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British author Douglas Adams, left, and Nick Landau read Adams' book The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy in October 1979. Colin Davey/Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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It's been 42 years since 'The Hitchhiker's Guide' answered the ultimate question

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Adam Driver and Matt Damon play real-life combatants Jacques Le Gris and Sir Jean de Carrouges in The Last Duel. Patrick Redmond/20th Century Studios via AP hide caption

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'The Last Duel' is a 'Rashomon'-style #MeToo story — and a messy medieval epic

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Paul Morrissey, Andy Warhol, Lou Reed and Moe Tucker from archival photography in a split-screen frame from "The Velvet Underground." Apple TV+ hide caption

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Todd Haynes' new film takes us deep into The Velvet Underground

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Ruthie Tompson at a screening at the 2018 TCM Classic Film Festival on April 28, 2018 in Hollywood, California. The legendary Disney animator passed away on Sunday at the age of 111. Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for TCM hide caption

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The Rescue chronicles the 2018 rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped deep inside a flooded cave in Northern Thailand. National Geographic hide caption

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Documentary follows the divers who risked it all in the Thailand cave rescue

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Advertisements in a theater in London's Leicester Square show Daniel Craig as James Bond in No Time to Die. Ahead of its opening in the U.S. this weekend, the film had taken in more than $120 million in 54 foreign markets. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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'No Time to Die' shows how the Bond franchise can stay relevant — and profitable

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Matthew McConaughey, the star of Dazed and Confused and Dallas Buyers Club, isn't not thinking about throwing his cowboy hat in the race for "CEO" of Texas. Noam Galai/Getty Images for HISTORY hide caption

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Governor run or no, Matthew McConaughey is full of campaign slogans

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Bond (Daniel Craig) teams up with secret agent Paloma (Ana de Armas) in Havana in No Time to Die. Nicola Dove /Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios hide caption

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Daniel Craig outshines 'No Time To Die' in his final turn as James Bond

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Tom Hardy stars as Eddie Brock and the voice of the alien inside him in Venom: Let There Be Carnage. Sony Pictures hide caption

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In No Time to Die, Daniel Craig shows us a James Bond who's gone fishing. Nicola Dove/© 2021 DANJAQ, LLC and MGM. hide caption

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Daniel Craig is the bookend Bond, giving 007's story a beginning — and an end

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