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Tracee Ellis Ross stars in The High Note as a legendary singer who is running out of ideas. Meanwhile, her personal assistant, played by Dakota Johnson, has too many. Maarten de Boer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Tracee Ellis Ross Can Hit The High Notes, Too

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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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HBO Max Will Stream Content From Japanese Animation House Studio Ghibli

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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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Sharon Horgan (left) and Kristin Scott Thomas play the spouses of soldiers who lead a choir group of women to success, in the new based-on-a-true story film, Military Wives. Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images hide caption

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'The Power Of A Group' Moves Sharon Horgan, Kristin Scott Thomas In 'Military Wives'

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New FX Documentary Explores Life Of The Woman Behind Roe v. Wade Decision

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Remembering Fred Willard, Emmy-Winning Comedy Actor And Improviser

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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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Maya Erskine (left) is co-creator and co-star of Hulu's PEN15 with Anna Konkle. Hulu hide caption

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Lakeith Stanfield and Issa Rae star in The Photograph, written and directed by Stella Meghie. Emily Aragones/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Steve Coogan and Rob Bryden Follow Homer's 'Odyssey' In Their New Film

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'Fresh Air' Remembers Screenwriter And Director Lynn Shelton

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Much of the movie 'Contact' was filmed at the Very Large Array in New Mexico. Erin Slonaker/Moment Editorial/Getty Images hide caption

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