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Millie Shapiro, Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne and Alex Wolff play the troubled family at the center of Hereditary. James Minchin/A24 hide caption

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Director Ari Aster Says 'Hereditary' Is A Family Drama At Its Core

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The Cast Of 'The Band's Visit' On What Makes The Broadway Smash Relatable

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Basketball, Marijuana And Poetry: These Police Tweet More Than Crime Alerts

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Durand Jones & The Indications Make Old-School Soul With A New-School Honesty

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'Children Of Blood And Bone' Tackles Heavy Themes In A Magical World

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Doug Jones presents the distinguished collaborator award at the 20th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards last month. The actor has portrayed all kinds of creatures and monsters, particularly in Guillermo del Toro's films. His latest collaboration with the director was The Shape of Water, in which Jones played the Amphibian Man. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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'Shape Of Water' Creature Actor Doug Jones Understands The Monsters

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Creature Actor Doug Jones Shares How He Transforms Into Movie Monsters

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The triangular patterns visible in Chadwick Boseman's Black Panther suit reflect what costume designer Ruth Carter calls "the sacred geometry of Africa." Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios hide caption

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'Black Panther' Costume Designer Draws On 'The Sacred Geometry Of Africa'

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Rats have been a persistent problem for cities around the world. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Genetic Divide Between NYC's Uptown And Downtown Rats

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'Big Sick' Creators Nanjiani And Gordon On Turning Their Courtship Into A Movie

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Ian McShane as Mr. Wednesday and Ricky Whittle as Shadow Moon hit the road in the new Starz adaptation of Neil Gaiman's American Gods. James Dimmock/Copyright 2017 Starz Entertainment, LLC hide caption

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In 'American Gods,' Even Deities Have The Immigrant Experience

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Run River North (Jennifer Rim, Joe Chun, Alex Hwang, Abe Kim, Daniel Chae and Sally Kang) performs at SXSW's first-ever Asian-American showcase. Stephanie Vu & Zenith Division/Courtesy of Kollaboration hide caption

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At SXSW, Asian-American Musicians Make A Space Of Their Own

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'I Am Not Your Negro' Gives James Baldwin's Words New Relevance

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Comic Book Writer Marjorie Liu On How Rejection Shaped Her Writing

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