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City Hall tags along as Boston mayor Marty Walsh attends various appointments and public appearances — including this meeting about violent crime. Courtesy of Zipporah Films hide caption

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An Action-Packed Doc About Local Government? It's All In Wiseman's 'City Hall'

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Borat returns in the pithily titled sequel, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan. Amazon Studios hide caption

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Anne Hathaway plays the Grand High Witch in the new adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Witches. Daniel Smith/Warner / HBO hide caption

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Peter Lorre stars in the 1931 film M, which is a great horror entry point for scaredy cats. Herbert Dorfman/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Film Version Offers A New Look At Jack London's 'Martin Eden'

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Bad Hair stars Elle Lorraine as Anna, an ambitious young woman who gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television. Tobin Yellan/Hulu hide caption

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Anne Hathaway is the Grand High Witch in the film adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Witches. Daniel Smith/Warner Bros. hide caption

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Unimaginative 'Witches' Retread Lacks The Magic Of Roald Dahl's Classic

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Lily James plays Mrs. de Winter, and Armie Hammer plays Maxim de Winter in the new Netflix version of Rebecca. Kerry Brown/Netflix hide caption

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Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' Reviewed

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After he meets Elena (Jessica Cressy), Martin Eden (Luca Marinelli) becomes determined to rise above his lowly circumstances and prove himself worthy of her love. Francesca Errichiello/Kino Lorber hide caption

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This Sumptuous Retelling Of 'Martin Eden' Stays True To Jack London's Novel

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HBO To Present Adaptation Of Broadway Hit 'David Byrne's American Utopia'

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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Ben Shenkman, Mark Rylance, Eddie Redmayne and Alex Sharp in The Trial Of The Chicago 7. Nico Tavernise/Netflix hide caption

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'S***house': A Sweet And Happy Collegiate Rom-Com With A Provocative Name

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'The Trial Of The Chicago 7' Is Passionate, Political — And Uncannily Pertinent

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