Tag: movies

Black Panther

Centuries ago, five African tribes war over a meteorite containing vibranium. One warrior ingests a ‘heart-shaped herb’ affected by the metal and gains superhuman abilities, becoming the first ‘Black Panther’. He unites all but the Jabari Tribe to form the nation of Wakanda. The Wakandans use the vibranium to develop advanced technology and isolate themselves from […]

The Dark Tower

The dark tower. Eleven-year-old Jake Chambers experiences visions involving a Man in Black who seeks to destroy a Tower and bring ruin to the Universe, and a Gunslinger who opposes him. Jake’s mother, stepfather, and psychiatrists dismiss these as dreams resulting from the trauma of his father’s death the previous year.

Daddy’s Home

Daddy’s home. Mild-mannered radio executive Brad Whitaker struggles to be a good stepfather to his wife Sara’s two children, Megan and Dylan, and is seemingly sterile after an accident to his testicles some years ago. The children begin to grow closer to Brad, with Dylan confiding in him that he is being picked on at school […]

Escape From LA

Escape from LA. In 1998, Los Angeles has become immensely crime-ridden and decadent, ultimately being directly governed and patrolled by the recently created United States Police Force. Two years later, on August 23, 2000, a massive earthquake strikes the city, the San Fernando Valley floods, and the Los Angeles area turns into an island from Malibu […]

Surrogates

Surrogates. In 2025, widespread use of remotely controlled androids called “surrogates” allows everyone to live in idealized forms from the safety of their homes. In contrast to their surrogates, the human operators are depicted as slovenly and homebound. A surrogate’s operator is protected from harm and feels no pain when the surrogate is damaged. In Boston, FBI agent Tom Greer (Bruce Willis) has […]

Keanu

Keanu. Smoke and Oil Dresden (Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key), a pair of assassins known as the “Allentown Boys”, enter a drug-processing facility run by a Mexican drug cartel and kill everyone inside, including the boss King Diaz. The pair take Diaz’s cat Iglesias, but when they are momentarily distracted by policemen arriving, the cat escapes. Meanwhile, Rell […]

Hard Target 2

Professional MMA fighter Wes Baylor (Scott Adkins) takes on Tim Sutherland in a match at the MGM Grand. Upset with the judges’ score, Baylor tries to knock Sutherland out and accidentally kills him. Overwhelmed with guilt, Baylor enters self-imposed exile in Thailand. Six months later, Baylor is still haunted by the death of Sutherland and competes in underground fight clubs. A man, Aldrich […]

The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty

Walter Mitty is a negative assets manager at Life magazine who daydreams of adventures and has a crush on a coworker named Cheryl. Mitty works with photojournalist Sean O’Connell, whose images are highly regarded. O’Connell has sent Mitty his latest negatives and a wallet as a gift in appreciation of Mitty’s work. O’Connell believes negative #25 captures the “quintessence of life” and […]

Knight And Day

Knight And Day. After colliding with Roy Miller (Tom Cruise) twice in the airport departure terminal on the way home from Wichita to pick up car parts, June Havens (Cameron Diaz) is told she has been bumped to a later flight. C.I.A. Agent John Fitzgerald (Peter Sarsgaard), believing Havens is working with Miller, puts her back on the plane. Completely taken with Miller, […]

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest. In 1963 Oregon, recidivist criminal Randle McMurphy is moved to a mental institution after serving a short sentence on a prison farm for statutory rape of a 15-year-old. Upon arriving at the hospital, he finds the ward run by the steely, strict Nurse Ratched, who subtly suppresses the actions of her patients through a passive-aggressive routine, intimidating the […]

The Last Ship

The Last Ship. Two civilian virologists, Drs. Rachel Scott and Quincy Tophet, claiming to be studying birds, join Captain Tom Chandler and crew aboard the USS Nathan James on their way to the Arctic. Renegade Russian forces attack them, and Chandler learns the virologists are actually collecting samples of a deadly virus that has infected […]

From Dusk Till Dawn

From Dusk Till Dawn. Fugitive bank robbers and brothers Seth and Richie Gecko are fleeing the FBI and Texas police. They hold up and destroy a liquor store, killing the clerk and a Texas Ranger. Two witnesses they held hostage in the store escape during the shooting. The Geckos still hold a bank clerk hostage in the trunk […]

In Time

In Time. In 2169, people are genetically engineered to stop aging on their 25th birthday. All people have a digital clock on their forearm; when they turn 25, they stop aging and their clock begins counting down from 1 year. When the clock reaches zero, that person “times out” and dies. Time has become the universal currency, and can be transferred […]

Unstoppable

Unstoppable. While moving a train pulled by #777 and #767, at the trainyard in the fictional city of Fuller, the two hostlers take ill-advised shortcuts and accidentally allow the engine to leave the train-yard on its own power without the air brakes engaged. Initially believing the train to be a “coaster”, yardmaster Connie Hooper orders them to drive and catch up the […]

The Two Faces Of January

The Two Faces Of January. In 1962, con man Chester MacFarland and his wife Colette tour Greece and visit the Acropolis of Athens. There they meet Rydal Keener, who scams tourists while working as a tour guide. The MacFarlands discover that Rydal is an American and invite him to dinner, and Rydal, intrigued by the couple’s wealth and Colette’s beauty, […]

Dr Strange

Dr Strange. In New York City, Stephen Strange, an acclaimed but arrogant neurosurgeon, badly injures his hands in a car accident, leaving him unable to operate. Fellow surgeon and former lover Christine Palmer tries to help him move on, but Strange vainly pursues experimental surgeries to heal his hands. Strange eventually learns of Jonathan Pangborn, a paraplegic who mysteriously regained full use of […]

Friday The 13th

In the original Friday the 13th (1980), Mrs. Pamela Voorhees (Betsy Palmer) stalks and murders the teenagers preparing Camp Crystal Lake for re‑opening. She is determined to ensure that the camp does not reopen after her son Jason (Ari Lehman) drowned in the lake due to the negligence of two staff members. The last counselor, Alice Hardy (Adrienne King), fends off Mrs. Voorhees long […]

After Earth

After Earth. In the 21st century, an environmental cataclysm forces the human race to abandon Earth and to settle on a new world, Nova Prime. One thousand years later, the Ranger Corps, a peacekeeping organization commanded by General Cypher Raige (Will Smith), comes into conflict with the S’krell, alien creatures who intend to conquer Nova Prime. Their […]

Beowulf

Beowulf is set in a post-industrial castle that defends the border of an unnamed kingdom. It is terrorized by a demon named Grendel, who kills the castle’s defenders, one by one. After fighting his way past several soldiers trying to keep anyone from entering or leaving, the warrior Beowulf offers his help to the castle’s king, Hrothgar, […]