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Filmmaker Kirsten Johnson stages one of her father's "deaths" in Dick Johnson Is Dead. Netflix hide caption

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Filmmaker Faces Her Father's Mortality By Staging His 'Death' Again And Again

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Filmmaker Radha Blank stars as a fictionalized version of herself in The Forty-Year-Old Version. The film, which began as a Web series, was inspired by Blank's own experience as a playwright and rapper in Harlem. Jeong Park/Netflix hide caption

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'The Forty-Year-Old Version' Is Fast, Funny, Multi-Faceted And No Small Feat

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Miranda July's 'Kajillionaire' Follows A Family Of Schemers

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Millie Bobby Brown stars in Enola Holmes, the new Netflix film based on the book series by Nancy Springer. Netflix hide caption

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Documentary Explores Emancipating From Foster Care System

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New Movie: 'The Secrets We Keep'

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"The train's afoot!": (L to R) Sherlock (Henry Cavill) and Mycroft (Sam Claflin) literally look down on their younger sister Enola (Millie Bobby Brown) in Netflix's Enola Holmes. Alex Bailey/Legendary/Netflix hide caption

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What It's Like To Attend A Film Festival During The Pandemic

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'Antebellum': A Movie That Uses Horror To Process America's Racial Problems

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Karen Speros, 82, waits for a movie to start at a Regal movie theater in Irvine, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Movie Industry Adapts, Plus LeVar Burton Reads

The movie industry is hurting. Most theaters in the U.S. are still shut down, and who knows when—or if—audiences will pack into theaters again. Adam B. Vary and Angelique Jackson of Variety talk about the state of the movie industry and how it's adapted, for better or worse, in this pandemic. Also, Sam talks to actor LeVar Burton about reading, why we like being read to, what he really wanted you to learn from Reading Rainbow, and the latest season of his podcast LeVar Burton Reads.

Movie Industry Adapts, Plus LeVar Burton Reads

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Tom Holland plays Arvin, a young man who refuses to let evil go unpunished in The Devil All the Time. Glen Wilson/Netflix hide caption

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Everyone's A Sinner In 'The Devil All The Time'

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Janelle Monáe stars in the new film Antebellum. Matt Kennedy/Lionsgate hide caption

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'We Are Who We Are': Coming-Of-Age Story Offers A Different View Of Italy

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What will be the visual cues that film and television will one day use to depict 2020? Malorny/Getty Images hide caption

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