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Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísù plays Mr. Malcolm, the most desirable bachelor in 1818 London. Ross Ferguson/Bleecker Street hide caption

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Ticking down a checklist of qualifications in 'Mr. Malcolm's List'

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Ethan Hawke stars in The Black Phone the latest film from Scott Derrickson. Universal Pictures hide caption

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Jenny Slate voices Marcel in the new film Marcel The Shell With Shoes On. A24 hide caption

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Marcel, the inch-tall shell. A24 hide caption

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Even for 'Marcel the Shell,' change is the only constant

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Baz Luhrmann's gaudy 'Elvis' is a shapeless blur of a musical biopic

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What can a documentary filmmaker add to the record of the Jan. 6 attacks?

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Gabby Giffords, center, the subject of the documentary film "Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down," poses with the film's co-directors Julie Cohen, left, and Betsy West, June 21, 2022. Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Austin Butler stars as Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann's Elvis. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Austin Butler brings the King's moves, mannerisms and voice in 'Elvis'

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Cooper Raiff and Dakota Johnson star in Cha Cha Real Smooth. Apple TV+ hide caption

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Julie Andrews sang "The hills are alive" in the film version of The Sound of Music, but Hammerstein's letters reveal that a much bigger Hollywood star had lobbied hard to play Maria. Alamy Stock Photo hide caption

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Oh, what a beautiful archive: Oscar Hammerstein's letters reveal his many sides

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