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The Cricket's Daily 3: Lana Wachowski opens up

Published October 24, 2012 7:14 am

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Here's what's happening today in pop culture:

• Lana Wachowski, half of the directing siblings behind "The Matrix" films, talks publicly for the first time about her tortured childhood and her decision to live openly as a transgender woman. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• A movie about the Navy SEALs' mission to get Osama Bin Laden, scheduled to air on the National Geographic Channel two days before the election, has been edited to emphasize the role of President Obama. [The New York Times]

• The first trailer for "Iron Man 3" is online, and its dark tone suggests that maybe Christopher Nolan's "Dark Knight" trilogy has gotten under the skin of the folks at archrival Marvel. [Entertainment Weekly]