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Nia DaCosta attends a screening of Little Woods during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival at SVA Theatre on April 21, 2018 in New York City. Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Fe hide caption

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'Candyman' Composer Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe Sings, Scares The Body Electric

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Latest 'Candyman' Movie Is Scored By Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe

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CinemaCon Managing Director Mitch Neuhauser speaks on stage at the 2021 event. David Becker/Getty Images for CinemaCon hide caption

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For Movie Theaters, A Pivotal Fall Season Begins at CinemaCon

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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II plays Anthony McCoy in Candyman, directed by Nia DaCosta. Universal Pictures and MGM Pictures hide caption

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Bob Ross hosted The Joy of Painting for 31 seasons in the 1980s and '90s. He died in 1995. The painter is now the subject of a new documentary, Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed. Netflix hide caption

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Bob Ross Documentary Filmmakers Ran Into Some Happy Little Legal Hurdles

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New Doc Looks At How Real The Liberty City Seven's Threat Actually Was

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'CODA' Is An Unabashedly Formulaic And Lovely Coming-Of-Age Story

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Claudio Rojas, a 55-year-old handyman who was deported from the U.S. in 2019, poses for a photo in his home in Moreno, Argentina, on May 8. His wife, two sons and two grandsons remained in Florida. Natacha Pisarenko/AP hide caption

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'Reminiscence' Movie Depicts A Dystopian Future That's Not Far Off

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Remembering Japanese Martial Arts Star Sonny Chiba, Who Died Of COVID At 82

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Actress Nicole Kidman speaks at in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 15, 2020. Hong Kong's government said Thursday that it had recently granted a quarantine exemption to someone to perform "designated professional work" after reports surfaced that Kidman did not have to undergo a quarantine. Willy Sanjuan/Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP hide caption

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U.S. soldiers stand guard along the perimeter at the international airport in Kabul Aug. 16, 2021. Shekib Rahmani/AP hide caption

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Our Film Critic Explores Why The Harrowing Afghanistan Images May Feel Familiar

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John David Washington in the new movie Beckett on Netflix. Yannis Drakoulidis/Netflix hide caption

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'Beckett' Is A Perfectly Average Chase Thriller

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