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this week at flick filosopher

new and ongoing cinema releases, US/Can, from Thu Dec 06
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movies by or about women opening US/Can from Thu Dec 06
Bridey Elliott directs dramedy Clara’s Ghost; Alexis Bloom directs documentary Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes; more…
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new and ongoing cinema releases, UK/Ire, from Fri Dec 07
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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire from Fri Dec 07
Lola Arias directs documentary Theatre of War; Mélanie Laurent and Alicia Vikander costar in historical romances; and not much more…
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new Patreon tiers and rewards (and a note to current PayPal donors)
I’m afraid it means more hassle for some of my most devoted, most supportive readers. I wish it didn’t have to be like this…
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say hello to the “movies for the resistance” and “on Netflix globally” pages
Two big new sections arrive on the site today, both excuses for me to review more — and more different kinds of — movies.
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Anna and the Apocalypse movie review: it shuffles along like the undead [pictured]
A zombie musical comedy set at Christmas should be a can’t-miss. But this one isn’t scary or funny; its characters are one-note, and the whole shebang — blah songs included — is emotionally flat.
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, US/Can, from Dec 04-07
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new and ongoing dvd/blu/vod releases, UK/Ire, from Dec 03-07
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top secret report on Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. (EYES ONLY!)
NOTE: THIS REPORT IS FOR S.H.I.E.L.D. AGENTS, AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. ASSOCIATES, AVENGERS, AND OTHER APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY. UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO PROSECUTION.
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movies for the resistance: Schindler’s List
The devastating cultural experience Spielberg’s masterpiece presented to us 25 years ago felt then like a piece of history. Today, from the bowels of 2018, it feels like a warning, a premonition, a harbinger.
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