Posts tagged Wes Craven

Cliché Ghosts and Aliens

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Coming Attractions/News:

Ant-Man and the Wasp – Trailer

Super Bowl Trailers

The Quiet Place
Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom
Skyscraper
Mission Impossible Fall Out
Avengers Infinity War
Solo

New Movies

Winchester – Eccentric firearm heiress believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.

The Cloverfield Paradox – Orbiting a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis, and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.

Phantom Thread – Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.

Undisputed Classic

Boogie Nights – The story of a young man’s adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

The Last House on the Left – Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one’s birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts.

Top Five – Helen Mirren

1988

The Serpent and the Rainbow – An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies.

She’s Having a Baby – Young newlyweds find out just how unprepared they are for their future together.

The Unbearable Lightness of Being – In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.

The Birth of a Nation

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New Releases:

The Girl on the Train
The Birth of a Nation
Voiceless

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Undisputed Classic: Strangers on a Train

1986 Peggy Sue Got Married, Clockwise, Jumpin’ Jack Flash,

Trailers:

Get Out
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Sleepless

RIP Wes Craven

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On this years annual bonus Halloween Podcast we celebrate the life and career of Wes Craven.

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No director has redefined horror as much as Wes Craven has. From his early work such as Last House on the Left and The Hills Have Eyes to the legendary Nightmare on Elm Street or the hugely successful Scream series. Wes Craven is the master of horror and he will be missed.

Samurai Monks in Space

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This week we’ve got three new movies this week, No Escape, We Are Friends, Diary of a Teenage Girl. No Escape and We Are Friends are kind of let downs. No Escape is a movie where you just really never believe the main characters are in danger, but you’re supposed to…i.e. the main characters don’t die, you know they’re not gonna die but your supposed to be scared for them…it’s a let down. We Are Friends is ok, but Wes Bentley is so good in the movie that whenever he’s not on the screen you just want more Wes Bentley and since he’s a small character you spend most of the time wishing he were there which is not good for this movie.

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EVERYBODY GO SEE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL NOW. It’s a master piece of a movie and that really everybody should see. That said it’s borderline NC-17 and really uncomfortable…but it’s powerful

Our Top Five this week is Top 5 martial arts films. We talk about Kill Bill, Yojimbo, The Matrix, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, The Karate Kid, Drunken Master, Enter the Dragon, The Last Dragon, House of Flying Daggers…and Road House?

Our Undisputed Classic is Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.

In 1985 American Ninja, Flesh and Blood, Compromising Positions
Our trailers this week are:

Rock the Kasbah,
Kill Your Friends
All Things Must Pass
Everything Will Be Fine

Are you a Psychopath? Bonus Halloween Episode

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Welcome to the “I Hate Critics” movie podcast bonus Halloween episode.
This episode it was me (Bob Zerull), Film Critic Sean Patrick, Josh Adams from the Film Fan Perspective and Jeff Lassiter from the http://killerqueensfromouterspace.com/.

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This episode the four of us discuss our favorite horror movies, our least favorite horror movies, our guilty pleasures and then we take a test to find out if we’re Psychopaths. One of us was.

Some of the movies we chat about are “The Thing,” “Poltergeist,” “Black Christmas,” “High Tension,” “The Devil’s Rejects,” “Halloween,” “Final Destination,” “Scream,” “I Spit on Your Grave,” “Last House on the Left” and that’s all I can remember but there were a ton.

Check Josh Adams out at The Film Fan Perspective http://filmfanperspective.wordpress.com.

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