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'Maudie' Paints Intimate Portrait Of Canadian Painter Maud Lewis

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Sally Hawkins stars in Maudie, the true story of Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis, who painted cheerful scenes on whatever materials she could find. Duncan Deyoung/Courtesy of Mongrel Media hide caption

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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner arrived in theaters six months to the day after interracial marriage was legalized by the Loving v. Virginia Supreme Court decision in 1967. Above, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Houghton and Spencer Tracy. George Rinhart/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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50 Years After 'Loving,' Hollywood Still Struggles With Interracial Romance

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'Beatriz at Dinner' And 'Megan Leavey' Celebrate Women Warriors

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'When Time Was New': 'Wonder Woman' Brings Sunlight To The DC Universe

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Summer Movie Preview: 'Wonder Woman,' 'Rough Night,' 'Transformers'

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Dwayne Johnson, Ilfenesh Hadera and Kelly Rohrbach in the new guilty pleasure (until the story starts), Baywatch. Frank Masi/Courtesy of Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Beaches, Bathing Suits, And Finally On The Big Screen, 'Baywatch'

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The Saint Before The Spy: Actor Roger Moore Dies At 89

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Danish Filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg Gets Deeply Personal In 'The Commune'

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An Iraqi Sniper Traps Two U.S. Soldiers In 'The Wall'

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Grooving To That 70s Beat, 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Return In Volume 2

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'Obit' Documentary Follows Journalists Who Tell Lively Stories Of Death

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Jane Jacobs commandeering a city planning meeting. Courtesy of IFC Films hide caption

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City Planning As A Contact Sport In 'Citizen Jane: Battle For The City'

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Movie Review: Richard Gere Plays A Scheming New York Fixer In 'Norman'

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Your Name. starts like a teen rom-com but turns into a harrowing survival tale. Courtesy of Funimation Films hide caption

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A Body-Switching Teen Romance Anime Disaster Flick With 'Your Name.' On It

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