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Sorry to Bother You

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Coming Attractions/News:
Aquaman
Shazam
Godzilla: King of Monsters
Support the Girls
Glass
Second Act
James Gunn Fired from Guardians 3

New Movies

The Equalizer 2 – Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again – Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie learns about her mother’s past while pregnant herself.

You Were Never Really Here – A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe’s nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

Sorry to Bother You – In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a macabre universe.

Undisputed Classic

Children of Men – In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

Top Five – Male Action Stars You Can Beat Up

Undisputed Classic

Children of Men – In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

1988

Midnight Run (Robert DeNiro, Charles Grodin): An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the F.B.I., and the Mafia after jumping bail.

Caddyshack II (Jackie Mason, Robert Stack, Dyan Cannon): When a crass new-money tycoon’s membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.

Big Top Pee-Wee (Paul Reubens, Penelope Ann Miller): Pee-wee Herman is now a small-town farmer with a fiancée, but when a traveling circus comes to town, he finds himself falling for the trapeze artist.

Next Week: Teen Titans Go! To the Movies, Mission: Impossible 6. Our Undisputed Classic is Born on the Fourth of July and our Top Five is Tom Cruise movies

Christopher Nolan is Overrated

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Coming Attractions/News:

Justice League – Trailer
Thor – Trailer
Kingsman – Trailer
Ready Player One – Trailer
Snowman – Trailer
The Shape of Water – Trailer
9/11 – Trailer
Darkest Hour – Trailer

New Movies

Girls Trip – When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. (89% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/girls_trip

Dunkirk – Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. (92% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/dunkirk_2017

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets – A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. (54% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/valerian_and_the_city_of_a_thousand_planets

Undisputed Classic

The Fifth Element – In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay. (72% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/fifth_element

Top Five: Christopher Nolan/Luc Besson Films

1987

Summer School – A high-school gym teacher has big plans for the summer, but is forced to cancel them to teach a “bonehead” English class for misfit goof-off students. Fortunately, his unconventional brand of teaching fun field trips begins to connect with them, and even inspires ardor in some. (61% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1020451_summer_school

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace – The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor’s latest creation, Nuclear Man. (12% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/superman_iv_the_quest_for_peace

La Bamba – Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of early rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens who died at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper. (96% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/la_bamba

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation

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We’ve got two new movies this week. Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation and Vacation. Mission: Impossible cleaned up during the weekend box office bringing in $58 million. Both Sean and Josh loved Mission: Impossible, they claim it’s the best action movie of the year. There’s no way that’s true because Mad Max Fury Road came out this year but whatever. Vacation really upset Sean. I personally had no problem with it. It’s not as memorable as its predecessors, but to me it’s hard to say something is or is not funny. If it’s funny to somebody then it’s funny. You can’t define funny.

Mission Impossible

Our Undisputed Classic is National Lampoon’s Vacation

In 1985 Fright Night, Weird Science, Sesame Street Presents Follow that Bird

Our trailers this week are:

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
Goodnight Mommy
Entertainment
Black Mass
Room

About Last Night: Merkins and Park Whores #Sharknado

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Welcome to The I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. Happy Valentines Day, did you enjoy “Robocop?” Oh you didn’t see it. Laurence Fishburne would be so disappointed in you. Let me guess, you either went to “The Lego Movie” (Bob did) or “About Last Night?” Yeah Kevin Hart’s pretty funny, I can’t say I blame you there.

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You need to listen to Sean describe “Winter’s Tale” and tell me that doesn’t sound like the most magnificent thing you’ve ever heard of. In short its “Frozen” meets “Angel Heart.” There was one other movie but I forgot what it was.

Our undisputed classic is “Dr. Strangelove,” another Stanley Kubrick classic. I’ve decided that my favorite Kubrick movie is the last one I saw. How can “2001” not be your favorite? Well check out “The Shining,” but then check out “A Clockwork Orange” or “Dr. Strangelove.” Which one is the best? Right now since I just saw it “Dr. Strangelove.” It’s 50 years old and holds up better than most comedies and is strangely still relevant today.

This week in 1984 oops we skipped this segment, we’ll make it up to you next week I promise.

Our trailers this week are:

“Nymphomaniac Volume 1”
“Under the Skin”
“Brick Mansions”
“Drive Hard”

“Twelve Years a Slave” is 2013’s First Oscar Front Runner

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Welcome to “I Hate Critics” The World’s Greatest Movie Podcast. “12 Years a Slave” is this years first real Oscar contender and Sean predicts that Chiwetel Ejiofor is a sure win for Best Actor. I’m always hesitant when Hollywood takes on racism and based on Sean’s recommendation I’m excited that “12 Years a Slave” seems to have knocked it out of the park.

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“The Best Man Holiday” a sequel to “The Best Man” came out this weekend as well. Like it’s predecessor “The Best Man Holiday” is a very watchable, fun, enjoyable movie with really good acting and really good directing. It’s hard to say much more than that, but check this out instead of the next Katherine Heigl dud.

“The Dallas Buyer’s Club” came out and while it was good, the acting was distracting. When an actor is campaigning for an Oscar sometimes that can be distracting. Only Sean saw it, but he couldn’t stop staring at Matthew McConaughey. Maybe it was just Sean, but it took him out of the movie.

The ‘Undisputed Classic’ is “Badlands.” As a fan of messed up serial killer movies and not really digging on Terrence Malick’s abstract films I was curious how I would take “Badlands.” I love “Badlands.” It will go down as one of my favorite movies. It’s a serial killer movie told from a fairy tale perspective.

Sean sat down this week and watched “Yentl” beginning to end and he had the balls to say it was good, so there’s that.”Yentl” along with “Nate and Hayes” came out in 1983.

Our trailers this week are: “Divergent,” “Maleficent,” “Cuban Fury,” “Noah,” “Man of Steel: Honest Trailer,” “Tar.”

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