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Rotten Tomatoes Is Wrong (A Podcast from Rotten Tomatoes)

155 EpisodesProduced by Rotten Tomatoes Website

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 bi-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 sho… read more

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152: We're Wrong About... Saw VI with Eric Striffler

September 28th, 2023


With ‘Saw X’ heading to theaters this weekend and looking to scare the legs off fans, we look back at the 6th entry in the ‘Saw’ series.

Why ‘Saw VI’ specifically? The 6th entry is known for being a fan-favorite of the …

151: We're Wrong About... Rush Hour (Movie Discussion)

September 14th, 2023


The 1998 comedy blockbuster 'Rush Hour' is more than just a hilarious buddy-cop movie. It also happens to be the reason Rotten Tomatoes exists. 'Rush Hour' was Jackie Chan's first big American movie and Senh Duong, …

150: We're Wrong About... Masters of the Universe (Movie Discussion)

August 31st, 2023


By the power of Grayskull, it is finally time we take a look back at the 1987 classic film, 'Masters of the Universe,' starring Dolph Lundgren and …

149: We're Wrong About... Green Lantern (Movie Discussion)

August 17th, 2023


Back before Ryan Reynolds graced the world with his fast-talking hilarious character Deadpool, he saved the galaxy against the evil Parallax in the …

148: We're Wrong About... Resident Evil (2002) (Movie Discussion)

August 10th, 2023


With a cinematic franchise spanning 7 movies and a television show, it's hard to believe the movie that started it all off in 2002 is Rotten at 35% …

147: We're Wrong About... Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) (Movie Discussion)

July 27th, 2023


Cowabunga, dudes! It's time to take a look back at the original live-action 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' from 1990. While it has a 41% Rotten Tomatometer score, it has an 81% fresh Audience rating. Is the audience …

146: We're Wrong About... Mission: Impossible II (Movie Discussion)

July 13th, 2023


With 'Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning Part One' out in theaters, our panel decided to take a look back on the only Rotten movie in the 'Mission: Impossible' franchise.

Does 'Mission: Impossible II' deserve its 56%

145: We're Wrong About... Insidious: Chapter 2 (Movie Discussion)

June 29th, 2023


With the next installment of the 'Insidious' franchise heading to theaters soon, we decided to take a look back at the second chapter in this horrifying series.

Guest CinemaJoe joins Mark and Jacqueline in discussing …

144: We're Wrong About... Zack Snyder's Justice League (Movie Discussion)

June 15th, 2023


We're gearing up for 'The Flash' coming out by celebrating the Snyder Cut in all its glory!

Comic books nerds Winston A. Marshall and Coy Jandreau …

143: After Dark #8: Summer Movie Preview & Horror Film Favorites

June 8th, 2023


Guests Marc Bernardin and Dani Fernandez return and join Mark Ellis in discussing which Summer movie blockbusters they're excited to see. Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning Part 1, anyone??

Also, since Producer Brian is …

142: We're Wrong About... Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (Movie Discussion)

June 1st, 2023


With 'Transformers: Rise of the Beasts,' heading to theaters and looking to smash up the box office, the panel takes a look back at the second movie of the franchise, 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.'

Was this movie …

141: We're Wrong About... The Fast and the Furious (Movie Discussion)

May 18th, 2023


With 'Fast X' releasing into theaters, Mark and Jacqueline take a look back at the movie that started it all, 'The Fast and the Furious.'

Is the original the best one in the franchise? Guest John Rocha joins to give his …

140: After Dark #7: Celebrating AAPI Entertainment & Having Fun at Weddings

May 11th, 2023


On this fun episode of our After Dark series, guests Dorina Arellano and Steph Sabraw join Mark Ellis in discussing all their current favorite AAPI shows. And later on Dorina and Mark talk about the wedding they …

139: We're Wrong About... Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Movie Discussion)

May 4th, 2023


With the new (and final?) installment of the Guardians franchise coming out Friday, we decided to revisit Vol. 2 to see if it is a character-driven …

138: After Dark #6: Favorite Movie Theater Candy & Should 'Air' Win Best Picture?

April 27th, 2023


Guests Roxy Striar and Scott Mantz stay after dark to chat about the current movies out right now and what is their favorite snack to eat at the …

137: We're Wrong About... the 25 Most Memorable Movie Lines of the Last 25 Years (Movie Discussion)

April 20th, 2023


What makes a movie line great? Is it the way it's said? Is it the emotion behind the line? Or is it where that line falls in the context of the movie?

To continue our celebration of Rotten Tomatoes turning 25 this year, …

136: After Dark #5: Our 25 Favorite Stoner Movies

April 13th, 2023


It's almost every stoner's favorite time of the year, 4/20, and what better way to celebrate than to talk about the movies that make us laugh, make us contemplate life, and most importantly, make us hungry?

Today, …

135: We're Wrong About... Super Mario Bros. (1993)

April 6th, 2023


With 'The Super Mario Bros. Movie' heading to theaters, we look back at Nintendo's first attempt at bringing their iconic Mario to the big screen with 'Super Mario Bros.' from 1993.

Host of 'Black Nerd Comedy' Andre …

134: After Dark #4: Celebrating RT25 with our Favorite Movies of 1998

March 30th, 2023


To celebrate 25 years of Rotten Tomatoes, guests Clarke Wolfe and Winston A. Marshall join Mark in reminiscing about some of our favorite movies from …

133: We're Wrong About... Keanu Reeves's Rotten Movies (The Replacements, Hardball, Knock Knock)

March 23rd, 2023


With the fourth installment of the 'John Wick' franchise heading to theaters tomorrow, we decided to take a look at some of our favorite Keanu Reeves films that didn't score so high on the Tomatometer.

On today's show, …

132: After Dark #3: Mark Stole Someone's Starbucks Order & The Impending Writer's Strike in Hollywood

March 16th, 2023


On this next installment of the Rotten Tomatoes 'After Dark' series, Jacqueline and special guest Heather Grace Hancock give Mark grief for mistakenly taking someone else's Starbucks pickup order.

Later in the show, all …

131: We're Wrong About... I Know What You Did Last Summer (Movie Discussion)

March 9th, 2023


While some may know screenwriter Kevin Williamson as the creator of the 'Scream' franchise, people might forget he wrote a little film called 'I Know What You Did Last Summer' that left teenagers afraid of …

130: After Dark #2: 'The Last of Us' and Should Travis Kelce be People's Sexiest Man Alive?

March 2nd, 2023


On this next installment of the Rotten Tomatoes 'After Dark' series, Matt Knost joins Mark and Jacqueline to talk 'The Last of Us' that's currently streaming on HBOMax. Is it one of the best television series ever …

129: We're Wrong About... Rocky IV (Movie Discussion)

February 23rd, 2023


It's time to put on those boxing gloves and head to Russia to start training because this week on 'Rotten Tomatoes is Wrong,' we are talking about …

128: We're Wrong About... Wet Hot American Summer (Movie Discussion)

February 16th, 2023


Hey all you campers and camp counselors!

We’re going way back and taking a look at one of Ant-Man aka Paul Rudd’s earliest comedies, Wet Hot American …

127: We're Wrong About... The Cell (With Special Guest Daniella Pineda)

February 9th, 2023


We are jumping right back in to the dark recesses of Vincent D'onofrio's serial killer Carl Stargher's mind and talking about the psychological …

126: Special Episode: The Fan Favorite Golden Tomato Award Winners!

February 2nd, 2023


It's that time of year where the Golden Tomato Awards are given out to the best movies and television shows of 2022!

On today's episode, we discuss …

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

January 26th, 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 …

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

January 19th, 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 …

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

January 12th, 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 …

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

January 5th, 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 …

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

December 29th, 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 …

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

December 22nd, 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 …

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

December 15th, 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 …

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

December 8th, 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 …

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

December 1st, 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 …

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

November 24th, 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 …

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

November 17th, 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 …

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

November 10th, 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 …

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

November 3rd, 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 …

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

October 27th, 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

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

October 20th, 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 …

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

October 13th, 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 …

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

October 6th, 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 …

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

September 29th, 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, …

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

September 22nd, 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 …

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

September 15th, 2022


Special guest Claire Lim (@weeclaire) joins Mark Ellis this week to discuss "Batman Returns" in celebration of it's 30th Anniversary and the …

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

September 8th, 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 …

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

September 1st, 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 …

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

August 25th, 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 …

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

August 18th, 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 …

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

August 11th, 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 …

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

August 4th, 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 …

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

July 28th, 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 …

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

July 21st, 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 …

100: 100 Episodes! We Celebrate Our Fans

July 14th, 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, …

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

July 7th, 2022


From Dark Helmet to Barf - how could critics get Mel Brooks' 1987 Star Wars parody so wrong?

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

June 30th, 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 …

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

June 23rd, 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 …

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

June 16th, 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.

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

June 9th, 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 …

94: Bonus Ep: Debating the Indiana Jones Franchise

June 2nd, 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 …

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

May 26th, 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 …

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

May 19th, 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?

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91: We're Wrong About... Dwayne Johnson (Movie Discussion)

May 12th, 2022


We look back at the blockbuster career of the rock solid action star to discuss how the People’s Champion truly became the most electrifying man in …

90: We're Wrong About... Top Gun (Movie Review)

May 5th, 2022


We feel the need — the need for speed — as we gear up for Top Gun: Maverick by remembering the fighter pilot flick that became a classic of the 1980s.

89: We're Wrong About... Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (Movie Discussion)

May 4th, 2022


Let the hate flow through you -- or not -- as we celebrate May the 4th by reexamining the perhaps unfairly judged finale of the 'Star Wars' Original …

88: We're Wrong About... Jumanji (Movie Discussion)

April 28th, 2022


The Whirl Girls join us as we look back at the nostalgic original 1995 fantasy powered by dazzling effects and a family-friendly Robin Williams.

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87: We're Wrong About... 1982's Annie (Movie Review)

April 23rd, 2022


As we approach its 40th anniversary, we reexamine the musical adaptation to determine if the little orphan deserved such a hard knock life after all.

86: We're Wrong About... Bohemian Rhapsody (Movie Discussion)

April 21st, 2022


We decide if the killer Queen biopic that rocked the Oscars should remain a champion or bite the dust.

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85: We're Wrong About... Fantastic Beasts (Movie Discussion)

April 14th, 2022


Is the first entry in the Harry Potter prequel series just as charming as its predecessors, or has the magic of the franchise fizzled?

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84: We're Wrong About... Morbius (Movie Discussion)

April 7th, 2022


We break down Sony’s latest Spidey-adjacent antihero flick to determine if it’s A positive or O (so) negative.

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83: We're Wrong About... Nicolas Cage (Movie Discussion)

March 31st, 2022


We take an affectionate look back at the eclectic, sometimes perplexing career of one of Hollywood's most enigmatic leading men.

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82: We're Wrong About... Man of Steel (Movie Review)

March 24th, 2022


We look back at the film that kicked off the DC Extended Universe to understand why it was Kryptonite to critics.

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81: We're Wrong About... Uncharted (Movie Review)

March 17th, 2022


Are Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, and some big action set pieces enough to make this video game adaptation a hidden treasure, or is it hopelessly lost …

80: We're Wrong About... the 2022 Best Picture Nominees (Movie Discussion)

March 10th, 2022


With the Oscars just a few weeks away, we dig into all 10 Best Picture nominees and discuss whether their Tomatometer scores accurately represent …

79: We're Wrong About... Dune (Both of Them)

March 3rd, 2022


Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of Frank Herbert's novel was as epic as its sandworms, but is it a spicy take to say David Lynch's infamous 1984 version maybe isn't quite the cinematic tragedy we all remember it to be?

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78: We're Wrong About... The Dark Knight Rises (Movie Review)

February 24th, 2022


With The Batman looming on the horizon, we look back at the final chapter of Christopher Nolan's trilogy to see if it was the hero (movie) we …

77: We're Wrong About... Transformers (Movie Review)

February 17th, 2022


Is there more than meets the eye to Michael Bay's explosive action blockbuster, or is it a prime example of the director's most excessive instincts?

76: We're Wrong About... The Suicide Squad (Movie Review)

February 10th, 2022


Is James Gunn's update on the DC antiheroes the gory, irreverent remix we all needed or a barely better medley of things we've seen plenty of times …

75: We're Wrong About... 50 Shades of Grey (Movie Review)

February 3rd, 2022


Romance is in the air... or is that the smell of leather? We look back at the infamous erotic drama to decide if it's truly hot and steamy or just a …

74: We're Wrong About... The Lost World: Jurassic Park (Movie Review)

January 27th, 2022


Is it an underrated sequel, or were the folks behind it too preoccupied with whether or not they could that they didn't stop to think if they should?

73: We're Wrong About... Solo (Movie Review)

January 20th, 2022


Nobody asked for an origin story for Han and Chewy, but the end result wasn't half bad, according to critics. Did they get it right, or is this …

72: We're Wrong About... The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Movie Review)

January 13th, 2022


We revisit Sony's only Rotten Spider-Man movie to consider whether Andrew Garfield's second outing as Peter Parker is actually better than we thought.

71: We're Wrong About... The Witcher Season 1 (TV Review)

January 6th, 2022


We toss a coin to the popular Netflix fantasy series and discuss whether the critics were harshly unfair to its first season.

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70: We're Wrong About... Eternals (Movie Review)

December 30th, 2021


Critics thought the sprawling superhero film either had too much Chloé Zhao or not enough, but does it really deserve to be ranked at the bottom of …

69: We're Wrong About... The Matrix Sequels (Movie Review)

December 23rd, 2021


Critics agree the original Matrix is one of the most iconic sci-fi films ever, but the two sequels that followed? Not so much. With a new chapter on …

68: We're Wrong About... Man on Fire (With Special Guest Jay Ellis)

December 16th, 2021


Insecure star Jay Ellis is out for vengeance against the critics who felt this Denzel Washington thriller fizzled more than it sizzled.

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67: We're Wrong About... Selena (With Special Guest Harvey Guillén)

December 9th, 2021


What We Do in the Shadows star Harvey Guillén sings the praises of the musical biopic starring a young, ready-for-the-big-time J-Lo.

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66: We're Wrong About... Deep Blue Sea (With Special Guest Saffron Burrows)

December 2nd, 2021


The You star dives deep to tell us why her 1999 smart-shark creature feature is more than just "Jaws Lite."

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65: We're Wrong About... Bad Boys II (With Special Guest Kola Bokinni)

November 26th, 2021


Ted Lasso star Kola Bokinni takes a trip down to Miami with us to bask in the glow of Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, and Michael Bay's explosive …

64: We're Wrong About... Young Guns II (With Special Guest Alan Ruck)

November 23rd, 2021


Hendry William French himself (Succession's Alan Ruck) saddles up to argue why this hit Western sequel full of young stars, sweeping vistas, and epic …

63: We're Wrong About... Point Break (With Special Guest Kyle Brandt)

November 18th, 2021


The Good Morning Football and Frogger host explains why the endlessly quotable action flick is 100% pure adrenaline and yuppie insects shouldn't …

62: We're Wrong About... The Mandalorian (TV Review)

November 11th, 2021


With Disney+ Day right around the corner, we're debating the Star Wars series that kicked off the streaming service with a Baby Yoda-sized bang.

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61: We're Wrong About... Jennifer's Body (With Special Guest Connor Franta)

November 9th, 2021


YouTuber extraordinaire and best-selling author Connor Franta joins us to sing the praises of the bloody, potentially misunderstood dark comedy …

60: We're Wrong About... Avengers: Endgame (Movie Review)

November 4th, 2021


That's right, we're taking aim at the beloved conclusion of the Infinity Saga to see if it was - ahem - assembled effectively enough, or if it was …

59: We're Wrong About... A Knight's Tale (With Special Guest Tim Blake Nelson)

October 28th, 2021


The Old Henry star waxes nostalgic about the pure, unadulterated pleasures and rockin' soundtrack of the Heath Ledger crowd-pleaser.

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58: We're Wrong About... The Halloween Franchise (Movie Review)

October 21st, 2021


With Halloween Kills tearing up the box office, we look back at the seminal slasher franchise to determine what keeps fans bloodthirsty for more.


57: We're Wrong About... The Scream Franchise (Movie Review)

October 12th, 2021


With a new spree around the corner for cinema's favorite Ghostface killer, we're looking back at the meta slasher series and debating the best kills, Tomatometer-scores, and what we want from a fifth installment.

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56: We're Wrong About... The James Bond Movies (Movie Review)

October 7th, 2021


We're celebrating the release of No Time To Die with a 007 deep dive: who's the best Bond (and the worst)? Top villain? And should our Tomatometer …

55: We're Wrong About... The Sopranos (TV Review)

September 30th, 2021


We're debating the greatest show of all time (we're not arguing, we value our lives too much): which season ruled? Which characters were most iconic? …

54: We're Wrong About... The Mummy (Movie Review)

September 23rd, 2021


We're digging up and dusting off a late-'90s favorite beloved for its quick wit, terrifying villain, and charismatic lead in Brendan Fraser. So what …

53: We're Wrong About... Aquaman (Movie Review)

September 16th, 2021


Does the goofy King of the Oceans (and the Box Office) sink or swim? We're talking all things Momoa, Mantis, endangered species, and wigs in the …

52: Special Guest Chance the Rapper Takes Us to Task

September 9th, 2021


Music superstar Chance the Rapper drops in to share his love for Rotten comedy 'Hot Rod' and reveal the movie he thinks is the "most trash piece of …

51: We're Wrong About... Iron Man 3 (Movie Review)

September 2nd, 2021


It's the Certified Fresh film with the villainous twists that still irks legions of MCU fans, but is it time to let go and learn to love this …

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

August 26th, 2021


Special guest and Rare Beasts writer-director Billie Piper takes on the Grinches who called Nancy Meyers' modern yuletide classic an over-egged, …

49: We're Wrong About... The Walking Dead (TV Review)

August 19th, 2021


Relive the highs, the lows, and the baseball-bat blows as we debate the long-running phenomenon as it enters its final season.

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48: We're Wrong About... Twilight (Movie Review)

August 12th, 2021


Hold on tight, Spider Monkeys! We're going back to 2008 to ask that ultimate Twilight question: team critics or team fans?

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47: We're Wrong About... Suicide Squad (2016)

August 5th, 2021


It failed to enchant critics at the time of its release, but Suicide Squad's defenders still go to bat for it to this day. On the eve of its sequel, …

46: We're Wrong About... Constantine (Bonus Episode)

July 29th, 2021


The battle between Heaven and Hell that became a battle between audiences and critics comes to a fiery conclusion as we ask: does Keanu Reeves' …

45: We're Wrong About... M. Night Shyamalan (With Special Guest Alex Wolff)

July 22nd, 2021


Old and Pig star Alex Wolff is a special guest in our latest podcast episode devoted to the movies of one of Hollywood's most beloved risk-takers.

44: We're Wrong About... Space Jam (Movie Review)

July 15th, 2021


Is this pioneering animation/live-action hybrid the slam dunk its fans think it is? Or are they looking back through a nostalgic fog? We're stepping …

43: We're Wrong About... Iron Man 2 (Movie Review)

July 8th, 2021


Tony Stark's second solo outing is arguably the most whipped and lashed (ahem) movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But does the film that first …

42: We're Wrong About... Armageddon (Movie Review)

July 1st, 2021


We’re drilling-baby-drilling into the molten core of one of the 1990’s most unrelenting Blockbusters: is Michael Bay’s smash hit dumb as a rock, an …

41: We're Wrong About... Tenet (Movie Review)

June 24th, 2021


We're going backwards in time almost a year (passing our forward-moving selves and confusing the s--t out of everyone watching us) to ask whether …

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

June 17th, 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 …

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

June 10th, 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? …

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

June 3rd, 2021


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

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

May 27th, 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 …

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

May 20th, 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 …

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

May 13th, 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 …

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

May 4th, 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... …

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

April 29th, 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 …

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

April 22nd, 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

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

April 15th, 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 …

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

April 8th, 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 …

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

April 1st, 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 …

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

March 25th, 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 …

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

March 18th, 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 …

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

March 11th, 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 …

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

March 4th, 2021


Critics largely said it sucked, but fans turned this Kate Beckinsale vampire-werewolf flick into a five-movie franchise. Derivative exercise in style …

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

February 25th, 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.

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

February 18th, 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 …

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

February 11th, 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, …

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

February 4th, 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 …

20: We're Wrong About... Wonder Woman 1984 (Movie Review)

January 28th, 2021


The most anticipated movie of the year has split critics down the middle, and wreaked havoc on the Tomatometer. Time to bring out the Lasso of Truth: Is it the open-hearted dose of hope we need or an overstuffed misfire?

19: We're Wrong About... Avatar (Movie Review)

January 21st, 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?

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18: We're Wrong About... Avengers: Age of Ultron (Movie Review)

January 14th, 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 …

17: We're Wrong About... National Treasure (Movie Review)

January 7th, 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?

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16: We're Wrong About... The Greatest Showman (Movie Review)

December 31st, 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.

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

December 24th, 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? – …

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

December 17th, 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 …

13: We're Wrong About... Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (Movie Review)

December 10th, 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 …

12: We're Wrong About... The Rise of Skywalker (Movie Review)

December 3rd, 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 …

11: We're Wrong About... Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Movie Review)

November 25th, 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 …

10: We're Wrong About... The Harry Potter Movies (Movie Review)

November 19th, 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 …

9: We're Wrong About... Ace Ventura: Pet Detective/When Nature Calls (Movie Review)

November 12th, 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 …

8: We're Wrong About... Venom (Movie Review)

November 5th, 2020


We're chomping into one of the most controversial Tomatometer-Audience Score divides ever: did critics do this earthling-symbiote bromance wrong, or …

7: We're Wrong About... Vampire in Brooklyn (Movie Review)

October 29th, 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 …

6: We're Wrong About... Hocus Pocus (Movie Review)

October 22nd, 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 …

5: We're Wrong About... The Beach (Movie Review)

October 15th, 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.

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4: We're Wrong About... Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (Movie Review)

October 8th, 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 …

3: We're Wrong About... Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Movie Review)

October 1st, 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.

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2: We're Wrong About... Mortal Kombat (Movie Review)

September 24th, 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.

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1: We're Wrong About... Spider-Man 3 (Movie Review)

September 17th, 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 …

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