Alicia Vikander

Wee LaF for the August 14 Weekend - LaF 69

Summer might be ending, but LaF never stops. Episode 69 sees the L-Train and Mr. Two-Frames previewing two new films hitting theaters on August 14. Straight Outta Compton is a biopic from director F. Gary Gray which traces rap group NWA rise to fame. Set in California during the mid-1980s, the film explores how Ice Cube and Dr. Dre revolutionized Hip Hop. Also in wide release, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. starring Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, and Alicia Vikander is a re-imagining of the 1960s spy tv show of the same name. Cavill and Hammer star as CIA and KGB operatives respectively, who must work together to prevent the sale of nuclear weapons and the end of the world.   

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Ex Machina - LaF 40

For episode 40, LaF is reviewing the new science fiction film Ex Machina starring Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, and Alicia Vikander. Alex Garland makes his directing debut with a story about about a young programmer chosen to participate in a Turing test with an alluring female A.I. named Ava. The question becomes, who is testing whom? Both the L-Train and Mr. Two-Frames have been eager to watch this film, but they are not in agreement about the success of the film. Tune in to listen to the debate. 

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