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Jun 19, 2019

Elton John’s rise to fame and fortune as a rock superstar is traced in Dexter Fletcher’s ROCKETMAN. Taron Egerton stars as the chart-topping singer-songwriter.

In recommendations, Mark Pfeiffer selects director Jeff Nichols’ music videos for Lucero’s “Long Way Back Home” and Bruce Robison and Kelly...


Jun 12, 2019

The Disney animated classic ALADDIN is remade in live action by director Guy Ritchie. The story about a street urchin who finds a magical lamp and tries to win the heart of a princess stars Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, and Will Smith as the wise-cracking Genie.

Also, Mark Pfeiffer and Paul Markoff add to the Filmbound...


Jun 5, 2019

Writer-director John Singleton’s BOYZ N THE HOOD takes us into south central Los Angeles, Crenshaw specifically, to observe what life is like for a group of friends as they grow into young adulthood with violence or the threat of violence a part of their community. Cuba Gooding Jr., Ice Cube, Morris Chestnut, and...


Jun 2, 2019

In director Jonathan Levine's LONG SHOT an unlikely romance develops between an unemployed journalist-turned-speechwriter and his boss, the United States Secretary of State and an aspiring Presidential candidate who also happens to be his former babysitter and childhood crush. Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen star.

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May 22, 2019

In NON-FICTION (DOUBLES VIES) writer-director Olivier Assayas considers the digital age's effects on art, media, and personal lives. Guillaume Canet, Juliette Binoche, Vincent Macaigne, and Nora Hamzawi star in this comedy set in and around the Parisian publishing world.

In recommendations, Mark Pfeiffer admires David...