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Leslie Odom Jr. originated the role of Aaron Burr on Broadway in Hamilton. Like the rest of the original cast, he's available to watch at home in the film, which arrives Friday on Disney+. Disney+ hide caption

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Jon Stewart's Disappointing New Political Satire Is Hardly 'Irresistible'

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In Defense Of Jazz Biopics: Melodramas And Morality Tales, Set To Music

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Four black war veterans (Isiah Whitlock Jr., Norm Lewis, Clarke Peters and Delroy Lindo) and one veteran's son (Jonathan Majors) return to Vietnam in Da 5 Bloods. David Lee/Netflix hide caption

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Spike Lee's 'Da 5 Bloods' Is A Platoon Picture, Heist Thriller And History Lesson

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Shirley Jackson (Elisabeth Moss) and her long-term houseguest Rose (Odessa Young) form an unusual bond in Shirley. The film mixes fact and fiction to explore the life of the American writer best known for her short story "The Lottery." Neon hide caption

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Elisabeth Moss Shines As Writer Shirley Jackson In This Smart, Surprising Film

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What Movies Hollywood Prepared For The Reopening Of Theaters

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Movie Review: 'On The Record' With Russell Simmons' Accusers

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Actor-comedians Steve Coogan (left) and Rob Brydon (right) play coyly fictionalized versions of themselves in The Trip to Greece. IFC Films hide caption

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With 'Trip To Greece,' Coogan And Brydon's Odyssey Reaches A Poignant End

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Steve Coogan and Rob Bryden Follow Homer's 'Odyssey' In Their New Film

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A Sensational Film About Street Violence In London Is Now Streaming

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When 8-year-old Cody (Lucas Jaye) temporarily moves into the house next door to Del (Brian Dennehy), the two strike up an unlikely, intergenerational friendship. Dennehy died April 15 at the age of 81. Courtesy of FilmRise hide caption

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Brian Dennehy's 'Driveways' Performance Is Gruff, Graceful — And A Goodbye

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French Satire 'Deerskin' Opens Online — But Will Share Proceeds With Movie Theaters

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