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What's behind the EV culture war? Plus, former child stars including Drake Bell come forward about abuse in 'Quiet on Set.' FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images/Mark Mainz/Getty Images hide caption

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An average of about 18.7 million viewers tuned in to watch the South Carolina Gamecocks triumph over the Iowa Hawkeyes in the 2024 NCAA Women's Basketball National Championship on Sunday. Morry Gash/AP hide caption

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Hiroyuki Sanada in FX's Shogun. Katie Yu/FX hide caption

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Stephen King at a press conference in 2013, in Paris. Eric Feferberg/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Andrew Scott, above, says he tried to "unlearn the stuff" he knew from previous adaptations of the Highsmith novel, including the 1999 film adaptation of The Talented Mr. Ripley, starring Matt Damon. Philippe Antonello/Netflix hide caption

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Don't call him a sociopath: Here's how Andrew Scott humanizes 'Ripley'

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The new Netflix adaptation of The Talented Mr. Ripley is brilliantly shot in black and white. It's a meticulously built piece of filmmaking and looking at it shot by shot is a profound pleasure. Maurizio Lombardi/Netflix hide caption

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Director Steven Zaillian and cinematographer Robert Elswit make the most of the Ripley's black and white aesthetic, presenting stunning images of Italian landscape. Lorenzo Sisti/Netflix hide caption

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Netflix's stylish 'Ripley' stretches the grift — and the tension — to the max

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Andrew Scott as Tom Ripley in Ripley. Philippe Antonello/Netflix hide caption

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Former cast members of SCTV Dave Thomas (from left), Joe Flaherty, Catherine O'Hara, Andrea Martin, foreground, Harold Ramis, Eugene Levy and Martin Short, pose at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival on March 6, 1999, in Aspen, Colo. Flaherty, a founding member of the Canadian sketch series "SCTV," died Monday at age 82. E Pablo Kosmicki/AP hide caption

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Ari Wallach interviews Andrea Kritcher at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. BetterTomorrows/PBS hide caption

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Dystopias are so 2020. Meet the new protopias that show a hopeful future

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Giancarlo Esposito as Gracian (Gray) Parish. Eliot Brasseaux/AMC hide caption

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In AMC's 'Parish,' actor Giancarlo Esposito drives the story

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New Steve Martin documentary spotlights a comedy legend with nothing left to prove

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Jess Hong in the Netflix series 3 Body Body Problem. Netflix hide caption

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Bryan Hearne in the docuseries Quiet on Set. ID/Warner Bros hide caption

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Kevin Hart received the 25th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. on March 24th, 2024. The Kennedy Center hide caption

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Kevin Hart takes home his Mark Twain Prize for American humor

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