Posts tagged Michael Douglas
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Dark Waters – A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.
Honey Boy – A young actor’s stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father and deal with his mental health.
Waves – Traces the journey of a suburban family – led by a well-intentioned but domineering father – as they navigate love, forgiveness, and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire – On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
The Report – Idealistic Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, tasked by his boss to lead an investigation into the CIA’s post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program, uncovers shocking secrets.
Marriage Story – Noah Baumbach’s incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf – A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use their young houseguests to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other over the course of a distressing night.
She-Devil – A surprisingly resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.
Triumph of the Spirit – Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amusement of his captors. His father and brother were also held as insurance that he would continue to fight.
The War of the Roses – A married couple try everything to get each other to leave the house in a vicious divorce battle.
Next Week: Richard Jewell, Jumanji: Next Level, Black Christmas, Bombshell, Uncut Gems,
Undisputed Classic: Driving Miss Daisy
1989: Driving Miss Daisy, Blaze, The Wizard, We’re No Angels, Enemies: A Love Story, Glory, Family Business,
Ford v Ferrari – Trailer
Downton Abbey – The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century.
Rambo: Last Blood – Rambo must confront his past and unearth his ruthless combat skills to exact revenge in a final mission.
Ad Astra – Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.
Gosford Park – The lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England as they investigate a murder involving one of them.
Black Rain – Two NYC cops arrest a Yakuza member and must escort him when he’s extradited to Japan.
A Dry White Season – A white middle class South African suburbanite with no interest in politics agrees to help his black gardener find his jailed son. His investigation opens his eyes to the horrors committed by the secret police and turns him into a target.
Erik the Viking – Erik the Viking and his men travel across the sea to find Valhalla to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnarok.
Next Week: Game Changers, 3 From Hell, Villians,
Undisputed Classic: House of 1000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects
Inappropriate Incredibles 2 Review
Ant-man and the Wasp – As Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.
The First Purge – After the rise of a third political party, the New Founding Fathers of America, an experiment is conducted, no laws for 12 hours on Staten Island. No one must stay during the experiment yet there is $5,000 for anyone who does.
Won’t You Be My Neighbor – An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children’s television host, Fred Rogers.
Borg vs McEnroe – The story of the 1980s tennis rivalry between the placid Björn Borg and the volatile John McEnroe.
Society – An ordinary teenage boy discovers his family is part of a gruesome orgy cult for the social elite.
Top Five – Fucked Up Deaths
License To Drive (Corey Haim, Corey Feldman): A teen decides to go for a night on the town with his friends despite flunking his driver’s test.
Short Circuit 2 (Tim Blaney, Fisher Stevens): Robot Johnny Five comes to the city and gets manipulated by criminals who want him for their own purposes.
Arthur 2: On the Rocks (Dudley Moore, Liza Minelli): Arthur loses all his money, and his wife wants a baby.
Phantasm II (Angus Scrimm, James LeGros): Mike, now released from a psychiatric hospital, continues his journey to stop the evil Tall Man from his grim work.
Next Week: Skyscraper, Hotel Transylvania 3. The Undisputed Classic: Die Hard, Top Five: Movie Fish
Ant-Man and the Wasp – Trailer
Super Bowl Trailers
The Quiet Place
Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom
Mission Impossible Fall Out
Avengers Infinity War
Winchester – Eccentric firearm heiress believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.
The Cloverfield Paradox – Orbiting a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis, and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.
Phantom Thread – Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.
Boogie Nights – The story of a young man’s adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.
The Last House on the Left – Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one’s birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts.
Top Five – Helen Mirren
The Serpent and the Rainbow – An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies.
She’s Having a Baby – Young newlyweds find out just how unprepared they are for their future together.
The Unbearable Lightness of Being – In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.
Gotti – Trailer
Father Figures – Trailer
Annihilation – Trailer
American Made – A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s. (87% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
Flatliners – Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience – giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife. (3% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/flatliners_2017
Battle of the Sexes – The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs. (85% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/battle_of_the_sexes
The American President – Comedy-drama about a widowed U.S. president and a lobbyist who fall in love. It’s all above-board, but “politics is perception” and sparks fly anyway. (90% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/american_president
Top Five: Movies with America(n) in the title
Mauvais Sang – Marc (Michel Piccoli) recruits Alex (Denis Lavant), son of his former, now dead colleague. Alex is a card shark with a big dream to go out to the world and leave his own mark. (91% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/mauvais_sang
House of Games – A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men. (96% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/house_of_games
Zombie High – A woman goes to previously all-male boarding school on a scholarship. She begins to separate herself from her boyfriend in order to devote more time to her new environment. Over a course of time she notices that more and more students have lost their individuality, and approach their activities in a lifeless and automatic manner. Eventually a diabolical plot fostered by the faculty begins to emerge. (N/A ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/zombie_high
Big Shots – Following the death of his father, suburbanite Obie runs away from home and winds up on Chicago’s South Side. After being mugged, he befriends con artist Scam. The two then embark on a Down South adventure involving gangsters, the police, and a search for Scam’s father. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/big_shots
Like Father, Like Son – A mysterious potion switches the personalities of a buttoned up doctor and his laid back son. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1012362_like_father_like_son
Near Dark – A small-town farmer’s son reluctantly joins a traveling group of vampires after he is turned by a beautiful drifter. (88% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1014793_near_dark