Posts tagged Steve Martin
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Miles Morales becomes the Spider-Man of his reality and crosses paths with his counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat to all reality.
The Mule – A 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel.
Mortal Engines – In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy.
Lord of the Rings: Return of the King – Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron’s army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Recast It: Lord of the RIngs: Return of the King
Rain Man – Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt’s father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.
Torch Song Trilogy – Tony Award-winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein re-creates his role as the unsinkable Arnold Beckoff in this film adaptation of the smash Broadway play TORCH SONG TRILOGY.
I’m Gonna Git You Sucka – In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.
The Courier – When a courier at the D-Day Courier Service mistakenly finds a pile of money in his regular delivery, he does some digging only to discover that the messenger company is a front for a drug ring. A reformed drug user himself, he sets out to crack the lethal ring.
Next Week: Mary Poppins 2, Aquaman, Bumble Bee, Second Act, Welcome to Marwen.
Undisputed Classic – Mary Poppins
Recast IT: Sequels better than the original
Deadpool 2 – Teaser
Peter Rabbit – Trailer
The Mercy – Trailer
Coco – Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to work out the mystery. (96% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
Roman J. Israel, Esq – Denzel Washington stars as Roman Israel, a driven, idealistic defense attorney who, through a tumultuous series of events, finds himself in a crisis that leads to extreme action. (54% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/roman_j_israel_esq
Lady Bird – The adventures of a young woman living in Northern California for a year. (100% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/lady_bird
Barton Fink – A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood. (91% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/barton_fink
Top Five: Cast of Three Men and a Baby
Three Men and a Baby – Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guys’ girlfriends. (74% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/three_men_and_a_baby
Planes, Trains and Automobile – A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion. (92% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/planes_trains_and_automobiles
Neill Blomkamp reflects on his career thus far and gets back to making short films.
There’s a silly rumor about Colin Trevorrow losing the “Star Wars” gig because of an indie film called “Book of Henry” not being well received despite “Jurassic World” being a massive success.
Cars 3 – Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he’s still the best race car in the world. (66% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
All Eyez on Me – Tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur. (24% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/all_eyez_on_me_2017
Rough Night – Things go terribly wrong for a group of girlfriends who hire a male stripper for a bachelorette party in Miami. (50% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/rough_night
The Jerk – An idiotic man struggles to make it through life on his own in St. Louis. (84% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/jerk
Roxanne – The large-nosed C.D. Bales is in love with the beautiful Roxanne; she falls for his personality but another man’s looks. (89% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/roxanne
Withnail & I – London, 1969 – two ‘resting’ (unemployed and unemployable) actors, Withnail and Marwood, fed up with damp, cold, piles of washing-up, mad drug dealers and psychotic Irishmen, decide to leave their squalid Camden flat for an idyllic holiday in the countryside, courtesy of Withnail’s uncle Monty’s country cottage. But when they get there, it rains non-stop, there’s no food, and their basic survival skills turn out to be somewhat limited. Matters are not helped by the arrival of Uncle Monty, who shows an uncomfortably keen interest in Marwood… (94% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/withnail_and_i
The Brave Little Toaster – A group of dated appliances embarks on a journey to the city to find its master after being abandoned in its cabin in the woods. (75% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/brave_little_toaster
Office Christmas Party
Top Five: Amy Adams Performances
Undisputed Classic: The Fury
1986 The Golden Child, Three Amigos, Crimes of the Heart
Fifty Shades Darker
Welcome to the I Hate Critics Bonus Thanksgiving episode. This year we brought in four podcasts to help us out and talk about the movies they are most thankful for.
We got the help from:
Chris Jericho of “Talk is Jericho”
Jason Bryant from the “Short Time Wrestling Podcast”
Wayne Henderson from the “Voice Over Journey Podcast” and “The Packers Fan Podcast”
and our friends at the Sci Fi Movie Podcast
We talk about several movies including: Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back, Lethal Weapon, Die Hard, Planes Trains and Automobiles, His Girl Friday, The Crow, The Philadelphia Story, Tusk, Somewhere in Time, The Matrix, Crash, A History of Violence, Star Trek 6: The Undiscovered Country, No Country for Old Men, The Shawshank Redemption, Love Actually, Lord of the Rings, Saving Private Ryan, Alien, Aliens, Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan, Babe, Serendipity, A Cadaver Christmas.