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The Best of Enemies
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween – Two young friends find a magic book that brings a ventriloquist’s dummy to life.
Collette – Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.
Bad Times at the El Royale – Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption – before everything goes to hell.
First Man – A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
The Right Stuff – The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.
Top Five – Space Movies
The Accused (Jodie Foster, Kelly McGillis, Jonathan Kaplan): After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.
Pumpkinhead (Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, Stan Winston): After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers.
Night of the Demons: Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell.
Madame Sousatzka (Shirley MacLaine, John Schlesinger): Renowned Russian piano teacher Irina Sousatzka gets a new student – Bengali piano prodigy Manek. They are both immigrants in the UK and bond quickly. When Manek’s single mother’s business fails, he must make a career decision.
Another Woman (Mia Farrow, Woody Allen): Facing a mid-life crisis, a woman rents an apartment next to a psychiatrist’s office to write a new book, only to become drawn to the plight of a pregnant woman seeking that doctor’s help.
Next Week: Halloween, The Hate U GIve, Undisputed Classic: Dawn of the Dead, Top Five Horror Movies
A Star is Born – Trailer
Halloween – Trailer
Serenity – Trailer
Operation Finale – Trailer
Bad TImes at the El Royale – Trailer
Ocean’s 8 – Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City’s yearly Met Gala.
Hereditary – When the matriarch of the Graham family passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.
Hotel Artemis – Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, ‘Hotel Artemis’ follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.
Out of Sight – A career bank robber breaks out of jail, and shares a moment of mutual attraction with a U.S. Marshal he has kidnapped.
Top Five – Cast of Ocean’s 8
Big Business – In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally mixes the twins unbeknown to the parents. Our story flashes forward to the 1980s where the mismatched sets of twins are about to cross paths following a big business deal to closedown the Jupiter Hollow factory.
Poltergeist III – Carol Anne is staying with her aunt in a high-rise building, where the supernatural forces haunting her make their return.
The Presidio – A San Francisco civilian police detective is forced to work on a series of murders with his former enemy commanding officer while dating his daughter.
Stars and Bars – A British art expert travels across America in order to purchase a rare Renoir painting in the South but comes across some crazy characters in the process.
Next Week: Superfly, Tag and Incredibles 2. Top Five: Animated Superhero films. Undisputed Classic: Superfly
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.
Welcome to the I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast.
Top Five: Theme Songs
Undisputed Classic: Dog Day Afternoon
1986 – Top Gun
Deadpool – Honest Trailer
Welcome to The I Hate Critics. It’s award season so lets talk about the comedy of the year “Hercules.” “Hercules” should have advertised itself as a comedy. This is a wanna bee “300” with no fun. “Lone Survivor” took a real life story and took it a little too “Ramboy.” Then Bob goes on to wonder what every movie would look like if Peter Berg directed it.
Speaking of disappointment, “August: Osage County.” It’s probably good on the stage, but not so much on the screen. Sean’s top two movies of the year are “Her” and “Inside Llewyn Davis.” Josh and I can’t argue with him. Both movies are award worthy. We had such a good time talking about these two films.
Our undisputed classic is “Amelie.” This is a romantic comedy that is also an art film. Everybody I know that has seen this loves this movie and it surprises me that they love this movie, but it really is that good.
This week in 1984 a soft-core porn named “Hot Dog…The Movie.” There was a wet t-shirt contest in it. Our contest this week is to come up with a movie that made it to the theater that includes a wet t shirt contest since “Real Cancun” not including “Piranha 3D.”
Our trailers this week are:
“Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden”