Cinemaholics #54: Red Sparrow Review


Special guests Mae Abdulbaki and Kimber Myers join Cinemaholics this week to help us review Red Sparrow, a new spy thriller starring Jennifer Lawrence and directed by Francis Lawrence. This is their fourth consecutive film together after three Hunger Games releases, but this time they tackle a decidedly more R-rated story about a Russian ballerina (Lawrence) who gets coerced into becoming a seductress targeting a CIA agent (Edgerton).

Later in the show, Kimber stays on to review Love, Simon, a new teenage “coming out” movie starring Nick Robinson (Jurassic World) and Katherine Langford (13 Reasons Why). Maveryke and Jon, meanwhile, rave about the latest season of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, offering reasons for listeners who haven’t checked the show out to start binging on Netflix, and Will reviews The Party, a new British dark comedy from writer/director Sally Potter. Finally, Jon finishes out with a first season review of Everything Sucks! on Netflix, a high school “dramedy” series set in the 90s.

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