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'Bros' offers lots of laughs — plus a serious commentary on queer identity

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Raffiella Chapman stars as Vesper, a 13-year-old bio-hacker. Courtesy of IFC Films hide caption

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In a bio-engineered dystopia, 'Vesper' finds seeds of hope

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Luke Macfarlane and Billy Eichner star in Bros. Universal Pictures hide caption

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Gay rom-com 'Bros' is light and bright while making movie history

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Florence Pugh stars in Don't Worry Darling. Warner Bros. Entertainment hide caption

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Ana de Armas plays Marilyn Monroe in the Netflix film Blonde. Netflix hide caption

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'Blonde,' the new Marilyn Monroe biopic, is an exercise in exploitation, not empathy

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Florence Pugh and Harry Styles star in Don't Worry Darling Warner Bros. Entertainment hide caption

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Sam Rockwell and Saoirse Ronan in See How They Run. Parisa Taghizadeh/Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Maya Hawke and Camila Mendes star in the Netflix film Do Revenge. Kim Simms/Netflix hide caption

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(Clockwise from top left) Seth Gilliam in The Walking Dead, Letitia Wright in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Brice Gonzalez and George Lopez in Lopez vs. Lopez, Susan Sarandon in Monarch, Harry Styles and Florence Pugh in Don't Worry Darling and Dwayne Johnson in Black Adam Jace Downs/AMC, Marvel Studios, Casey Durkin/NBC, Pete Dadds/Fox, Warner Bros. hide caption

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Nanisca (Viola Davis) wields a sword and hacks her way through the many men who get in her way in The Woman King. Ilze Kitshoff/CTMG hide caption

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Viola Davis is 'The Woman King' in an epic story inspired by true events

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Viola Davis and Thuso Mbedu star in The Woman King. Sony Pictures hide caption

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Sterling K. Brown and Regina Hall play a Southern Baptist pastor and his wife trying to redeem their legacy in the wake of a public scandal in Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. Steve Swisher/Pinky Promise LLC hide caption

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'Honk for Jesus' is an uneven but entertaining saga about scandal and redemption

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Pinocchio (Benjamin Ainsworth) and Geppetto (Tom Hanks) in a remake of the 1940 animated film. Disney + hide caption

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