Posts tagged Robert Downey Jr
Joker – In Gotham City, mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker.
The Departed – An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Dolittle – A physician discovers that he can talk to animals.
Bad Boys For Life – The Bad Boys Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett are back together for one last ride in the highly anticipated Bad Boys for Life.
Bad Boys – Two hip detectives protect a witness to a murder while investigating a case of stolen heroin from the evidence storage room from their police precinct.
Tremors – Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one.
Everybody Wins – A seeming good Samaritan (Debra Winger) hires a private detective (Nolte) to prove a teen sitting in prison on a murder charge is innocent. His investigation discovers deep corruption in a Connecticut town and finds the woman isn’t everything she pretends to be.
Streets – The story of runaways living in Venice, California, under the threat of a psychotic cop who is a serial killer of prostitutes.
Brain Dead – In a showdown of man versus machine, Martin plunges into a chaotic nightmare trying to save his mind from the megalomaniacal corporation.
Next Week: The Gentleman & The Turning
Undisputed Classic: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrells
1990: Cinema Paradiso
The Quiet Place II
The Grudge – A house is cursed by a vengeful ghost that dooms those who enter it with a violent death.
The Two Popes – Behind Vatican walls, the conservative Pope Benedict and the liberal future Pope Francis must find common ground to forge a new path for the Catholic Church.
Dolemite is My Name – Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.
Zodiac: In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer – Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity.
Next Week: 1917, Just Mercy, Underwater, Like a Boss
Undisputed Classic: Freebie & the Bean
1990: Downtown, Internal Affairs, Leatherface, Ski Patrol
I Spit on Your Grave
Avengers Endgame – After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to undo Thanos’ actions and restore order to the universe.
The Crow – A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée’s murder.
Criminal Law – A lawyer defends a killer, but soon after he wins, he finds out that the killer is guilty.
K9 – To stop an elusive criminal, a maverick detective enlists the aid of a police dog who’s an unusually intelligent smart alec.
Loverboy – Randy Bodek works as a pizza delivery boy at Senor Pizza to make a few extra bucks. Some customers are special, though: When the order is for a pizza with extra anchovies, it means the female customers are looking for some loving. “Loverboy’s” reputation soon makes him very popular, but when Mom Bodek suddenly feels like some extra anchovies, things are looking grim for young Randy.
Miss Firecracker – Carnelle isn’t happy with her life, so in order to improve herself she enters a local beauty contest, trying to emulate her cousin Elain’s win many years ago. Few think she can win, even her closest friends and relatives (e.g. slightly mad cousin Delmount) think she’s heading for a big disappointment, but Carnelle is ever hopeful, seeing a win as a ticket to escape her small town in Mississippi.
Scandal – Based on the Profumo Scandal of 1963, an affair between an exotic dancer and the Minister of War shakes up the British government.
Fast Food – What would happen if a sex drug ended up in the Secret Sauce of a new burger joint?
The Horror Show – Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends “Meat Cleaver Max” and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas’ family is under attack, his sanity in question, and his house haunted. Aided by a disreputable college professor, can Lucas reclaim his mind, house, and family? Features Lance Henriksen as Lucas McCarthy and Brion James as Max Jenke. One of the few movies featuring these actors as main characters.
Next Week: El Chicano, The Intruder, Long Shot, Uglydolls
Undisputed Classic: The Candidate
Captain Marvel – Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.
The Kid – The story of a young boy who witnesses Billy the Kid’s encounter with Sheriff Pat Garrett.
Paddleton – An unlikely friendship between two misfit neighbors becomes an unexpectedly emotional journey when the younger man is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Sugar – Dominican baseball star Miguel “Sugar” Santos is recruited to play in the U.S. minor-leagues.
Jezebel – In the last days of her mother’s life, 19 year old Tiffany crashes with five family members in a Las Vegas studio apartment. In order to make ends meet, her older sister, a phone sex operator, introduces her to the world of internet fetish cam girls. Tiffany becomes popular as the only “live black model” at the new adult site and soon becomes too close to one of her frequent callers. Dynamics shift in the sister relationship as each woman explores and exploits their sexuality, using their created fantasy worlds as an escape from the realities of their challenging real life circumstances. This bizarre coming of age story depicts sisterhood in a most unusual way.
Lords of Chaos – A teenager’s quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the early 1990s results in a very violent outcome.
King of Comedy – Rupert Pupkin is a passionate yet unsuccessful comic who craves nothing more than to be in the spotlight and to achieve this, he stalks and kidnaps his idol to take the spotlight for himself.
Jacknife – A conflict develops between a troubled Vietnam veteran and the sister, with whom he lives, when she becomes romantically involved with the Army buddy who reminds him of the tragic battle they both survived.
Chances Are – A reincarnated man unknowingly falls in love with his own daughter from his previous life. Once he realizes this, he tries to end their relationship before angels erase his memory.
The Adventure of Baron Munchausen – An account of Baron Munchausen’s supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Next Week: Captive State, Five Feet Apart, Wonder Park Undisputed Classic: Bringing Out the Dead. Top Five – Medical Movies
Free Solo – Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite’s 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs – An anthology film comprised of six stories, each dealing with a different aspect of life in the Old West.
No Country For Old Men – Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.
Movie Fights: Best Coen Brothers Film
Twins – A physically perfect but innocent man goes in search of his long-lost twin brother, who is short, a womanizer, and small-time crook.
Mississippi Burning – Two F.B.I. Agents, with wildly different styles, arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.
My Stepmother Is An Alien – An alien is sent on a secret mission to Earth, where she appears as a gorgeous, attractive, and single lady. Her mission is to make contact with a rather nerdy young scientist, who’s quite overwhelmed by her attentions, and isn’t aware of the connection between her arrival and his work.
Watchers (): A boy takes in a stray dog, later discovering that it is an ultra-intelligent runaway being stalked by a dangerous creature from the same genetic research lab.
Next Week: Once Upon a Deadpool, Mortal Engines, The Mule, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Undisputed Classic – Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
Recast IT: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy