Here's Why 'The Last Jedi' Reveals a Shocking Split Between Critics, Fans

Was the force strong with The Last Jedi? Critics say yes, but fans seem to be sharply divided on the latest installment in the Star Wars franchise.

On Tuesday's show, Pat and Jeffy talked about The Last Jedi and other standout movies in 2017. Pat pointed out that The Last Jedi has a surprising Rotten Tomatoes score that splits movie reviewers and fans. Critics score the movie as 91 percent “fresh,” but the audience score is just 50 percent.

Fans and critics were much more united for The Force Awakens, which was rated 93 percent fresh by reviewers and enjoyed by 88 percent of its audience.

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PAT: I actually liked this one. My family mostly did not.

JEFFY: Oh, really. Wow.

PAT: Yeah. Most people in mean family was like, yeah, that was terrible. But I came out of it, and I loved it.

JEFFY: Most of the Star Wars people that we ran into, liked it. And I know you're a Star Wars guy.

PAT: Yeah. I will say this, loved Star Wars. Always have. This one is actually interesting. If you look at Rotten Tomatoes, it got huge -- great reviews from critics. Ninety percent of critics gave it thumbs up, whereas the audience is only about -- I think it was 52 or 54 percent. Which is really low, especially for Star Wars.

JEFFY: Yeah.

PAT: And it's the opposite of what a Star Wars movie usually is.

JEFFY: But what's good about the Star Wars movie is it hasn't made any money at all.

PAT: $517 million domestically. It's over a billion worldwide.

JEFFY: Yeah. Unbelievable.

PAT: It was number one over the weekend. And I think for the four days, it brought in 68 million, which is pretty good in week three. But it's on a slower pace than the Force Awakens by quite a bit. At this point, the Force Awakens was at 750 million. This one is at 517 or 530, or something like that.

JEFFY: Oh, wow.

PAT: Yeah. So it's lagging behind. But still, I mean, it's still huge.

JEFFY: No kidding. But it's lagging behind probably because more people feel like your family. They're not going back again.

PAT: I think so. And there are some problems with it. And I won't explain my problem with it, in case you haven't seen it. Because it would give away some things. And I'm sure you wouldn't appreciate it.

JEFFY: No go ahead.

PAT: But I liked it the best since Return of the Jedi.

JEFFY: That was a long time. Wow.

PAT: Yeah. So that was number one. Jumanji was number two, the reboot with The Rock.

JEFFY: That guy cannot do wrong, man.

PAT: He really can't. Pitch Perfect was number three. Greatest Showman. And then Ferdinand.

JEFFY: I have to see the Showman. I really want to see that. I was told that was really good.

PAT: Really? Isn't that about Barnum?

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" to explain how mail-in ballots are typically disqualified during recounts at a far higher rate than in-person, Election Day ballots, and why this is "good news" for President Donald Trump's legal battle over the election.

"One of the things that gives the greatest cause for optimism is, this election ... there's a pretty marked disparity in terms of how the votes were distributed. On Election Day, with in-person voting, Donald Trump won a significant majority of the votes cast on in-person voting on Election Day. Of mail-in voting, Joe Biden won a significant majority of the votes cast early on mail-in voting," Cruz explained.

"Now, here's the good news: If you look historically to recounts, if you look historically to election litigation, the votes cast in person on Election Day tend to stand. It's sort of hard to screw that up. Those votes are generally legal, and they're not set aside. Mail-in votes historically have a much higher rate of rejection … when they're examined, there are a whole series of legal requirements that vary state by state, but mail-in votes consistently have a higher rate of rejection, which suggests that as these votes begin being examined and subjected to scrutiny, that you're going to see Joe Biden's vote tallies go down. That's a good thing," he added. "The challenge is, for President Trump to prevail, he's got to run the table. He's got to win, not just in one state but in several states. That makes it a lot harder to prevail in the litigation. I hope that he does so, but it is a real challenge and we shouldn't try to convince ourselves otherwise."

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Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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As America grows divided and afraid to disagree with the Democrats' woke plan for America, Megyn Kelly is ready to fight back for the truth. For nearly two decades, she navigated the volatile and broken world of the media. But as America leans on independent voices more than ever, she's breaking new ground with "The Megyn Kelly Show."

She joined the latest Glenn Beck Podcast to break down what's coming next after the election: Black Lives Matter is mainstream, leftists are making lists of Trump supporters, and the Hunter Biden scandal is on the back burner.

Megyn and Glenn reminisce about their cable news days (including her infamous run-in with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump) and to look into the chaotic and shady world of journalism and the growing entitlement it's bred. For example, many conservatives have been shocked by how Fox News handled the election.

Megyn defended Fox News, saying she believes Fox News' mission "is a good one," but also didn't hold back on hosts like Neil Cavuto, who cut off a White House briefing to fact check it — something she never would have done, even while covering President Obama.

Megyn also shared this insightful takeaway from her time at NBC: "Jane Fonda was an ass."

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