Donald Glover may be one of the most talented artists working today so when he drops a movie suddenly, you drop what you are doing and watch it. With the help of director Hiro Murai and his brother Stephen Glover writing, Guava Island brings a lot of talents to the table in hopes of crafting something that is both timeless and timely. Listen in as we review this film as well as talk Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and Disney+.
DC seems to be headed on the right track after the success of Aquaman and the hype behind other upcoming movies like Wonder Woman 1984, so where does Shazam! fit in in all of this? Does it continue the success and build upon the existing universe or does it forge its own path in hopes of independent success? Listen in as we review DC's newest film and also talk the five most important movies to watch before Avengers: Endgame premieres.
Between the hype after Get Out, the hype about this movie from SXSW, and just the general "Jordan Peel is awesome" hype train, Us has a lot to live up to. Peele's sophomore film starring Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, and Evan Alex is the first great film of 2019 and solidifies Peele as a force to be reckoned with. Listen in to hear our review of what sets this apart from other horror films as well as do another round of Impish or Admirable where we talk about everything from Toy Story 4 to Apple+ to Netflix prices.
What could go wrong with a heist movie written by Mark Boal that stars Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, and Pedro Pascal? Well depending on which half of the movie you watch, the answer could be very little or a whole lot. Listen in as we breakdown this new movie from Netflix as well as nominate the 23rd class of Honorable Mensches.
Captain Marvel is finally here! After years of hype, the 21st film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the first with a female lead has finally arrived. Does Marvel break new ground here or does the film fall into the same ground and tropes as previous Marvel films? Listen in as we review the final film before Avengers: Endgame and also play our own game of Impish or admirable inspired by The Office.
Here it is: the Second Annual 10 Years Later Academy Awards! It is that time of year where we look back at the films from 2008 and decide how the Academy Awards' decisions look now that they have had some time to breath. Did they make the right call in giving Slumdog Millionaire Best Picture or where there films not even nominated like The Dark Knight or Wall-E that were more deserving? Listen in as we travel back in time (not literally of course) and try to award the right films.
After 9 years and 3 films, it is time to say good-bye to the world of dragons. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is the final and epic conclusion to the trilogy that we have come to love and adore. Listen in as we review this final chapter and also talk the winners and losers of the 91st Academy Awards.
If you have listened to the podcast before then you know that we have very different opinions on James Cameron and his films. Alita: Battle Angel is no different. Listen as we break down the highs and lows of this films as well as break down our most anticipated films of 2019 and as always we end with our content of the week.