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The Punch Drunk Critics, your Washington DC area film buffs, take a casual approach to talk about what's going on in the movie world while never forgetting to have fun!

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The summer superhero season rolls on with our review of Green Lantern, starring Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively! Is Green Lantern the next great comic book hero to replace Christopher Nolan's Batman? We'll also briefly discuss The... more

On this week's show we take a look at JJ Abrams' and Steven Spielberg's long awaited throwback film, Super 8! After the months of secrecy, does it live up to the hype? We'll also clue you in on one of the most buzzed about indie films of... more

Two movies this week, both very different, but also extremely ambitious in their own way. Matthew Vaughn(Kick-Ass) takes us back to the 1960s and the origins of everybody's favorite mutants with X-men: First Class! Then we follow that... more

So you're planning on going to see X-Men: First Class this weekend but don't know too much past what you've seen in the other three movies. Not to worry Travis and John are going to run you through all the things you need to know... more

The Wolfpack have traded the glitz of Vegas for the squalor of Bangkok, but is The Hangover part II just as funny as it's record breaking predecessor? We'll break it down, plus take a look at it's big screen rival this week, Kung Fu... more

Hey you kids, get off our lawn! That's right, Punch Drunk Critics Live! officially turns 100 this week, and what better way to celebrate than by bringing in a very special guest. You've seen him on Ebert Presents and read his amazing work... more

The Hangover? Pfft! Who needs 'em when you've got Bridesmaids? On this week's show we take a look at Paul Feig's hilarious new comedy featuring Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, and Rose Byrne! Could Bridesmaids be the funniest movie... more

On this week's show we'll take a look at the biggest comic book movie of the summer, Thor! How does this godly epic compare to the rest of Marvel's big superhero slate? Plus, does The Beaver mark Mel Gibson's big comeback? Or... more

Even with only one film at the starting line this week, we can't stop to slow down even for an instant. Especially with the adrenaline fueled return of Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, and The Rock(!!!) in Fast Five! And what better time is there than now... more

What's your favorite scary movie? While Travis is away in Hawaii reenacting his favorite Blue Crush scenes, John and guest host Josh Hylton answer that question while avoiding the dreaded Ghostface in their review of Wes Craven's... more