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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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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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The cast of Everybody's Talking About Jamie. John Rogers/Amazon Studios hide caption

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Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, seen in February, U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, has made the inclusion of Latinos in media a principal issue. A government report says the absence of Latinos in the media could impact how their fellow Americans view them. AP hide caption

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What Top Film Schools Are Doing To Help Diversify Hollywood

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Georgian chess champion Nona Gaprindashvili plays at the International Chess Congress in London on Dec. 30, 1964. She is suing Netflix for defamation and invasion of privacy over its series The Queen's Gambit. Stanley Sherman/Getty Images hide caption

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Jake Gyllenhaal stars in Antoine Fuqua's remake of The Guilty. Netflix hide caption

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This year's Broadway-adapted movie In the Heights, starring actor Anthony Ramos — pictured alongside actress Jasmine Cephas Jones — is a rare exception to Hollywood's pattern of excluding Latino narratives. John Locher/AP hide caption

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In Blue Bayou, Kathy (Alicia Vikander), Jessie (Sydney Kowalske) and Antonio (Justin Chon) face an uncertain future when Antonio becomes threatened with deportation. Focus Features hide caption

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'Blue Bayou' Devastates With A Story Of A Stepfather Facing Deportation

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Clockwise from top left: Insecure, Impeachment: American Crime Story, Everybody's Talking About Jamie, The Wonder Years, The Premise and Star Wars: Visions. WarnerMedia, FX, Amazon Studios, ABC, FX, Disney+ hide caption

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Oscar Isaac plays a former military interrogator who is haunted by the past in Paul Schrader's The Card Counter. Focus Features hide caption

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A Disgraced Interrogator Gambles On Redemption In 'The Card Counter'

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Jamie Lee Curtis is awarded with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony during the 78th Venice International Film Festival on Wednesday in Venice, Italy. Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images hide caption

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French actors Jean-Paul Belmondo, right, and Catherine Deneuve, in 1969. They starred together in François Truffaut's film Mississippi Mermaid. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images hide caption

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Several outlets have speculated that Actor Park Seo-joon will appear in The Marvels, an upcoming sequel to the 2019 box office success Captain Marvel, starring Brie Larson. The Fact/ImaZins via Getty Images hide caption

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