John Wick 3/Road House Turns 30

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Coming Attractions/News:

Midsommar

There’s a movie called Clownado
Robert Pattinson is Batman
Chris Rock to Reboot the Saw Franchise

New Movies


John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum – Super-assassin John Wick is on the run after killing a member of the international assassin’s guild, and with a $14 million price tag on his head – he is the target of hit men and women everywhere.            

A Dog’s Journey – PA dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets.            


The Sun is Also a Star – A teenager finds love at a difficult time in her family’s life.            


Room 37: The Mysterious Death of Johnny Thunders -Famed rock and roll guitarist Johnny Thunders arrives in New Orleans to get his life together after a toll of hardships, but instead falls into a dark journey and trail of events that are based on his real life unexplained mysterious death.

Undisputed Classic

My Own Private Idaho – Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.            

1989

Road House – A tough bouncer is hired to tame a dirty bar.

Cold Feet – A psycho-killer with mommy issues, a charming crooked cowboy and their girl steal some jewels. The cowboy decides not to share and goes on the run with the loot. A crazy chase across the country between former partners in crime begins.            


For Queen and Country – A retired British soldier struggles to adjust to everyday life, with increasing difficulty.            


Fright Night Part 2 – Charley Brewster and Peter Vincent must face more vampires, out for revenge.            


How I Got Into College – The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon’s affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. Jessica fights off her parent’s expectation of going to their alma mater of the University of Michigan, while Marlon fights his grades and SAT scores.


Miracle Mile – A young man hears a chance phone call telling him that a nuclear war has started and missiles will hit his city in 70 minutes.            


Next Week: Aladdin, Booksmart, Brightburn

Undisputed Classic: Aladdin      1989: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade & Pink Cadillac

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Return of the Swamp Thing

Coming Attractions/News:

Blinded By the Light
Loqueesha
It: Chapter 2
Spider-Man Far From Home

New Movies


Pokemon Detective Pikachu – In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.

Poms – POMS is a comedy about a group of women who form a cheer leading squad at their retirement community, proving that you’re never too old to ‘bring it!’


Tolkien – The formative years of the orphaned author J.R.R. Tolkien as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school.


The Hustle – Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson star as female scam artists, one low rent and the other high class, who team up to take down the men who have wronged them.

Undisputed Classic

Bedtime Story – Two scam artists prey on women for their money. They clash in a Mediterranean hot spot. Will the cultured, high-class con artist come out on top, or will the rough small-change scammer rise to win the wager?

1989

Hot to Get Ahead in Advertising – Dennis Dimbleby Bagley is a brilliant young advertising executive who can’t come up with a slogan to sell a revolutionary new pimple cream. His obsessive worrying affects not only his relationship with his wife, his friends and his boss, but also his own body – graphically demonstrated when he grows a large stress-related boil on his shoulder. But when the boil grows eyes and a mouth and starts talking, Bagley really begins to think he’s lost his mind. But has he?

See No Evil Hear No Evil – Dave is deaf, and Wally is blind. They witness a murder, but it was Dave who was looking at her, and Wally who was listening.


Going Overboard – A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.


Earth Girls Are Easy – A Southern California girl befriends three furry aliens after their spaceship lands in her swimming pool.


Fist Fighter – An ex-boxer comes back to a town called Rosario in South America taking revenge for the death of a friend.


Return of the Swamp Thing – The Swamp Thing returns to battle the evil Dr. Arcane, who has a new science lab full of creatures transformed by genetic mutation, and chooses Heather Locklear as his new object of affection.


Next Week: A Dog’s Journey, John Wick 3, The Sun is Also A Star

Undisputed Classic: My Own Private Idaho   1989: Road House

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Extremely Wicked

Coming Attractions/News:

Murder Mystery
https://www.indiewire.com/2019/05/best-films-decade-critics-poll-mad-max-tree-of-life-1202130086/


New Movies


The Intruder – A young married couple buy a beautiful house on several acres of land only to find out that the man they bought it from refuses to let go of the property.

Long Shot – When Fred Flarsky reunites with his first crush, one of the most influential women in the world, Charlotte Field, he charms her. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.

Streaming Challenge

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil & Vile – A courtroom frenzy ensues and sweeps 1970s America when a young single mother reluctantly tips the attention of a widespread manhunt toward her longtime boyfriend, Ted Bundy.

Undisputed Classic

The Candidate – Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.

1989

Listen to Me – A group of college debaters learn about the world, friendships, love, dreams and family in this warm, endearing drama.

Lost Angels – A troubled youth from a split Los Angeles family is sent to a private psychiatric hospital after a violent scrape with the police. In the hospital, he makes a connection with one of the doctors who has his own problems.


Signs of Life – A touching story of life in rural Maine, and the changes brought about by the closing of a town’s small boat-building company — on which many of the residents depended upon for a living.


Next Week: The Hustle, Pokeman: Detective Pickachu, Poms

Undisputed Classic: Bedtime Stories for Grown Ups

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Avengers Endgame SPOILERS

Coming Attractions/News:

Gemini Man
I Spit on Your Grave


New Movies


Avengers Endgame – After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to undo Thanos’ actions and restore order to the universe.

Undisputed Classic

The Crow – A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée’s murder.

1989

Criminal Law – A lawyer defends a killer, but soon after he wins, he finds out that the killer is guilty.

K9 – To stop an elusive criminal, a maverick detective enlists the aid of a police dog who’s an unusually intelligent smart alec.


Loverboy – Randy Bodek works as a pizza delivery boy at Senor Pizza to make a few extra bucks. Some customers are special, though: When the order is for a pizza with extra anchovies, it means the female customers are looking for some loving. “Loverboy’s” reputation soon makes him very popular, but when Mom Bodek suddenly feels like some extra anchovies, things are looking grim for young Randy.


Miss Firecracker – Carnelle isn’t happy with her life, so in order to improve herself she enters a local beauty contest, trying to emulate her cousin Elain’s win many years ago. Few think she can win, even her closest friends and relatives (e.g. slightly mad cousin Delmount) think she’s heading for a big disappointment, but Carnelle is ever hopeful, seeing a win as a ticket to escape her small town in Mississippi.


Scandal – Based on the Profumo Scandal of 1963, an affair between an exotic dancer and the Minister of War shakes up the British government.

Fast Food – What would happen if a sex drug ended up in the Secret Sauce of a new burger joint?

The Horror Show – Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends “Meat Cleaver Max” and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas’ family is under attack, his sanity in question, and his house haunted. Aided by a disreputable college professor, can Lucas reclaim his mind, house, and family? Features Lance Henriksen as Lucas McCarthy and Brion James as Max Jenke. One of the few movies featuring these actors as main characters.

Next Week: El Chicano, The Intruder, Long Shot, Uglydolls

Undisputed Classic: The Candidate

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Field of Dreams

Coming Attractions/News:

Hail Satan?
Which Avenger is gonna die

New Movies


The Curse of La Llorona – Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker and her own small kids are soon drawn into a frightening supernatural realm.

Breakthrough – When her 14-year-old son drowns in a lake, a faithful mother prays for him to come back from the brink of death and be healed.

Teen Spirit – Violet is a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition. Driven by a pop-fueled soundtrack, Teen Spirit is a visceral and stylish spin on the Cinderella story.

Daddy Issues – Maya, a queer pixie artist, meets and falls madly in love with her insta-crush: the sexually fluid fashionista, Jasmine. It’s all gumdrops and fairytales until Maya discovers Jasmine’s passionate relationship with a secret sugar daddy.

Undisputed Classic

The Stratton Story – Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms.

1989

Field of Dreams – An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come.

Red Scorpion – A Soviet Special Forces soldier is sent on a mission to infiltrate an African rebel army and assassinate its leader, but the war machine they trained starts to think for himself.


See You In the Morning – Three years after his divorce from his model-wife is the psychologist Larry Livingstone ready for a new commitment. He falls in love with the young widow Beth who has two children. But Beth and the children are still in mourning over their dead husband and father and Larry finds it a bit difficult to penetrate their reservations. Larry himself has to deal with his ex-wife and his love for his own two kids. Slowly both Beth and the children realise that they have to go on with their lives and that they have been giving a second chance.


Speed Zone – An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan’s car is not in this one, but many new cars make up for that. Who will win? Who will crash? Who will not even finish? Sit down and buckle up for the ride of your life.


Checking Out – A famed stage actor reunites his family for a party, and plans to commit suicide after-wards, unless they are able to convince him not to.

Next Week: Avengers EndGame,

Undisputed Classic: The Crow

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Almost Famous

Coming Attractions/News:

Star Wars Episode IX

New Movie

Little – A woman is transformed into her younger self at a point in her life when the pressures of adulthood become too much to bear.

Hellboy – Based on the graphic novels by Mike Mignola, Hellboy, caught between the worlds of the supernatural and human, battles an ancient sorceress bent on revenge.

After – A young woman falls for a guy with a dark secret and the two embark on a rocky relationship. Based on the novel by Anna Todd.

Missing Link – Mr. Link recruits explorer Sir Lionel Frost to help find his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La. Along with adventurer Adelina Fortnight, this trio of explorers travel the world to help their new friend.

Undisputed Classic

Almost Famous – A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour.

Singles – A group of twenty-something friends, most of whom live in the same apartment complex, search for love and success in grunge-era Seattle.

1989

Say Anything – A noble underachiever and a beautiful valedictorian fall in love the summer before she goes off to college.

She’s Out of Control – When an average-looking teenage girl gets a makeover, it’s enough to make her father become overprotective of her.


Disorganized Crimes – Career criminal Frank plans a bank heist and sends for his buddies to help pull the job. Before his buddies arrive, he’s caught, forcing his cohorts to pull the job alone. Frank soon escapes, setting off a search by the bumbling cops.


Winter People – A young widower moves with his daughter into a North Carolina mountain town in 1934. He quickly takes up with a young woman with an illegitimate baby. First he must prove himself to her father and her three brothers. He does so first by joining them on a bear hunt and then by designing a clock tower for the small community. Trouble comes when it is revealed that the baby’s father is the demented son of a mean clan across the river and they mean to take the child back.


Edge of Sanity – When Henry Jekyll’s experiments with cocaine have gotten out of control, he transforms into the hideous Jack Hyde. As Hyde he searches the London streets at night for his prey in whorehouses and opium dens. The police can’t catch him, he has nothing to lose but his mind…

Next Week: Breakthrough, Penguins (Disney Nature), 1989 – Field of Dreams

Undisputed Classic: The Stratton Story

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Shazam! I Can See the Future

Coming Attractions/News:

The Joker


New Movies


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.

Undisputed Classic

The Dead Zone – A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic ability.

1989

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

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Fold it Back Like Foreskin

Coming Attractions/News:

Mary Magdalene
Annabelle Comes Home
Dora and the Lost City of Gold
The Dead Don’t Die


New Movies


Dumbo – A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

The Beach Bum – A rebellious stoner named Moondog lives life by his own rules.

Gloria Bell – A free-spirited woman in her 50s seeks out love at L.A. dance clubs.


Streaming Challenge

The Highwaymen – A pair of Texas Rangers come out of retirement to catch the infamous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde.

Undisputed Classic

Dumbo – Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential.

1989

Crusoe – Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.

Heathers – In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, an intelligent teen teams up with a dark sociopath in a plot to kill the cool kids.

Sing – A teen film about an Italian punk forced to work with an innocent Jewish girl.

Next Week: Pet Semetary, Best of Enemies, Shazam

Undisputed Classic: Dead Zone

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Us and The Dirt

Coming Attractions/News:

The Last Black Man in San Francisco
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

New Movies


Us – A family’s serenity turns to chaos when a group of doppelgängers begins to terrorize them.


Streaming Challenge

Triple Frontier – Loyalties are tested when five former special forces operatives reunite to steal a drug lord’s fortune, unleashing a chain of unintended consequences

The Dirt – The story of how Mötley Crüe came to be one of the most notorious rock ‘n roll groups in history.

Undisputed Classic

Twilight Zone: The Movie – Four horror and science fiction segments, directed by four famous directors, each of them being a new version of a classic story from Rod Serling‘s landmark television series.

1989

Brothers in Arms – Two brothers on a hike in the woods, one of them with a hidden motive, get in trouble with hill-billies, when they save a girl from rape.

Nowhere to Run – Rural Texas, 1960 — An age of good times and innocence, when growing up was supposed to be easy. Six high school seniors know the terrible secret that will make the difference in the biggest election in the county’s history. Now they must make the most difficult decision of their lives. They must become adults.

976-Evil – People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers.

Troop Beverly Hills – A soon to be divorced Beverly Hills socialite is determined to prove to her husband and herself that she can finish what she starts out to do, by becoming a den mother to a troop of Beverly Hills Girl Scouts.

Cutting Class – A murderer is loose in a high school in this ‘whodunit’ movie.

Dead Bang – A cop is gunned down on Xmas eve. Jerry Beck, the homicide cop given the job of hunting the killer, investigates some leads which bring him into contact with a group of white supremacy extremists. In addition to the racists, Beck also has to contend with an unhelpful FBI agent.

Next Week: Dumbo, The Beach Bum, Streaming: The Highway Men

Undisputed Classic: Dumbo

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Red Bull and Pretty Cancer

Coming Attractions/News:

Movie Pass
Guardians 3/Suicide Squad/James Gunn
Avenger’s Endgame
Good Boys

New Movies


Wonder Park – Wonder Park tells the story of an amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive.

Five Feet Apart – A pair of teenagers with life-threatening illnesses meet in a hospital and fall in love.

Captive State – Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, Captive State explores the lives on both sides of the conflict – the collaborators and dissidents.


Apollo 11 – A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin & Michael Collins.


Streaming Challenge

Triple Frontier – Loyalties are tested when five former special forces operatives reunite to steal a drug lord’s fortune, unleashing a chain of unintended consequences

Undisputed Classic

Bringing Out the Dead – Haunted by the patients he failed to save, an extremely burned-out Manhattan ambulance paramedic fights to maintain his sanity over three fraught and turbulent nights.

1989

Fletch Lives – After receiving an inheritance in Louisiana, Los Angeles reporter Irvin Fletcher heads to the Belle Isle plantation where he gets himself into hilarious trouble.

Leviathan – An American deep-sea mining colony stumbles upon a sunken Soviet vessel hiding a horrific secret.

Rooftops – A skilled young street fighter battles criminals across the rooftops of New York City.

Slaves of New York – Eleanor lives with the artist Stash. Just like his artist friends, he is completely unknown but is waiting for the big break. Stash is mean to her and finally she leaves him. Ironically, she gets her big break – as a hat designer.

Next Week: Us

Undisputed Classic: The Twilight Zone Movie

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