Posts tagged Stephen King
Shazam! – We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s case, by shouting out one word – SHAZAM. – this streetwise fourteen-year-old foster kid can turn into the grown-up superhero Shazam.
The Best of Enemies – Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration.
The Mustang – The story of Roman Coleman, a violent convict, who is given the chance to participate in a rehabilitation therapy program involving the training of wild mustangs.
Pet Sematary – Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home.
The Dead Zone – A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic ability.
Pet Sematary – After tragedy strikes, a grieving father discovers an ancient burial ground behind his home with the power to raise the dead.
Major League – The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they’ll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her.
The Dream Team – Four mental patients on a field trip in New York City must save their caring chaperon, who ends up being taken to a hospital in a coma after accidentally witnessing a murder, before the killers can find him and finish the job.
Dead Calm – After a tragedy, John Ingram and his wife Rae are spending some time isolated at sea, when they come across a stranger who has abandoned a sinking ship.
Cyborg – A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
84C MoPic – The title refers to the U.S. Army’s former “MOS” (job code) for a combat cameraman. The story follows a unit of American G.I.s in Vietnam, all with different backgrounds and motives for being there, through the lens of his camera.
Next Week: After, Hellboy, Little, Missing Link
Undisputed Classic: Singles/Almost Famous
The Best of Enemies
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween – Two young friends find a magic book that brings a ventriloquist’s dummy to life.
Collette – Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.
Bad Times at the El Royale – Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption – before everything goes to hell.
First Man – A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
The Right Stuff – The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.
Top Five – Space Movies
The Accused (Jodie Foster, Kelly McGillis, Jonathan Kaplan): After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.
Pumpkinhead (Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, Stan Winston): After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers.
Night of the Demons: Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell.
Madame Sousatzka (Shirley MacLaine, John Schlesinger): Renowned Russian piano teacher Irina Sousatzka gets a new student – Bengali piano prodigy Manek. They are both immigrants in the UK and bond quickly. When Manek’s single mother’s business fails, he must make a career decision.
Another Woman (Mia Farrow, Woody Allen): Facing a mid-life crisis, a woman rents an apartment next to a psychiatrist’s office to write a new book, only to become drawn to the plight of a pregnant woman seeking that doctor’s help.
Next Week: Halloween, The Hate U GIve, Undisputed Classic: Dawn of the Dead, Top Five Horror Movies
Creed 2 Trailer
The hate U Give – Trailer
Star Wars Movies Cancelled
Linda Hamilton is not going to save The Terminator
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event.
The Catcher Was a Spy – A major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.
Zen Dog – Trapped by daily routine, a man experiences complete freedom by dreaming himself across the country in a psychedelic Volkswagen with the guiding words of philosopher Alan Watts.
Cujo – Cujo, a friendly St. Bernard, contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Top Five – Animated SuperHero Films
Who Framed Roger Rabbit – A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit’s only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.
Next Week: Sicario, Uncle Drew. Undisputed Classic – Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Top Five – Hitmen or Assassins.
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
The Snowman – Trailer
Lady Bird – A24 Trailer
Home Again – Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her. (34% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
IT – A group of bullied kids band together when a monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children. (87% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/it_2017
Killer Klowns from Outer Space -Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town. (71% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/killer_klowns_from_outer_space
Top Five: Evil Clown/Evil Clown Movies
The Curse – When a meteorite lands near his family farm during a storm in Tennessee, the son of a struggling farmer believes it’s connected to strange plague-like events afflicting the crops, the farm animals and even the family themselves. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_curse_1987