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Anthony Ramos and Melissa Barrera play Usnavi and Vanessa in the film In the Heights. Warner Bros. hide caption

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'In The Heights' Is A Spirited, Socially Undistanced, Summer Crowd Pleaser

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Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson return as paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren in The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It. Warner Bros. hide caption

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Victoria Moroles plays Lupe, and Kuhoo Verma plays Sunny in the film Plan B. Brett Roedel/Hulu hide caption

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Bo Burnham, pictured here at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, wrote, directed and performed the entirety of his new Netflix special, Inside, by himself. Rich Polk/Getty Images hide caption

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Marcus (Noah Jupe), Regan (Millicent Simmonds) and Evelyn (Emily Blunt) brave the unknown in A Quiet Place Part II. Jonny Cournoyer/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Listen Carefully: The Tense 'Quiet Place' Sequel Speaks To Our Present Time

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Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe and Emily Blunt star in A Quiet Place Part II. Jonny Cournoyer/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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'A Quiet Place Part II' Amps Up The Action

A Quiet Place told the story of a world overrun by monsters who kill anything that makes a sound. Starring Emily Blunt and the film's director John Krasinski, it was a blockbuster in 2018. Now, after a long delay, A Quiet Place Part II is finally hitting theaters, and picking up where the last movie left off.

'A Quiet Place Part II' Amps Up The Action

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Is Cruella de Vil (Emma Stone) meant to come off as misguided, unhinged or genuinely unscrupulous? A new film tries to suggest a complicated mix of all three and winds up feeling mostly confused. Disney hide caption

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A Kinder 'Cruella'? Film Reimagines The Dalmatian Villain With Spotty Success

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Emma Stone in Disney's Cruella. Laurie Sparham/Disney hide caption

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David (Clayne Crawford) is hoping to keep his family together in The Killing of Two Lovers. Neon hide caption

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Gripping Marital Drama 'Killing Of Two Lovers' Is Brooding But Never Dull

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Dave Bautista stars in Zack Snyder's Netflix zombie flick, Army Of The Dead. Clay Enos/Netflix hide caption

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Amy Adams stars as Anna Fox in The Woman In The Window. Melinda Sue Gordon/Netflix hide caption

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Angelina Jolie stars as Hannah in Those Who Wish Me Dead. Courtesy of Warner Bros. hide caption

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The Mitchells - Katie, Rick, Linda and Aaron - hide from the robot apocalypse behind a dumpster in Netflix's The Mitchells Vs. The Machines. Netflix hide caption

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Aditya Modak plays an aspiring Hindustani classical musician in The Disciple. Netflix hide caption

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'The Disciple' Is Triumphant, Even As It Tells A Story Of Failure

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Rita Moreno in the 1961 film adaptation of West Side Story. Turner Acquired/MGM hide caption

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Liu Haocun as Zhang Lan in Cliff Walkers, a spy thriller from Chinese director Zhang Yimou. CMC Pictures hide caption

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Double Feature: Refugees In 'Limbo,' And Spies And Subterfuge In 'Cliff Walkers'

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About Endlessness opens with the visual of a couple (Jan-Eje Ferling and Tatiana Delaunay) floating through gray, cloudy skies. Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Bittersweet Film 'About Endlessness' Highlights Life's Humor And Despair

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Jodie Turner-Smith and Michael B. Jordan star in Tom Clancy's Without Remorse. Nadja Klier/Amazon Studios hide caption

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