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Mandy, Predator, A Simple Favor and The Maltese Falcon

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Coming Attractions/News:
Henry Cavill fired as Superman
Captive State

New Movies

The Predator – When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe’s most lethal hunters’ return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race.

White Boy Rick – The story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.

Mandy – Mandy is set in the primal wilderness of 1983 where Red Miller, a broken and haunted man hunts an unhinged religious sect who slaughtered the love of his life.

A Simple Favor – A SIMPLE FAVOR, directed by Paul Feig, centers around Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), a mommy blogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily’s (Blake Lively) sudden disappearance from their small town.

Undisputed Classic

The Maltese Falcon – A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.

Top Five – Action Movies

1988

Seven Hours of Judgement – A distraught husband kidnaps the judge who freed his wife’s killers on insufficient evidence. He gives him seven hours to find evidence that will put them away, or he’ll kill his wife.

Next Week: Farenheit 11/9, The House with a Clock in its Walls, Life Itself. Undisputed Classic: Galaxy Quest, Top Five Sigourney Weaver roles

Never Go Full Nic Cage

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Coming Attractions/News:

Adrift – Final Trailer
Robin Hood – Trailer
A Simple Favor – Trailer
Rambo V is happening
He-Man and Skeletor will be brothers in the upcoming Masters of the Universe movie

New Movies

Overboard – A spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee.

Tully – A mother of three hires a night nanny to help with her newborn.

Bad Samaritan – A pair of burglars stumble upon a woman being held captive in a home they intended to rob.

Undisputed Classic
Juno – Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child.

Top Five – Movies that Reference Star Wars

1988

Stormy Monday – A crooked American businessman tries to push the shady influential owner of a nightclub in Newcastle, England to sell him the club. The club’s new employee and the American’s ex lover fall in love and inadvertently stir the pot.

Dead Heat – Two policemen are brought back to life to chase down supernatural criminals.

Judgement in Berlin – American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.

Salsa – Fatherless barrio Puertorican Rico is a menial car mechanic by day, but lives for the nights, when he dances and dates hot dancing girls, cockily convinced the title of Salsa king in fancy nightclub La Luna’s upcoming contest is to be his. He encourages his best friend, courteous gentleman Ken, to date his sister Margarita so he gets a free hand with her flirtatious classmate Lola. The reigning salsa queen Luna’s interest in Ruco as dance-partner threatens his on-off relationship with Vicki. More jealous trouble follows when Ken and Margarita fall in true love.

Shakedown – A legal attorney and renegade cop team up to stop a corrupt cop.

Next Week: Breaking In, Life of the Party. Our Undisputed Classic is Mean Girls and our Top Five is top five movies you thought you’d hate but ended up liking.

Rampage & Friday the 13th

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Coming Attractions/News:

Hot Summer Nights – Trailer
Dark Crimes – Trailer
Hotel Artemis – Trailer
An Evening With Kevin Smith

New Movies

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.

Undisputed Classic

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

1988

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.

Bonus Christmas Episode 2017

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Event Horizon – A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned…with someone or something new on-board.

Martyrs – A young woman’s quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.

Clerks 2 – A calamity at Dante and Randal’s shops sends them looking for new horizons – but they ultimately settle at the fast food empire Mooby’s.

A Good Year – A British investment broker inherits his uncle’s chateau and vineyard in Provence, where he spent much of his childhood. He discovers a new laid-back lifestyle as he tries to renovate the estate to be sold.

The Dirty Dozen – During World War II, a rebellious U.S. Army Major is assigned a dozen convicted murderers to train and lead them into a mass assassination mission of German officers.

Westworld – A robot malfunction creates havoc and terror for unsuspecting vacationers at a futuristic, adult-themed amusement park.

Breaking Josh

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Coming Attractions:

Good Time Trailer from A24
RIP Roger Moore
RIP Lisa Spoonhauer
Bob and Sean Break Josh

New Releases:

Baywatch
Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales

Top Five: Movie Pirates

Undisputed Classic: Mutiny on the Bounty, You Me and Everyone We Know

1987 – Summer Heat

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