Posts tagged Noah Baumbach
Fantasy Island – Trailer
Marriage Story – Noah Baumbach’s incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.
Last Christmas – Kate is a young woman subscribed to bad decisions. Her last date with disaster? That of having accepted to work as Santa’s elf for a department store. However, she meets Tom there. Her life takes a new turn. For Kate, it seems too good to be true.
Parasite – All unemployed, Ki-taek and his family take peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks, as they ingratiate themselves into their lives and get entangled in an unexpected incident.
Doctor Sleep – Years following the events of “The Shining,” a now-adult Dan Torrance must protect a young girl with similar powers from a cult known as The True Knot, who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.
The Shining – A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.
Henry V – In the midst of the Hundred Years War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.
Best of the Best – A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country–can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown – Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb – his left foot.
Staying Together – The complacent life of three small town brothers is shattered when their father sells the family business from under them.
Next Week: Good Liar, Charlie’s Angels, Ford vs Ferrari
1989: Little Mermaid, Steel Magnolias, To the Limit
Marriage Story – Trailer
Bombshell – Trailer
Lady & the Tramp – Trailer
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.
Zombieland: Double Tap – Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita, and Little Rock move to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family.
Zombieland – A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America.
Gross Anatomy – A smart first-year med student takes nothing seriously, except the pursuit of his Gross Anatomy (human dissection) lab partner. It’s up to her and their teacher to find a way to convince him to take his studies and life seriously.
Next of Kin – Truman, a Chicago cop, sets out to find the killer of his brother. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
Fat Man and Little Boy – This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.
Next Week: Black and Blue, Countdown, Jay & Silent Bob Reboot
Undisputed Classic: Everything Kevin Smith
1989: Dad, Immediate Family, Kill Me Again, Shocker, Worth Winning
The Last Jedi – Trailer
Stallone to write and direct Creed 2
Happy Death Day – A college student relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer’s identity. (64% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
The Foreigner – A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers’ identities. (57% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_foreigner_2017
Marshall – About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases. (87% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/marshall
Professor Marston and the Wonder Women – The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, the polyamorous relationship between his wife and his mistress, the creation of his beloved comic book character Wonder Woman, and the controversy the comic generated. (87% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/professor_marston_and_the_wonder_women
Only the Brave – Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire. (100% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/only_the_brave_2017
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) – An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father. (92% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_meyerowitz_stories
Groundhog Day – A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again. (96% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/groundhog_day
Top Five: Pierce Brosnan and Jackie Chan movies
Barfly – Based on the life of successful poet Charles Bukowski and his exploits in Hollywood during the 60s, 70s, and 80s. (74% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/barfly
Deadly Illusion (AKA I Love You to Death) – A detective is framed for a murder he didn’t commit. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/deadly_illusion
Hello Marylou: Prom Night 2 – Thirty years after her accidental death at her 1957 senior prom, the tortured spirit of prom queen Mary Lou Maloney returns to seek revenge. (30% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/hello_mary_lou_prom_night_2
Hope and Glory – A semi-autobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War 2. For a young boy, this time in history was more of an adventure, a total upheaval of order, restrictions and discipline. The liberating effect of the war on the women left behind. And the joy when Hitler blows up your school. (94% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/hope_and_glory
Weeds – A San Quentin inmate, sentenced to life without parole, writes a play that catches the interest of a reporter. (80% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/weeds
Welcome to The I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. There are four new movies in theaters this week. Of course there is the blockbuster “Paul Blart 2” which both Sean and Josh seemed to enjoy enough. Then there was what appeared to be a disappointment with “Unfriended” but actually had some style and was fairly impressive. James Franco and Jonah Hill got together for the disappointing “True Story.” However the best movie of the week was one nobody saw called “While We’re Young.”
Our fantasy movies (if you don’t know what I’m talking about go back and listen to the episode “Furious 7) got a more interesting in that Sean now has a movie on the board while “Furious 7” neared the $300 million mark.
Our Defend It film is the rated R mall cop movie “Observe and Report.” Josh has never been a big Seth Rogen fan but even he could appreciate the genius that is “Observe and Report.”
In 1985 was a waste of a segment because nothing of note came out.
Star Wars The Force Awakens
Batman vs Superman the Dawn of Justice
Love & Mercy
Welcome to the I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. This week not much came out. Will Smith made a con movie called Focus. It’s fine, but like most cons, the con is sloppy and it’s not necessarily entertaining enough to take your focus off of the con like “Oceans 11.” Then there was a horror film called “Lazarus Effect” that Josh hated so much he called it potentially the worst movie he’s ever seen.
Our beloved/hated film critic Sean Patrick had a near death experience this week. He had a massive asthma attack that put him in the hospital for six days. At one point he actually lost the ability to breath and had to have machines breath for him for several hours. He’s back and he’s doing better so hopefully he stays that way.
We lost Leonard Nimoy famous as Spock from “Star Trek.” RIP Spock, “Live long in prosper.”
The Academy Award winning film “Still Alice” also got released in theaters. Julianne Moore won best actress. Sean thinks it was a great performance, but had three or four other performances he preferred. Sean compared it to a Lifetime movie with great acting.
Our Undisputed Classic is “The Sting.” Stars Robert Redford and Paul Newman make “The Sting” highly entertaining. Josh loved it the most, Sean tried to pick it a part and Bob enjoyed it.
1985 – Several movies came out. The best two movies are Woody Allen’s “Purple Rose of Cairo,” and John Cusak in “The Sure Thing.”
While We’re Young
Love & Mercy
The Resurrection of Jake Roberts