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Mark Ellis

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

Mark Ellis on KCRW

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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