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Your Basic Pleasure Model: Ryan Gosling plays K in Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049. Stephen Vaughan/Warner Brothers hide caption

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'Blade Runner 2049': Even Sharper Than The Original

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Farcical And Madcap, 'American Made' Stars Tom Cruise At His Best

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'Loving Vincent' Paints Van Gogh Into A Murder Mystery

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'Battle Of The Sexes' Poised To Be A Crowd-Pleaser All Over Again

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'Battle Of The Sexes' Revisits Billie Jean King's Historic Win Against Bobby Riggs

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(From left) Timothée Chalamet in Call Me by Your Name; Jason Mitchell in Mudbound; Emma Stone in Battle of the Sexes; and Idris Elba in Molly's Game. 61st BFI London Film Festival/ Steve Dietl, 61st BFI London Film Festival/ Melinda Sue Gordon, 2016 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/ Courtesy of TIFF hide caption

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NPR's Movie Preview: 16 New Films To Watch This Fall

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