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Mark Burger - Movie Reviews from WKRR

Mark Burger, 2 Guys Named Chris' Film Critic, brings you the latest on newly released moveis in theaters and on DVD.
by Lauren McCombs posted Jan 18 2017 6:32AM
Hidden Figures (3 1/2 Stars) - Based on a true story. A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions.

A Monster Calls (2 1/2 Stars) - A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother's terminal illness.

Jackie (3 1/2 Stars) - Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.


DVD Pick Of The Week

Hell Or High Water (3 Stars) -
Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.

by Lauren McCombs posted Jan 18 2017 6:19AM
Rogue One (2 Stars) - The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.

Passengers (2 1/2 Stars) - A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.

Fences (4 Stars) - A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.

La La Land (4 Stars) - A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.

Lion (3 Stars) - A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Sing (2 1/2 Stars) - In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same.


DVD Pick Of The Week

Twilight Zone (3 Stars) -
Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.


Mark Burgers Top Ten Best And Worst Of The Year

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