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What National Cinema Day says about the state of the film industry

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Encore: What the movies taught us about teaching

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Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper perform "Shallow" in the film A Star Is Born. Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Three great karaoke songs

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Discovering the forgotten women of silent cinema

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For one day on Sept. 3, movie tickets will be just $3 in the majority of American theaters as part of a newly launched National Cinema Day to lure moviegoers to the box office. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption

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After scrapping CNN+ and 'Batgirl,' Warner Bros. Discovery continues to cut costs

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MoviePass is back after going bankrupt in 2020. This time, it will have a tiered price system and credits to use toward movies each month. Stringer/Getty Images hide caption

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MoviePass is returning. Here's what you need to know

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In 'Funny Pages,' a teenage cartoonist throws himself into his drawings

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Moviepass is back after its bankruptcy. The CEO says this time will be different

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Tilda Swinton plays a literary scholar and Idris Elba is the Djinn she conjures in Three Thousand Years of Longing. Festival de Cannes hide caption

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'Three Thousand Years of Longing' will leave you charmed — and a little worn out

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New Orleans, Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina, as seen in the new documentary Katrina Babies. HBO hide caption

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Years after Hurricane Katrina, a new documentary asks: What happened to the children?

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