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Charlie's Angels Kristen Stewart Naomi Scott Ella Balinska

new and ongoing cinema releases, US/Can, Nov 15
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movies by or about women opening US/Can Nov 15 [pictured]
Elizabeth Banks cowrites and directs Charlie’s Angels, starring Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska. [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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new and ongoing cinema releases, UK/Ire, Nov 15
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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Nov 15
Emma Thompson and Bryony Kimmings write Last Christmas, starring Emilia Clarke; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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Last Christmas movie review: give it your heart, get your heart stomped
Love and life are pain, the glitz and sparkle of Christmas are but a momentary reprieve from it, and everything is pretty much unrelentingly awful. But Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding are adorable!
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The Good Liar movie review: mangled web
We expect a film about a con man to con us, but it’s not fun here: it’s absurd. This limp thriller might fancy itself smart, sharp, twisty, and probably feminist, but it just made me groan out loud.
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Le Mans ’66 (aka Ford v Ferrari) movie review: when “circle back” meant something else in corporatespeak
A winning (if overearnest) depiction of manly friendship, with some pretty thrilling (if only technically so) racing stuff. But it doesn’t see its potential to be actually culturally significant.
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, US/Can, Nov 12
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, UK/Ire, Nov 11
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