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Puberty and The Fabulous Dirty Old Men

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Coming Attractions/News:


Lucky Day – Trailer
Jungle Cruise – Trailer
Earthquake Bird – Trailer
The Turning – Trailer
Dolittle – Trailer

New Movies


The Addams Family- An animated version of Charles Addams’ series of cartoons about a peculiar, ghoulish family.


Gemini Man – An over-the-hill hitman faces off against a younger clone of himself.


Jexi – A comedy about what can happen when you love your phone more than anything else in your life.


A.M.I. – A seventeen year old girl forms a co-dependent relationship with an artificial intelligence on her phone and goes on a murderous rampage.

Undisputed Classic

Adaptation. – A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt ‘The Orchid Thief’ by Susan Orlean for the screen.

1989

Look Who’s Talking – After a single, career-minded woman is left on her own to give birth to the child of a married man, she finds a new romantic chance in a cab driver. Meanwhile, the point-of-view of the newborn boy is narrated through voice-over.


The Fabulous Baker Boys – The lives of two struggling musicians, who happen to be brothers, inevitably change when they team up with a beautiful, up-and-coming singer.


Crimes & Misdemeanors – An ophthalmologist’s mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated with another woman.


To Kill A Priest – A young priest speaks out against the Communist regime in Poland and is killed for it.


Breaking In – Professional thief Ernie takes Mike on as an apprentice, but while Mike clearly has “larceny in his heart”, it will take him a long time to get as good as Ernie.


Halloween V: The Revenge of MIchael Myers – One year after the events of Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988), the Shape returns to Haddonfield once again in an attempt to kill his now-mute niece.


Next Week: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, Zombieland 2

Undisputed Classic: Zombieland
1989: Fat Men & Little Boy, Gross Anatomy, Next of Kin

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”.

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