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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.”

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

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

108: We're Wrong About... Tom Hanks' Top Ten Films (Movie Discussion)

9/8/2022
Special guest Hal Rudnick, comedian and co-host of the Binge Boys Podcast, joins us this week to tell us how Rotten Tomatoes got Tom Hanks' Top Ten Films totally wrong and what classic films of his are missing from the list and what he thinks shouldn't be there. What's your favorite Tom Hanks movie and where does it fall on this list? All Tom Hanks Movies Ranked According to Tomatometer Email us your thoughts at rtiswrong@rottentomatoes.com See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy...

Duration:00:56:46

107: We're Wrong About... The New Star Wars TV Shows (TV Discussion)

9/1/2022
"Heroes Reforged" Creator and former VFX artist Adam Hlavac joins Mark Ellis to chat about the new Star Wars live action TV shows: 'The Book of Boba Fett' , 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' and 'The Mandalorian'. How do they rank the three and what are they looking forward to with the upcoming "Andor" series this month on Disney+. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:55:36

106: We're Wrong About... Jordan Peele's Horror Trilogy (Get Out, Us, Nope)

8/25/2022
With Jordan Peele’s third horror film 'Nope' out in theaters and on everyone’s minds, we’re asking how it ranks in comparison to his first two acclaimed thrillers, what makes Peele such a unique and refreshing new filmmaker, and what we hope to see from him in the future. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:57:22

105: We're Wrong About... The Thor Franchise (Movie Discussion)

8/18/2022
Thor lover and action-figure collector Hector Navarro joins us to talk about his ranking of the four Thor movies & what he loves about Thor: Love & Thunder. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:58:20

104: We're Wrong About... The Hobbit Trilogy (Movie Discussion)

8/11/2022
Middle-earth lover and expert Lon Harris joins us this week to chat about The Hobbit Trilogy and why these prequels deserve a little more love than they get as we excitedly await the debut of "The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power" on Amazon. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:56:31

103: We're Wrong About... A Goofy Movie (Movie Review)

8/4/2022
Were the critics being goofy or was this beloved ’90s animation with the baddest AF music just not their cup of tea? Special guest Dani Fernandez joins us to chat about “A Goofy Movie” and why Rotten Tomatoes is Wrong about the barely Fresh 61% Tomatometer score. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:56:01

102: We're Wrong About... Saw (With Special Guest Liv Morgan)

7/28/2022
James Wan’s breakout Sundance hit was a smash with audiences and ushered in a new type of horror genre, but critics weren't as keen on his brand of twisted storytelling. WWE Superstar and current Smackdown Woman’s Champion Liv Morgan joins Mark to discuss their love of Jigsaw’s torturous traps and how absolutely floored they were after the jaw-dropping twist. Catch Liv Morgan defending her championship belt against Ronda Rousey on Peacock this July 30th. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:49:34

101: We're Wrong About... Brad Pitt (Troy, Meet Joe Black, Legends of the Fall)

7/21/2022
The two-time "Sexiest Man Alive" has had a string of critical darlings and box office hits, both as an actor and producer, but today we focus on a few of his Rotten films to discuss whether or not they deserve their low Tomatometer scores. Special guest Jeannine Brice (It’s A Wonderful Podcast) joins Mark and Producer Lucy to discuss her love of 'Legends of the Fall' and debate whether 'Troy' and 'Meet Joe Black' have held up over the years. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy...

Duration:01:00:10

100: 100 Episodes! We Celebrate Our Fans

7/14/2022
We made it to our 100th Episode and wanted to celebrate our fabulous fans - aka The Ketchup Crew - in a special mailbag episode where Mark, Jacqueline and Producy Lucy respond to video submissions from our listeners! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:55:43

99: We're Wrong About... Spaceballs (Movie Discussion)

7/7/2022
From Dark Helmet to Barf - how could critics get Mel Brooks' 1987 Star Wars parody so wrong? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:52:07

98: We're Wrong About... the MCU TV Series (TV Discussion)

6/30/2022
How do the MCU TV shows really stack up against each other? Special guest Matt Ramos aka Matt Supes offers his personal ranking of WandaVision, Loki, and the rest and makes the case for why the critics may have gotten it wrong. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:52:52

97: We're Wrong About... Malignant (With Special Guest Peaches Christ)

6/23/2022
Horror filmmaker ('All About Evil') and drag queen Peaches Christ joins Mark and Jacqueline to discuss why James Wan’s 'Malignant' was such a hit with critics and such a disappointment for fans. Check out Peaches' film 'All About Evil' on Shudder. Follow her @thepeacheschrist. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:50:09

96: We're Wrong About... the Jurassic Franchise

6/16/2022
With Jurassic World Dominion officially out, we look back at the highs and lows of the iconic dino franchise to determine where each film ranks. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:53:15

95: We're Wrong About... Adam Sandler (Billy Madison, Big Daddy, Waterboy)

6/9/2022
The former SNL star has historically had trouble impressing the critics, but we break down a handful of his classics to argue whether they deserved the Bob Barker beatdowns they received. Special guest Mark O'Brien (Ready or Not, Perry Mason Season 2, Blue Bayou) joins Mark and Jacqueline to discuss his love of Adam Sandler and his new horror film "The Righteous" that he wrote, directed and starred in. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:57:03

94: Bonus Ep: Debating the Indiana Jones Franchise

6/2/2022
Is Temple of Doom better than Raiders of the Lost Ark? Is Kingdom of the Crystal Skull really that bad? Is The Last Crusade memorable? Listen to this bonus episode of our new podcast Rotten Tomatoes Aftershow where panelists Mike Kalinowksi, Scott Mantz and host Jacqueline Coley debate the beloved movies in the Indiana Jones Franchise. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:51:55

93: We're Wrong About... Jurassic World (Movie Discussion)

5/26/2022
With the Jurassic World trilogy coming to a close, we look back at the first film to see if it successfully filled the T-Rex-shaped hole in our hearts. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:52:05

92: We're Wrong About... Stranger Things (TV Review)

5/19/2022
Is Netflix's throwback horror hit starting to feel a little upside down, or is it still a colorful, thrilling dose of '80s nostalgia? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:55:51