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Sep 11, 2019

Director and co-writer Gurinder Chadha’s BLINDED BY THE LIGHT features a Pakistani-British teenager falling in love with Bruce Springsteen’s music while feeling misunderstood in a working class English town in 1987.

 

In recommendations, Mark Pfeiffer highlights Jennifer Kent’s revenge film THE NIGHTINGALE about a...


Sep 4, 2019

It’s an ‘80s double feature on this episode as a bullied teenage boy new to California finds help from a kindly maintenance man who teaches him a martial art in John G. Avildsen’s THE KARATE KID. Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, and William Zabka star.

Also, Joyce Hyser believes being a girl is why her...


Aug 28, 2019

Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s Ruth comes from a family of women with superhuman powers in director and co-writer Julia Hart’s FAST COLOR. Ruth fled home years ago, but while being chased by government officials in a rain-deprived dystopia, she seeks safety with the mother and daughter she left behind.

In recommendations, Mark...


Aug 23, 2019

Quentin Tarantino recreates a changing movie industry and culture in 1969 with ONCE UPON A TIME … IN HOLLYWOOD. Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt star as an actor on the decline and his stunt double/personal assistant while next door neighbor Sharon Tate, played by Margot Robbie, is a rising star married to one of the...


Aug 14, 2019

Director Jon Favreau’s THE LION KING uses photorealistic animation to remake the 1994 Disney animated film about a young lion who is tricked out of his rightful position as ruler of the pride.

In recommendations, Mark Pfeiffer chooses James Bobin’s children’s adventure film DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD and Eric...