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Cate Blanchett, Tyler Perry, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Jennifer Lawrence in Don't Look Up. Niko Tavernise/Netlfix hide caption

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In 'Parallel Mothers,' Almodóvar hitches unruly passions to women and family

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Review: Every beat of 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' is a cinematic flourish

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Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand play Shakespeare's famously murderous couple in The Tragedy of Macbeth. Apple TV+ hide caption

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This 'Macbeth' adaptation distills Shakespeare's tragedy to its furious essence

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Carrie-Anne Moss and Keanu Reeves return as Trinity and Neo in The Matrix Resurrections. Warner Bros. hide caption

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Cate Blanchett and Bradley Cooper in Nightmare Alley. Kerry Hayes/Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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(Clockwise from upper left) Passing, The Souvenir Part II, Drive My Car, Parallel Mothers, Memoria and The Green Knight are among Justin Chang's favorite films of 2021. NPR hide caption

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Justin Chang pairs the 10 best movies of 2021 — plus 1 film that stands alone

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MJ (Zendaya) and Spider-Man (Tom Holland) in Spider-Man: No Way Home. Matt Kennedy/Sony/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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A review of 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' with as few spoilers as possible

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James Stewart, Donna Reed and Thomas Mitchell appear in the 1946 film It's A Wonderful Life. ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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From Steph Curry to 'Squid Game,' this year-end list will surprise and delight you

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Spielberg offers a more complete telling of musical theater classic 'West Side Story'

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Ariana DeBose (center) is Anita in West Side Story. 20th Century Studios hide caption

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Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' will make you believe in movies again

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