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RIP Stan Lee
Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch – A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.
The Girl in the Spider’s Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story – Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.
Overlord – A little squad of American soldiers find horror behind enemy lines on the eve of D-Day.
Beautiful Boy – Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
Ray – The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.
Top Five – Foreign Films
Child’s Play – A single mother gives her son a much sought-after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.
A Cry In the Dark – A mother whose child was killed in a Dingo attack in the Australian outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.
Ernest Saves Christmas – Ernest helps Santa Claus as he searches for his successor.
Iron Eagle II (: General Chappy Sinclair assembles a joint U.S.- Soviet strike team to take out a rogue middle eastern nuclear base.
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (): Pepas’s lover, Iván, leaves her and she tries to contact him to find out why he’s left. In her search for Iván, she confronts his wife and son, who are as clueless as she is.
Split Decisions – When a boxer is killed because he wouldn’t take a dive, his brother tries to find a way to avenge him even if only symbolically.
Far North – After generations of being apart, an accident brings a family back together and they begin to cope with their original issues.
Next Week: Widows, Fantastic Beasts 2, Instant Family, Our Undisputed Classic is Bonnie and Clyde, and our Top Five is Movies You’re Thankful For
The Post – Trailer
Game Night – Trailer
Hostiles – Trailer
Listener emails/tweets/messages – Steve G twitter, Uncle Jeff Website
Daddy’s Home 2 – Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays. (16% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
Murder on the Orient Express – A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish & suspenseful mystery. From the novel by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express tells of thirteen stranded strangers & one man’s race to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again. (58% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/murder_on_the_orient_express_2017
Murder on the Orient Express – In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before. (91% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/murder_on_the_orient_express
Top Five: Movies on Trains
The Running Man – A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show. (63% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/running_man
Siesta – Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she’s killed someone, but isn’t sure, and now she’s wandering the Spanish streets without money or a clear memory. (17% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/siesta
Cross My Heart – A man and a woman go out on a “big” third date. He’s ashamed to admit he just lost his job, and she’s afraid he’ll run away if he finds out that she has a kid. Small lies lead to bigger ones and the night gets crazy very soon. (40% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1004985_cross_my_heart?
Manon of the Spring – A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father’s land caused his death years earlier. (80% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/manon_of_the_spring
What Happened to Monday/Seven Sisters
Murder on the Orient Express
Top Five: Strong Female Characters
Undisputed Classic: A Very Long Engagement
1987 – Untouchables, Benji the Hunted, Harry & the Hendersons
Welcome to the I Hate Critics Podcast. This episode we talk about three new movies “As Above So Below,” “November Man” and “The One I Love.” Two of these movies received a theatrical release one did not. Two of these movies are dumb, one is not. Guess which one? “The One I Love” is great.
This week I (Bob) had to defend my hatred for “Vanilla Sky” or as I like to call it “Pretentious Sky.” I whole heartedly disagree with everything Sean and Josh say about this movie. But aside from attacking their character by calling them Tom Cruise apologists with a hard on for Cameron Crowe there is nothing I can say to change their mind.
In 1984 “C.H.U.D.” came out along with a couple other movies. Listener Jason from New Mexico has been on us to see this film since we started this podcast. Sean enjoyed how bad it was, I was on the internet the whole time while watching it and Josh fell asleep.
Shaun the Sheep
Welcome to “I Hate Critics” The World’s Greatest Movie Podcast. This week will go down as a rather forgettable week in movie history. The most memorable thing that happened was that “Bad Grandpa” barely knocked “Gravity” out of the number one box office slot for a week. Ridley Scott & Cormac McCarthy missed the boat on “The Counselor.” They didn’t make a movie as much as they filmed a series of monologues…and Cameron Diaz doing something to a car.
This episode it was me (Bob Zerull), Film Critic Sean Patrick, Josh Adams from the Film Fan Perspective.
The ‘Undisputed Classic’ is “Night of the Living Dead.” Sean made his way to a Rifftrax screening. He enjoyed himself, but the boys at Rifftrax ruined “Night of the Living Dead” for him.
In movie news George Clooney’s “Monuments Men” got bumped to 2014. Bruce Campbell confirmed “Army of Darkness 2,” Tom Hardy is going to play Elton John and there is a new actor in the role of Christian Gray (or however you spell his last name), but we don’t know who he is and we don’t really care.
Check out our trailers this week: “Captain America: The Winder Soldier,” “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” “Wolf Creek 2,” “The Neighbors,” “Skinwalker Ranch,” “Devils Due,” and “Homefront”
Check Josh Adams out at The Film Fan Perspective http://filmfanperspective.wordpress.com.
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