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What About Bob

‘What About Bob?’ is a Comedic Critique of the Mental Health Care System

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Thirty years later, this Bill Murray comedy is as relevant as ever.

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The Ending of ‘The Woman in the Window’ Explained

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The ending of ‘The Woman in the Window’ comes with a number of colossal twists, and sheds light on important issues along the way.

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Film History Comes to Life in ‘Hollywood Home Movies: Stars at Work and Play’

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From all-star tennis to Alfred Hitchcock eating a banana, these Academy Film Archive home movies show a different side of Hollywood throughout history.

Tcm Let Me Come In Bill Morrison

Bill Morrison Breathes New Life into a Decaying Silent Film with ‘let me come in’

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TCM viewers get to experience a haunting, yet romantic opera pieced together from presumed-lost film footage.

The Flag Smashers Bane Problem

Defining “The Bane Problem” in ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’

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When superhero stories try to address real-life social and political issues, conflicts of interest may occur.

Bridesmaids Food Poisoning Scene

‘Bridesmaids’ Perfected Gross-Out Humor

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For the movie’s 10th anniversary, we break down the food poisoning scene and how it’s more than just a throwaway bit.

Debate Week Best Picture Losers Whiplash

‘Whiplash’ is an Exhilarating Oscar-Worthy Drum Solo

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With his 2014 Best Picture nominee, Damien Chazelle takes a film about music to the next level.

Oscar Predictions Final Ballot

2021 Oscar Predictions: The Final Ballot

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It’s time to bring our 2021 Oscar predictions series to a close with the reveal of our final ballot. Here’s who we think will and should win on Sunday night.

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2021 Oscar Predictions: Best Picture and Best Director

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Will it be a big night for ChloĆ© Zhao and ‘Nomadland’? Or can ‘Minari’ sneak in with a surprise win. Here’s what we think will happen on Oscar night 2021 in the Best Picture and Best Director categories.