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The Perfect Candidate

The Perfect Candidate movie review: a woman’s place is everywhere [pictured]
A young Saudi doctor runs for local political office, finding her courage while more frustrated than usual by the limitations and restrictions placed upon her. Heartening, inspiring, gently ironic.
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Tape movie review: her too
Messy, furious, sometimes at odds with itself, this tale of documenting a powerful man’s sexual intimidation of a vulnerable woman is absolutely necessary, full of a rage that is absolutely vital.
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, US/Can, Mar 31–Apr 03
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, UK/Ire, Mar 30
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The Platform (El hoyo) movie review: bold and bitter food for thought (#Netflix)
This sci-fi dreadfest immerses you into a shocking mystery, punches you in the gut, then grips you with a wisdom that transcends its obviousness, daring you to deny that its open savagery is our own.
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reader Bluejay’s project to help us all stay sane (and I want yours too)
Flick Filosopher reader and commenter Bluejay is recommending “songs for sheltering: music for uplift, every day.” Good stuff.
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