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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

Spider-Man: Homecoming

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Coming Attractions/News:

 

Terminator 2 in 3D

Up and coming director Trey Edward Shults wants to make a Kanye biopic.

 

New Movies


Blind – A novelist blinded in a car crash which killed his wife rediscovers his passion for both life and writing when he embarks on an affair with the neglected wife of an indicted businessman. (N/A ROTTEN TOMATOES)

https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/blind_2017

 

Spider-Man: Homecoming – Several months after the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man as a new threat, the Vulture, emerges. (93% ROTTEN TOMATOES)  https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/spider_man_homecoming

 

Top Five – Michael Keaton Roles

 

Undisputed Classic

 

Night Shift  – A morgue attendant is talked into running a brothel at his workplace after a deceased pimp is sent there. However, the pimp’s killers don’t look too kindly on this new ‘business’, nor does the morgue’s owner. (95% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/night_shift

 

1987

 

The Squeeze – A mysterious black box spells danger to a con man and female detective. (17% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1019743_squeeze

 

Maid to Order – Spoiled Jessie Montgomery, whose wild behavior and spending excesses cause her well-meaning but exasperated millionaire father Charles to wish he never had her, is visited by fairy godmother Stella. In an effort to save Jessie, Stella casts a spell which causes Charles to no longer have a daughter. Jessie, now penniless and without a friend, must take a maid’s job to earn a living, and hopefully to learn her lesson… (36% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/maid_to_order

 

Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise – The rising college nerds set out to a convention in Florida, but are not welcomed by the Alpha Beta representatives. (7% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/revenge_of_the_nerds_ii_nerds_in_paradise

 

White Water Summer – The story of a shy boy who gets convinced by his parents to spend a few summer days in the mountains. So, he joins a group, and the vacation begins. Unfortunately, things turn out to be a little tough for our small friend. (29% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/white_water_summer

 

Aliens Turns 30 and Ghostbusters

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Aliens turns 30 this week and the new Ghostbusters comes out. So we’ve decide that we’re going to take a look back on the four Alien films and the original 2 Ghostbuster films.

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Do the movies hold up? Are they classics? How will they fare in our Flickchart challenge.

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Aliens
Alien 3
Alien Resurrection

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The Revenant

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Welcome to this weeks episode of the I Hate Critics Podcast. This week we talk about The Forest and The Revenant. One of these is a throw away January release, the other just won the Golden Globe for Best Drama. The Revenant is a real masterpiece that is one of the hardest films to watch. Not in a Eli Roth or Rob Zombie I need to take a shower after seeing this way, but more in a being punched all over your body for three hours until it stops. It’s exhausting and it’s painful, but it’s worth it.

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Our Top Five this week is movies featuring either Leonardo DiCaprio or Tom Hardy. We talk about Inception, The Revenant, The Departed, Locke, Bronson, Django, Mad Max Fury Road, The Dark Knight Rises and more.

In 1986 Black Moon Rising Came out.

Trailers

The Conjuring 2

Free State of Jones

Elvis & Nixon

The Blair Witch Project, The Terminator, St. Vincent

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Thanks for listening to the I Hate Critics Podcast. This week “St. Vincent” finally came out and it was good. It probably could have been better, but it was as good as it was because of Bill Murray. America disappointed us by going to see “Ouija.” Keanu Reeve’s “John Wick” is actually pretty good.

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Our “Does it Hold Up” Movie is “The Blair Witch Project.” This movie is completely polarizing. Sean and Bob consider this one of the great horror movies of all time while Josh hates it. We have some fun with this.

In 1984 “The Terminator” came out.

Trailers

Avengers 2: Age of Ultron
Magician
The Gambler

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