Posts tagged Brian DePalma

An Arkansas Saturday Night

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Coming Attractions/News:


RIP Peter Fonda
Last Christmas – Trailer
The Death of Dick Long – Trailer
Little Women – Trailer
A Hidden Life – Trailer

New Movies


Good Boys – Three sixth grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party.


The Angry Birds Movie 2- The flightless birds and scheming green pigs take their feud to the next level.


47 Meters Down: Uncared – Four teen girls diving in a ruined underwater city quickly learn they’ve entered the territory of the deadliest shark species in the claustrophobic labyrinth of submerged caves.


Blinded By the Light – In 1987, during the austere days of Margaret Thatcher‘s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.


Where’d You Go, Bernadette – A loving mom becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Her leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.

Undisputed Classic

The Bad News Bears – An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.

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Uncle Buck – Bachelor and all round slob, Buck, babysits his brother’s rebellious teenage daughter and her cute younger brother and sister.


Casualties of War – During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.

A Chorus of Disapproval – A man new to a smallish British town joins an amateur theatre company. Once there, he discovers that the drama on stage is quite often nothing compared to what’s happening behind the scenes: seduction, romance, faction fighting, and the inevitable jealousy.


Cheetah – An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must set it loose so that it can learn to hunt and be free. However, when the animal is captured by poachers planning to race it against greyhounds, the two city kids, together with a young African goat herder they befriended, head off into the wild to rescue the cheetah.


Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives – A Montreal construction worker joins a band and turns out to be a long-lost rock star from 1960s New Jersey – none other than Eddie Wilson, who mysteriously disappeared after a road accident.


Let it Ride – A nosy cab driver gets a hot tip on a race horse and wins big, but he can’t seem to stop gambling. Will he go broke or walk home with a pretty penny?

Rude Awakening – Billie Frank, an out of work alcoholic actress, used to be somewhat of a star in her day, but now she’s all washed up. With the help of her mother, Trudy, Billie tries to pick up the pieces of her life and move on. Billie meets Dave, a guy who lives in her apartment building, and is also an alcoholic. The show is based upon their relationship, along with all the others in AA with them.


Next Week: Ready or Not, Angel Has Fallen, Overcomver

Undisputed Classic:
1989: Cookie, Heart of Dixie, Koneko Monogatari, Little Monsters, Millenium, The Package

Wonder Woman

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Coming Attractions:

What Happened to Monday/Seven Sisters
Logan Lucky
Murder on the Orient Express

New Releases:

Wonder Woman
Captain Underpants

Top Five: Strong Female Characters

Undisputed Classic: A Very Long Engagement

1987 – Untouchables, Benji the Hunted, Harry & the Hendersons

Nocturnal Podcasters

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New Releases:

Office Christmas Party
Nocturnal Animals
Loving

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Top Five: Amy Adams Performances

Undisputed Classic: The Fury

1986 The Golden Child, Three Amigos, Crimes of the Heart

Trailers:

Spider-man: Homecoming
Baywatch
The Circle
Fifty Shades Darker

Anchorman 2 & American Hustle = Good For Movie Podcast

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Welcome to The I Hate Critics Podcast. This week we talk about “Anchorman 2,” “American Hustle,” “Saving Mr. Banks” and for whatever reason “Walking with Dinosaurs.” “Anchorman 2” is one of the great comedies of 2013. “American Hustle” is one of the great movies of 2013. Sean ranks it very high and I (Bob) have it topping my list. Amy Adams deserves an Oscar, but the stupid Critics Choice didn’t even nominate her. Oh well. See this movie.

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“Saving Mr. Banks” is a great movie, but if you are bothered by historical accuracy is a movie you should steer clear of, otherwise enjoy Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson. “Walking with Dinosaurs” might be the worst movie of 2013…keep in mind Sean hasn’t seen “Canyons.”

Our Undisputed Classic was “Lawrence of Arabia.” With the passing of Peter O’Toole we thought it only be appropriate to talk about his best work and arguably one of the best acting performances of all time. Josh is very passionate about the film and Sean said there really is something to seeing it on a big screen that brings it to life. The verdict? It’s an undisputed classic.

In 1983 Joel Schumacher gave us “D.C. Cab” starring Adam Baldwin and Mr. T. Is there anything else I need to say?

Our Trailers are:

“The Polar Bear Movie”

“Welcome to Yesterday”

“22 Jump Street”

“Blended”

“Transcendence”

“The Grand Budapest Hotel”

“Expendables 3”

Remembering Paul Walker

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Welcome to The I Hate Critics Podcast. This week we mourn the loss of Paul Walker by asking our in house critic how he mourns actors he’s said horrible things about. We then jump into the Nelson Mandela bio pic and talk Wonder Woman before discussing how they move forward with “Fast 7.”

All three of us managed to get to the theater for “Out of the Furnace” and we all felt upbeat when the flick was over. It’s one of the most grim, bleak, depressing movies out there, but it’s compelling. I can’t describe how good it was like Sean can so turn the podcast on and listen. There are no spoilers in this segment, but when we talk “All is Lost” we do spoil it however it sounds like the ending is open to interpretation.

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Our Undisputed Classic was “Duck Soup” from The Marx Brothers. Josh and Sean giggled like school girls talking about this one. I felt left out, so I just thought about how all the character’s in this movie had the same name as the characters in “The Devil’s Rejects,” which was something Roger Ebert loved.

In 1983 “Scarface” and “Sudden Impact” came out. We tear into “Scarface” as none of us like that movie. I think it’s long and boring, Josh doesn’t like that it’s hanging up on the walls of dumbasses and Sean doesn’t understand why so many people worship this movie, he dies in a pile of cocaine and wants to sleep with his sister. Now “Sudden Impact?” Great fun film.

Our Trailers are:

“Reasonable Doubt”

“Barefoot”

“Nurse 3D”

“Dom Hemingway”

“Tracks”

“The Amazing Spiderman 2”

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