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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

19: About... Avatar

1/21/2021
Plug in as we examine the mammoth movie with the minuscule pop-culture footprint and ask: Has the world been fair to Jake and the Na'vi?

Duration:01:09:35

18: About... Avengers: Age of Ultron

1/14/2021
Its Tomatometer score may not be quite so low as the Hulk-calming sun, but the action-packed Avengers sequel still sits somewhere at the back of the MCU pack. Is that where it really belongs?

Duration:01:00:57

17: About... National Treasure

1/7/2021
He stole the Declaration of Independence, but he couldn't steal critics' hearts: is Nicolas Cage's fun Indy rip-off really all that rotten?

Duration:00:57:41

16: About... The Greatest Showman

12/31/2020
Look out, 'cos here it comes: An epic debate about the high notes and the low notes in the biggest musical of our time.

Duration:00:55:56

15: About... How the Grinch Stole Christmas

12/24/2020
Charming as an eel or just the thing to grow your heart a few sizes every holiday season? We're tackling Ron Howard's garish – or utterly charming? – take on Dr. Seuss in our latest podcast episode.

Duration:01:02:00

14: About... Love Actually

12/17/2020
To many, it is perfect; to others, problematic. But is this ensemble Christmas rom-com deserving of the yearly tar-and-feathering it gets from its haters? We're breaking it down in our latest podcast.

Duration:01:09:48

13: About... Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

12/10/2020
Was moving the action to Manhattan and upping the "ow"-factor enough to justify a second Home Alone movie? We're tossing bricks and taking names in the latest ep of our podcast.

Duration:01:09:03

12: About... The Rise of Skywalker

12/3/2020
One year on, we're braving the Internet to ask: Was Abrams' trilogy closer to a messy patchwork of fan-service (and apologies) or a satisfying crescendo (and corrective)?

Duration:01:02:46

11: About... Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

11/25/2020
Brooding and faithful masterpiece or overstuffed and self-serious mess? It's Dark Knight Vs. Man of Steel and Tomatometer Vs. Audience Score in our most controversial podcast ep yet.

Duration:01:05:15

10: About... The Harry Potter Movies

11/19/2020
Hats, schmats: We sort things by Tomatometer around here, and according to the numbers Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is the best movie in all of Potterdom. Is it truly the most magical entry in the series though? In this ep, we tackle RT's ranking of the Harry Potter franchise.

Duration:00:51:48

9: About... Ace Ventura: Pet Detective/When Nature Calls

11/12/2020
Allllll righty then, comedy fans! We're hunting down every clue and exploring every rhino cavity to solve the biggest case in Jim Carrey's career: Do the Ace Ventura flicks deserve their Rotten splats?

Duration:00:59:12

8: About... Venom

11/5/2020
We're chomping into one of the most controversial Tomatometer-Audience Score divides ever: did critics do this earthling-symbiote bromance wrong, or was it really just a cinematic turd best left rolling by?

Duration:00:52:16

7: About... Vampire in Brooklyn

10/29/2020
When Eddie met Wes, it was a match made in movie hell, but 25 years later some say this Craven-Murphy mega flop is a bloody good time ready for its moment in the sun. (OK, moonlight, just to be safe.)

Duration:01:02:38

6: About... Hocus Pocus

10/22/2020
This rotten Halloween favorite is still conjuring box office magic: did the critics get it wrong, or are millions of millennials too bewitched by nostalgia to see its warts?

Duration:00:51:00

5: About... The Beach

10/15/2020
Leonardo DiCaprio grazed a career iceberg with critically dismissed thriller The Beach. Twenty years on, director Jim Cummings joins our podcast to make a case for the Danny Boyle flick's bonkers greatness.

Duration:00:59:50

4: About... Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

10/8/2020
Alert every one of your AOL buddies, '90s kids: We're going deep on the movie critics lashed but which so many think is sinfully good in the most joyful-joyful episode of our podcast yet.

Duration:00:58:42

3: About... Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

10/1/2020
With a Tomatometer and audience score divide wide enough to swing a monkey through, Indy 4 has become a franchise punching bag. But is that fair? Join the debate in the latest episode of our new podcast.

Duration:00:58:49

2: About... Mortal Kombat

9/24/2020
Flawless Victory or Franchise Fatality? For round two of our new podcast, we're fighting it out over the cult-favorite video game adaptation.

Duration:00:59:06

1: About... Spider-Man 3

9/17/2020
For the very first episode of our new podcast, Jacqueline Coley, Mark Ellis, and Roxy Striar swing into the audience-critic divide over Sam Raimi's bloated, ambitious, messy, and (maybe?) genius final Spider-Man flick.

Duration:00:51:47

Introducing Rotten Tomatoes is Wrong (A Podcast From Rotten Tomatoes)

9/4/2020
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.”

Duration:00:01:59