Cinema Misfits Podcast, Episode 90: X-Men: Days of Future Past, Maleficent, and Edge of Tomorrow

ep-90-6n906 ‘n 90!  Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.

X-days-of-futureX-Men: Days of Future Past. If you’ve been looking forward to seeing the Sentinels on the big screen—you might have to keep on looking.  Like every other X-Men movie, this one devolves into a predictable showdown with Magneto.

Maleficent. Forget about fantasy violence and frightening images, why doesn’t the MPAA warn audiences about gratuitous pixie action?

Edge of Tomorrow.  In his latest sci-fi epic, Tom Crusie has the ability to reset time, but since audiences seem to assume this film is Oblivion 2, it’s unlikely Edge of Tomorrow will be a career reset for Cruise.

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Cinema Misfits Podcast, Episode 83: Saving Mr. Banks, Her, and August: Osage County

6 ‘n 90. Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.

Saving Mr. Banks.  Not even a spoonful of sugar can get the Misfits to swallow this film.

Her.  It doesn’t take place in a dystopian future.  The frame isn’t filled with high-tech CGI effects.  And humanity hasn’t managed to all but wipe itself out.  What kind of science fiction film is this, anyway?  The kind that can surprise and move you.

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Bonus Halloween Episode: The Car, Duel, Christine, and Killdozer

Caught like deers in the headlights, the Misfits can only stare in disbelief at these films and ask, “Did someone really think a car from hell or a bulldozer animated by an alien life form would be scary?”  There are probably more laughs than screams in this Halloween offering, but whether it’s a trick or a treat is up to the listener to decide.″

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