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Luke Macfarlane and Billy Eichner star in Bros. Universal Pictures hide caption

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Florence Pugh stars in Don't Worry Darling. Warner Bros. Entertainment hide caption

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Ana de Armas plays Marilyn Monroe in the Netflix film Blonde. Netflix hide caption

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'Blonde,' the new Marilyn Monroe biopic, is an exercise in exploitation, not empathy

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Sam Rockwell and Saoirse Ronan in See How They Run. Parisa Taghizadeh/Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Maya Hawke and Camila Mendes star in the Netflix film Do Revenge. Kim Simms/Netflix hide caption

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(Clockwise from top left) Seth Gilliam in The Walking Dead, Letitia Wright in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Brice Gonzalez and George Lopez in Lopez vs. Lopez, Susan Sarandon in Monarch, Harry Styles and Florence Pugh in Don't Worry Darling and Dwayne Johnson in Black Adam Jace Downs/AMC, Marvel Studios, Casey Durkin/NBC, Pete Dadds/Fox, Warner Bros. hide caption

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Nanisca (Viola Davis) wields a sword and hacks her way through the many men who get in her way in The Woman King. Ilze Kitshoff/CTMG hide caption

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Viola Davis is 'The Woman King' in an epic story inspired by true events

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Viola Davis and Thuso Mbedu star in The Woman King. Sony Pictures hide caption

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Sterling K. Brown and Regina Hall play a Southern Baptist pastor and his wife trying to redeem their legacy in the wake of a public scandal in Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. Steve Swisher/Pinky Promise LLC hide caption

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'Honk for Jesus' is an uneven but entertaining saga about scandal and redemption

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Pinocchio (Benjamin Ainsworth) and Geppetto (Tom Hanks) in a remake of the 1940 animated film. Disney + hide caption

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Denzel Washington and Sarita Choudhury star in Mississippi Masala. Alamy Stock Photo hide caption

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Regina Hall and Sterling K. Brown star as Trinitie and Lee-Curtis Childs in Honk For Jesus. Save Your Soul. Steve Swisher/Pinky Promise LLC hide caption

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Tilda Swinton plays a literary scholar and Idris Elba is the Djinn she conjures in Three Thousand Years of Longing. Festival de Cannes hide caption

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'Three Thousand Years of Longing' will leave you charmed — and a little worn out

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'The Territory' and 'Three Minutes: A Lengthening' find cinematic hope in tragedy

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Lori Petty, Tom Hanks, Geena Davis star in A League Of Their Own. Alamy Stock Photo hide caption

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Aubrey Plaza plays an art-school dropout who resorts to credit card fraud in Emily the Criminal. Courtesy of Sundance Institute hide caption

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Aubrey Plaza plays a fraudster in the mostly engrossing 'Emily the Criminal'

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Adeel Akhtar and Claire Rushbrook play an unlikely couple who fall in love in Ali & Ava. via Cineuropa hide caption

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The ordinariness of 'Ali & Ava' is what makes it extraordinary

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Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Chase Sui Wonders, and Rachel Sennott in a scene from Bodies Bodies Bodies, directed by Halina Reijn. A24 hide caption

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