Posts tagged Adam Sandler

Get Off of Shaft’s Lawn

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Coming Attractions/News:

Banana Splits Movie
Doctor Sleep
3 From Hell

New Movies


Men In Black: International – The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.     

Shaft – John Shaft Jr., a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, enlists his family’s help to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death.    


Late Night – A late-night talk-show host suspects that she may soon lose her long-running show.

The Dead Don’t Die – The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.

Murder Mystery – A New York cop and his wife go on a European vacation to reinvigorate the spark in their marriage, but end up getting framed and on the run for the death of an elderly billionaire.

Undisputed Classic

Shaft – Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.    

I’m Gonna Git You Sucka – In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.

1989

Ghostbusters 2- The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.


Next Week: Toy Story 4, Child’s Play, AnnaUndisputed Classic: Toy Story      1989: Batman, Honey I Shrunk the Kids

Return of the Swamp Thing

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Coming Attractions/News:

Blinded By the Light
Loqueesha
It: Chapter 2
Spider-Man Far From Home

New Movies


Pokemon Detective Pikachu – In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.

Poms – POMS is a comedy about a group of women who form a cheer leading squad at their retirement community, proving that you’re never too old to ‘bring it!’


Tolkien – The formative years of the orphaned author J.R.R. Tolkien as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school.


The Hustle – Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson star as female scam artists, one low rent and the other high class, who team up to take down the men who have wronged them.

Undisputed Classic

Bedtime Story – Two scam artists prey on women for their money. They clash in a Mediterranean hot spot. Will the cultured, high-class con artist come out on top, or will the rough small-change scammer rise to win the wager?

1989

Hot to Get Ahead in Advertising – Dennis Dimbleby Bagley is a brilliant young advertising executive who can’t come up with a slogan to sell a revolutionary new pimple cream. His obsessive worrying affects not only his relationship with his wife, his friends and his boss, but also his own body – graphically demonstrated when he grows a large stress-related boil on his shoulder. But when the boil grows eyes and a mouth and starts talking, Bagley really begins to think he’s lost his mind. But has he?

See No Evil Hear No Evil – Dave is deaf, and Wally is blind. They witness a murder, but it was Dave who was looking at her, and Wally who was listening.


Going Overboard – A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.


Earth Girls Are Easy – A Southern California girl befriends three furry aliens after their spaceship lands in her swimming pool.


Fist Fighter – An ex-boxer comes back to a town called Rosario in South America taking revenge for the death of a friend.


Return of the Swamp Thing – The Swamp Thing returns to battle the evil Dr. Arcane, who has a new science lab full of creatures transformed by genetic mutation, and chooses Heather Locklear as his new object of affection.


Next Week: A Dog’s Journey, John Wick 3, The Sun is Also A Star

Undisputed Classic: My Own Private Idaho   1989: Road House

Die Hard Turns 30

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Coming Attractions/News:

Mary Queen of Scots – Trailer
Neill Blomkamp to Direct Robocop Sequel
Timothee CHalamet in talks to star in Denis Villeneuve

New Movies

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation – While on a vacation with his family, Count Dracula makes a romantic connection.

Skyscraper – A father goes to great lengths to save his family from a burning skyscraper.

Undisputed Classic

Die Hard – John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

Top Five – Movie Fish

1988

Die Hard (Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman): John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

A Fish Called Wanda (Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cleese, Kevin Kline): In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.

The Dead Pool (Clint Eastwood, Patricia Clarkson, Liam Neeson): Dirty Harry Callahan must stop a sick secret contest to murder local celebrities, which includes himself as a target.

Track 29 (Theresa Russell, Gary Oldman, Christopher Lloyd): A doctor’s wife tires of his obsession with model trains, and spends her days wondering about the son she gave up for adoption at birth. While eating at a roadside café, she encounters a British hitchhiker, who turns out to be her son. They spend time together trying to find a bond. The son begins to hate the husband, and the wife begins worrying about the safety of her husband and his train set.

It Takes Two (George Newbern, Leslie Hope): In Texas, the naive Travis Rogers quits his job to marry his beloved Stephanie “Stephi” Lawrence and work with his father-in-law.

Next Week: Equalizer 2, Mamma Mia 2, Unfriended 2. Our Classic is Children of Men and our top five is Male Action Hero’s you think you can beat up

Avengers: Infinity War

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Coming Attractions/News:

Venom – Trailer

New Movies

Avengers: Infinity War – The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

Kodachrome – Set during the final days of the admired photo development system known as Kodachrome, a father and son hit the road in order to reach the Kansas photo lab before it closes its doors for good.

The Week Of – Two fathers with opposing personalities come together to celebrate the wedding of their children. They are forced to spend the longest week of their lives together, and the big day cannot come soon enough.

The Ritual – A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that’s stalking them.

Undisputed Classic/Defend It

Knowing – M.I.T. professor John Koestler links a mysterious list of numbers from a time capsule to past and future disasters and sets out to prevent the ultimate catastrophe.

Top Five – Bad Movies Josh Likes

1988

1) Critters 2: The Main Course (Scott Grimes): Eggs of the small, furry alien carnivores are left behind on Earth and, after hatching, again set their appetites on the town of Grover’s Bend.

2) Sunset (Bruce Willis, James Garner, Blake Edwards): Tom Mix and Wyatt Earp team up to solve a murder at the Academy Awards in 1929 Hollywood.

3) Bagdad Cafe (CCH Pounder, Marianne Sagebrecht, Jack Palance): A lonely German woman ends up in the most desolate motel on Earth and decides to make it brighter.

4) Appointment With Death (Peter Ustinov, Lauren Bacall, Carrie Fisher): When a former prison wardress who dominates the lives of her three adult stepchildren and her daughter is found dead at an archaeological dig near the Dead Sea, there are a great many suspects. Hercule Poirot is on the case.

Next Week: Bad Samaritan, Overboard, Tully. Our classic is Juno and our top five is movies that reference Star Wars.

Literally Shooting From the Hip

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Coming Attractions/News:

The Week Of
Kings
Life of the Party

New Movies

Game Night – A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery.

Every Day – A shy teenager falls for someone who transforms into another person every day.
Annihilation – A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature don’t apply.

Undisputed Classic

Black Swan – A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.

Top Five – Game Themed Movies

1988

Bloodsport – Follows Frank Dux, an American martial artist serving in the military, who decides to leave the army to compete in a martial arts tournament in Hong Kong where fights to the death can occur.

Frantic – In a hotel room in Paris, a doctor comes out of the shower and finds that his wife has disappeared. He soon finds himself caught up in a world of intrigue, espionage, gangsters, drugs and murder.

Hairspray – A ‘pleasantly plump’ teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon – A charming womanizer has to find a way to get $80 to elope to Hawaii with his one true love, or else go to his father’s chosen business school.

Taffin – An Irish tough-guy debt collector is asked by his local community to help rid the town of developers bent on building a chemical plant on the outskirts of town.

Apprentice to Murder – Fire-and-brimstone preacher sees Satan everywhere, trains gullible young boy to “detect” evil, and the two of them commit several murders in the name of Jesus. Based on a true story.

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