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Composer Nicholas Britell says cellos were central to the score he wrote for If Beale Street Could Talk (starring Stephan James and KiKi Layne, above): "The cellos really became for us this symbol of love, because the movie is about love and injustice." Tatum Mangus /Annapurna Pictures hide caption

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'Beale Street' And 'Vice' Composer Isn't Afraid To Play The 'Wrong' Notes

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Alice Dwyer plays the young Hanni Lévy in The Invisibles, which focuses on the lives of four German Jews who stayed in Germany during World War II and survived. Greenwich Entertainment hide caption

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'The Invisibles' Reveals How Some Jews Survived Nazi Germany By Hiding In Plain Sight

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Remembering Academy Award-Winning Composer Michel Legrand

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Gina Rodriguez Opens Up About 'Miss Bala' And Her Outspoken Activism

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'The Invisibles' Looks At Some Of The Jews Who Survived The Holocaust In Berlin

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Alan Alda On 'M*A*S*H*' And His 'Tremendous Education' Growing Up In A Burlesque Club

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Godard's imagery is distorted, his meaning malleable, but he seems to be implicating, among other things, how Western culture depicts the East, in The Image Book. Kino Lorber hide caption

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Louis Ashbourne Serkis plays a spirited 12-year-old sucked into a fantastical quest in The Kid Who Would Be King. Kerry Brown/20th Century Fox hide caption

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'Kid Who Would Be King' Is A Delightful Riff On The Legend Of King Arthur

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