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Halloween 2018

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Coming Attractions/News:
The Possession of Hannah Grace
Destroyer
The Curse of La Llorona

New Movies

Halloween – Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

The Hate U Give – Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.

Sisters Brothers – In 1850s Oregon, a gold prospector is chased by the infamous duo of assassins, the Sisters brothers.

Undisputed Classic

Dawn of the Dead – Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.

Top Five – Horror Movies

1988

Bat*21 (Gene Hackman, Danny Glover): During the Vietnam War, Colonel Hambleton’s aircraft is shot down over enemy territory and a frantic rescue operation ensues.\

Mystic Pizza (Julia Roberts, Annabeth Gish, Lili Taylor): Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in the Connecticut town of Mystic.

The Lair of the White Worm (Hugh Grant, Amanda Donohoe, Ken Russell): When an archeologist uncovers a strange skull in foreign land, the residents of a nearby town begin to disappear, leading to further unexplainable occurrences.

Without A Clue (Michael Caine, Ben Kingsley): A drunken Sherlock Holmes is really just a cover for the real detective – Dr Watson.

Messenger of Death (Charles Bronson): Wives and children of the Mormon Orville Beecham become victims of a massacre in his own house. The police believe the crime had a religious motive. Orville doesn’t give any comment on the case, is taken into protective custody.

Little Dorrit (Derek Jacobi, Alec Guinness): Arthur Clennam returns to London after working abroad for many years with his now deceased father. Almost at once he becomes involved in the problems of his mother’s seamstress Amy Dorrit and of her father residing in the Marshalsea debtors’ prison.

Next Week: Indivisible, Hunter Killer, The Undisputed Classic is The Two Towers, The Top Five – Say Five Nice things about Gerard Butler

Ghosts with D!ck$

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Coming Attractions/News:
Halloween – Trailer

New Movies

The Nun – A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.

Peppermint – Peppermint is a revenge story centering on a young mother who finds herself with nothing to lose, and is now going to take from her enemies the very life they stole from her.

God Bless the Broken Road – While grieving the loss of her husband, a financially struggling widow meets a race car driver.

Undisputed Classic

The Sound of Music – A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

Top Five – Movie Nuns

1988

Moon Over Parador (Richard Dreyfuss, Raul Julia): Little known actor Jack Noah is working on location in the country of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator’s right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer he cannot refuse.. to play the dictator. Jack’s acting skills fool the masses but not close friends and employees of the dictator.

Running On Empty (River Phoenix, Christine Lahti, Sidney Lumet): The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own.

Some Girls (Patrick Dempsey, Jennifer Connelly): Michael, a college student, visits his girlfriend Gabriella and her family for Christmas in Canada. When he gets there, she tells him that she doesn’t love him any more.

Next Week: The Predator, A Simple Favor, White Boy Rick, Our Undisputed Classic is The Maltese Falcon. Our Top Five: Actual Best Action movies

Hereditary – The Hype is Real Says 2 Out of 3 of Us

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Coming Attractions/News:

A Star is Born – Trailer
Halloween – Trailer
Serenity – Trailer
Operation Finale – Trailer
Bad TImes at the El Royale – Trailer

New Movies

Ocean’s 8 – Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City’s yearly Met Gala.

Hereditary – When the matriarch of the Graham family passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

Hotel Artemis – Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, ‘Hotel Artemis’ follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.

Undisputed Classic
Out of Sight – A career bank robber breaks out of jail, and shares a moment of mutual attraction with a U.S. Marshal he has kidnapped.

Top Five – Cast of Ocean’s 8

1988

Big Business – In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally mixes the twins unbeknown to the parents. Our story flashes forward to the 1980s where the mismatched sets of twins are about to cross paths following a big business deal to closedown the Jupiter Hollow factory.

Poltergeist III – Carol Anne is staying with her aunt in a high-rise building, where the supernatural forces haunting her make their return.

The Presidio – A San Francisco civilian police detective is forced to work on a series of murders with his former enemy commanding officer while dating his daughter.

Stars and Bars – A British art expert travels across America in order to purchase a rare Renoir painting in the South but comes across some crazy characters in the process.

Next Week: Superfly, Tag and Incredibles 2. Top Five: Animated Superhero films. Undisputed Classic: Superfly

Ready Player One

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Coming Attractions/News:

The House with a Clock in its Walls – Trailer
First Reformed – Trailer
Halloween – Teaser

New Movies

Ready Player One – When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.

The Death of Stalin – Follows the Soviet dictator’s last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death.

God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness – Pastor Dave responds to the unimaginable tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down.

Undisputed Classic

WarGames – A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III.

Top Five – Movies Referenced in Ready Player One

1988

1) Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton, Geena Davis, Alec Baldwin, Tim Burton): When a recently-deceased ghost couple find their now-vacant home invaded by an obnoxious family, they hire a sleazy ghost who gets rid of humans to help them.

2) Bright Lights, Big City (Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates): A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.

3) The Seventh Sign (Demi Moore, Michael Biehn): Abby Quinn is eagerly awaiting childbirth but is haunted by dreams where she suffers a miscarriage. When she decides to rent a room to a mysterious stranger, she realizes a chain of events that will unleash the end of humanity.

4) Stand and Deliver (Edward James Olmos, Lou Diamond Phillips): The story of Jaime Escalante, a high school teacher who successfully inspired his dropout prone students to learn calculus.

5) A Time of Destiny (William Hurt, Timothy Hutton): A modernized version of the story which inspired Verdi’s opera, “La Forza del Destino”.

Crowd Surfing Jesus

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Coming Attractions/News:

All the Money in the World – Trailer
Red Sparrow – Trailer
The Shape of Water – Red Band Trailer
Jamie Lee Curtis Returns to Halloween

New Movies

American Assasin – A story centered on counterterrorism agent Mitch Rapp. (35% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/american_assassin_2017

mother! – A couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. (69% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/mother_2017

Undisputed Classic

Rosemary’s Baby – A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life. (99% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/rosemarys_baby

Top Five: Worst Romantic Chemistry in a Movie

1987

The Pick-up Artist – A womanizer meets his match when he falls for a woman in debt to the mafia. (55% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/pickup_artist

Maurice – After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality. (93% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/maurice

The Principal – A teacher is assigned to be the principal of a violent and crime-ridden high school. (50% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/principal

In the Mood – Based upon the true story of “Sonny” Wisecarver. In 1944, Sonny made headlines nationwide due to his affairs with 2 older adult women. (ie. He was so irresistible, that he was a danger to women everywhere) Eventually being taken to court by the local authorities. He was only 15. (64% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/in_the_mood

Fatal Attraction – A married man’s one-night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family. (78% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1007141_fatal_attraction

Hellraiser – An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld. (63% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/hellraiser

Amazon Women on the Moon – A spoof 1950s science fiction movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches concerning late night television. (63% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/amazon_women_on_the_moon

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