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Gabby Giffords, center, the subject of the documentary film "Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down," poses with the film's co-directors Julie Cohen, left, and Betsy West, June 21, 2022. Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Austin Butler stars as Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann's Elvis. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Cooper Raiff and Dakota Johnson star in Cha Cha Real Smooth. Apple TV+ hide caption

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Julie Andrews sang "The hills are alive" in the film version of The Sound of Music, but Hammerstein's letters reveal that a much bigger Hollywood star had lobbied hard to play Maria. Alamy Stock Photo hide caption

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Oh, what a beautiful archive: Oscar Hammerstein's letters reveal his many sides

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Screenwriter, producer and director of film and television Paul Haggis, pictured in 2017, has been arrested in Italy on sexual assault charges. Andres Iglesias Rodriguez/Getty Images hide caption

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Daryl McCormack and Emma Thompson star in the film, Good Luck To You, Leo Grande. Nick Wall/Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Emma Thompson on her new film — and the idea the female orgasm has to be performative

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St. Louis Cardinals players Curt Flood, Bill White and Bob Gibson, pictured in 1966, 1962 and 1967, respectively. They are the focus of a new History Channel documentary about the Black baseball players who followed Jackie Robinson into the major league. AP hide caption

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Black baseball players struggled long after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier

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Daryl McCormack plays a sex worker, and Emma Thompson is a retired schoolteacher in the Hulu film, Good Luck to You, Leo Grande. Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Age is just a number in Sundance hits 'Leo Grande' and 'Cha Cha Real Smooth'

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Sox (voiced by Pete Sohn) and Buzz Lightyear (voiced by Chris Evans) star in the film Lightyear. Pixar hide caption

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Daryl McCormack and Emma Thompson star in Good Luck To You, Leo Grande. Nick Wall/Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman play Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein in 1976's All The President's Men. Snap/Shutterstock hide caption

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