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new at flick filosopher, Jun 24–29

The Chambermaid (La Camarista) Gabriela Cartol

new and ongoing cinema releases, US/Can, Jun 26–28
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movies by or about women opening US/Can Jun 26–28 [pictured]
Lila Avilés directs and cowrites drama The Chambermaid (La Camarista), starring Gabriela Cartol; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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Maiden documentary review: around the world in feminist ways
The riveting tale of misogyny-busting sailor Tracy Edwards is as beautifully modulated as fiction, full of twists and turns and delicious ironies, and even sports a perfect ending. Yet it’s all true.
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new and ongoing cinema releases, UK/Ire, Jun 28
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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Jun 28
Shayna McHayle costars in dramedy Support the Girls; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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Apollo 11 documentary review: you are there, on the Moon (#SundanceLondon2019)
This astonishing assemblage of vintage footage, some never before seen, may be unspoilable (we know how it ends) but it’s still hugely suspenseful, and beautifully immersive visually and emotionally.
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Support the Girls movie review: everyone’s workplace should be this warm and happy
Regina Hall is glorious in this sharp yet generous portrait of women’s relationships, one smart and witty about how women navigate everyday sexism. Genuinely surprising that it’s by a male filmmaker.
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new science-fiction flash fiction: “The Resistance Will Not Be Monetized”
A teaser for the story inside, plus some more info on this project and a plea for your financial support for it (and for all my work).
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In Fabric movie review: retail shock therapy
A murderous dress and creepy shop clerks add up to nothing more than exhausting nonsense full of fetishizing of women and weirdness for weird’s sake alone. Consumerism is killing us, or something.
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, US/Can, Jun 25–28
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, UK/Ire, Jun 24–28
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Yesterday movie review: imagine there’s no Beatles…
It’s not interested in a world absent the incalculably enormous impact of the Beatles. It’s just a lazy comedy of one running joke, a regular schmoe enjoying unwarranted success, and a blah romance.
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