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Scarlett Johansson arrives at the BAFTA Film Awards in London last year. She is suing Disney over the company's streaming release of the movie Black Widow at the same time as the theatrical release, which she said breached her contract and deprived her of potential earnings. Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP hide caption

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Scarlett Johansson Is Suing Disney For Its Streaming Release Of 'Black Widow'

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Dev Patel stars as Sir Gawain, King Arthur's nephew, in The Green Knight. A24 hide caption

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'The Green Knight' Fulfills A Quest To Find New Magic In An Old Legend

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Donkey (voiced by Eddie Murphy) and Shrek (voiced by Mike Myers) 2001 film Shrek. Courtesy of Dreamworks Animation hide caption

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Like last year, the sidewalks around San Diego's convention center are empty and no one is lined up at the famed Hall H. Daniel Knighton/Getty Images hide caption

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Vicky Krieps, Thomasin McKenzie, Gael García Bernal and Luca Faustino Rodriguez in M. Night Shyamalan's new film Old. Phobymo/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Gamhee (Kim Min-hee) shared a meal with a friend (Song Seon-mi) in The Woman Who Ran. Cinema Guild hide caption

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'The Woman Who Ran' Puzzles Out The Mysteries Of Everyday Life

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Harvey Weinstein is already serving a 23-year prison sentence for rape and sexual abuse in New York. He was extradited to California early Tuesday for his arraignment. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Questlove, here at the Grammys in January 2020, says the pandemic has changed him. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for the Recording Academy hide caption

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For Questlove, The Pandemic Meant Embracing Quiet — And Buying A Farm

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Sonequa Martin-Green attends the premiere of Warner Bros Space Jam: A New Legacy at Regal LA Live on July 12, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Amy Sussman/FilmMagic via Getty Images hide caption

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Disneyland's updated Jungle Cruise ride features tourists of various ethnic backgrounds getting chased by wildlife. Christian Thompson/Disneyland Resort hide caption

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Actress Adelina Anthony and actor Mateo Ray Garcia in The Daily War, part of PBS's Latinx film series. Silvia Lara/Courtesy PBS hide caption

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Indie Film And Latinx Reality

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Edward Theatre's entrance, as seen from the street opened in 1914 in Kalbadevi, and was named after King Edward V, who visited Mumbai the same year. It initially started with stage plays, with a total of 509 wooden seats, distributed between three separate levels. Until a few years ago, the theatre turned cinema hall, played mostly B- grade Bollywood films. Viraj Nayar for NPR hide caption

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India's Single-Screen Cinemas Were Struggling Before COVID-19. Now They're Dying Out

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Why Workers Are Quitting; Plus The Comfort Of Horror Movies

Americans are quitting their jobs in record numbers. Guest host Ayesha Rascoe brings on CBS MoneyWatch editor Irina Ivanova to break down some of the reasons why. Then, The New Republic staff writer Jo Livingstone joins Ayesha to discuss the current state of horror movies and why nothing's better than a good scare. Author and Big Mood, Little Mood podcast host Daniel Lavery joins them to play Who Said That.

Why Workers Are Quitting; Plus The Comfort Of Horror Movies

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Dev Patel plays Sir Gawain, King Arthur's nephew, in The Green Knight. A24 hide caption

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Cross-Cultural Casting: Noteworthy For Hollywood, But Not Exactly New

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The chef-turned-media personality died by suicide in 2018. His voice was recreated in the new documentary Roadrunner by AI technology. Courtesy of CNN/Focus Features hide caption

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Billy Porter and Tiffany Haddish star in Like a Boss. GLAAD called Porter's character, Barrett, "a good example of casual inclusion, featuring an explicitly LGBTQ character." Eli Joshua Adé hide caption

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Scales — debut feature from filmmaker Shahad Ameen — was Saudi Arabia's official entry for the 2021 Oscars. It's set in a dystopian fishing village and tells the lyrical story of a young woman struggling to find her place. Variance Films hide caption

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'Scales' Is A Saudi Arabian Filmmaker's Feminist Fable Of The Sea

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