Posts tagged Kevin Bacon

Bright Colors and Farts #RemakeBrainDead

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Joker – In Gotham City, mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker. 


The Departed – An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.

New Movies


Dolittle  – A physician discovers that he can talk to animals.


Bad Boys For Life – The Bad Boys Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett are back together for one last ride in the highly anticipated Bad Boys for Life.

Undisputed Classic

Bad Boys –  Two hip detectives protect a witness to a murder while investigating a case of stolen heroin from the evidence storage room from their police precinct.

1990

Tremors – Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one.


Everybody Wins – A seeming good Samaritan (Debra Winger) hires a private detective (Nolte) to prove a teen sitting in prison on a murder charge is innocent. His investigation discovers deep corruption in a Connecticut town and finds the woman isn’t everything she pretends to be.


Streets – The story of runaways living in Venice, California, under the threat of a psychotic cop who is a serial killer of prostitutes.


Brain Dead – In a showdown of man versus machine, Martin plunges into a chaotic nightmare trying to save his mind from the megalomaniacal corporation.
Next Week: The Gentleman & The Turning
Undisputed Classic: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrells
1990: Cinema Paradiso

Hustlers is One of the Best Movies of the Year

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Like a Boss – Trailer
Jexi – Trailer

New Movies


Hustlers – Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.


The Goldfinch – A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy Upper East Side family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


The Fanatic – A rabid film fan stalks his favorite action hero and destroys the star’s life.


Brittany Runs a Marathon – A young woman decides to make positive changes in her life by training for the New York City Marathon.


Official Secrets – The true story of a British whistleblower who leaked information to the press about an illegal NSA spy operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Undisputed Classic

To Die For – A beautiful but naïve aspiring television personality films a documentary on teenagers with a darker ulterior motive.

1989

The Big Picture – Film school grad Nick Chapman thought his career was made after his award winning short film, but discovered Hollywood wasn’t as easy as it seems.


In Country – A young girl whose father died in the Vietnam War becomes determined to find out more about him and his experiences.


Night Game – A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins.


Sea of Love – A detective investigating a series of murders becomes involved with a woman who may be the culprit.


Next Week: Ad Astra, Downton Abbey, Rambo: Last Blood, Game Changers, 3 From Hell

Undisputed Classic: Gosford park
1989: Black Rain, A Dry White Season, Erik the Viking, Queen of Hearts

Avengers Endgame SPOILERS

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Gemini Man
I Spit on Your Grave


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Avengers Endgame – After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to undo Thanos’ actions and restore order to the universe.

Undisputed Classic

The Crow – A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée’s murder.

1989

Criminal Law – A lawyer defends a killer, but soon after he wins, he finds out that the killer is guilty.

K9 – To stop an elusive criminal, a maverick detective enlists the aid of a police dog who’s an unusually intelligent smart alec.


Loverboy – Randy Bodek works as a pizza delivery boy at Senor Pizza to make a few extra bucks. Some customers are special, though: When the order is for a pizza with extra anchovies, it means the female customers are looking for some loving. “Loverboy’s” reputation soon makes him very popular, but when Mom Bodek suddenly feels like some extra anchovies, things are looking grim for young Randy.


Miss Firecracker – Carnelle isn’t happy with her life, so in order to improve herself she enters a local beauty contest, trying to emulate her cousin Elain’s win many years ago. Few think she can win, even her closest friends and relatives (e.g. slightly mad cousin Delmount) think she’s heading for a big disappointment, but Carnelle is ever hopeful, seeing a win as a ticket to escape her small town in Mississippi.


Scandal – Based on the Profumo Scandal of 1963, an affair between an exotic dancer and the Minister of War shakes up the British government.

Fast Food – What would happen if a sex drug ended up in the Secret Sauce of a new burger joint?

The Horror Show – Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends “Meat Cleaver Max” and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas’ family is under attack, his sanity in question, and his house haunted. Aided by a disreputable college professor, can Lucas reclaim his mind, house, and family? Features Lance Henriksen as Lucas McCarthy and Brion James as Max Jenke. One of the few movies featuring these actors as main characters.

Next Week: El Chicano, The Intruder, Long Shot, Uglydolls

Undisputed Classic: The Candidate

Cliché Ghosts and Aliens

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Ant-Man and the Wasp – Trailer

Super Bowl Trailers

The Quiet Place
Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom
Skyscraper
Mission Impossible Fall Out
Avengers Infinity War
Solo

New Movies

Winchester – Eccentric firearm heiress believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.

The Cloverfield Paradox – Orbiting a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis, and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.

Phantom Thread – Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.

Undisputed Classic

Boogie Nights – The story of a young man’s adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

The Last House on the Left – Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one’s birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts.

Top Five – Helen Mirren

1988

The Serpent and the Rainbow – An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies.

She’s Having a Baby – Young newlyweds find out just how unprepared they are for their future together.

The Unbearable Lightness of Being – In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.

By the Eyebrows of John Saxon

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The Florida Project – A24 – Trailer
Tulip Fever – Red Band Trailer
Last Flag Flying – Trailer
Joker stand alone movie produced by Martin Scorsese written by Todd Phillips
Christian Bale in Hostile
TIFF raising money for female film critics
RIP Tobe Hooper

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Leap! – An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house. (37% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/leap

Wind River – An FBI agent teams with a town’s veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation. (85% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/wind_river_2017

Birth of the Dragon – Set against the backdrop of 1960s San Francisco, BIRTH OF THE DRAGON is a modern take on the classic movies that Bruce Lee was known for. It takes its inspiration from the epic and still controversial showdown between an up-and-coming Bruce Lee and kung fu master Wong Jack Man – a battle that gave birth to a legend. (23% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/birth_of_the_dragon

Undisputed Classic

Enter the Dragon – A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover. (95% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/enter_the_dragon

Top Five: Kung Fu Movies

1987

The Fourth Protocol – John Preston is a British agent with the task of preventing the Russians detonating a nuclear explosion next to an American base in the UK. The Russians are hoping this will shatter the ‘special relationship’ between the two countries. (71% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/fourth_protocol

Hamburger Hill – A very realistic interpretation of one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War. (100% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/hamburger_hill

House II: The Second Story – The new owner of a sinister house gets involved with reanimated corpses and demons searching for an ancient Aztec skull with magic powers. (0% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/house_2_the_second_story

Matewan – A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company. (93% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/matewan_a_luta_final

The Rosary Murders – A priest is put in a dilemma when the serial killer who has been murdering priests and nuns confesses to him. (N/A ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/rosary_murders

End of the Line – When the closure of a railway is announced, employees commandeer a locomotive to get to corporate headquarters and confront the president. (60% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/end_of_the_line_1987

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