Posts tagged A24
On this episode we look at the best films of the last decade. David Fincher and Ari Aster dominate our lists. A24 is well represented…so much so that we decided to do a separate A24 top ten.
Movies we list: Midsommar, The Social Network, Gravity, Cloud Atlas, Gone Girl, Enemy, Hereditary, Under the Skin, BlackKklansman, The Big Sick, Lady Bird etc etc.
Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar
Top Gun Maverick
Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker – The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more in the final chapter of the Skywalker saga.
Cats – A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life.
Bombshell – A group of women decide to take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.
The Two Popes – Behind Vatican walls, the conservative Pope Benedict and the liberal future Pope Francis must find common ground to forge a new path for the Catholic Church.
The Uncanny – Wilbur Gray, a horror writer, has stumbled upon a terrible secret, that cats are supernatural creatures who really call the shots. In a desperate attempt to get others to believe him, Wilbur spews three tales of feline horror.
Born on the Fourth of July – The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.
Tango & Cash – Framed by their ruthless arch-nemesis, a mismatched LAPD crime-fighting duo has to put its differences aside to even the score with the evil kingpin who put them behind bars once and for all.
Next Week: Uncut Gems, Spies in Disguise, Little Women
Undisputed Classic: Year in Review
1989: Always, The Puppet Master
Between Two Ferns – Trailer
Waves – Trailer
Just Mercy – Trailer
JoJo Rabbit – Trailer
Bad Boys For Life – Trailer
It: Chapter Two – Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.
Salo – In World War II Italy, four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to one hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture.
Notorious – A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?
Kickboxer – Kurt Sloane must learn the ancient kick boxing art of Muay Thai in order to avenge his brother.
Cage – A GI in Vietnam saves his buddy’s life, but in the process is shot in the head. The injury results in brain damage to the point where he basically has a child’s brain in a (very large) man’s body. When they get out of the army the two open up a bar together, but some local gangsters make things tough for them after they refuse to take part in brutal “cage” matches where fighters battle to the point of serious injury and/or death.
Next Week: The Goldfinch, Hustlers
Undisputed Classic: To Die For
1989: The Big Picture, In Country, Night Game, Sea of Love
Little Mermaid Casts Halle Bailey
Knives Out – Trailer
Jumanji Next Level – Trailer
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.
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.
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