Posts tagged Dennis Quaid

Do The Right Thing Turns 30

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Coming Attractions/News:

Charlie’s Angels – Trailer
The Good Liar – Trailer
Midway – Trailer
The Peanut Butter Falcon

New Movies


Annabelle Comes Home – While babysitting the daughter of Ed and Lorraine Warren, a teenager and her friend unknowingly awaken an evil spirit trapped in a doll.

Yesterday – A struggling musician realizes he’s the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatlesafter waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.

Undisputed Classic

Yellow Submarine – The Beatles agree to accompany Captain Fred in his Yellow Submarine and go to Pepperland to free it from the music hating Blue Meanies.

1989

Do The Right Thing – On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone’s hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.


The Karate Kid III – Ostracised villain John Kreese attempts to gain revenge on Daniel and Miyagi, with the help of a Vietnam War comrade, the wealthy owner of a toxic waste disposal business.


Far From Home – A teenage girl and her father driving cross-country become stranded when their car runs out of gas in a remote Nevada desert town and they’re forced to stay in a dilapidated trailer park where a serial killer lurks.


Great Balls of Fire – The life and career of wildly controversial rock ‘n’ roll star Jerry Lee Lewis.


Next Week: Spider-Man Far From Home & Midsommar

Undisputed Classic: The Virgin Spings
1989: Lethal Weapon 2, Weekend at Bernies, Shag, Haunted Summer, Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills

John Wick 3/Road House Turns 30

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Coming Attractions/News:

Midsommar

There’s a movie called Clownado
Robert Pattinson is Batman
Chris Rock to Reboot the Saw Franchise

New Movies


John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum – Super-assassin John Wick is on the run after killing a member of the international assassin’s guild, and with a $14 million price tag on his head – he is the target of hit men and women everywhere.            

A Dog’s Journey – PA dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets.            


The Sun is Also a Star – A teenager finds love at a difficult time in her family’s life.            


Room 37: The Mysterious Death of Johnny Thunders -Famed rock and roll guitarist Johnny Thunders arrives in New Orleans to get his life together after a toll of hardships, but instead falls into a dark journey and trail of events that are based on his real life unexplained mysterious death.

Undisputed Classic

My Own Private Idaho – Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.            

1989

Road House – A tough bouncer is hired to tame a dirty bar.

Cold Feet – A psycho-killer with mommy issues, a charming crooked cowboy and their girl steal some jewels. The cowboy decides not to share and goes on the run with the loot. A crazy chase across the country between former partners in crime begins.            


For Queen and Country – A retired British soldier struggles to adjust to everyday life, with increasing difficulty.            


Fright Night Part 2 – Charley Brewster and Peter Vincent must face more vampires, out for revenge.            


How I Got Into College – The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon’s affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. Jessica fights off her parent’s expectation of going to their alma mater of the University of Michigan, while Marlon fights his grades and SAT scores.


Miracle Mile – A young man hears a chance phone call telling him that a nuclear war has started and missiles will hit his city in 70 minutes.            


Next Week: Aladdin, Booksmart, Brightburn

Undisputed Classic: Aladdin      1989: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade & Pink Cadillac

Bohemian Rhapsody

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Coming Attractions/News:
Five Feet Apart
Isn’t It Romantic
Spies in Disguise
Natalie Portman regrets her manic pixie roles

New Movies

The Nutcracker & the Four Realms – A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.

Nobody’s Fool – A woman is released from prison and reunites with her sister. She soon discovers that her sister is in an online relationship with a man who may not be what he seems.

Bohemian Rhapsody – A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen’s legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert.

Undisputed Classic

Ray – The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.

Top Five – Concert Films

1988

They Live – A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.

Everybody’s All-American – A Louisiana football legend struggles to deal with life’s complexities after his college career is over.

U2: Rattle and Hum – A documentary of Irish rock group U2’s Fall 1987 tour of North America.

The Good Mother – A divorced mother may lose custody of her young daughter to her ex-husband after he learns that the little girl crawled into bed with the mother and her boyfriend.

Next Week: How the Grinch Stole Christma, Girl in the Spider Web, Overlord. Our Undisputed Classic is Volver, and our Top Five is Foreign/Non American Films

Space Pod

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Coming Attractions/News:
Pet Cemetery
Glass
The Best of Enemies

New Movies

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween – Two young friends find a magic book that brings a ventriloquist’s dummy to life.

Collette – Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.

Bad Times at the El Royale – Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption – before everything goes to hell.

First Man – A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Undisputed Classic

The Right Stuff – The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.

Top Five – Space Movies

1988

The Accused (Jodie Foster, Kelly McGillis, Jonathan Kaplan): After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.

Pumpkinhead (Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, Stan Winston): After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers.

Night of the Demons: Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell.

Madame Sousatzka (Shirley MacLaine, John Schlesinger): Renowned Russian piano teacher Irina Sousatzka gets a new student – Bengali piano prodigy Manek. They are both immigrants in the UK and bond quickly. When Manek’s single mother’s business fails, he must make a career decision.

Another Woman (Mia Farrow, Woody Allen): Facing a mid-life crisis, a woman rents an apartment next to a psychiatrist’s office to write a new book, only to become drawn to the plight of a pregnant woman seeking that doctor’s help.

Next Week: Halloween, The Hate U GIve, Undisputed Classic: Dawn of the Dead, Top Five Horror Movies

My Apologies to the French

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Coming Attractions/News:

The Killing of a Sacred Deer – Trailer
mother! – Trailer
The Obi Won Stand Alone Movie
The effect of Rotten Tomatoes

New Movies

The Hitman’s Bodyguard – The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time. (39% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_hitmans_bodyguard

Logan Lucky – Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.(93% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/logan_lucky

Undisputed Classic

Bob Le Flambuer – Bob, an old gangster and gambler is almost broke, so he decides in spite of the warnings of a friend, a high official from the police, to rob a gambling casino in Dauville. Everything is planned exactly, but the police is informed about the planned coup. Meanwhile in the Casino Bob starts to gamble. (97% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/bob_le_flambeur

Top Five: Movie Heists

1987

Dirty Dancing – Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances “Baby” Houseman falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle. (72% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/dirty_dancing

The Big Easy – Set in New Orleans. Remy McSwain, lieutenant in Homicide finds that he has two problems, the first of a series of gang killings and Ann Osborne, a beautiful attorney from the D.A.’s police corruption task force in his office. He begins a relationship with her as the killings continue only to have charges filed against him for accepting bribes as he stumbles on a police corruption Sting. While this is happening, the criminals insist that none of the crime gangs are behind the killings. (88% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/big_easy

Born in East LA – When a native-born American citizen of Mexican descent is mistakenly deported to Mexico, he has to risk everything to get back home. (43% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/born_in_east_la

Pathfinder – Around the year 1000 AD warlike people, the so-called “tjuder”, roam in northern Scandinavia. As they brutally kill a family in a remote area, including the parents and their little daughter, the families teenage son, Aigin, observes the slaughter. He manages to flee from these killers and reaches a camp with other Lapps whose inhabitants are worried if he has been able to hide his track. Afraid of the murderous people, they decide to flee to the coast. The boy stays alone to avenge his families murder. Unfortunately, they get him before he can do anything and force him to lead them to the other Lapps. He guides them but has a plan to destroy the barbarous people before reaching the camp. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

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