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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.

Raiders of the Lost Ark

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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

1988

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.

Cliché Ghosts and Aliens

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Coming Attractions/News:

Ant-Man and the Wasp – Trailer

Super Bowl Trailers

The Quiet Place
Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom
Skyscraper
Mission Impossible Fall Out
Avengers Infinity War
Solo

New Movies

Winchester – Eccentric firearm heiress believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.

The Cloverfield Paradox – Orbiting a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis, and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.

Phantom Thread – Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.

Undisputed Classic

Boogie Nights – The story of a young man’s adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

The Last House on the Left – Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one’s birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts.

Top Five – Helen Mirren

1988

The Serpent and the Rainbow – An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies.

She’s Having a Baby – Young newlyweds find out just how unprepared they are for their future together.

The Unbearable Lightness of Being – In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.

Avengers: Infinity War

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Welcome to a bonus Avengers: Infinity War podcast. The new trailer dropped today and Sean, Josh and I happened to be in the same space to talk about it so you get a bonus episode and a potentially shorter normal podcast this weekend.

Enjoy

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