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Marsai Martin stars as little Jordan Sanders in Little, a wrong-body comedy inspired by the 1988 Tom Hanks film Big. Eli Joshua Adé/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Meet Marsai Martin, The Youngest Executive Producer In Hollywood

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"The Burial Of Kojo" takes place in Ghana, using a cast and crew made up almost entirely of locals. Above, Cynthia Dakwa, who plays the role of "Esi," and Joseph Otsiman, who plays "Kojo." Ofoe Amegavie/Ofoe Amegavie hide caption

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Fantasy Collides With African Culture In Blitz The Ambassador's 'Burial Of Kojo'

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Henry, a border collie with the Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association, flies with his handler over ski slopes in the Canadian Rockies. He is one of six dogs profiled in the IMAX film Superpower Dogs. Cosmic Picture Limited hide caption

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It's A Bird! It's A Plane! It's ... A Dog Dangling From A Helicopter?!

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In Us, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex and Lupita Nyong'o (L-R) play the members of a family — and their doppelgangers. Claudette Barius/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Jordan Peele Looked Into The Mirror And Saw The Evil Inside 'Us'

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Mary Kay Place plays Diane in Diane, the debut feature film by director Kent Jones. Courtesy of IFC Films hide caption

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In 'Diane,' An Older Woman Faces Up To Her 'Unlived Life'

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"Every life is interesting and valuable ... we are all at the center of our own narratives," says Julianne Moore. She stars as Gloria Bell in a remake of the 2013 Chilean film Gloria. Sebastián Lelio directed both films. A24 hide caption

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As 'Gloria,' Julianne Moore Explores The Extraordinary Drama Of Ordinary Life

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Michael Jackson and Wade Robson in 1987. Dan Reed/HBO hide caption

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'Neverland' Director On Investigating 'What Happened Once The Bedroom Door Closed'

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In The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Chiwetel Ejiofor (left) plays Trywell, the father of titular teenager William Kamkwamba (played by Maxwell Simba). Ejiofor also directed the movie and wrote the screenplay. Ilze Kitshoff/Netflix hide caption

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Chiwetel Ejiofor's Directing Debut Takes Him To Malawi To Capture 'The Wind'

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Miles Morales became the first non-white Spider-Man to hit the big screen last year in Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. Sony Pictures Animation hide caption

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Peter Ramsey Put The 1st Afro-Latino Spider-Man On Screen. It May Win Him An Oscar

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Chloë Grace Moretz as Frances in the new horror film Greta. Shane Mahood/Focus Features hide caption

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Chloë Grace Moretz Wants To 'Fear The Next Step'

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Yalitza Aparicio as Cleo, Marco Graf as Pepe, and Daniela Demesa as Sofi in Roma, written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Alfonso Cuarón/Netflix hide caption

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A Journey Through The Music Of The Oscar-Nominated Film 'Roma'

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"I probably almost broke down a few times questioning whether or not I was gonna be able to get it done," Pianist Kris Bowers says of learning Don Shirley's music for Green Book. Molly Cranna/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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How Pianist Kris Bowers Found His Inner Virtuoso For Oscar-Nominated 'Green Book'

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The courtship ritual between Rapayet (José Acosta) and Zaida (Natalia Reyes) sets a tone for Birds of Passage that this is no ordinary organized-crime drama. The Orchard hide caption

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In 'Birds Of Passage,' A New Lens On The Narcotrafficking Drama

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Glenn Close plays Joan, the titular wife in The Wife. The role has earned her an Academy Award nomination for best actress. Graeme Hunter/Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Well Before 'The Wife,' Glenn Close Was Ready For Her Close-Up

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"You can't tell me that a movie that I'm doing about a story that involves black culture is not going to reach other corners of the world," Taraji P. Henson says. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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'What Men Want' Actor Taraji P. Henson Talks Fighting 'Like A Girl'

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Cai Cohrs plays the young version of Kurt Barnert in Never Look Away. Following World War II, actor Tom Schilling picks up the role as Kurt becomes an artist. Caleb Deschanel/Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Confronting Germany's Past In Oscar-Nominated 'Never Look Away'

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In High Flying Bird, directed by Steven Soderbergh with a screenplay from Tarell Alvin McCraney, André Holland plays Ray Burke — a sports agent with a scheme to shake up the NBA. Peter Andrews/Netflix hide caption

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'High Flying Bird': In An NBA Lockout, An Agent Shoots His Shot

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As in Dan Gilroy's previous film, Jake Gyllenhaal stars in the comedy-horror hybrid Velvet Buzzsaw. Gyllenhaal plays an art critic named Morf, while Zawe Ashton plays gallery assistant Josephina. Claudette Barius/Netflix hide caption

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Both Satire And Slasher, 'Velvet Buzzsaw' Sends Up Contemporary Art

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Composer Nicholas Britell says cellos were central to the score he wrote for If Beale Street Could Talk (starring Stephan James and KiKi Layne, above): "The cellos really became for us this symbol of love, because the movie is about love and injustice." Tatum Mangus /Annapurna Pictures hide caption

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'Beale Street' And 'Vice' Composer Isn't Afraid To Play The 'Wrong' Notes

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