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Sean Means Movie Reviews for December 15th, 2023

The Disappearance of Shere Hite – documentary about sex researcher • Broadway • 3 1/2 stars

Her findings rocked the American establishment and presaged current conversations about gender, sexuality, and bodily autonomy. So how did Shere Hite disappear? via IMDB

Director: Nicole Newnham

Stars: Dakota Johnson, Shere Hite, Michael Conrad


Fallen Leaves • romantic comedy from Finland • Broadway • 3 1/2 stars

Two lonely souls in search of love meet by chance in a karaoke bar. However, their path to happiness is beset by obstacles – from lost phone numbers to mistaken addresses, alcoholism, and a charming stray dog. via IMDB

Aki Kaurismäki

Stars: Alma Pöysti, Martti Suosalo, Jussi Vatanen


Wonka • Prequel to the Roald Dahl story • theaters everywhere • 3 1/2 stars

With dreams of opening a shop in a city renowned for its chocolate, a young and poor Willy Wonka discovers that the industry is run by a cartel of greedy chocolatiers. via IMDB

Paul King

Stars: Timothée Chalamet, Gustave Die, Murray McArthur


Next week:

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom


Poor Things

The Iron Claw

All of Us Strangers




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