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Eugénie (Juliette Binoche) and Dodin Bouffant (Benoît Magimel) in The Taste of Things. Stéphanie Branchu/IFC Films hide caption

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"We have to live with the monsters we create," Justine Triet told NPR's Scott Simon, when he asked whether characters linger with her after a film. "I've been living with these people for three years, and I think I'll probably live with them for at least another year." Les Films Pelléas hide caption

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Jada Pinkett Smith's creative life. Matt Winkelmeyer/Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images hide caption

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An Apple TV+ animated special shows how Franklin, the first Black Peanuts character, meets Charlie Brown and friends in Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin. Apple TV+ hide caption

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The first Black 'Peanuts' character finally gets his origin story in animated special

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My first thought after watching two episodes of Couple to Throuple was: "This seems like a relationship structure perfect for people who like to attend a lot of meetings." Above, Denyse, left, Wilder, and Corey in the "Communication" episode. Paul Castillero/Peacock hide caption

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Scotty Lyon (Sienna King), left, and Dorothy "Dot" Lyon (Juno Temple) in Season 5 of Fargo. Michelle Faye/FX hide caption

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Toby Keith's 'Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue' lives on in MAGA country

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Tom Hollander as Truman Capote and Jessica Lange as Lillie Mae Faulk in Feud: Capote Vs. The Swans. FX hide caption

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Author and cultural critic bell hooks poses for a portrait on December 16, 1996 in New York City, New York. Karjean Levine/Getty Images hide caption

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Grover, pictured on "Sesame Street" in 2011, announced on Monday that one of his many jobs is in journalism. The social media response underscored the precarious state of the industry. Richard Drew/Associated Press hide caption

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Kansas City Chiefs fans gather for a Super Bowl watch party in Kansas City, Mo., on Sunday. Viewership data show that 200 million people saw at least some part of the game. Peter Aiken/AP hide caption

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Props and sets are available to rent at EcoSet in Los Angeles. It's a resource for the creative industry that implements zero waste practices on productions and events. Tracy Nguyen for NPR hide caption

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How Hollywood art directors are working to keep their sets out of the landfill

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