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Head of Motion Picture Association of America to step downFormer U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd is stepping down as chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America
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FILE - This April 25, 2017 file photo shows Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins at the TIME 100 Gala, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world, in New York. Two months after his "Moonlight" pulled out a last-second best picture win at the Oscars, director Barry Jenkins says "it's time to work." He said after the Oscars he spent a month in Mexico and went to the Mayan ruins. Now that he’s back, he’s due to start working on an adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “Underground Railroad” for Amazon. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins ready to return to workAfter his best-picture Oscar win for 'Moonlight," Barry Jenkins took a month off to head to Mexico to decompress
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Chris Pine, left, and Gal Gadot in a scene from, "Wonder Woman." The film, directed by Patty Jenkins, opens June 2. (Clay Enos/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
Get to know the new Wonder Woman and Spider-ManYou know the names and you've met them briefly before, but this summer Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman and Tom Holland's Spider-Man take center stage in blockbusters all their own
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2016, file photo, Rebel Wilson attends the 5th Annual Australians in Film Awards held at NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles. Wilson is suing an Australian publisher for defamation over a series of magazine articles the actress says cost her movie roles by painting her as a serial liar. Wilson's lawyer, Renee Enbom, said during a court hearing on Friday, April 28, 2017, that the Australian-born actress would present evidence that the articles published by Bauer Media in 2015 led to her film contracts being terminated. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Rebel Wilson sues Australian publisher for defamationActress Rebel Wilson is suing an Australian publisher for defamation over a series of magazine articles the actress says cost her movie roles by painting her as a serial liar
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FILE - This Thursday, April 20, 2017  file photo provided by Strategy PR shows director Kathryn Bigelow at the Tribeca Film Festival Virtual Arcade in New York. A number of high-profile projects unveiled at the Tribeca Film Festival show the young medium pushing forward to unlock VR's power to create empathy, whether it's a Holocaust survivor or a crow voiced by John Legend. (Kathryn Bigelow/Strategy PR via AP)
In VR land rush, creators unlock an 'empathy engine'The growing ambitions of virtual reality have been on display at the Tribeca Film Festival
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This image released by the Tribeca Film Festival shows Victor Khomut in a scene from "Son of Sofia," which won the festival award for best international narrative. (Dionysis Eftimiopoulos/Tribeca Film Festival via AP)
'Bobbi Jene,' 'Keep the Change' top Tribeca Film Fest awards"Keep the Change," a romance about a couple who meet at a community for people on the autistic spectrum, and "Bobbi Jene," a documentary about an American dancer in the Israeli dance company Batsheva, were the top winners at the 16th Tribeca Film Festival
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Former 'Miracle' actor and Army sergeant dies near SeattleMichael Mantenuto, a former actor best known for his role in the Olympic hockey movie Miracle who later joined the Army, has died south of Seattle
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This image released by Netflix shows Hannah Cagwin in a scene from, "Casting JonBenet." (Netflix via AP)
Review: In 'Casting JonBenet,' reliving a tabloid sensationFilm Review: Kitty Green's "Casting JonBenet," which debuts Friday on Netflix, returns us to the tragic, unsolved case of the child pageant queen JonBenet Ramsey, the blonde and blue-eyed 6-year-old found dead in 1996
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This image released by WWE Studios shows Storm Reid in a scene from, "Sleight." (WWE Studios via AP)
Review: Clunky 'Sleight' showcases new lead Jacob LatimoreFilm Review: Perhaps the greatest trick of 'Sleight' is how its two charismatic leads magically make its clunky and overwrought elements almost disappear
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This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Elle Fanning in a scene from "3 Generations."   The transgender drama has been reclassified with a PG-13 rating after the distributor made slight tweaks to the film. The Weinstein Co. said Thursday, April 27, 2017, that it made “some edits to the film as a compromise” after the Motion Picture Association of America gave “3 Generations” an R-rating. (George Nicholis/The Weinstein Company via AP)
Weinstein Co. and MPAA settle ratings disputeThe Weinstein Co.'s transgender drama "3 Generations" has been reclassified with a PG-13 rating after the distributor made slight tweaks to the film
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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2015 file photo shows filmmaker Roman Polanski during a break in a hearing concerning a U.S. request for his extradition over 1977 charges of sex with a minor, in Krakow, Poland. Polanski’s latest film is heading to the Cannes Film Festival. Polanksi’s “Based on a True Story” will play out of competition. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
Roman Polanski's latest movie added to Cannes Film FestivalRoman Polanski's latest film is heading to the Cannes Film Festival
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This image released by Focus Features shows Addison Riecke, top row from left, Elle Fanning, Emma Howard and Angourie Rice, and bottom row from left, Kirsten Dunst, director Sofia Coppola, Oona Laurence and Nicole Kidman on the set of "The Beguiled." The film opens June 23. (Ben Rothstein/Focus Features via AP)
'Wonder Woman' director finds herself in rare summer role'Wonder Woman' director Patty Jenkins discusses her long journey to making the superhero pic, and why so few women are directing big budget blockbusters
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People take pictures as they watch the funeral of the Bollywood actor turned politician Vinod Khanna in Mumbai, India, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Khanna died of cancer on Thursday, a hospital official said. He was 70. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
India Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna dies of cancer at age 70Vinod Khanna, a dashing Bollywood actor turned politician, has died at age 70
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FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, real estate heir Robert Durst sits in a courtroom during a hearing in Los Angeles. A retired New York police detective says the missing wife of New York real estate heir Robert Durst once went to her neighbor's in pajamas and said her husband beat her and she feared he would kill her. James Varian testified Tuesday, April 25, 2017, that a neighbor reported Kathleen Durst had knocked on her Manhattan penthouse bedroom window for help. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool, File)
Hollywood producer testifies in Robert Durst murder caseA Hollywood producer has appeared as a witness in the murder case of real-estate heir Robert Durst
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, Jonathan Demme, director of the concert film "Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids," appears at the premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. Demme died, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from complications from esophageal cancer in New York. He was 73. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
In Demme's eclectic career, a nonstop rock 'n' roll beatThrough Jonathan Demme's adventurous, freewheeling filmmaking life sounded a steady beat
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