Garish Melodrama Becomes Universal Tragedy 'The Beguiled'

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L to R: Elle Fanning as Alicia (Elle Fanning), Miss Martha (Nicole Kidman), Edwina (Kirsten Dunst), Jane (Angourie Rice), Amy (Oona Laurence), Emily (Emma Howard), and Marie (Addison Riecke) in The Beguiled Ben Rothstein /Focus Features hide caption

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'The Big Sick' Is A Wonderful Movie And An Imperfect Milestone

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'Maudie' Paints Intimate Portrait Of Canadian Painter Maud Lewis

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Sally Hawkins stars in Maudie, the true story of Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis, who painted cheerful scenes on whatever materials she could find. Duncan Deyoung/Courtesy of Mongrel Media hide caption

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Why 'The Mummy' Is The Most Important Bad Movie Of The Year

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(L to R) Blair (Zoe Kravitz), Frankie (Illana Grazer), Jess (Scarlett Johansson), Pippa (Kate McKinnon) and Alice (Jillian Bell) in Rough Night. Macall Polay/Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. hide caption

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'Beatriz at Dinner' And 'Megan Leavey' Celebrate Women Warriors

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'My Cousin Rachel' Spins A 19th-Century Melodrama About A Mysterious Young Widow

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The new Showtime documentary Becoming Cary Grant traces the actor's journey from working-class England to Hollywood stardom. Getty Images hide caption

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'Becoming Cary Grant' Reveals The Self-Invention Of A Hollywood Icon

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'Beatriz At Dinner' Serves Up A Barbed Satire About Race, Class And Culture

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'When Time Was New': 'Wonder Woman' Brings Sunlight To The DC Universe

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Gal Gadot Shines As 'Wonder Woman,' Despite The Film's By-The-Numbers Plot

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