Sunday, December 8, 2019

Tag: Comedy

Playmobil: The Movie (2019)*

Title: Playmobil: The Movie
Rating: NR
Directed by: Lino DiSalvo
Written by: Blaise Hemingway, Greg Erb, and Jason Oremland
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Anya Taylor-Joy, Gabriel Bateman, and Jim Gaffigan
Release Date: 12/6/2019
Running Time: 99 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



In PLAYMOBIL’s® animated action adventure, a top secret organization has caused citizens from different lands to vanish from thin air. The dashing and charismatic secret agent Rex Dasher (Daniel Radcliffe) must partner with smooth-talking food truck driver Del (Jim Gaffigan) and Marla (Anya Taylor-Joy) a smart, savvy civilian with her own secret agenda, to rescue them. Against unthinkable odds, the trio go on a fantastic journey across stunning new worlds as they gather clues for their rescue mission.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Dedication: To Horst Brandstätter and all the team at Playmobil who carry on his legacy

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)*

Title: Jumanji: The Next Level
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Jake Kasdan
Written by: Jake Kasdan, Jeff Pinkner, and Scott Rosenberg
Based on the book by: Chris Van Allsburg
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Awkwafina, Alex Wolff, Morgan Turner, Ser’Darius Blain, Madison Iseman, Danny Glover, and Danny DeVito
Release Date: 12/13/2019
Running Time: 123 minutes

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In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to Jumanji to rescue one of their own, they discover that nothing is as they expect. The players will have to brave parts unknown and unexplored, from the arid deserts to the snowy mountains, in order to escape the world’s most dangerous game.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Special thanks to Ivan for this submission


Knives Out (2019)*

Title: Knives Out
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Rian Johnson
Written by: Rian Johnson
Starring: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, LaKeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, Riki Lindhome, Edi Patterson, Frank Oz, K Callan, Noah Segan, and Christopher Plummer
Release Date: 11/27/2019
Running Time: 130 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Special thanks to Frank, Sam, and Tony for this submission


Marriage Story (2019)*

Title: Marriage Story
Rating: R
Directed by: Noah Baumbach
Written by: Noah Baumbach
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, Azhy Robertson, Merritt Wever, Laura Dern, Wallace Shawn, Ray Liotta, and Alan Alda
Release Date: 12/6/2019
Running Time: 136 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?



Noah Baumbach’s incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Frozen II (2019)*

Title: Frozen II
Rating: PG
Directed by: Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee
Written by: Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck, Marc Smith, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, and Robert Lopez
Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff, Sterling K. Brown, Alfred Molina, Evan Rachel Wood, Martha Plimpton, Jason Ritter, Rachel Matthews, Jeremy Sisto, Ciarán Hinds, and Alan Tudyk
Release Date: 11/22/2019
Running Time: 103 minutes

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Why was Elsa born with magical powers? What truths about the past await Elsa as she ventures into the unknown to the enchanted forests and dark seas beyond Arendelle? The answers are calling her but also threatening her kingdom. Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, she’ll face a dangerous but remarkable journey. In “Frozen,” Elsa feared her powers were too much for the world. In “Frozen 2,” she must hope they are enough.


Family Activity Kit PDFs
Activity Packet, Bookmarks, Coloring Pages, Maze, Memory Card Game, and Spot The Difference


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Special thanks to Jacob and Tony for this submission


Charlie’s Angels (2019)*

Title: Charlie’s Angels
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Elizabeth Banks
Written by: Elizabeth Banks, Evan Spiliotopoulos, and David Auburn
Starring: Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska, Elizabeth Banks, Djimon Hounsou, Sam Claflin, Noah Centineo, and Patrick Stewart
Release Date: 11/15/2019
Running Time: 118 minutes

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Director Elizabeth Banks takes the helm as the next generation of fearless Charlie’s Angels take flight. In Banks’ bold vision, Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska are working for the mysterious Charles Townsend, whose security and investigative agency has expanded internationally. With the world’s smartest, bravest, and most highly trained women all over the globe, there are now teams of Angels guided by multiple Bosleys taking on the toughest jobs everywhere.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Was seeing Charlie's Angels in IMAX worth the cost?

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Last Christmas (2019)

Title: Last Christmas
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Paul Feig
Written by: Emma Thompson and Bryony Kimmings
Starring: Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, and Emma Thompson
Release Date: 11/8/2019
Running Time: 102 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

Kate (Emilia Clarke) harumphs around London, a bundle of bad decisions accompanied by the jangle of bells on her shoes, another irritating consequence from her job as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. Tom (Henry Golding) seems too good to be true when he walks into her life and starts to see through so many of Kate’s barriers. As London transforms into the most wonderful time of the year, nothing should work for these two. But sometimes, you gotta let the snow fall where it may, you gotta listen to your heart … and you gotta have faith.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: Scenes from the movie play throughout the credits.

Special thanks to Tony, Debra, and Verdan for this submission


Playing with Fire (2019)*

Title: Playing with Fire
Rating: PG
Directed by: Andy Fickman
Written by: Dan Ewen and Matt Lieberman
Starring: John Cena, Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo, Brianna Hildebrand, Dennis Haysbert, and Judy Greer
Release Date: 11/8/2019
Running Time: 96 minutes

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When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson (John Cena) and his elite team of expert firefighters (Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo, and Tyler Mane) come to the rescue of three siblings (Brianna Hildebrand, Christian Convery, and Finley Rose Slater) in the path of an encroaching wildfire, they quickly realize that no amount of training could prepare them for their most challenging job yet – babysitters. Unable to locate the children’s parents, the firefighters have their lives, jobs and even their fire depot turned upside down and quickly learn that kids – much like fires –are wild and unpredictable.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Special thanks to Bill for this submission


Dolemite Is My Name (2019)

Title: Dolemite Is My Name
Rating: R
Directed by: Craig Brewer
Written by: Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, Tituss Burgess, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, and Wesley Snipes
Release Date: 10/25/2019
Running Time: 117 minutes

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Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Dolemite (1975)

Title: Dolemite
Rating: R
Directed by: D’Urville Martin
Written by: Jerry Jones
Starring: Rudy Ray Moore, D’Urville Martin, and Jerry Jones
Release Date: 4/26/1975
Running Time: 90 minutes

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After he is released from jail, a pimp takes on the criminals and corrupt police officers who framed him in the first place.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: The entire credits play over a still frame of the last scene of the film.

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission