Posts tagged Kevin Costner
Which Avenger is gonna die
The Curse of La Llorona – Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker and her own small kids are soon drawn into a frightening supernatural realm.
Breakthrough – When her 14-year-old son drowns in a lake, a faithful mother prays for him to come back from the brink of death and be healed.
Teen Spirit – Violet is a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition. Driven by a pop-fueled soundtrack, Teen Spirit is a visceral and stylish spin on the Cinderella story.
Daddy Issues – Maya, a queer pixie artist, meets and falls madly in love with her insta-crush: the sexually fluid fashionista, Jasmine. It’s all gumdrops and fairytales until Maya discovers Jasmine’s passionate relationship with a secret sugar daddy.
The Stratton Story – Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms.
Field of Dreams – An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come.
Red Scorpion – A Soviet Special Forces soldier is sent on a mission to infiltrate an African rebel army and assassinate its leader, but the war machine they trained starts to think for himself.
See You In the Morning – Three years after his divorce from his model-wife is the psychologist Larry Livingstone ready for a new commitment. He falls in love with the young widow Beth who has two children. But Beth and the children are still in mourning over their dead husband and father and Larry finds it a bit difficult to penetrate their reservations. Larry himself has to deal with his ex-wife and his love for his own two kids. Slowly both Beth and the children realise that they have to go on with their lives and that they have been giving a second chance.
Speed Zone – An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan’s car is not in this one, but many new cars make up for that. Who will win? Who will crash? Who will not even finish? Sit down and buckle up for the ride of your life.
Checking Out – A famed stage actor reunites his family for a party, and plans to commit suicide after-wards, unless they are able to convince him not to.
Next Week: Avengers EndGame,
Undisputed Classic: The Crow
Annabelle Comes Home
Dora and the Lost City of Gold
The Dead Don’t Die
Dumbo – A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.
The Beach Bum – A rebellious stoner named Moondog lives life by his own rules.
Gloria Bell – A free-spirited woman in her 50s seeks out love at L.A. dance clubs.
The Highwaymen – A pair of Texas Rangers come out of retirement to catch the infamous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde.
Dumbo – Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential.
Crusoe – Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.
Heathers – In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, an intelligent teen teams up with a dark sociopath in a plot to kill the cool kids.
Sing – A teen film about an Italian punk forced to work with an innocent Jewish girl.
Next Week: Pet Semetary, Best of Enemies, Shazam
Undisputed Classic: Dead Zone
The Lion King
Creed 2 – Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, light heavyweight contender Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, son of Ivan Drago.
Ralph Wrecks the Internet – Six years after the events of “Wreck-It Ralph,” Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a WI-FI router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure.
Robin Hood – A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown in a thrilling action-adventure packed with gritty battlefield exploits, mind-blowing fight choreography, and a timeless romance.
Green Book – A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.
The Front Runner – American Senator Gary Hart’s presidential campaign in 1988 is derailed when he’s caught in a scandalous love affair.
Can You Ever Forgive Me – When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception. An adaptation of the memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel.
Stripes – Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun.
Top Five – John C. Reilly
Scrooged – A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.
Cocoon: The Return – The old age pensioners that left at the end of the first film come back to earth to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the planet where no-one grows old, or will they be tempted to stay back on earth?
Hanna’s War – During WW2 Hanna Szenes, a Hungarian Jew living in British Palestine, volunteers to go behind enemy lines to rescue Jews from deportation to death camps.
Full Moon In Blue Water – In Texas, Floyd is the owner of a decadent bar nearby the coast. He misses his wife Dorothy, who disappeared one year ago, and does not pay attention to the business, giving credit to everybody. His senile father-in-law The General lives with him demanding care. He has two employees, the former inmate of a mental institution Jimmy and the spinster Louise that has a love affair with him and has offered her saving to become his partner.
Buster – This movie is based on the story of Buster Edwards, one of the thieves involved in “The Great Train Robbery” of 1963.
Next Week: Possession of Hannah Grace, Boy Erased, Mirai.
Undisputed Classic – The Last Exorcism
Movie Fight: The Last Exorcism vs The Exorcist
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.
Blade Runner 2049 Trailer
Blade Runner 2049 gets an R Rating
Annabelle: Creation – Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle. (69% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature – Following the events of the first film, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City’s mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park. (12% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_nut_job_2_nutty_by_nature
The Glass Castle -A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who’s an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children’s imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty. (49% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_glass_castle_2017
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients. (95% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/one_flew_over_the_cuckoos_nest
Top Five: Movies based on memoirs
Disorderlies – Three bumbling orderlies are hired to take care of an old rich man. Humorous mayhem follows. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/disorderlies
No Way Out – A coverup and witchhunt occur after a politician accidentally kills his mistress. (91% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1015218_no_way_out
Can’t Buy Me Love – A nerdy outcast secretly pays the most popular girl in school one thousand dollars to be his girlfriend. (48% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/cant_buy_me_love
The Monster Squad – A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his monsters. (53% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/monster_squad