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Thursday, October 11, 2007

This fall, a new wave of Hollywood movies takes on issues in the War on Terror. Director Brian De Palma talks about his new film “Redacted” and we’ll review some of the others with film critics Owen Gleiberman and Dana Stevens. Plus, the results of our crowd-sourcing project, “Are You Being Gouged?”.

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Guests:

Owen Gleiberman, Brian De Palma and Dana Stevens

Casualties of War

Director Brian De Palma talks about his new film Redacted, as well how the mainstream media is reporting on the Iraq War, and whether or not he considers himself a political filmmaker.
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Film Studies

Film critics Dana Stevens of Slate and Entertainment Weekly’s Owen Gleiberman join us for the month of October to talk about films. This week: the fall crop of films about the War on Terror.

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Are You Being Gouged? The Results

Brian Lehrer Show associate producer Jim Colgan, breaks down the results. Then we talk to New York Times economics writer David Leonhardt about the economics of price disparities, and then to NYU journalism professor Jay Rosen about what it means for journalism.

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