Posts tagged Kumail Nanjiani

Travis Bickle: The Undecided Voter

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Coming Attractions/News:

It 2 – Trailer
Top Gun: Maverick – Trailer
Cats – Trailer
3 From Hell – Trailer
Method Madness – Trailer
Jay & Silent Bob Reboot – Trailer

New Movies


The Lion King – After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

Crawl – A young woman, while attempting to save her father during a category 5 hurricane, finds herself trapped in a flooding house and must fight for her life against alligators.


Stuber – A detective recruits his Uber driver into an unexpected night of adventure.


The Art of Self-Defense – A man is attacked at random on the street. He enlists at a local dojo, led by a charismatic and mysterious sensei, in an effort to learn how to defend himself.

Undisputed Classic

Taxi Driver – A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.

1989

When Harry Met Sally – Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.

UHF – An unemployed visionary becomes the manager of a local public station. The station becomes a success, with all sorts of hilarious sight gags and wacky humor.

Licence to Kill – James Bond goes rogue and sets off to unleash vengeance on a drug lord who tortured his best friend, a C.I.A. Agent, and left him for dead and murdered his bride after he helped capture him.

Eat a Bowl of Tea – A study in culture bridging, including … a new US-born husband, trying to work within the traditional ways, a new China-born wife, eager to join the “dream” of America, two family-minded fathers, lots of gender-related social bifurcations.


Next Week: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Undisputed Classic: All Things Tarantino
1989: Babar the Movie, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Friday the 13th VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan, Turner and Hooch 

Get Off of Shaft’s Lawn

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Coming Attractions/News:

Banana Splits Movie
Doctor Sleep
3 From Hell

New Movies


Men In Black: International – The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.     

Shaft – John Shaft Jr., a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, enlists his family’s help to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death.    


Late Night – A late-night talk-show host suspects that she may soon lose her long-running show.

The Dead Don’t Die – The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.

Murder Mystery – A New York cop and his wife go on a European vacation to reinvigorate the spark in their marriage, but end up getting framed and on the run for the death of an elderly billionaire.

Undisputed Classic

Shaft – Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.    

I’m Gonna Git You Sucka – In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.

1989

Ghostbusters 2- The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.


Next Week: Toy Story 4, Child’s Play, AnnaUndisputed Classic: Toy Story      1989: Batman, Honey I Shrunk the Kids

James Franco’s The Room & Peaches

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Coming Attractions/News:

Flower – Trailer
Permission – Trailer

New Movies

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter’s murder when they fail to catch the culprit. (94% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/three_billboards_outside_ebbing_missouri

Call Me By Your Name – In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen year-old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father’s research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape. (98% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/call_me_by_your_name

The Disaster Artist – When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true. (95% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_disaster_artist

Undisputed Classic

The Room – Johnny is a successful banker who lives happily in a San Francisco townhouse with his fiancée, Lisa. One day, inexplicably, she gets bored with him and decides to seduce his best friend, Mark. From there, nothing will be the same again. (26% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_room_1998

Top Five: James Franco Movies

Catch Up

The Big Sick – Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family’s expectations, and his true feelings. (98% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/search/?search=The%20Big%20Sick

Get Out – It’s time for a young African American to meet with his white girlfriend’s parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare. (99% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/get_out

American Made – The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair. (87% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/american_made_2017

The Big Sick – Best Movie This Year?

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Coming Attractions/News:

American Made – Trailer
A Wrinkle in Time – Trailer
American Satan – Trailer
Star Wars at D23

New Movies

War for the Planet of the Apes – After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. (95% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/war_for_the_planet_of_the_apes

The Big Sick – A couple deals with their cultural differences as their relationship grows. (97% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_big_sick

The Book of Henry – With instructions from her genius son’s carefully crafted notebook, a single mother sets out to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather. (23% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_book_of_henry

Song to Song – Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas. (43% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/song_to_song

Undisputed Classic

Planet of the Apes – An astronaut crew crash-lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved. (90% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1016397_planet_of_the_apes

Defend It

Basic Instinct – A violent, suspended police detective investigates a brutal murder, in which a manipulative and seductive woman could be involved. (53% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/basic_instinct

1987

RoboCop – In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories. (88% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1017712_robocop

Nowhere to Hide – Marine officer Rob Cutter and his wife Barbara have a son named Johnny. Rob discovers that two newly delivered helicopters in his squadron have crashed because a defective part, a C-ring, has been made of a weaker, less expensive alloy. Before Rob can go public with this, Rob is killed on the orders of corrupt General Howard, who did not want Rob to go public with the defective part. Howard believes that Barbara, who is also a marine, now has the part, so Howard and his henchmen set out to kill Barbara and Johnny and get the part, but Howard is underestimating what Barbara is willing to do to protect Johnny. (N/A ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1015322_nowhere_to_hide

Jaws: The Revenge – The rising college nerds set out to a convention in Florida, but are not welcomed by the Alpha Beta representatives. (0% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/jaws_the_revenge

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 – Crying in my Dorm Room Alone

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Coming Attractions:

The Dark Tower trailer
The Big Sick Trailer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Releases:

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2
The Dinner

Top Five Showdown: Sylvester Stallone vs Kurt Russell

Undisputed Classic: The Pledge, Peeping Tom, Tango and Cash

1987 – River’s Edge, Gardens of Stone, Hot Pursuit, Prick Up Your Ears,

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