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Free Trip to Egypt

new and ongoing cinema releases, US/Can, Jun 14
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movies by or about women opening US/Can Jun 14
Tonia Mishiali writes (with Anna Fotiadou) and directs Greek drama Pause, starring Stella Fyrogeni; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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new and ongoing cinema releases, UK/Ire, Jun 14
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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Jun 14
Tessa Thompson costars in sci-fi action comedy Men in Black: International; and there’s very little else… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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curated: an all-male creative team for a Bene Gesserit TV series?
LOL no. Science-fiction writer Judith Tarr breaks down the bullshit on Twitter.
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I’m on BBC World Service’s “The Arts Hour” again TONIGHT, Saturday, June 15th
Listen online or on actual over-the-airwaves radio. Imagine that.
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new science-fiction flash fiction: “Exit Through the Gift Shop”
The year: 1528 Solar Standard, New Era [4574 old Earth calendar] “Welcome to the Bloomsbury Historical Re-creation Society’s immersive experience: 21st Century Shopping Mall!”
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the dystopia is here, part 2
Entitled well-paid celeb teenager to prank desperate job-seekers for your entertainment. We. Are. So. Fucked.
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Men in Black: International movie review: it is its own neuralyzer
Performs a complete charmectomy on its usually hugely charismatic stars, leaves them to flounder about with a bizarrely inept script, and actually seems to be trolling us with its pseudo feminism.
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the dystopia is here
BBC Two’s Who Should Get to Stay in the UK? Do we get to call in and vote?
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Always Be My Maybe movie review: this is how to shake up the tired rom-com (#Netflix)
Doesn’t rock the rom-com boat but absolutely delightful anyway. A smart, modern romantic comedy that flips genre scripts and finds a freshness in making room for new voices and new perspectives.
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Papi Chulo movie review: can’t buy him love
An uncomfortably clueless portrait of societal privilege taking advantage of financial desperation. Matt Bomer is very effective as a man truly heartbroken, though.
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, US/Can, Jun 11–14
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, UK/Ire, Jun 10–15
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Free Trip to Egypt documentary review: busting through bigotry [pictured]
An emotional roller-coaster ride as bigoted Americans find common ground with the people Fox News has told them to hate and fear. I laughed and cried, found myself full of despair and full of hope.
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