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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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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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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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Spider-Man Faces The Usual Villains, An Unusually Tricky Storyline In 'Far From Home'

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'Ophelia' Sees The World Differently Than Shakespeare's Prince Hamlet

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'Maiden': Groundbreaking 1989 Sailing Race For All-Female Crew

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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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'Toy Story 4' Reaches For An Even More Resonant Sense Of Closure Than Last Film

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The Toys Are Back: A Review Of 'Toy Story 4'

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