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Hail Caesar - featured

“Hail, Caesar!” searches for friends and countrymen

The Coen brothers experience one of their worst box office debuts with "Hail Caesar!"; "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" fares even worse.
Spectre Featured


An entirely watchable Bond; parts are even thrilling. But there's something missing here, a vital essence that seems to have drained away.

Indy Style - featured

Indy Style — February 5

On this week's show, Chris reviews "Hail, Caesar!", "45 Years," "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, "The Choice" plus "Bridge of Spies" on video.
Hail Caesar - featured

Hail, Caesar!

A schizophrenic send-up of old Hollywood without much narrative semblance, "Hail, Caesar!" is more evidence the Coens forgot how to be funny.

Mr. Christmas Mr. Lawrence - featured

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983)

David Bowie's favorite screen role was in "Mr. Christmas, Mr. Lawrence," an engaging but often moony contemplation of forbidden love.
Kung Fu Panda 3 - featured

“Kung Fu Panda 3” scoops up a heaping helping at box office

"Kung Fu Panda" chops up one of the strongest January openings ever with $41 million; "The Revenant" and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" continue their roll.

Bridge of Spies - featured

Bridge of Spies

It doesn't have the flashiest subject or the hot new thing as a star or director, but "Bridge of Spies" is a top-notch political potboiler.
Indy Style - featured

Indy Style — January 29

On this week's show Chris reviews "Kung Fu Panda 3," "The Finest Hours,' Oscar-nominated short films, "Jane Got a Gun," "Fifty Shades of Black" plus "A Brilliant Young Mind" on video.