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Little Girl (Petite Fille)

new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, US/Can, Jul 07–10
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, UK/Ire, Jul 06–10
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The Old Guard movie review: saving the world, one century at a time (#Netflix)
There’s plenty of bruising action, but this fantastic slice of comic-book pulp emphasizes the humanity of its immortal heroes. Gina Prince-Bythewood elevates the familiar with emotional authenticity.
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Little Girl (Petite Fille) documentary review: what little girls are made of (#EIFF2020) [pictured]
Lovely verité documentary about eight-year-old Sasha, who was born into a boy’s body but is definitely a girl. An inspiring portrait of someone asking for so little: to be accepted for who she is.
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my 2020 film ranking at the year’s midway point
A sneak peek at my FULL ongoing ranking of 2020’s new movies. (This post is free for all. Join my Patreon to keep up with the list as it grows over the rest of the year.)
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Anthropocene: The Human Epoch documentary review: the destruction of our planet, in pictures (#EIFF2020)
Astonishing: sometimes oddly beautiful but mostly like sci-fi horror. An anti-meditation nightmare, a call to arms if only we were ready to finally address our thoughtless impact on planet Earth.
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