Whaddya Got On Tap? – Week of 07/28/17

by Tim Barley, Duwayne Tso and Mike Reyes

It’s a Bad Ass Female Agent vs. A Movie With A Shit Emoji whaddya got on tap 7.28.17

Well, it’s the last weekend of July 2017 and we’ve got a pretty solid movie and one that literally looks like shit. It’s hard to look at The Emoji Movie with a straight face, but that’s what the box office is going to try and get us to do. Thankfully, there’s a blonde ass-kicker that’s here to save the day, and quite possibly this weekend of play. Let’s take a look at what’s opening this round as we ask you, like we do EVERY Friday, “Whaddya Got On Tap!”

Only two new wide releases this weekend.

Atomic Blonde     AtomicBlondeB

Distributor: Focus Features
David Leitch
Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Sofia Boutella, and Toby Jones
Run Time:
 115 mins

Official Synopsis: An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.’s Take: We were selecting this as our final July Cocktails and Movies outing this month, but circumstances forced to cancel for the first time ever. STILL, we are loving this movie.

― C & M ―

The Emoji Movie     TheEmojiMovieB

Distributor: Columbia
Tony Leondis
T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, and Patrick Stewart
Run Time:
 86 mins

Official Synopsis: Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.’s Take: Fuck. Us.

― C & M ―

Duwayne’s Pick: Atomic Blonde! I have already seen this movie and it is awesome. Charlize Theron is great, and she is the next big action hero. And I am not talking just female, I am talking male as well. This movie has a lot of action, a great spy story with lots of twist & turns, and a 80’s soundtrack that rocks!

Mike’s Pick: Everyone’s going Atomic, and I definitely won’t turn that flick down, that’s for sure. However, I’m more curious to seek out Brigsby Bear, which is in limited release, and looks as out there as anything. As long as I’m not watching The Emoji Movie for a third time, I’m good.

Tim’s Pick: Atomic Blonde. I can’t wait until later mid week when I’ll finally see this.

― C & M ―

The Weekend Top Five:

1. Atomic Blonde – action and sexiness, a great combination for the new number one movie
Estimated Weekend: $35 million

2. Dunkirk – still going strong
Estimated Weekend: $27 million

3. Spiderman: Homecoming  – because this is still a great movie, probably the best of all these
Estimated Weekend: $19 million

4. War for the Planet of the Apes – just beating out the emojis
Estimated Weekend: $13

5. Emoji Movie – can’t believe I’m saying this, but America IS stupid…
Estimated Weekend: $12 million

― C & M ―

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We’ll see you around over the weekend, but until then make sure to treat your films and your drinks with equal responsibility. Skip the bad movies, and know when to say “No” to that refill! Though calling an Uber or Lyft is always an option as well!