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Aretha Franklin, pictured during a television appearance in January 1972, the same month in which the project Amazing Grace was recorded. ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images hide caption

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Ralph Ineson plays "the man in black" in "Near Algodones," the second segment of the Western anthology The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Beginning Nov. 16, the film will play in theaters for a week before it becomes available for streaming on Netflix. Netflix hide caption

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Life's Cruelty Is A Constant In The Coen Brothers' Mixed Bag Western 'Ballad'

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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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Tiffany Haddish is the standout of Tyler Perry's Nobody's Fool. Chip Bergmann/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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'Nobody's Fool': Tiffany Haddish, Tyler Perry, And Learning To Love A Man With Abs

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No Time For Losers: Brian May (Gwilym Lee), Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) and John Deacon (Joe Mazzello) sing the praises of callipygian females in Bohemian Rhapsody. Alex Bailey/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Two of the most talented actors around — Timothée Chalemet and Steve Carell — lend Beautiful Boy its emotional backbone. Francois Duhamel/Amazon Studios hide caption

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Carell And Chalamet Shine In 'Beautiful Boy'

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Nick Castle returns to play the role of Michael Myers in the latest Halloween reboot. Ryan Green/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Does The New 'Halloween' Impale In Comparison?

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"I ... am! Your singing tel-a-gram!": Michael Myers (Nick Castle) pays a visit to Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) in David Gordon Green's Halloween. Ryan Green/Universal Pictures hide caption

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