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Mandy, Predator, A Simple Favor and The Maltese Falcon

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Coming Attractions/News:
Henry Cavill fired as Superman
Captive State

New Movies

The Predator – When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe’s most lethal hunters’ return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race.

White Boy Rick – The story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.

Mandy – Mandy is set in the primal wilderness of 1983 where Red Miller, a broken and haunted man hunts an unhinged religious sect who slaughtered the love of his life.

A Simple Favor – A SIMPLE FAVOR, directed by Paul Feig, centers around Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), a mommy blogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily’s (Blake Lively) sudden disappearance from their small town.

Undisputed Classic

The Maltese Falcon – A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.

Top Five – Action Movies

1988

Seven Hours of Judgement – A distraught husband kidnaps the judge who freed his wife’s killers on insufficient evidence. He gives him seven hours to find evidence that will put them away, or he’ll kill his wife.

Next Week: Farenheit 11/9, The House with a Clock in its Walls, Life Itself. Undisputed Classic: Galaxy Quest, Top Five Sigourney Weaver roles

The Last Jedi SUCKSeeds

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Coming Attractions/News:

Annihilation – Trailer
The 15:17 to Paris – Trailer
Every Day – Trailer

New Movies

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order. (93% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/star_wars_the_last_jedi

Ferdinand – After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. (73% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/ferdinand

Undisputed Classic

Brick – A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend. (80% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/brick

Top Five: Star War Movies

1987

Broadcast News – Take two rival television reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one Producer, female. Mix well, and watch the sparks fly. (98% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/broadcast_news

Ironweed – An alcoholic drifter spends Halloween in his home town of Albany, New York after returning there for the first time in decades. (62% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/ironweed

Eddie Murphy Raw – Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women. (81% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/eddie_murphy_raw

Overboard – A cruel but beautiful heiress screws over a hired carpenter, who later is the first one to find her when she gets amnesia. Looking for a little revenge he convinces her that she’s his wife. (46% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/overboard

Moonstruck – Loretta Castorini, a book keeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry. (92% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/moonstruck

The Dead – Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend an early January dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them. Based on the James Joyce novel. (93% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_dead

*batteris not included – Apartment block tenants seek the aid of alien mechanical life-forms to save their building from demolition. (60% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/batteries_not_included

Leonard Part 6 – A secret agent is called out of retirement to save the world from an evil genius. (6% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/leonard_part_6?

Moana – Five Songs Too Many

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New Releases:

Moana
Allied
Bad Santa 2
Rules Don’t Apply
Miss Sloane

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Top Five: Warren Beatty Roles

Undisputed Classic: Shampoo

1986 Star Trek 4: Voyage Home, Solar Babies

Trailers:

Silence
Cars 3
Fences

Hail, The Coen Brothers!

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Welcome to this weeks episode of the I Hate Critics Podcast. This week we had three new movies. There was The Choice which I think is based on a Nicolas Sparks book but I could be mistaken…I wasn’t paying attention. Then there was Pride & Prejudice & Zombies. Finally The Coen Brothers are back with another gem Hail, Caesar!

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Our Top Five this week is 40 year old movies because Sean just turned 40. Some of the movies turning 40 include Rocky, Taxi Driver, Network, All the President’s Men, Carrie, Marathon Man, Bad News Bears, The Outlaw Josey Wales and more.

Our Undisputed Classic is Raising Arizona

In 1986 F/X and Hannah and Her Sisters Came Out.

Trailers

Jason Bourne
X-Men Apocalypse
Captain America: Civil War
Independence Day: Resurgence
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
Deadpool
10 Cloverfield Lane
Secret Life of Pets
God’s of Egypt
Eddie the Eagle
The Jungle Book
Miles Ahead
Green Room

Ex Machina Delivers for A24

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Have you ever seen a movie and knew it was great but for whatever reason didn’t like it as much as you should have? That’s how I felt about “Ex Machina.” It’s far and away my favorite movie so far in 2015, but I didn’t love it. It’s complex subject matter yet simplistic story threw me off, but I’m in the minority on the “I Hate Critics” movie review podcast as Josh and Sean loved it.

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There were two other movies that came out to Sean’s dismay. “Age of Adaline” is a fine movie with such an unnecessary plot point that it takes you out of the movie. The plot point was so much more unnecessary than all the words that I’m using in my show notes…I learned that at the New Media Expo, but I didn’t fix it. The there was “Little Boy” starring the cast of “Paul Blart Mall Cop 2.”

In the news this week we lost a beloved Film Critic, we saw pictures of Jared Leto’s Joker and some of the cast walked off the set of “Ridiculous Six” because they were offended by the jokes. Mean while Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner didn’t make the news because all they did was make a joke about a woman and it’s ok to be sexist…just not racist…even for a joke.

Our Undisputed Classic is “Odd Man Out.” A film so old and out dated that it failed the sleep test. Josh and Sean appreciated it but didn’t love it.

In 1985 “Just One of the Guys” came out and marked the first time our beloved cohost Josh saw a pair of boobs. “Stick” also came out starring Burt Reynolds. It was based off of an Elmore Leonard novel but Burt Reynold’s arrogance and misogyny pretty much ruined any chance that movie had. Something else came out but it is unimportant.

Trailers:

The Little Princess
The Visit
Black Mass
The Death of Superman Lives
Tomorrowland
Jurassic World

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