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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No Idea November 2nd week
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No Idea November 2nd week
And so another week passes. Last year I found it difficult to find films that I didn't know anything about, so this year I purposely stayed ignorant. Especially in the case when I saw the poster for my 7th day's film. Day 7Brigsby BearI kind of cheated on this one because I saw the poster. Howeve...
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No Idea November First week
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No Idea November First week
Picking a film to watch by not recognizing the titles has led me to watching one great film plus a few more duds. Day 2 Funny ManWe have a winner!!!I don’t even know where to begin on this unexpected catastrophe. Hitchhikers help a delivery man, deliver crates to a mansion that is being terr...
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Now that I have fulfilled the 31 horrors in 31 days for October it’s time to get onto the next month challenge “No Idea November”.   For a movie fan, like me, nothing beats going into a film fresh. Once I find a great film that I knew nothing about, it feels like a personal victory. A...
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"Leatherface" should origins of monsters exist?
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"Leatherface" should origins of monsters exist?
From the writing/directing duo, Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury, the two responsible for “Inside”, “Livide”, and “Among the Living”, comes the latest instalment to the Texas Chainsaw Massacre series “Leatherface”. While I don’t care for original stories in horror, hearing that it was in the h...
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31 days of Horror, Day 16 to 29
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31 days of Horror, Day 16 to 29
I am always thankful for Dedfest during the month of October. Not only do they deliver plenty of horror films to fulfill my 31 never before seen horror (by me), but they bring great horrors as well. However, I still have other days that need fills and I still end up seein...
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"Replace" a film review, by JP Fournier
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"Replace" a film review, by JP Fournier
Hey, who dropped this romance into my body horror?Kira is a young lady, whose skin is aging, drying up, and crumbling off. She has blanks spots in her memory and she learns that she can replace her skin with that of somebody else’s skin. To make things more intriguing, Kira meets a stranger that ...
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"Death on Scenic Drive" Film review by JP Fournier
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"Death on Scenic Drive" Film review by JP Fournier
Before the showing at Dedfest 2017, director Gabriel Carrer (“Demonlisher” and “In the House of Flies”) jokingly advised the audience that the last film he screened at Dedfest 2015, “Demonlisher” (I would describe as the violent vigilante film that Terrence Malick didn’t make) was a slow burn tha...
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"Assholes" a movie review.
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"Assholes" a movie review.
“Assholes” It is kind of embarrassing to say that I actually had high hopes for a film with the title “Assholes”. I am even more embarrassed to say that I was surprised that I bored senseless from this film titled "Assholes". The reason my expectation was high came from the teaser trail...
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Gramiak's Film Review: Who Do the Kaiju that You Do So Well? “Beyond Skyline” do!
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Gramiak's Film Review: Who Do the Kaiju that You Do So Well? “Beyond Skyline” do!
First off, I apologize for the horrible grammar.When someone first described the film Beyond Skyline to me, it went roughly as follows:“It’s a balls-to-the-wall sci-fi alien invasion martial arts action film that takes place on multiple continents and features the dude from the Purge movies and t...
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Gramiak's Movie Review: Take Your Best Bud to See "Fake Blood"!
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Once again here in Edmonton, it is Dedfest time. A time that easily rivals the Christmas holidays as far as I’m concerned. The Dedfest Genre Film Festival celebrates its 10th year as a cultural institution in Edmonton, and has overcome tremendous adversity to survive as long as it has. It survive...
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