Monthly Archives: February 2015

Rocky, Field of Dreams & Pulp Fiction

Welcome to the I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. This week the movies from last week topped the box office, but McFarland USA, The Duff and Hot Tub Time Machine 2 came out. Josh and I watched “The Grand Budapest … Continue reading

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Oscar Recap, Call Your Mom & Stay Weird

Welcome to the I Hate Critics Oscar recap show. It’s late, we’re all three exhausted and it shows. The Oscars are just two damn long. “Birdman” wins the night. I think the three of us differ on how good “Birdman” … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Grey

Welcome to the I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. This week we are joined by the two more promiscuous members of the Mommy’s Cocktail Hour Podcast Tawny and Lindsay. They went and saw 50 Shades of Grey to at least … Continue reading

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On 30 Years of “Lost in America”

Who hasn’t thought of the freedom that would come from dropping out — the notion of giving up all the oppressive things in your life and giving yourself over to the open road and the freedom to do literally anything. … Continue reading

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SpongeBob Ascending

Welcome to the I Hate Critics Movie Review Podcast. Another throw away week for you good listeners. This week “Jupiter Ascending” came out and disappointed just like we thought it would. The “SpongeBob” movie took the top spot and then … Continue reading

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On Seventh Son and Nic-Cage-Itis

There is a sad and desperate affliction plaguing middle aged Hollywood stars. I’ve come to call it “Nicolas-Cage-Itis.” NCI, as we will henceforth refer to it, strikes when an actor reaches of a level of age and stardom where they … Continue reading

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On the Trippy Spongebob Squarepants Movie

How does a film so shamelessly appeal to the tastes of tots and stoners alike and not wind up doomed to be assailed by the culture warriors? By becoming a capitalist commodity first and an anarchic, tripped out, cartoon second. … Continue reading

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On the Shallow Pop-Politics of ‘Jupiter Ascending’

My cynical 30-something armor no longer can be pierced by the earnest arrows of the artist trapped in commercial hell. Yes, while there is a deep seated part of my soul that wishes for a day I could once again … Continue reading

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On 30 Years of ‘Witness’

Directed by Peter Weir, “Witness” stars Harrison Ford as Detective John Book, a Philadelphia homicide cop who stumbles into a corrupt conspiracy. While investigating the death of an undercover narcotics officer, Book becomes the protector of an Amish woman, Rachel … Continue reading

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On 30 Years of “Mischief”

There is a reason that the pleasant and quite entertaining movie “Mischief” is mostly lost to time. The film simply lacks any ambition. While it has entertaining performances, a terrific soundtrack and an easy to relate to coming of age … Continue reading

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