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Rotten Tomatoes is Wrong (A Podcast from Rotten Tomatoes)

NBC Radio

Why do fans love some Rotten films and hate some Fresh ones? What did critics make of a cult classic before it earned its cult status? In this weekly podcast, hosts Jacqueline Coley, Mark Ellis, and guests go deep and settle the score on some of the most beloved – and despised – movies and TV shows ever made, directly taking on the statement we hear from so many fans: “Rotten Tomatoes is wrong.”

Why do fans love some Rotten films and hate some Fresh ones? What did critics make of a cult classic before it earned its cult status? In this weekly podcast, hosts Jacqueline Coley, Mark Ellis, and guests go deep and settle the score on some of the most beloved – and despised – movies and TV shows ever made, directly taking on the statement we hear from so many fans: “Rotten Tomatoes is wrong.”

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United States

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NBC Radio

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Why do fans love some Rotten films and hate some Fresh ones? What did critics make of a cult classic before it earned its cult status? In this weekly podcast, hosts Jacqueline Coley, Mark Ellis, and guests go deep and settle the score on some of the most beloved – and despised – movies and TV shows ever made, directly taking on the statement we hear from so many fans: “Rotten Tomatoes is wrong.”

Language:

English


Episodes

40: We're Wrong About... The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (Movie Review)

6/17/2021
It’s the franchise detour that became a cult favorite and delivered one of the Fast series’ most beloved characters - #JusticeForHan! – but is this tale of a Gaijin among the drift kings actually good?

Duration:01:08:07

39: We're Wrong About... Cats (Movie Review)

6/10/2021
Is the critically reviled Cats about to enter the next of its nine lives, reborn as a cult classic worthy of repeat – and, er, influenced – viewings? We're getting jellicle in our latest pod... whatever that means.

Duration:00:59:16

38: We're Wrong About... Thor: The Dark World (Movie Review)

6/3/2021
Does the sequel deserve its place as the worst-reviewed – though still Fresh – movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Duration:01:07:44

37: We're Wrong About... Aladdin (2019)

5/27/2021
Disney's live-action Aladdin overcame a whole blue world of worry about its digital take on the Genie to blow audience's minds: So why wasn't it everything critics wished for? We're diving in on our latest podcast.

Duration:00:59:00

36: We're Wrong About... Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (Movie Review)

5/20/2021
Is Revenge of the Sith the dark and moody savior of the Prequel Trilogy, as critics declared it was? Or, um...Nooooooooooooooo!? We’re swinging our lightsabers in the direction of Episode III.

Duration:01:08:15

35: We're Wrong About... Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (Movie Review)

5/13/2021
It's considered by many to be the most cringe-worthy Star Wars movie ever made, and yet critics didn't quite find it as coarse, rough, and irritating as certain fans. Were they wrong to call this gooey center of the Prequel Trilogy "Fresh"?

Duration:01:00:58

34: We're Wrong About... Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (Movie Review)

5/4/2021
It's one of the worst-reviewed Star Wars movies ever released, but was the Prequel Trilogy kickoff dismissed too quickly? We're journeying back to a time of epic pod races, double-bladed lightsabers, and... ugh... midi-chlorians.

Duration:01:11:01

33: We're Wrong About... Mortal Kombat (2021)

4/29/2021
The beloved and fiendishly violent video game's new movie adaptation is splitting critics: But are they failing to see a flawless and fan-pleasing victory?

Duration:01:01:30

32: We're Wrong About... The Oscars' Best Picture Winners

4/22/2021
Is our Tomatometer ranking of the greatest Best Picture winners of all time right? We're breaking down the top 10 and beyond in the latest episode of Rotten Tomatoes Is Wrong. .

Duration:01:10:01

31: We're Wrong About... Game of Thrones' Final Season

4/15/2021
It's the single Rotten season of one of the greatest TV shows ever made and left some fans as cold as a member of the Night's Watch who forgot his coat. But were critics and audiences too harsh on season 8?

Duration:01:23:21

30: We're Wrong About... Video-Game Movies (With Special Guest Xavier Woods)

4/8/2021
The WWE champion steps into the ring with our hosts to break down the best video-game movies ever made... and clothesline anyone with a bad word to say about Mortal Kombat.

Duration:01:14:16

29: We're Wrong About... Joker (Movie Review)

4/1/2021
Does the award-winning billion-dollar blockbuster deserve a score more worthy of the title "masterpiece" – which so many fans think it is? We're going back to the circus of October 2019 in our latest podcast.

Duration:01:17:40

28: We're Wrong About... Godzilla: King of the Monsters (Movie Review)

3/25/2021
With so many fresh ingredients – Godzilla! Ghidorah! Mothra! Millie Bobby Brown! – how did this epic royal rumble end up Rotten? And did it really deserve the big green splat? We're diving in.

Duration:01:16:08

27: We're Wrong About... Coming To America (Movie Review)

3/18/2021
It's Fresh, sure – but shouldn't a royal classic like this be so much Fresher? That's what we're asking in the latest episode of podcast Rotten Tomatoes Is Wrong. .

Duration:01:15:55

26: We're Wrong About... Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Movie Review)

3/11/2021
It's the final word on The Last Jedi as our podcast hosts and guest Hal Rudnick look back – now with the gift of time and cooler heads – on the divisive sci-fi epic.

Duration:01:30:31

25: We're Wrong About... Underworld (Movie Review)

3/4/2021
Critics largely said it sucked, but fans turned this Kate Beckinsale vampire-werewolf flick into a five-movie franchise. Derivative exercise in style or howling good time? We're breaking it down.

Duration:01:05:59

24: We're Wrong About... Alita: Battle Angel (Movie Review)

2/25/2021
With an army of fans singing its praises, we're asking if the barely Fresh cyborg flick is a better model than critics gave it credit for.

Duration:01:11:55

23: We're Wrong About... Titanic (Movie Review)

2/18/2021
We're asking the big questions about the onetime biggest movie of all time: Is James Cameron's boat flick one of the all-time great epics, or just a really cool-looking disaster movie with a chilly (and badly written) heart?

Duration:01:07:54

22: We're Wrong About... The Notebook (Movie Review)

2/11/2021
It's the romance of our time but is the Nicholas Sparks weepie worthy of all the love? We're diving into the maybe- toxic bond between Noah and Allie, and the world and The Notebook. .

Duration:01:11:31

21: We're Wrong About... Blade (Movie Review)

2/4/2021
Its middle-of-the-road Tomatometer score belies its outsized influence and place in comic-book cinema. In our latest podcast ep, we're giving "the daywalker" the respect he deserves.

Duration:01:04:06