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An Arkansas Saturday Night

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Coming Attractions/News:


RIP Peter Fonda
Last Christmas – Trailer
The Death of Dick Long – Trailer
Little Women – Trailer
A Hidden Life – Trailer

New Movies


Good Boys – Three sixth grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party.


The Angry Birds Movie 2- The flightless birds and scheming green pigs take their feud to the next level.


47 Meters Down: Uncared – Four teen girls diving in a ruined underwater city quickly learn they’ve entered the territory of the deadliest shark species in the claustrophobic labyrinth of submerged caves.


Blinded By the Light – In 1987, during the austere days of Margaret Thatcher‘s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.


Where’d You Go, Bernadette – A loving mom becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Her leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.

Undisputed Classic

The Bad News Bears – An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.

1989

Uncle Buck – Bachelor and all round slob, Buck, babysits his brother’s rebellious teenage daughter and her cute younger brother and sister.


Casualties of War – During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.

A Chorus of Disapproval – A man new to a smallish British town joins an amateur theatre company. Once there, he discovers that the drama on stage is quite often nothing compared to what’s happening behind the scenes: seduction, romance, faction fighting, and the inevitable jealousy.


Cheetah – An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must set it loose so that it can learn to hunt and be free. However, when the animal is captured by poachers planning to race it against greyhounds, the two city kids, together with a young African goat herder they befriended, head off into the wild to rescue the cheetah.


Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives – A Montreal construction worker joins a band and turns out to be a long-lost rock star from 1960s New Jersey – none other than Eddie Wilson, who mysteriously disappeared after a road accident.


Let it Ride – A nosy cab driver gets a hot tip on a race horse and wins big, but he can’t seem to stop gambling. Will he go broke or walk home with a pretty penny?

Rude Awakening – Billie Frank, an out of work alcoholic actress, used to be somewhat of a star in her day, but now she’s all washed up. With the help of her mother, Trudy, Billie tries to pick up the pieces of her life and move on. Billie meets Dave, a guy who lives in her apartment building, and is also an alcoholic. The show is based upon their relationship, along with all the others in AA with them.


Next Week: Ready or Not, Angel Has Fallen, Overcomver

Undisputed Classic:
1989: Cookie, Heart of Dixie, Koneko Monogatari, Little Monsters, Millenium, The Package

Never Go Full Nic Cage

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Coming Attractions/News:

Adrift – Final Trailer
Robin Hood – Trailer
A Simple Favor – Trailer
Rambo V is happening
He-Man and Skeletor will be brothers in the upcoming Masters of the Universe movie

New Movies

Overboard – A spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee.

Tully – A mother of three hires a night nanny to help with her newborn.

Bad Samaritan – A pair of burglars stumble upon a woman being held captive in a home they intended to rob.

Undisputed Classic
Juno – Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child.

Top Five – Movies that Reference Star Wars

1988

Stormy Monday – A crooked American businessman tries to push the shady influential owner of a nightclub in Newcastle, England to sell him the club. The club’s new employee and the American’s ex lover fall in love and inadvertently stir the pot.

Dead Heat – Two policemen are brought back to life to chase down supernatural criminals.

Judgement in Berlin – American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.

Salsa – Fatherless barrio Puertorican Rico is a menial car mechanic by day, but lives for the nights, when he dances and dates hot dancing girls, cockily convinced the title of Salsa king in fancy nightclub La Luna’s upcoming contest is to be his. He encourages his best friend, courteous gentleman Ken, to date his sister Margarita so he gets a free hand with her flirtatious classmate Lola. The reigning salsa queen Luna’s interest in Ruco as dance-partner threatens his on-off relationship with Vicki. More jealous trouble follows when Ken and Margarita fall in true love.

Shakedown – A legal attorney and renegade cop team up to stop a corrupt cop.

Next Week: Breaking In, Life of the Party. Our Undisputed Classic is Mean Girls and our Top Five is top five movies you thought you’d hate but ended up liking.

Rampage & Friday the 13th

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Coming Attractions/News:

Hot Summer Nights – Trailer
Dark Crimes – Trailer
Hotel Artemis – Trailer
An Evening With Kevin Smith

New Movies

Rampage – When three different animals become infected with a dangerous pathogen, a primatologist and a geneticist team up to stop them from destroying Chicago.

Truth or Dare – A harmless game of Truth or Dare among friends turns deadly when someone — or something — begins to punish those who tell a lie or refuse the dare.

Isle of Dogs – Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy’s odyssey in search of his lost dog.

Beirut – Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives must send a former U.S. diplomat to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.

Undisputed Classic

Friday the 13th – A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child’s drowning.

Top Five – Friday the 13th Movies

1988

1) Colors (Robert Duvall, Sean Penn, directed by Dennis Hopper): An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.

2) Return To Snowy River (Tom Burlinson, Brian Dennehy): Young Jim Craig returns to his home in the Australian high country. He finds that things are not as he left them – his girlfriend is being pursued by another man, and her father doesn’t want Jim back into her life.

3) Aria (Theresa Russell, John Hurt): Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner), and is an interpretation of the particular aria.

4) The Moderns (Keith Carradine, Linda Fiorentino): A struggling artist is hired to forge paintings, causing him to cross paths with his ex-wife and her powerful new husband.

5) Plain Clothes (Arliss Howard, Suzy Amis): To prove his brother’s innocence, undercover officer Nick enrolls in high school again, dealing with crushes, bullies, humiliations, popularity swings, and quirky teachers and staff to find the real murderer.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 – Crying in my Dorm Room Alone

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Coming Attractions:

The Dark Tower trailer
The Big Sick Trailer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Releases:

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2
The Dinner

Top Five Showdown: Sylvester Stallone vs Kurt Russell

Undisputed Classic: The Pledge, Peeping Tom, Tango and Cash

1987 – River’s Edge, Gardens of Stone, Hot Pursuit, Prick Up Your Ears,

Hell of High Water Best Movie of the Year

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New Releases:

Don’t Breathe
Mechanic: Resurrection
Hell of High Water
Southside With You
Greater

hell-or-high-water-poster

Top Five: Musicians who’ve acted

Undisputed Classic: American History X

1986 Shanghai Surprise, Born American

Trailers:

Rings
Manchester by the Sea
My Blind Brother

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