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Oct 12, 2020

Four Vietnam veterans, including Delroy Lindo and Isiah Whitlock Jr., reunite in Ho Chi Minh City in search of the remains of their leader, played by Chadwick Boseman, and the gold bars they hid decades ago in Spike Lee’s DA 5 BLOODS.

Also, Mark Pfeiffer and Paul Markoff speculate on the actors and actresses from the...


Jul 27, 2020

In Michael Showalter’s romantic comedy THE LOVEBIRDS Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae star as a longtime couple on the verge of breaking up when they get mixed up in a murder and citywide conspiracy that compels them to run around New Orleans looking for answers and to clear their names.

In recommendations, Mark Pfeiffer...


Jul 24, 2020

High school senior Ellie accepts payments from second-string football player Paul to write love letters for him to popular girl Aster he has a crush on in THE HALF OF IT. Although their relationship starts out as just business, a friendship forms between them and is threatened when it becomes apparent that both are...


Jun 10, 2020

In Andrew Patterson’s THE VAST OF NIGHT a 16-year-old switchboard operator and a young radio announcer in small-town New Mexico in the 1950s search for answers about the unidentified sound transmission she hears interrupting his broadcast.

In recommendations, Mark Pfeiffer picks David Wain’s romantic comedy spoof...


Jun 2, 2020

While director Jafar Panahi appeals his 20-year filmmaking ban and potential incarceration by the Iranian government, he uses the time under house arrest to begin staging what his most recent film would have been in THIS IS NOT A FILM (IN FILM NIST). Co-directed by Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, the 2011 non-fiction work expounds...