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Movie Review: 'The Second Mother'

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A climber takes on Meru Peak in Garwhal, India. Jimmy Chin/Music Box Films hide caption

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Climbing Documentary 'Meru' Is A Hair-Raising 'Peak Experience'

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MC Ren (Aldis Hodge), DJ Yella (Neil Brown Jr.), Eazy-E (Jason Mitchell), Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson Jr.) and Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins) form N.W.A in Straight Outta Compton. Jaimie Trueblood/Courtesy of Universal Pictures hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Straight Outta Compton' And Too Much TV

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William F. Buckley (left) and Gore Vidal square off on Nov. 5, 1968. ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images hide caption

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Documentary Revisits The 'Dazzling' Polemics Of The Buckley-Vidal Debates

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A first movie, like Disney's Sleeping Beauty, can have a big impact on little kids. It might even turn them into movie reviewers one day. Courtesy of The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Discovering Movies, And How Visions Are Seldom All They Seem

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MC Ren (Aldis Hodge), DJ Yella (Neil Brown, Jr.), Eazy-E (Jason Mitchell), Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson Jr.) and Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins) form the NWA hip hop group in Straight Outta Compton. Jaimie Trueblood/Courtesy of Universal Pictures hide caption

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On Screen, 'Diary Of A Teenage Girl' Packs The Punch Of A Good Graphic Novel

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