Posts tagged Bruce Willis

Sorry to Bother You

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Coming Attractions/News:
Aquaman
Shazam
Godzilla: King of Monsters
Support the Girls
Glass
Second Act
James Gunn Fired from Guardians 3

New Movies

The Equalizer 2 – Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again – Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie learns about her mother’s past while pregnant herself.

You Were Never Really Here – A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe’s nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

Sorry to Bother You – In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a macabre universe.

Undisputed Classic

Children of Men – In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

Top Five – Male Action Stars You Can Beat Up

Undisputed Classic

Children of Men – In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

1988

Midnight Run (Robert DeNiro, Charles Grodin): An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the F.B.I., and the Mafia after jumping bail.

Caddyshack II (Jackie Mason, Robert Stack, Dyan Cannon): When a crass new-money tycoon’s membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.

Big Top Pee-Wee (Paul Reubens, Penelope Ann Miller): Pee-wee Herman is now a small-town farmer with a fiancée, but when a traveling circus comes to town, he finds himself falling for the trapeze artist.

Next Week: Teen Titans Go! To the Movies, Mission: Impossible 6. Our Undisputed Classic is Born on the Fourth of July and our Top Five is Tom Cruise movies

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.

2018 Oscar Results

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Coming Attractions/News:

Oscar Results

New Movies

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.

Undisputed Classic

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

1988

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.

Christopher Nolan is Overrated

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Coming Attractions/News:

Justice League – Trailer
Thor – Trailer
Kingsman – Trailer
Ready Player One – Trailer
Snowman – Trailer
The Shape of Water – Trailer
9/11 – Trailer
Darkest Hour – Trailer

New Movies

Girls Trip – When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. (89% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/girls_trip

Dunkirk – Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. (92% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/dunkirk_2017

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets – A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. (54% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/valerian_and_the_city_of_a_thousand_planets

Undisputed Classic

The Fifth Element – In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay. (72% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/fifth_element

Top Five: Christopher Nolan/Luc Besson Films

1987

Summer School – A high-school gym teacher has big plans for the summer, but is forced to cancel them to teach a “bonehead” English class for misfit goof-off students. Fortunately, his unconventional brand of teaching fun field trips begins to connect with them, and even inspires ardor in some. (61% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1020451_summer_school

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace – The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor’s latest creation, Nuclear Man. (12% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/superman_iv_the_quest_for_peace

La Bamba – Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of early rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens who died at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper. (96% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/la_bamba

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