The Movie Jerks

Comedians JP Fournier and Shawn Gramiak take on the task of making people love the movies they hate... Or hate them more.

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How Much is Enough? by Liam Leroux
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How Much is Enough? by Liam Leroux
How much is enough?  When it comes to the question of reparations one imagines whatever number you choose it’s inadequate.  Like the exchange at the end between Inigo Montoya and the six fingered man, “Offer me everything I ask for,” “All that and more,”  “I want my father back you...
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Movie Jerks Blog #5, 3/2019 by Liam Leroux
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Movie Jerks Blog #5, 3/2019 by Liam Leroux
The Oscars are dumb, except when they’re not, and I never want to watch them except this year I did, again.This did mean I watched Spike Lee’s speech live and it was good.  He seemed nervous, he even said don’t cut that *bleeped out* microphone.  I assume I knew what he said underneath ...
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THE JOURNEY OF A 1000 MILES: HAMBURGER THE MOTION PICTURE
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THE JOURNEY OF A 1000 MILES: HAMBURGER THE MOTION PICTURE
Time:1:29 Distance: 6.59 km Cumulative Distance: 24.94 km Remaining distance: 1584.4Only a few posts in, and my post are already focusing on food!Hot on the heels of Starve, following is a flick guaranteed to fill your gullet with politically incorrect goodness.Long time listener Jeff Neese...
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JOURNEY OF A 1000 MILES: STARVE
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JOURNEY OF A 1000 MILES: STARVE
Time:1:42 Distance: 10.1 km Cumulative Distance: 18.35 km Remaining distance: 1590.99Sorry folks, I know I'm already falling behind. That's why I'll be loading up a couple posts this week!Hot on the heels of Colossal I went in search of Strangeland, the Dee Snider Body Mod flick. I cou...
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Obscure Horror Flicks worth mentioning... and a few not worth mentioning.
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Obscure Horror Flicks worth mentioning... and a few not worth mentioning.
I have a sneaky suspicion that a large number of horror films this year will be called “The ‘Hereditary’ of 2019”.  It’s only February and I have heard this lazy and inaccurate assessment being over used by uninventive and misguided self proclaimed critics and marketing companies. While this...
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"Animal Behavior" Oscar nominated Animated Short From Canada, a must see... and for free!
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Nothing delights us more, at The Movie Jerks, than to be able to share with our friends, family, and random to avid blog readers, a quality film. Starting Monday February 11th to Sunday February 24th,  (the day of the Academy Awards) you can watch, FOR FREE, the Oscar nominated animated shor...
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Movie Jerks #3.5 (addendum) - by Liam Leroux
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Movie Jerks #3.5 (addendum) - by Liam Leroux
Glass is everything I hoped for. It made Split a much better movie for me, as even though I loved James McEvoy performance I never really seemed to understand the point of it. But if I view it in context, as a set up to the home run execution the final part of the trilogy it becomes my favourit...
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THE JOURNEY OF 1000 MILES: COLOSSAL
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THE JOURNEY OF 1000 MILES: COLOSSAL
Captain’s Log: January 7,2019Time:1:49 Distance: 8.25 km Cumulative Distance: 8.25 km Remaining distance: 1601.09Howdy folks, Shawn here. Listen, I know I haven’t been around much. Some find me to be distant, and emotionally unavailable. I know I’ve made attempts to reach out, but the momen...
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Movie Jerks Blog 3# by Liam Leroux
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Movie Jerks Blog 3# by Liam Leroux
It’s 2019, welcome to another year of the future.  Bladerunner, I think this one is.  No replicants about, near as I can tell.So obviously, instead of writing a best of 2018 list I’ll be writing to you today about The Last Samurai, a film released in 2003 but which I only saw last month...
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Worst films of 2018 (that JP Fournier saw in 2018)
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Worst films of 2018 (that JP Fournier saw in 2018)
In past years, my methods of finding the worst films couldn’t be any more obvious. I searched through the lowest rated films of the year according to Rotten Tomatoes, Meta Critique, and IMDB. Along with films suggested by our listeners and movies I saw throughout the year, I cypher through them t...
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