Posts tagged Cormac McCarthy

Jurassic World

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Who would have thought that in a year that includes an Avengers movie and a Star Wars movie that Jurassic World would have been the biggest movie of the year….so far? Jurassic World is one of the best monster movies I’ve seen in awhile. I was alone in thinking this however. Sean liked it but has it behind Furious 7, Avengers and Mad Max this year. In my opinion only Mad Max is better and more fun. Then there’s Josh who couldn’t not watch it as a scientific drama rather than a monster movie. His loss.

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We also take a look at Kyle Smith’s article on how women can’t possibly comprehend Goodfellas. Obviously we disagree with him however what offends us more than his unintentionally sexist theme is his offensive take on Goodfellas comparing it to Entourage. Fuck you Kyle Smith.

The I Hate Critics podcast has been asked to be a part of Lebowski Fest in Milwaukee Wisconsin the weekend of Aug 21 and 22nd. Please if you’re in the area we’d love to hang out and get to know some of you.

We asked the audience in honor of Jurassic Wolrd being released this week, what their favorite monster movies were. We talked about your movies as well as King Kong (all of them) and Jurassic Park.

1985 – Prizzi’s Honor, D.A.R.Y.L., and Secret Admirer were released.

Trailers:

The Martian
Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 2
Rock the Kashbah
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Happy Thanksgiving from I Hate Critics – 2014

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Welcome to the I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. Wait what’s this? Two episodes in one day? Yes, It’s our bonus Thanksgiving episode. This year we reached out to three of my favorite podcasts to help us out.

Happy Thanksgiving

Pod on Pod (www.podonpod.com) – This podcast reviews others podcasts. There are hundreds of thousands of podcasts out there and these guys help pick out the good ones for you. I found out about them when they reviewed the Ivy Envy podcast and have since subscribed to their show.

Handicap This (www.handicapthis.com) – Mike and Tim’s podcast “The G.I.M.P. Show” has quickly become one of my favorites. Corey Fineran told me to check it out. I had no idea what it was and I just found myself falling in love with the show it’s both informative and entertaining.

The Awesome 80’s Podcast (www.theawesome80s.net) – This podcast celebrates the 80’s. Josh, Sean and I grew up in the 80’s as did Michael and Lawrence. Their show is a lot of fun. Each episode use to be about a stand alone movie, but 200 plus episodes in they’ve expanded to interviews and beyond. It’s a fun show be sure to check it out.

The movies we’re thankful for:

Pod on Pod: “Mallrats,” “My Fair Lady” Honorable Mentions: “The Godfather” & “The Outlaw Josey Wales”

Josh: “The Road,” “High Fidelity”

Handicap This: “Music Within”

Bob: “Fed Up,” “My Cousin Vinny”

The Awesome 80’s Podcast – Corey Haim, Corey Feldman, John Candy and aging celebrities on social media that have nothing better to do than talk with them.

Sean: “Gone Girl,” Amadeus”

We I at I Hate Critics want to thank you all for listening and want to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving.

Gladiator Noah and the Nymphomaniac

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Welcome to The I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. Our March Movie Madness has made it to the final four with “Rocky” squaring off against “Almost Famous” and “Fight Club” taking on “Field of Dreams.” This week saw the film “Noah” wash away the competition (so dumb) with a great box office week, but not a great movie…not a bad movie, but just big budget blockbuster, not something you’d expect from Darren Aronofsky, but definitely something you’d expect from Russell Crowe. At least it wasn’t “Sabotage,” because according to Sean and the rest of the free world…that movie sucked.

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The best movie to come out in our neck of the woods is “Bad Words” according to Sean. First time director Jason Bateman knocked it out of the park, so that’s exciting. I spent four hours late Saturday night watching both volumes 1 and 2 of Lars Von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac.” I can’t decide if it’s good or bad, but it’s intriguing. I feel like whether you liked it or hated it, Von Trier got his point across and that’s all you can really ask for.

This week there was also a great article over at www.rogerebert.com begging film critics to actually talk about filmmaking rather than just how they (the critic) was affected emotionally by the movie, which Sean blamed on Harry Knowles and 9-11.

Our Undisputed Classic this week is “Breathless.” This movie left Josh breathless (sorry I got nothing). Actually Sean left Josh “Breathless” after Sean talked about how much he loved this film.

In 1984 “Romancing the Stone” came out. Josh and Sean love this film while I am sick of it for the same reasons they love it…go figure.

Trailers this week:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Jupiter Ascending
Hercules
Phantasm V

“Bad Grandpa” Breaks “The Counselor’s” Windshield

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Welcome to “I Hate Critics” The World’s Greatest Movie Podcast. This week will go down as a rather forgettable week in movie history. The most memorable thing that happened was that “Bad Grandpa” barely knocked “Gravity” out of the number one box office slot for a week. Ridley Scott & Cormac McCarthy missed the boat on “The Counselor.” They didn’t make a movie as much as they filmed a series of monologues…and Cameron Diaz doing something to a car.

This episode it was me (Bob Zerull), Film Critic Sean Patrick, Josh Adams from the Film Fan Perspective.

 

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The ‘Undisputed Classic’ is “Night of the Living Dead.” Sean made his way to a Rifftrax screening. He enjoyed himself, but the boys at Rifftrax ruined “Night of the Living Dead” for him.

In movie news George Clooney’s “Monuments Men” got bumped to 2014. Bruce Campbell confirmed “Army of Darkness 2,” Tom Hardy is going to play Elton John and there is a new actor in the role of Christian Gray (or however you spell his last name), but we don’t know who he is and we don’t really care.

Check out our trailers this week: “Captain America: The Winder Soldier,” “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” “Wolf Creek 2,” “The Neighbors,” “Skinwalker Ranch,” “Devils Due,” and “Homefront”

Check Josh Adams out at The Film Fan Perspective http://filmfanperspective.wordpress.com.

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