The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, welcome Girl Geek HQ's Erika Ashley for a detailed review of this week's new release, The Legend of Tarzan (2016). From the historical backdrop to the score - and reactions to the performances of Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie, Samuel L. Jackson and Christoph Waltz - there is much to discuss about this surprisingly detailed interpretation of a classic character.
Additional news items include the second issue of Marvel Comics' "Captain America: Steve Rogers (2016)," which reveals the truth behind "HydraCap," as well as the 2017 Hollywood Walk of Fame honorees and information about a charity screening of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) with author J.K. Rowling and film star Eddie Redmayne.
The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, engage in a healthy debate over Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Out of the Shadows (2016). What worked, what didn't, and how were the new character introductions for Bebop, Rocksteady, Baxter Stockman and Krang?
Other news items discussed include Wizard World Comic Con Sacramento, new film synopses for Doctor Strange (2016), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and Justice League (2017), as well as Bryan Cranston casting news from the new Power Rangers (2017) film.
The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, dive deep into the story, cinematography and emotional payoff of Disney and Pixar's Finding Dory (2016). With a host of new characters and locales, how does the latest installment rate in comparison to other Pixar films? And how does it stand up as a sequel to one of the studio's most highly regarded films, Finding Nemo (2003)?
Additional news items include fresh information about the co-directors considering Beverly Hills Cop 4 with Eddie Murphy and Jerry Bruckheimer, casting information on Ocean's Ocho (2017) featuring Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett, among others, and a new full-length trailer for Disney's Pete's Dragon (2016) remake.
The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, welcome VideoGame BANG! host Cory Vincent and Karla Von Guerra, host of KVonWar's Reviews on YouTube, as we dive deep into a full review of the new Warcraft (2016) film directed by Duncan Jones. Spoilers abound for the film, and we're grateful to have a pair of gamers on board to discuss some of the nuances and references in the film.
News items include a casting update for the new Blade Runner sequel, commentary on the latest international trailer for the all-female Ghostbusters (2016) and John Boyega's upcoming outing in Pacific Rim 2.
The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, welcome Aaron Carter from VideoGame BANG! for a lively discussion of X-Men Apocalypse (2016), the latest installment of Fox's mutant superhero franchise. What works, what doesn't, and how does it all feel for two longtime fans of the X-Men comics? The crew also discusses a few fan casting options for key characters introduced in this film.
Additional news items in this week's episode include confirmed casting of Dwayne Johnson, The Rock, for a cinematic Doc Savage, some very candid feedback on Batman v Superman (2016) from "Alfred" Jeremy Irons, and a stunning reveal of the title character's apparent allegiance in the new Marvel Comics series, Captain America: Steve Rogers #1.