Posts tagged Jeff Bridges

The Princess Bride Turns 30

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Coming Attractions/News:

Tomb Raider – Trailer
Cook Off – Trailer
Isle of Dogs – Trailer

New Movies

Kingsman: The Golden Circle – When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman’s journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy. (51% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/kingsman_the_golden_circle

The LEGO Ninjago Movie – Shunned by everyone for being the son of an evil warlord, a teenager seeks to defeat him with the help of his fellow ninjas. (53% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_lego_ninjago_movie

Friend Request – A popular college student graciously accepts a social outcast’s online friend request, but soon finds herself fighting a demonic presence that wants to make her lonely by killing her closest friends. (20% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/friend_request

Stronger – Stronger is the inspiring real life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become a symbol of hope following the infamous 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. (95% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/stronger_2017

Undisputed Classic

When Harry Met Sally – Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship. (89% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/when_harry_met_sally

Top Five: Movies from the Case of The Princess Bride

1987

The Princess Bride – While home sick in bed, a young boy’s grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. (97% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/princess_bride

Best Seller – Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and evidence, while strong forces use any means they can to keep the story untold. (71% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/best_seller

The Big Town – It is 1957. J.C. Cullen is a young man from a small town, with a talent for winning at craps, who leaves for the big city to work as a professional gambler. While there, he breaks the bank at a private craps game at the Gem Club, owned by George Cole, and falls in love with two women, one of them Cole’s wife. Infuriated, Cole wagers everything on the craps table, including the Gem Club itself, and he and Cullen have it out. (57% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1002361_big_town

China Girl – A modern day Romeo & Juliet story is told in New York when an Italian boy and a Chinese girl become lovers, causing a tragic conflict between ethnic gangs. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/china_girl

Real Men – A womanizing CIA agent and an insecure insurance agent are paired together to make sure a deal goes through with aliens for the future of mankind. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/real_men

From a Whisper to a Scream – In a small Tennessee town, an historian relates four horror stories to a reporter. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1015426_offspring

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

#TBT Jeff Bridges on the I Hate Critics Podcast

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So two years ago The Dude himself Jeff Bridges was a guest on the I Hate Critics podcast. This week I’m out of town so our regularly scheduled episode is going to be delayed by a couple of days. In the mean time we thought we’d hold you over with a  re-airing of my interview with Jeff Bridges.

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Hell of High Water Best Movie of the Year

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New Releases:

Don’t Breathe
Mechanic: Resurrection
Hell of High Water
Southside With You
Greater

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Top Five: Musicians who’ve acted

Undisputed Classic: American History X

1986 Shanghai Surprise, Born American

Trailers:

Rings
Manchester by the Sea
My Blind Brother

Jason Bourne First Blood

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New Releases:

Jason Bourne
Bad Moms
Nerve
Can We Take a Joke

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Top Five: Bad Movies that we like

Undisputed Classic: First Blood

1986 Jason Lives, Howard the Duck, Nothing in Common

Trailers:

Hell or High Water
Split
Hacksaw Ridge
The Great Wall

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