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Katy O'Brian and Kristen Stewart star in Love Lies Bleeding. Zoey Kang/A24 hide caption

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Julio Torres attends a screening of Problemista in New York on Feb. 27. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images hide caption

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In 'Problemista' Julio Torres spins immigration stress into satire

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Hiroyuki Sanada as Yoshii Toranaga in Shogun. The FX streaming series centers more of the story on the Japanese characters than the original NBC miniseries. Sanada served as a producer on film and advised the cast and crew on period authenticity. Kurt Iswarlenko/FX hide caption

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FX's Shogun Takes A New Approach To An Old Story

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Mark Ruffalo shed the Hulk suit and had 'a blast' making 'Poor Things'

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How 'Poor Things' actor Emma Stone turns her anxiety into a 'superpower'

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Paul Giamatti's own high school years came in handy in 'The Holdovers'

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Rebecca Ferguson is Lady Jessica, mother to Paul Atreides, in Dune: Part Two. Niko Tavernise/Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Storyboarding 'Dune' since he was 13, Denis Villeneuve is 'still pinching' himself

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Busy Philipps attends the Mean Girls premiere in New York City on Jan. 8, 2024. Arturo Holmes/Getty Images hide caption

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She missed out on 'Mean Girls' 20 years ago — but Busy Philipps got a second chance

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Da'Vine Joy Randolph is up for an Oscar for her role as Mary Lamb in The Holdovers. Conrad Khalil/Focus Features hide caption

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To become the 'Maestro,' Bradley Cooper learned to live the music

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Filmmaker Sean Wan moved back in with his grandmothers Yi Yan Fuei, left, and Chang Li Hua during the pandemic. His film chronicling their day-to-day life has been nominated for an Academy Award in the Documentary Short Film category. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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He moved in with his grandmas during COVID. Now, they're all going to the Oscars

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'Rustin' star Colman Domingo says the civil rights activist has been a 'North Star'

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Sterling K. Brown recommends taking it 'moment to moment,' on screen and in life

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Tótem chronicles one afternoon for Sol (Naíma Sentíes) a young girl about to undergo a massive loss. It was written and directed by Lila Avilés. Courtesy of Sideshow and Janus Films hide caption

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A birthday party for a dying father chronicles childhood before loss in 'Tótem'

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A 19th century taste test. Carole Bethuel/IFC Films hide caption

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The 'food' you see on-screen often isn't real food. Not so, in 'The Taste of Things'

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Actor Mark Ruffalo poses during his Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony in Los Angeles on Feb. 8, 2024. Michael Tran/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Mark Ruffalo shed the Hulk suit and had 'a blast' making 'Poor Things'

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"I love being a mom, but I want to play somebody who pushes the story along," says actor Molly Ringwald. She plays Joanne Carson, ex-wife of Johnny Carson, in Feud: Capote vs. The Swans. Shervin Lainez hide caption

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Molly Ringwald breaks free from 'mom purgatory' in 'Feud: Capote vs. The Swans'

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Laura Linney, left, and Nico Parker in Suncoast. The film was inspired by writer-director Laura Chinn's teenage experience, caring for her older brother as he died from brain cancer. Eric Zachanowich/Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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How do you live while your brother is dying? 'Suncoast' is a teen take on hospice

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'Barbie' music producer Mark Ronson opens up about the film's 'bespoke' sound

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'Like it or not, we live in Oppenheimer's world,' says director Christopher Nolan

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Emma Stone has been nominated for an Oscar for her performance as Bella in Poor Things. Atsushi Nishijima/Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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How 'Poor Things' actor Emma Stone turns her anxiety into a 'superpower'

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