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Molly Ringwald starred in iconic '80s films like Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club. She now views the films very differently. Mychal Watts/Getty Images hide caption

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Molly Ringwald On '80s Movies And Sexual Assault

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Members of New F4, a popular Chinese boy band, perform during Chinese Central Television's annual back-to-school special. cassette. film via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead plays a stand-up comic in a film that's all about her life, and her act (and Common), in All About Nina. Thomas Scott Stanton/The Orchard hide caption

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Bill Cosby And The #MeToo Movement

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The second season of Netflix's American Vandal uses several true-crime techniques, like this moody reenactment, to explore its fake-crime story. Netflix hide caption

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Imani Perry, author of Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry Sameer A. Khan hide caption

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Lorraine Hansberry: Radiant, Radical — And More Than 'Raisin'

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Charlie (Joaquin Phoenix) and Eli (John C. Reilly) Sisters are a brotherly pair of assassins-for-hire in Jacques Audiard's The Sisters Brothers. Magali Bragard/Annapurna Pictures hide caption

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The Tough Wild West — Now With Feelings — In 'The Sisters Brothers'

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