Posts tagged Jennifer Garner
Halloween – Trailer
The Nun – A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.
Peppermint – Peppermint is a revenge story centering on a young mother who finds herself with nothing to lose, and is now going to take from her enemies the very life they stole from her.
God Bless the Broken Road – While grieving the loss of her husband, a financially struggling widow meets a race car driver.
The Sound of Music – A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.
Top Five – Movie Nuns
Moon Over Parador (Richard Dreyfuss, Raul Julia): Little known actor Jack Noah is working on location in the country of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator’s right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer he cannot refuse.. to play the dictator. Jack’s acting skills fool the masses but not close friends and employees of the dictator.
Running On Empty (River Phoenix, Christine Lahti, Sidney Lumet): The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own.
Some Girls (Patrick Dempsey, Jennifer Connelly): Michael, a college student, visits his girlfriend Gabriella and her family for Christmas in Canada. When he gets there, she tells him that she doesn’t love him any more.
Next Week: The Predator, A Simple Favor, White Boy Rick, Our Undisputed Classic is The Maltese Falcon. Our Top Five: Actual Best Action movies
Peppermint – Trailer
Suspiria Remake – Trailer
Adrift – Based on the true story of survival, a young couple’s chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.
Upgrade – Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when Grey, a self-identified technophobe, has his world turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant called Stem.
Action Point – A daredevil designs and operates his own theme park with his friends.
The Rider – After suffering a near fatal head injury, a young cowboy undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.
The Poseidon Adventure – A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea.
Top Five – Jackass characters
1) Big (Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Penny Marshall): After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult.
2) Funny Farm (Chevy Chase): A couple swap city life for the country, but their picturesque new hometown turns out to be overrun with a gauntlet of crazy inhabitants.
3) American Gothic (Yvonne De Carlo, Rod Steiger): On a lonely island in the Pacific Northwest, a group of travelers find themselves targeted by a crazed, homicidal family.
4) My Best Friend Is a Vampire (Robert Sean Leonard): After a sexual encounter with a beautiful client, a teenage delivery boy finds himself being turned into a vampire.
5) Shy People (Jil Clayburgh, Barbara Hershey): New York journalist visits her distant cousin for the first time to write an article about her hard life in the bayous of Louisiana. Journalist’s wild drug addicted daughter just adds to tensions between two families’ cultures.
Adrift – Final Trailer
Robin Hood – Trailer
A Simple Favor – Trailer
Rambo V is happening
He-Man and Skeletor will be brothers in the upcoming Masters of the Universe movie
Overboard – A spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee.
Tully – A mother of three hires a night nanny to help with her newborn.
Bad Samaritan – A pair of burglars stumble upon a woman being held captive in a home they intended to rob.
Juno – Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child.
Top Five – Movies that Reference Star Wars
Stormy Monday – A crooked American businessman tries to push the shady influential owner of a nightclub in Newcastle, England to sell him the club. The club’s new employee and the American’s ex lover fall in love and inadvertently stir the pot.
Dead Heat – Two policemen are brought back to life to chase down supernatural criminals.
Judgement in Berlin – American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.
Salsa – Fatherless barrio Puertorican Rico is a menial car mechanic by day, but lives for the nights, when he dances and dates hot dancing girls, cockily convinced the title of Salsa king in fancy nightclub La Luna’s upcoming contest is to be his. He encourages his best friend, courteous gentleman Ken, to date his sister Margarita so he gets a free hand with her flirtatious classmate Lola. The reigning salsa queen Luna’s interest in Ruco as dance-partner threatens his on-off relationship with Vicki. More jealous trouble follows when Ken and Margarita fall in true love.
Shakedown – A legal attorney and renegade cop team up to stop a corrupt cop.
Next Week: Breaking In, Life of the Party. Our Undisputed Classic is Mean Girls and our Top Five is top five movies you thought you’d hate but ended up liking.
Goodbye Christopher Robin – Trailer
Victoria of Abdul – Trailer
The Current War – Trailer
Tulip Fever – An artist falls for a young married woman while he’s commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam. (10% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
I Do… Until I Don’t – An ensemble comedy about the meaning of matrimony. (31% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/i_do_until_i_dont
Lust For Life -The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh.(100% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1012920_lust_for_life
Top Five: Blue Collar/Union Movies
A Boy Called Po – When David Wilson’s young wife falls victim to cancer, he is left a single working dad with the sole responsibility of caring for his sixth grade son with autism. Patrick, who prefers to be called ‘Po,’ is a gifted but challenged child who was very close to his mother and unable to communicate his own sense of loss. As father and son struggle to deal with life after mom, they each begin to withdraw into their own worlds. David into the high pressure job he’s close to losing and Po drifting away from the school where he’s bullied into his magical fantasy world, the Land of Color, where he’s just a typical carefree boy with a rich cast of other worldly companions. The growing divide between father and son and the challenges of single parenthood of a special needs child threaten to separate David and Po permanently. Based on a true story, the bonds of love between a grieving father and son are tested in the most real way in Po. (33% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/a_boy_called_po
The Assignment – After waking up and discovering that he has undergone gender reassignment surgery, an assassin seeks to find the doctor responsible. (31% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_assignment_2017
Chuck – A drama inspired by the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner. (80% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/chuck
Wakefield – A man’s nervous breakdown causes him to leave his wife and live in his attic for several months. (74% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/wakefield
A Man in Love – An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/man_in_love
Hamburger Hill – A very realistic interpretation of one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War. (100% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/hamburger_hill
The Boys Next Door – Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trail of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout. (N/A ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1002996_boys_next_door
A Prayer for the Dying – Martin, an IRA hitman, is seen by a catholic priest while carrying out a hit. He grows a bond with the priest and his niece. But his past and his former employers put all their lives in danger. (63% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/a_prayer_for_the_dying
Welcome to this weeks episode of the I Hate Critics Podcast. This week we have five new movies. Three middle aged white guys talk about Allegiant, the third movie in the Divergent series. Also released was Miracles From Heaven, The Bronze, and Anomalisa…oh and Pee Wee’s Big Holiday.
The Top Five this week is best third movies in a series.
In Lieu of the Undisputed Classic we did the Netflix challenge again this week.
In 1986 – nothing to note.