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Two of the most talented actors around — Timothée Chalemet and Steve Carell — lend Beautiful Boy its emotional backbone. Francois Duhamel/Amazon Studios hide caption

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Carell And Chalamet Shine In 'Beautiful Boy'

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New, Magnificently Obsessive 'Suspiria' Is More Rebirth Than Remake

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Nick Castle returns to play the role of Michael Myers in the latest Halloween reboot. Ryan Green/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Actor Paul Dano Steps Behind The Camera In 'Wildlife'

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Review: 'My Dinner With Hervé'

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'Can You Ever Forgive Me?' Is A Rare Gem: A Sweet Film About A Mean Person

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"I ... am! Your singing tel-a-gram!": Michael Myers (Nick Castle) pays a visit to Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) in David Gordon Green's Halloween. Ryan Green/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Ruth (Blythe Danner) and Bridget (Hilary Swank) share a moment in writer/director Elizabeth Chomko's intimate family drama, What They Had. Bleeker Street hide caption

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