Posts tagged Morgan Freeman
Five Feet Apart
Isn’t It Romantic
Spies in Disguise
Natalie Portman regrets her manic pixie roles
The Nutcracker & the Four Realms – A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.
Nobody’s Fool – A woman is released from prison and reunites with her sister. She soon discovers that her sister is in an online relationship with a man who may not be what he seems.
Bohemian Rhapsody – A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen’s legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert.
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 – Concert Films
They Live – A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.
Everybody’s All-American – A Louisiana football legend struggles to deal with life’s complexities after his college career is over.
U2: Rattle and Hum – A documentary of Irish rock group U2’s Fall 1987 tour of North America.
The Good Mother – A divorced mother may lose custody of her young daughter to her ex-husband after he learns that the little girl crawled into bed with the mother and her boyfriend.
Next Week: How the Grinch Stole Christma, Girl in the Spider Web, Overlord. Our Undisputed Classic is Volver, and our Top Five is Foreign/Non American Films
I, Tonya – Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes. (90% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
The Killing of a Scared Deer – Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister. (79% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_killing_of_a_sacred_deer
Just Getting Started – A two-hander action comedy in the vein of Midnight Run (1988), about an ex-F.B.I. Agent (Tommy Lee Jones) and an ex-mob lawyer in the Witness Protection Program (Morgan Freeman) having to put aside their petty rivalry on the golf course to fend off a mob hit. (9% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/just_getting_started
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. (86% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/battle_of_the_sexes
The Shawshank Redemption – Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency. (91% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/shawshank_redemption
Top Five: Morgan Freeman & Tommy Lee Jones Movies
Empire of the Sun – A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II. (71% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/empire_of_the_sun
Cold Steel – On Christmas Eve Johnny Modine’s father is murdered by a psycho cut-throat. The cop swears bloody revenge, though he’s taken off the case. He doesn’t suspect yet that he’s also target in a diabolic plan of revenge. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/cold_steel
Going in Style
Case for Christ
Top Five: None
Show Down: Alan Arkin vs Morgan Freeman vs Michael Caine
The Heart is the Lonely Hunter
The Dark Knight
Undisputed Classic: Little Miss Sunshine
1987 – The Secret of My Success, Three For the Road
All Eyez on Me
Kong: Skull Island
Top Five: None
Defend It: Outbreak
Undisputed Classic: Evil Dead 2
1987 – Heat, Raising Arizona, Evil Dead 2
When the Bough Breaks
The Disappointments Room
Undisputed Classic: Million Dollar Baby
1986 Avenging Force
Fifty Shades Darker
Live By Night