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A Single Act Of Violence Inspires Outrage And Anger In 'Monsters And Men'

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The life of Matangi Arulpragasam, best known as M.I.A., is examined in the new documentary Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. Here, she performs in Denmark in 2011. PYMCA/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead plays a stand-up comic in a film that's all about her life, and her act (and Common), in All About Nina. Thomas Scott Stanton/The Orchard hide caption

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Charlie (Joaquin Phoenix) and Eli (John C. Reilly) Sisters are a brotherly pair of assassins-for-hire in Jacques Audiard's The Sisters Brothers. Magali Bragard/Annapurna Pictures hide caption

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The Tough Wild West — Now With Feelings — In 'The Sisters Brothers'

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New Biopic 'Blaze' Explores Life Of Texas Outlaw Songwriter

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A Child's Best Interest Is The Subject Of Complex Debate In 'The Children Act'

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"'Hit Any Key?' Where's the 'any' key?" — The remorseless alien killing machine should probably just turn the console off and on again in The Predator. Kimberley French/20th Century Fox hide caption

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