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Angry Artificial Intelligence & The Avengers

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Welcome to The I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. This week we talk about Harrison Ford’s plane crash, Patton Oswalt’s idea for “Unbreakable 2 & 3,” and then a teacher has been arrested in Ohio for screening “ABC’s of Death” to young teenagers. So we ask the question, when can you show your kids rated R movies?

This weeks releases include “Chappie,” “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” “Unfinished Business” and “Merchants of Doubt.” These movies generated a lot of hate from our film critic. Thankfully Josh saved the day by liking “Chappie.” It was one of my favorite moments on the podcast. Sean’s hate was at an all time high and Josh liked the movie and embraced his love of the movie despite Sean’s hate and it was magical…ok I’m being corny.

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“The Second Best Exotic Marigold” is gentle and pleasant. Gentle and pleasant often means lazy and pointless. “Unfinished Business” will probably go down as one of the worst movies of the year. It misses the point on so many levels. At worst “Unfinished Business” should have been another unoriginal Vince Vaughn comedy, but it was much worse than that. It’s a bummer.

Then there is a documentary about “Merchants of Doubt.” It’s about how these spin doctors that have convinced half of America that Global Warming is a hoax. It’s pretty infuriating, but the people that need to see this movie won’t.

This weeks Defend It film is “A.I. Artificial Intelligence.” Josh and Sean both agree this movie is great. I can’t dispute it but I can’t help but want to see what Kubrick would have done with it. Could you imagine if you watched every movie wondering what Kubrick’s version would be like? That’s not fair to the movie.

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Trailers

Self/Less
Big Game
Mr. Holmes
The Forger
Ex Machina
Avengers: Age of Ultron

Oscar Recap, Call Your Mom & Stay Weird

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Welcome to the I Hate Critics Oscar recap show. It’s late, we’re all three exhausted and it shows. The Oscars are just two damn long. “Birdman” wins the night. I think the three of us differ on how good “Birdman” is, it’s my favorite of the movies nominated, I think it’s a little lower on Josh and Sean’s list. We all three agree that “Gone Girl” is the best movie of the year, but what are you going to do?

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Some memorable moments in the show include JK Simmons telling us to call our moms. Patricia Arquette asking for equal women’s rights, it’s sad that in 2015 this is still an issue. Common delivered one of the most powerful speeches of the night and the writer of “The Imitation Game” deserved to win another award for his acceptance speech.

It’s weird, there’s not much to complain about. I was entertained enough, but it was just so long. I apologize if we’re not completely with it this episode…we’ll get them next time.

Proceed with the Execution

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Welcome to The I Hate Critics Podcast. This week we talk “The Hobbit,” “A Madea Christmas” and “Nebraska.” We mostly talk about “The Hobbit” though. Let me rephrase that, Josh and Sean mostly talk about “The Hobbit” while I take a nap and cough into the microphone from time to time. Also “Nebraska” is really good, but you’re probably not going to see it.

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Our Undisputed Classic was “African Queen.” Humphrey Bogart won a life time achievement award for this film. If any self respected actor gave the performance Mr. Bogart gave, they’d be run out of town. We’ve all seen it. I struggle to describe this movie when Josh swoops in to save the day.

In 1983 “Silkwood” and “Gorky Park” came out. If you’re going to go back and check out some movies from 1983, these are two great movies to start with. “Silkwood” is one of Meryl Streep’s more underestimated performances. It’s a heart breaking movie. “Gorky Park” has a terrible name, but it’s good too. On a side note Bon Jovi took a band named Gorky Park under their wing in the late 80’s but that didn’t last long.

Our Trailers are:

“Interstellar”

“Jupitar Ascending”

“Edge of Tomorrow”

“Bad Words”

“Godzilla”

“The Knights of Badassdom”

“The Fantastic Fear of Everything”

I Hate Critics Ep. 28 – The Conjuring and a Double Shot of Mary Louise Parker & Ryan Reynolds

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Welcome to the I Hate Critics Podcast, a movie podcast. You know what I love more than Mary Louise Parker? Is it Ryan Reynolds? No, it’s Mary Louise Parker twice in the same week. I loved her in Weeds in everything else I’ve seen her in. Unfortunately for her she wasn’t in Despicable Me 2 or The Conjuring or this weekend would have been a little more memorable

Sean doesn’t really like ghost stories so its hard for him to let his guard down for The Conjuring and subsequently doesn’t like it, but it seems like the paying audience does. 30 years ago Sylvester Stallone remade Rocky as a sequel to Saturday Night Fever and called it Staying Alive. Bob sees more movies than can be mentioned oh by the way the next Superman movies is going to be a Superman Batman movie.

 

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This weeks trailers.

Spiderman 2

Veronica Mars

Riddick – Red Band

The Counselor

The Fifth Estate

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I Hate Critics Ep. 24 – World War Z & Monsters University

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Welcome to the I Hate Critics Podcast, a movie podcast. This is episode is about just another critic shitting on a zombie movie. Sean’s not a big fan of the whole zombie concept; so World War Z was doomed from the get go although he does think that if you enjoy zombie movies you may enjoy World War Z. That said he doesn’t have a problem with the Monster concept and enjoyed Monsters University.

Bob gives Identity Thief the sleep test and Porky’s 2: The Next Day turns 30.

 

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This weeks trailers.

The Colony

Anchorman 2

Jobs

The Wolf of Wall Street

Killing Season

In a World

Crystal Fairy

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