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Star Wars: Episode IX – Penelope Cruise Control

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Coming Attractions/News:


Tenet
Downhill
Saint Maud
Impractical Jokers
Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar
Top Gun Maverick

New Movies


Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker – The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more in the final chapter of the Skywalker saga.


Cats – A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life.


Bombshell – A group of women decide to take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.


The Two Popes – Behind Vatican walls, the conservative Pope Benedict and the liberal future Pope Francis must find common ground to forge a new path for the Catholic Church.

The Uncanny – Wilbur Gray, a horror writer, has stumbled upon a terrible secret, that cats are supernatural creatures who really call the shots. In a desperate attempt to get others to believe him, Wilbur spews three tales of feline horror.

1989

Born on the Fourth of July – The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.


Roger & Me – Director Michael Moore pursues GM CEO Roger B. Smith to confront him about the harm he did to Flint, Michigan with his massive downsizing.


Tango & Cash – Framed by their ruthless arch-nemesis, a mismatched LAPD crime-fighting duo has to put its differences aside to even the score with the evil kingpin who put them behind bars once and for all.


Next Week: Uncut Gems, Spies in Disguise, Little Women
Undisputed Classic: Year in Review
1989: Always, The Puppet Master

The Ten Best Movies of 2017

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Coming Attractions/News:

None

New Movies

The Shape of Water – In a 1960s research facility, Elisa, a mute janitor, forms a relationship with a mysterious aquatic creature.

Molly’s Game – The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.

The Florida Project – Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World.

Last Flag Flying – Thirty years after they served together in Vietnam, a former Navy Corpsman Larry “Doc” Shepherd re-unites with his old buddies, former Marines Sal Nealon and Reverend Richard Mueller, to bury his son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War.

Undisputed Classic

None this week

Top Ten – Movies in 2018

1987

Top Ten 1987 Films

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

Masters of the Universe Needs to Be Remade

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This episode is dedicated to the loving memory of my friend Jeff Kilgard. He was a great friend who passed away earlier this morning unexpectedly. He left behind his wife Shelby and seven year old son. Jeff was the one that saved all of our back catalog. He was a listener of the show, but he was a really great friend and I will miss him.

Coming Attractions/News:

Ethan Hawke up for another Linklater Before film.
Christopher Nolan wanted to shoot Dunkirk without a script
Death Wish – Trailer
Call Me By Your Name – Trailer

New Movies

The Dark Tower – The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the world’s at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black (18% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_dark_tower_2017

Kidnap – A mother stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son. (40% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/kidnap_2017

The Legend of Ben Hall -Ben Hall is drawn back into bushranging by the reappearance of his old friend John Gilbert. Reforming the gang, they soon become the most wanted men in Australian history. (50% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_legend_of_ben_hall

Detroit – Amidst the chaos of the Detroit Rebellion, with the city under curfew and as the Michigan National Guard patrolled the streets, three young African American men were murdered at the Algiers Motel. (87% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/detroit_2017

Undisputed Classic

Nashville – Over the course of a few hectic days, numerous interrelated people prepare for a political convention as secrets and lies are surfaced and revealed. (94% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/nashville

Top Five: Movies with Cities in the Title

1987

Stakeout- Two cops have to observe a woman. One of them falls in love with her. (87% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1019779_stakeout

Masters of the Universe – The heroic warrior He-Man battles against lord Skeletor and his armies of darkness for control of Castle Grayskull. (17% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/masters_of_the_universe

Who’s That Girl – The life of an uptight tax lawyer turns chaotic when he is asked to escort a young woman newly released from prison, who persuades him to help prove her innocence. (23% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/whos_that_girl

Nadine – In 1950s Texas, a woman trying to recover sexy photos of herself and divorce her husband witnesses a murder and uncovers corrupt land dealings. (45% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/nadine

Back to the Beach – Frankie and Annette, having grown up and put aside their beach-partying lifestyle, visit their daughter in Southern California and discover there’s still some wild times left in them. (71% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/back_to_the_beach

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 – Crying in my Dorm Room Alone

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Coming Attractions:

The Dark Tower trailer
The Big Sick Trailer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Releases:

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2
The Dinner

Top Five Showdown: Sylvester Stallone vs Kurt Russell

Undisputed Classic: The Pledge, Peeping Tom, Tango and Cash

1987 – River’s Edge, Gardens of Stone, Hot Pursuit, Prick Up Your Ears,

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