For movies opening September 8, 2017

BIG BUDGET FILMS 9/11 (R for profanity) Fact-based drama recounting the harrowing ordeal of five strangers trapped inside an elevator in the World Trade Center\’s North Tower after the building was struck by a hijacked airliner on the morning of September 11, 2001. Co-starring Charlie Sheen, Whoopi Goldberg, Gina Gershon, Luis Guzman, Jacqueline Bisset and Wood Harris.

Kids Hunt Killer Clown in Creepy Adaptation of Stephen King Classic

Written by master of suspense Stephen King, It was the best-selling book in the U.S. during 1986. The riveting page-turner was set in deceptively-serene Derry, Maine, where a sadistic clown living underground in the sewers disrupted the peace of the picturesque city by preying primarily on children.

George Lopez Tops Standup Tour Entertaining Troops Overseas

  For over 50 years, Bob Hope served as emcee of the USO tour traveling overseas to entertain the troops. From World War II through Operation Desert Storm, Hope never hesitated to put himself in harm\’s way. The well-received shows proved to be pretty popular back home, too, where they aired periodically on NBC.

Top Ten DVD List for September 5, 2017   

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks [Adaptation of Medical Breakthrough Bio] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B071XG6R1K/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Rough Night [Bawdy Girls Trip Comedy] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B071KLN7FL/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Wedding Plan [Jilted Bride-to-Be  Has 30 Days to Find Replacement]

Martial Arts Master Expounds on Playing Playing the Legendary Bruce Lee

Based in Hong Kong, Philip Ng is a martial arts master who works in film and television as an actor, action director and fight choreographer. Trained in Ving Tsun kung fu [Wing Chun], he is a 6th generation disciple of Choy Li Fut kung fu. Among his previous film credits are Wild City, Zombie Fight Club, Sifu vs. Vampire, The Man from Macau, Once Upon a Time in Shanghai, Young and Dangerous: Reloaded and Naked Soldier.

Top Ten DVD List for August 29, 2017

Born in China [Panda Doc Narrated by John Krasinski] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06XWBNBL9/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Grey\’s Anatomy: Season 13 [Surgical Physicians at Mythical Seattle Hospital] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B074P64CF1/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack [6th Installment in Cheerleading Series]

Courtroom Docudrama Recounts Real-Life Miscarriage of Justice

In the spring of 1980, Colin Warner (Lakeith Stanfield) was wrongfully accused of murder on the streets of Brooklyn by a 15 year-old juvenile delinquent (Skylan Brooks) who picked him out of a photo lineup provided by the police. That supposed \

For movies opening August 25, 2017

BIG BUDGET FILMS All Saints (PG for mature themes) Faith-based drama recounting the real-life struggle of a pastor (John Corbett) to save his cash-strapped church by farming its grounds with the help of some Vietnamese refugee congregants. With Nelson Lee, Gregory Alan Williams, Cara Buono and Chonda Pierce.

Partisan Polemic Revisits Mike Brown Shooting in Ferguson, Missouri

On August 9, 2014, Mike Brown was shot a half-dozen times by police officer Darren Wilson on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, a predominantly-black suburb of St. Louis. Because several eyewitnesses said the 18 year-old had his hands up at the time, the incident triggered nationwide civil unrest which gave rise to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Girls Trip! Head to South Louisiana for Food, Fishing, and Culture

Ah, the New Orleans French Quarter. The sound of jazz coming from Preservation Hall. The taste of fresh beignets and café au lait at Café du Monde. Art galleries and shopping. French, Creole and Cajun cultures.