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Japanese Anime, Made In China

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'Old Henry' Honors The Western Genre While Offering Surprises

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Tommy Kirk, here with his canine co-star in 1957's Old Yeller, has died. Kirk appeared in a string of hit Disney movies such as Swiss Family Robinson and The Absent-Minded Professor. LMPC via Getty Images hide caption

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Cristina Ibarra and Alex Rivera, the first married couple to win MacArthur grants at the same time John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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Latino Filmmakers Are The First Married Couple To Win MacArthur Grants In Same Year

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Ben Platt won a Tony award in 2017 for his starring role in Dear Evan Hansen. Now he's starring in a new film adaptation of the musical. Brian Ach/Invision/AP hide caption

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'Dear Evan Hansen' Actor Ben Platt Escapes From Anxiety By Being In The Spotlight

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With 'Blue Bayou,' Filmmaker Justin Chon Asks: Who Decides Who Is American?

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Tom Skerritt Grapples With His Own Death In 'East Of The Mountains'

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Yu Aoi plays the title character in Wife of a Spy. Kino Lorber hide caption

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Heroism Exacts A Daunting Price In 'Wife Of A Spy' And 'Azor'

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Daniel Craig Is Appointed An Honorary Commander By The Royal Navy

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Ben Platt as Evan Hansen in the movie musical Dear Evan Hansen. Universal Pictures hide caption

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Tom (Dan Stevens) whisks a very skeptical Alma (Maren Eggert) around the dance floor as his precision-tooled algorithm tries to meet her every requirement for the perfect man. Bleecker Street hide caption

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In 'I'm Your Man,' Failing At Romance Is Part Of The Algorithm

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At 91, Clint Eastwood Isn't Slowing Down. 'Cry Macho' Is His Latest Film

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