Last Flag Flying
Last Flag Flying (Movie Reviews, Last Update Nov 2017)
When "Doc" Shepherd's (Steve Carell) son is killed in the Iraq War, he turns for emotional support to his former pals Sal Nealon (Bryan Cranston) and Reverend Richard Mueller (Laurence Fishbone) -- even though he hasn't seen them since they served together in the Vietnam War together 30 years ago.
Wonder Wheel
Wonder Wheel (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2017)
Mickey (Justin Timberlake), a lifeguard on Coney Island during the 1950s, keeps his eye on more than just the beach-goers. He also notices the unhappy, middle-aged wife (Kate Winslet) of the local carousel operator (James Belushi). And when their a young relative (Juno Temple) comes to town, he observes she's followed by suspicious mobsters.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (Movie Reviews, Last Update Oct 2017)
Neal Page's (Steve Martin) plans for Thanksgiving get detoured. First by bad weather, and then by a not-so-helpful stranger (John Candy) he meets while trying to find an alternative mode of transportation to get home for the holiday.
The Man Who Invented Christmas
The Man Who Invented Christmas (Movie Reviews, Last Update Nov 2017)
The story behind the creation of Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol is told as the author's (Dan Stevens) imagination brings to life the beloved characters. Christopher Plummer also stars in the role of Scrooge.
LBJ (Movie Reviews, Last Update Nov 2017)
Lyndon Baines Johnson (played by Woody Harrelson) didn't become the President of the United States in the usual way. Succeeding after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, LBJ determines to bring the former leader's vision for Civil Rights to fruition -- even though he faces much opposition.
Darkest Hour (2017)
Darkest Hour (2017) (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2017)
Winston Churchill (played by Gary Oldman) became the British Prime Minister during England's darkest hour. With World War II underway, the new political leader needs to decide how to deal with Hitler's threats. And the fate of the world depended on his choices. This movie opens in a wider release on December 22, 2017.
Best Halloween Movies for Kids (News and Views, Last Update Oct 2017)
Chappaquiddick (Movie Reviews, Last Update Nov 2017)
Based on a true story, this movie dramatizes the wreckage caused to the political career of Senator Ted Kennedy (played by Jason Clarke) when, in 1969, he is involved in a car accident that claimed the life of a 28-year-old woman, Mary Jo Kopechne (Kate Mara).
Death Wish
Death Wish (Movie Reviews, Last Update Oct 2017)
Paul Kersey (Bruce Willis) becomes a man with a mission after his family is the victim of a violent crime. Taking the law (and a gun) into his own hands he becomes a vigilante on the streets of Chicago.
Molly’s Game
Molly’s Game (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2017)
Molly Bloom (Jessica Chasten) runs an exclusive poker game that only the very richest can afford. But it looks like the private enterprise may cost her everything when the FBI discover the Russian mob is also at her table. This movie is based on a true story.
Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (Movie Reviews, Last Update Nov 2017)
Denzel Washington plays Roman J. Israel Esq., an idealistic (and stubborn) defense attorney who is trapped in the past. When unforeseen changes force him to move on with the times, he struggles to hang onto his ethics while also trying to grasp much-needed financial opportunities.
Flatliners (1990)
Flatliners (1990) (Movie Reviews, Last Update Sep 2017)
When five medical students decide to experiment with "near death" experiences, they don't just flatline -- they also have heart-stopping experiences in the afterlife. This movie stars Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin, Oliver Platt, and Kevin Bacon.
Mully (Movie Reviews, Last Update Nov 2017)
The life of Charles Mully is a real rags-to-riches tale. This documentary, dramatizes his impoverished childhood (where he is played by Lucky Hassan) and follows his rise to wealth. Using interviews and video footage, the film goes on to show his remarkable decision to quit his job and spend his time helping orphaned children in his Kenyan homeland.
The Breadwinner
The Breadwinner (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2017)
Struggling to survive in Afghanistan under the Taliban, an eleven-year-old girl (voice of Saara Chaudry) makes a desperate decision. With no way to help as a female, Parvana cuts her hair and dresses like a boy, so she can find food for her starving family. This animation is based on a children's novel of by Deborah Ellis.
Holmes and Watson
Holmes and Watson (Movie Reviews, Last Update Sep 2017)