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At the Movies
Mondays, 6:25 PM

At the Movies is a weekly feature with Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press, who reviews a current film and previews upcoming attractions. Listen to At The Movies every Monday at 6:25 PM.

Latest Episodes
  • With the Oscar nominations to be announced on Feb. 8, Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press provides insight on three contenders in multiple categories. Paul Thomas Anderson's Licorice Pizza, Ridley Scott's House of Gucci, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tick, Tick...Boom!
  • The Matrix Resurrections reunites Neo (Keanu Reeves) and Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss) in the fourth film of the Matrix series. Lana Wachowski directed and co-wrote the mind-bending screenplay. The film also stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jessica Henwick, Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Jada Pinkett Smith.
  • Nightmare Alley stars Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Willem Dafoe and Rooney Mara in a remake of the 1947 film noir classic about the dark side of a Midwest circus. Oscar winner Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water) directs the stellar cast.
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home is the third installment with Tom Holland as Spider-Man, aka Peter Parker. Starring opposite him as his girlfriend MJ is Zendaya. Also, Benedict Cumberbatch co-stars as Dr. Strange, who has released villains from the Marvel Multiverse (and previous Sony Spider-Man movies), including those played by Alfred Molina, Willem Dafoe and Jamie Foxx.
  • West Side Story gets a do-over by director Steven Spielberg, with a new screenplay by Tony Kushner. The songs by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim sound better than ever with this updated visual masterpiece. There’s a cast of young actors plus the legendary Rita Moreno, an Oscar winner from the original film, who is back in a new role that may earn her another statue.
  • Encanto is a bright, festive animated feature film with eight new songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton, In the Heights). The Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures musical is about a magical family in Colombia, South America.
  • King Richard is a moving sports biopic about Richard Williams and, more famously, his daughters, tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams. The movie explores the early days of their dedication to the game and rise to fame.
  • Spencer stars Kristen Stewart in an Oscar-worthy actress nominee performance as Diana, Princess of Wales. The movie focuses on the Christmas holiday weekend when "Lady Di" purportedly decided to leave her husband, Charles, Prince of Wales.
  • Belfast is a slice-of-life story about a young boy in the midst of 'The Troubles', from late 1969 through early 1970 in Northern Ireland. The young boy is Kenneth Branagh, who wrote the screenplay and directs the film based on his pre-teen years when Protestants and Catholics fought each other.
  • Eternals, the 26th movie in the Marvel Cinema Universe, introduces some lesser-known characters from Marvel Comics to the big screen. Chloé Zhao, Oscar recipient, picture and director, Nomadland, directs Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, and Angelina Jolie, who portray some of the 10 immortals in the movie known as the “Eternals.”