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Cinema isn’t just about the latest Disney/Pixar project or Star Wars spin-off. Memorable storytelling is happening all over the film industry, from Hollywood’s box-office-busting superhero smashes to small, innovative indie experiments. The Verge’s film section is here to help you sort through the latest Hollywood news and reviews, from favorite genres like sci-fi, fantasy, and horror to the independent movies that matter.

Alamo Drafthouse rolls out Season Pass movie subscription plan across the US

Fans can soon buy the original Star Wars trilogy, prequels, and The Force Awakens in 4K UHD

10 new trailers you should watch this week

Portrait of a Lady on Fire is a queer romance that dares you to listen closely

Robert Pattinson’s Batman revealed in new teaser video

Sonic the Hedgehog review: fast casual

Harley Quinn has better SEO, so Birds of Prey is getting a new name

Oscars 2020: Parasite sweeps, while Netflix loses out on pretty much everything

Taika Waititi slams Apple’s MacBook keyboards after winning first Oscar

Oscars 2020: how to watch the Academy Awards online

9 new trailers you should watch this week

Tesla Cybertruck replaces DeLorean in ‘Back to the Future’ mashup

Sundance VR and AR got extremely weird in 2020

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Sundance 2020: reviews from the annual indie film festival

ViacomCBS wants to compete with itself in the streaming wars

La Llorona review: not the ghost story you’re expecting

Birds of Prey is DC’s first good action movie

Shirley is a gothic drama about Shirley Jackson’s haunted life

Pepe the Frog died, and part of the internet died with him

Rise of Skywalker’s VFX reel shows how Leia was brought back for the finale

The Mandalorian season 2 arrives this October

7 new trailers you should watch this week

Hulu CEO steps down as Disney moves almost everything in house

Fast 9 takes place in an alternate reality where RED’s Hydrogen phone succeeded

Familiar faces return in the first trailer for Fast 9

You can now own a life-sized, screen-accurate Baby Yoda figure... for $350

MoviePass is deader than ever as parent company officially goes bankrupt

Tesla review: a weird, fourth-wall-breaking take on the internet’s favorite inventor

Weathering With You wraps our climate crisis around a love story

Zola review: proof that a viral Twitter thread can make a great movie

Spree review: in search of an audience

9 new trailers you should watch this week