A first movie, like Disney's Sleeping Beauty, can have a big impact on little kids. It might even turn them into movie reviewers one day. Courtesy of The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Omar Sharif's Doctor Zhivago didn't need any help chilling out. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Chiharu Shiota takes over an entire townhouse for her 2013 work Trace of Memory. It's one of the many unusual installations at The Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh. Courtesy of The Mattress Factory hide caption

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Irrational Man is a Hitchcock-style mystery wrapped in a Woody Allen romance. Sabrina Lantos /Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Sean Baker's Tangerine offers up a gallery of the vivid, profane, utterly riotous characters who inhabit the fringes of LA's sex industry. Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Director Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy clearly intends the boarding school for the deaf as a stand-in for all the things that have gone wrong with Ukrainian society. Courtesy of Drafthouse Films hide caption

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Greg (Thomas Mann) is jokey, mostly as a substitute for actual social interaction. Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Actor David Gulpilil gives a genuinely wrenching performance in Charlie's Country Courtesy of Monument Releasing hide caption

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More than half of the top 10 box-office hits this year have centered on female characters, says NPR film critic Bob Mondello. But only a few — like Pitch Perfect 2 — were written or directed by women. Richard Cartwright/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Melissa McCarthy gets a star-vehicle movie of her own in Spy. Larry Horricks/ Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Heaven Knows What stars Arielle Holmes and is based on her experience as a homeless heroin addict in New York City. Courtesy of Radius-TWC hide caption

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