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A Dog's Journey Kathryn Prescott

new and ongoing cinema releases, US/Can, May 08–10
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movies by or about women opening US/Can May 08–10
Diane Keaton and Celia Weston star in comedy Poms, directed by Zara Hayes; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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new and ongoing cinema releases, UK/Ire, May 10
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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire May 10
Aretha Franklin headlines concert documentary Amazing Grace; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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A Dog’s Journey movie review: Does the Dog Die? The Movie [pictured]
Pure rerun of A Dog’s Purpose: Pooch Bailey returns again and again (again) in different bodies to love and serve his humans. A sappy tail, pleasantly daydreamy. I’m not crying you’re crying.
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Tolkien movie review: it doesn’t wander, but it’s lost
This infuriatingly reductive biopic of the Hobbit author renders him as stolid and dull, and removes all the mystery and the wonder from creative inspiration. Literal-minded and free of magic.
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, US/Can, May 06–10
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, UK/Ire, May 06–10
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Pokémon: Detective Pikachu movie review: destined to be Legendary
Designed to cash in on the popular mobile game, this kiddie noir nevertheless sparkles with charming originality. Gentle enough for tykes but with satirical bite for grownups, too. Downright adorable.
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