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John Carpenter (center) directed and wrote the score for the horror classic Halloween, and wrote the score for its 2018 sequel. Trevor de Brauw/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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John Carpenter On The Enduring Sound Of 'Halloween'

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Academy Award-winner Kobe Bryant was removed as a juror from the Animation Is Film Festival in Los Angeles on Wednesday, after protests stemming from past sexual assault allegations against him. Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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"I ... am! Your singing tel-a-gram!": Michael Myers (Nick Castle) pays a visit to Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) in David Gordon Green's Halloween. Ryan Green/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Ruth (Blythe Danner) and Bridget (Hilary Swank) share a moment in writer/director Elizabeth Chomko's intimate family drama, What They Had. Bleeker Street hide caption

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In Jonah Hill's directing debut Mid90s, Stevie (Sunny Suljic, left) and Ray (Na-kel Smith) come of age among an LA skateboarding crew. Tobin Yelland/A24 hide caption

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It Wasn't Cool To Care In The 'Mid90s' — But Jonah Hill Does

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Tom Hardy stars in Venom, one of the weirder and more unruly superhero movies in recent memory. Sony hide caption

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Venom: Oh It's Gooey, But Is It Good?

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More like "AB Times at the El Royale," am I right?: Chris Hemsworth stars in writer/director Drew Goddard's Bad Times at the El Royale. John P. Johnson/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Mimi Lesseos has been working in the field of stunt performance for decades. Now, at age 54 and still working, she wants to pass on the riches of her experience. Courtesy of Mimi Lesseos hide caption

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After Living Dozens Of Lives, Leading Stuntwoman Mimi Lesseos Has Lessons To Offer

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