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'Mosul' Offers A Look At Lives Of Iraqis Who Live On Front Lines Of War With ISIS

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British actor David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the first Star Wars trilogy, poses with a fan dressed in a Darth Vader costume during a Star Wars convention on April 27, 2013. On Sunday morning, Prowse's management company shared the news of his death at age 85. Thierry Zoccolan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Mary Steenburgen Discusses True Love And Holiday Cheer On 'Happiest Season'

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The big family in The Happiest Season includes Burl Moseley, Alison Brie, Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis, Mary Holland, Victor Garber and Mary Steenburgen. (Whew!) Hulu hide caption

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Holiday Film Preview: What To Watch Now And What To Expect Next Year

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How To Watch Classic Holiday Movies And Get Paid For It

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In 'Sound Of Metal,' A Man Whose Life Revolves Around Music Faces World Of Silence

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'Collective' Chronicles The Nightclub Fire — And Corrupt System — That Killed 64

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Riz Ahmed Charts The Journey Of A Deaf Drummer In 'Sound Of Metal'

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Paul Bettany On His Starring Role In 'Uncle Frank'

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RJ Cutler Honors John Belushi In His New Documentary

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Malachi Kirby (standing) plays activist Darcus Howe in Mangrove, the first film in Steve McQueen's Small Axe anthology. Kieron McCarron/Amazon Prime Video hide caption

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'Small Axe': A Searing Portrait Of Racism And A Community's Will To Survive

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'Fireball' Is A Result Of Werner Herzog's Fascination With Meteorites

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