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Regina King Imagines What 4 Black Icons' Gathering In 1964 Might Have Looked Like

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Composer James Newton Howard in 2008. Wim Lippens/Universal Pictures hide caption

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James Newton Howard, A Composer Who Can Do It All

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Maud (Glenda Jackson) is haunted by two mysteries in the television film Elizabeth is Missing, based on a novel by Emma Healey. Marsaili Mainz/Courtesy of STV Productions hide caption

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Dementia Complicates The Search For 2 Lost Women In 'Elizabeth Is Missing'

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'Soul' Surprises With Its Messages About Finding Purpose

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New Documentary Follows San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Performances In U.S. South

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Film Maker Discusses New Documentary On Murdered Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

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In Soul, a middle-school band teacher makes one small misstep and ends up in The Great Before, a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities, quirks and interests before they go to Earth. Pixar hide caption

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In 'Soul,' Jon Batiste's Music Helps Bring Pixar's First Black Lead To Life

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(Clockwise from upper left) Vitalina Varela plays the title character in Vitalina Varela, Jessica Cressy and Luca Marinelli in Martin Eden, Marty Walsh in City Hall and two men try to start a business in the Oregon Territory in First Cow. Courtesy of Grasshopper Film, Francesca Errichiello/Kino Lorber, Zipporah Films, Allyson Riggs/A24 hide caption

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A Terrific Year For Smaller Films: Critic Justin Chang Pairs 10 Favorites From 2020

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2 Box Sets Bring Classic Films Together For The 1st Time

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Angela Bassett Draws On Her Love Of Drama And Music In Pixar's 'Soul'

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