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The Cat Rescuers

new and ongoing cinema releases, US/Can, Oct 18
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movies by or about women opening US/Can Oct 18
Linda Woolverton cowrites Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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new and ongoing cinema releases, UK/Ire, Oct 18
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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Oct 18
Sara Bernstein cowrites docudrama Official Secrets, starring Keira Knightley; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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The Cat Rescuers documentary review: being the change you want to see in the world [pictured]
A tiny, delicate, inspiring metaphor for the reshaping of attitudes we will need to make on a planetary scale, and for the effort we’ll need to expend to clean up the enormous messes we have made.
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Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable documentary review: she was born to surf
There are nowhere near enough movies about thrill-seeking women, so this documentary profiling the pro surfer is very welcome. But there’s no need for such a heavy hand on the “inspirational.”
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil movie review: mistress of what now?
An apparently unfairly maligned “wicked witch” has to be redeemed again. Anyway, bitches be evil, crazy and traumatized, or sweet dumb personality-free near-morons. You know, for kids!
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movies by or about women opening US/Can Oct 11
Pamela Pettler and Erica Rivinoja cowrite The Addams Family; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, US/Can, Oct 15–18
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, US/Can, Oct 08–11
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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Oct 11
Jill Culton writes and codirects Abominable; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, UK/Ire, Oct 14–18
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, UK/Ire, Oct 07–12
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