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Molly Ringwald starred in iconic '80s films like Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club. She now views the films very differently. Mychal Watts/Getty Images hide caption

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Molly Ringwald On '80s Movies And Sexual Assault

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A Single Act Of Violence Inspires Outrage And Anger In 'Monsters And Men'

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Robert Redford: The 'Fresh Air' Interview

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From left: Kenyan director Wanuri Kahiu and actors Samantha Mugatsia and Sheila Munyiva at the Cannes Film Festival. Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Rafiki': The Lesbian Love Story That Kenya Banned And Then Unbanned

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead plays a stand-up comic in a film that's all about her life, and her act (and Common), in All About Nina. Thomas Scott Stanton/The Orchard hide caption

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John C. Reilly On 'The Sisters Brothers'

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"In order to know where you're going you have to know where you've been," says actress Jane Fonda — and she's been in a lot of places. The 80-year-old actress, activist and fitness icon is the subject of a new HBO documentary, Jane Fonda in Five Acts. Arthur Mola/Invision/AP hide caption

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Still Reinventing At 80, Jane Fonda Says, 'I Feel Better Than I Ever Have'

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New Documentary Explores Shape-Shifting Comedy Of Gilda Radner

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2 Movies Set A Century Ago Capture The Coming Of Modern Age

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Charlie (Joaquin Phoenix) and Eli (John C. Reilly) Sisters are a brotherly pair of assassins-for-hire in Jacques Audiard's The Sisters Brothers. Magali Bragard/Annapurna Pictures hide caption

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The Tough Wild West — Now With Feelings — In 'The Sisters Brothers'

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Magic is just a passing fez: Lewis (Owen Vaccaro), Uncle Jonathan (Jack Black) and Mrs. Zimmerman (Cate Blanchett) in The House with a Clock in its Walls. Quantrell Colbert/Universal hide caption

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