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The second season of Netflix's American Vandal uses several true-crime techniques, like this moody reenactment, to explore its fake-crime story. Netflix hide caption

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Imani Perry, author of Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry Sameer A. Khan hide caption

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Lorraine Hansberry: Radiant, Radical — And More Than 'Raisin'

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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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Magic is just a passing fez: Lewis (Owen Vaccaro), Uncle Jonathan (Jack Black) and Mrs. Zimmerman (Cate Blanchett) in The House with a Clock in its Walls. Quantrell Colbert/Universal hide caption

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Rachel Brosnahan accepts the outstanding lead actress in a comedy series award for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel at the 70th Emmy Awards. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic/Getty hide caption

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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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Bridget (Kristen Stewart, left) and Lizzie (Chloe Sevigny, right) decide to take a whack at love in Lizzie. Saban Films, Roadside Atractions hide caption

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