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new at flick filosopher, Jan 20-27

because nothing evokes the spirit of the Christmas Baby Jesus like hate mail
Who would Jesus troll?
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a running tally of all the artists and intellectuals hassled by border agents or actually kept out of America under Trump
And now it’s Jorge Antonio Guerrero, who costars in Roma, who can’t get a visa to attend the Oscars…
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new and ongoing cinema releases, US/Can, Jan 25
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new and ongoing cinema releases, UK/Ire, Jan 25
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movies by or about women opening US/Can Jan 23-25
No movies directed by women, written solely by women, or centering only women open in the US this weekend. Two tiny releases feature a mix of men and women… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first 30 days.]
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still more (fictional) notes from The British Museum
A flash-fiction project, stories from which are available to all Patreon patrons at the $1/month level or above. Thank you for your support!
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Patreon-patron-only content has arrived
Here’s how to log in if you’re already supporting me on Patreon, and how to become a Patreon supporter if you aren’t already one.
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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Jan 25 [pictured]
Jennifer Lopez stars in romantic comedy Second Act; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first 30 days.]
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Nina movie review: dreary would-be sexual melodrama
Overlong and underwritten, tepid and dreary, this would-be sexual melodrama isn’t lurid enough to qualify as soft-core porn, but never finds any true emotion among its triangle of lovers, either.
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, US/Can, Jan 22-25
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, UK/Ire, Jan 21-26
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Glass movie review: superhero ’splaining
Earnest and humorless, this is a faux-intellectual Comic Book Guy ponderously well-actually-ing us about shallow superhero tropes and clichés as if those are the most intriguing bits of these stories.
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