Posts tagged Mortal Engines
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Miles Morales becomes the Spider-Man of his reality and crosses paths with his counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat to all reality.
The Mule – A 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel.
Mortal Engines – In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy.
Lord of the Rings: Return of the King – Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron’s army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Recast It: Lord of the RIngs: Return of the King
Rain Man – Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt’s father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.
Torch Song Trilogy – Tony Award-winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein re-creates his role as the unsinkable Arnold Beckoff in this film adaptation of the smash Broadway play TORCH SONG TRILOGY.
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.
The Courier – When a courier at the D-Day Courier Service mistakenly finds a pile of money in his regular delivery, he does some digging only to discover that the messenger company is a front for a drug ring. A reformed drug user himself, he sets out to crack the lethal ring.
Next Week: Mary Poppins 2, Aquaman, Bumble Bee, Second Act, Welcome to Marwen.
Undisputed Classic – Mary Poppins
Recast IT: Sequels better than the original
Venom – When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego “Venom” to save his life.
Leave No Trace – A father and his thirteen year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon, when a small mistake derails their lives forever.
A Star is Born – A musician helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
A Star is Born – (1937) A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.
(1954) A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.
(1976) A has-been rock star falls in love with a young, up-and-coming songstress.
Top Five – Actors that are Directors
Alien Nation (James Caan, Mandy Patinkin, Terence Stamp): In 1988, Earth makes the first contact with an alien civilization. In 1991, these aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be integrated into human society after three years of quarantine.
Clara’s Heart (Whoopi Goldberg, Neil Patrick Harris): David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who’s hired to be a housekeeper. She and David develop a close bond, opening his eyes and heart to new experiences, and eventually leading to a disturbing secret in Clara’s past.
Imagine- John Lennon (biography/documentary): A biography of the rock music star.
Next Week: First Man, Goosebumps 2, Bad Times at the El Royale, Our Undisputed Classic is The Right Stuff. Our Top Five is Movies About Space.