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In 'A New Era,' Dame Maggie Smith remains the best reason to watch 'Downton Abbey'

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Downton Abbey is back, but this time the family is going on the road to France. ISABEL INFANTES/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The new Downton Abbey film is here, and its creator says misery isn't compulsory

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Julian Fellowes of 'Downton Abbey' says misery isn't 'compulsory' in entertainment

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Jessica (Tilda Swinton) consults an engineer (Juan Pablo Urrego) in an effort to understand the mysterious sound she's hearing in Memoria. Neon films hide caption

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'Memoria' is a marvelously strange sonic detective story

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Netflix has changed its corporate culture memo to warn employees that it will include content with viewpoints they may find harmful. Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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In this image from video released by the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office, Alec Baldwin gestures while talking with investigators following a fatal shooting last year on the Rust movie set in Santa Fe, N.M. AP hide caption

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Film Prize Junior movie winners are picked from 60 entrants

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A timely new HBO doc chronicles a secret group of women who provided abortions

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