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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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'Parkland' director Peter Landesman talks about approaching the subject of JFK's assassination in a new way, and releasing the film during its 50th anniversary.

Holy crap....it's happening! Movie rush season is upon us and with no less than 7 movies releasing this weekend we're barely going to have time to breathe. As if that wasn't enough TV premier month is officially in full swing, know what that... more

As we prepare to get into Oscar contender mode here at the PDC there isn't a quite moment. Even this weekend, the calm before the storm, we have three big movies to bring to you. First up is the 'Taken'-esque Prisoners with Jake... more

This week on the Punch Drunk Podcast we return to the terrifying darkness of the further with Insidious: Chapter 2 and follow Robert DeNiro into witness protection in The Family. Not to worry, we'll also make sure to catch you up on all... more

Who's Riddick you ask? Why he's the character most people associate with Vin Diesel...after Dominic Torreto of course. Pitch Black hit the scene about 10 years ago and made an instant sci-fi cult icon in the goggle wearing bad-ass. The... more

A huge week for martial arts fans everywhere as Wong Kar-Wai's take on legendary Wing Chun master Ip Man, The Grandmaster, hits screens. Then it's on to a team up I would never have seen coming with Ethan Hawke and Selna... more

It's not often that we put a news item in the headline of our show but some exceptions must be made. It's come out this week that Ben Affleck has been cast as Batman in Man of Steel 2. This has caused upheaval not just across the... more

Oscar hopefuls, ultra-violent pre-teens, and IPod's, that's what this week on the Punch Drunk Podcast is all about. The gang jumps into Lee Daniel's The Butler to see if Forest Whitaker's portrayal of a White House butler will lead to Oscar... more

The end of Summer is not taking it easy on us here at the PDC. With no less than 7 films coming out this past week from Wednesday to Friday there will be no time for the jibba jabba...but you know us better than that. We'll be hitting... more

The last time we saw Wolverine hit the big screen in a solo effort the results were...well...divided. This weekend we get the follow-up The Wolverine and it looks like some of those negatives have been corrected. Then it's on to The... more