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AT THE MOVIES #785                   GIRLS AND BOYS (AGAIN)

Simon Morris considers a year with a high proportion of women-driven films – including two this week.  And as a corrective, he looks at one of blokiest car movies of the year.

Charlie’s Angels returns with three new angels and a new Bosley, who also wrote and directed it, Elizabeth Banks.  Co-starring Kristen Stewart and Patrick Stewart.  No relation…

Cannes Film Festival winner Portrait of a lady on fire takes the female gaze in a new direction, in the story of an 18th century woman portrait painter and a reluctant model.

And Ford versus Ferrari – the (mostly) true story of a famous motor-race at Lde Mans in 1966.  Stars Matt Damon and Christian Bale.