The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for August 3, 2018
Producers have considered the prospect of taking Tom Cruise’s Ethan Hunt and the Mission: Impossible storyline to outer space. It makes sense, as the stakes always have to get bigger and better, but would that be “jumping the shark” so to speak?
New Movies Now In Theaters:
Christopher Robin (PG)
Disney family film inspired by the classic children’s tale Winnie-the-Pooh. Stars Ewan McGregor as an overworked and stressed-out adult Christopher Robin, who has lost touch with his imagination. All that changes when his childhood friends — Winne-the-Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and the rest of the gang — magically emerge from the Hundred Acre Wood.
The Spy Who Dumped Me (R)
Action-comedy starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon. The story follows two friends who become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers that her ex-boyfriend is a spy. Justin Theroux, Gillian Anderson, Hasan Minhaj, Ivanna Sakhno and Sam Heughan co-star.
The Darkest Minds (PG-13)
Horror-thriller follows a group of teens who mysteriously develop new abilities and are detained and declared a threat by the government. Sixteen-year-old Ruby (Amandla Stenberg) escapes and joins a growing resistance with other teens. Mandy Moore, Bradley Whitford, Harris Dickinson, Patrick Gibson, Skylan Brooks, Miya Cech and Gwendoline Christie also star.
A crew of retired crooks pull off a major heist in London’s jewelry district. The King of Thieves debuts next month.
WWE star Kane was voted Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee yesterday. He beat his competitor by 15,000 votes.
Deadline.com claims Ben Affleck is going to direct a new movie titled How An Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game And Stole Millions. His friend, Matt Damon, will star in the film about an ex-police officer, who rigged the game and stole $24 million before sharing it with his accomplices and friends.
Look at Netflix having some fun trolling the new Venom movie:
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— NX (@NXOnNetflix) July 31, 2018