Posts tagged Christian Bale
Nicolas Cage to star as Nicolas Cage in his nest film
Disney + distracts us from the Impeachment Proceedings
Ford V Ferrari – American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.
Jojo Rabbit – A young boy in Hitler’s army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.
Charlie’s Angels – When a young systems engineer blows the whistle on a dangerous technology, Charlie’s Angels are called into action, putting their lives on the line to protect us all.
The Good Liar – Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes.
3:10 to Yuma – A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who’s awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher.
The Little Mermaid – A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain in an attempt to become human and win a prince’s love.
Steel Magnolias – A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship, and welcome her into the fold.
Next Week: 21 Bridges, Frozen II, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Undisputed Classic: Copland
1989: All Dogs Go to Heaven, Harlem Nights, Mystery Train, Prancer
Ford v Ferrari – Trailer
Downton Abbey – The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century.
Rambo: Last Blood – Rambo must confront his past and unearth his ruthless combat skills to exact revenge in a final mission.
Ad Astra – Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.
Gosford Park – The lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England as they investigate a murder involving one of them.
Black Rain – Two NYC cops arrest a Yakuza member and must escort him when he’s extradited to Japan.
A Dry White Season – A white middle class South African suburbanite with no interest in politics agrees to help his black gardener find his jailed son. His investigation opens his eyes to the horrors committed by the secret police and turns him into a target.
Erik the Viking – Erik the Viking and his men travel across the sea to find Valhalla to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnarok.
Next Week: Game Changers, 3 From Hell, Villians,
Undisputed Classic: House of 1000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects
Hurricane Heist – Trailer
Waco – Trailer
Maze Runner: The Death Cure – Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as the “Flare”.
Hostiles – In 1892, a legendary Army captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory.
The Shape of Water – At a top secret research facility in the 1950s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.
Little Big Man – Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Native Americans and fighting with General Custer.
Top Five – Movies with Native American Themes
Gandahar – An evil force from a 1000 years in the future begins to destroy an idyllic paradise, where the citizens are in perfect harmony with nature.
Biggles: Adventures in Time – Daring British WWI fighter pilot James “Biggles” Bigglesworth and 1980s low-level business executive Jim Ferguson discover that they can time travel to each other’s eras. They try to stop the Germans from changing the outcome of WWI.
I, Tonya – Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes. (90% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
The Killing of a Scared Deer – Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister. (79% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_killing_of_a_sacred_deer
Just Getting Started – A two-hander action comedy in the vein of Midnight Run (1988), about an ex-F.B.I. Agent (Tommy Lee Jones) and an ex-mob lawyer in the Witness Protection Program (Morgan Freeman) having to put aside their petty rivalry on the golf course to fend off a mob hit. (9% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/just_getting_started
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. (86% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/battle_of_the_sexes
The Shawshank Redemption – Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency. (91% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/shawshank_redemption
Top Five: Morgan Freeman & Tommy Lee Jones Movies
Empire of the Sun – A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II. (71% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/empire_of_the_sun
Cold Steel – On Christmas Eve Johnny Modine’s father is murdered by a psycho cut-throat. The cop swears bloody revenge, though he’s taken off the case. He doesn’t suspect yet that he’s also target in a diabolic plan of revenge. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/cold_steel
The Post – Trailer
Game Night – Trailer
Hostiles – Trailer
Listener emails/tweets/messages – Steve G twitter, Uncle Jeff Website
Daddy’s Home 2 – Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays. (16% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
Murder on the Orient Express – A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish & suspenseful mystery. From the novel by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express tells of thirteen stranded strangers & one man’s race to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again. (58% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/murder_on_the_orient_express_2017
Murder on the Orient Express – In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before. (91% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/murder_on_the_orient_express
Top Five: Movies on Trains
The Running Man – A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show. (63% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/running_man
Siesta – Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she’s killed someone, but isn’t sure, and now she’s wandering the Spanish streets without money or a clear memory. (17% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/siesta
Cross My Heart – A man and a woman go out on a “big” third date. He’s ashamed to admit he just lost his job, and she’s afraid he’ll run away if he finds out that she has a kid. Small lies lead to bigger ones and the night gets crazy very soon. (40% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1004985_cross_my_heart?
Manon of the Spring – A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father’s land caused his death years earlier. (80% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/manon_of_the_spring