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Willem Dafoe’s Confusingly Large Penis

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Coming Attractions/News:


Fantasy Island – Trailer

New Movies


Marriage Story – Noah Baumbach’s incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.


Last Christmas – Kate is a young woman subscribed to bad decisions. Her last date with disaster? That of having accepted to work as Santa’s elf for a department store. However, she meets Tom there. Her life takes a new turn. For Kate, it seems too good to be true.


Parasite – All unemployed, Ki-taek and his family take peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks, as they ingratiate themselves into their lives and get entangled in an unexpected incident.


Doctor Sleep – Years following the events of “The Shining,” a now-adult Dan Torrance must protect a young girl with similar powers from a cult known as The True Knot, who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.

Undisputed Classic

The Shining – A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.

1989

Henry V – In the midst of the Hundred Years War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.


Best of the Best – A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country–can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?


My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown – Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb – his left foot.


Staying Together – The complacent life of three small town brothers is shattered when their father sells the family business from under them.


Next Week: Good Liar, Charlie’s Angels, Ford vs Ferrari
Undisputed Classic:
1989: Little Mermaid, Steel Magnolias, To the Limit

Star Trek Beyond & The Shining

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New Releases:

Star Trek Beyond
Ice Age: Collision Course
Lights Out
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party

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Top Five: Jack Nicholson Films

Undisputed Classic: The Shining

1986 Haunted Honeymoon, Heartburn, Maximum Overdrive

Trailers:

Wonder Woman
Justice League
Blair Witch
Suicide Squad
Kong: Skull Island

Back to the Future Turns 30, Magic Mike XXL, Terminator Genisys

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On this episode of I Hate Critics we’ve got three new movies: Magic Mike XXL, Terminator Genisys, Me & Earl & the Dying Girl. Both Sean and I loved Magic Mike XXL, it was a lot of fun. It kind of makes you want to be a male stripper. The joy they had making this movie comes back off the screen. Shelby and Beth were having fun as well. Me & Earl & the Dying Girl is completely awesome. It’s essentially The Fault in Our Stars done properly. Terminator Genisys is fun but that pisses Josh off because it should be more serious and not fun. I’m paraphrasing because Josh isn’t here to defend himself.

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Our Undisputed Classic is Donnie Darko. In sticking with our time travel theme (not our male stripper theme) we went with Donnie Darko and it’s a movie that is just amazing and if you mix the book in with it is even better.

In 1985 Back to the Future came out. The biggest movie of 1985. $200 million in 1985, that’s amazing.

Our trailers this week are:

Jobs
Jenny’s Wedding
Snowden
Secret in their Eyes
Creed

Best 80’s Horror Films & Tomorrowland

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“Tomorrowland” came out this week and while successful wasn’t quite the box office juggernaut I was hoping for. The movie itself has a lot of promise but just falls short. Older kids to teenagers may enjoy the movie more so than adults, but it’s an incomplete movie that’s easy to pull a part. From a Madding Crowd nearly puts the podcast to sleep.

The remake of “The Poltergeist” came out this week as well and is one of the worst remakes thus far. They more or less just took the name and put it on a low rank modern PG-13 horror film. They tried to hard to be different from the original while not being original if that makes sense. It was more or less a money grab all around.

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We asked our audience their top five 80’s Horror films of all time. “The Thing,” “The Shining,” “The Poltergiest,” “Evil Dead 1 & 2,” and “Nightmare on Elm Street” led the way while “They Live,” “Cannibal Holocaust,” “The Gate,” “Cujo” and “Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer” were mentioned as well.

Our Undisputed Classic was “The Poltergeist.” All three of us really enjoyed the movie. It’s definitely a classic. We debate the PG rating and whether Tobe Hooper gets enough credit for this classic.

1985 – Brewster’s Millions, A View to Kill

Trailers:

We Are Your Friends
Jupiter Ascending Honest Trailer
Pixels
Cooties
Knock, Knock
Black Mass

March Movie Madness Elite Eight

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The results are in and we discuss who made it to the Elite Eight from the Sweet Sixteen.

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