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Actor David Thewlis voices Michael Stone as he engages in puppet showering, puppet profanity, puppet nudity and puppet hallucinations. Courtesy of Paramount Pictures hide caption

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'Anomalisa' Is A Charlie Kaufman Movie Featuring Puppets. Yes, It's Weird

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(From left) Leonardo DiCaprio in The Revenant; Amy Poehler as Joy in Inside Out; Matt Damon in The Martian; Kettly Noël in Timbuktu; and Charlize Theron in Mad Max: Fury Road. 20th Century Fox/Pixar/20th Century Fox/Cohen Media Group/Warner Bros. hide caption

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Seeing Double: Bob Mondello Picks 2015's Best Movies, 2 At A Time

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Oscar Voting Begins On Nominations That Are 'Muddier' Than Usual

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Orson Welles plays Sir John Falstaff, the portly Shakespearean rapscallion in Chimes at Midnight. Courtesy of Janus Films hide caption

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'Chimes At Midnight' Gives Weight To A Shakespearean Knave

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Remembering Oscar-Winning Cinematographer Haskell Wexler

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Actor John Boyega attends the world premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Hollywood. Boyega, the son of Nigerian immigrants, grew up in London. Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Disney hide caption

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Cinematographer Haskell Wexler poses at the 2015 IDA Documentary Awards at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles. Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Dr. Bennet Omalu speaks on stage during the 2015 Health Hero Awards hosted by WebMD on Nov. 5 in New York City. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images hide caption

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Doctor Behind 'Concussion' Wanted To 'Enhance The Lives' Of Football Players

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'Our Gang' Chronicles Lives Of African-American Actors In 'The Little Rascals'

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Leonardo DiCaprio, as Hugh Glass, bears the elements in a scene from The Revenant. Kimberley French/Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film hide caption

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'Revenant' Reveals A Breathtaking, Punishing Saga Of Survival And Revenge

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Samuel L. Jackson is one of the stars of Quentin Tarantino's Hateful Eight, which is showing in 100 theaters in 70-millimeter film — a nearly-obsolete premium format. Andrew Cooper/Courtesy of the Weinstein Company hide caption

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Old-School Projection Fans Are Grateful For 'Hateful Eight' In 70 Millimeter

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