THE GAME CHANGERS
2018, 108 min, USA, Dir: Louie Psihoyos

This revolutionary new documentary about meat, protein and strength follows the journey of former UFC fighter James Wilks. While researching the optimal diet for recovery after being sidelined by injury, he learned that, contrary to the perception that animal protein is necessary to build muscle and sustain energy levels, Roman gladiators ate little or no meat. That surprising discovery launched a five-year quest to discover the truth in nutrition, taking Wilks to four continents to meet with dozens of the world’s strongest, fastest and toughest athletes, as well as leading experts on athletics, nutrition and anthropology.


JINGLE ALL THE WAY
1996, 20th Century Fox, 89 min, USA, Dir: Brian Levant

Every year brings a hot new toy that every kid wants for the holidays, and in this family comedy hit, it’s Turbo Man. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sinbad play rival dads desperate to give their sons the sold-out action figure for Christmas, running afoul of cops, counterfeiters and parades along the way. Costars Phil Hartman, Robert Conrad, Rita Wilson and Jim Belushi help supply laughs (as well as some gentle jabs at the commercialization of the season).


THE RUNNING MAN
1987, Paramount, 101 min, USA, Dir: Paul Michael Glaser

Adapted from a Stephen King novel, this ’80s sci-fi favorite is set in 2019, two years after economic collapse has plunged the United States into totalitarianism. Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as a police helicopter pilot framed for a massacre and forced to appear in the popular reality TV show “The Running Man,” in which convicts are pursued by heavily armed hunters. As the show’s host, Richard Dawson (of “Family Feud” fame) is at his smarmy best; María Conchita Alonso, rocker Mick Fleetwood and wrestler Jesse Ventura help round out the cast.


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