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"The question of complete control and complete dominance of a marketplace means complete control and complete dominance of your daily life," Tom Hanks says. He plays the co-founder of a giant tech company in the new film The Circle. Francois Duhamel/STX Financing hide caption

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'It Is Neither Nor, It Is Both': Tom Hanks Finds No Easy Answers In 'The Circle'

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It's Not Just Hollywood Writers Who Lose Out During A Strike

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'Casting JonBenét' Is A New Look At An Old Case

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Emmy Rossum and Harry Lennix in "The Politician," one of the short films in the series #ThatsHarassment. Victoria Stevens/Dark Harbor Stories/Milk hide caption

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These Short Films Shine A Spotlight On Sexual Harassment

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"Literally I show up in the morning and I say, 'Who's dead?'" obit writer Bruce Weber explains in the film. "And somebody puts a folder on my desk and that's ... what I do that day." Weber took a buyout from The New York Times in 2016. Courtesy of Kino Lorber hide caption

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'Obit' Follows The 'Times' Team Charged With Turning Lives Into History

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In 1967, Frederick Wiseman's controversial documentary Titicut Follies exposed conditions at Bridgewater State Hospital in Massachusetts. Fifty years later, the filmmaker, now 87, has adapted the work into dance. Hecco hide caption

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A Haunting '60s Film About Mental Illness And Incarceration Becomes A Ballet

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'Obit' Documentary Follows Journalists Who Tell Lively Stories Of Death

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Listening Back To A 2009 Conversation With Director Jonathan Demme

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Tom Hanks stars in The Circle as a tech CEO who is part Steve Jobs and part Mark Zuckerberg. Frank Masi/STX Entertainment hide caption

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In 'The Circle', What We Give Up When We Share Ourselves

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Film Adaptation Of 'The Circle' Is Part Satire, Part Moralistic Melodrama

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Howard and Lillian: A True Hollywood Love Story chronicles the marriage of Lillian and Howard Michelson, who triumphed over challenges that have doomed many Hollywood couples. Zeitgeist Films hide caption

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Bert Berns (left) and Jerry Wexler (right) wrote The Drifters' "I Don't Want to Go On Without You" in 1964. (But when the music business drove them apart, they did anyway.) Abramorama hide caption

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