Posts tagged Wes Craven
The Girl on the Train
The Birth of a Nation
Undisputed Classic: Strangers on a Train
1986 Peggy Sue Got Married, Clockwise, Jumpin’ Jack Flash,
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
On this years annual bonus Halloween Podcast we celebrate the life and career of Wes Craven.
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.
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.
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
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/.
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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It’s our Halloween episode…sort of. Jason, Sean and Bob discuss horror movies, Eddie Murphy hosting the Oscars and argue about Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen. Our featured band this week is Sound of Cancer. We played two songs off of their new album coming out on Halloween. There is also an interview Bob did with Brian “Head” Welch formerly of Korn.