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new and ongoing cinema releases, US/Can, Feb 21
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movies by or about women opening US/Can Feb 21
Autumn de Wilde directs and Eleanor Catton writes Emma., starring Anya Taylor-Joy; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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new and ongoing cinema releases, UK/Ire, Feb 19–21
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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Feb 21
Danielle Sanchez-Witzel cowrites Like a Boss, starring Rose Byrne and Tiffany Haddish; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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Like a Boss movie review: it doesn’t quite fall down on the job
This instantly forgettable fluff lazily relies on too many unfunny slapstick and grossout tangents. But real humor blossoms in the terrific performances and in a fast, funny, and surprising feminism.
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, US/Can, Feb 18–21
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Dark Waters movie review: capitalism will kill ya
If you like these sorts of movies, you’ll like this one, a solid SJW drama out to condemn, with plenty of evidence, profit-above-all capitalism that embraces willful negligence and corruption.
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, UK/Ire, Feb 17–21
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Seberg movie review: inept tribute to a troubled movie star [pictured]
French New Wave icon Jean Seberg plays an unwitting game of cat-and-mouse with the FBI in a strangled blend of biopic and paranoid thriller. Not even always fascinating Kristen Stewart can save this.
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The Call of the Wild movie review: a very good boi (mostly)
An old-fashioned kiddie adventure, sweetly earnest, equal parts scary, funny, exciting, sad, and happy, with only a bit of uncanny valley in its CGI doggo star. Definitely had something in my eye.
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