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Composer Nicholas Britell says cellos were central to the score he wrote for If Beale Street Could Talk (starring Stephan James and KiKi Layne, above): "The cellos really became for us this symbol of love, because the movie is about love and injustice." Tatum Mangus/Annapurna Pictures hide caption

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'Beale Street' And 'Vice' Composer Isn't Afraid To Play The 'Wrong' Notes

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Netflix's Tidying Up With Marie Kondo is a different kind of cleaning show — one that prioritizes self-care. Netflix hide caption

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Alice Dwyer plays the young Hanni Lévy in The Invisibles, which focuses on the lives of four German Jews who stayed in Germany during World War II and survived. Greenwich Entertainment hide caption

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'The Invisibles' Reveals How Some Jews Survived Nazi Germany By Hiding In Plain Sight

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Remembering Academy Award-Winning Composer Michel Legrand

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Gina Rodriguez Opens Up About 'Miss Bala' And Her Outspoken Activism

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'The Invisibles' Looks At Some Of The Jews Who Survived The Holocaust In Berlin

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Alan Alda On 'M*A*S*H*' And His 'Tremendous Education' Growing Up In A Burlesque Club

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Roma got a ton of nominations at this year's Academy Awards, and it more than warrants the praise. Carlos Somonte/Netflix hide caption

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Godard's imagery is distorted, his meaning malleable, but he seems to be implicating, among other things, how Western culture depicts the East, in The Image Book. Kino Lorber hide caption

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