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May 16, 2018

A head injury causes Amy Schumer to lose all of her insecurities about her abilities and physical appearance, leading her to rise through the ranks of a luxury cosmetics firm in I FEEL PRETTY from co-writers/co-directors Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein.

In recommendations, Mark Pfeiffer praises director Jacques...


May 9, 2018

Writer-director Wes Anderson returns to stop-motion animation with the story of a boy searching Trash Island for his beloved, banished pet in ISLE OF DOGS.

Also, Mark Pfeiffer and Paul Markoff establish the Filmbound Canon, which are their personal collections of all-time great films released beginning in 1995.  Mark...


May 2, 2018

After an alien invasion by vicious creatures with ultra-sensitive hearing, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, and their children must make as little sound as possible to avoid being detected and hunted in A QUIET PLACE.

In recommendations, Mark Pfeiffer wrangles two dramas about the powerful connections between people and...


Apr 26, 2018

In a dystopian future Tye Sheridan and Olivia Cooke are among the masses seeking escape in a virtual reality world called the OASIS, as well as clues to the creator’s hidden fortune, in director Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ernest Cline’s novel READY PLAYER ONE.

Mark Pfeiffer and Paul Markoff also discuss the...


Apr 18, 2018

Despite relocating to avoid her stalker, Claire Foy believes she continues to see him everywhere she goes in director Steven Soderbergh’s UNSANE.  A consultation with a mental health counselor leads to being, in her mind, mistakenly committed to a psychiatric ward where people conspire to keep her.

In recommendations,...