Movie Spotlight

secondact lopezSynopsis: SECOND ACT is a comedy in the vein of Working Girl and Maid In Manhattan. Jennifer Lopez stars as Maya, a 40-year-old woman struggling with frustrations from unfulfilled dreams. Until, that is, she gets the chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts, and that it is never too late for a Second Act.

Cast:  Jennifer Lopez, Milo Ventimiglia, Vanessa Hudgens, Leah Remini and Treat Williams

Rating:  PG-13 (for some crude sexual references and language)               

Release:  December 21st 2018           

Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsVo5necW6Q

Website:   https://secondact.movie

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Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  The Grinch hatches a scheme with his trusted canine Max to ruin Christmas when the residents of Whoville plan to make their annual holiday three times bigger that year. Meanwhile, Cindy Lou Who plans to seek out Santa Claus to thank him for helping her widowed mother every Christmas, but little does she know she is trying to blow the Grinch's cover.

Producers:  Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy

Director:  Scott Mosier, Yarrow Cheney

Writing Credits:  Jeff Fradley, Danny McBride, David Gordon Green

Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Cameron Seely, Angela Lansbury

Narrated by: Pharrell Williams

Movie Release Date: November 9, 2018

Official Website: https://www.grinchmovie.com/

Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Producers:  Malek Akkad, Jason Blum, Bill Block

Director:  David Gordon Green

Writing Credits:  Jeff Fradley, Danny McBride, David Gordon Green

Cast:  Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Virginia Gardner, Nick Castle

Movie Release Date: October 19, 2018

Official Website: https://www.halloweenmovie.com/

Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  A group of troublemakers are forced to attend night school in hopes that they'll pass the GED exam to finish high school.

Producers:  Will Packer, Kevin Hart

Director:  Malcolm D. Lee

Writing Credits:  Kevin Hart, Harry Ratchford, Joey Wells, Matt Kellard, Nicholas Stoller, John Hamburg

Cast:  Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, Rob Riggle, Taran Killam, Romany Malco, Keith David, Loretta Devine

Release Date: September 28, 2018

Official Website: https://www.nightschoolmovie.com/

Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  An intimate look into the life of icon Quincy Jones. A unique force in music and popular culture for 70 years, Jones has transcended racial and cultural boundaries; his story is inextricably woven into the fabric of America.

Producers:  Cristan Crocker-Reilly, Paula DuPre Pesmen, Adam Fell, Andrea Blaugrund, Jane Rosenthal, Berry Welsh

Director:  Alan Hicks, Rashida Jones

Writing Credits:  Alan Hicks, Rashida Jones

Cast:  Quincy Jones, Rashida Jones

Netflix Premier: September 21, 2018

Official Website: https://www.netflix.com/title/80102952

Proud MarySynopsis:  Ron Stallworth, an African American detective in Colorado Springs, Colorado, infiltrates the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan and eventually becomes the head of the chapter.

Producers: Jason Blum, Spike Lee, Raymond Mansfield, Sean McKittrick, Jordan Peele, Shaun Redick

Director:  Spike Lee

Screenplay by:  SPike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel, Kevin Willmott. Based on Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth

Cast:  John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace

In Theaters: August 10, 2018

Official Website: http://www.focusfeatures.com/blackkklansman

Proud MarySynopsis:  Dwayne Johnson leads the cast of Legendary's SKYSCRAPER as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Ford, 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 building...above the fire line.

Producers:  Beau Flynn, Dwayne Johnson, Rawson Marshall Thurber, Hiram Garcia

Director:  Rawson Marshall Thurber

Writer: Rawson Marshall Thurber

Cast:  Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han, Roland Moller, Noah Taylor, Byron Mann, Pablo Schreiber, Hannah Quinlivan

In Theaters: July 13, 2018

Official Website: https://www.skyscrapermovie.com/

Proud MarySynopsis:  When the island's dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event.

Producers:  Frank Marshall, Patrick Crowley, Belen Atienza

Director:  J.A. Bayona

Writers:  Colin Trevorrow, Derek Connolly

Cast:  Chris Pratt, Bryce Callas Howard, Rafe Spall, Justice SMith, Daniella Pineda, James Cromwell, Toby Jones, Ted Levine, B.D.Wong, Isabella Sermon, Geraldine Chaplin, Jeff Goldblum

In Theaters: June 22, 2018

Official Website: https://www.universalpictures.com/movies/jurassic-world-fallen-kingdom

Proud MarySynopsis:  Incredibles 2 resumes where The Incredibles ends, with the introduction of the villain The Underminer. The Parr family struggles to maintain normal lives while Helen, as Elastigirl, continues to fight crime with stretching abilities and campaign for the return of "supers"; while Bob, also known as Mr. Incredible, stays at home with his strength caring for their children Violet, with invisibility, Dash, with speed, and Jack-Jack, discovering the baby's secret powers in the process.

Producers:  John Walker, Nicole Paradis Grindle

Director:  Brad Bird

Writer: Brad Bird

Cast:  Holly Hunter, Craig T. Nelson, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner, Samuel L. Jackson

In Theaters: June 5, 2018

Official Website: https://movies.disney.com/incredibles-2

American Dream: DetroitSynopsis:  The comeback of Detroit is poised to be the greatest turnaround story of American history. American Dream: Detroit illustrates why the history and the future of Detroit matters in the global landscape. Grammy winning singer Michael Bolton celebrates the golden age of Detroit - featuring its native entertainment legends like Francis Ford Coppola, Jerry Bruckheimer, Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson, Alice Cooper, John Varvatos and many more - and reveals the landscape of the new Detroit being built by young visionaries as well as entrepreneurial moguls.

Producers: Michael Bolton, Romilda De Luca, Christina Kline, Darren Mann, Brad Rettele

Directors:  Michael Bolton, Christina Kline

Writer:   David Leaf

Cast:  Mitch Alborn, Jerry Bruckheimer, Francis Ford Coppola, Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones, Shaun Robinson, Smokey Robinson, John Varvatos

In Theaters: May 15, 2018

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