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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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Ava DuVernay Focuses On The Central Park 5's Perspective: 'Now People Know'

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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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Though women superheroes play big roles in Avengers: Endgame, a "defeminized" fan edit of the movie minimizes screen time for most of them. It completely cuts out all scenes with Captain Marvel (Brie Larson, center left). Marvel Studios hide caption

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'Avengers,' But Make It Without Women, Or Men Hugging, Or Levity In General

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Documentary About Charleston Church Shooting Explores Forgiveness

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Composer Emile Mosseri (left) and director Joe Talbot (right) of The Last Black Man in San Francisco. Ghazal Sheei/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Score Of 'The Last Black Man In San Francisco' Sounds Like No Other In 2019

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Mindy Kaling, right, wrote the lead role in Late Night with Emma Thompson in mind. They filmed the movie in a "white heat of passion" in 25 days, Thompson says. They are pictured above in London in May 2019. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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Mindy Kaling And Emma Thompson Shatter The 'Late Night' Glass Ceiling

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Tessa Thompson as M and Chris Hemsworth as H in the new Men in Black: International. Giles Keyte/CTMG, Inc. hide caption

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Tessa Thompson, New 'Men In Black' Agent, Found Inspiration In The Originals

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