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Movie Review: Can M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' Make Its Trilogy Connection Clear?

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'Hello, Dolly!' Broadway Star Carol Channing Dies At 97

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When the Gran Splendid Theater in Buenos Aires was converted into a branch of the Ateneo bookstore, the stage became a cafe. It was just named "the world's most beautiful bookstore" by National Geographic. Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Inside 'The World's Most Beautiful Bookstore' In Argentina

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Not throwing away his shot(gun): Christian Bale's Dick Cheney smirks and glowers in Vice. Matt Kennedy/Annapurna hide caption

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'On The Basis Of Sex' And 'Vice': 2 Biopics — 1 Bathed In Light, 1 Steeped In Shadow

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In His New Film, Shakespearean Actor Kenneth Branagh Stars As The Bard Himself

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A statue of George M. Cohan, prolific Broadway composer and performer, stands in New York's Times Square. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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George M. Cohan, 'The Man Who Created Broadway,' Was An Anthem Machine

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In 'Mary Poppins Returns,' The Practically Perfect Nanny Is Back

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Yonis (Boluwatife Treasure Bankole), L, and Zain (Zain Al Rafeea), R, find a moment of quiet amid the chaos in Capernaum. Sony hide caption

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A Boy Grows Up Fast On The Streets Of Beirut In The Dickensian 'Capernaum'

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In 'If Beale Street Could Talk,' Characters Struggle Against Injustice And Find Hope Through Love

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Black Panther, Roma, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Widows, A Star is Born and Eighth Grade all made NPR's favorite-movie list. (Top) Marvel Studios/Netflix/Universal Pictures; (bottom) 20th Century Fox/Warner Bros./A24 hide caption

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(Top) Marvel Studios/Netflix/Universal Pictures; (bottom) 20th Century Fox/Warner Bros./A24

Movie Review: 'Mary Queen Of Scots'

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'Tis The Season For 'Anna And The Apocalypse,' The New Zom-Com Musical

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Remembering The Work Of Director Bernardo Bertolucci

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