Posts tagged Meryl Streep

RIP Stan Lee

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RIP Stan Lee

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Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch – A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.

The Girl in the Spider’s Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story – Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.

Overlord – A little squad of American soldiers find horror behind enemy lines on the eve of D-Day.

Beautiful Boy – Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.

Undisputed Classic

Ray – The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.

Top Five – Foreign Films

1988

Child’s Play – A single mother gives her son a much sought-after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.

A Cry In the Dark – A mother whose child was killed in a Dingo attack in the Australian outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.

Ernest Saves Christmas – Ernest helps Santa Claus as he searches for his successor.

Iron Eagle II (: General Chappy Sinclair assembles a joint U.S.- Soviet strike team to take out a rogue middle eastern nuclear base.

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (): Pepas’s lover, Iván, leaves her and she tries to contact him to find out why he’s left. In her search for Iván, she confronts his wife and son, who are as clueless as she is.

Split Decisions – When a boxer is killed because he wouldn’t take a dive, his brother tries to find a way to avenge him even if only symbolically.

Far North – After generations of being apart, an accident brings a family back together and they begin to cope with their original issues.

Next Week: Widows, Fantastic Beasts 2, Instant Family, Our Undisputed Classic is Bonnie and Clyde, and our Top Five is Movies You’re Thankful For

Sorry to Bother You

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Coming Attractions/News:
Aquaman
Shazam
Godzilla: King of Monsters
Support the Girls
Glass
Second Act
James Gunn Fired from Guardians 3

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The Equalizer 2 – Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again – Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie learns about her mother’s past while pregnant herself.

You Were Never Really Here – A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe’s nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

Sorry to Bother You – In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a macabre universe.

Undisputed Classic

Children of Men – In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

Top Five – Male Action Stars You Can Beat Up

Undisputed Classic

Children of Men – In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

1988

Midnight Run (Robert DeNiro, Charles Grodin): An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the F.B.I., and the Mafia after jumping bail.

Caddyshack II (Jackie Mason, Robert Stack, Dyan Cannon): When a crass new-money tycoon’s membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.

Big Top Pee-Wee (Paul Reubens, Penelope Ann Miller): Pee-wee Herman is now a small-town farmer with a fiancée, but when a traveling circus comes to town, he finds himself falling for the trapeze artist.

Next Week: Teen Titans Go! To the Movies, Mission: Impossible 6. Our Undisputed Classic is Born on the Fourth of July and our Top Five is Tom Cruise movies

The Post was Good? Phenomenal? Ok?

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Coming Attractions/News:

Black Panther – Trailer
Tully – Trailer
You Were Never Really Here – Trailer

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The Post – A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government.

The Commuter – A businessman is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home.

Paddington 2 – Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.

Proud Mary – Mary (Taraji P. Henson) is a hitwoman working for an organized crime family in Boston. Mary’s life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes awry.

Undisputed Classic

Foxy Brown – A voluptuous black woman takes a job as a high-class prostitute in order to get revenge on the mobsters who murdered her boyfriend.

Top Five – Movies Named After Songs

1988

The Couch Trip – The escaped delinquent John W. Burns, Jr. replaces Dr. Maitlin on a radio show, saying he’s the psychiatrist Lawrence Baird. His tactless radio show is a hit, and he becomes very popular. But then Dr. Maitlin meets the real Dr. Lawrence Baird at a congress in London…

For Keeps? – After she gets pregnant, a teenage girl must decide whether she should keep the baby or not.

Return of the Living Dead 2 – Curious kids unearth the barrels that helped revive the dead of the first film, which proves the second time’s an undead charm.

Rent-A-Cop – When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in on the drug agents and the drug dealers. She gets rescued by vice cop Church who is accused of staging the aborted bust. Ex-ballplayer turned drug dealer Roger is in tight with corrupt vice cops and their superiors And the fireworks start popping.

The Last Jedi SUCKSeeds

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Coming Attractions/News:

Annihilation – Trailer
The 15:17 to Paris – Trailer
Every Day – Trailer

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order. (93% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/star_wars_the_last_jedi

Ferdinand – After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. (73% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/ferdinand

Undisputed Classic

Brick – A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend. (80% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/brick

Top Five: Star War Movies

1987

Broadcast News – Take two rival television reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one Producer, female. Mix well, and watch the sparks fly. (98% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/broadcast_news

Ironweed – An alcoholic drifter spends Halloween in his home town of Albany, New York after returning there for the first time in decades. (62% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/ironweed

Eddie Murphy Raw – Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women. (81% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/eddie_murphy_raw

Overboard – A cruel but beautiful heiress screws over a hired carpenter, who later is the first one to find her when she gets amnesia. Looking for a little revenge he convinces her that she’s his wife. (46% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/overboard

Moonstruck – Loretta Castorini, a book keeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry. (92% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/moonstruck

The Dead – Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend an early January dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them. Based on the James Joyce novel. (93% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_dead

*batteris not included – Apartment block tenants seek the aid of alien mechanical life-forms to save their building from demolition. (60% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/batteries_not_included

Leonard Part 6 – A secret agent is called out of retirement to save the world from an evil genius. (6% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/leonard_part_6?

Murder on the Orient Express

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Coming Attractions/News:

The Post – Trailer
Game Night – Trailer
Hostiles – Trailer

Listener emails/tweets/messages – Steve G twitter, Uncle Jeff Website

New Movies

Daddy’s Home 2 – Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays. (16% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/daddys_home_2

Murder on the Orient Express – A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish & suspenseful mystery. From the novel by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express tells of thirteen stranded strangers & one man’s race to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again. (58% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/murder_on_the_orient_express_2017

Murder On The Orient Express by Agatha Christie, 1975, 1970s, UKmurder mystery novels. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO MERCHANDISING/NO ALTERATION. Credit to: Advertising Archive/Courtesy Everett Collection (30550863)

Undisputed Classic

Murder on the Orient Express – In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before. (91% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/murder_on_the_orient_express

Top Five: Movies on Trains

1987

The Running Man – A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show. (63% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/running_man

Siesta – Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she’s killed someone, but isn’t sure, and now she’s wandering the Spanish streets without money or a clear memory. (17% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/siesta

Cross My Heart – A man and a woman go out on a “big” third date. He’s ashamed to admit he just lost his job, and she’s afraid he’ll run away if he finds out that she has a kid. Small lies lead to bigger ones and the night gets crazy very soon. (40% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1004985_cross_my_heart?

Manon of the Spring – A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father’s land caused his death years earlier. (80% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/manon_of_the_spring

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