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'Call Me by Your Name' leads Independent Spirit Awards nominations

Luca Guadagnino’s romantic drama “Call Me by Your Name” leads the nominations for the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards, earning six nods when the nominees were announced Tuesday.

Crime thriller “Good Time” and Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, “Get Out,” tied with five nominations apiece, while Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird” and Chloé Zhao’s “The Rider” tied with four nominations each.

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Pixar's 'Coco' sings a high-spirited but sometimes faltering tune

Can a person honor his family and pursue his dreams? That is the question at the heart of “Coco,” a whimsical and high-spirited romp through the underworld from Pixar Animation Studios. The story’s 12-year-old protagonist, Miguel Rivera, is an aspiring guitarist with a song in his heart and stardom on his mind.

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'The Crime of Monsieur Lange' is one of Jean Renoir's least known films. But a restored version shows it's the most pure fun

If you know the work of Jean Renoir, indisputably one of the world's great directors, it's likely for one of his serious meaning of life films like "Grand Illusion" and "The Rules of The Game." "The Crime of Monsieur Lange," by contrast, is one of the master's least known films, but offers the most pure fun of any of them.

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Gary Oldman's bulldog performance as Winston Churchill lifts Joe Wright's overwrought directing in 'Darkest Hour'

From its grab-for-all-the-gusto Gary Oldman performance to its direction by Joe Wright, “Darkest Hour” is nothing if not an energetic, showy piece of work, but some types of showy have more staying power than others.

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Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer star in the jolly, madcap 'The Man Who Invented Christmas'

“The Man Who Invented Christmas” is a jaunty, amusing patchwork of truths, half-truths and pure fiction that cleverly combine to recount the story of the whirlwind creation of Charles Dickens’ famed novella “A Christmas Carol.”

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Peter Cullen's long road as Optimus Prime continues with ‘Transformers: Titans Return’
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