Posts tagged John Lithgow
Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar
Top Gun Maverick
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.
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.
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
Marriage Story – Trailer
Bombshell – Trailer
Lady & the Tramp – Trailer
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.
Zombieland: Double Tap – Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita, and Little Rock move to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family.
Zombieland – A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America.
Gross Anatomy – A smart first-year med student takes nothing seriously, except the pursuit of his Gross Anatomy (human dissection) lab partner. It’s up to her and their teacher to find a way to convince him to take his studies and life seriously.
Next of Kin – Truman, a Chicago cop, sets out to find the killer of his brother. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
Fat Man and Little Boy – This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.
Next Week: Black and Blue, Countdown, Jay & Silent Bob Reboot
Undisputed Classic: Everything Kevin Smith
1989: Dad, Immediate Family, Kill Me Again, Shocker, Worth Winning
Shazam! – We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s case, by shouting out one word – SHAZAM. – this streetwise fourteen-year-old foster kid can turn into the grown-up superhero Shazam.
The Best of Enemies – Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration.
The Mustang – The story of Roman Coleman, a violent convict, who is given the chance to participate in a rehabilitation therapy program involving the training of wild mustangs.
Pet Sematary – Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home.
The Dead Zone – A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic ability.
Pet Sematary – After tragedy strikes, a grieving father discovers an ancient burial ground behind his home with the power to raise the dead.
Major League – The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they’ll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her.
The Dream Team – Four mental patients on a field trip in New York City must save their caring chaperon, who ends up being taken to a hospital in a coma after accidentally witnessing a murder, before the killers can find him and finish the job.
Dead Calm – After a tragedy, John Ingram and his wife Rae are spending some time isolated at sea, when they come across a stranger who has abandoned a sinking ship.
Cyborg – A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
84C MoPic – The title refers to the U.S. Army’s former “MOS” (job code) for a combat cameraman. The story follows a unit of American G.I.s in Vietnam, all with different backgrounds and motives for being there, through the lens of his camera.
Next Week: After, Hellboy, Little, Missing Link
Undisputed Classic: Singles/Almost Famous
The Post – Trailer
Game Night – Trailer
Hostiles – Trailer
Listener emails/tweets/messages – Steve G twitter, Uncle Jeff Website
Daddy’s Home 2 – Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays. (16% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
Murder on the Orient Express – A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish & suspenseful mystery. From the novel by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express tells of thirteen stranded strangers & one man’s race to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again. (58% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/murder_on_the_orient_express_2017
Murder on the Orient Express – In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before. (91% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/murder_on_the_orient_express
Top Five: Movies on Trains
The Running Man – A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show. (63% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/running_man
Siesta – Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she’s killed someone, but isn’t sure, and now she’s wandering the Spanish streets without money or a clear memory. (17% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/siesta
Cross My Heart – A man and a woman go out on a “big” third date. He’s ashamed to admit he just lost his job, and she’s afraid he’ll run away if he finds out that she has a kid. Small lies lead to bigger ones and the night gets crazy very soon. (40% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1004985_cross_my_heart?
Manon of the Spring – A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father’s land caused his death years earlier. (80% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/manon_of_the_spring
Daddy’s Home 2
Lord & Miller Exit Han Solo Film
Daniel Day Lewis Retires?
Transformers 5 – The Last Night – Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. (15% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
Airplane! – A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick. (97% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/airplane
Spaceballs – Planet Spaceballs’ President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia’s abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them. (54% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/spaceballs
Dragnet – The equally-straight-laced and “by the book” nephew of Joe Friday must work with his more laid-back partner to solve a mystery. (48% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1006250_dragnet
Full Metal Jacket – A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue. (95% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/full_metal_jacket
Jean De Florette – A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell. (100% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/jean_de_florette