The episode in which we used a hashtag in the title so we never have to talk about this again, China continues to take hold in Hollywood, Netflix crosses 75 million subscribers, HBO goes 100% streaming in Spain, Amazon and A24 buy up Sundance, Rob Cohen is making a natural disaster/heist flick, Greta Gerwig is trying the director’s chair, Labyrinth is getting a reboot, Tarantino universe tidbits, Star Wars Episode VIII moves to Christmas, Kevin Smith made a pot dispensary pilot, Judd Apatow gets another TV show, and I accidentally placed a cool Netflix sci-fi movie announcement at the end.
This week we have new bookends on our program and also review Trumbo (1:14), Sleeping With Other People (7:37), Pillow Talk (16:58), DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (29:40), Amy Schumer Live at The Apollo (31:30), Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (32:38), Kanye West’s new G.O.O.D Fridays (34:51), KCRW’s The Business podcast (35:16), and Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself (36:26).
The episode in which Ziggy Stardust and Hans Gruber are no longer with us, The Rams move back to LA, Ready Player One has an open casting call, Apple is rumored to be killing the headphone jack, China acquires Legendary, Netflix makes too many moves to type out, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Ryan Coogler helming Black Panther, Infinity War having 67 characters, DC making a WWI Wonder Woman movie, Disney’s shortlist for Young Han Solo, J-Law backlash, the Jumanji remake’s rushed production, Ava DuVernay moving to TV, 24 getting a reboot, and Hugh Hefner getting a docuseries.
The episode in which we announce the reviews section of Two Cents is becoming the new Dollar Reviews, Amazon is rumored to offer premium content through Instant Video, Yoga Hosers is playing Sundance, Gods of Egypt’s lack of diversity, J-Law wanting to be a director, and Netflix’s next theatrical releases. Plus, reviews for Cop Car, The Guest, The Night Before, Hot Tub Time Machine 2, The Good Dinosaur, Creed, Tom Sawyer, The Dirty Dozen, Tangerine, Bound, True Story, Turbo Kid, and Spike Lee’s Oldboy.
It took a while, but this little indie that could finally rolled out of Sundance and into our neck of the woods. Join us to find out if this is the next Juno or yet another unworthy buzzed about flick.
Father’s Day is about doing something special for dad, so we broke down the new releases in the shadow of the T-Rex, and gave our pick for the weekend. Sundance vs. Pixar. Find out which we put our money on!