Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Critically Acclaimed #131 | Carl Reiner, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, My Spy, House of Hummingbird, Yummy, Dummy, Stolen Kisses
Saturday, June 27, 2020
It's weird, it's ill-conceived, and they could never get away with it today. But could it be that SAMURAI was... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold travel back to the era of the "Shag Carpet Superhero," when vigilante shows were basically like every other tv series but with one half-assed superhero scene in them at the end!
Friday, June 26, 2020
Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are working backwards through film history, using STAR WARS as the starting point!
This week on EPISODE ZERO they enlist Robert Aldrich's rowdy and violent World War II "men on a mission" classic THE DIRTY DOZEN, a film that helped inspire ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY's updated perspective on intergalactic conflicts, and its comparatively brutal approach to heroic sacrifice!
Thursday, June 25, 2020
In this episode, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold have been asked to revisit a comedy classic from Aardman Animation, which won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature but nobody talks about anymore! Does WALLACE AND GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT hold up a decade-and-a-half later, and if so, does it belong on the list of the best werewolf movies ever?
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Critically Acclaimed #130 | Joel Schumacher, Ian Holm, You Should Have Left, Wasp Network, A Whisker Away, Mr. Jones, 7500, You Don't Nomi, Disney's Robin Hood
CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED returns with a giant-sized mega episode!
Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold pay tribute to the careers of director Joel Schumacher and actor Ian Holm, and then review the new releases YOU SHOULD HAVE LEFT, WASP NETWORK, A WHISKER AWAY, MR. JONES, 7500 and YOU DON'T NOMI!
And this week on THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB, Bibbs and Witney take a trip to DISNEY PLUS and explore the beloved yet remarkably cheap and shabby animated classic ROBIN HOOD, which may be wonderful or may just be weird!
Sunday, June 21, 2020
From sci-fi icon J. Michael Straczynski comes CAPTAIN POWER AND THE SOLDIERS OF THE FUTURE, an ambitious live-action sci-fi adventure series with a giant toy line, interactive TV ray guns, and huge action sequences and fantasy ideas!
William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold explore the short-lived cult series to determine if it was good enough to warrant the second season that fans have been demanding for decades!