Buck Futter: Bob and the Shrek Doll

Coming Attractions/News:

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – Trailer
Incredibles 2 – Trailer
Equalizer 2 – Trailer

New Movies

I Feel Pretty – A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appearance never changed?

Traffik – A couple off for a romantic weekend in the mountains are accosted by a biker gang. Alone in the mountains, Brea and John must defend themselves against the gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.

Super Troopers 2 – When a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers are tasked with establishing a Highway Patrol station in the disputed area.

Undisputed Classic

Super Troopers – Five Vermont state troopers, avid pranksters with a knack for screwing up, try to save their jobs and out-do the local police department by solving a crime.

Top Five – Bad Cops

1988

1) Casual Sex? (Lea Thompson, Victoria Jackson): While attending a singles retreat, two female friends– one promiscuous, the other unlucky with men– share their philosophies on love, sex, men, and dating in the wake of the 1980s AIDS epidemic.

2) The Unholy (Ben Cross, Hal Holbrook): A priest battles a demon that kills sinners in the act of sinning.

3) Lady In White (Lukas Haas, Katherine Helmond): An author tells the story of how, as a young boy growing up in a 1960s small town, he was haunted after witnessing the murder of a little girl.

4) Permanent Record (Keanu Reeves, Alan Boyce): When David Sinclair, a popular and talented high school student commits suicide, his best friend Chris takes over many of his responsibilities.

Next Week: Avengers Infinity War & The Week Of. Classic: Knowing. Top Five: Bad Movies You Think Josh Likes.

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Rampage & Friday the 13th

Coming Attractions/News:

Hot Summer Nights – Trailer
Dark Crimes – Trailer
Hotel Artemis – Trailer
An Evening With Kevin Smith

New Movies

Rampage – When three different animals become infected with a dangerous pathogen, a primatologist and a geneticist team up to stop them from destroying Chicago.

Truth or Dare – A harmless game of Truth or Dare among friends turns deadly when someone — or something — begins to punish those who tell a lie or refuse the dare.

Isle of Dogs – Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy’s odyssey in search of his lost dog.

Beirut – Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives must send a former U.S. diplomat to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.

Undisputed Classic

Friday the 13th – A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child’s drowning.

Top Five – Friday the 13th Movies

1988

1) Colors (Robert Duvall, Sean Penn, directed by Dennis Hopper): An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.

2) Return To Snowy River (Tom Burlinson, Brian Dennehy): Young Jim Craig returns to his home in the Australian high country. He finds that things are not as he left them – his girlfriend is being pursued by another man, and her father doesn’t want Jim back into her life.

3) Aria (Theresa Russell, John Hurt): Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner), and is an interpretation of the particular aria.

4) The Moderns (Keith Carradine, Linda Fiorentino): A struggling artist is hired to forge paintings, causing him to cross paths with his ex-wife and her powerful new husband.

5) Plain Clothes (Arliss Howard, Suzy Amis): To prove his brother’s innocence, undercover officer Nick enrolls in high school again, dealing with crushes, bullies, humiliations, popularity swings, and quirky teachers and staff to find the real murderer.

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Quiet Sex

Coming Attractions/News:

Solo – Trailer
Farenheit 451 – Trailer
How to Talk to Girls at Parties – Trailer
Night School – Trailer
Under the Silver Lake – Trailer

New Movies

A Quiet Place – A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.

Blockers – Three parents try to stop their daughters from having sex on Prom night.

Chappaquiddick – Depicting Ted Kennedy’s involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.

The Miracle Season – After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline “Line” Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship.

Undisputed Classic

The Mist – A freak storm unleashes a species of bloodthirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives.

Top Five – Quiet Characters

1988

1) Above the Law (Steven Seagal, Pam Grier): A former Special Operations Vietnam vet works as a Chicago cop, and uncovers C.I.A. wrongdoing.

2) 18 Again! (George Burns, Charlie Schlatter): By means of an accident the soul of David and his swinging grandfather get swapped.

3) Bad Dreams (Gale Anne Hurd- producer): The lone survivor of a suicide cult wakes from a thirteen-year coma in a psychiatric ward, where other patients suddenly start dying under mysterious and gruesome circumstances.

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Ready Player One

Coming Attractions/News:

The House with a Clock in its Walls – Trailer
First Reformed – Trailer
Halloween – Teaser

New Movies

Ready Player One – When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.

The Death of Stalin – Follows the Soviet dictator’s last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death.

God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness – Pastor Dave responds to the unimaginable tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down.

Undisputed Classic

WarGames – A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III.

Top Five – Movies Referenced in Ready Player One

1988

1) Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton, Geena Davis, Alec Baldwin, Tim Burton): When a recently-deceased ghost couple find their now-vacant home invaded by an obnoxious family, they hire a sleazy ghost who gets rid of humans to help them.

2) Bright Lights, Big City (Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates): A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.

3) The Seventh Sign (Demi Moore, Michael Biehn): Abby Quinn is eagerly awaiting childbirth but is haunted by dreams where she suffers a miscarriage. When she decides to rent a room to a mysterious stranger, she realizes a chain of events that will unleash the end of humanity.

4) Stand and Deliver (Edward James Olmos, Lou Diamond Phillips): The story of Jaime Escalante, a high school teacher who successfully inspired his dropout prone students to learn calculus.

5) A Time of Destiny (William Hurt, Timothy Hutton): A modernized version of the story which inspired Verdi’s opera, “La Forza del Destino”.

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I Would Rather Watch the Notebook

Coming Attractions/News:

Terminal – Trailer
Deadpool 2 – Trailer
The Spy Who Dumped Me – Trailer
Eighth Grade – Trailer
Sicario 2 – Trailer
Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Trailer

New Movies

Pacific Rim Uprising – Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.

Sherlock Gnomes – Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.

Midnight Sun – A 17-year-old girl suffers from a condition that prevents her from being out in the sunlight.

Unsane – A young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution, where she is confronted by her greatest fear–but is it real or a product of her delusion?

Best F(r)iends – When a drifter befriends a quirky mortician, an unlikely business partnership is formed. Paranoia soon develops, however, and both men are forced to come to terms with the fragility of friendship and loyalty.

Undisputed Classic

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – When their relationship turns sour, a young couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.

Top Five – Giant Robot or Jesus Movies

1988

Biloxi Blues (Matthew Broderick): A group of young recruits go through boot camp during the Second World War in Biloxi, Mississippi. From the play by Neil Simon.

Johnny Be Good (Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Downey Jr, Uma Thurman): It’s recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America’s hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college with his girlfriend and give up his football career?

A New Life (Alan Alda, Ann-Margret): After a middle-aged couple divorces, they must each enter the frightening but funny world of blind dates and new relationships.

High Season (Jacqueline Bisset): On the isle of Rhodes, Katherine, an expatriate English photographer, lives with her daughter. A young local wants to encourage tourism, so he commissions a sculpture of the Unknown Tourist for the town square; the sculptor he brings to Rhodes is Kate’s ex-husband.

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

Coming Attractions/News:

Avengers Infinity War – Trailer

New Movies

Tomb Raider – Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.

Love, Simon – Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends, and all of his classmates: he’s gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.

7 Days in Entebbe – Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, and the most daring rescue mission ever attempted.

Los Angeles Overnight – A struggling actress inherits a bevy of colorful villains after desperation (with a touch of femme fatale) drives her and her gullible boyfriend to steal big from the Los Angeles underworld.

Undisputed Classic

Raiders of the Lost Ark – Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Top Five – Irish/Irish American Movies

1988

Little Nikita (Sidney Poitier, River Phoenix): An FBI agent works to uncover an All-American family as Soviet sleeper agents and gets caught up in friendship with their unaware son.

Dominick and Eugene (Tom Hulce, Ray Liotta): Dominick and Eugene are twins, but Dominick is a little bit slow due do an accident in his youth. They live together, with Dominick working as garbage man to put Eugene through medical school. Their relationship becomes strained when Eugene must decide between his devotion to his brother, or his need to go away to complete his training. Things are also not helped by Dominick’s co-worker, or Eugene’s budding romance.

D.O.A. (Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan): Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn’t much time.

The Milagro Beanfield War (Ruben Blades, Robert Redford- director): In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom realize that this will result in the eventual displacement of the local Hispanic farmers, they cannot arouse much opposition because of the short term opportunities offered by construction jobs.

Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach- The Police Academy (1984) misfits travel to Miami, Florida for their academy’s commanding officer, Lassard, to receive a prestigious lifetime award pending his retirement, which takes a turn involving a group of jewel thieves after their stolen loot that Lassard unknowingly has in his possession.

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Sweaty Cop 2

Coming Attractions/News:

The Grinch – Trailer
Perfect – Trailer
Brother’s Nest – Trailer

New Movies

A Wrinkle in Time – After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

The Strangers: Prey at Night – A family staying in a secluded mobile home park for the night are visited by three masked psychopaths, to test their every limit.

The Hurricane Heist – Thieves attempt a massive heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities.

Gringo – GRINGO, a dark comedy mixed with white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, explores the battle of survival for businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) when he finds himself crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal.

Undisputed Classic

His Girl Friday – A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.

Top Five – Movie’s with a Pot Theme

1988

Masquerade – A recently orphaned millionairess, Olivia, really hates her scheming step-father. Olivia finds love with a young yacht racing captain, Tim, who isn’t completely truthful with her. When the two run into a problem the local cop, who happens to be an old friend of Olivia’s, seems to be turning a blind eye to incriminating evidence.

Off Limits (Saigon) – McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world – they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even harder when they start investigating the serial killings of local prostitutes. Their prime suspect is high ranking U.S. Army officer which brings their lives in danger.

Vice Versa – During an argument, a divorced executive and his 11 year old son casually touch a magical Tibetan skull, releasing a mysterious power that transfers the father’s mind to the body of the son and vice versa. Their problems have just begun.

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2018 Oscar Results

Coming Attractions/News:

Oscar Results

New Movies

Death Wish – Dr. Paul Kersey is an experienced trauma surgeon, a man who has spent his life saving lives. After an attack on his family, Paul embarks on his own mission for justice.

Red Sparrow – Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to ‘Sparrow School,’ a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.

Mute – A mute bartender goes up against his city’s gangsters in an effort to find out what happened to his missing partner.

Undisputed Classic

Reds – A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia, and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.

Death Wish – A New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad after his wife is murdered by street punks in which he randomly goes out and kills would-be muggers on the mean streets after dark.

Top Five – Movie Vigilantes

1988

Cop – An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.

The House on Carroll Street – In 1950s America, an FBI agent and a blacklist victim uncover a plot to smuggle Nazi war criminals into the country.

Pass the Ammo – A corrupt television preacher and his congregation are held hostage by a woman, her lover, and her two cousins in an attempt to avenge the theft of her inheritance. A quirky look at the dishonesty of the televangelist industry.

Moving – Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.

Prison – The spirit of a long-dead prisoner returns for revenge, haunting the prison’s new governor.

Switching Channels – A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.

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Literally Shooting From the Hip

Coming Attractions/News:

The Week Of
Kings
Life of the Party

New Movies

Game Night – A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery.

Every Day – A shy teenager falls for someone who transforms into another person every day.
Annihilation – A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature don’t apply.

Undisputed Classic

Black Swan – A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.

Top Five – Game Themed Movies

1988

Bloodsport – Follows Frank Dux, an American martial artist serving in the military, who decides to leave the army to compete in a martial arts tournament in Hong Kong where fights to the death can occur.

Frantic – In a hotel room in Paris, a doctor comes out of the shower and finds that his wife has disappeared. He soon finds himself caught up in a world of intrigue, espionage, gangsters, drugs and murder.

Hairspray – A ‘pleasantly plump’ teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon – A charming womanizer has to find a way to get $80 to elope to Hawaii with his one true love, or else go to his father’s chosen business school.

Taffin – An Irish tough-guy debt collector is asked by his local community to help rid the town of developers bent on building a chemical plant on the outskirts of town.

Apprentice to Murder – Fire-and-brimstone preacher sees Satan everywhere, trains gullible young boy to “detect” evil, and the two of them commit several murders in the name of Jesus. Based on a true story.

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Black Panther

Coming Attractions/News:

Nothing This Week

New Movies

Black Panther – T’Challa, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king.

Early Man – Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

Samson – After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with Supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and his God.

Undisputed Classic

Samson and Delilah – When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret.

Top Five – The Cast Black Panther

1988

Nothing this week

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