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Welcome back on the high and so this week weekend at lots of -- movies hitting the box office rotten tomatoes dot com that -- he joins us.
With a preview.
What's coming out right -- talk to as the Butler.
Oprah's big comeback excusing Lee Daniels the Butler -- -- come -- tell us about it.
This is the story.
A Butler played by Forest Whitaker who.
It worked for three decades at the White House for eight different presidents.
Including Eisenhower and Nixon and JFK.
And Ronald Reagan.
This is a story really about a father and signed.
And their view of the civil rights struggle in America while the father play you -- -- -- by Forest Whitaker is working for the president at the White House.
-- critics really like this at 71% on the tomato meter.
By all accounts it's -- release the solid movie great performances a bit melodramatic at times but really a moving film ultimately.
And high marks for all of the cast here including Oprah Winfrey including the Forest Whitaker who is I think one of our underrated actors.
Really kind of treasurer in in Hollywood these days.
And -- -- -- great performances by some of the smaller roles as the president's James -- makes a great JFK.
Robin Williams does well as Dwight.
I Lyndon Johnson to the point that maybe we'll get a movie about him playing Lyndon Johnson which could be great.
Now what Oprah I mean she is making a comeback and is up Forest Whitaker wife in the movie tell me I mean is this a big return to screen -- You know I Oprah's.
I -- of those people who I think she could pick and choose whatever she wants to do you know that the lifestyle of a how to book -- movie and and really -- successful as a movie actor or actress.
Can be really frustrating and and it's fraught with a lot of stress I think helpers and a point.
Where she has the luxury of picking whatever she wants to do.
So I you know based on this a couple of the release we've seen the last couple years I think that we can expect to receive C -- more movies.
But I would expect that we're gonna see her three or four things here I think maybe one a year at most.
And now I -- -- is -- all of is making its much anticipated debut as well let's talk -- that living.
Yet this is Ashton Kutcher star is Steve Jobs arguably one of the most influential people ever in the tech world.
This is a movie that the critics say they are mostly disappointed in it's only about.
On the tomato meter.
Bars are 27%.
It the critics say that really this is kind of a superficial look at a very complex character.
And some -- -- -- having deep trouble getting past Ashton Kutcher in this role now I'm I'm not sure that's necessarily fair I think Ashton Kutcher can be a really good actor.
But the critics are saying that really this is a movie that they'd like to see a little they'd like to see dig a little bit deeper than what we really get here.
And this is more celebratory and really -- unflinching look at a very interesting character.
Yes people are saying they're having a hard time getting past -- being Ashton Kutcher but do you think that he could be Oscar worthy as well in this film.
I'm not sure that we're gonna see that I do think you know -- is if we're gonna talk about Oscar nominees I would not be surprised to see Forrest Whitaker get an Oscar nomination this year for best actor.
But I don't think that we would see one for Ashton Kutcher here I think it's probably too early I think that the academy.
As oldest least use gonna wait a little while to see if he's got more.
Dramatic roles that are.
Now another movie that's coming up is kick -- too which is a sequel to you a huge head I think it came out in 2010.
Without -- -- talk about that knew me and I mean is it going to be as good as the first one was.
I was disappointed it -- -- to I have to tell you I really wanted to like this but.
It's essentially the -- film and that's where it's really disappointing.
You've got a lot of violence a lot of salty language.
You know the movie.
Goes for a lot of the shock value of having foul -- character played by you know young girl played by -- morass.
But it doesn't break any new ground and that's where the critics are coming down on this only 26% of its beta reader and I will tell you for the most part I was disappointed I think the first one.
Has a lot of really good surprises in it and break some really interesting ground this one it's kind of a rehash -- -- and I was disappointed unfortunately.
Well -- action -- thanks so much for joining hasn't without -- to natives are really say to see the rest of your reviews and you know the Butler Lee Daniels the Butler.
Jobs -- -- to even as many with Harrison Ford this weekend paranoia out.
You can check out more -- actually these reviews at rotten tomatoes dot com think much for joining me today with on the hunt.
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