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'Mosul' Offers A Look At Lives Of Iraqis Who Live On Front Lines Of War With ISIS

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The big family in The Happiest Season includes Burl Moseley, Alison Brie, Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis, Mary Holland, Victor Garber and Mary Steenburgen. (Whew!) Hulu hide caption

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Holiday Film Preview: What To Watch Now And What To Expect Next Year

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Glenn Close and Amy Adams star in the film adaptation of the 2016 book Hillbilly Elegy. Lacey Terrell/Netflix hide caption

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In 'Sound Of Metal,' A Man Whose Life Revolves Around Music Faces World Of Silence

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'Collective' Chronicles The Nightclub Fire — And Corrupt System — That Killed 64

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Malachi Kirby (standing) plays activist Darcus Howe in Mangrove, the first film in Steve McQueen's Small Axe anthology. Kieron McCarron/Amazon Prime Video hide caption

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'Small Axe': A Searing Portrait Of Racism And A Community's Will To Survive

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The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special reunites Finn, Rey, Poe, Rose and Chewie for a joyous feast on Life Day. Disney+ hide caption

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Movie Review: 'Mank' Is A Love Letter To Classic Hollywood

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Story Of The Man Who Wrote 'Citizen Kane': David Fincher's 'Mank' Reviewed

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Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan star as Mary Anning and Charlotte Murchison in Ammonite. Neon hide caption

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Heartbreaking And Hopeful, 'Ammonite' Is A Wind-Swept Tale Of Forbidden Love

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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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