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From stories based off of real-life events (Bombshell) to classic slasher films (Black Christmas), it’s the most wonderful time of the year for movies—and we’ve got some other picks, too. Here’s what’s on our list this week. 

MOVIES/TV

Seberg

Kristen Stewart stars in this biopic about 1960s film star Jean Seberg and the FBI harassment she faced because of her involvement with the civil rights movement. Out December 13, and catch our review in the recent print issue of BUST.

Black Christmas

Slasher meets Christmas flick in this Sophia Takal-directed horror film about sorority sisters who are mysteriously murdered—but the women fight back. Out December 13, and find our review soon on BUST.com.

Bombshell

 

Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie, and Nicole Kidman star in this film based on the true story of how the women at Fox News stood up against Roger Ailes. Out December 13, and find our review soon on BUST.com.

What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael

This documentary, out December 13, traces the life and career of prominent film critic Pauline Kael around the latter golden age of movies in the ’60s and ’70s.

MUSIC/PODCASTS

“7 O’Clock News / Silent Night” by Phoebe Bridgers

It’s not Christmastime until Phoebe Bridgers releases some melancholy, nostalgic new tunes. Her new cover, though, is tinged with a bitter “fuck you” to Trump: while Bridgers and Fiona Apple sing “Silent Night,” The National’s Matt Berninger reads upsetting recent new headlines. Streaming now.

“plunging asymptote / liminal crisis” by Analemma

SOPHIE and Juliana Huxtable have teamed up for new project Analemma. The duo’s first track, “plunging asymptote,” is out now, and their second, “liminal crisis,” will be released tomorrow on a compilation album. 

BOOKS

Fish Soup by Margarita García Robayo, translated by Charlotte Coombe 

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Acclaimed Colombian author Margarita García Robayo’s collection is comprised of seven short stories and two novellas, one of which is semi-autobiographical. Out now.

Top photo via Bron Studios / Bombshell

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Lydia Wang is a writer, a Pisces, and one of BUST's digital editors. Find her on Twitter or say hi: lydiaw@bust.com.

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