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Season 1, Episode 9

'Jack Reacher' and 'Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away'

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Movies & Reviews

Jack Reacher

Director: Christopher McQuarrie

Year: 2012     Run Time: 130 min

A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims.

Tim's Review

I am so glad to see Tom Cruise back in the mix

6 Bags of Popcorn, 6 Sodas

Gregg's Review

It's an instant classic.

5 Bags of Popcorn

Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away

Director: Andrew Adamson

Year: 2012     Run Time: 91 min

A young woman is entranced by an Aerialist. When they fall into the dreamlike world of Cirque du Soleil and are separated, they travel through the different tent worlds trying to find each other.

Tim's Review

This is very much like going to see Cirque du Soleil except it's been filmed and shot and you can watch it like a movie

4 Bags of Popcorn

Gregg's Review

If you can't get out there to see Cirque du Soleil in person, go to your local cineplex

5 Bags of Popcorn, 1 Cotton Candy

Popcorn Classics

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Director: Leonard Nimoy

Year: 1986     Run Time: 119 min

To save Earth from an alien probe, Admiral James T. Kirk and his fugitive crew go back in time to San Francisco in 1986 to retrieve the only beings who can communicate with it: humpback whales.

Tim's Comments

It says it right on the title sequence, Star Trek IV, and then they go back to San Francisco It's not that hard to explain.

Dick Tracy

Director: Warren Beatty

Year: 1990     Run Time: 105 min

The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.

Gregg's Comments

Today on my segment Popcorn Classics we have Dick Tracy starring Warren Beatty
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