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new at flick filosopher, Jun 24-28

Fanny Lye Deliver'd

new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, US/Can, Jun 23–26
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, UK/Ire, Jun 22–26
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Fanny Lye Deliver’d movie review: birth of the modern woman (#EIFF2020) [pictured]
Maxine Peake is stupendous in this deliciously audacious period horror, ambitious in emotional scope and with monsters who feel unexpectedly modern: men who wield religion as a tool of oppression.
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My Spy movie review: and you can keep him, little girl (#AmazonPrime)
A “family” comedy about nuclear terrorism, the incompetent CIA agent on the case, and his 9-year-old sidekick. Desperately unfunny, thoroughly misjudged. We are in the worst and the dumbest timeline.
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as I’ve been saying: YES, the cultural context and content of a film MATTERS
But now a man is saying it, so maybe someone will listen?
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The Last Tree movie review: boy interrupted
An astonishingly beautiful coming-of-age story of startling specificity and intense intimacy, yet universal in its compassionate depiction of a child’s perspective dawning on mature self-awareness.
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