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Leslie Odom Jr. originated the role of Aaron Burr on Broadway in Hamilton. Like the rest of the original cast, he's available to watch at home in the film, which arrives Friday on Disney+. Disney+ hide caption

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Jon Stewart's Disappointing New Political Satire Is Hardly 'Irresistible'

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Isiah Whitlock Jr., Norm Lewis, Clarke Peters, Delroy Lindo and Jonathan Majors star in Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods. Netflix hide caption

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Drew Dixon, one of many women featured in the HBO Max documentary, On The Record. HBO Max hide caption

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Marisa Tomei and Pete Davidson star in the latest Judd Apatow film, The King of Staten Island. Mary Cybulski/Universal Pictures hide caption

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In Defense Of Jazz Biopics: Melodramas And Morality Tales, Set To Music

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Four black war veterans (Isiah Whitlock Jr., Norm Lewis, Clarke Peters and Delroy Lindo) and one veteran's son (Jonathan Majors) return to Vietnam in Da 5 Bloods. David Lee/Netflix hide caption

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Spike Lee's 'Da 5 Bloods' Is A Platoon Picture, Heist Thriller And History Lesson

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Shirley Jackson (Elisabeth Moss) and her long-term houseguest Rose (Odessa Young) form an unusual bond in Shirley. The film mixes fact and fiction to explore the life of the American writer best known for her short story "The Lottery." Neon hide caption

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Elisabeth Moss Shines As Writer Shirley Jackson In This Smart, Surprising Film

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Dakota Johnson stars as Maggie Sherwood, Ice Cube as Jack Robertson and Tracee Ellis Ross as Grace Davis in The High Note. Glen WIlson/Focus Features hide caption

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Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever, star in the 2019 comedy Booksmart. Courtesy of Annapurna Pictures hide caption

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What Movies Hollywood Prepared For The Reopening Of Theaters

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Movie Review: 'On The Record' With Russell Simmons' Accusers

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Actor-comedians Steve Coogan (left) and Rob Brydon (right) play coyly fictionalized versions of themselves in The Trip to Greece. IFC Films hide caption

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With 'Trip To Greece,' Coogan And Brydon's Odyssey Reaches A Poignant End

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