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Josh Sings Dan Fogelberg

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Coming Attractions/News:
Toy Story 4
FIghting with my Family

New Movies

The Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – The second installment of the “Fantastic Beasts” series set in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World featuring the adventures of magizoologist Newt Scamander.

Widows – Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

Instant Family – A couple find themselves in over their heads when they adopt three children.

A Private War – One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontline of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.

Can You Ever Forgive Me – When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception. An adaptation of the memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel.

Undisputed Classic

Bonnie and Clyde – Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, stealing cars and robbing banks.

Top Five – Movies we’re Thankful For

1988

The Land Before Time – An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley.

Oliver & Company – A lost and alone kitten joins a gang of dogs engaged in petty larceny in New York City.

1969 – Two friends living in a small town during the 1960s, run away to enjoy their freedom during the Vietnam War, thus disappointing the father of one of them. When they return to town, they realize the importance of family unity.

High Spirits – When a hotelier attempts to fill the chronic vacancies at his castle by launching an advertising campaign that falsely portrays the property as haunted, two actual ghosts show up and end up falling for two guests.

The Chocolate War – A surreal portrait of a Catholic Private School and its hierarchy. A new student must submit to the bizarre rituals of his peers and the expectations of the school’s administration

Fresh Horses – A Cincinnati college student breaks off his engagement to his wealthy fiancée after he falls in love with a backwoods Kentucky girl he meets at a party.

Last Rites – Angela, the beautiful Mexican mistress of a NY mobster, asks virginal Father Michael for protection after Zena, the mobster’s wife, kills her cheating husband. Michael becomes torn between his vows, Angela and his sister – Zena.

Next Week: Wreck it Ralph 2, Creed 2, Robin Hood, Green Book, Our Classic is Stripes and our Top Five is

Eli Roth Delivers with A House With A Clock in its Wall

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Coming Attractions/News:
Captain Marvel
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

New Movies

The House With A Clock in its Walls – A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.

Farenheit 11/9 – Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald J. Trump presidency and gun violence, while highlighting the power of grassroots democratic movements.

Life Itself – As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

Assassination Nation – After a malicious data hack exposes the secrets of the perpetually American town of Salem, chaos decends and four girls must fight to survive, while coping with the hack themselves.

Undisputed Classic

Galaxy Quest – The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help. However, they also have to defend both Earth and the alien race from a reptilian warlord.

Top Five – Sigourney Weaver

1988

Gorillas In the Mist (Sigourney Weaver, Bryan Brown): The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.
Dead Ringers (Jeremy Irons, Genevieve Bujold, David Cronenberg): Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman.
Kansas (Matt Dillon, Andrew McCarthy): A young man returning home to attend a wedding hooks up with a drifter who turns out to be a violent bank robber. Before he knows it, the man finds himself involved in the robber’s plans.
Sweet Hearts Dance (Don Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Jeff Daniels, Elizabeth Perkins): Wiley and Sandra have been happily married for years and are now in the process of breaking up. Sam, his childhood friend, is just beginning to fall in love with a new teacher at the high school. As they try to adjust to these conflicting emotions they find themselves having to evaluate their own relationship as well.
Spellbinder (Tim Daly, Kelly Preston): A young lawyer, after falling in love with a beautiful woman, finds that she has an extremely mysterious past.

Next Week: Hell Fest, Night School, Smallfoot. Our Undisputed Classic: From Hell. Top Five: Movies About Hell

Thor: Ragnarok

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Coming Attractions/News:

In the Fade – Trailer
A Prayer Before Dawn – Trailer

New Movies

Thor: Ragnarok – Imprisoned, the mighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization. (93% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/thor_ragnarok_2017

A Bad Moms Christmas – A Bad Moms Christmas follows our three under-appreciated and over-burdened women as they rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas. (27% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/a_bad_moms_christmas

LBJ – The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House. (51% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/lbj

Undisputed Classic

American Psycho – A wealthy New York investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies. (68% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/american_psycho

Top Five: Cover songs in movies

1987

Less Than Zero – A college freshman returns to L.A. for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend’s request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit. (54% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/less_than_zero

Made in Heaven – After being dumped by his girlfriend, a boy runs away to California. But he ends up in heaven because he dies after trying to help a family from drowning in a river. In heaven he’ll meet a beautiful girl, who has never reincarnated before. (40% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1013004_made_in_heaven?

Cry Freedom- South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country, after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend, the black activist Steve Biko. (81% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/cry_freedom

Hello Again – A suburban housewife chokes to death and is brought back to life by a spell cast by her wacky sister. (11% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/hello_again

Hiding Out – A stockbroker on the run from the mob decides to hide out from them by enrolling as a student in high school. (33% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/hiding_out

Russkies – A group of American boys and a shipwrecked Russian sailor become friends in the midst of the Cold War. (14% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/russkies

Steel Dawn – In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/steel_dawn

Ant-Man & Trainwreck

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On this episode of I Hate Critics we’ve got two new movies: Ant-Man came out this week opposite Trainwreck, Minions, Jurassic World, Inside Out. It still managed to bring in $60 million which people are saying is good bad, but really it’s pretty good. It’s not Guardians of the Galaxy, but who would really complain about a $60 million opening. The other movie to come out was the Amy Schumer/Judd Apatow vehicle Trainwreck. Ant-Man was fine, but Trainwreck is the best comedy of the year so far. If you’re a fan of Amy Schumer and or Judd Apatow then Trainwreck is a must see.

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Our Undisputed Classic is Breakfast at Tiffany’s. We spend the whole segment bad mouthing women who like this film. Breakfast at Tiffany’s is a highly racist film that we were unable to get into or understand why people like.

In 1985 The Coca Cola Kid starring Eric Roberts came out and we probably spent more time on this movie than any of the other movies.

Our trailers this week are:

Sisters
Suicide Squad
The Fantastic Four
The Revenant
Joy

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