On Episode 7 of The Crossover Podcast, Doug and Matt discussed the (probably true) rumor that Fantastic Four will be returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Hulk showing up in Thor: Ragnarok, and then race and gender in comic book movies. But at the start, it’s all about Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
With Episode 85, Doug and Dirty A welcome back author Matt King to lament the disaster that is Fantastic Flop…er…Four. They discuss the movie that showed up on screen and then sift through all the rumored behind the scenes drama. They also discuss the new Deadpool trailer that dropped last week and a few Captain America: Civil War rumors. Take a listen…if you dare!
By now, you’ve probably heard about the terrible reviews that 20th Century Fox’s reboot of Fantastic Four has been receiving. There are reports of Director Josh Trank being pulled off the film and key scenes being scrapped by the studio—lots of behind the scenes drama. However, is the film really that bad as all the reviews suggest? Well, yes and no.
Episode 76 is all about Disney’s Tomorrowland as Doug and Dirty A welcome back friend of the show author Matt King. After discussing the film and touching on Director Brad Bird‘s other films, the discussion turns to the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot, Matt’s revisit of Michael Bay‘s first Transformers movie, and a…Hodgepodge of other topics. Take a listen!
It’s that time of year again when the temperatures remind those in denial that maybe the Earth is getting hotter and everyone seeks shelter in the air-conditioned sanctuary that is the local multiplex. But what to watch once you’re there? Well, I’m here to clue you in on twenty-two of the films I’m most curious about this summer. Like with my Fall Preview last year, this will be a curtailed affair, so I won’t be slamming too many films as unwatchable, but in looking at the calendar, I don’t see many egregious offenders—for once. Maybe that means movies are getting better? But it’s probably more because Paul Blart 2 is a spring release.
As always, I’ll list the films in order by release date, but of course, those dates are always subject to change. 2015 is shaping up to be a movie year for the ages and it all begins with a minor indie release called: