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By the Eyebrows of John Saxon

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Coming Attractions/News:

The Florida Project – A24 – Trailer
Tulip Fever – Red Band Trailer
Last Flag Flying – Trailer
Joker stand alone movie produced by Martin Scorsese written by Todd Phillips
Christian Bale in Hostile
TIFF raising money for female film critics
RIP Tobe Hooper

New Movies

Leap! – An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house. (37% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/leap

Wind River – An FBI agent teams with a town’s veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation. (85% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/wind_river_2017

Birth of the Dragon – Set against the backdrop of 1960s San Francisco, BIRTH OF THE DRAGON is a modern take on the classic movies that Bruce Lee was known for. It takes its inspiration from the epic and still controversial showdown between an up-and-coming Bruce Lee and kung fu master Wong Jack Man – a battle that gave birth to a legend. (23% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/birth_of_the_dragon

Undisputed Classic

Enter the Dragon – A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover. (95% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/enter_the_dragon

Top Five: Kung Fu Movies

1987

The Fourth Protocol – John Preston is a British agent with the task of preventing the Russians detonating a nuclear explosion next to an American base in the UK. The Russians are hoping this will shatter the ‘special relationship’ between the two countries. (71% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/fourth_protocol

Hamburger Hill – A very realistic interpretation of one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War. (100% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/hamburger_hill

House II: The Second Story – The new owner of a sinister house gets involved with reanimated corpses and demons searching for an ancient Aztec skull with magic powers. (0% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/house_2_the_second_story

Matewan – A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company. (93% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/matewan_a_luta_final

The Rosary Murders – A priest is put in a dilemma when the serial killer who has been murdering priests and nuns confesses to him. (N/A ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/rosary_murders

End of the Line – When the closure of a railway is announced, employees commandeer a locomotive to get to corporate headquarters and confront the president. (60% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/end_of_the_line_1987

Good Grief James Bond

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This week we’ve got two new movies. Our first movie is the latest installment in the James Bond universe and that’s Spectre. Our resident film critic didn’t not like it, but neither did our resident Bond fan. In fact we spend most of the movie going through the history of James Bond and picking it apart and talking about what works, what worked and what’s wrong. We then move on to The Peanuts Movie which Sean and I both adored, but I couldn’t help troll it a little….just a little.

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Top Five this week is Peanut Movie/specials and or James Bond films. We talk about about them all so get ready.

For our Undisputed Classic this week Josh assigned each of us a Bond movie to watch, so we took on Goldfinger, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service and The World is Not Enough.

In 1985 we don’t really take on anything but That Was Then This is Now came out.

Our trailers this week are:

Concussion

Alice Through the Looking Glass

London Has Fallen

Star Wars The Force Awakens – Japanese Trailer

Star Wars The Force Awakens Honest Trailers

Samurai Monks in Space

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This week we’ve got three new movies this week, No Escape, We Are Friends, Diary of a Teenage Girl. No Escape and We Are Friends are kind of let downs. No Escape is a movie where you just really never believe the main characters are in danger, but you’re supposed to…i.e. the main characters don’t die, you know they’re not gonna die but your supposed to be scared for them…it’s a let down. We Are Friends is ok, but Wes Bentley is so good in the movie that whenever he’s not on the screen you just want more Wes Bentley and since he’s a small character you spend most of the time wishing he were there which is not good for this movie.

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EVERYBODY GO SEE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL NOW. It’s a master piece of a movie and that really everybody should see. That said it’s borderline NC-17 and really uncomfortable…but it’s powerful

Our Top Five this week is Top 5 martial arts films. We talk about Kill Bill, Yojimbo, The Matrix, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, The Karate Kid, Drunken Master, Enter the Dragon, The Last Dragon, House of Flying Daggers…and Road House?

Our Undisputed Classic is Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.

In 1985 American Ninja, Flesh and Blood, Compromising Positions
Our trailers this week are:

Rock the Kasbah,
Kill Your Friends
All Things Must Pass
Everything Will Be Fine

Josh is a Man on Fire

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Welcome to the I Hate Critics Podcast. We watched two movies this week, Old Man Washington’s “The Equalizer,” and the family friendly “Box Trolls. “The Equalizer” over performed because it made more money than it’s worth and “The Box Trolls” under performed in that it was worth way more than it made.

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This week Josh defends “Man on Fire” another Old Man Washington film. He loves the movies potential, Sean and I hate it because of it’s potential to be good.

In 1984 three some what small movies came out: “Heartbreakers,” Irreconcilable Differences,” “The Wild Life” which was written by Cameron Crowe

Trailers

Stretch
Jupiter Ascending
Big Hero 6
The Wedding Ringer
Blackhat
Pauly Shore Stands Alone
Honest Trailer – The Fault in Our Stars

The Only One I Love

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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.

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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.

Trailers

Rosewater
Seventh Sign
The Babadook
The Scribbler
Shaun the Sheep

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