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Three Middle Aged Men Talk Insurgent


Welcome to The I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. We start the podcast off doing a recap of round two of our March Movie Madness tournament. In the news this week Joseph Gordon-Levitt will produce and star in a “Fraggle Rock” Movie. Chris Rock is penning a sequel to “Top Five.” South Korea is going to drop copies of “The Interview” into North Korea.

There’s a new “Divergent” movie out called “Insurgent.” As three thirty something year old males we hated it…well only Sean saw it but Josh and I have no interest in it. Josh is more interested in the next fan fiction story that’ll turn into the next mom sex book.


Sean insists that Sean Penn could kick my ass…he’s probably right. “The Gunman” is the new Sean Penn movie and it’s as Josh called it, a movie. If you’re going to the movie for Idris Elba, stay home, he’s in it for three movies. Then there is a religious movie called “Do You Believe” that Sean bought. It’s not the typical pandering piece of crap that keeps coming out every month. It’s an honest movie that is a little convenient, but it’s very cool about showing why somebody would have faith.

Our Undisputed Classic is the Robert Redford film “Three Days of the Condor.” This movie is a great, smart CIA thriller. It’s scary how accurate this movie ended up being. It is about as perfect as a CIA spy thriller can get.

1985 – The Last Dragon, Friday the 13th Part 5, Porky’s Revenge, and Baby Secret of the Lost Legend.


Mission Impossible: Rouge Nation
Transporter: Refueled
Barely Lethal
Paper Towns
Man Up
Avengers: Age of Ultron

March Movie Madness Round 1



Round 1 is in the books. Not much in terms of upsets, but how do you do upsets with art? So notable movies that lost in round 1. The Breakfast Club narrowly lost to Rocky IV, Blood Simple knocked off Out of Africa, Fletch knocked off Witness and Flight edged out Lincoln. Round 2 starts now.

Movie Selection Sunday


Our March Movie Madness is back and this year we reached out to you our listeners to fill out our brackets and boy did you ever.

The 1985 Division

1 Back to the Future
2 Brazil
3 The Breakfast Club
4 The Color Purple
5 Blood Simple
6 Pale Rider
7 Witness
8 Pee Wee’s Big Adventure
9 The Goonies
10 Fletch
11 Clue
12 Out of Africa
13 Cocoon
14 Rocky IV
15 The Jewel of the Nile
16 A View to Kill


1985 Today Division

1 Selma
2 Captain America: The Winter Soldier
3 Skyfall
4 Rush
5 Lincoln
6 Inside Llewyn Davis
7 Master & Commander
8 Behind the Candelabra
9 American Sniper
10 Foxcatcher
11 Frankenweenie
12 Flight
13 Hot Tub Time Machine
14 The Zero Theorem
15 Battleship
16 Grudge Match

Peoples Choice Division

Peoples Choice
1 The Godfather
2 Vertigo
3 Terminator 2
4 The Shining
5 The Wizard of Oz
6 Dawn of the Dead
7 The Omen
8 Bubba Ho-Tep
9 The Abominable Dr. Phibes
10 Ruby Sparks
11 Killer Klowns from Outer Space
12 Tromeo & Juliet
13 Killer Condom
14 Crossroads
15 A Cadaver Christmas
16 Behind the Green Door


Movies Related to Pro Wrestling Division

1 The Princess Bride
2 Guardians of the Galaxy
3 The Wrestler
4 They Live
5 Rocky III
6 Magic Mike
7 The Expendables
8 The Secret of the Ooze
9 Walking Tall
10 The Scorpion King
11 Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies
12 Suburban Commando
13 No Holds Barred
14 Mr. Nanny
15 3 Ninjas: High Noon @ Mega Mtn
16 Santa w/ Muscles

Think Like a Karate Kid…Too


Welcome to the I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. Sadly we’re already at the halfway point of 2014, where did the time go? The three of us discuss our top movies so far of 2014. Common films in the top five included “Enemy,” “Under the Skin,” and “Chef.” As well as “Captain American” and “Cheap Thrills.” Other than that it hasn’t been the greatest year in movies.


Continuing with that trend is Clint Eastwood’s “Jersey Boys” which contains many magical moments but in between those magical moments is a lot of down time. At least we got the very entertaining “Think Like A Man Too,” a pretty bad movie with a great cast to make up for it.

On this weeks Does it Hold Up segment we discuss “The English Patient.” Sadly we all agree that it’s probably a good movie, we just don’t like watching it…does that even make sense?

This week in 1984 “The Karate Kid” was released. Along with “The Karate Kid” was “Rhinestone” and “The Pope of Greenwich Village.”


The Judge – Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall
Love is Strange – John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei
The Two Faces of January – Viggo Mortenson
Dear White People

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