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.

Vin Diesel stars as Kaulder, The Last Witch Hunter.
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This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, she reviews The Last Witch Hunter, Crimson Peak, Jem and the Holograms, and Rock the Kasbah.

Bridge of Spies looks at a little-known event from the Cold War.
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This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice reviews Bridge of Spies, Goosebumps, and Steve Jobs.

Freeheld stars Julianne Moore as Laurel Hester.
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This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice reviews Freeheld, 99 Homes, and He Named Me Malala.

Captive stars David Oyelowo and Kate Mara.
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This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, she reviews Sicario, Captive, and Meet the Patels.

Sicario stars Emily Blunt as a Pheonix-based FBI agent who gets involved in a mysterious government task force dealing with the drug war between the United States and Mexico. Alice said this movie seems like it might be going in the usual way, but it's a story with depth.

The Visit is the latest movie from M. Night Shyamalan.
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This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice reviews the super creepy looking film, The Visit, Learning to Drive starring Patricia Clarkson and Sir Ben Kingsley, and Before We Go, directed and starred in by Chris Evans.

Grandma stars Lily Tomlin and Julia Garner.
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This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice reviews A Walk in the Woods, Grandma, and Phoenix.

No Escape stars Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, and Pierce Brosnan.
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This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice reviews No Escape, Mistress America, and Digging for Fire.

Bel Powley stars in "The Diary of a Teenage Girl," a story of a sensitive girl coming of age in the hedonistic 1970s.
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This week, Alice Reese reviews "The Diary of a Teenage Girl" and "American Ultra." The former is a creative look at coming of age in the hedonistic 1970s, while the latter is an unusual mix of comedy, action and drama.

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.

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

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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.
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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.

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