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There’s No Donkey in the Movie

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Coming Attractions/News:

Gotti – Trailer
Father Figures – Trailer
Annihilation – Trailer

New Movies

American Made – A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s. (87% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/american_made_2017

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

Undisputed Classic

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

1987

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

Steve Martin, Cars, Tupac and Girls

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Coming Attractions:

Detroit Trailer
Neill Blomkamp reflects on his career thus far and gets back to making short films.
There’s a silly rumor about Colin Trevorrow losing the “Star Wars” gig because of an indie film called “Book of Henry” not being well received despite “Jurassic World” being a massive success.

New Movies

Cars 3 – Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he’s still the best race car in the world. (66% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/cars_3

All Eyez on Me – Tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur. (24% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/all_eyez_on_me_2017

Rough Night – Things go terribly wrong for a group of girlfriends who hire a male stripper for a bachelorette party in Miami. (50% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/rough_night

Undisputed Classic

The Jerk – An idiotic man struggles to make it through life on his own in St. Louis. (84% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/jerk

1987

Roxanne – The large-nosed C.D. Bales is in love with the beautiful Roxanne; she falls for his personality but another man’s looks. (89% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/roxanne

Withnail & I – London, 1969 – two ‘resting’ (unemployed and unemployable) actors, Withnail and Marwood, fed up with damp, cold, piles of washing-up, mad drug dealers and psychotic Irishmen, decide to leave their squalid Camden flat for an idyllic holiday in the countryside, courtesy of Withnail’s uncle Monty’s country cottage. But when they get there, it rains non-stop, there’s no food, and their basic survival skills turn out to be somewhat limited. Matters are not helped by the arrival of Uncle Monty, who shows an uncomfortably keen interest in Marwood… (94% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/withnail_and_i

The Brave Little Toaster – A group of dated appliances embarks on a journey to the city to find its master after being abandoned in its cabin in the woods. (75% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/brave_little_toaster

Kurt Russell’s Oil Movie

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New Releases:

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Deepwater Horizon
Masterminds
Queen of Katwe
Amanda Knox

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Undisputed Classic: Escape from New York

1986 Crocodile Dundee, 8 Millions Ways to Die, Down by Law, Children of a Lesser God, Tough Guys, That’s Life, Playing for Keeps

Trailers:

The Space Between Us
Paterson
Jack Reacher 2
The Resurrection of Gavin Stone

It’s Science, Blair Witch Isn’t Good

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New Releases:

Blair Witch
Bridget Jone’s Baby
Snowden
Eight Days a Week

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Undisputed Classic: J.F.K.

1986 Blue Velvet, The Men’s Club

Trailers:

Ordinary World
Bastards
Nocturnal Animals
Miss Sloane

Hunger Games Mockingly Part 2

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This week we’ve got several new movies. It’s Hunger Games week. While not as many people went to go see this movie it’s actually far and away the best of the series. It’s timing is perfect and it’s really well done. Spotlight is an incredible movie, one of the years best. Everybody in the movie is award worthy. The Secret in their Eyes is a little disappointing, but only because it could’ve been amazing. The Night Before is hilarious.

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Top Five this week is journalists in the movies: We talk about Clark Kent, Alexander Knox, Billy Batson, Sweet Polly Purebred, The Paper, Broadcast News, Almost Famous, Anchorman, His Girl Friday, The Insider, Citizen Kane and more.

For our Undisputed Classic we take on Battle Royale

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Our trailers this week are:

Zoolander 2

Triple 9

How to be Single

Gods of Egypt

Star Wars – Honest Trailer

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