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Rotten Tomatoes is Wrong (A Podcast from Rotten Tomatoes)

35 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 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 … read more

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34: About... Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace

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: 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: 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 Rotten Tomatoes Is Wrong.


31: 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: 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 say about Mortal Kombat.

29: 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: 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 deserve the big green splat? We're diving in.

27: 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: 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: 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: 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.

23: 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: 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: 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 daywalker" the respect he deserves.

20: 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: 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?

18: 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: 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?

16: 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.

15: 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: 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 haters? We're breaking it down in our latest podcast.

13: 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 the latest ep of our podcast.

12: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 moment in the sun. (OK, moonlight, just to be safe.)

6: 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 nostalgia to see its warts?

5: 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.

4: 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: 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.

2: 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.

1: 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 …

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

September 4th, 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 …

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