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1917, Just Mercy and Our First Times

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New Mutants

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1917 – Two young British soldiers during the First World War are given an impossible mission: deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men, and one of the soldiers’ brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap.


Like A Boss – Two friends with very different ideals start a beauty company together. One is more practical while the other wants to earn her fortune and live a lavish lifestyle.


Just Mercy – World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.


Underwater – A crew of aquatic researchers work to get to safety after an earthquake devastates their subterranean laboratory. But the crew has more than the ocean seabed to fear.

Undisputed Classic

Freebie and the Bean –  San Francisco police detectives Freebie and Bean are determined to bust local crime boss Red Meyers at any cost, even if this means destroying the whole city in the process.

1989

Downtown – Police Officer Alex Kearney works in a rich, plush suburb of Philadelphia. When he stops an important businessman and his story of the incident is not believed, he is sent to work Downtown, the most dangerous, crime-filled precinct in the city. Everyone there is sure that this ‘by the book’, pampered, suburban cop is going to get himself, and whoever is assigned as his partner, killed. Detective Dennis Curren, draws the unfortunate ‘babysitting’ assignment. But when Alex’s best friend is killed investigating a stolen car, Alex throws the book out the window tracking down the killer.


Internal Affairs – An Internal Affairs agent becomes obsessed with bringing down a cop who has managed to maintain a spotless reputation despite being involved in a web of corruption.


Leatherface – A California couple and a survivalist encounter Leatherface and his family.


Ski Patrol – A developer attempts to sabotage the safety record of a ski resort.


Next Week: Bad Boys For Life, Dolittle
Undisputed Classic: Bad Boys
1990: Cinema Paradiso, Tremors, Brain Dead, Everybody Wins, Street

It: Chapter Two, Hop On One At a Time

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Between Two Ferns – Trailer
Waves – Trailer
Just Mercy – Trailer
JoJo Rabbit – Trailer
Bad Boys For Life – Trailer

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It: Chapter Two – Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.


Salo – In World War II Italy, four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to one hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture.

Undisputed Classic

Notorious – A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?

1989

Kickboxer – Kurt Sloane must learn the ancient kick boxing art of Muay Thai in order to avenge his brother.


Cage – A GI in Vietnam saves his buddy’s life, but in the process is shot in the head. The injury results in brain damage to the point where he basically has a child’s brain in a (very large) man’s body. When they get out of the army the two open up a bar together, but some local gangsters make things tough for them after they refuse to take part in brutal “cage” matches where fighters battle to the point of serious injury and/or death.


Next Week: The Goldfinch, Hustlers

Undisputed Classic: To Die For
1989: The Big Picture, In Country, Night Game, Sea of Love

Creed 2: Ralph Wrecks the Internet

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The Lion King

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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.

Undisputed Classic

Stripes – Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun.

Top Five – John C. Reilly

1988

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

Critics Go to Hell

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Creed 2
Rocket Man

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Night School – A group of troublemakers are forced to attend night school in hope that they’ll pass the GED exam to finish high school.

Smallfoot – A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as “humans” really do exist.

Slice – When a pizza delivery driver is murdered on the job, the city searches for someone to blame: ghosts? drug dealers? a disgraced werewolf?

Hell Fest – A masked serial killer turns a horror themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show.

Undisputed Classic

From Hell – In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper.

Top Five – Movie Hells

1988

Punchline (Tom Hanks, Sally Field): Steven Gold is a stand-up comedian who is flat broke and has recently dropped out of medical school. He and several others work regularly at the Gas Station, a New York comedy club. The wages are lousy and everybody hopes for the big break. Lilah Krytsick is housewife with an ambition to be a stand-up comedian, however she doesnt seem to have the talent. Steven takes her under his wings and teaches her the art of comedy and humour.

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (Donald Pleasence): Ten years after his original massacre, the invalid Michael Myers awakens and returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece on Halloween. Can Dr. Loomis stop him?

Heartbreak Hotel (David Keith, Tuesday Weld, Chris Columbus): When a teen tries to set up a band at his school, his mother who was a big fan of Elvis Presley gets in a wreck he and his band members decides to kidnap Elvis and have him hooked up with his mother.

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (Cassandra Peterson): Upon arriving in a small town where she has inherited a rundown mansion, a famous horror hostess battles an evil uncle, and townspeople who want her burned at the stake.

My Neighbor Totoro (Hiyao Miyazaki): When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.

Bird (Forest Whitaker, Clint Eastwood): The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie “Bird” Parker.

Memories of Me (Billy Crystal, JoBeth Williams): On his girlfriend’s insistence, a disgruntled man tries to make peace with his high-spirited, street-smart and often irritatingly careless father, a failed actor who never quit his dream to be a success.

Things Change (Don Ameche, Joe Mantegna, David Mamet): Shoe-shiner Gino is hired to take the rap for a mafia murder. Two-bit gangster Jerry watches over Gino and gives him a weekend to remember.

Tapeheads (John Cusack, Tim Robbins): A couple of creative losers accidently become big shots in the video music industry.

Next Week: Venom & A Star is Born. Undisputed Classic is A Star is Born (any version you choose) Top Five Directors that are actors or actresses first.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

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Creed 2 Trailer
The hate U Give – Trailer
Star Wars Movies Cancelled
Linda Hamilton is not going to save The Terminator

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event.

The Catcher Was a Spy – A major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.

Zen Dog – Trapped by daily routine, a man experiences complete freedom by dreaming himself across the country in a psychedelic Volkswagen with the guiding words of philosopher Alan Watts.

Undisputed Classic

Cujo – Cujo, a friendly St. Bernard, contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.

Top Five – Animated SuperHero Films

1988

Who Framed Roger Rabbit – A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit’s only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.

Next Week: Sicario, Uncle Drew. Undisputed Classic – Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Top Five – Hitmen or Assassins.

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