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Bald-faced fury: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jason Statham team up as Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw in this Fast & Furious spinoff directed by David Leitch. Daniel Smith/Universal hide caption

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'Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood' Is Tarantino's Most Personal Film In Years

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A bloody business: Cliff (Brad Pitt), Rick (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Marvin (Al Pacino) meet at Musso & Frank in Once Upon a Time in ... Hollywood. Andrew Cooper/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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Louis Garrel (right), directs, co-wrote, and stars with Laetitia Casta (left) in this French romantic comedy about a complicated love triangle. Shanna Besson /Ad Vitam hide caption

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A sophisticated mix of digital imagery and virtual-reality techniques give Disney's Lion King remake the feel of a live-action film. The result plays like a Hollywood blockbuster disguised as a National Geographic documentary. Disney Enterprises, Inc. hide caption

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New 'Lion King' Remake Is More Creative Dead End Than Circle Of Life

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L to R: Mary (Michaela Watkins), Cynthia (Jillian Bell), Nathaniel (Jon Bass) and Mel (Marc Maron) get taken to a second location in Sword of Trust. IFC Films hide caption

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In 'Sword Of Trust,' A Questionable Antique, An Unquestionable Cast

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When her grandmother is diagnosed with a terminal illness, Billi (played by Awkwafina, center) reluctantly agrees to go along with her family's plan to pay respects to their matriarch — without letting her know she is dying. A24 hide caption

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Lots Of Love And One Big Lie — 'The Farewell' Reminds Us Time Is Short

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Director Nick Broomfield documents the love story between musician Leonard Cohen and his lover, Marianne Ihlen, in Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love. Aviva Layton/Roadside Attractions hide caption

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Loss, grief and emotional neglect all play a role in Midsommar — a haunting thriller about an American couple attending a mysterious festival in the Swedish countryside. Csaba Aknay/A24 hide caption

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'Midsommar' Shines: A Solstice Nightmare Unfolds In Broad Daylight

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