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The Best Horror Movie Sequels

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This week we’ve got three new movies this week, American Ultra, Hitman: Agent 47 and Sinister 2. Nobody went and saw American Ultra, but I thought it looked really good and Sean had a lot of fun watching it. Hitman: Agent 47 was a lazy action movie and Sinister 2 was a lazy horror film. These two movies appear to be cash grabs and that’s just disappointing. The first Hitman movie wasn’t very good or successful so we’re not sure why they made a sequel, but Sinister was a solid horror film. It’s among one of the most profitable films of all time, so why not make a sequel? So they did.

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Our Top Five this week is Top 5 horror sequels. We talk about Dawn of the Dead, Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, Friday the 13th Part 2, Basket Case 2, It’s Alive 2, The Devil’s Rejects, Halloween 2, Amityville Horror 2, Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, Blair Witch 2: Book of Shadows, Phantasm 2, Bride of Frankenstein, The Decent 2, Prometheus, Silence of the Lambs, Aliens.

Our Undisputed Classic is Carnival of Souls. It’s a movie that holds up largely due to the atmosphere it creates. The story itself doesn’t hold up but that’s because of movies like The Sixth Sense. There are so many twists in movies today that you can’t look back at a movie from 1962 and not figure out the twist within two minutes of this movie starting. That doesn’t make the movie bad, because it’s a fantastic movie.

In 1985 Teen Wolf, Better Off Dead, Gojira, Warning Signs, The Protector

Our trailers this week are:

The Witch
The Final Girl
Finders Keepers

Three Middle Aged Men Talk Insurgent

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Welcome to The I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. We start the podcast off doing a recap of round two of our March Movie Madness tournament. In the news this week Joseph Gordon-Levitt will produce and star in a “Fraggle Rock” Movie. Chris Rock is penning a sequel to “Top Five.” South Korea is going to drop copies of “The Interview” into North Korea.

There’s a new “Divergent” movie out called “Insurgent.” As three thirty something year old males we hated it…well only Sean saw it but Josh and I have no interest in it. Josh is more interested in the next fan fiction story that’ll turn into the next mom sex book.

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Sean insists that Sean Penn could kick my ass…he’s probably right. “The Gunman” is the new Sean Penn movie and it’s as Josh called it, a movie. If you’re going to the movie for Idris Elba, stay home, he’s in it for three movies. Then there is a religious movie called “Do You Believe” that Sean bought. It’s not the typical pandering piece of crap that keeps coming out every month. It’s an honest movie that is a little convenient, but it’s very cool about showing why somebody would have faith.

Our Undisputed Classic is the Robert Redford film “Three Days of the Condor.” This movie is a great, smart CIA thriller. It’s scary how accurate this movie ended up being. It is about as perfect as a CIA spy thriller can get.

1985 – The Last Dragon, Friday the 13th Part 5, Porky’s Revenge, and Baby Secret of the Lost Legend.

Trailers

Mission Impossible: Rouge Nation
Transporter: Refueled
Barely Lethal
Max
Paper Towns
Man Up
Avengers: Age of Ultron

March Movie Madness Round 1

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Round 1 is in the books. Not much in terms of upsets, but how do you do upsets with art? So notable movies that lost in round 1. The Breakfast Club narrowly lost to Rocky IV, Blood Simple knocked off Out of Africa, Fletch knocked off Witness and Flight edged out Lincoln. Round 2 starts now.

Movie Selection Sunday

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Our March Movie Madness is back and this year we reached out to you our listeners to fill out our brackets and boy did you ever.

The 1985 Division

1 Back to the Future
2 Brazil
3 The Breakfast Club
4 The Color Purple
5 Blood Simple
6 Pale Rider
7 Witness
8 Pee Wee’s Big Adventure
9 The Goonies
10 Fletch
11 Clue
12 Out of Africa
13 Cocoon
14 Rocky IV
15 The Jewel of the Nile
16 A View to Kill

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1985 Today Division

1 Selma
2 Captain America: The Winter Soldier
3 Skyfall
4 Rush
5 Lincoln
6 Inside Llewyn Davis
7 Master & Commander
8 Behind the Candelabra
9 American Sniper
10 Foxcatcher
11 Frankenweenie
12 Flight
13 Hot Tub Time Machine
14 The Zero Theorem
15 Battleship
16 Grudge Match

Peoples Choice Division

Peoples Choice
1 The Godfather
2 Vertigo
3 Terminator 2
4 The Shining
5 The Wizard of Oz
6 Dawn of the Dead
7 The Omen
8 Bubba Ho-Tep
9 The Abominable Dr. Phibes
10 Ruby Sparks
11 Killer Klowns from Outer Space
12 Tromeo & Juliet
13 Killer Condom
14 Crossroads
15 A Cadaver Christmas
16 Behind the Green Door

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Movies Related to Pro Wrestling Division

1 The Princess Bride
2 Guardians of the Galaxy
3 The Wrestler
4 They Live
5 Rocky III
6 Magic Mike
7 The Expendables
8 The Secret of the Ooze
9 Walking Tall
10 The Scorpion King
11 Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies
12 Suburban Commando
13 No Holds Barred
14 Mr. Nanny
15 3 Ninjas: High Noon @ Mega Mtn
16 Santa w/ Muscles

Are you a Psychopath? Bonus Halloween Episode

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Welcome to the “I Hate Critics” movie podcast bonus Halloween episode.
This episode it was me (Bob Zerull), Film Critic Sean Patrick, Josh Adams from the Film Fan Perspective and Jeff Lassiter from the http://killerqueensfromouterspace.com/.

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This episode the four of us discuss our favorite horror movies, our least favorite horror movies, our guilty pleasures and then we take a test to find out if we’re Psychopaths. One of us was.

Some of the movies we chat about are “The Thing,” “Poltergeist,” “Black Christmas,” “High Tension,” “The Devil’s Rejects,” “Halloween,” “Final Destination,” “Scream,” “I Spit on Your Grave,” “Last House on the Left” and that’s all I can remember but there were a ton.

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

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