Critically Acclaimed: The Lawnmower Man and eXistenZ

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Jun 10, 20182h 30m
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Critically Acclaimed: The Lawnmower Man and eXistenZ
Jun 10 '182h 30m
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Brett Leonard’s THE LAWNMOWER MAN was a trailblazer for CGI effects, which envisioned a future of virtual reality and mind-expanding video games. It is also, notoriously, quite bad. So what did it do wrong, and what did David Cronenberg’s squishier, weirder, prescient sci-fi video game movie EXISTENZ do right? We’re about to find out! We’re also reviewing the brand new releases OCEAN’S 8, HEREDITARY, HOTEL ARTEMIS and BERNARD AND HUEY! Email us at letters(a)criticallyacclaimed.net, and follow your hosts on Twitter at @WilliamBibbiani and @WitneySeibold. Check out our new website at www.criticallyacclaimed.net and head on over to www.patreon.com/canceledtoosoon to contribute to the show and get even more exclusive content! Email us at letters(a)criticallyacclaimed.net, and follow your hosts on Twitter at @WilliamBibbiani and @WitneySeibold. Schedule: 0:52 - Introductions/News 5:11 - Ocean’s 8 20:39 - Hereditary 32:39 - Hotel Artemis 44:41 - Bernard and Huey 56:21 - The Lawnmower Man 1:20:36 - eXistenZ 1:50:38 - Letters: The Perils of Internet Commenters, Impossible Literary Adaptations, Why Critics Are Hung Up Character Development, The Pros and Cons of Overhyped Movies Subscribe/Rate/Review on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-schmoes-know-show/id851220414?mt=2 Subscribe to Schmoes Know on Youtube: www.youtube.com/schmoesknow Subscribe to Collider Video on YouTube: www.youtube.com/collidervideos SK PLUS SCHEDULE: DON'T BE A BEARDO: http://bit.ly/2zKNTBe SIGHT & SOUND: http://bit.ly/2m9ohrJ THE TOP 10 SHOW: http://bit.ly/2hiyNHS THE MEANING OF: http://bit.ly/2iI3w1q THE WANGER SHOW: http://bit.ly/2majBSD OUTLAW NATION: http://bit.ly/2hjlqaA AFTER SCHMOE: http://bit.ly2hYi2SW SCHMOEDOWN RUNDOWN: http://bit.ly/2hrX9CJ CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED: http://bit.ly/2AJ8a7J

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