Posts tagged James Cameron
Terminator: Dark Fate
Once Upon A Time in Hollywood
The Art of Self Defense
Aladdin – A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.
Brightburn – What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?
Booksmart – On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.
Superbad – Two co-dependent high school seniors are forced to deal with separation anxiety after their plan to stage a booze-soaked party goes awry.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade – In 1938, after his father Professor Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, Professor Henry “Indiana” Jones, Jr. finds himself up against Adolf Hitler‘s Nazis again to stop them from obtaining its powers.
Pink Cadillac – Skip tracer Tommy looks for bail-jumper Lou Ann. Her crime is marrying Roy, who left counterfeit money in their mobile home and got her arrested. She leaves Roy in his pink Cadillac full of money. His psycho friends want their money back.
Next Week: Godzilla 2, Ma, RocketmanUndisputed Classic: Tommy 1989: Dead Poets Society, No Holds Barred, Vampire’s Kiss, Renegades, My Mom’s a Werewolf
Alita Battle Angel
Teen Titans Go! To The Movies – A villain’s maniacal plan for world domination sidetracks five teenage superheroes who dream of Hollywood stardom.
Three Identical Strangers – In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they’re triplets who were separated at birth. Then they discover why.
Mission: Impossible Fallout – Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong.
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.
Top Five – Tom Cruise Films
Cocktail (Tom Cruise, Elisabeth Shue): A talented New York City bartender takes a job at a bar in Jamaica and falls in love.
Monkey Shines (Jason Beghe, Kate McNeil, George Romero): A quadriplegic man has a trained monkey help him with his paralysis, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master.
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (Tami Erin): After her father’s ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso, and monkey, Mr. Nilsson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood children to be haunted. Soon, two children, Tommy and Annika, venture into the house only to meet up with Pippi. The three soon become friends and get into various adventures together, including cleaning the floor with scrubbing shoes, dodging the “splunks”, going down a river in barrels, and helping Pippi with the problem of having to go to a children’s home. Older children will probably get the most out of this movie.
Next Week: The Darkest Minds, Disney’s Christopher Robin, The Spy Who Dumped Me, Eighth Grade. Our Classic is The Blob and our Top Five Female Duos
Terminator 2 in 3D
Up and coming director Trey Edward Shults wants to make a Kanye biopic.
Blind – A novelist blinded in a car crash which killed his wife rediscovers his passion for both life and writing when he embarks on an affair with the neglected wife of an indicted businessman. (N/A ROTTEN TOMATOES)
Spider-Man: Homecoming – Several months after the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man as a new threat, the Vulture, emerges. (93% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/spider_man_homecoming
Top Five – Michael Keaton Roles
Night Shift – A morgue attendant is talked into running a brothel at his workplace after a deceased pimp is sent there. However, the pimp’s killers don’t look too kindly on this new ‘business’, nor does the morgue’s owner. (95% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/night_shift
The Squeeze – A mysterious black box spells danger to a con man and female detective. (17% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1019743_squeeze
Maid to Order – Spoiled Jessie Montgomery, whose wild behavior and spending excesses cause her well-meaning but exasperated millionaire father Charles to wish he never had her, is visited by fairy godmother Stella. In an effort to save Jessie, Stella casts a spell which causes Charles to no longer have a daughter. Jessie, now penniless and without a friend, must take a maid’s job to earn a living, and hopefully to learn her lesson… (36% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/maid_to_order
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise – The rising college nerds set out to a convention in Florida, but are not welcomed by the Alpha Beta representatives. (7% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/revenge_of_the_nerds_ii_nerds_in_paradise
White Water Summer – The story of a shy boy who gets convinced by his parents to spend a few summer days in the mountains. So, he joins a group, and the vacation begins. Unfortunately, things turn out to be a little tough for our small friend. (29% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/white_water_summer
Aliens turns 30 this week and the new Ghostbusters comes out. So we’ve decide that we’re going to take a look back on the four Alien films and the original 2 Ghostbuster films.
Do the movies hold up? Are they classics? How will they fare in our Flickchart challenge.
Welcome to this weeks episode of the I Hate Critics Podcast. This week we talk about The Forest and The Revenant. One of these is a throw away January release, the other just won the Golden Globe for Best Drama. The Revenant is a real masterpiece that is one of the hardest films to watch. Not in a Eli Roth or Rob Zombie I need to take a shower after seeing this way, but more in a being punched all over your body for three hours until it stops. It’s exhausting and it’s painful, but it’s worth it.
Our Top Five this week is movies featuring either Leonardo DiCaprio or Tom Hardy. We talk about Inception, The Revenant, The Departed, Locke, Bronson, Django, Mad Max Fury Road, The Dark Knight Rises and more.
In 1986 Black Moon Rising Came out.
The Conjuring 2
Free State of Jones
Elvis & Nixon