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Do The Right Thing Turns 30

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Coming Attractions/News:

Charlie’s Angels – Trailer
The Good Liar – Trailer
Midway – Trailer
The Peanut Butter Falcon

New Movies


Annabelle Comes Home – While babysitting the daughter of Ed and Lorraine Warren, a teenager and her friend unknowingly awaken an evil spirit trapped in a doll.

Yesterday – A struggling musician realizes he’s the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatlesafter waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.

Undisputed Classic

Yellow Submarine – The Beatles agree to accompany Captain Fred in his Yellow Submarine and go to Pepperland to free it from the music hating Blue Meanies.

1989

Do The Right Thing – On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone’s hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.


The Karate Kid III – Ostracised villain John Kreese attempts to gain revenge on Daniel and Miyagi, with the help of a Vietnam War comrade, the wealthy owner of a toxic waste disposal business.


Far From Home – A teenage girl and her father driving cross-country become stranded when their car runs out of gas in a remote Nevada desert town and they’re forced to stay in a dilapidated trailer park where a serial killer lurks.


Great Balls of Fire – The life and career of wildly controversial rock ‘n’ roll star Jerry Lee Lewis.


Next Week: Spider-Man Far From Home & Midsommar

Undisputed Classic: The Virgin Spings
1989: Lethal Weapon 2, Weekend at Bernies, Shag, Haunted Summer, Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills

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.

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