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new at flick filosopher, Apr 27–29

The Assistant

new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, US/Can, Apr 28–May 02
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Bad Education movie review: school for scandal (#HBO)
A laugh-until-you-cry dramedy burlesque, brilliantly structured and horrifically compelling, about the endless grift that passes for an economy in America. Hugh Jackman is at the peak of his powers.
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, UK/Ire, Apr 27–May 02
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The Assistant movie review: the realities of being a girl [pictured]
A quietly brutal film that shows the dark underbelly of an industry — of a world — dominated by often predatory straight white men. Could be an eye-opener on a larger scale… if only we listen.
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Extraction movie review: meet the sociopathic white savior (#Netflix)
Who are we rooting for in this accidental parody of the empty absurdity of modern action films? Everyone is awful, or a human macguffin. This is soulless technical wankery bereft of humor or humanity.
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