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

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Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman. Gavin Bond/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Quebec TV personality Maripier Marin makes her big screen debut in Canadian crime thriller The Fall of the American Empire. Van Royko/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever play Molly and Amy in Olivia Wilde's directorial feature debute Booksmart. Annapurna Pictures hide caption

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