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Destin Daniel Cretton co-wrote and directed the film adaptation of Bryan Stevenson's book Just Mercy. He's now working on Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings — the first Marvel Studios movie centered on an Asian superhero. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Director Of 'Just Mercy' Depicts Characters 'In All Of Their Complexities'

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Adam Sandler plays jeweler Howard Ratner in the film Uncut Gems. The score is as shiny and cosmic as Ratner's life is messy and frantic. Julieta Cervantes/Courtesy of A24 hide caption

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Inside 'Uncut Gems': A Cosmic Score In A Frantic Film

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Amy has long been vilified for burning one of Jo's manuscripts. But Greta Gerwig's adaptation of Little Women takes a more nuanced look at the youngest March sister, played here by Florence Pugh. Wilson Webb/CTMG/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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Which March Sister Are You? The Latest 'Little Women' Makes It Hard To Decide

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Saoirse Ronan plays Jo March in Greta Gerwig's film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. "The only people that I really envy, I think, are kids because they have the best of everything," Ronan says. Wilson Webb/CTMG hide caption

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Saoirse Ronan: Playing Jo March In 'Little Women' Was A Confidence Boost

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Valerie Pachner and August Diehl star as Fani and Franz Jagerstatter in the film A Hidden Life. Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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In Austria's Alps, 'A Hidden Life' Of World War II Resistance

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George MacKay (center) plays the British soldier Schofield in 1917, the war drama co-written and directed by Sam Mendes. François Duhamel /Universal Pictures and Dreamworks Pictures hide caption

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'It Was Part Of Me': Director Sam Mendes On The Family History In '1917'

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Julie Andrews poses with baby Emma in November 1962. Andrews began filming Mary Poppins a few months after Emma's birth. McCabe/Getty Images hide caption

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When Mom Is Mary Poppins: Julie Andrews Writes Memoir With Her Daughter

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Charlize Theron attends a screening of Bombshell in early December. Theron, who also produced the film, says she wanted to portray the "nuance" of sexual harassment: "It's not black and white," she says. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images hide caption

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Charlize Theron Portrays The 'Gray Area' Of Sexual Harassment In 'Bombshell'

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South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho is known for socially conscious horror movies, such as The Host, Snowpiercer and Okja. His latest, Parasite, was just nominated for three Golden Globes. Christopher Smith/Invision/AP hide caption

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'Parasite' Director Bong Joon-ho 'Wanted To Reflect The Truth Of Current Times'

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Kristen Bell attends the world premiere of Disney's Frozen II held at Dolby Theatre last month in Hollywood. Michael Tran/FilmMagic hide caption

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For 'Frozen II,' Kristen Bell Found Inspiration In Personal Pain

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Daniel Craig as detective Benoit Blanc in Knives Out. Claire Folger/Lionsgate hide caption

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Daniel Craig: 'Knives Out' Aims To Be One Of Those 'Grand Pieces Of Entertainment'

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Edward Norton (shown here with co-star Gugu Mbatha-Raw) describes his Motherless Brooklyn character as a sad and lonely "street kid." Glen Wilson/Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Edward Norton On Urban Planning And 'Slow Cooking' 'Motherless Brooklyn'

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Slim (Daniel Kaluuya) and Queen (Jodie Turner-Smith) are on the run in Queen & Slim, directed by Melina Matsoukas with a screenplay from Lena Waithe. Andre D. Wagner/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Lena Waithe's 'Queen & Slim' Is An Odyssey For The Black Lives Matter Era

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Mame Bineta Sane as Ada in Atlantics: A Ghost Love Story. Netflix hide caption

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'Atlantics' Is A Haunting Refugee Story — Of The Women Left Behind In Senegal

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Tom Hanks stars as Fred Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. Hanks watched a lot of Mister Rogers to research the role and found as an adult, you don't really "get it": "Why is it taking so long? What's the big deal? What are these fish?" Lacey Terrell/CTMG hide caption

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Tom Hanks Plays Mister Rogers: Sharing Joy Is 'The Natural State Of Things'

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Jennifer Lee was named chief creative officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios following the departure of John Lasseter from the company. She is also the screenwriter and co-director of Frozen II. Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney hide caption

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Disney Animation Chief Jennifer Lee Is The Queen Behind Elsa And Anna

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"The way the public feels about Tom Hanks has a similar quality to how we feel about Mister Rogers," says director Marielle Heller. But she found that Hanks and Rogers had a very different energy. At the beginning, she tried to "rein Tom's natural buoyancy back and settle him into a kind of zenlike state." Lacey Terrell/Sony Pictures hide caption

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'Beautiful Day' Director On Mister Rogers' 'Radical Notion': Telling Kids The Truth

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In the late 2000s, Robert Pattinson began playing vampire Edward Cullen in the film adaptations of the Twilight novels. "It was so sudden, it didn't feel real to me at all," he says of the fame. Fadel Senna /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Pattinson Does Not Want To Play An English Prince, Thank You Very Much

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"I will be a storyteller 'till the day I die," Reese Witherspoon says. "It's really what I was born to do." Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Turner Image hide caption

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'From Book To Script To Screen,' Reese Witherspoon Is Making Roles For Women

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Filmmaker Judd Apatow describes his mentor, the comedian Garry Shandling (above), as a perfectionist: "He just could not just be chill and make it easy on himself. He wanted everything to be amazing." Bonnie Schiffman/HBO hide caption

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After Comic Garry Shandling's Death, Judd Apatow Found Zen In His Diaries

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Rosine Mbakam, left, says she chose to shoot all images and sound herself to maintain an equal relationship with the subjects of her films. Icarus Films hide caption

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In Bong Joon-ho's movie Parasite, the Kim family — which assembles pizza boxes to get by — resides in a semi-basement apartment originally constructed as a nuclear-fallout bunker. Neon/CJ Entertainment hide caption

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The Hit Movie 'Parasite' Puts Basement Structures In Structural Inequality

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