Indy PopCon 2016 has come and gone and we were there, once again, all three days! This year was a lot of fun and once again we met a ton of really cool people and got to meet up with our old Con friends as well.
This is the first of two PopCon episodes. In this episode, we interviewed Geary Culver on the convention’s podcaster stage about the art of riffing movies and the history and bright future of Cinemacide.com. We also have a brief potpourri section recorded at the booth on Day 3 and pay tribute to Anton Yelchin. Continue reading →
This week Matt and Tiny discuss some of their favorite movies and TV shows set in or around a workplace environment. For Potpourri, Matt shares his brief reviews of The Nice Guys and Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, while Tiny talks about HBO Films’ 2001 WWII drama Conspiracy. Continue reading →
This week Matt and Tiny review the latest entry in the long running X-Men franchise, X-Men: Apocalypse. They also discuss some news about a remake of Logan’s Run, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’s reshoots, and a couple directors quitting their respective franchises. For Potpourri, Tiny reviews last year’s flop Fantastic Four, while Matt shares his thoughts on the first two episodes of Veep. Continue reading →
It felt really good to be back in a movie theater. This movie was nothing special, however. Lord of the Flies in space that's only kind of good when it leans into its Lord of the Flies source material (or rip off, whatever).Solid visual effects but pretty bland story.
The visual effects and destruction/battle sequences were really fantastic and looked incredible. Suffers from too many under developed human subplots and eye rolling logic I couldn't quite suspend my disbelief for. Still quite a bit of fun.Podcast review on The Obsessive Viewer will come out probably tomorrow.
Rewatched to record a commentary track for my Patreon.I was pretty forgiving of this movie the first time I saw it. While I still respect some of the visuals and jumps into surreal visions, as an overall movie, it just didn't really hold up that well.I love the concept (and dig the novella as well), but the movie takes this confused "lost in supern […]