When buddy cops Gregory Hines and Billy Crystal are forced into taking a vacation following the sloppy bust of a drug dealer in Chicago, the pair head to Key West, Florida and relax to the dulcet tones of Michael McDonald’s “Sweet Freedom”, with the pair also appearing in the music video for the song.
Celebrating its 40th-anniversary this past weekend, John Landis’ cult classic The Blues Brothers is jam-packed with music not only from the titular duo of Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi but legens like Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Cab Calloway, James Brown and John Lee Hooker.
After the video game inspired (and hilarious and fun) Jumanji: Welcome the Jungle, the first Rock movie of 2018 is an adaptation of the 1986 arcade classic Rampage as three creatures, including The Rock’s gorilla buddy George, are infected by a genetic editing pathogen and converge on Chicago, destroying everything in their path.
Bruce Willis takes up the vigilante role made famous by Charles Bronson for Eli Roth’s reboot of Death Wish that seems to be completely missing the point of, at least the first, Death Wish.
As a last ditch attempt to land a massive client, the trio of Jason Bateman, TJ Miller and Olivia Munn decide to turn their regular office Christmas party into an all time rager in December’s appropriately titled Office Christmas Party.