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Rotten Tomatoes is Wrong (A Podcast from Rotten Tomatoes)

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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.”

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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.”

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English


Episodes

125: We're Wrong About... The Last Airbender (Movie Discussion)

1/26/2023
Superstar writer, director, and producer M. Night Shyamalan has been entertaining audiences for nearly three decades and with that comes mega-hits and huge misses. His new movie 'Knock at the Cabin' hits theaters in February and is already looking to crush it at the box office, so we decided to take a look back at his most ambitious film to date: 'The Last Airbender.' 'The Last Airbender' from 2010 is often cited as one of the worst movies of all time and has an abysmal 5% Rotten rating on...

Duration:00:52:26

124: We're Wrong About... Angel Has Fallen (Movie Discussion)

1/19/2023
Everyman action star Gerard Butler's latest film 'Plane' has landed in theaters, so we decided to take a look at the third entry in his 'Has Fallen' franchise, 'Angel Has Fallen,' which is currently Rotten at 39% on the Tomatometer but boasts an astounding 93% Audience Score. What did general audiences see in this thriller that the critics didn't? Is it the best of the franchise? And are we excited for more Gerard Butler action to come? Actress and NBC LX entertainment expert Candice Cruz...

Duration:00:50:42

123: We're Wrong About... Bride of Chucky (Movie Discussion)

1/12/2023
With the new killer doll horror movie M3GAN now playing in theaters, we look back at the cult classic Bride of Chucky which features arguably the most iconic killer doll of all time. Does Bride of Chucky deserve its criminally low score of 47% Rotten on the Tomatometer? Or were the critics right to bash this campy, self-aware product of the late ‘90s? Self-proclaimed Queen of Horror Dorina Arellano joins Mark and Jacqueline to discuss all this and more! If you'd like to give your thoughts...

Duration:00:53:54

122: We're Wrong About... Our Top 10 Movies of 2022 (Part 2)

1/5/2023
Happy New Year from our team here at Rotten Tomatoes is Wrong! As we get settled into 2023, we are still taking a look back at our favorite films of 2022. In the second part of this two-part series, Mark gives his top movie of 2022 as Jacqueline still evades the question. Now that we've revealed Mark and Jacqueline's complete lists, are there any movies that we may have missed or movies you don't agree should be on the list? Jacqueline's List: Mark's List: If you'd like to give your...

Duration:00:49:37

121: We're Wrong About... Our Top 10 Movies of 2022 (Part 1)

12/29/2022
As we wrap out the year, Mark and Jacqueline look back at some of their favorite movies of 2022. In this first part of a two-part episode, we cover the first 5 films from their lists in no specific order. Do you agree with these movies being some of the best of the year? If you don't hear your favorite movie in this episode, check back next week to see if it made the list! Jacqueline's List: Mark's List: If you'd like to give your thoughts on these movies or have other movies you feel...

Duration:00:50:41

REPLAY: We're Wrong About... The Holiday (With Special Guest Billie Piper)

12/22/2022
Original Airdate: 08/26/2021 Special guest and Rare Beasts writer-director Billie Piper takes on the Grinches who called Nancy Meyers' modern yuletide classic an over-egged, rotten Christmas mess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:01:29

REPLAY: We're Wrong About... How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Movie Review)

12/15/2022
Original Airdate: 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. If you'd like to give your thoughts on this movie or have another movie you feel like Rotten Tomatoes got wrong, email us at RTisWrong@RottenTomatoes.com. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:01:03:58

REPLAY: We're Wrong About... Love Actually (Movie Review)

12/8/2022
Original Airdate: 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. If you'd like to give your thoughts on this movie or have another movie you feel like Rotten Tomatoes got wrong, email us at RTisWrong@RottenTomatoes.com. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:01:11:31

120: Rotten Tomatoes... After Dark #1 (Special Episode)

12/1/2022
It's after dark here at Rotten Tomatoes and that means our hosts Mark Ellis and Jacqueline Coley get to let their hair down, open a bottle of wine (metaphorically speaking), and talk about what's been on their minds since they started this podcast over 100 episodes ago. In this episode, we'll get to know our hosts a little more as we've removed the confines of a script or any sort of structure. Did you know Mark does stand-up all across this great country? And that Jacqueline is secretly a...

Duration:00:54:02

119: We're Wrong About... Hook (Movie Discussion)

11/24/2022
With Steven Spielberg's Oscar-frontrunner The Fabelmans releasing into theaters, we decided to take a look back at one of the only three Rotten films he's ever directed; his very Rotten 1991 film Hook! With an all-star cast that includes the likes of Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts, Maggie Smith, and many more, how can this film be rated so low on the Tomatometer? Comedian and actor Brett Sheridan joins us today to find out! Is Hook really an underrated gem filled with magic...

Duration:00:53:16

118: We're Wrong About... Goodfellas vs. Casino (Movie Discussion)

11/17/2022
It's legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese's 80th birthday this week so we decided to pit two of his iconic mob movies together to find out which one reigns supreme. Is 1990's Goodfellas, Certified Fresh at 96% on the Tomatometer, actually better than Casino from 1995, which is Certified Fresh at only 79%? Esteemed film critic and host Scott Mantz joins us to discuss these two groundbreaking films as well as break down all of Scorsese's filmography on today's show! If you'd like to give your...

Duration:00:52:30

117: We're Wrong About... Jingle All the Way (Movie Discussion)

11/10/2022
Christmas season is right around the corner and that means holiday shopping is in full effect! What better way to celebrate the mayhem that is Black Friday than to talk about Arnold Schwarzenegger's chaotic adventure to find his son a Turbo Man doll in the holiday classic Jingle All the Way! While co-host Jacquline Coley has some thoughts on Jingle All the Way, Producer Brian Perez joins us to defend this movie and explain why Rotten Tomatoes is wrong about its 19% on the Tomatometer. Is...

Duration:00:50:26

116: We're Wrong About... Step Brothers (Movie Discussion)

11/3/2022
Comedian extraordinaire Hal Rudnick joins Mark Ellis and Jacqueline Coley to talk about the 2008 smash hit comedy Step Brothers! This movie has the honor of gracing the cover of Rotten Tomatoes’ own book, Rotten Movies We Love, and our panel is here to spread all their love for this hilarious comedy. Should Step Brothers be fresh on the Tomatometer? Do raunchy comedies not get the respect they deserve with critics and audiences alike? What is the all-time greatest scene that still keeps us...

Duration:00:51:41

115: We're Wrong About... The 10 Scariest Horror Movies Ever (Movie Discussion)

10/27/2022
Writer and actress Dani Fernandez is in studio with Mark Ellis and Jacqueline Coley discussing whether the Rotten Tomatoes user-generated list of the 10 Scariest Horror Movies Ever lives up to its name! Are "iconic" horror movies like The Exorcist from 1973 necessarily the scariest? Or do we have modern horror movies that absolutely deliver on the chills? What are some of the scariest scenes of all time that keep us up at night? The panel answers all these questions and more! If you'd like...

Duration:00:54:56

114: We're Wrong About... Event Horizon (Movie Discussion)

10/20/2022
Continuing on with our Spooky Season theme, horror aficionado and podcaster Claire Lim joins Mark Ellis to talk about why "Event Horizon" is such a beloved cult classic. Does "Event Horizon" deserve its awfully low Tomatometer score? Or do its haunting imagery and incredible performances make it one of the most terrifying movies of our generation? Mark and Claire answer all these questions in this epic lovefest for "Event Horizon." If you'd like to give your thoughts on this list or have...

Duration:00:52:20

113: We're Wrong About... The Nightmare on Elm Street Franchise (Movie Discussion)

10/13/2022
It's the middle of Spooky Season and we have Nightmare on Elm Street superfan and writer/director Christian Ruvalcaba joining Mark Ellis and Jacqueline Coley to discuss whether the ranking of the classic horror franchise is accurate or not. Should "Wes Craven's New Nightmare" be higher than the original film or is "A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors" the best entry? And was the Tomatometer a little too harsh on the epic matchup of "Freddy vs. Jason?" The panel answers all these...

Duration:00:53:01

112: We're Wrong About... Guillermo del Toro’s Top Ten Films (Movie Discussion)

10/6/2022
Self-proclaimed "Queen of Darkness" and 1/3 of "The Whirl Girls" Dorina Arellano joins Mark Ellis this week discuss Guillermo del Toro's Top Ten Movies as ranked by the Tomatometer in preparation for his series "Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities!" Should Guillermo's 2006 movie "Pan's Labyrinth" be No. 1 and "The Devil's Backbone" from 2001 be second on the list? Should "Blade II" from 2002 crack his top 10, and if so, which movie would you swap it out with? Dorina and Mark answer...

Duration:00:52:46

111: We're Wrong About... The Mighty Ducks Trilogy (Movie Review)

9/29/2022
What's the best Mighty Ducks movie out of the trilogy and how are these beloved '90s films all rotten? Winston A. Marshall joins Mark Ellis this week to answer these questions and share his love for the franchise, Gordon Bombay, and the Bash Brothers! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:49:57

110: We're Wrong About... The Back to the Future Trilogy (With Special Guest Topher Grace)

9/22/2022
Award-winning actor Topher Grace (Spider-Man 3, That 70's Show) joins Mark Ellis this week to chat his love of "Back to the Future" and its sequels, how they rank for him, why the first in the trilogy may be the best film ever made and gives us a spot-on Marty McFly impersonation you don't want to miss. Topher is currently the star and executive producer of ABC's "Home Economics", now in its 3rd season, and you can check out his podcast "Minor Adventures with Topher Grace" that sees him...

Duration:00:58:34

109: We're Wrong About... Batman Returns (Movie Review)

9/15/2022
Special guest Claire Lim (@weeclaire) joins Mark Ellis this week to discuss "Batman Returns" in celebration of it's 30th Anniversary and the approaching BATMAN DAY to honor our favorite caped crusader! Should this campy and dark Tim Burton flick be Certified Fresh on the Tomatometer? Is Michelle Pfeiffer's Catwoman the best to ever grace our screens? Is Danny DeVito's Penguin really better than Colin Farrell's? And where is Michael Keaton's Batman in this film? Claire and Mark answer these...

Duration:00:52:28