Movie Picks with Alice Reese

Friday afternoons at 4:50pm and 5:50pm, during All Things Considered

Each week KETR listeners are treated to descriptions without spoilers and opinions about cinema from the movie reviewer for the Greenville Herald Banner and the Rockwall Herald Banner, Alice Reese. Her insight has been known to save moviegoers' wallets from poor decisions, and to expose Northeast Texas to the immense culture surrounding art house films.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. stars Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer as an unlikely team on a hunt for a nuclear device.
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This week Alice reviews The Man from U.N.C.L.E., a re-make of a TV show from the 1960s, Straight Outta Compton, a look at the life of famous rap group NWA, and Shaun the Sheep Movie, a movie with no dialogue and some sheep on a mission.

Meryl Streep and real-life daughter Mamie Gummer star in this musical dramedy.
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This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice reviews Ricki and the Flash, starring Meryl Streep, The Gift, written, directed, and starred in by Joel Edgerton, and The End of the Tour, with Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel.

Tom Cruise stars in the fifth installment of the Mission: Impossible franchise.
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This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice reviews Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Paper Towns, and A LEGO Brickumentary.

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This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice reviews Trainwreck and Unexpected, and previews Southpaw and Paper Towns.

Illumination Entertainment

This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice reviews Minions, Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot, and Manglehorn.

Downes Brothers Entertainment

This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice previews the movies coming out on this holiday weekend.

Ted and John are back in Ted 2, and they're still thunder buddies for life.
Universal Pictures

This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice reviews Ted 2, the sequel to the 2012 movie about a foul-mouthed teddy bear, Testament of Youth, a beautiful look at WWI through a female's perspective, Escobar: Paradise Lost, starring Benicio del Toro as the infamous Pablo Escobar, and Gemma Bovery, a comical take on the classic Madame Bovary.

Jurassic World is the fourth installment of the Jurassic Park series. It stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard.
Legendary Pictures

This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice reviews Jurassic World, Heaven Knows What, and Love & Mercy.

Spy is an action comedy film written and directed by Paul Feig. The film stars Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne and Miranda Hart
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This week Alice reviews Spy starring Melissa McCarthy, Entourage starring Adrian Grenier, and In the Name of My Daughter starring Catherine Deneuve.

Aloha stars Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams, Emma Stone, and Bill Murray.
Columbia Pictures

This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice reviews Aloha and The Connection. She also gives us a small preview on the summer's expected blockbusters.

See-Saw Films

This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice reviews Tomorrowland, I'll See You in My Dreams, and Slow West.

Alice thought The D Train was a comedy, but somewhere along the way it went off the rails.
Ealing Studios

This week on Movie Picks, Alice reviews Far From the Madding Crowd, The D Train, 5 Flights Up, and Bravetown.

Avengers: Age of Ultron is the sequel to The Avengers (2012).
Marvel Studios

This week Alice reviews Avengers: Age of Ultron and Little Boy.

The Age of Adaline stars Blake Lively as a woman stuck in her youth after an accident.
Lakeshore Entertainment

This week on Movie Picks, Alice reviews The Age of Adaline, starring the stylish Blake Lively, The Water Diviner, the first directing credit for Russell Crowe, and True Story, an odd movie loosely based on fact.

Ex Machina stars Domhnall Gleason, Oscar Isaac, and Alicia Vikander.
DNA Films

This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice reviews Monkey Kingdom, Ex Machina, and The Longest Ride.

Monkey Kingdom is the latest Disney Nature film. It is narrated by Tina Fey, and follows two Sri Lankan monkeys after a new tribe chases them out of their home. Alice thought the documentarians did a beautiful job, and she highly recommends this family-friendly movie.

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