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Back in 1995, Pixar hired Newman because of his warm, Americana sound and his witty bite. Pamela Springsteen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Randy Newman, The Musical Voice Of 'Toy Story'

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Woody (Tom Hanks) and Bo Peep (Annie Potts) reunite in Toy Story 4. Pixar/Disney/Pixar hide caption

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The work and impact of iconic writer Toni Morrison is surveyed in a new documentary directed by filmmaker and portrait photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Timothy Greenfield-Sanders/Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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In the fourth installment of the Toy Story franchise, Bonnie comes home from kindergarten with Forky, a plastic fork with googly eyes and pipe cleaner hands voiced by Tony Hale. Sheriff Woody (voiced by Tom Hanks) has aged into an avuncular figure. Pixar hide caption

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To Infinity And ... Be Done: After 4 Films, Have We Finally Outgrown 'Toy Story'?

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Though women superheroes play big roles in Avengers: Endgame, a "defeminized" fan edit of the movie minimizes screen time for most of them. It completely cuts out all scenes with Captain Marvel (Brie Larson, center left). Marvel Studios hide caption

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'Avengers,' But Make It Without Women, Or Men Hugging, Or Levity In General

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Composer Emile Mosseri (left) and director Joe Talbot (right) of The Last Black Man in San Francisco. Ghazal Sheei/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Score Of 'The Last Black Man In San Francisco' Sounds Like No Other In 2019

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Mindy Kaling, right, wrote the lead role in Late Night with Emma Thompson in mind. They filmed the movie in a "white heat of passion" in 25 days, Thompson says. They are pictured above in London in May 2019. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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Mindy Kaling And Emma Thompson Shatter The 'Late Night' Glass Ceiling

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Tessa Thompson as M and Chris Hemsworth as H in the new Men in Black: International. Giles Keyte/CTMG, Inc. hide caption

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Tessa Thompson, New 'Men In Black' Agent, Found Inspiration In The Originals

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Emma Thompson plays the fictional talk show host Katherine Newbury in Late Night. Emily Aragones/Amazon Studios hide caption

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Olivia Wilde attends the LA Special Screening Booksmart at Ace Hotel on May 13, 2019. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Ali Wong and Randall Park say that Always Be My Maybe has long been in the works as their original spin on When Harry Met Sally. Ed Araquel/Netflix hide caption

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Ali Wong And Randall Park On Rapping, Rom-Com Tropes And (Keanu) Reeves

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