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Remaking 'The Ladykillers'

NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with New York Times critic Elvis Mitchell about the Coen brothers' remake of the comic 1955 film The Ladykillers. The original version starred Alec Guiness and Peter Sellers. The new film stars Tom Hanks.

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As NPR's senior national correspondent, Linda Wertheimer travels the country and the globe for NPR News, bringing her unique insights and wealth of experience to bear on the day's top news stories.