Posts tagged Clint Eastwood

Joker

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Coming Attractions/News:


Richard Jewell – Trailer
6 Underground – Trailer
Birds of Prey – Trailer

New Movies


Joker – A gritty character study of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society.


Judy – Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.


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.

Undisputed Classic

The Man Who Laughs – When a proud noble refuses to kiss the hand of the despotic King James in 1690, he is cruelly executed and his son surgically disfigured.

1989

Johnny Handsome – After being double crossed and thrown in jail, a deformed gangster gets a new face and rehabilitation, but his desire for revenge looms.


Welcome Home – Jake died in Vietnam; his family mourned him, then moved on. When he reappears, quite alive, the question is, what must he do and how will his family respond to him?


Drugstore Cowboy – A pharmacy-robbing dope fiend and his crew pop pills and evade the law.

An Innocent Man – A man is framed by two corrupt cops for drugs. After he gets out of prison, he comes after them.


Old Gringo – When school teacher Harriet Winslow goes to Mexico to teach, she is kidnapped by Gen. Tomas Arroyo and his revolutionaries. An aging American, Ambrose “Old Gringo” Bierce also in Mexico, befriends Gen. Arroyo and meets Harriet. Bierce is a famous writer, who knowing that he is dying, wishes to keep his identity secret so he can determine his own fate. Though he likes Arroyo, Bierce tries to provoke the General’s anger whenever possible in an attempt to get himself killed, thus avoiding suffering through his illness. Winslow is intrigued by both Bierce and Arroyo, and the men are in turn attracted to her. She becomes romantically involved with Arroyo. When Winslow learns of Bierce’s true identity (a writer whose work she has loved and respected for years), she is singlemindedly determined to fulfill his dying wish.


Next Week: The Addams Family, Gemini Man, Jex, A.M.I.

Undisputed Classic: Adaptation
1989: Look Who’s Talking, Crimes & Misdemeanors, Breaking In, The Fabulous Baker Boys, Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers, To Kill a Priest, 

Father & Son Eskimo Brothers

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Coming Attractions/News:

Terminator: Dark Fate
The Nightingale
Once Upon A Time in Hollywood
The Art of Self Defense

New Movies


Aladdin – A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.        

Brightburn – What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?


Booksmart – On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.   

Undisputed Classic

Superbad – Two co-dependent high school seniors are forced to deal with separation anxiety after their plan to stage a booze-soaked party goes awry.        

1989

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade – In 1938, after his father Professor Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, Professor Henry “Indiana” Jones, Jr. finds himself up against Adolf Hitler‘s Nazis again to stop them from obtaining its powers.

Pink Cadillac – Skip tracer Tommy looks for bail-jumper Lou Ann. Her crime is marrying Roy, who left counterfeit money in their mobile home and got her arrested. She leaves Roy in his pink Cadillac full of money. His psycho friends want their money back.        


Next Week: Godzilla 2, Ma, RocketmanUndisputed Classic: Tommy   1989: Dead Poets Society, No Holds Barred, Vampire’s Kiss, Renegades, My Mom’s a Werewolf

12 Hours of Journey

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Coming Attractions/News:

Nothing

New Movies


Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Miles Morales becomes the Spider-Man of his reality and crosses paths with his counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat to all reality.

The Mule – A 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel.

Mortal Engines – In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy.

Undisputed Classic

Lord of the Rings: Return of the King – Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron’s army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Recast It: Lord of the RIngs: Return of the King

1988

Rain Man – Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt’s father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.

Torch Song Trilogy – Tony Award-winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein re-creates his role as the unsinkable Arnold Beckoff in this film adaptation of the smash Broadway play TORCH SONG TRILOGY.

I’m Gonna Git You Sucka – In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.

The Courier – When a courier at the D-Day Courier Service mistakenly finds a pile of money in his regular delivery, he does some digging only to discover that the messenger company is a front for a drug ring. A reformed drug user himself, he sets out to crack the lethal ring.

Next Week: Mary Poppins 2, Aquaman, Bumble Bee, Second Act, Welcome to Marwen.

Undisputed Classic – Mary Poppins


Recast IT: Sequels better than the original

A Star is Born 4 Times

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Coming Attractions/News:
The Mule
The Upside
Aquaman
Mortal Engines

New Movies

Venom – When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego “Venom” to save his life.

Leave No Trace – A father and his thirteen year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon, when a small mistake derails their lives forever.

A Star is Born – A musician helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

Undisputed Classic

A Star is Born – (1937) A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.
(1954) A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.
(1976) A has-been rock star falls in love with a young, up-and-coming songstress.

Top Five – Actors that are Directors

1988

Alien Nation (James Caan, Mandy Patinkin, Terence Stamp): In 1988, Earth makes the first contact with an alien civilization. In 1991, these aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be integrated into human society after three years of quarantine.

Clara’s Heart (Whoopi Goldberg, Neil Patrick Harris): David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who’s hired to be a housekeeper. She and David develop a close bond, opening his eyes and heart to new experiences, and eventually leading to a disturbing secret in Clara’s past.

Imagine- John Lennon (biography/documentary): A biography of the rock music star.

Next Week: First Man, Goosebumps 2, Bad Times at the El Royale, Our Undisputed Classic is The Right Stuff. Our Top Five is Movies About Space.

Critics Go to Hell

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Coming Attractions/News:
Creed 2
Rocket Man

New Movies

Night School – A group of troublemakers are forced to attend night school in hope that they’ll pass the GED exam to finish high school.

Smallfoot – A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as “humans” really do exist.

Slice – When a pizza delivery driver is murdered on the job, the city searches for someone to blame: ghosts? drug dealers? a disgraced werewolf?

Hell Fest – A masked serial killer turns a horror themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show.

Undisputed Classic

From Hell – In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper.

Top Five – Movie Hells

1988

Punchline (Tom Hanks, Sally Field): Steven Gold is a stand-up comedian who is flat broke and has recently dropped out of medical school. He and several others work regularly at the Gas Station, a New York comedy club. The wages are lousy and everybody hopes for the big break. Lilah Krytsick is housewife with an ambition to be a stand-up comedian, however she doesnt seem to have the talent. Steven takes her under his wings and teaches her the art of comedy and humour.

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (Donald Pleasence): Ten years after his original massacre, the invalid Michael Myers awakens and returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece on Halloween. Can Dr. Loomis stop him?

Heartbreak Hotel (David Keith, Tuesday Weld, Chris Columbus): When a teen tries to set up a band at his school, his mother who was a big fan of Elvis Presley gets in a wreck he and his band members decides to kidnap Elvis and have him hooked up with his mother.

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (Cassandra Peterson): Upon arriving in a small town where she has inherited a rundown mansion, a famous horror hostess battles an evil uncle, and townspeople who want her burned at the stake.

My Neighbor Totoro (Hiyao Miyazaki): When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.

Bird (Forest Whitaker, Clint Eastwood): The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie “Bird” Parker.

Memories of Me (Billy Crystal, JoBeth Williams): On his girlfriend’s insistence, a disgruntled man tries to make peace with his high-spirited, street-smart and often irritatingly careless father, a failed actor who never quit his dream to be a success.

Things Change (Don Ameche, Joe Mantegna, David Mamet): Shoe-shiner Gino is hired to take the rap for a mafia murder. Two-bit gangster Jerry watches over Gino and gives him a weekend to remember.

Tapeheads (John Cusack, Tim Robbins): A couple of creative losers accidently become big shots in the video music industry.

Next Week: Venom & A Star is Born. Undisputed Classic is A Star is Born (any version you choose) Top Five Directors that are actors or actresses first.

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