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Sean Connery, pictured in Amsterdam during the 1971 filming of Diamonds Are Forever, played James Bond in seven movies. Jack Kay/Getty Images hide caption

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Sean Connery, Actor And The Original James Bond, Dies At 90

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Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh with a poster of South Africa's Nelson Mandela, in a scene from the Nasrin documentary. Floating World Pictures hide caption

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'Nasrin' Documentary Spotlights Life And Work Of Jailed Iranian Human Rights Lawyer

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City Hall tags along as Boston mayor Marty Walsh attends various appointments and public appearances — including this meeting about violent crime. Courtesy of Zipporah Films hide caption

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An Action-Packed Doc About Local Government? It's All In Wiseman's 'City Hall'

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Film Version Offers A New Look At Jack London's 'Martin Eden'

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This image released by Netflix shows Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Bobby Seale in a scene from The Trial of the Chicago 7. Niko Tavernise/AP hide caption

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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II On Playing Bobby Seale In 'The Trial Of The Chicago 7'

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Anne Hathaway is the Grand High Witch in the film adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Witches. Daniel Smith/Warner Bros. hide caption

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Unimaginative 'Witches' Retread Lacks The Magic Of Roald Dahl's Classic

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Major New York LGBTQ Film Festival, Newfest, Goes Virtual

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Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' Reviewed

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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, starring Sacha Baron Cohen, has become a political football during this presidential election season. Lisa O'Connor/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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After he meets Elena (Jessica Cressy), Martin Eden (Luca Marinelli) becomes determined to rise above his lowly circumstances and prove himself worthy of her love. Francesca Errichiello/Kino Lorber hide caption

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This Sumptuous Retelling Of 'Martin Eden' Stays True To Jack London's Novel

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'Opening Act' Captures The Painful Business Of Making People Laugh

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