Ender (Asa Butterfield) is a prodigy military cadet being trained by a team of adults — including Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley) — to fend off a hostile alien race in a much-discussed adaptation of Ender's Game. Richard Foreman Jr./Summit Entertainment hide caption

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Making his directorial debut with Man of Tai Chi, Keanu Reeves also appears as the film's rich, ruthless villain. RADiUS-TWC hide caption

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Linda Blair, at just 12 years old, played the demon-possessed Regan MacNeil in the 1973 film The Exorcist, still widely considered one of the scariest movies ever. Warner Bros./AP hide caption

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Four Decades On, 'The Exorcist' Is Still A Head-Turner

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In Dallas Buyers Club, Jared Leto plays Rayon, a transgender woman who is HIV-positive and struggling with a drug habit. "I always saw Rayon as someone who wanted to live ... life as a woman, not just someone who enjoyed putting on women's clothing," Leto says. Anne Marie Fox/Focus Features hide caption

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Jared Leto Was 'Seduced' By Role Of Rayon In 'Buyers Club'

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Kathy Najimy, Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker star in Hocus Pocus as the Sanderson sisters, three 17th-century witches who are brought back to life in Salem, Mass., in 1993. Walt Disney hide caption

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At 17 years old, Sari Math has left his father behind to work on a Chinese-owned cassava plantation. Faced with an ever-diminishing catch, he and his father could no longer support themselves by fishing alone. Migrant Films hide caption

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In Cambodia, A Tide Of 'Change' Sweeps Some Lives Under

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Tom Hanks stars in Captain Phillips, a film that's recently been subject to a "whisper campaign" of pre-Oscars criticism. Hopper Stone/Hopper Stone, SMPSP hide caption

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Word On The Street Is Oscars 'Whisper Campaigns' Have Begun

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Harold Lee's son Henry, perched on the roof of a camera truck, helped produce and import Chinese-language films from Hong Kong and China in the late 1940s. Courtesy of the Lee Family hide caption

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Play It Sam: Moments That Made The Movies

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Science Goes to the Movies: 'Gravity'

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Blue Is the Warmest Color chronicles the love affair between high school student Adèle (Adèle Exarchopoulos, left) and Emma (Léa Seydoux), who is older and more experienced. IFC Films/Sundance Selects/Wild Bunch hide caption

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In Emotionally Charged 'Blue,' Sex Is Graphic, But Not Gratuitous

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Hong Kong director Tsui Hark's latest film, Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon, just hit cinemas in Asia. Sam Yeh /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Before Sherlock: An Ancient Chinese Sleuth's Enduring Appeal

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A former economics professor (Gad Elmaleh) gains entree into the house-of-cards world of high finance when he suddenly becomes head of a venerable French bank. Cohen Media Group hide caption

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