Posts tagged The Lighthouse
Bird’s of Prey is going to bomb because Harley Quinn isn’t a sex figure anymore
The Lighthouse – Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
The Turning – A young governess is hired by a man who has become responsible for his young nephew and niece after their parents’ deaths. A modern take on Henry James’ novella “The Turn of the Screw.”
The Gentlemen – A British drug lord tries to sell off his highly profitable empire to a dynasty of Oklahoma billionaires.
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels – A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.
Cinema Paradiso – A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema’s projectionist.
Next Week: Gretel & Hansel, The Rhythm Section
Undisputed Classic: Ms. 45
1990: Cinema Paradiso, Flashback, Heart Condition, Men Don’t Leave, Stella
On this episode we look at the best films of the last decade. David Fincher and Ari Aster dominate our lists. A24 is well represented…so much so that we decided to do a separate A24 top ten.
Movies we list: Midsommar, The Social Network, Gravity, Cloud Atlas, Gone Girl, Enemy, Hereditary, Under the Skin, BlackKklansman, The Big Sick, Lady Bird etc etc.
The Banker – Trailer
The Photograph – Trailer
Terminator: Dark Fate – Sarah Connor and a hybrid cyborg human must protect a young girl from a newly modified liquid Terminator from the future.
Motherless Brooklyn – Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, Motherless Brooklyn follows Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette’s Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna.
The Lighthouse – The hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
The Long Goodbye – Private investigator Philip Marlowe helps a friend out of a jam then gets implicated in his wife’s murder.
Dad – John’s mom has a heart attack and ends in hospital. John flies home to take care of his dad, teaching him to do things around the house, spends time with him and shows him how to live again without mom’s control. John’s son joins them.
Immediate Family – Linda and Michael, married for ten years, desperately want a baby and turn to an adoption agency which introduces them to Lucy, a teenage girl expecting her first baby. The three agree that Linda and Michael will adopt Lucy’s baby and that Lucy will sign away custody. Things don’t go quite to plan however..
Shocker – After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Phantom of the Opera – A young soprano becomes the obsession of a horribly disfigured composer, who has plans for those who oppose him or the young singer.
Second Sight – John Larroquette is the head of a detective agency that is hired to find a missing person, probably kidnapped. They employ the help of a mystic/psychic to help find the missing girl.
Next Week: Doctor Sleep, Midway, Better Days, Last Christmas, Playing With Fire
Undisputed Classic: The Shining
1989: Henry V, My Left Foot, Staying Together, Best of the Best