Posts tagged Harrison Ford

Raiders of the Lost Ark

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Coming Attractions/News:

Avengers Infinity War – Trailer

New Movies

Tomb Raider – Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.

Love, Simon – Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends, and all of his classmates: he’s gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.

7 Days in Entebbe – Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, and the most daring rescue mission ever attempted.

Los Angeles Overnight – A struggling actress inherits a bevy of colorful villains after desperation (with a touch of femme fatale) drives her and her gullible boyfriend to steal big from the Los Angeles underworld.

Undisputed Classic

Raiders of the Lost Ark – Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Top Five – Irish/Irish American Movies

1988

Little Nikita (Sidney Poitier, River Phoenix): An FBI agent works to uncover an All-American family as Soviet sleeper agents and gets caught up in friendship with their unaware son.

Dominick and Eugene (Tom Hulce, Ray Liotta): Dominick and Eugene are twins, but Dominick is a little bit slow due do an accident in his youth. They live together, with Dominick working as garbage man to put Eugene through medical school. Their relationship becomes strained when Eugene must decide between his devotion to his brother, or his need to go away to complete his training. Things are also not helped by Dominick’s co-worker, or Eugene’s budding romance.

D.O.A. (Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan): Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn’t much time.

The Milagro Beanfield War (Ruben Blades, Robert Redford- director): In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom realize that this will result in the eventual displacement of the local Hispanic farmers, they cannot arouse much opposition because of the short term opportunities offered by construction jobs.

Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach- The Police Academy (1984) misfits travel to Miami, Florida for their academy’s commanding officer, Lassard, to receive a prestigious lifetime award pending his retirement, which takes a turn involving a group of jewel thieves after their stolen loot that Lassard unknowingly has in his possession.

Literally Shooting From the Hip

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Coming Attractions/News:

The Week Of
Kings
Life of the Party

New Movies

Game Night – A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery.

Every Day – A shy teenager falls for someone who transforms into another person every day.
Annihilation – A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature don’t apply.

Undisputed Classic

Black Swan – A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.

Top Five – Game Themed Movies

1988

Bloodsport – Follows Frank Dux, an American martial artist serving in the military, who decides to leave the army to compete in a martial arts tournament in Hong Kong where fights to the death can occur.

Frantic – In a hotel room in Paris, a doctor comes out of the shower and finds that his wife has disappeared. He soon finds himself caught up in a world of intrigue, espionage, gangsters, drugs and murder.

Hairspray – A ‘pleasantly plump’ teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon – A charming womanizer has to find a way to get $80 to elope to Hawaii with his one true love, or else go to his father’s chosen business school.

Taffin – An Irish tough-guy debt collector is asked by his local community to help rid the town of developers bent on building a chemical plant on the outskirts of town.

Apprentice to Murder – Fire-and-brimstone preacher sees Satan everywhere, trains gullible young boy to “detect” evil, and the two of them commit several murders in the name of Jesus. Based on a true story.

My Little Pony Blade Runners

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Coming Attractions/News:

Justice League – Trailer
Molly’s Game – Trailer
Roman J. Israel Esq – Trailer

New Movies

The Mountain Between Us – Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness. (46% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_mountain_between_us

My Little Pony the Movie – A dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship to save their home. (58% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/my_little_pony_the_movie_2017

Victoria and Abdul – Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim. (67% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/victoria_and_abdul

Blade Runner 2049 – A young blade runner’s discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who’s been missing for thirty years. (89% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/blade_runner_2049

Undisputed Classic

Blade Runner – A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator. (90% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/blade_runner

Top Five: Harrison Ford Movies

1987

Baby Boom – The life of super-yuppie J.C. is thrown into turmoil when she inherits a baby from a distant relative. (76% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/baby_boom

Man On Fire – A former CIA agent, John Creasy, is hired as a bodyguard for a girl in Italy, who becomes the daughter he never had. When she is abducted, Creasy’s fiery rage is unleashed, and despite being badly wounded, embarks on a bloody revenge spree. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1013192_man_on_fire

Chuck Berry- Hail! Hail! Hail! Rock’n’Roll – This documentary covers the concert at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri, to celebrate Chuck Berry’s sixtieth birthday, and also discusses his life and career. (85% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/chuck_berry_hail_hail_rock_n_roll

Someone To Watch Over Me – A married New York cop falls for the socialite murder witness he’s been assigned to protect. (76% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/someone_to_watch_over_me

Surrender – A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money. (13% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1020639_surrender

Three O’Clock High – A nerd gets himself in hot water with the new bully, a quiet bad boy who challenges him to fight on the grounds of their high school after the day’s end. (64% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/three_oclock_high

Dancers – A successful aging dancer takes a young female protegee. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/dancers

Lose the Hate

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Coming Attractions/News:

Blade Runner 2049 Trailer
Blade Runner 2049 gets an R Rating

New Movies

Annabelle: Creation – Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle. (69% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/annabelle_creation

Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature – Following the events of the first film, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City’s mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park. (12% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_nut_job_2_nutty_by_nature

The Glass Castle -A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who’s an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children’s imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty. (49% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_glass_castle_2017

Undisputed Classic

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients. (95% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/one_flew_over_the_cuckoos_nest

Top Five: Movies based on memoirs

1987

Disorderlies – Three bumbling orderlies are hired to take care of an old rich man. Humorous mayhem follows. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/disorderlies

No Way Out – A coverup and witchhunt occur after a politician accidentally kills his mistress. (91% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1015218_no_way_out

Can’t Buy Me Love – A nerdy outcast secretly pays the most popular girl in school one thousand dollars to be his girlfriend. (48% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/cant_buy_me_love

The Monster Squad – A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his monsters. (53% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/monster_squad

You Had Me at the Gates of Hell

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Coming Attractions:

Powers Boothe Dies on Josh’s birthday
Michael Parks passed away
A24 trailer for Woodshock and Beguiled (not A24)
Blade Runner 2049 Official Trailer

New Releases:

Snatched
King Arthur
The Wall
Colossal

Top Five Showdown: Warren Beatty vs Dustin Hoffman

Undisputed Classic: Rachel Getting Married, Waitress

1987 – Ishtar, The Gate, The Good Wife

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