Mark Ellis

Schmoes Know

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Actor, comedian, and co-founder of the movies and culture website Schmoes Know

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It’s Friday, and the day before Valentine’s Day, so we can all admit what news story is on our minds today: Fifty Shades of Grey” hits theaters this weekend.

Friday Film: “Fifty Shades” Drops

It’s Friday, and the day before Valentine’s Day, so we can all admit what news story is on our minds today: Fifty Shades of Grey” hits theaters this weekend.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Friday, we talk movies in our weekly film roundup. On the docket this week: Birdman, Fury, The Book of Life, and more.

Birdman, Fury, and More

On Friday, we talk movies in our weekly film roundup. On the docket this week: Birdman, Fury, The Book of Life, and more.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Today on our weekly film roundup, things look a bit dystopic.

Dystopias, Sly Stallone and an Enormous Head

Today on our weekly film roundup, things look a bit dystopic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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