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Rosine Mbakam, left, says she chose to shoot all images and sound herself to maintain an equal relationship with the subjects of her films. Icarus Films hide caption

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Ewan McGregor as Dan Torrance in Stephen King's Doctor Sleep. Jessica Miglio/Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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In Bong Joon-ho's movie Parasite, the Kim family — which assembles pizza boxes to get by — resides in a semi-basement apartment originally constructed as a nuclear-fallout bunker. Neon/CJ Entertainment hide caption

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The Hit Movie 'Parasite' Puts Basement Structures In Structural Inequality

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Emilia Clarke plays Kate, who works in a year-round Christmas goods store, in Last Christmas, directed by Paul Feig. Jonathan Prime/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Emilia Clarke On 'Last Christmas,' Brexit And Life After 'Game Of Thrones'

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In Netflix's American Son, Kerry Washington plays Kendra Ellis-Connor, a black mother of a black son who's gone missing. David Lee/Netflix hide caption

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In 'American Son,' Kerry Washington Wants You To 'Let Yourself Be In This Nightmare'

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Edward Norton plays detective Lionel Essrog in Motherless Brooklyn, a movie he also directed and wrote. Glen Wilson/Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Why Edward Norton Moved 'Motherless Brooklyn' To The New York Of Robert Moses

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Edward Norton On World Cafe

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Cynthia Erivo stars as Harriet Tubman in the biopic Harriet. Glen Wilson/Focus Features hide caption

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The 'Superhero Journey' Of Harriet Tubman, Now On Film

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Joe Pesci and Robert De Niro play friends — and mobsters — in The Irishman. Niko Tavernise/Netflix hide caption

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De Niro, Pesci And Pacino Are At The Top Of Their Game In 'The Irishman'

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Rick Baker sculpts a puppet head for the 1981 film An American Werewolf in London. Now retired, Baker's work has been collected in the two-volume collection Metamorphosis. Elaine Baker/Courtesy of Cameron Books hide caption

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Rick Baker, The Monster Maker Of Hollywood

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John Witherspoon leaves a taping of The Late Show with David Letterman in New York in December 2009. Actor-comedian Witherspoon, who memorably played Ice Cube's father in the Friday films, has died at age 77. Charles Sykes/AP hide caption

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Eddie Murphy, Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, Tituss Burgess, and Da'Vine Joy Randolph in Dolemite Is My Name. François Duhamel/Netflix/Courtesy of NETFLIX hide caption

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