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Promising Young Women
In the Heights
Jumanji: The Next Level – In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to rescue one of their own, the players will have to brave parts unknown from arid deserts to snowy mountains, to escape the world’s most dangerous game.
Richard Jewell – American security guard Richard Jewell (Paul Walter Hauser) saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is vilified by journalists and the press who falsely report that he was a terrorist.
Black Christmas – A group of female students are stalked by a stranger during their Christmas break. That is until the young sorority pledges discover that the killer is part of an underground college conspiracy.
Driving Miss Daisy – An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.
The Wizard – A boy and his brother run away from home and hitch cross country with the help of a girl they meet to compete in the ultimate video game championship.
We’re No Angels – Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Enemies: A Love Story – A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.
Glory – Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War’s first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates.
Family Business – An ex professor offers Adam $1,000,000 to “get” some plasma from a high tech company’s lab. Adam asks his criminal grandpa for help. Can the 2 convince Adam’s now honest dad to join?Let us see what happens.
Next Week: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Cats, Bombshell
Undisputed Classic: The Uncanny
1989: Born on the 4th of July, Roger & Me
No Time to Die
Dark Waters – A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.
Honey Boy – A young actor’s stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father and deal with his mental health.
Waves – Traces the journey of a suburban family – led by a well-intentioned but domineering father – as they navigate love, forgiveness, and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire – On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
The Report – Idealistic Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, tasked by his boss to lead an investigation into the CIA’s post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program, uncovers shocking secrets.
Marriage Story – Noah Baumbach’s incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf – A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use their young houseguests to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other over the course of a distressing night.
She-Devil – A surprisingly resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.
Triumph of the Spirit – Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amusement of his captors. His father and brother were also held as insurance that he would continue to fight.
The War of the Roses – A married couple try everything to get each other to leave the house in a vicious divorce battle.
Next Week: Richard Jewell, Jumanji: Next Level, Black Christmas, Bombshell, Uncut Gems,
Undisputed Classic: Driving Miss Daisy
1989: Driving Miss Daisy, Blaze, The Wizard, We’re No Angels, Enemies: A Love Story, Glory, Family Business,
The Best of Enemies
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween – Two young friends find a magic book that brings a ventriloquist’s dummy to life.
Collette – Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.
Bad Times at the El Royale – Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption – before everything goes to hell.
First Man – A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
The Right Stuff – The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.
Top Five – Space Movies
The Accused (Jodie Foster, Kelly McGillis, Jonathan Kaplan): After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.
Pumpkinhead (Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, Stan Winston): After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers.
Night of the Demons: Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell.
Madame Sousatzka (Shirley MacLaine, John Schlesinger): Renowned Russian piano teacher Irina Sousatzka gets a new student – Bengali piano prodigy Manek. They are both immigrants in the UK and bond quickly. When Manek’s single mother’s business fails, he must make a career decision.
Another Woman (Mia Farrow, Woody Allen): Facing a mid-life crisis, a woman rents an apartment next to a psychiatrist’s office to write a new book, only to become drawn to the plight of a pregnant woman seeking that doctor’s help.
Next Week: Halloween, The Hate U GIve, Undisputed Classic: Dawn of the Dead, Top Five Horror Movies
First Look at Wonder Woman Part 2
Incredibles 2 – Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world.
Tag – A small group of former classmates organize an elaborate, annual game of tag that requires some to travel all over the country.
SuperFly – With his sights set on retiring, a successful young drug dealer sets up one last big deal.
SuperFly – The daily routine of cocaine dealer Priest who wants to score one more super deal and retire.
Top Five – Animated SuperHero Films
Bull Durham (Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins): A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him.
The Great Outdoors (John Candy, Dan Aykroyd): A Chicago man’s hope for a peaceful family vacation in the woods is shattered when the annoying in-laws drop in.
Red Heat (Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Belushi, Walter Hill): A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.
Waxwork (Zach Galligan, Deborah Foreman, David Warner): A wax museum owner uses his horror exhibits to unleash evil on the world.
Next Week: Jurassic World, Cujo, Top Five Animals that are Monsters.
Hot Summer Nights – Trailer
Dark Crimes – Trailer
Hotel Artemis – Trailer
An Evening With Kevin Smith
Rampage – When three different animals become infected with a dangerous pathogen, a primatologist and a geneticist team up to stop them from destroying Chicago.
Truth or Dare – A harmless game of Truth or Dare among friends turns deadly when someone — or something — begins to punish those who tell a lie or refuse the dare.
Isle of Dogs – Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy’s odyssey in search of his lost dog.
Beirut – Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives must send a former U.S. diplomat to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.
Friday the 13th – A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child’s drowning.
Top Five – Friday the 13th Movies
1) Colors (Robert Duvall, Sean Penn, directed by Dennis Hopper): An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.
2) Return To Snowy River (Tom Burlinson, Brian Dennehy): Young Jim Craig returns to his home in the Australian high country. He finds that things are not as he left them – his girlfriend is being pursued by another man, and her father doesn’t want Jim back into her life.
3) Aria (Theresa Russell, John Hurt): Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner), and is an interpretation of the particular aria.
4) The Moderns (Keith Carradine, Linda Fiorentino): A struggling artist is hired to forge paintings, causing him to cross paths with his ex-wife and her powerful new husband.
5) Plain Clothes (Arliss Howard, Suzy Amis): To prove his brother’s innocence, undercover officer Nick enrolls in high school again, dealing with crushes, bullies, humiliations, popularity swings, and quirky teachers and staff to find the real murderer.