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JoJo Rabbit follows a young German boy (Roman Griffin Davis, left) growing up in the Third Reich with his imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi, right). Kimberley French/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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'Jojo Rabbit,' Your Reich Is Calling

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Sun Kyun-lee and Cho Yeo-jeong play Mr. and Mrs. Park, a wealthy couple whose hired help isn't quite what it seems, in Bong Joon-ho's thriller Parasite. Courtesy of NEON CJ Entertainment hide caption

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'Parasite' Hooks You With Its Emotional Power And Extraordinary Cunning

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Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) in the new film Joker. Niko Tavernise/Warner Bros hide caption

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In 'Joker', Joaquin Phoenix Gives A Big Performance In A Flat Film

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Antonio Banderas plays a film director searching for meaning after his physical decline interferes with his ability to create. Manolo Pavón/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Why so serious?: In Joker, failing stand-up comedian Arthur Fleck, played by Joaquin Phoenix, is done being the butt of the joke. Niko Tavernise/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. hide caption

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'Joker' Is Wild ... ly Dull

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Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver star as a couple going through a divorce in Noah Baumbach's new film Marriage Story. Wilson Webb/Netflix hide caption

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Though her physical transformation in Judy is hardly definitive, Renée Zellweger manages to capture something more elusive: Garland's emotional truth. David Hindley/LD Entertainment and Roadside Attractions hide caption

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Renée Zellweger Dazzles In A Go-For-Broke Portrayal Of Judy Garland

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Laura Carmichael stars as Lady Hexham, Elizabeth McGovern as Lady Grantham and Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Talbot in Downton Abbey. Liam Daniel/Focus Features hide caption

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