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Bull Durham Best Baseball Movie of All Time

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Welcome to the I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. This week the always watchable Jon Favreau brings us Jungle Book. It’s not the best movie is the world, but it’s a lot of fun and probably shouldn’t be compared to the best movie in the world. Barbershop 3 is a movie with a lot to say while remaining very funny. Criminal may be the worst movie of the year and Sing Street is a great movie in the vein of Once and Begin Again.

Top Five: Kevin Costner movies, Ice Cube movies, Jon Favreau movies.

Undisputed Classic Bull Durham

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1986 – Legend, Wise Guys

Trailers:

Doctor Strange

Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them

The Critics Are Wrong, Batman vs Superman Dawn of Justice is Good

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Welcome to the I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. On this 194th episode of the podcast we talk about Batman vs Superman Dawn of Justice for the second time. We briefly talk about My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, but then we move onto our third annual March Movie Madness tournament. This year we took sixteen movies, some of which were suggested by the audience and between the three of us decided which movies moved on to the next round. The only requirement was that we had to pick movies we’d never talked about on the podcast before…or at least movies we don’t remember talking about.

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The movies were:

Citizen Kane vs Paths of Glory
Swingers vs Gross Pointe Blank
Good Will Hunting vs Punch Drunk Love
LA Confidential vs The Verdict
Fargo vs O’ Brother Where Art Thou
Glengarry Glen Ross vs Hard Candy
Waking Live vs Monsieur Lazhar
The Silence of the Lambs vs Phantasm

Let us know where we messed up.

Trailers:

Deepwater Horizon
Lights Out
War Dogs
Batman – Honest Trailer
Superman – Honest Trailer

Black Mass and the Best Crime Movies

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This week we’ve got five new movies. The number one move of the week was the cash grab Maze Runner sequel called Maze Runner 2 The Scorch Trials. Black Mass was a well directed well acted film that’s kind of boring. I think it has more to do with the fact that there is a great documentary out there about Whitey Bulger that is better than this movie not to mention that The Departed is loosely based on this subject matter and is a far more entertaining film. It’s hard to be critical, but we were all bored. Everest is a movie that turns idiots into heroes and that pisses Sean off. Grandma may be the best movie of the week but close behind is Captive. If you’re going to see any movies this week we recommend Grandma or Captive.

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Our Top Five this week is mob/crime movies: Our discussion includes The Godfather, The Godfather Part 2, Pulp Fiction, Good Fellas, LA Confidential, Miller’s Crossing, The Untouchables, and many more.

Our Undisputed Classic is L’adventura. It’s another Michelangelo Antonioni film that truly is an experience. You may not like the experience but we did. It’s a movie that just marches to it’s own beat. So many movies feel the need to follow a formula but not Antonioni. You can check this movie out on Hulu Plus.

In 1985 we take on Creator

Our trailers this week are:

Hardcore

Hunger Games Mocking Jay Part 2

Creed

Bridge of Spies

Jungle Book

Avengers Age of Ultron Preview

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You know what doesn’t get old? Marvel movies. Avengers Age of Ultron comes out today. To celebrate we take a trip down memory lane and talk about all of the Marvel movies. This is a must listen if you want to hear a fan boy talk passionately about comic book movies.

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“Iron Man”
“The Incredible Hulk”
“Iron Man 2”
“Thor”
“Captain America: The First Avenger”
“Avengers”
“Iron Man 3”
Thor 2: A Dark World”
“Captain America 2: Winter Soldier”
“Guardians of the Galaxy”

X Men: Chef’s of Futures Past

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Welcome to the I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. This week the studio behind the “X Men” movies tries to tie the cluster fuck that is the “X Men” series together so they can go forward. Josh, well he loved it. Sean, not so much. Me, I went and saw Jon Favreau’s “Chef” instead. Speaking of Jon Favreau’s “Chef,” unbelievable. Both Sean and I caught “Chef” and it won the weekend in our hearts. Then Adam Sandler released a movie with Drew Barrymore and it was exactly what you thought it’d be.

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We introduced a new segment to rotate in and out with our Undisputed Classic called Does it Hold Up. This week we covered the Academy Award Winning “Gladiator.” The consensus was that it holds up better on the big screen than it does on DVD.

In 1984 “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” came out.

Trailers

Happy Christmas
Life of Crime
X Men – Honest Trailer
Clouds of Sils Maria
Life Itself
Guardians of the Galaxy

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