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Taken on a Plane, Jesus’ Greatest Hits

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Welcome to The I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. This week Liam Neeson beats Jesus and they both beat the Lego Movie. Liam Neeson comes back with “Non-Stop” which is basically “Taken” on a plane. It’s dumb but fun. “Son of God” is a bunch of Hollywood types cashing in on Christians. They’ve released a terrible product knowing that Christians will buy it. “Son of God” is a repackaged version of the TV Miniseries “The Bible.” They’ve already seen it and they’re going out to see it again.

Oh and “Anchorman 2” was rereleased for a week and this time it was rated R.

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You chose our Undisputed Classic this week and you chose David Fincher’s “Fight Club.” We broke rules number 1 and 2 and we talk about “Fight Club.”

In 1984 “Against All Odds,” “Repo Man” and “This is Spinal Tap” was released. Josh really hates “Against All Odds” and Bob and Sean like “This is Spinal Tap” and “Repo Man” is a movie I guess.

Trailers this week:

Dark House
The Double
Godzilla
Art of the Steal
Enemy

Josh and Bob watched a bunch of movies this week. “The Dallas Buyer’s Club,” “American Hustle,” “12 Years a Slave,” “Blue Jasmine,” “Nebraska” and more. At the end of the show we talk about these again.

Pompeii is Pomposterous

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Welcome to The I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. There wasn’t a whole lot going on in the theater so we did about a seven minute intro talking about random shit like the new “Fantastic Four” movie and an African American man taking a job from a white man, “Space Jam 2,” “The Raid” remake, the devil looking like Barack Obama. We also talk about Warner Bros ripping off “Veronica Mars” fans. There was a ridiculous poll regarding the new “Noah” movie coming out that asks people of faith if they would watch a “Noah” movie created in Hollywood? Finally Harvey Weinstein accuses Sean of not thinking for himself when he reviewed “August: Osage County.”

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Yes there were movies that came out this week. “3 Days to Kill” continues Kevin Costner’s 2013/2014 come back, unfortunately the movie is not great. McG directed the film and it’s a dark comedy where Kevin Costner plays John Cusak. Why not just get John Cusak? “Pompeii” is Pomposterous. Since we didn’t have any good movies Bob and Sean argue over “Dallas Buyer’s Club.” Sean couldn’t see past Matthew McConaughey’s weight loss while Bob could. There wasn’t much more to talk about because well that was it.

Our undisputed classic is “The Professional.” Josh immediately decides it’s not an undisputed classic followed by Sean’s agreement. Bob liked the movie the most but not passionately enough to defend it. Then we discuss why people love this movie. Was it the style, the violence or the characters?

This week in 1984, well actually last week in 1984 “Footloose” came out and is an undisputed classic…although the soundtrack has outlived the movie. The remake didn’t work but largely because it’s impossible for a small town to isolate itself from the rest of the world. They should have done the remake in a third world country.

Our trailers this week are:

“Guardians of the Galaxy”
“In This Blood”
“Anchorman 2” Rated R
“The Sacrament”
“Legends of the Knight”

Disney’s “Frozen” is Van Damme Impressive

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Welcome to the I Hate Critics Tribute to Jean Claude Van Damme Podcast. This week “Catching Fire” won the box office, but Frozen did great and could even get nominated for an Oscar, Kristen Bell, Josh Gad and Idina Menzel perform some of the best songs in a Disney movie since “The Lion King.” The movie looks great in 2D but in 3D its pinnacle.

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Possibly the best movie of the weekend, “Homefront.” “Homefront” is about southern red neck justice, but James Franco tries too hard, he’s just supposed to be there to get punched, instead he acts. This movie annoys Josh. Sean is somewhat impressed with the heart in the songs from “Black Nativity.” You can feel Jennifer Hudson’s pain when she sings so much so that we feel that’s the reason she got kicked out of “American Idol” as soon as she did.

Sean got to see “Her” and Josh and I weren’t too happy about that because we want to see it. This movie and the performances should be around when the award time comes; unfortunately Scarlett Johansson is not eligible for the Golden Globe, but who cares The Golden Globes is a joke anyway. It’s an interesting question to ask namely because that’s the same question raised throughout this movie.

Penn & Teller produced a film called Tim’s Vermeer. A man named Tim Jenison became obsessed with the 17th century painter Johannes Vermeer. Jenison who never painted in his life uses the same strategy as Vermeer used (which is essentially tracing),it’s still art, but Carrot Top is still a comic.

Our Undisputed Classic was “The Godfather” largely due to the fact that it was Thanksgiving weekend and we released two podcasts last week. Plus “The Godfather” is on everything Thanksgiving. We lazily talk about it, but we still talk about it.

In 1983 John Carpenter’s “Christine” came out. While it was successful at the time I feel like it’s one of Carpenter’s underrated films. “Halloween,” “Escape from New York” and “The Thing” are great, but I think “Christine” is really good.

Our Trailers are:

Enemies Closer – It looks so bad it’s probably fantastic

Welcome to the Jungle – dumb

Bella Kiss Prologue – Dumb movie impressive trailer considering how dumb the movie looks. It’s getting released to You Tube.

Hercules The Legend Begins – Dumb

Son of God – Jesus looks really good

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty – I really want to see it

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