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Tom Cruise stars as Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in Top Gun: Maverick. Paramount Pictures hide caption

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'Top Gun: Maverick' puts Tom Cruise back in the cockpit, 36 years later

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Jessie Buckley stars in Men. A24 hide caption

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Tom Cruise is back as Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in Top Gun: Maverick. Scott Garfield/Paramount Pictures Corporation hide caption

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'Top Gun: Maverick' is ridiculous. It's also ridiculously entertaining

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Harry Hadden-Paton, Laura Carmichael, Tuppence Middleton and Allen Leech star in Downton Abbey: A New Era. Focus Features hide caption

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Downton Abbey is back, but this time the family is going on the road to France. ISABEL INFANTES/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The new Downton Abbey film is here, and its creator says misery isn't compulsory

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Jessica (Tilda Swinton) consults an engineer (Juan Pablo Urrego) in an effort to understand the mysterious sound she's hearing in Memoria. Neon films hide caption

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'Memoria' is a marvelously strange sonic detective story

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Netflix has changed its corporate culture memo to warn employees that it will include content with viewpoints they may find harmful. Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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In this image from video released by the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office, Alec Baldwin gestures while talking with investigators following a fatal shooting last year on the Rust movie set in Santa Fe, N.M. AP hide caption

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Anamaria Vartolomei stars as a literature student who discovers she's pregnant after a brief fling in Happening. Wild Bunch hide caption

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Timely and urgent, 'Happening' is a film that speaks to today's abortion debate

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Xochitl Gomez as America Chavez, Benedict Wong as Wong, and Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange. Jay Maidment/Marvel Studios hide caption

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Xochitl Gomez, Benedict Wong, and Benedict Cumberbatch star in Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness. Marvel Studios hide caption

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Alexander Skarsgård is on a quest to avenge his father's murder in The Northman. Focus Features hide caption

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Alexander Skarsgård lost his voice — and found catharsis — as a Viking berserker

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Mark Hamill (right) and Anthony Daniels reprise their roles of Luke Skywalker and C-3PO in the radio adaptation of Star Wars. Steve Smith hide caption

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On May the 4th, let's remember the time NPR had a 'Star Wars' radio drama

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