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In The Farewell, Billi (Awkwafina, left) returns to China to spend time with her grandmother — who doesn't know she is dying thanks to an elaborate ruse. A24 hide caption

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In 'The Farewell,' The Bad News Bearers Keep A Secret

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The Art of Self-Defense is both scathing cultural commentary and dark comedy. The script is "the funniest thing I've ever read," says star Jesse Eisenberg. Bleecker Street hide caption

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Jesse Eisenberg's 'Art Of Self-Defense' Is No Motivational Sports Montage

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Misery loves company in Ray & Liz, a semi-autobiographical drama about a working-class British family from photographer Richard Billingham. Kimstim Films hide caption

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L to R: Mary (Michaela Watkins), Cynthia (Jillian Bell), Nathaniel (Jon Bass) and Mel (Marc Maron) get taken to a second location in Sword of Trust. IFC Films hide caption

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In 'Sword Of Trust,' A Questionable Antique, An Unquestionable Cast

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When her grandmother is diagnosed with a terminal illness, Billi (played by Awkwafina, center) reluctantly agrees to go along with her family's plan to pay respects to their matriarch — without letting her know she is dying. A24 hide caption

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Lots Of Love And One Big Lie — 'The Farewell' Reminds Us Time Is Short

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Florence Pugh stars at Deni in Ari Aster's new film Midsommar. Gabor Kotschy/A24 hide caption

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In Phil, Greg Kinnear plays the title character, a dentist fixated on a former patient who killed himself. It is also his debut as a director. Farah Nosh/Quiver Distribution hide caption

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Greg Kinnear's 'Phil' Is Depressed, And Then Obsessed

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Director Nick Broomfield documents the love story between musician Leonard Cohen and his lover, Marianne Ihlen, in Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love. Aviva Layton/Roadside Attractions hide caption

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Tom Holland returns as Peter Parker in Spider-Man: Far From Home. Jay Maidment/Sony/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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Spider-Man's 'Far From Home,' But The MCU Is Far From Over

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Loss, grief and emotional neglect all play a role in Midsommar — a haunting thriller about an American couple attending a mysterious festival in the Swedish countryside. Csaba Aknay/A24 hide caption

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'Midsommar' Shines: A Solstice Nightmare Unfolds In Broad Daylight

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Actor Sean Connery poses as James Bond next to his Aston Martin DB5 in a scene from the United Artists release 'Goldfinger' in 1964. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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'Every Guy Wants To Be James Bond.' But Would They Pay $545 For His Onesie?

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Douriean Fletcher made everything from earrings to armor for the 2018 film Black Panther. Fletcher spent time studying in South Africa, and learned that, for some, "what you wear is telling somebody who you are — whether it's the region you're from, the status you have within your family, or in your community. ... I wanted to make sure that I had applied that to my own work." Marvel Studios 2018 hide caption

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The Goal Is To Feel Strong, Says 'Black Panther' Jewelry Designer

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In Yesterday, directed by Danny Boyle, Himesh Patel plays Jack Malik — the only person on Earth who remembers the existence (and the music) of The Beatles. Universal Pictures hide caption

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Danny Boyle On 'Yesterday,' A Magical Realism Mystery Tour Of Beatles Songs

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Ellie (Lily James) and Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) in Yesterday, the latest film from Danny Boyle. Jonathan Prime/Universal Pictures hide caption

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"We weren't surprised that there was resistance to an all-female crew in the race ..." says Tracy Edwards, who assembled the first all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race. "But I was shocked at the level of anger there was that we wanted to do this, because why is this making you angry?" Courtesy of Tracy Edwards and Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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With An All-Female Crew, 'Maiden' Sailed Around The World And Into History

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Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is an aspiring singer-songwriter who finds himself taking credit for The Beatles' catalog in Yesterday. Jonathan Prime/Universal hide caption

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Imagine There's No Beatles: 'Yesterday' Proves Too Clumsy For Its Clever Conceit

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