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Welcome to this weeks episode of the I Hate Critics Podcast. This week we talk about The Forest and The Revenant. One of these is a throw away January release, the other just won the Golden Globe for Best Drama. The Revenant is a real masterpiece that is one of the hardest films to watch. Not in a Eli Roth or Rob Zombie I need to take a shower after seeing this way, but more in a being punched all over your body for three hours until it stops. It’s exhausting and it’s painful, but it’s worth it.
Our Top Five this week is movies featuring either Leonardo DiCaprio or Tom Hardy. We talk about Inception, The Revenant, The Departed, Locke, Bronson, Django, Mad Max Fury Road, The Dark Knight Rises and more.
In 1986 Black Moon Rising Came out.
The Conjuring 2
Free State of Jones
Elvis & Nixon
You know what doesn’t get old? Marvel movies. Avengers Age of Ultron comes out today. To celebrate we take a trip down memory lane and talk about all of the Marvel movies. This is a must listen if you want to hear a fan boy talk passionately about comic book movies.
“The Incredible Hulk”
“Iron Man 2”
“Captain America: The First Avenger”
“Iron Man 3”
Thor 2: A Dark World”
“Captain America 2: Winter Soldier”
“Guardians of the Galaxy”
Welcome to the I Hate Critics Podcast. We watched four new films this week. “No Good Deed” won the box office, so as of right now we are all tied in the Fantasy Movie Draft at 0. “The Drop” starring Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini was ok, it’d have been better if Ben Affleck directed it. “Dolphin Tale 2” exists. Then there was “About Alex,” my generations “The Big Chill.”
Our Undisputed Classic was Buster Keaton’s “The General.” While this movie treats the South as the “good guys” in the Civil War it’s insanely impressive what they pulled off back in the mid 20’s. This is like a “Road Runner” cartoon only with real people and real life stunts. For a silent picture it’s pretty watchable.
In 1984 three movies came out that I bet Josh doesn’t watch by the end of the year.
Welcome to “I Hate Critics” The World’s Greatest Movie Podcast. “12 Years a Slave” is this years first real Oscar contender and Sean predicts that Chiwetel Ejiofor is a sure win for Best Actor. I’m always hesitant when Hollywood takes on racism and based on Sean’s recommendation I’m excited that “12 Years a Slave” seems to have knocked it out of the park.
“The Best Man Holiday” a sequel to “The Best Man” came out this weekend as well. Like it’s predecessor “The Best Man Holiday” is a very watchable, fun, enjoyable movie with really good acting and really good directing. It’s hard to say much more than that, but check this out instead of the next Katherine Heigl dud.
“The Dallas Buyer’s Club” came out and while it was good, the acting was distracting. When an actor is campaigning for an Oscar sometimes that can be distracting. Only Sean saw it, but he couldn’t stop staring at Matthew McConaughey. Maybe it was just Sean, but it took him out of the movie.
The ‘Undisputed Classic’ is “Badlands.” As a fan of messed up serial killer movies and not really digging on Terrence Malick’s abstract films I was curious how I would take “Badlands.” I love “Badlands.” It will go down as one of my favorite movies. It’s a serial killer movie told from a fairy tale perspective.
Sean sat down this week and watched “Yentl” beginning to end and he had the balls to say it was good, so there’s that.”Yentl” along with “Nate and Hayes” came out in 1983.
Our trailers this week are: “Divergent,” “Maleficent,” “Cuban Fury,” “Noah,” “Man of Steel: Honest Trailer,” “Tar.”
Welcome to the I Hate Critics Movie Podcast. This week there two new movies out, Insidious Chapter 2 and The Family. Sean liked Insidious but said that you really need to see and like the first installment to enjoy the second. The Family was fine, but Sean doesn’t think he can recommend it.
This weeks ‘Undisputed and still reigning Classic’ is 8 ½.
In this week in 1983 The Big Chill came out. We compare The Big Chill to Reality Bites and Garden State as movies of a generation
Josh Adams from The Film Fan Perspective joins us again. http://filmfanperspective.wordpress.com as well as Faith Sturgill.
We have a contest this week. Sean, Bob, Josh and Faith came up with six actors and we want you to come up with a tagline, plot or story line involving the six actors. The winner wins a copy of Ahh! Zombies!!
Tommy Lee Jones
Get to work.
Escape From Tomorrow
August: Osage County
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