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Mar 28, 2018

Jennifer Lawrence is a Russian ballerina whose career-ending injury compels her to become a secret agent whose body and allure are her greatest weapons in director Francis Lawrence’s RED SPARROW.

In recommendations, Mark Pfeiffer pledges appreciation for THE DEATH OF STALIN, director and co-writer Armando Iannucci’s...

Mar 23, 2018

Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, and friends mistake a real home invasion and abduction for a murder-mystery game in the comedy GAME NIGHT from directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein.

Mark Pfeiffer and Paul Markoff also discussion what constitutes the ideal theatrical experience.

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Mar 22, 2018

In writer-director Alex Garland’s ANNIHILATION Natalie Portman ventures into a mysterious zone seeking answers about the phenomenon known as The Shimmer and what happened when her husband visited it on a secret mission.

In recommendations, Mark Pfeiffer enthuses about the Wexner Center for the Arts’ Cinema Revival:...

Mar 14, 2018

A prehistoric clan must win a soccer match to keep their home in the valley from being overtaken by Bronze Age invaders in director Nick Park's stop-motion animated comedy EARLY MAN.

Mark Pfeiffer and Paul Markoff also discuss if the idea of the cinematic guilty pleasure marginalizes films tagged with such a label.


Mar 7, 2018

As the Marvel Universe's king of Wakanda, Chadwick Boseman finds his throne and nation threatened by Michael B. Jordan as Killmonger in director Ryan Coogler's BLACK PANTHER.

In recommendations, Paul Markoff beats the proverbial drum for Damien Chazelle's WHIPLASH, and Mark Pfeiffer provides support for director Lone...