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GUARANTEED FRESH as of Friday May 19, 2017 at 12:17 pm Times and listings are for Friday 5/19 through Thursday 5/25


Girlfight

Female boxing is certainly the sport of trend right now. After a couple abortive indie attempts at making a breakthrough film about female boxing (Knockout anyone?), comes this film fest rave-up. Newcomer Karyn Kusama has created a gritty look at a troubled inner-city woman (the powerful Michelle Rodriguez) trying to find her niche in the world at large. Rather than a glossy sports drama, this film uses boxing merely as a background to tell its forceful drama. 110 minutes