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Showing spectacular clips from productions such as Frida, The Tempest and The Lion King, director Julie Taymor describes a life spent immersed in theater and the movies. Filmed right as controversy over her Broadway production of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark was at its peak, she candidly describes the tensions inherent within her creative process, as she strives both to capture the essence of a story--and produce images and experiences unlike anything else.
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Facebook's share price rises above its $38 flotation level for the first time since the shares began trading last year.
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A man from Doncaster admits on BBC Radio 5 live to lying about having whiplash in order to claim insurance money.
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The new boss of the German engineering firm Siemens says his priority is to stabilise the company after its former chief executive was dumped this week.
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Orders for housebuilder Taylor Wimpey homes reach record levels supported by the government's Help to Buy scheme.
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The US economy grew at an annualised pace of 1.7% in the second quarter of the year, more than expected, official figures show.
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How the US economy is being recalculated for the 21st Century
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The world's biggest distiller of Scotch whisky, Diageo, has reported an 8% rise in annual profits driven partly by US spirits sales. New Chief Executive Ivan Menezes said he was excited about emerging markets.
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Samsung issues a strong denial that it designed the chip in some versions of its Galaxy S4 handset to produce misleading graphics benchmark scores.
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A set of stamps congratulating the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their son is released by the Isle of Man post office.
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The number of people unemployed in the eurozone fell for the first time in more than two years in June, but the jobless rate stayed at a record 12.1%.
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Google's latest attempt to put internet content on our TVs
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The BBC's Robert Peston gets a lesson in quantum physics
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Shares in Flintshire-based price comparison website Moneysupermarket.com drop by 15% despite a sharp rise in half-year profits.
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The makers of a "casual sex matchmaking app" called Bang With Friends are facing legal action over its name from games studio Zynga.
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Peugeot-Citroen makes progress with its European restructuring as it predicts further falls in demand on the continent.
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Historic changes are being made to the way US growth is measured, to include output from film and television. Michelle Fleury reports on the US economy's "Hollywood ending".
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Sales of the latest Nintendo games console, the Wii U, slowed in the three months to June, but the weaker yen helped the firm back to profit.
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The CBI wants to see more courses that enable students to earn while they learn.
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Pop star Rihanna wins a legal battle with Topshop over a T-shirt bearing her image.
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Tesco wins a battle with arch-rival Sainsbury's, over the validity of its "Price Promise" campaign, after a ruling from the Advertising Standards Authority.
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Whatever happened to the alcopops of the mid-1990s?
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The Bank of England helped in the sale of gold stolen by Nazis after the 1939 invasion of Czechoslovakia, new documents show,
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Plastic surgeons in the US say they have moved a step closer to being able to grow a complete human ear from a patient's cells.
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Energy expert Cornelia Meyer discusses British Gas owner Centrica's reported rise in half-year profits
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