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'Quartet': Dustin Hoffman, Behind The Camera.

The veteran actor recently made his directorial debut with a film about four aging opera singers who stage a concert at their retirement home. Starring Maggie Smith and Tom Courtenay, the film explores friendship, memory and the time that remains.

This interview was originally broadcast on Jan. 16, 2013.

20:44

Timberlake On 'N Sync, Acting And Bringing Sexy Back.

Justin Timberlake rocketed to stardom as a teen heartthrob in the band 'N Sync. He has gone on to be a successful solo artist — and expanded his career into both comedic and dramatic roles on-screen. He discusses his long career in showbiz, his SNL digital shorts and his transition to film.

This interview was originally broadcast on Oct. 6, 2010.

50:26

'Quartet': Dustin Hoffman, Behind The Camera.

The veteran actor recently made his directorial debut with a film about four aging opera singers who stage a concert at their retirement home. Starring Maggie Smith and Tom Courtenay, the film explores friendship, memory and the time that remains.

17:25

In 'Arabia,' Writing Life As You Wish You'd Lived It

Dana Spiotta's third novel, Stone Arabia, is about an aging musician who never achieved the type of success he'd have liked. Rather than giving up, he chronicles an imaginary version of his life — as a successful rock star recording his career in a series of journals.

44:18

Richard Thompson, Looking Back

We listen back to excerpts of interviews with and concerts by singer and guitarist Richard Thompson. A new box set collects more than 40 years of his work.

19:49

Musical Comedy Flies In 'Conchords'

British writer and director James Bobin discusses his work on Flight of the Conchords, which he co-created and now co-writes and co-executive produces. The funny HBO musical comedy show follows a couple of clueless musicians trying to make it big in New York City.

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