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Tom Cruise Week

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Coming Attractions/News:
Alita Battle Angel
Mid 90’s

New Movies

Teen Titans Go! To The Movies – A villain’s maniacal plan for world domination sidetracks five teenage superheroes who dream of Hollywood stardom.

Three Identical Strangers – In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they’re triplets who were separated at birth. Then they discover why.

Mission: Impossible Fallout – Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong.

Undisputed Classic

Born on the Fourth of July – The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.

Top Five – Tom Cruise Films

1988

Cocktail (Tom Cruise, Elisabeth Shue): A talented New York City bartender takes a job at a bar in Jamaica and falls in love.

Monkey Shines (Jason Beghe, Kate McNeil, George Romero): A quadriplegic man has a trained monkey help him with his paralysis, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master.

The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (Tami Erin): After her father’s ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso, and monkey, Mr. Nilsson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood children to be haunted. Soon, two children, Tommy and Annika, venture into the house only to meet up with Pippi. The three soon become friends and get into various adventures together, including cleaning the floor with scrubbing shoes, dodging the “splunks”, going down a river in barrels, and helping Pippi with the problem of having to go to a children’s home. Older children will probably get the most out of this movie.

Next Week: The Darkest Minds, Disney’s Christopher Robin, The Spy Who Dumped Me, Eighth Grade. Our Classic is The Blob and our Top Five Female Duos

Justice League Isn’t Half Bad

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Coming Attractions/News:

Rampage – Trailer
The Quiet Place – Trailer
Strangers 2 – Trailer

New Movies

Justice League – Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. (39% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/justice_league_2017

Wonder – Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. (84% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/wonder

Mudbound – Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war. (97% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/mudbound

Defend It

Green Lantern – Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps. (26% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/green_lantern

Undisputed Classic

The Last Emperor – The story of the final Emperor of China. (92% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/last_emperor

Top Five: Worst Best Picture Oscar Winning Films

1987

Date with an Angel – Jim is soon to be married to Patty, but when he wakes up after a bachelor party thrown by his friends, he finds an injured angel in his pool. When Patty sees her, she thinks he’s seeing someone else and gets upset and tells her father. Now he has to figure out how to; cure the angel, tell Patty what happened, keep his friends from taking the angel to the papers, and keep Patty’s father from killing him. It’s no wonder he has a headache. (14% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/date_with_an_angel

Nuts – A high-class call girl accused of murder fights for the right to stand trial rather than be declared mentally incompetent. (36% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/nuts

Teen Wolf Too – Todd Howard is a struggling teenager. Nothing seems to be going very well for him, until he turns into a wolf. (7% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/teen_wolf_too

The Right Hand Man – A stagecoach driver goes to work for a dying, one-armed aristocrat in 1860s Australia. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/right_hand_man

Flowers in the Attic – Children are hidden away in the attic by their conspiring mother and grandmother. (14% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/flowers_in_the_attic

The Best Movie Twists of All Time

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This week we’ve got three new movies. The Perfect Guy is an ok movie that could have been really good if it didn’t have to be politically correct. It tries to take two different lanes. On one hand the movie wants to be a serious movie about women putting up with abusive horrible men. In another lane is a campy thriller, however these lanes don’t work simultaneously and therefore it’s kind of a bad movie. 90 Minutes in Heaven is awful…even for a religious movie. The Visit however is actually a pretty good movie. M. Night Shyamalan is back. It has a great twist, even if you figure it out. It’s hilarious, it’s scary, it’s a lot of fun please go see this movie.

TheSixthSense

Our Top Five this week is twist endings. We talk about Psycho, Saw, Empire Strikes Back, Oldboy, Vertigo, The Usual Suspects, Memento, Primal Fear, Fallen, Fight Club, and The Sixth Sense.

Our Undisputed Classic is The Sixth Sense.

In 1985 After Hours, Agnes of God, Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Our trailers this week are:

Demolition
Our Brand is Crisis
The Happening Honest Trailer

Straight Outta Compton A Film Critic Named Sean Patrick

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This week we’ve got two new movies: Straight Outta Compton and The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Straight Outta Compton is a phenomenal movie. It’s come out at the perfect time. Just like hip hop in general this movie is not going to get the credit it deserves when Oscar season comes around. The performances are incredible. This movie is on par with films like Ray and Walk the Line. The Man From U.N.C.L.E. is a good movie that you’re going to forget by next week, classic Guy Ritchie.

Straight Outta Compton

Our Top Five this week is Top 5 TV Shows that became movies. The discussion included South Park, Muppets, X Files, Trailer Park Boys, Serenity, Mystery Science Theater 3000 the movie, Mission Impossible, Maverick, Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, Masters of the Universe, The Fugitive, 21 Jump Street, The Untouchables, Star Trek 2 The Wrath of Khan, Beavis and Butt Head Do America, The Simpsons and more.

We brought the defend it segment back to talk about Who’s The Man.

In 1985 Volunteers, Year of the Dragon, Return of the Living Dead, The Bride, American Flyers

Our trailers this week are:

Creed
Ride Along 2
Burnt
Hateful Eight

“Twelve Years a Slave” is 2013’s First Oscar Front Runner

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Welcome to “I Hate Critics” The World’s Greatest Movie Podcast. “12 Years a Slave” is this years first real Oscar contender and Sean predicts that Chiwetel Ejiofor is a sure win for Best Actor. I’m always hesitant when Hollywood takes on racism and based on Sean’s recommendation I’m excited that “12 Years a Slave” seems to have knocked it out of the park.

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“The Best Man Holiday” a sequel to “The Best Man” came out this weekend as well. Like it’s predecessor “The Best Man Holiday” is a very watchable, fun, enjoyable movie with really good acting and really good directing. It’s hard to say much more than that, but check this out instead of the next Katherine Heigl dud.

“The Dallas Buyer’s Club” came out and while it was good, the acting was distracting. When an actor is campaigning for an Oscar sometimes that can be distracting. Only Sean saw it, but he couldn’t stop staring at Matthew McConaughey. Maybe it was just Sean, but it took him out of the movie.

The ‘Undisputed Classic’ is “Badlands.” As a fan of messed up serial killer movies and not really digging on Terrence Malick’s abstract films I was curious how I would take “Badlands.” I love “Badlands.” It will go down as one of my favorite movies. It’s a serial killer movie told from a fairy tale perspective.

Sean sat down this week and watched “Yentl” beginning to end and he had the balls to say it was good, so there’s that.”Yentl” along with “Nate and Hayes” came out in 1983.

Our trailers this week are: “Divergent,” “Maleficent,” “Cuban Fury,” “Noah,” “Man of Steel: Honest Trailer,” “Tar.”

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