Movie Spotlight

whatmenwant 300Synopsis:   Ali Davis is a successful sports agent who’s constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. When Ali is passed up for a well-deserved promotion, she questions what more she needs to do to succeed in a man’s world, until she gains the ability to hear men’s thoughts. With her newfound power, Ali looks to outsmart her colleagues as she races to sign the next basketball superstar, but the lengths she has to go to will put her relationship with her best friends and a potential new love interest to the test.

Producers:  James Lopez, Will Packer

Director:  Adam Shankman

Screenplay:  Tina Gordon, Alex Gregory, Peter Huyck

Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge, Richard Roundtree, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Tracy Morgan

Movie Release Date: February 8, 2019

Official Website: https://www.paramount.com/movies/what-men-want

Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  Following the conclusion of Split, David Dunn (Bruce Willis) pursues Kevin Wendell Crumb's (James McAvoy) superhuman persona of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters while the shadowy presence of Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson), going by 'Mr. Glass', emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Producers:  M. Night Shyamalan, Jason Blum, Marc Bienstock, Ashwin Rajan

Director:  M. Night Shyamalan

Writing Credits: M. Night Shyamalan

Cast: James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Anya Taylor-Joy, Sarah Paulson, Samuel L. Jackson

Movie Release Date: January 18, 2019

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

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