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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

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...

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