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Alana Mayo speaks at the Austin Convention Center on March 14, 2022, in Austin, Texas. Anna Webber/Getty Images for AMC hide caption

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Meet Alana Mayo, the young, Black, queer studio executive who greenlit 'Till'

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Critic Bob Mondello remembers the movie fright-fests he conjured in his youth

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Think you're not a fan of horror films? Try starting with these picks

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NPR's Nikki Jones can't go one week without watching a horror film. Josie Norton for NPR hide caption

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My mom passed down her love of horror to me — and a big lesson about courage

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A new documentary follows an affair that felled evangelist Jerry Falwell Jr.'s career

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Cinemas have reopened in Kashmir after 2 decades — but few moviegoers are showing up

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Elizabeth Banks was drawn to 40-year-old's coming-of-age story in timely 'Call Jane'

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'Aftersun' follows a father and daughter's last summer vacation together

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Movie review: 'All Quiet on the Western Front'

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Fresh Air's Halloween special, with horror masters Stephen King and Jordan Peele

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Banks Repeta plays 11-year-old Paul Graff and Anthony Hopkins is his grandfather in Armageddon Time. Anne Joyce/Focus Features hide caption

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A director critically reexamines his 1980s childhood in 'Armageddon Time'

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It's been five years since The New York Times first launched stories spotlighting years of abuse and harassment by movie producer, Harvey Weinstein. The stories helped make the #MeToo movement go viral around the world. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Lyric Ross voices Kat, a rebellious new student at Rust Bank Catholic School for Girls. Netflix hide caption

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