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Hulu's New Billie Holiday Biopic Falls Short Of Capturing Her Real Story

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Jacob (Steven Yeun) moves his family from California to farm in rural Arkansas in Minari. A24 hide caption

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'Minari' Follows A Family's Immigration With Humor, Humanity And Hope

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Review: 'Nomadland,' Chloe Zhao's Heavily-Tipped Drama

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Restless and tired of ordinary life, Fern (Frances McDormand) takes to the road in Nomadland. Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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In 'Nomadland,' Discover The Joy And Sorrow Of The Road Less Traveled

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Judas and the Black Messiah tells the story of Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya), who was killed by the police in a 1969 raid. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Picture hide caption

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'Judas And The Black Messiah' Is A Tense Thriller About The Black Panther Party

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Martine Chevallier and Barbara Sukowa play a lesbian couple facing a health crisis in the French film Two of Us. Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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These International Films Demonstrate The Power And Persistence Of Love

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Denzel Washington and Rami Malek are an unlikely pair on the hunt for a serial killer in The Little Things. HBO Max hide caption

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'The Little Things' Is A Star-Studded, Old-School Serial Killer Thriller

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Balram (Adarsh Gourav) is a young man struggling to escape poverty in The White Tiger. Tejinder Singh Khamkha/Netflix hide caption

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In 'White Tiger,' A Dickensian Rags-To-Riches Story Turns Psychological Thriller

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Spoor is a pulpy murder story that's also a utopian fable about feminism, social justice and ecology. The film, which was released in 2017, is newly available for streaming on The Brattle. Courtesy of Samuel Goldwyn Films hide caption

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Polish Thriller 'Spoor' Is A Pulpy Murder Story — And A Utopian Fable

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