Reviews: 'Martha Marcy May Marlene' and 'Tower Heist' | WBEZ
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Eddie Murphy gets back into action for an all-star 'Tower Heist'

This week, Eight Forty-Eight reviewed two films with very different views of American life in the early 21st century.

Martha Marcy May Marlene is set in rural upstate New York and Connecticut and involves a tug of war between different family situations.

The other film takes place in the heart of Manhattan and is all about a war between the classes: Tower Heist has an all-start cast, including Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller, Tea Leoni and Gaboury Sidibe. But does this would-be gang of thieves deliver?

Hank Sartin, senior editor at Time Out Chicago, joined Eight Forty-Eight to deliver the low-down.

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