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50 Years Ago, ‘Blazing Saddles’ Broke Wind — and Box Office Expectations

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‘Problemista’ Is a Surreal and Surprising Tribute to Dream-Chasing

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In the Mood for a Sweet, Off-Beat Murder Mystery? ‘Elsbeth’ Is on the Case

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Sex, Violence, ‘Game of Thrones’-Style Power Grabs — the New ‘Shōgun’ Has it All

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Returning Characters Revive ‘The Walking Dead’ in ‘The Ones Who Live’

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Zendaya Donates $100,000 to Bay Area Theater Company

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Hilary Swank Gives Inspirational ‘Ordinary Angels’ Both the Heart and Heft it Needs

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Buckle Up for a Queer Road Trip Caper in Ethan Coen’s Spry ‘Drive-Away Dolls’

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Celebrate Black History, Cinema and Music With Kingmakers of Oakland