Posts tagged Bill Paxton
Death Wish – Dr. Paul Kersey is an experienced trauma surgeon, a man who has spent his life saving lives. After an attack on his family, Paul embarks on his own mission for justice.
Red Sparrow – Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to ‘Sparrow School,’ a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.
Mute – A mute bartender goes up against his city’s gangsters in an effort to find out what happened to his missing partner.
Reds – A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia, and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
Death Wish – A New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad after his wife is murdered by street punks in which he randomly goes out and kills would-be muggers on the mean streets after dark.
Top Five – Movie Vigilantes
Cop – An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.
The House on Carroll Street – In 1950s America, an FBI agent and a blacklist victim uncover a plot to smuggle Nazi war criminals into the country.
Pass the Ammo – A corrupt television preacher and his congregation are held hostage by a woman, her lover, and her two cousins in an attempt to avenge the theft of her inheritance. A quirky look at the dishonesty of the televangelist industry.
Moving – Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.
Prison – The spirit of a long-dead prisoner returns for revenge, haunting the prison’s new governor.
Switching Channels – A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.
Gotti – Trailer
Father Figures – Trailer
Annihilation – Trailer
American Made – A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s. (87% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
Flatliners – Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience – giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife. (3% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/flatliners_2017
Battle of the Sexes – The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs. (85% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/battle_of_the_sexes
The American President – Comedy-drama about a widowed U.S. president and a lobbyist who fall in love. It’s all above-board, but “politics is perception” and sparks fly anyway. (90% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/american_president
Top Five: Movies with America(n) in the title
Mauvais Sang – Marc (Michel Piccoli) recruits Alex (Denis Lavant), son of his former, now dead colleague. Alex is a card shark with a big dream to go out to the world and leave his own mark. (91% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/mauvais_sang
House of Games – A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men. (96% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/house_of_games
Zombie High – A woman goes to previously all-male boarding school on a scholarship. She begins to separate herself from her boyfriend in order to devote more time to her new environment. Over a course of time she notices that more and more students have lost their individuality, and approach their activities in a lifeless and automatic manner. Eventually a diabolical plot fostered by the faculty begins to emerge. (N/A ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/zombie_high
Big Shots – Following the death of his father, suburbanite Obie runs away from home and winds up on Chicago’s South Side. After being mugged, he befriends con artist Scam. The two then embark on a Down South adventure involving gangsters, the police, and a search for Scam’s father. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/big_shots
Like Father, Like Son – A mysterious potion switches the personalities of a buttoned up doctor and his laid back son. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1012362_like_father_like_son
Near Dark – A small-town farmer’s son reluctantly joins a traveling group of vampires after he is turned by a beautiful drifter. (88% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1014793_near_dark
Before I Fall
Top Five: Bill Paxton
Undisputed Classic: Tombstone
1987 – Lethal Weapon, Angel Heart, Hunk, Hollywood Shuffle, Tin-Men, Square Dance
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2
Deadpool 2 Teaser
How to be a Latin Lover
I am Not Your Negro
Top Five: Best Picture Winners
Undisputed Classic: There Will Be Blood
1987 – A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, Number One With a Bullet, Some Kind of Wonderful
None this week
Aliens turns 30 this week and the new Ghostbusters comes out. So we’ve decide that we’re going to take a look back on the four Alien films and the original 2 Ghostbuster films.
Do the movies hold up? Are they classics? How will they fare in our Flickchart challenge.