An international police force (of puppets) is tasked with saving the world in Team America, the 2004 movie from the creators of South Park. Melinda Sue Gordon/AP/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Adepero Oduye planned to be a doctor, but after her father died suddenly, she decided to change course and pursue an acting career. Focus Features hide caption

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Alike (Adepero Oduye) navigates her complex relationships at school and at home in the new film Pariah. Focus Features hide caption

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Meryl Streep stars as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in Phyllida Lloyd's The Iron Lady. The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images hide caption

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A Clockwork Orange was a reader suggestion for the NPR list of best cult films of all time. The Kobol Collection hide caption

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In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Patton Oswalt portrays Matt Freehauf in Young Adult. Phillip V. Caruso/AP hide caption

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Charlize Theron plays Mavis Gary in Young Adult. Phillip V. Caruso/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Elmo and Kevin Clash have been working together for more than 20 years. Clash has also performed in Labyrinth, Muppets from Space, Follow that Bird and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Photo courtesy of Scott McDermott/Being Elmo hide caption

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Cloud and Light, by Tshio Hosokawa, was written for the ancient Japanes instrument called the sho. ECM hide caption

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Anthropologist Nicholas Conard (left) and filmmaker Werner Herzog examine artifacts from the Chauvet caves in southern France. Mark Valesella/IFC Films hide caption

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