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Hustlers is One of the Best Movies of the Year

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Coming Attractions/News:


Like a Boss – Trailer
Jexi – Trailer

New Movies


Hustlers – Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.


The Goldfinch – A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy Upper East Side family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


The Fanatic – A rabid film fan stalks his favorite action hero and destroys the star’s life.


Brittany Runs a Marathon – A young woman decides to make positive changes in her life by training for the New York City Marathon.


Official Secrets – The true story of a British whistleblower who leaked information to the press about an illegal NSA spy operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Undisputed Classic

To Die For – A beautiful but naïve aspiring television personality films a documentary on teenagers with a darker ulterior motive.

1989

The Big Picture – Film school grad Nick Chapman thought his career was made after his award winning short film, but discovered Hollywood wasn’t as easy as it seems.


In Country – A young girl whose father died in the Vietnam War becomes determined to find out more about him and his experiences.


Night Game – A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins.


Sea of Love – A detective investigating a series of murders becomes involved with a woman who may be the culprit.


Next Week: Ad Astra, Downton Abbey, Rambo: Last Blood, Game Changers, 3 From Hell

Undisputed Classic: Gosford park
1989: Black Rain, A Dry White Season, Erik the Viking, Queen of Hearts

Once Upon a TIme in Hollywood is Awesome!

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Coming Attractions/News:

RIP Rutger Hauer
Gemini Man – Trailer
Zombieland 2: Double Tap – Trailer
Light of My Life – Trailer
Hustlers – Trailer

New Movies


Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood’s Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

Undisputed Classics

Reservoir Dogs – When a simple jewelry heist goes horribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.


Pulp Fiction – The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster & his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.


Jackie Brown – A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life.


Kill Bill Vol 1 – After awakening from a four-year coma, a former assassin wreaks vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her.


KIll Bill Vol 2 – The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd, and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.

Death Proof – Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s homage to exploitation double features in the 60s and 70s with two back-to-back cult films that include previews of coming attractions between them.


Inglorious Basterds – In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner’s vengeful plans for the same.


Django Unchained – With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.


The Hateful Eight – In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters.

1989

Babar: The Movie – In his spectacular film debut, young Babar, King of the Elephants, must save his homeland from certain destruction by Rataxes and his band of invading rhinos.


Friday the 13th VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan – A boatful of graduating high school students headed to Manhattan accidentally pull Jason Voorhees along for the ride.


Turner & Hooch – A detective must adopt the dog of a dead man to help him find the murderer.


Kiki’s Delivery Service – A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.


Next Week: Hobbs & Shaw

Undisputed Classic: The Great Escape
1989: Parenthood, Lock Up, Young Einstein & Sex, Lies and Videotapes

Mid90’s is Pretty Fantastic

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Coming Attractions/News:
Bird Box
Vox Lux

New Movies

Hunter Killer – An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.

Mid90s – Follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 90s-era LA who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop.

The Old Man and the Gun – Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.

Undisputed Classic

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron’s new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.

Top Five – Movies about the 90’s

1988

Feds – Ellie DeWitt and Janis Zuckermann are admitted to the very strict FBI Training Academy. They get a hard course in which they learn to deal with guns and recognize crimes.
Platoon Leader – A young officer, just out of West Point is sent to Vietnam, where the men don’t respect him until he gets wounded and returns to be a wiser soldier and a better commander.

Cherry 2000 – In 2017, a successful businessman travels to the ends of the earth to find that the perfect woman is always under his nose. He hires a sexy renegade tracker to find an exact duplicate of his android wife.

Next Week: Bohemian Rhapsody, Nobody’s Fool, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Our Undisputed Classic is Ray, and our Top Five is Concert Films

Rogue One (Spoilers)

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New Releases:

Rogue One
Collateral Damage
Manchester By the Sea

Top Five: Movies by the cast of Collateral Damage

Undisputed Classic: Titanic

1986 Platoon, King Kong Lives, No Mercy

Trailers:

Blade Runner
Arsenal
Despicable Me 3
Snatched

Hell of High Water Best Movie of the Year

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New Releases:

Don’t Breathe
Mechanic: Resurrection
Hell of High Water
Southside With You
Greater

hell-or-high-water-poster

Top Five: Musicians who’ve acted

Undisputed Classic: American History X

1986 Shanghai Surprise, Born American

Trailers:

Rings
Manchester by the Sea
My Blind Brother

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