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Olympics Kick Off In Rio; Movie Mayhem: Indy Films Overshadow Big Blockbusters


They started playing soccer on Wednesday. The opening ceremony is tonight.  Ready or not, here comes Rio. Sports guru Mark Hyman joins Tom for an Olympic Preview. The build-up to the Rio games couldn’t have been more unsettling: the Zika virus; concerns about rampant crime, political instability, filthy water. Are Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky ready for a repeat? Are Christina Epps and Matt Centrowitz ready for a breakout? Is Rio ready?

Our movie mavens are always ready to recommend a good movie or two. Jed Dietz of the Maryland Film Festival and Ann Hornaday of the Washington Post  join me for Movie Mayhem. What’s hot, what’s not, and what’s new in the world of cinema.


Host, Midday (M-F 12:00-1:00)
Rob is Midday's senior producer.