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Drawing Connections Between 'Young Karl Marx' And 'The Cured'

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A soon-to-be-divorced couple looks for their runaway son (Matvey Novikov) in Loveless, a pitch-black Russian drama that earned an Oscar nomination for best foreign language film. Roadside Attractions hide caption

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A Missing Child, A Dying Marriage And A 'Loveless' Society

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Ticket Sales For Marvel's 'Black Panther' Are Superhero-Sized

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New Oral History Captures The Magic Of 'Angels In America'

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Daniela Vega stars in A Fantastic Woman, the tale of a trans woman who finds herself under societal suspicion after the death of her boyfriend. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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'A Fantastic Woman' Is As Strong And Complicated As Its Star

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27: El Club De Los Malditos takes place in an alternate universe populated with persuasive look- and sound-alikes of famous musicians. (Left to right: Andres Bagg, William Prociuk, Sofía Gala Castiglione, Mariu Fernández, El Polaco, Vicky Maurette and Sadrak Jeremy) Lucas Cheja hide caption

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Why Do So Many Rock Stars Die At 27? Argentine Film Explores One (Insane) Theory

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Breaking Down The 2018 Oscar Nominations

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Idris Elba and Jessica Chastain star in Molly's Game. Michael Gibson/STXfilms hide caption

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'Molly's Game' Is Aces

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Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) and Kay Graham (Meryl Streep) grapple with a big decision in The Post. Niko Tavernise/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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'The Post': Pentagon Papers Put The Press Under Pressure

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Call Me By Your Name, Get Out, The Florida Project, The Big Sick, Coco and Girls Trip all made NPR's top list. Sony Pitcures Classics/Universal Pictures/A24/Lionsgate/Disney Pixar/Universal Studios hide caption

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NPR's Favorite Movies Of 2017

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'The Last Jedi' Is Not More Of The Same In 'Star Wars' Franchise

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Biopic About Figure Skater Tonya Harding Reviewed

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'The Disaster Artist' Is The Best Movie About A Bad Movie

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Your Guide To Movies Coming Out This Holiday Season

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In 'Coco,' Pixar Finds Joyous Life — In Death

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