Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Thanks for listening to the I Hate Critics Bonus Horror Podcast. We didn’t know for sure if we were going to do another Halloween podcast but when a listener from New Mexico went to www.ihatecritics.net and clicked on the Amazon … Continue reading

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On Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Final Hippie Movie

I vaguely recall a documentary on horror movies where a talking head posited the notion of Tobe Hooper’s “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” (1974) as the death of the hippie dream. Indeed, viewed 40 years later from a cultural perspective it is … Continue reading

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The Blair Witch Project, The Terminator, St. Vincent

Thanks for listening to the I Hate Critics Podcast. This week “St. Vincent” finally came out and it was good. It probably could have been better, but it was as good as it was because of Bill Murray. America disappointed … Continue reading

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On the Cinematic Universe of John Wick

It’s likely that I have spilled far more words on the hitman movie “John Wick” than are necessary; especially considering the film’s faltering box office. That said, there is a good deal about “John Wick” to appreciate, not it’s treatment … Continue reading

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On First Time Directors: What Can Four First Time Directors Teach Us About Modern Movies?

This weekend, October 24th to 26th, four movies were released nationwide, each directed by a first time director. This sounds like a rare occurrence but instead this weekend may just be a trend of the near future. Three of these … Continue reading

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On the Female Characters of John Wick

There is an aspect of “John Wick,” the new Keanu Reeves hitman-revenge movie, that has been nagging at me since I saw it this past weekend and that is the treatment of women in the film. The movie isn’t openly … Continue reading

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Critics Hath No Fury

Thanks for listening to the I Hate Critics Podcast. This week we take on five new movies. The big movie this week is Brad Pitt and “Fury.” Josh and Sean both like it, but more on a graphic novel level … Continue reading

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Dracula Giggles During Sex Scenes

Thanks for listening to the I Hate Critics Podcast. This week we take on four new movies and the number one new movie this week is “Dracula Untold.” I don’t know why, but people went and saw that. Also there … Continue reading

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Please Go See “Gone Girl”

Welcome to the I Hate Critics Podcast. This week quite possibly the best movie of the year came out, “Gone Girl.” This movie has jumped David Fincher to the best working director in my opinion. I think Josh shares that … Continue reading

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