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Liu Haocun as Zhang Lan in Cliff Walkers, a spy thriller from Chinese director Zhang Yimou. CMC Pictures hide caption

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Double Feature: Refugees In 'Limbo,' And Spies And Subterfuge In 'Cliff Walkers'

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About Endlessness opens with the visual of a couple (Jan-Eje Ferling and Tatiana Delaunay) floating through gray, cloudy skies. Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Bittersweet Film 'About Endlessness' Highlights Life's Humor And Despair

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Collection Showcases 20 Years Of Louis Armstrong's Studio Work

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Bad Review Ruins 'Citizen Kane' Perfect Status On Rotten Tomatoes

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A Gay White Teen Struggles To Exist In Apartheid South Africa In 'Moffie'

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Writer-director Oliver Hermanus created Moffie from an autobiographical novel by André Carl van der Merwe — but he gives the film an air of lived experience. Daniel Rutland Manners/IFC Films hide caption

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Basic Training Proves Anything-But-Basic In The Powerful South African Drama 'Moffie'

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Sam (Yahya Mahayni) agrees to have his back tattooed with the Schengen Visa, the document that allows free movement between European countries, in The Man Who Sold His Skin. Samuel Goldwyn/Bac Films hide caption

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An Immigrant Becomes A Human Canvas In This Sly Film About Art And Freedom

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In Godzilla vs. Kong, the Titans meet up and face off. Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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In A Long-Awaited Matchup, Godzilla And Kong Stomp Where Marvel Fears To Tread

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In Another Round, Martin (Mads Mikkelsen) is a bored and boring teacher who decides that life would be better with more alcohol. Henrik Ohsten/Courtesy of TIFF hide caption

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'Another Round'? This Tipsy Danish Film Asks, Why Not?

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In The Father, Anthony Hopkins plays a man with dementia, and Olivia Coleman is the daughter whose name he occasionally forgets. Sean Gleason/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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In 'The Father,' Anthony Hopkins' Mind Is Playing Tricks On Him — And On You

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Zack Snyder directs Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot. Zack Snyder's Justice League is the director's 2021 cut of the 2017 film. Clay Enos/HBO Max hide caption

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Here At Long (Really Long) Last, 'Zack Snyder's Justice League' Is ... Not Bad?

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Jasmila Zbanic plays a schoolteacher who works as a U.N. translator during the Bosnian war in Quo Vadis, Aida? Super LTD hide caption

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'Quo Vadis, Aida?' Reckons With The Devastating Legacy Of The Bosnian War

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Raya, a young warrior princess (Kelly Marie Tran), enlists the help of Sisu, a friendly water dragon (Awkwafina) in Raya and the Last Dragon. Disney hide caption

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'Raya And The Last Dragon' Is Not Entirely New, But It's Refreshing Nonetheless

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