Posts tagged Tom Hanks

Once Upon a TIme in Hollywood is Awesome!

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Coming Attractions/News:

RIP Rutger Hauer
Gemini Man – Trailer
Zombieland 2: Double Tap – Trailer
Light of My Life – Trailer
Hustlers – Trailer

New Movies


Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood’s Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

Undisputed Classics

Reservoir Dogs – When a simple jewelry heist goes horribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.


Pulp Fiction – The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster & his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.


Jackie Brown – A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life.


Kill Bill Vol 1 – After awakening from a four-year coma, a former assassin wreaks vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her.


KIll Bill Vol 2 – The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd, and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.

Death Proof – Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s homage to exploitation double features in the 60s and 70s with two back-to-back cult films that include previews of coming attractions between them.


Inglorious Basterds – In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner’s vengeful plans for the same.


Django Unchained – With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.


The Hateful Eight – In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters.

1989

Babar: The Movie – In his spectacular film debut, young Babar, King of the Elephants, must save his homeland from certain destruction by Rataxes and his band of invading rhinos.


Friday the 13th VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan – A boatful of graduating high school students headed to Manhattan accidentally pull Jason Voorhees along for the ride.


Turner & Hooch – A detective must adopt the dog of a dead man to help him find the murderer.


Kiki’s Delivery Service – A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.


Next Week: Hobbs & Shaw

Undisputed Classic: The Great Escape
1989: Parenthood, Lock Up, Young Einstein & Sex, Lies and Videotapes

Toy Story 4 and Batman

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Coming Attractions/News:

Ready of Not – Red Band Trailer
The Joker Movie is Rated R

New Movies


Toy Story 4 – When a new toy called “Forky” joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.

Child’s Play – A mother gives her 13-year-old son a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature.


Anna – Beneath Anna Poliatova’s striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world’s most feared government assassins.

Undisputed Classic

Toy Story – A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy’s room.

1989

Batman – The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.


Honey, I Shrunk the Kids – The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.


Next Week: Annabelle Comes Home & YesterdayUndisputed Classic: Yellow Submarine   1989: Do The Right Thing, Far From Home, Great Balls of Fire, The Karate Kid Part 3

Josh Sings Dan Fogelberg

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Coming Attractions/News:
Toy Story 4
FIghting with my Family

New Movies

The Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – The second installment of the “Fantastic Beasts” series set in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World featuring the adventures of magizoologist Newt Scamander.

Widows – Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

Instant Family – A couple find themselves in over their heads when they adopt three children.

A Private War – One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontline of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.

Can You Ever Forgive Me – When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception. An adaptation of the memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel.

Undisputed Classic

Bonnie and Clyde – Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, stealing cars and robbing banks.

Top Five – Movies we’re Thankful For

1988

The Land Before Time – An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley.

Oliver & Company – A lost and alone kitten joins a gang of dogs engaged in petty larceny in New York City.

1969 – Two friends living in a small town during the 1960s, run away to enjoy their freedom during the Vietnam War, thus disappointing the father of one of them. When they return to town, they realize the importance of family unity.

High Spirits – When a hotelier attempts to fill the chronic vacancies at his castle by launching an advertising campaign that falsely portrays the property as haunted, two actual ghosts show up and end up falling for two guests.

The Chocolate War – A surreal portrait of a Catholic Private School and its hierarchy. A new student must submit to the bizarre rituals of his peers and the expectations of the school’s administration

Fresh Horses – A Cincinnati college student breaks off his engagement to his wealthy fiancée after he falls in love with a backwoods Kentucky girl he meets at a party.

Last Rites – Angela, the beautiful Mexican mistress of a NY mobster, asks virginal Father Michael for protection after Zena, the mobster’s wife, kills her cheating husband. Michael becomes torn between his vows, Angela and his sister – Zena.

Next Week: Wreck it Ralph 2, Creed 2, Robin Hood, Green Book, Our Classic is Stripes and our Top Five is

Critics Go to Hell

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Coming Attractions/News:
Creed 2
Rocket Man

New Movies

Night School – A group of troublemakers are forced to attend night school in hope that they’ll pass the GED exam to finish high school.

Smallfoot – A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as “humans” really do exist.

Slice – When a pizza delivery driver is murdered on the job, the city searches for someone to blame: ghosts? drug dealers? a disgraced werewolf?

Hell Fest – A masked serial killer turns a horror themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show.

Undisputed Classic

From Hell – In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper.

Top Five – Movie Hells

1988

Punchline (Tom Hanks, Sally Field): Steven Gold is a stand-up comedian who is flat broke and has recently dropped out of medical school. He and several others work regularly at the Gas Station, a New York comedy club. The wages are lousy and everybody hopes for the big break. Lilah Krytsick is housewife with an ambition to be a stand-up comedian, however she doesnt seem to have the talent. Steven takes her under his wings and teaches her the art of comedy and humour.

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (Donald Pleasence): Ten years after his original massacre, the invalid Michael Myers awakens and returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece on Halloween. Can Dr. Loomis stop him?

Heartbreak Hotel (David Keith, Tuesday Weld, Chris Columbus): When a teen tries to set up a band at his school, his mother who was a big fan of Elvis Presley gets in a wreck he and his band members decides to kidnap Elvis and have him hooked up with his mother.

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (Cassandra Peterson): Upon arriving in a small town where she has inherited a rundown mansion, a famous horror hostess battles an evil uncle, and townspeople who want her burned at the stake.

My Neighbor Totoro (Hiyao Miyazaki): When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.

Bird (Forest Whitaker, Clint Eastwood): The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie “Bird” Parker.

Memories of Me (Billy Crystal, JoBeth Williams): On his girlfriend’s insistence, a disgruntled man tries to make peace with his high-spirited, street-smart and often irritatingly careless father, a failed actor who never quit his dream to be a success.

Things Change (Don Ameche, Joe Mantegna, David Mamet): Shoe-shiner Gino is hired to take the rap for a mafia murder. Two-bit gangster Jerry watches over Gino and gives him a weekend to remember.

Tapeheads (John Cusack, Tim Robbins): A couple of creative losers accidently become big shots in the video music industry.

Next Week: Venom & A Star is Born. Undisputed Classic is A Star is Born (any version you choose) Top Five Directors that are actors or actresses first.

Big Turns 30

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Coming Attractions/News:

Peppermint – Trailer
Suspiria Remake – Trailer

New Movies

Adrift – Based on the true story of survival, a young couple’s chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.

Upgrade – Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when Grey, a self-identified technophobe, has his world turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant called Stem.

Action Point – A daredevil designs and operates his own theme park with his friends.

The Rider – After suffering a near fatal head injury, a young cowboy undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.

Undisputed Classic
The Poseidon Adventure – A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea.

Top Five – Jackass characters

1988

1) Big (Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Penny Marshall): After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult.

2) Funny Farm (Chevy Chase): A couple swap city life for the country, but their picturesque new hometown turns out to be overrun with a gauntlet of crazy inhabitants.

3) American Gothic (Yvonne De Carlo, Rod Steiger): On a lonely island in the Pacific Northwest, a group of travelers find themselves targeted by a crazed, homicidal family.

4) My Best Friend Is a Vampire (Robert Sean Leonard): After a sexual encounter with a beautiful client, a teenage delivery boy finds himself being turned into a vampire.

5) Shy People (Jil Clayburgh, Barbara Hershey): New York journalist visits her distant cousin for the first time to write an article about her hard life in the bayous of Louisiana. Journalist’s wild drug addicted daughter just adds to tensions between two families’ cultures.

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