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06:10

'Friends With' Benefits From Its Complications

In Friends with Kids, Adam Scott and Jennifer Westfeldt play two best friends who decide to have a baby together while keeping their relationship platonic -- so the baby doesn't interfere with their romantic lives. Critic David Edelstein say the film is simply marvelous.

44:54

Allison Pearson's 'Love' Letter To Keith Partridge

Allison Pearson follows up her 2002 best-seller, I Don't Know How She Does It, with I Think I Love You, a novel about a teenage girl's obsession with teen star David Cassidy. The book wasn't hard for Pearson to write. When she was growing up, she was madly in love with Cassidy too.

06:12

A 'Hall Pass' To Cheat Keeps Marital Despair At Bay

The Farrelly brothers' latest comedy stars Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis as sexually frustrated men given a week off from marriage by their spouses. Movie critic David Edelstein says the movie's premise — while creepy — leaves viewers "with a sad and wise view of adulthood."

20:18

The People Behind Pixar's 'Toy Story 3'

Director Lee Unkrich and screenwriter Michael Arndt discuss the final film in the Toy Story trilogy. One inspiration for the movie? An incident in which Unkrich accidentally threw out his wife's toys.

06:21

'Thirtysomething' Withstands The Test Of Time

Twenty-two years after its debut on ABC, the iconic TV drama about yuppie family life is back — in DVD form. Critic David Bianculli reviews the first season of thirtysomething, and reflects on what made the show both infuriating and fascinating.

05:06

A World In Crisis, And Only Love Can Save The Day

Straightforward and kid-friendly, Hayao Miyazaki's Ponyo isn't the animation master's most complicated film. But in some ways, the film's simplicity offers a clearer look at the director's greatness. Movie critic David Edelstein explains.

21:37

Animator, Director And Writer Andrew Stanton

Andrew Stanton co-wrote and directed the Pixar animated film Wall-E. He also wrote and directed Finding Nemo, which was awarded an Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film in 2004, and co-wrote Monsters Inc., Toy Story and A Bugs Life. He joined Pixar in 1990 and was the company's second animator and ninth employee.

44:31

Pixar's Andrew Stanton, Animating From Life

The man behind Nemo and Wall-E has warmed hearts with his unlikely heroes — a clownfish? A sentient trash compactor? He tells Terry Gross about finding inspiration in unlikely places, and in everyday objects.

05:48

From a Trash-Heap Future, a Romance for the Ages

Pixar has always focused on loss, decay, and the dark side of materialism. Here that theme extends to the ruination of the planet — and Wall-E ranks among the most sublime feature-length works of animation ever made in this country.

06:09

Wallace, Gromit Reverse the 'Curse'

The animated feature Wallace and Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is the latest big-screen adventure featuring an inept man and a clever dog. The characters, fan favorites in Great Britain, are the work of Nick Park.

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