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Witchcraft Destroys Minds and Reaps Souls

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Coming Attractions/News:

Little Mermaid Casts Halle Bailey
Knives Out – Trailer
Jumanji Next Level – Trailer

New Movies


Spider-Man Far From Home – Following the events of Avengers: Endgame (2019), Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.

Midsommar – A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown’s fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

Undisputed Classic

The Virgin Spring – An innocent yet pampered young virgin and her family’s pregnant and jealous servant set out to deliver candles to church, but only one returns from events that transpire in the woods along the way.

1989

Lethal Weapon 2 – Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities.

Weekend at Bernies – Two losers try to pretend that their murdered employer is really alive, leading the hitman to attempt to track him down to finish him off.

Shag – Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.

Haunted Summer – In 1815, authors Lord Byron, Mary Shelley and Percy Shelley get together for some philosophical discussions, but the situation soon deteriorates into mind games, drugs and sex.

Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills – The widow’s houseboy and the divorcee’s chauffeur bet on which will bed the other’s employer first.


Next Week: Crawl, StuberUndisputed Classic: Taxi Driver
1989: License to Kill, When Harry Met Sally

Rocketman

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Coming Attractions/News:

Rambo Last Blood
In Fabric
The Goldfinch

New Movies


Godzilla: King of Monsters – The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.    

Rocketman – A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John‘s breakthrough years.


Ma – A lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house. Just when the kids think their luck couldn’t get any better, things start happening that make them question the intention of their host.  

Undisputed Classic

Tommy – A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and, subsequently, the object of a religious cult.     

1989

Renegades – An undercover cop forms an alliance with a Native American to help him hunt down the criminals who stole an ancient Lakota tribal lance.

Dead Poets Society – English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.


Vampire’s Kiss – After an encounter with a neck-biter, a publishing executive thinks that he’s turning into a vampire.

No Holds Barred – Rip is the World Wrestling Federation champion who is faithful to his fans and the network he wrestles for. Brell, the new head of the World Television Network, wants Rip to wrestle for his network. Rip refuses and goes back to his normal life. Still looking for a way to raise ratings, Brell initiates a show called “The Battle of the Tough Guys”, a violent brawling competition. A mysterious man, Zeus, wins the competition. This gets Brell to use him as an angle to get at Rip.


Next Week: Dark Phoenix, Secret Life of Pets 2

Undisputed Classic: Hot Rod   1989: Star Trek V The Final Frontier

Captain Marvel

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Coming Attractions/News:

Mid Sommar

New Movies


Captain Marvel – Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.

The Kid – The story of a young boy who witnesses Billy the Kid’s encounter with Sheriff Pat Garrett.

Paddleton – An unlikely friendship between two misfit neighbors becomes an unexpectedly emotional journey when the younger man is diagnosed with terminal cancer.


Sugar – Dominican baseball star Miguel “Sugar” Santos is recruited to play in the U.S. minor-leagues.

Jezebel – In the last days of her mother’s life, 19 year old Tiffany crashes with five family members in a Las Vegas studio apartment. In order to make ends meet, her older sister, a phone sex operator, introduces her to the world of internet fetish cam girls. Tiffany becomes popular as the only “live black model” at the new adult site and soon becomes too close to one of her frequent callers. Dynamics shift in the sister relationship as each woman explores and exploits their sexuality, using their created fantasy worlds as an escape from the realities of their challenging real life circumstances. This bizarre coming of age story depicts sisterhood in a most unusual way.

Lords of Chaos – A teenager’s quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the early 1990s results in a very violent outcome.

Undisputed Classic

King of Comedy – Rupert Pupkin is a passionate yet unsuccessful comic who craves nothing more than to be in the spotlight and to achieve this, he stalks and kidnaps his idol to take the spotlight for himself.

1989

Jacknife – A conflict develops between a troubled Vietnam veteran and the sister, with whom he lives, when she becomes romantically involved with the Army buddy who reminds him of the tragic battle they both survived.

Chances Are – A reincarnated man unknowingly falls in love with his own daughter from his previous life. Once he realizes this, he tries to end their relationship before angels erase his memory.

The Adventure of Baron Munchausen – An account of Baron Munchausen’s supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.

Next Week: Captive State, Five Feet Apart, Wonder Park Undisputed Classic: Bringing Out the Dead. Top Five – Medical Movies

Glass vs Unbreakable vs Split

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Coming Attractions/News:

John Wick 3
High Life
Ghostbusters

New Movies


Bigger – The inspirational tale of the grandfathers of fitness as we now know it, Joe and Ben Weider. Facing anti-Semitism and extreme poverty, the brothers beat all odds to build an empire and inspire future generations.

Glass – Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities.

Undisputed Classic

Unbreakable – A man learns something extraordinary about himself after a devastating accident.

Top Five – Clones

1989

Nothing

Next Week: The Kid Who Would Be King, Serenity. Undisputed Classic – Serenity

Quiet Sex

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Coming Attractions/News:

Solo – Trailer
Farenheit 451 – Trailer
How to Talk to Girls at Parties – Trailer
Night School – Trailer
Under the Silver Lake – Trailer

New Movies

A Quiet Place – A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.

Blockers – Three parents try to stop their daughters from having sex on Prom night.

Chappaquiddick – Depicting Ted Kennedy’s involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.

The Miracle Season – After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline “Line” Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship.

Undisputed Classic

The Mist – A freak storm unleashes a species of bloodthirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives.

Top Five – Quiet Characters

1988

1) Above the Law (Steven Seagal, Pam Grier): A former Special Operations Vietnam vet works as a Chicago cop, and uncovers C.I.A. wrongdoing.

2) 18 Again! (George Burns, Charlie Schlatter): By means of an accident the soul of David and his swinging grandfather get swapped.

3) Bad Dreams (Gale Anne Hurd- producer): The lone survivor of a suicide cult wakes from a thirteen-year coma in a psychiatric ward, where other patients suddenly start dying under mysterious and gruesome circumstances.

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