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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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Bernardo Bertolucci, Directed 'Last Tango In Paris,' Dies At 77

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Magician Ricky Jay Dies At 72

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Royal Intrigue Fuels Eccentric Comedy Of Manners, 'The Favourite'

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Are You Hitting The Theaters This Season? Here's What Movies To Look For

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Director Alfonso Cuarón Reimagines His Mexican Childhood In 'Roma'

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Lara (Victor Polster) is impatient to become the girl she knows herself to be, in Lukas Dhont's Girl. Netflix hide caption

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'Girl': Belgian Drama About A Young Trans Ballet Student Is On Point

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Marisol (Malena Villa) and Carlos (Lorenzo Ferro) get triggered in El Angel. Marcos Ludevid/The Orchard hide caption

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Death Wears A Pleasing Face In The Swoony, Stylized 'El Angel'

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Outsized Music Personalities Featured In 'Bohemian Rhapsody' And 'Maria By Callas'

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Actor Paul Dano Steps Behind The Camera In 'Wildlife'

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In '22 July' Filmmaker Paul Greengrass Tells The Story Of Terrorist Attack In Norway

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Despite Its Incendiary Subject Matter, 'Monsters And Men' Is Sober And Nuanced

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Toronto Film Award Expected To Put 'Green Book' On Oscar Shortlists

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