Posts tagged Gerard Butler
Hunter Killer – An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
Mid90s – Follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 90s-era LA who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop.
The Old Man and the Gun – Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron’s new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.
Top Five – Movies about the 90’s
Feds – Ellie DeWitt and Janis Zuckermann are admitted to the very strict FBI Training Academy. They get a hard course in which they learn to deal with guns and recognize crimes.
Platoon Leader – A young officer, just out of West Point is sent to Vietnam, where the men don’t respect him until he gets wounded and returns to be a wiser soldier and a better commander.
Cherry 2000 – In 2017, a successful businessman travels to the ends of the earth to find that the perfect woman is always under his nose. He hires a sexy renegade tracker to find an exact duplicate of his android wife.
Next Week: Bohemian Rhapsody, Nobody’s Fool, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Our Undisputed Classic is Ray, and our Top Five is Concert Films
Super Troopers – Trailer
Becks – Trailer
Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot – Trailer
12 Strong – 12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.
Forever My Girl – After being gone for a decade a country star returns home to the love he left behind.
Den of Thieves – A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Heat – A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist, while both sides attempt to find balance between their personal and their professional lives.
Top Five – Worst Gerard Butler Movies
Promised Land – This gritty drama follows two high school acquaintances, Hancock, a basketball star, and Danny, a geek turned drifter, after they graduate. The first film commissioned by the Sundance Film Festival, it portrays the other half of the American dream, as Hancock and his cheerleader girlfriend Mary wander to a middle-class mediocrity out itself out of reach for Danny and his psychotic wife Bev.
Braddock: Missing in Action III – Braddock mounts a one-man assault to free his wife and son who are still being held in a Vietnam prison camp.
Five Corners – A psychotic young man returns to his old neighborhood after release from prison. He seeks out the woman he previously tried to rape and the man who protected her, with twisted ideas of love for her and hate for him.
The Telephone – A crazy out of work actress, Vashti Blue, spends all her time in her small apartment with her pet owl and her telephone, which she uses to try and solve all her problems with life.
Phantom Thread – Trailer
Den of Thieves – Trailer
Jouney’s End – Trailer
Ticket Surge Pricing
Thank You For Your Service – A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield. (78% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
Suburbicon – A home invasion rattles a quiet family town. (27% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/suburbicon
Jigsaw – Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one suspect: John Kramer, the man known as Jigsaw, who has been dead for ten years. (38% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/jigsaw_2017
Saw – Two strangers, who awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there, soon discover they’re pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer. (49% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/saw
Top Five: George Clooney Movies
Amazing Grace and Chuck – A little league player named Chuck refuses to ever pitch again until nuclear weapons are disarmed. Basketball star “Amazing Grace” Smith follows the boy’s example, and starts a trend. (29% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/amazing_grace_and_chuck
Sammy and Rose Get Laid – Sammy and Rosie are an unconventional middle-class London married couple. They live in the midst of inner-city chaos, surround themselves with intellectual street people, and sleep with everybody – except each other! Things become interesting when Sammy’s father, Raffi, who is a former Indian government minister, comes to London for a visit. Sammy, Rosie, and Raffi try to find meaning through their lives and loves. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
Gaby: A True Story – The life of Gaby Brimmer, a girl physically handicapped, who finally gets her goals of study and triumph. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/gaby_a_true_story
Fatal Beauty – Rita Rizzoli is a narcotics police officer with a plethora of disguises. When a drug shipment is hijacked, the thieves don’t know that the drug is unusually pure and packs of “Fatal Beauty” begin turning up next to too many dead bodies. Mike Marshak works for the original owner of the drugs and tries to tell himself that since he does not handle the drugs, he is “clean”. Mike becomes Rita’s constant companion as the drug hijackers (who are nearly psychotic and very well armed) are hunted, while more and more bodies continue to turn up. (23% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/fatal_beauty
The Hidden – Law abiding people suddenly become violent criminals. A cop and an FBI agent race for answers in this sci-fi thriller. (78% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/hidden
Welcome to this weeks episode of the I Hate Critics Podcast. This week we have four theatrical movies. Zootopia won the weekend and pissed Josh off. London Has Fallen and The Other Side of the Door pissed Sean off. Then Whiskey Tango Foxtrot salvaged the weekend.
Our Top Five this week is movies about modern day wars. We talk about films such as Zero Dark Thirty, The Hurt Locker, and American Sniper.
Our Undisputed Classic is Three Kings
In 1986 Highlander, A Room With a View.