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Arsenio Hall and Eddie Murphy star in Coming 2 America. Quantrell D. Colbert/Amazon Studios hide caption

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The marquee of the IFC Center in Manhattan welcomes viewers back after being closed nearly one year Ryan Kailath/NPR hide caption

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The Movie Industry Holds Its Breath As New York Reopens Theaters

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Regina King poses with her Oscar for her performance in If Beale Street Could Talk. Andrew H. Walker/BEI/Shutterstock hide caption

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Married couple Jacob and Monica Yi (Steven Yeun and Yeri Han) relocate from California to a farm in Arkansas in the film Minari. Director Lee Isaac Chung says the film was inspired by his own rural upbringing. Josh Ethan Johnson/A24 hide caption

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Lee Isaac Chung Jotted Down Some Family Memories – They Became 'Minari'

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HBO's McMillions is a six-part series about an ex-cop who stole millions of dollars from the McDonald's Monopoly game. HBO hide caption

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Andra Day plays singer Billie Holiday in Lee Daniels' new movie about the singer's tumultuous personal life. Takashi Seida/Hulu hide caption

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Anya Taylor-Joy won a Golden Globe on Sunday for her lead role in The Queen's Gambit. She accepted virtually from actress Rosie Perez. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Hollywood Foreign Press Association hide caption

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Technical difficulties and an overall uninspired program were the themes of this year's Golden Globes, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Hollywood Foreign Press Association hide caption

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Will Nico Walker Watch 'Cherry?' Probably Not

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Golden Globe statuettes on display on January 6, 2009. Matt Sayles/AP hide caption

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A Weird Awards Season, Plus "Anything for Selena"

What's an awards season when many theaters are still closed and it's harder to track which movies and shows deserve buzz? Louis Virtel and Ira Madison III, co-hosts of Keep It chat with Sam about who's being selected and who's being overlooked, and whether the pandemic further exposes awards' irrelevance or not. Plus, Sam talks with Maria Garcia about her podcast, Anything for Selena, and why honoring Selena is political.

A Weird Awards Season, Plus "Anything for Selena"

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Anthony Hopkins says he remembers standing at his father's bedside when he died: "And I remember thinking to myself: Yeah, you're not so hot either, because one day it'll happen to you. This is life." Hopkins stars as Anthony, a man experiencing dementia, in The Father. Sean Gleason/Sony Pictures Classics. hide caption

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'We Don't Know What's Coming': Anthony Hopkins Plays 'The Father' With Dementia

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Kris Bowers performs onstage during Soundcheck: A Netflix Film and Series Music Showcase on Nov. 4, 2019 in Los Angeles, Calif. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images hide caption

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Kris Bowers Reflects On Coming 'Full Circle' In Composing The Score For 'Respect'

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Steven Yeun, Alan S. Kim, Yuh-Jung Youn, Yeri Han and Noel Cho star in Minari. Josh Ethan Johnson/A24 hide caption

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Brandy Norwood and Whitney Houston play Cinderella and her fairy godmother in Disney's beloved production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. Courtesy of Walt Disney/Storyline/Citadel/Kobal/Shutterstock hide caption

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Still A Shoe-In: The Charms Of 'Cinderella'

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The cast and crew of Minari attends the 2020 Sundance Film Festival film premeire at Library Center Theater on Jan. 26, 2020 in Park City, Utah. Chung is second from the right. Cindy Ord/Getty Images hide caption

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'Minari' Director Reflects On The Yi Family's Experience, And Parallels To His Own

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Tim O'Brien was a foot soldier during the Vietnam War. "The problem for me really is that I questioned the rectitude of the war," he says. "I thought I was doing the wrong thing by being there." Courtesy of Gravitas Ventures hide caption

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Tim O'Brien On Late-In-Life Fatherhood And The Things He Carried From Vietnam

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Rosamund Pike stars in the new Netflix film I Care A Lot. Seacia Pavao/Netflix hide caption

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Jacob (Steven Yeun) moves his family from California to farm in rural Arkansas in Minari. A24 hide caption

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'Minari' Follows A Family's Immigration With Humor, Humanity And Hope

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Sacha Baron Cohen, shown here in 2019, has been nominated for three Golden Globe Awards: two for acting in and producing Borat Subsequent Moviefilm and another for his supporting actor role in The Trial of the Chicago 7. Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Sacha Baron Cohen On 'Borat' Ethics And Why His Disguise Days Are Over

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