Posts tagged James Caan

1917, Just Mercy and Our First Times

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Coming Attractions/News:


New Mutants

New Movies


1917 – Two young British soldiers during the First World War are given an impossible mission: deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men, and one of the soldiers’ brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap.


Like A Boss – Two friends with very different ideals start a beauty company together. One is more practical while the other wants to earn her fortune and live a lavish lifestyle.


Just Mercy – World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.


Underwater – A crew of aquatic researchers work to get to safety after an earthquake devastates their subterranean laboratory. But the crew has more than the ocean seabed to fear.

Undisputed Classic

Freebie and the Bean –  San Francisco police detectives Freebie and Bean are determined to bust local crime boss Red Meyers at any cost, even if this means destroying the whole city in the process.

1989

Downtown – Police Officer Alex Kearney works in a rich, plush suburb of Philadelphia. When he stops an important businessman and his story of the incident is not believed, he is sent to work Downtown, the most dangerous, crime-filled precinct in the city. Everyone there is sure that this ‘by the book’, pampered, suburban cop is going to get himself, and whoever is assigned as his partner, killed. Detective Dennis Curren, draws the unfortunate ‘babysitting’ assignment. But when Alex’s best friend is killed investigating a stolen car, Alex throws the book out the window tracking down the killer.


Internal Affairs – An Internal Affairs agent becomes obsessed with bringing down a cop who has managed to maintain a spotless reputation despite being involved in a web of corruption.


Leatherface – A California couple and a survivalist encounter Leatherface and his family.


Ski Patrol – A developer attempts to sabotage the safety record of a ski resort.


Next Week: Bad Boys For Life, Dolittle
Undisputed Classic: Bad Boys
1990: Cinema Paradiso, Tremors, Brain Dead, Everybody Wins, Street

A Star is Born 4 Times

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Coming Attractions/News:
The Mule
The Upside
Aquaman
Mortal Engines

New Movies

Venom – When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego “Venom” to save his life.

Leave No Trace – A father and his thirteen year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon, when a small mistake derails their lives forever.

A Star is Born – A musician helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

Undisputed Classic

A Star is Born – (1937) A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.
(1954) A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.
(1976) A has-been rock star falls in love with a young, up-and-coming songstress.

Top Five – Actors that are Directors

1988

Alien Nation (James Caan, Mandy Patinkin, Terence Stamp): In 1988, Earth makes the first contact with an alien civilization. In 1991, these aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be integrated into human society after three years of quarantine.

Clara’s Heart (Whoopi Goldberg, Neil Patrick Harris): David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who’s hired to be a housekeeper. She and David develop a close bond, opening his eyes and heart to new experiences, and eventually leading to a disturbing secret in Clara’s past.

Imagine- John Lennon (biography/documentary): A biography of the rock music star.

Next Week: First Man, Goosebumps 2, Bad Times at the El Royale, Our Undisputed Classic is The Right Stuff. Our Top Five is Movies About Space.

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,

Three Middle Aged White Men Talk Feminism

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This week we’ve got several new movies. Diane Keaton remade every other movie she’s made over the last ten years with Love the Coopers. Sean wasn’t thrilled. The 33 is a Lifetime like movie that made it to the theaters. It’s pretty good, but it’s not a very gritty story…it’s just warm and fuzzy. Suffragette was an ok that was supposed to be great about the early feminist movement. My All American is a Christian film that also happens to be the best film of the weekend. It’s Rudyesque but the direction is a little amateur. Knock Knock is the new Eli Roth film that is so bad it’s amazing. Keanu Reeves redefines bad acting. It’s actually so bad that it’s good. I Smile Back is the new Sarah Silverman movie. It’s not a comedy what so ever. Silverman is great in it, the movies great. It’ll probably end up on the outside looking in come award season, but that shouldn’t take anything away from this movie.

Suffragette

Top Five this week is Feminist movies.

For our Undisputed Classic this week is “Brian’s Song.”

In 1985 Once Bitten

Our trailers this week are:

Jaco
Finding Dory
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

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