Opening this week at a theatre near you:
Toy Story 4 (2019) G
When Woody’s (Tom Hanks) ‘kid’ Bonnie (Madeleine McGraw) goes off unhappily to kindergarten, Woody helps her create a new toy called Forky (Tony Hale). The problem is Forky doesn’t want to be a toy and escapes the RV Bonnie’s family is going on vacation in. Now Woody must go on a mission to find and bring back Forky to Bonnie. Toy Story 4 Website
What to Watch For: There are some new characters including Combat Carl (Carl Weathers), Ducky (Keegan Michael Key), Bunny (Jordan Peele), Gabby Gabby (Christina Hendricks) and Duke Caboom (Keanu Reeves).
Word on the Street: This is the 4th and last of the Toy Story film series.
My Take: As with all the Toy Story, I hear you will need plenty of tissues.
The film opens nationwide on Friday.
Framing John DeLorean (2019)
Documentary on carmaker John DeLorean. Some considered him a visionary, others considered him a con man. Framing John Delorean Website
What to Watch For: Part documentary, part recreation the film stars Alec Baldwin as John DeLorean, Morena Baccarin as supermodel Cristina Ferrare and Josh Charles as Bill Collins.
Word on the Street: Co-director Don Argott also directed 2009’s documentary Art of the Steal.
My Take: The film is at 87 percent of Rotten Tomatoes.
The film opens Friday exclusively at Plaza Theatre
Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation (2019)
Fifty years ago 500,000 people saw three days of magical musical performances. It was more than just a concert and the people that were there tell their stories about the event. Woodstock Info
What to Watch For: The film not only highlights the musical acts, it shows how the concert came about, including the canceling of the use of their first venue.
Word on the Street: The film contains interviews with Stephen Stills, Richie Havens, David Crosby, and Joan Baez.
My Take: Co-director Barak Goodman was nominated for an Oscar with his film Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (2000).
The film opens Friday exclusively at Landmark Midtown Art Cinema
If you can’t make it to the theatre this weekend, then stay at home and watch movies on Atlanta’s CW.
The Cable Guy (1996) Steven (Matthew Broderick), having been kicked out of his girlfriend’s apartment, finds a new place to live. The Cable Guy (Jim Carrey) comes to install cable and decides that Steven is his new best friend. At first, Steven goes along for the ride, but soon The Cable Guy’s attention becomes more than Steven can stand. The Cable Guy has decided that if Steven doesn’t want to be friends, they can now be mortal enemies.