Episode 391: The Suicide Squad (Advanced Screening Reaction), Jungle Cruise, The Green Knight, Stillwater, Zola, Joe Bell, The Last Mercenary, Myth & Mogul: John DeLorean, Tattoo Redo, FBOY Island
Welcome to Episode 391!!! In this episode the Leftovers are joined by Kevin Shanks from Nobody Asked You Kevin and Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast as well as Paul Hart from Apple to Oranges podcast.
Right out of the gate Brian talks about seeing The Suicide Squad. I give my rating and reaction after my advanced screening in St. Louis. Next week you’ll get the full review for the movie but this week I’ll give you enough to whet your appetite for this James Gunn film. I don’t bury the lead here and we get right to it. So if that’s what you came for then that’s what you’ll get.
We go over the contest winner for Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 as well as announce a new contest for A Quiet Place Part II. Listen for details on how you could win 1 of 5 blu-ray copies of the film.
In Good Pop Bad Pop for MOVIES we talk about our reactions to the new GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE trailer. We also talk about the new Jean-Claude Van Damme Netflix movie THE LAST MERCENARY where Van Damme plays a former secret service agent returns to France to help his son get out of trouble. Brian, Kevin and Paul talk about THE GREEN KNIGHT out now in theaters starring Dev Patel. King Arthur’s headstrong nephew embarks on a daring quest to confront the Green Knight, a mysterious giant who appears at Camelot. Risking his head, he sets off on an epic adventure to prove himself before his family and court. Paul and Brian discuss the new Mark Wahlberg movie JOE BELL out now in theaters. We all watched Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt in JUNGLE CRUISE. And Brian and Kevin discuss the new Matt Damon movie STILLWATER which received a five-minute standing ovation at this year’s Cannes.
In TV we talk about the new HBO Max reality dating competition show FBOY ISLAND. Netflix has a new John DeLorean docu-series MYTH & MOGUL: JOHN DELOREAN. And we talk about the new Netflix series TATTOO REDO where top artists transform tattoo disasters into stunning cover-ups, with designs chosen by clients’ loved ones.
In News we discuss some new details for Dan Trachtenberg’s new PREDATOR movie. Which in the episode we called “Skull”. Looking at the news now it might not be the title for the film after all. He posted on Instagram “Looking at this old picture of our slate from when we shot 10 Cloverfield Lane and thinking about how sometimes they report on a movie’s title, but it’s actually just the code name it is shooting under…”.
Netflix is doing a live-action POKEMON series. We also talk about the news of Taika Waititi doing a live-action FLASH GORDON.
In Marvel News is Vincent D’Onofrio’s Kingpin coming to HAWKEYE on Disney+? Also, did Steve Rogers create a Nexus Event during the events of Avengers: Endgame? The LOKI director Kate Herron gives her take. Does the ETERNALS hint at more Kang? And we talk about James Gunn’s GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL.3 and the upcoming Holiday Special. Also, in BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER news an outlet claims to know who the new Black Panther will be and who the villain for the sequel is.
In DC News it looks like Ben Affleck is back in the new Flash movie. And James Gunn wants to a Harley Quinn and Groot movie.
And in Star Wars News Disney makes an interesting hiring choice.