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The Complete Guide to Everything: The Movies of 2012

This week Tim has had enough of Christmas and would like you all to stop even though Christmas ended nearly a week ago. Also Tom becomes a member of a museum and feels pretty smug about it. In this episode the guys discuss the movies of 2012, including Sleepwalk with Me, Moonrise Kingdom, The Dark Knight Rises, The Avengers, Underworld, Red Tails, Chronicle, Ghost Rider, Wanderlust, A Thousand Words, 21 Jump Street, The Hunger Games, Cabin in the Woods, Dark Shadows, The Dictator, Battleship, Men in Black 3 and Life of Pi.

It is important to note that neither Tim nor Tom have seen the majority of the [...]

Eddie Murphy's A Thousand Words to Hit Theaters after Three Years on the Shelf

Eddie Murphy's A Thousand Words will be released January 2012, after the film was held in limbo by the Dreamworks/Paramount split and its own reported terribleness. The movie follows Murphy's character, a callow man who finds out he only has 1,000 words to speak until he dies, so at least it's only about 8 minutes long.

A Thousand Words May Be Even Worse Than Jack and Jill

Yikes. Eddie Murphy's latest family comedy A Thousand Words has a 0% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes right now. To put that in perspective, even Jack and Jill – the "literally unwatchable" movie that's shattered all previous Razzie nomination records – has a 3% critics rating. So this movie must be pretty bad. One reviewer writes that it "makes The Adventures of Pluto Nash look like Beverly Hills Cop." (Even Pluto Nash had a 6%!) Anyone actually seen the thing and want to weigh in?

Eddie Murphy's A Thousand Words Trailer Is Profoundly Disappointing

Eddie, Eddie, Eddie. Eddie. This is the trailer for your new movie? Her? I thought you weren't going to do this stuff anymore! This movie is about a smooth-talking guy who discovers that for every word he says, a leaf falls off a certain tree, and when all the leaves are gone he will DIE. It's a textbook ten-years-too-late specimen of the "magical thing happens and teaches dickish protagonist a lesson" comedy (Bruce Almighty, Liar Liar, Yes Man, Shallow Hal). But with the plot mechanics stolen from Beauty and the Beast and then made more boring. On the microscopic bright side, it features Clark Duke doing an [...]