Posts tagged Ben Kingsley
The Possession of Hannah Grace
The Curse of La Llorona
Halloween – Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.
The Hate U Give – Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.
Sisters Brothers – In 1850s Oregon, a gold prospector is chased by the infamous duo of assassins, the Sisters brothers.
Dawn of the Dead – Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Top Five – Horror Movies
Bat*21 (Gene Hackman, Danny Glover): During the Vietnam War, Colonel Hambleton’s aircraft is shot down over enemy territory and a frantic rescue operation ensues.\
Mystic Pizza (Julia Roberts, Annabeth Gish, Lili Taylor): Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in the Connecticut town of Mystic.
The Lair of the White Worm (Hugh Grant, Amanda Donohoe, Ken Russell): When an archeologist uncovers a strange skull in foreign land, the residents of a nearby town begin to disappear, leading to further unexplainable occurrences.
Without A Clue (Michael Caine, Ben Kingsley): A drunken Sherlock Holmes is really just a cover for the real detective – Dr Watson.
Messenger of Death (Charles Bronson): Wives and children of the Mormon Orville Beecham become victims of a massacre in his own house. The police believe the crime had a religious motive. Orville doesn’t give any comment on the case, is taken into protective custody.
Little Dorrit (Derek Jacobi, Alec Guinness): Arthur Clennam returns to London after working abroad for many years with his now deceased father. Almost at once he becomes involved in the problems of his mother’s seamstress Amy Dorrit and of her father residing in the Marshalsea debtors’ prison.
Next Week: Indivisible, Hunter Killer, The Undisputed Classic is The Two Towers, The Top Five – Say Five Nice things about Gerard Butler
2001: A Space Odyssey released in Imax
Operation Finale – A team of secret agents set out to track down the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust.
Searching – After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her.
Kin – Chased by a vengeful criminal, the feds and a gang of otherworldly soldiers, a recently released ex-con, and his adopted teenage brother are forced to go on the run with a weapon of mysterious origin as their only protection.
High Fidelity – Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress.
Top Five – John Cusak Roles
Tucker- The Man and His Dream (Jeff Bridges, Francis Ford Coppola): The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.
Eight Men Out (John Cusack, Charlie Sheen, D.B. Sweeney): A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.
Miles From Home (Richard Gere, Kevin Anderson, Gary Sinise): Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers.
The Deceivers (Pierce Brosnan, Nicholas Meyer): Fact-based account of a secret society of murderers, and of the man who exposed them in British India 1825.
Freeway (James Russo): A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America’s highways.
Rocket Gibraltar (Burt Lancaster): An old patriarch unites for his birthday all members of his family. But the group of people is full of personal and social problems.
Next Week: God Bless the Broken Road, The Nun, Peppermint, Undisputed Classic: The Sound of Music, Top Five Movie Nuns.
On this episode of I Hate Critics we’ve got three new movies: Minions cleaned up this weekend bringing in $120 million. It’s a movie that has been marketed well. Kids love the Minions, but it’s mostly forgettable. They’ve tricked our kids into watching garbage…good for them I guess. The Gallows is as big of a hit as any other movie this weekend. It was made for $100,000 and made $10,000,000. The acting is pretty bad as is the story but more power too them. I’m happy for their success. Self/Less is the movie where Ben Kingsley gets to become Ryan Reynolds and more or less make an action flick that is kind of boring. So it was a pretty weak weekend. Sorry about that.
Our Undisputed Classic is The Godfather Part II. Minions is a prequel about bad guys and so is The Godfather Part II so why not? The Godfather Part II is one of the best movies of all time. It’s a movie I’ve taken for granted. All three of us watched it again last week and if you haven’t seen this movie you really should. It’s brilliant,
In 1985 Silverado and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome were released.
Our trailers this week are:
Batman v Superman: The Dawn of Justice
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Featurette
Deadpool Leaked Trailer
You know what doesn’t get old? Marvel movies. Avengers Age of Ultron comes out today. To celebrate we take a trip down memory lane and talk about all of the Marvel movies. This is a must listen if you want to hear a fan boy talk passionately about comic book movies.
“The Incredible Hulk”
“Iron Man 2”
“Captain America: The First Avenger”
“Iron Man 3”
Thor 2: A Dark World”
“Captain America 2: Winter Soldier”
“Guardians of the Galaxy”
Welcome to The I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. This week we talk about Harrison Ford’s plane crash, Patton Oswalt’s idea for “Unbreakable 2 & 3,” and then a teacher has been arrested in Ohio for screening “ABC’s of Death” to young teenagers. So we ask the question, when can you show your kids rated R movies?
This weeks releases include “Chappie,” “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” “Unfinished Business” and “Merchants of Doubt.” These movies generated a lot of hate from our film critic. Thankfully Josh saved the day by liking “Chappie.” It was one of my favorite moments on the podcast. Sean’s hate was at an all time high and Josh liked the movie and embraced his love of the movie despite Sean’s hate and it was magical…ok I’m being corny.
“The Second Best Exotic Marigold” is gentle and pleasant. Gentle and pleasant often means lazy and pointless. “Unfinished Business” will probably go down as one of the worst movies of the year. It misses the point on so many levels. At worst “Unfinished Business” should have been another unoriginal Vince Vaughn comedy, but it was much worse than that. It’s a bummer.
Then there is a documentary about “Merchants of Doubt.” It’s about how these spin doctors that have convinced half of America that Global Warming is a hoax. It’s pretty infuriating, but the people that need to see this movie won’t.
This weeks Defend It film is “A.I. Artificial Intelligence.” Josh and Sean both agree this movie is great. I can’t dispute it but I can’t help but want to see what Kubrick would have done with it. Could you imagine if you watched every movie wondering what Kubrick’s version would be like? That’s not fair to the movie.
1985 – “Mask” and “The Hit”
Avengers: Age of Ultron