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Toy Story 4
FIghting with my Family
The Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – The second installment of the “Fantastic Beasts” series set in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World featuring the adventures of magizoologist Newt Scamander.
Widows – Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Instant Family – A couple find themselves in over their heads when they adopt three children.
A Private War – One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontline of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Can You Ever Forgive Me – When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception. An adaptation of the memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel.
Bonnie and Clyde – Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, stealing cars and robbing banks.
Top Five – Movies we’re Thankful For
The Land Before Time – An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley.
Oliver & Company – A lost and alone kitten joins a gang of dogs engaged in petty larceny in New York City.
1969 – Two friends living in a small town during the 1960s, run away to enjoy their freedom during the Vietnam War, thus disappointing the father of one of them. When they return to town, they realize the importance of family unity.
High Spirits – When a hotelier attempts to fill the chronic vacancies at his castle by launching an advertising campaign that falsely portrays the property as haunted, two actual ghosts show up and end up falling for two guests.
The Chocolate War – A surreal portrait of a Catholic Private School and its hierarchy. A new student must submit to the bizarre rituals of his peers and the expectations of the school’s administration
Fresh Horses – A Cincinnati college student breaks off his engagement to his wealthy fiancée after he falls in love with a backwoods Kentucky girl he meets at a party.
Last Rites – Angela, the beautiful Mexican mistress of a NY mobster, asks virginal Father Michael for protection after Zena, the mobster’s wife, kills her cheating husband. Michael becomes torn between his vows, Angela and his sister – Zena.
Next Week: Wreck it Ralph 2, Creed 2, Robin Hood, Green Book, Our Classic is Stripes and our Top Five is
Hot Summer Nights – Trailer
Dark Crimes – Trailer
Hotel Artemis – Trailer
An Evening With Kevin Smith
Rampage – When three different animals become infected with a dangerous pathogen, a primatologist and a geneticist team up to stop them from destroying Chicago.
Truth or Dare – A harmless game of Truth or Dare among friends turns deadly when someone — or something — begins to punish those who tell a lie or refuse the dare.
Isle of Dogs – Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy’s odyssey in search of his lost dog.
Beirut – Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives must send a former U.S. diplomat to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.
Friday the 13th – A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child’s drowning.
Top Five – Friday the 13th Movies
1) Colors (Robert Duvall, Sean Penn, directed by Dennis Hopper): An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.
2) Return To Snowy River (Tom Burlinson, Brian Dennehy): Young Jim Craig returns to his home in the Australian high country. He finds that things are not as he left them – his girlfriend is being pursued by another man, and her father doesn’t want Jim back into her life.
3) Aria (Theresa Russell, John Hurt): Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner), and is an interpretation of the particular aria.
4) The Moderns (Keith Carradine, Linda Fiorentino): A struggling artist is hired to forge paintings, causing him to cross paths with his ex-wife and her powerful new husband.
5) Plain Clothes (Arliss Howard, Suzy Amis): To prove his brother’s innocence, undercover officer Nick enrolls in high school again, dealing with crushes, bullies, humiliations, popularity swings, and quirky teachers and staff to find the real murderer.
Hurricane Heist – Trailer
Waco – Trailer
Maze Runner: The Death Cure – Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as the “Flare”.
Hostiles – In 1892, a legendary Army captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory.
The Shape of Water – At a top secret research facility in the 1950s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.
Little Big Man – Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Native Americans and fighting with General Custer.
Top Five – Movies with Native American Themes
Gandahar – An evil force from a 1000 years in the future begins to destroy an idyllic paradise, where the citizens are in perfect harmony with nature.
Biggles: Adventures in Time – Daring British WWI fighter pilot James “Biggles” Bigglesworth and 1980s low-level business executive Jim Ferguson discover that they can time travel to each other’s eras. They try to stop the Germans from changing the outcome of WWI.
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
Welcome to the I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. This week there is only one new movie so we take a look back and celebrate the great movies of 2014.
We each list our top 10 movies of 2014. Among the movies mentioned “Gone Girl,” “Inherent Vice,” “Enemy,” “Under The Skin,” “A Most Violent Year,” “Chef,” “Foxcatcher,” “American Sniper,” “Birdman,” “Selma,” “Boyhood” and several more.
The new movie is Woman in Black 2, but it’s not very good and we don’t get into it until very late in the podcast.
Our Undisputed Classic is Jules and Jim. It seems like a really cool movie. It really affected Sean more than Josh but both of them seemed to enjoy it. It seems to have influenced Quentin Tarantino.
1985 – “Hot Moves,” Tomboy,” and “Defense of Realm”
Woman in Gold
Kill Me 3 Times