Movies This Week

4/2/2021

Godzilla vs. Kong (2021): The epic next chapter in the cinematic Monsterverse pits two of the greatest icons in motion picture history against one another - the fearsome Godzilla and the mighty Kong - with humanity caught in the balance. Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall: Theaters and HBOMax

 

Nobody (2021): A bystander who intervenes to help a woman being harassed by a group of men becomes the target of a vengeful drug lord. Stars: Bob Odenkirk, Aleksey Serebryakov, Connie Nielsen. Theaters 

 

Concrete Cowboy (2020): A teenager discovers the world of urban horseback riding when he moves in with his estranged father in North Philadelphia. Stars: Idris Elba, Lorraine Toussaint, Caleb McLaughlin. Netflix

 

The Unholy (2021): A hearing-impaired girl is visited by the Virgin Mary and can suddenly hear, speak, and heal the sick. As people flock to witness her miracles, terrifying events unfold. Are they the work of the Virgin Mary or something much more sinister? Stars: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Cricket Brown, William Sadler. Theaters

 

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3/19/2021

 

Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021):Zack Snyder's definitive director's cut of Justice League. Determined to ensure Superman's ultimate sacrifice was not in vain, Bruce Wayne aligns forces with Diana Prince with plans to recruit a team of metahumans to protect the world from an approaching threat of catastrophic proportions. Stars: Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot. HBO Max

 

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: Following the events of 'Avengers: Endgame,' Sam Wilson/Falcon and Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier team up in a global adventure that tests their abilities -- and their patience. Stars: Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Wyatt Russell. Disney+

 

Minari (2020): A Korean family starts a farm in 1980s Arkansas. Stars: Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, Alan S. Kim. In select theaters and online. 

 

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03-05-2021

 

Raya and the Last Dragon (2021): In a realm known as Kumandra, a re-imagined Earth inhabited by an ancient civilization, a warrior named Raya is determined to find the last dragon. Stars: Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Gemma Chan. Disney+ and Select Theaters

 

Coming 2 America (2021): The African monarch Akeem learns he has a long-lost son in the United States and must return to America to meet this unexpected heir and build a relationship with his son. Stars: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Shari Headley. Amazon Prime

 

Chaos Walking (2021): A Distopian world where there are no women and all living creatures can hear each other's thoughts in a stream of images, words, and sounds called Noise.
Stars: Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Demián Bichir. In theaters.

 

I Care a Lot (2020): A crooked legal guardian who drains the savings of her elderly wards meets her match when a woman she tries to swindle turns out to be more than she first appears. Stars: Rosamund Pike, Peter Dinklage, Eiza González 

 

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2/26/2021

 

Tom and Jerry (2021): Adaptation of the classic Hanna-Barbera property, which reveals how Tom and Jerry first meet and form their rivalry. Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Michael Peña, Colin Jost. Theaters and HBO Max

 

Nomadland (2020): After losing everything in the Great Recession, a woman embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad. Stars: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May. Select Theater and HULU

 

Wrong Turn (2021): Friends hiking the Appalachian Trail are confronted by 'The Foundation', a community of people who have lived in the mountains for hundreds of years. Stars: Charlotte Vega, Adain Bradley, Bill Sage. Prime, Google, Apple

 

Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel: College student and tourist Elisa Lam vanishes, leaving behind all of her possessions in her hotel room. The Cecil Hotel grows in infamy. Stars: Tim Marcia, Amy Price, Josh Dean. Netflix 

 

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2/5/2021

 

Big Sky (2020): A private detective teams up with an ex-cop to solve a kidnapping case in Montana. Stars: Katheryn Winnick, Kylie Bunbury, Brian Geraghty. ABC

 

Rams (2020): A decades-long feud between two sheep farming brothers comes to a head when disaster strikes their flocks. Stars: Sam Neill, Miranda Richardson, Asher Keddie. Amazon.

 

Two of Us (2019): Pensioners Nina and Madeleine have hidden their deep and passionate love for many decades, but their bond is put to the test when they are suddenly unable to move freely between each other's apartments. Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Martine Chevallier, Léa Drucker. On Demand.

 

The Reckoning (2020): Evelyn, a young widow haunted by the recent suicide of her husband Joseph, is falsely accused of being a witch by her Landlord after she rejects his advances. Stars: Joe Anderson, Sean Pertwee, Charlotte Kirk. Amazon 

 

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01/29/2021

 

Palmer (2021): An ex-convict strikes up a friendship with a boy from a troubled home.
Stars: Juno Temple, Justin Timberlake, June Squibb . Apple TV

 

The Little Things (2021): Two cops track down a serial killer.
Stars: Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, Jared Leto. In theaters.

 

Saint Maud (2019): Follows a pious nurse who becomes dangerously obsessed with saving the soul of her dying patient. Stars: Morfydd Clark, Jennifer Ehle, Lily Knight. Select Theaters and Epix

 

The Dig (2021): An archaeologist embarks on the historically important excavation of Sutton Hoo in 1938. Stars: Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes, Lily James. Netflix

 

Resident Alien: It follows a crash-landed alien named Harry who takes on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor, slowly begins to wrestle with the moral dilemma of his secret mission on Earth. Stars: Alan Tudyk, Sara Tomko, Corey Reynolds. SYFY

 

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1/22/2021

 

Psycho Goreman (2020): After unearthing a gem that controls an evil monster looking to destroy the Universe, a young girl and her brother use it to make him do their bidding.
Stars: Matthew Ninaber, Kristen MacCulloch, Rick Amsbury. Prime Video

 

Fatale (2020): After a one-night stand, a successful married man finds himself entangled in a cunning police detective's latest investigation. Stars: Hilary Swank, Michael Ealy, Mike Colter. On Demand and Select Theaters

 

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1/15/2021

 

The Marksman (2021): A rancher on the Arizona border becomes the unlikely defender of a young Mexican boy desperately fleeing the cartel assassins who've pursued him into the U.S. Stars: Katheryn Winnick, Liam Neeson, Teresa Ruiz. In select theaters.

 

Outside the Wire (2021):In the near future, a drone pilot sent into a war zone finds himself paired with a top-secret android officer on a mission to stop a nuclear attack.
Stars: Anthony Mackie, Emily Beecham, Pilou Asbæk. Netflix

 

One Night in Miami (2020): One Night in Miami is a fictional account of one incredible night where icons Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown gathered discussing their roles in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 60s. Stars: Kingsley Ben-Adir, Eli Goree, Aldis Hodge. Prime Video

 

WandaVision: Blends the style of classic sitcoms with the MCU in which Wanda Maximoff and Vision -two super-powered beings living their ideal suburban lives-begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems. Stars: Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Kat Dennings. Disney+

 

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12/18/20

 

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020): Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey, her ambitious horn player and the white management determined to control the uncontrollable "Mother of the Blues". Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's play. Stars: Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Colman Domingo. Netflix

 

Monster Hunter (2020): When Lt. Artemis and her loyal soldiers are transported to a new world, they engage in a desperate battle for survival against enormous enemies with incredible powers. Feature film based on the video game by Capcom. Stars: Milla Jovovich, Tony Jaa, T.I. In select theaters.

 

Favorite Christmas Movies: 

 

John: 5) Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang 4) The Santa Clause, 3) Love Actually, 2) Trading Places 

1) Scrooged.

 

T-Bone: 5) Trading Places 4) Elf 3) Scrooged 2) Die Hard 1) National Lampoons Christmas Vacation

 

Heather: 5) Miracle on 34th Street (With Natalie Wood) 4) A Christmas Story 3) Elf 2) Arthur Christmas 1) National Lampoons Christmas Vacation

 

 

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12/11/20

 

The Croods: A New Age (2020)
The prehistoric family the Croods are challenged by a rival family the Bettermans, who claim to be better and more evolved. Stars: Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds. In select theaters.

 

Wild Mountain Thyme (2020)
A pair of star-crossed lovers in Ireland get caught up in their family's land dispute.
Stars: Emily Blunt, Jamie Dornan, Jon Hamm. In select theaters.

 

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12/04/20

 

Mank: Follows screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz's tumultuous development of Orson Welles' iconic masterpiece Citizen Kane (1941). Stars: Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins. Netflix

 

Grandmothered: A young and unskilled fairy godmother ventures out on her own to prove her worth by tracking down a young girl whose request for help was ignored. Stars: Isla Fisher, Jillian Bell, Santiago Cabrera. Disney+

 

Sound of Metal: A heavy-metal drummer's life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing. Stars: Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci. Select theaters and on demand 

 

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11/13/20

 

Fatman: Santa Claus must contend with a hitman sent from a disappointed child. Stars: Walton Goggins, Mel Gibson, Marianne Jean-Baptiste. See it in select theaters.  

 

Chick Fight: When Anna Wyncomb is introduced to an underground, all-female fight club in order to turn the mess of her life around, she discovers she is much more personally connected to the history of the club than she could ever imagine. Stars: Bella Thorne, Malin Akerman, Alec Baldwin. See it in select theaters.

 

Freaky: After swapping bodies with a deranged serial killer, a young girl in high school discovers she has less than 24 hours before the change becomes permanent. Stars: Kathryn Newton, Vince Vaughn, Alan Ruck. See it in select theaters

 

 

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11/06/2020

 

Let Him Go: A retired sheriff and his wife, grieving over the death of their son, set out to find their only grandson.  Stars: Diane Lane, Kevin Costner, Lesley Manville. Select theaters and Video on Demand.

 

Jungleland: Two brothers try to escape their circumstances by travelling across the country for a no holds barred boxing match that becomes a fight for their lives. Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Jonathan Majors, Jack O'Connel. Video on demand. 

 

Mandalorian: (It's Back) The travels of a lone bounty hunter in the outer reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic. Stars: Pedro Pascal, Carl Weathers, Gina Carano. Disney+

 

 

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10/23/2020

 

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm:Follow-up film to the 2006 comedy centering on the real-life adventures of a fictional Kazakh television journalist named Borat. Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Maria Bakalova, Tom Hanks. Video on Demand.

 

Synchronic: Two New Orleans paramedics' lives are ripped apart after they encounter a series of horrific deaths linked to a designer drug with bizarre, otherworldly effects. Stars: Jamie Dornan, Anthony Mackie, Katie Aselton. In select theaters.

 

The Kid Detective: A once-celebrated kid detective, now 32, continues to solve the same trivial mysteries between hangovers and bouts of self-pity. Until a naive client brings him his first 'adult' case, to find out who brutally murdered her boyfriend. Stars: Adam Brody, Sophie Nélisse, Sarah Sutherland. Video on Demand and select theaters. 

 

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10/16/2020

Favorite Horror (Halloween) Movies

John:

Honorable Mentions: 

Home Improvement Halloween Episodes

6. Ernest Scared Stupid

5. Tales of Halloween

4. Trick or Treat

3. Haunt

2. Hellfest

1. Halloween (1978)

 

T-Bone: 

Honorable Mentions:

American Werewolf In London

Let's Scare Jessica To Death

halloween 2018

5. Silence of the Lambs

4. Poltergiest

3. Silver Bullet

2. Dog Soldiers 

1. The Entity

 

Heather: 

5. Then Vanishing

4. Let Me In 2010

3. Aliens 2 

2. Happy Birthday To Me

1. The Others

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