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.

“Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain” is an intense, inspiring yet tragic look at the celebrity chef and TV show personality. “Roadrunner” director Morgan Neville (Oscar recipient for the documentary “20 Feet from Stardom”) creates a lasting impression of the culinary legend. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the documentary film.

The pandemic-delayed Black Widow is the 24th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Scarlett Johansson stars with Florence Pugh, David Harbour, and Rachel Weisz, who team up to do battle in the latest MCU installment. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the action-adventure film.

Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) is the documentary feature film directorial debut of Ahmir Thompson, better-known as Questlove and leader of The Roots, the house band for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

“F9: The Fast Saga” is fast and furious, true to the title of the original, “The Fast and Furious” (2001). “F9,” ninth in the series, again stars Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez with a cast of supporting actors that includes John Cena, Charlize Theron, Tyrese Gibson, and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the action-adventure film.

"The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard" is a sequel to the hit 2017 movie, "The Hitman's Bodyguard." Returning is a great cast including Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, and Salma Hayek, plus joining the fun and mayhem are Morgan Freeman and Antonio Banderas. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the action-comedy film.

“In the Heights” is an exuberant, feel-good, and pertinent movie musical directed by Jon M. Chu (director, “Crazy Rich Asians”) based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda (“Hamilton”). Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the musical-drama.

The reigning movie box-office couple, star Emily Blunt and her husband, director John Krasinski, combine forces again in "A Quiet Place Part II." Get ready to jump in your theater seat. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the science fiction horror film.

It's the battle of the Emmas in “Cruella.” Emma Stone as aspiring fashion designer Cruella faces off against Emma Thompson as fashion house couturier Baroness von Hellman. The live-action film is a prequel based on the characters of Disney’s 1961 animation feature film classic, “One Hundred and One Dalmatians” and two live-action versions. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the comedy.

"Dream Horse" tells the inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely racehorse bred by a small-town bartender, Jan Vokes (Toni Collette) who believes the horse will become a beacon of hope for a struggling community. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the drama-comedy-sports film.

Angelina Jolie returns to the action movie genre with "Those Who Wish Me Dead," in which she portrays a Montana firefighter who must save a teenage murder witness pursued by twin assassins. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the thriller.

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