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Bald-faced fury: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jason Statham team up as Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw in this Fast & Furious spinoff directed by David Leitch. Daniel Smith/Universal hide caption

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Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray in a scene from Double Indemnity. Donaldson Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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'Double Indemnity' Is 75, But Anklets (And Film Noir) Are Forever

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'Motion Smoothing' Makes Films Look Different On Your TV And Hollywood Is Not Happy

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Russi Taylor and her husband, Wayne Allwine, pose with their characters, Minnie and Mickey Mouse, at the 2008 Disney Legends Ceremony at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California. Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images hide caption

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Carol (Angela Bassett) shows up unannounced in New York City for a surprise visit with her adult son, Matt (Sinqua Walls) in the new Netflix film Otherhood. Linda Kallerus/Netflix hide caption

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When The Kids Grow Up, Motherhood Becomes A State Of 'Otherhood'

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'Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood' Is Tarantino's Most Personal Film In Years

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What Made The 'Muppet Movie' Stand Out From The Pack?

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A bloody business: Cliff (Brad Pitt), Rick (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Marvin (Al Pacino) meet at Musso & Frank in Once Upon a Time in ... Hollywood. Andrew Cooper/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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Rutger Hauer has died at 75 after a seven-decade acting career highlighted by his portrayal of a murderous android in the movie Blade Runner. He is seen here in 2013. Victoria Will/Invision/AP hide caption

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Filmmaker Lulu Wang Based 'The Farewell' On Her Family's Real-Life Lie

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