Posts tagged Sidney Lumet
The King – Trailer
The Spy – Trailer
Joker – Trailer
Don’t Let Go – After a man’s family dies in what appears to be a murder, he gets a phone call from one of the dead, his niece. He’s not sure if she’s a ghost or if he’s going mad, but as it turns out, he’s not.
Midsommar Director’s Cut- A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown’s fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
Wild Rose – A troubled young Glaswegian woman dreams of becoming a Nashville country star.
The Last Black Man in San Francisco – A young man searches for home in the changing city that seems to have left him behind.
Under the SIlver Lake – Sam, a disenchanted young man, finds a mysterious woman swimming in his apartment’s pool one night. The next morning, she disappears. Sam sets off across LA to find her, and along the way he uncovers a conspiracy far more bizarre.
Climax – French dancers gather in a remote, empty school building to rehearse on a wintry night. The all-night celebration morphs into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn their sangria is laced with LSD.
Network – A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor’s ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit.
Relentless – Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Cage – A GI in Vietnam saves his buddy’s life, but in the process is shot in the head. The injury results in brain damage to the point where he basically has a child’s brain in a (very large) man’s body. When they get out of the army the two open up a bar together, but some local gangsters make things tough for them after they refuse to take part in brutal “cage” matches where fighters battle to the point of serious injury and/or death.
Next Week: It Chapter Two, The Spy
Undisputed Classic: Notorious
1989: Kickboxer & Cage
Halloween – Trailer
The Nun – A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.
Peppermint – Peppermint is a revenge story centering on a young mother who finds herself with nothing to lose, and is now going to take from her enemies the very life they stole from her.
God Bless the Broken Road – While grieving the loss of her husband, a financially struggling widow meets a race car driver.
The Sound of Music – A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.
Top Five – Movie Nuns
Moon Over Parador (Richard Dreyfuss, Raul Julia): Little known actor Jack Noah is working on location in the country of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator’s right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer he cannot refuse.. to play the dictator. Jack’s acting skills fool the masses but not close friends and employees of the dictator.
Running On Empty (River Phoenix, Christine Lahti, Sidney Lumet): The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own.
Some Girls (Patrick Dempsey, Jennifer Connelly): Michael, a college student, visits his girlfriend Gabriella and her family for Christmas in Canada. When he gets there, she tells him that she doesn’t love him any more.
Next Week: The Predator, A Simple Favor, White Boy Rick, Our Undisputed Classic is The Maltese Falcon. Our Top Five: Actual Best Action movies
The Post – Trailer
Game Night – Trailer
Hostiles – Trailer
Listener emails/tweets/messages – Steve G twitter, Uncle Jeff Website
Daddy’s Home 2 – Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays. (16% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
Murder on the Orient Express – A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish & suspenseful mystery. From the novel by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express tells of thirteen stranded strangers & one man’s race to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again. (58% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/murder_on_the_orient_express_2017
Murder on the Orient Express – In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before. (91% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/murder_on_the_orient_express
Top Five: Movies on Trains
The Running Man – A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show. (63% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/running_man
Siesta – Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she’s killed someone, but isn’t sure, and now she’s wandering the Spanish streets without money or a clear memory. (17% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/siesta
Cross My Heart – A man and a woman go out on a “big” third date. He’s ashamed to admit he just lost his job, and she’s afraid he’ll run away if he finds out that she has a kid. Small lies lead to bigger ones and the night gets crazy very soon. (40% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1004985_cross_my_heart?
Manon of the Spring – A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father’s land caused his death years earlier. (80% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/manon_of_the_spring
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