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Raiders of the Lost Ark


Coming Attractions/News:

Avengers Infinity War – Trailer

New Movies

Tomb Raider – Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.

Love, Simon – Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends, and all of his classmates: he’s gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.

7 Days in Entebbe – Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, and the most daring rescue mission ever attempted.

Los Angeles Overnight – A struggling actress inherits a bevy of colorful villains after desperation (with a touch of femme fatale) drives her and her gullible boyfriend to steal big from the Los Angeles underworld.

Undisputed Classic

Raiders of the Lost Ark – Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Top Five – Irish/Irish American Movies


Little Nikita (Sidney Poitier, River Phoenix): An FBI agent works to uncover an All-American family as Soviet sleeper agents and gets caught up in friendship with their unaware son.

Dominick and Eugene (Tom Hulce, Ray Liotta): Dominick and Eugene are twins, but Dominick is a little bit slow due do an accident in his youth. They live together, with Dominick working as garbage man to put Eugene through medical school. Their relationship becomes strained when Eugene must decide between his devotion to his brother, or his need to go away to complete his training. Things are also not helped by Dominick’s co-worker, or Eugene’s budding romance.

D.O.A. (Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan): Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn’t much time.

The Milagro Beanfield War (Ruben Blades, Robert Redford- director): In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom realize that this will result in the eventual displacement of the local Hispanic farmers, they cannot arouse much opposition because of the short term opportunities offered by construction jobs.

Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach- The Police Academy (1984) misfits travel to Miami, Florida for their academy’s commanding officer, Lassard, to receive a prestigious lifetime award pending his retirement, which takes a turn involving a group of jewel thieves after their stolen loot that Lassard unknowingly has in his possession.

The Princess Bride Turns 30


Coming Attractions/News:

Tomb Raider – Trailer
Cook Off – Trailer
Isle of Dogs – Trailer

New Movies

Kingsman: The Golden Circle – When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman’s journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy. (51% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

The LEGO Ninjago Movie – Shunned by everyone for being the son of an evil warlord, a teenager seeks to defeat him with the help of his fellow ninjas. (53% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Friend Request – A popular college student graciously accepts a social outcast’s online friend request, but soon finds herself fighting a demonic presence that wants to make her lonely by killing her closest friends. (20% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Stronger – Stronger is the inspiring real life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become a symbol of hope following the infamous 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. (95% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Undisputed Classic

When Harry Met Sally – Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship. (89% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Top Five: Movies from the Case of The Princess Bride


The Princess Bride – While home sick in bed, a young boy’s grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. (97% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Best Seller – Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and evidence, while strong forces use any means they can to keep the story untold. (71% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

The Big Town – It is 1957. J.C. Cullen is a young man from a small town, with a talent for winning at craps, who leaves for the big city to work as a professional gambler. While there, he breaks the bank at a private craps game at the Gem Club, owned by George Cole, and falls in love with two women, one of them Cole’s wife. Infuriated, Cole wagers everything on the craps table, including the Gem Club itself, and he and Cullen have it out. (57% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

China Girl – A modern day Romeo & Juliet story is told in New York when an Italian boy and a Chinese girl become lovers, causing a tragic conflict between ethnic gangs. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Real Men – A womanizing CIA agent and an insecure insurance agent are paired together to make sure a deal goes through with aliens for the future of mankind. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

From a Whisper to a Scream – In a small Tennessee town, an historian relates four horror stories to a reporter. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Truckers in Space


Coming Attractions/News:

Goodbye Christopher Robin – Trailer
Victoria of Abdul – Trailer
The Current War – Trailer
Force Friday

New Movies

Tulip Fever – An artist falls for a young married woman while he’s commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam. (10% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

I Do… Until I Don’t – An ensemble comedy about the meaning of matrimony. (31% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Undisputed Classic

Lust For Life -The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh.(100% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Top Five: Blue Collar/Union Movies

Streaming Challenge

A Boy Called Po – When David Wilson’s young wife falls victim to cancer, he is left a single working dad with the sole responsibility of caring for his sixth grade son with autism. Patrick, who prefers to be called ‘Po,’ is a gifted but challenged child who was very close to his mother and unable to communicate his own sense of loss. As father and son struggle to deal with life after mom, they each begin to withdraw into their own worlds. David into the high pressure job he’s close to losing and Po drifting away from the school where he’s bullied into his magical fantasy world, the Land of Color, where he’s just a typical carefree boy with a rich cast of other worldly companions. The growing divide between father and son and the challenges of single parenthood of a special needs child threaten to separate David and Po permanently. Based on a true story, the bonds of love between a grieving father and son are tested in the most real way in Po. (33% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

The Assignment – After waking up and discovering that he has undergone gender reassignment surgery, an assassin seeks to find the doctor responsible. (31% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Chuck – A drama inspired by the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner. (80% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Wakefield – A man’s nervous breakdown causes him to leave his wife and live in his attic for several months. (74% ROTTEN TOMATOES)


A Man in Love – An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Hamburger Hill – A very realistic interpretation of one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War. (100% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

The Boys Next Door – Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trail of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout. (N/A ROTTEN TOMATOES)

A Prayer for the Dying – Martin, an IRA hitman, is seen by a catholic priest while carrying out a hit. He grows a bond with the priest and his niece. But his past and his former employers put all their lives in danger. (63% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

By the Eyebrows of John Saxon


Coming Attractions/News:

The Florida Project – A24 – Trailer
Tulip Fever – Red Band Trailer
Last Flag Flying – Trailer
Joker stand alone movie produced by Martin Scorsese written by Todd Phillips
Christian Bale in Hostile
TIFF raising money for female film critics
RIP Tobe Hooper

New Movies

Leap! – An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house. (37% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Wind River – An FBI agent teams with a town’s veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation. (85% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Birth of the Dragon – Set against the backdrop of 1960s San Francisco, BIRTH OF THE DRAGON is a modern take on the classic movies that Bruce Lee was known for. It takes its inspiration from the epic and still controversial showdown between an up-and-coming Bruce Lee and kung fu master Wong Jack Man – a battle that gave birth to a legend. (23% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Undisputed Classic

Enter the Dragon – A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover. (95% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Top Five: Kung Fu Movies


The Fourth Protocol – John Preston is a British agent with the task of preventing the Russians detonating a nuclear explosion next to an American base in the UK. The Russians are hoping this will shatter the ‘special relationship’ between the two countries. (71% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Hamburger Hill – A very realistic interpretation of one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War. (100% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

House II: The Second Story – The new owner of a sinister house gets involved with reanimated corpses and demons searching for an ancient Aztec skull with magic powers. (0% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Matewan – A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company. (93% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

The Rosary Murders – A priest is put in a dilemma when the serial killer who has been murdering priests and nuns confesses to him. (N/A ROTTEN TOMATOES)

End of the Line – When the closure of a railway is announced, employees commandeer a locomotive to get to corporate headquarters and confront the president. (60% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

RIP Gene Wilder


New Releases:

The Light Between Oceans
Hands of Stone
Yoga Hosers


Defend It: Halloween (Rob Zombie)

Undisputed Classic: Clerks

1986 Nothing


Certain Women
Max Steel

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