“A bank teller discovers that he’s actually an NPC inside a brutal, open world video game.“
Director: Shawn Levy
Writers: Matt Lieberman, Zak Penn
Staring: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Cromer, Lil Rel Howery, Joe Keery,Taika Waititi, Irkarsh Ambudkar
Release Date: August 13, 2021
Okay, listen here Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers. I am tagging you @alamogreaterny. This was my experience this past weekend.
“The King Of Staten Island”
“Scott has been a case of arrested development since his firefighter dad died. He spends his days smoking weed and dreaming of being a tattoo artist until events force him to grapple with his grief and take his first steps forward in life.”
Director: Judd Apatow
Writers: Judd Apatow, Pete Davidson, Dave Sirus
Staring: Pete Davidson, Bel Powley, Marisa Tomei, Maude Apatow, Bill Burr
Streaming: HBO Max
Release Date: August 13, 2021
The King Of Staten Island is a semi-biographical story of the movie’s star Pete Davidson. Like the character Scott Carlin, Davidson’s father passed away in the line of duty working as a firefighter. The tragedy of this childhood loss messes with Scott and infiltrates his motivation as grows up and The King Of State Island shines a light on Scott the 24-year old stoner still looking for a life spark.
“Singin’ In The Rain”
“A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.“
Director: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly
Writers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green
Staring: Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen
Release Date: April 11, 1952
Singin’ In The Rain (1952) deserves every accolade ever sent its way. The unbelievable cast, inspiring visuals and pure bliss pouring off the screen in Singin’ In The Rain ensures that it receives the appropriate acclaim as one of the best musicals ever made. Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds and Jean Hagen are all outstanding. The directors, Kelly himself and Stanley Donen took chances in 1952 and created a movie that transcends time and forces one to put a smile on their face.
“The Witcher: Nightmare Of The Wolf”
“Escaping from poverty to become a Witcher, Vesemir slays monsters for coin and glory, but when a new menace rises, he must face the demons of his past.“
Director: Kwang II Han
Writers: Beau DeMayo, Andrzej Sapkowski
Staring: Theo James, Mary McDonnell, Lara Pulver, Graham McTavish
Release Date: August 23, 2021
The Witcher: Nightmare Of The Wolf is a Netflix original anime that explores the origin and story of Vesemir (Theo James). Before he was the mentor of Geralt, Vesemir was poverty stricken child who chose to follow a path to Kaer Morhen. The story follows a 70 year old (though looks 24) hero battling monsters and the demons of his past.
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