Director: Bill Guttentag
Stars: Rob Lowe, Jaime Chung, Julie Bowen, Saffron Burrows, David Harbour, Eric McCormack

A few years back, Rob Lowe was nothing more to us than a has-been ’80s star, but thanks to his hilariously airhead role on NBC’s brilliant sitcom Parks and Recreation, the comeback kid has earned our respect tenfold. But what else does the new and improved Lowe have to offer outside of trading funny lines with the likes of Amy Poehler and Nick “Ron Swanson” Offerman?

Patrons of the Tribeca Film Festival are about to find out, courtesy of the political satire Knife Fight. In writer-director Bill Guttentag’s timely flick, co-developed by real-life Democratic consultant Chris Lehane, Lowe plays a strategist who has to steer two of his biggest clients, who are currently being blackmailed, away from media scrutiny. Can he strike lightning twice within the world of fictional governments?

To find out more: Knife Fight