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Clemency Alfre Woodard

UK online critics pick The Irishman as best film of 2019 in HeyUGuys poll
I participated in this poll, but haven’t even had a chance to see The Irishman yet, so I don’t know if I agree with this choice…
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new and ongoing cinema releases, US/Can, Dec 25–27
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movies by or about women opening US/Can Dec 25–27 [pictured]
Chinonye Chukwu writes and directs Clemency, starring Alfre Woodard; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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new and ongoing cinema releases, UK/Ire, Dec 26
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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Dec 26
Greta Gerwig writes and directs Little Women, starring (among others) Emma Watson. And that’s it… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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curated: why we don’t ‘see’ Star Wars anymore…
Many good thoughts here — ones I agree with — in a New York Times essay by Tim Kreider…
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, US/Can, Dec 24
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, UK/Ire, Dec 23
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OFCS 2019 awards nominees announced
Winners will be announced on January 6, 2020.
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Uncut Gems movie review: diamond in the blech (#LFF2019)
There is real cinematic tension in this own-worst-enemy tale of addiction and its ever escalating series of bad bets. But Adam Sandler’s unfettered arrogance renders it far from endearing or fun.
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