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Mehdi A.G. Mohamed (left) plays Issan, the orphaned boy who lives with a family outside Timbuktu. The family decides not to leave when radical Islamists come to impose Sharia, or Islamic law. Courtesy of Cohen Media Group hide caption

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When Islamists Impose Their Will In 'Timbuktu,' One Family Resists

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Bradley Cooper (right) plays Chris Kyle in American Sniper. The film has become a cultural phenomenon and has spawned knee-jerk squabbling. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Full Of Complexity And Ambivalence, 'American Sniper' Shows The Cost Of War

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'Red Army' Profiles How Cold War Played Out On Ice

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'Leviathan' And 'Red Army' Deliver A Peek Inside Russia, Now And Then

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'Still Alice' Is A Triumph For Julianne Moore, But The Rest Of Film Is Thin

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'Blackhat' Offers Fictionalized Version Of Cyberterrorism

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