The Predator
Jun29

The Predator

From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black’s explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a young boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a...

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BlacKkKlansman
Jun29

BlacKkKlansman

From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero. It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. The young detective soon recruits a more seasoned colleague,...

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Bohemian Rhapsody
Jun29

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences,...

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Mission: Impossible – Fallout
Jun29

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

The best intentions often come back to haunt you. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT finds Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team (Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames) along with some familiar allies (Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Monaghan) in a race against time after a mission gone wrong. Henry Cavill, Angela Bassett, and Vanessa Kirby also join the dynamic cast with filmmaker Christopher McQuarrie returning to the...

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Mowgli
Jun29

Mowgli

Motion capture and live action are blended for “Mowgli,” a new, big-screen, 3D adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic The Jungle Book. The film features an impressive roster of stars under the direction of Andy Serkis. The story follows the upbringing of the human child Mowgli, raised by a wolf pack in the jungles of India. As he learns the often harsh rules of the jungle, under the tutelage of a bear named Baloo and a panther named...

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Skyscraper
Jun29

Skyscraper

Global icon Dwayne Johnson leads the cast of Legendary’s Skyscraper as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer, who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in China he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he’s been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who is trapped inside the...

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Hotel Artemis
Jun29

Hotel Artemis

In HOTEL ARTEMIS, set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, Jodie Foster plays The Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals. Surrounded by an all-star cast that includes Sterling K. Brown, Sofia Boutella, Jeff Goldblum, Brian Tyree Henry, Jenny Slate, Zachary Quinto, Charlie Day, and Dave Bautista, HOTEL ARTEMIS is a stylish, high-octane action-thriller written and directed by Drew Pearce (writer of IRON...

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The Sisters Brothers
Jun29

The Sisters Brothers

Based on Patrick Dewitt’s acclaimed novel of the same name, follows two brothers – Eli and Charlie Sisters – who are hired to kill a prospector who has stolen from their boss. The story, a genre-hybrid with comedic elements, takes place in Oregon in 1851. The film is Jacques Audiard’s follow-up to his Palme D’Or Winning DHEEPAN, which premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film...

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado
Jun29

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

In SICARIO, Day of the Soldado, the series begins a new chapter. In the drug war, there are no rules – and as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border, federal agent Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) calls on the mysterious Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro), whose family was murdered by a cartel kingpin, to escalate the war in nefarious ways. Alejandro kidnaps the kingpin’s daughter to inflame the conflict – but when the...

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Christopher Robin
Jun10

Christopher Robin

In the heartwarming live action adventure Disney’s “Christopher Robin,” the young boy who shared countless adventures with his band of lovable stuffed animals in the Hundred Acre Wood is now grown up and living in London but he has lost his way. Now it is up to his childhood friends to venture into our world and help Christopher Robin rediscover the joys of family life, the value of friendship and to appreciate the simple pleasures in...

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Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It-Ralph 2
Jun10

Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It-Ralph 2

“Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2” leaves Litwak’s video arcade behind, venturing into the uncharted, expansive and thrilling world of the internet—which may or may not survive Ralph’s wrecking. Video game bad guy Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly) and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz (voice of Sarah Silverman) must risk it all by traveling to the world wide web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope’s...

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The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Jun10

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Reprising their starring roles from the first film are Chris Pratt as Emmet, Elizabeth Banks as Lucy (aka Wyldstyle), Will Arnett as LEGO Batman, Nick Offerman as Metal Beard, and Alison Brie as Unikitty. They are joined by Tiffany Haddish, Stephanie Beatriz, and Arturo Castro as, respectively, new characters Queen Watevra Wa-Nabi, Sweet Mayhem and Ice Cream Cone. The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part is directed by Mike Mitchell (Shrek...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/16/18
Jan16

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/16/18

Dennis Willis spotlights the latest rental, sales, and streaming titles – including David Letterman’s return to TV, on the Netflix series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, Katt Williams: Great America (Netflix), and the streaming debut of the shark thriller 47 Meters Down. New releases available for rental include the comedic horror movie Happy Death Day, the landmark animated film Loving Vincent, and the tone-deaf drama...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/09/18
Jan09

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/09/18

Dennis Willis chats with KGO Radio’s Brian Copeland about the divided audience over Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Netflix comedy-thriller The End of the F***ing World, the digital premieres of Blade Runner 2049 and Stephen King’s It, and whether Dunkirk works when you watch it on a...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/02/18
Jan02

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/02/18

Dennis Willis chats with KGO Radio’s Brian Copeland about the pros and cons of the theatrical subscription service Moviepass, the Netflix documentary series The Toys That Made Us, the Netflix premiere of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and the new controversial Dave Chappelle...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 11/28/17
Nov28

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 11/28/17

Dennis Willis chats with KGO Radio’s Brian Copeland about the Netflix documentary Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond, the Spike Lee series She’s Gotta Have It, Despicable Me 3, and the all the movies leaving...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 11/14/17
Nov15

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 11/14/17

Dennis Willis chats with KGO Radio’s Brian Copeland about separating the art from the artist in a post-Spacey and Louis C.K. world; plus, Amazon’s massive commitment to a multi-season Lord of the Rings TV series, the mid-season finale of Star Trek: Discovery, the neo-western thriller Wind River, with Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen, and the absurd Oscar-baiting Tulip Fever, with Alicia...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 11/07/17
Nov07

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 11/07/17

Dennis Willis chats with KGO Radio’s Brian Copeland about the short-lived scuffle between Disney, film critics and the Los Angeles Times. As well, Amazon’s streaming of the James Bond catalog, Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-winning epic The Departed, and the neo noir classic Kiss Kiss Bang...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 10/24/17
Oct24

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 10/24/17

Dennis Willis chats with KGO Radio’s Brian Copeland about Amazon’s final season of Red Oaks, the return of Stranger Things, the necessity of Cars sequels (and the surprise discovery that Cars 3 was actually good), the Kristen Stewart ghost tale Personal Shopper, and passing of actor Robert...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 10/17/17
Oct17

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 10/17/17

Dennis Willis chats with KGO Radio’s Brian Copeland about the powerful Netflix drama The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) with Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, and dramatic performances from Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller; the David Fincher thriller series Mindhunter, the theatrical hit Girls Trip, and director Sofia Coppola’s version of The Beguiled. Plus, how stoned does one have to be to enjoy Amazon’s reboot of Sigmund and the...

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