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City Hall tags along as Boston mayor Marty Walsh attends various appointments and public appearances — including this meeting about violent crime. Courtesy of Zipporah Films hide caption

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An Action-Packed Doc About Local Government? It's All In Wiseman's 'City Hall'

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Film Version Offers A New Look At Jack London's 'Martin Eden'

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Anne Hathaway is the Grand High Witch in the film adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Witches. Daniel Smith/Warner Bros. hide caption

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Unimaginative 'Witches' Retread Lacks The Magic Of Roald Dahl's Classic

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Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' Reviewed

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After he meets Elena (Jessica Cressy), Martin Eden (Luca Marinelli) becomes determined to rise above his lowly circumstances and prove himself worthy of her love. Francesca Errichiello/Kino Lorber hide caption

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This Sumptuous Retelling Of 'Martin Eden' Stays True To Jack London's Novel

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HBO To Present Adaptation Of Broadway Hit 'David Byrne's American Utopia'

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'S***house': A Sweet And Happy Collegiate Rom-Com With A Provocative Name

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'The Trial Of The Chicago 7' Is Passionate, Political — And Uncannily Pertinent

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HBO's David Byrne's American Utopia captures a live performance of Byrne's acclaimed Broadway show. David Lee/HBO hide caption

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David Byrne And Spike Lee Conjure Up A Joyous Vision Of 'American Utopia'

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Totally Under Control examines the Trump administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Neon hide caption

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'Totally Under Control' And 'Time' Are Two Very 2020 Documentaries

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Filmmaker Radha Blank stars as a fictionalized version of herself in The Forty-Year-Old Version. The film, which began as a Web series, was inspired by Blank's own experience as a playwright and rapper in Harlem. Jeong Park/Netflix hide caption

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'The Forty-Year-Old Version' Is Fast, Funny, Multi-Faceted And No Small Feat

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"The train's afoot!": (L to R) Sherlock (Henry Cavill) and Mycroft (Sam Claflin) literally look down on their younger sister Enola (Millie Bobby Brown) in Netflix's Enola Holmes. Alex Bailey/Legendary/Netflix hide caption

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Tom Holland plays Arvin, a young man who refuses to let evil go unpunished in The Devil All the Time. Glen Wilson/Netflix hide caption

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Everyone's A Sinner In 'The Devil All The Time'

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