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'Our Brand Is Crisis' Stalls And Stumbles

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Billy Bob Thornton as Pat Candy and Sandra Bullock as Jane in a scene from Our Brand is Crisis. Patti Perret/Courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment and RatPac-Dune hide caption

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Peter Sarsgaard plays social scientist Stanley Milgram in Experimenter. Jason Robinette/Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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'Experimenter' Revisits A Decades-Old Trial Of Free Will And Compassion

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Tom Hanks as lawyer James Donovan in Bridge of Spies. Jaap Buitendijk/DreamWorks Pictures/Fox 2000 Pictures hide caption

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Listen to Pop Culture Happy Hour

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Movie Review: 'Suffragette' Has A Weakness For Earnestness And Contrivance

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Aja (Hayley Kiyoko, from left), Jem (Aubrey Peeples) and Kimber (Stefanie Scott) in a scene from Jem and the Holograms. Justina Mintz /Courtesy of Universal Pictures hide caption

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Richie Lanz (Bill Murray) is a passe rock manager who, while stranded in Kabul, discovers Salima Khan (Leem Lubany), a Pashtun teenager with a beautiful voice. Kerry Brown/Courtesy of Open Road Films hide caption

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The Heat, The Pressure, The Violence: Cooking Films Are The New Boxing Movies

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'Bridge Of Spies' Offers A Fresh, Measured Take On The Cold War

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James Donovan (Tom Hanks) is a reluctant but principled insurance lawyer drafted to do a hugely unpopular job: defend a Soviet spy at the height of the Cold War. Jaap Buitendijk/Courtesy of DreamWorks Pictures hide caption

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'Bridge Of Spies': Solid Storytelling And Atmospherics

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