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Podcast #213 - The Angry White Dude    Right-click to download the latest podcast

Airdate: 9 Sep 2017

- Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 35th anniversary theatrical showing
- The Hitman's Bodyguard leads a very poor Labor Day weekend
- Colin Trevarrow is no longer directing Star Wars Episode IX
- Warner is planning a female-led Lord of the Flies...
- ...which completely misses the point of Lord of the Flies
- Spider-Man: Homecoming writers will do the sequel as well
- Paul Bettany joins the Han Solo movie during reshoots
- Yet another Robin Hood movie is due in 2018
- Trailer: Killing Gunther
- Trailer (red band): Super Troopers 2
- Wonder Woman crosses $800M globally
- James Cameron disses Wonder Woman but the Internet will have none of that
- Sheena is getting a reboot
- Dolph Lundgren really is returning to the ring in Creed 2
- WB and DC are working on another Joker origin story...
- ...while simultaneously talking about a Joker ∧ Harley Quinn love story
- Matt Reeves, director of The Batman, says that it's not part of the DCEU...
- ...and then quickly backtracks.
- An amazing amount of Hollywood props is up for auction
- VidAngel streaming service is handed another loss
- Some in Hollywood are looking to launch a $30 movie rental service
- Disney will remove all properties from Netflix to launch their own streaming service
- Hulu adds Live TV to Xbox 360
- LEGO will release an $800, 7,541-piece Millennium Falcon
- Local police stations fear the red balloons in clever, unofficial IT promotions


Podcast #212 - Cheez Whiz Or Bust    Right-click to download the latest podcast

Airdate: 30 Jul 2017

- Girls Trip crossed $100M domestically
- NY Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library users get Criterion Collection access
- Spice World is getting a 20th anniversary release in the UK
- Despicable Me is the top-grossing animated sfranchise
- Bumblebee spinoff will be in theaters in December 2018
- Spider-Man spinoff Silver and Black will arrive in Feb. 2109
- Obi-Wan Kenobi spin-off film is in the works
- Fox working on a License To Drive remake
- Daniel Craig confirms that he's returning as Bond on last time
- MoviePass drops their monthly price and AMC has a fit about it
- Terminator 2 is returning in 3D at AMC
- Creed sequel will apparently involve Drago
- Lawsuit regarding James Bond box set is allowed to continue
- Get Out is the most profitable movie of the year (so far)
- A new Transformers animated movie is in development - with an important catch
- Shazam! director promises that it will be light-hearted
- Super Troopers 2 has finished post-production
- Star Wars IX gets a new writer
- John Boyega says that Carrie Fisher gets an "amazing" send-off
- Wonder Woman streaming and physical release dates revealed
- Study finds that expletive-filled movies turn people off
- No, 3D is not done but it's golden age might be
- Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and will launch its own service
- Thor: Ragnarock running time currently at 110 minutes
- "He's a friend from work" came from a very special source
- Music Video: Guardians' Inferno


Podcast #211 - SDCC and D23 Wrap-Up    Right-click to download the latest podcast

Airdate: 30 Jul 2017

- Guardians of the Galaxy Ultra HD & BD specs revealed
- E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 35th Anniversary Limited Edition announced
- Google Play movies are now available in HDR
- Christopher Nolan is working on 4K remasters of the Dark Knight trilogy
- Dunkirk gets the widest 70mm release in 25 years
- Lawrence of Arabia is getting a 70mm remaster
- The largest IMAX cinema opens in South Korea
- Valerian loses over $130M but it's not as bad as it might seem
- Comic-Con: Thor: Ragnarok story details
- Comic-Con: Infinity War footage information
- Comic-Con: Black Panther footage information
- Comic-Con: Captain Marvel will be in the 1990s and Nick Fury will have both eyes
- Comic-Con: Michelle Pfeiffer and Lawrence Fishburne get roles in Ant-Man and the Wasp
- Comic-Con: Warner confirms new movies including Flashpoint and Wonder Woman II
- Comic-Con: Ben Affleck flatly denies that he is being replaced as Batman
- Comic-Con: Blade Runner 2049 footage
- Comic-Con: Pacific Rim 2 teaser
- Comic-Con: Justice League sneak peek
- Comic-Con: The LEGO NINJAGO Movie
- Comic-Con: Ready Player One
- D23: A Wrinkle In Time
- D23: Dumbo cast confirmed
- D23: Incredibles 2 and Toy Story 4 details
- D23: The Disney princesses unite in Ralph Breaks the Internet
- D23: Whoopi Goldberg wants Disney to release Song of the South
- Wrath of Khan to be shown theatrically in September
- Close Encounters will (likely) be getting a re-release
- Mark Ruffalo says that Universal won't let a standalone Hulk movie happen
- Behind the Scenes: The Last Jedi
- Jon Watts is in talks to help Spider-Man Homecoming sequel
- Lionsgate is looking to make a John Wick universe with Ballerina
- Warner is remaking Body Snatchers again
- Cosplayer brings Ludo to life


Podcast #210 - A Yo-Yo Week    Right-click to download the latest podcast

Airdate: 5 Jul 2017

- Wonder Woman breaks the $700M mark
- Wonder Woman has become the highest-grossing movie of the DCEU domestically
- Interactive moviemaking technology will be unveiled
- Samsung's "The Frame" TV is now available
- Rather than make content available globally, studios decide to form (yet another) anti-piracy group
- The Mummy will lose almost $100M
- Jurassic World sequel will be called Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
- Why the Han Solo directors were fired
- Ron Howard steps in for Han Solo movie
- Trailer: Terminator 2: 3D
- Eighth Saw movie will be called Jigsaw
- Top Gun: Maverick set for 2019 with a new director
- Daniel Day-Lewis retires from acting
- No surprise: lots of drugs found in Carrie Fisher's system
- Cinematic Universes are not good for those who don't follow franchises
- The Dark Tower is actually a sequel
- Trailer: Annabelle: Creation
- That viral Toy Story origin tale is BS
- Infinity War will feature more than 30 characters in just one scene
- SFX: War for the Planet of the Apes
- The Book of Life is getting a sequel
- Deadpool 2 production has started
- Schumacher is still apologizing for Batman & Robin


Podcast #209 - The Stinky Studio    Right-click to download the latest podcast

Airdate: 17 June 2017

- Disney appears to be getting ready to release Ultra HD Blu-rays
- Sharp sues Hisense for deliberately making bad TVs
- Wonder Woman sets the record for lowest 1st-to-2nd weekend drop of all modern superhero movies
- Actually, Patty Jenkins has not signed up for the Wonder Woman sequel
- World's largest privately-owned Star Wars collection was robbed
- Original Luke Skywalker lightsaber is up for auction
- Los Angeles is getting an Alamo Drafthouse
- Trailer: Coco
- Teaser: Black Panther
- Sony announces a "Clean Version" initiative for provide TV/airline edits...
- ...until several directors show opposition to the initiative...
- ...and Sony relents for directors who don't want to participate
- Cannonball Run is getting a "relaunch"(???)
- Simon Kinberg will direct Dark Phoenix
- Death Wish remake gets a November launch date
- VFX breakdowns for Logan
- Production wraps up on new Tomb Raider
- Danny Elfman brought in to score Justice League
- Starship Troopers animated sequel will be shown in theaters for one day only
- Trailer: Goodbye Christopher Ryan
- Trailer: Reset
- Trailer: Flatliners
- Trailer: Warner Bros. approved fan-film Voldemort: Origins of the Heir
- Top Gun: Maverick plot (man vs. drones) with no release date yet
- Terry Gilliam wraps up shooting on Don Quixote after 17 years


Podcast #208 - Critics and Covfefe    Right-click to download the latest podcast

Airdate: 3 June 2017

- Subtitles pose a security risk (yes, seriously)
- What movie critics are supposed to look for
- Why critics shouldn't be blamed when blockbusters fail (and I kind of agree -- kind of)
- Don't look for deleted scenes on the Wonder Woman DVD/Blu-ray
- Alamo Drafthouse will have had a women-only Wonder Woman screening...
- ...and for whatever reason some men felt ridiculously outraged
- Star Wars: The Last Jedi - The Definitive Preview
- 71 behind-the-scenes photos for Star Wars 40th anniversary
- Another plea to Disney and Lucasfilm to officially release the original trilogy
- The X-Men franchise takes a turn towards horror
- Top Gun sequel will be called Top Gun: Maverick
- The John Wick and John Wick 2 team return for John Wick 3
- Schwarzenegger says that he will be back for next Terminator movie
- Resident Evil is getting rebooted already
- The Boss Baby 2 coming in 2021
- The Internet is wrong (shock!) about Transformers: Last Knight being 3-hours long
- The Jetsons is getting a movie
- Angry Birds 2 coming on 2019
- Roland Emmerich will tackle Midway
- Universal's next monster movie will be Bride of Frankenstein
- Charlie's Angels coming in 2019
- Trailer: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (final)
- Trailer: Logan Lucky
- Teaser: Murder on the Orient Express
- Guy who sued his date gets his money back (but still presents himself as an idiot)


Podcast #207 - Weird Klingons Are Weird    Right-click to download the latest podcast

Airdate: 21 May 2017

- The reason why big-screen (65+") TVs cost as much as they do
- AACS 2.0 might not have been cracked after all
- Netflix will not be available for unlocked Android phones, let alone rooted phones
- The Death of VHS - And What We Lost
- Kodak is opening more film processing centers to handle newly-found demand
- No, MP3 is not dead. It's free.
- King Arthur could lose $150M
- Even the critics think that Wonder Woman is a great movie! (What??)
- 65 on-set and behind-the scenes Wonder Woman photos
- Tom Hardy will be Venom
- Star Trek: Discovery has a new trailer and I'm not impressed
- Netflix is making a Dark Crystal prequel mini-series
- Trailer: Transformers: The Last Night
- Behind-the-scenes: The Mummy, Tom Cruise stunts
- Hellboy is coming back without Del Toro or Perlman
- Don't expect Wolverine to be re-cast any time soon
- Trailer: War for the Planet of the Apes (final)
- Hackers threaten to release newest Pirates of the Caribbean
- Wonder Woman sequel is already in development
- Trailer: The Emoji Movie
- An hour of Terminator 2 is recreated in GTA V
- Fan made 8-bit 16-bit Last Jedi trailer gets Rian Johnson's approval
- Austin man sues date for texting during movie (no, this isn't an Onion article)

Also mentioned:
- TGP Extra 1.1 - Mark and I talk about Eurovision 2017
- TGP Nominal 3.12


Podcast #206 - Her Loyalty Is Not To The Fans    Right-click to download the latest podcast

Airdate: 7 May 2017

- RCA will start to offer Roku TVs
- Samsung and Amazon offer open standard HDR10+
- NVIDIA Shield TV can now stream UHD content from Google Play
- Hulu joins the cord-cutting TV crowd for $40/month with a catch
- AACS 2.0 might have been cracked
- The Promise will lose $80M to serve a higher purpose
- Power Rangers adds to the list of 2017 flops
- Fate of the Furious earns over $1B globally
- Logan Noir gets a one-day screening at Alamo Drafthouse
- Logan Blu-ray release will have three different exclusives in the US
- Trailer: The Dark Tower
- Absolutely Anything, Robin William's last film, will have a limited release this month
- James Gunn agrees with me that "spoilers" don't really spoil anything
- Trailer: Dunkirk
- Disney announces a bunch of release dates...
- ...and so does Fox
- Kathleen Kennedy shows an idiotic loyalty to George Lucas
- The actual Avengers 4 title is apparently a spoiler
- Jeff Goldblum joins Jurassic World sequel
- Trailer: Kingsman: The Golden Circle
- Avatar sequels will start arriving in 2020
- Trailer: Blade Runner 2049
- Clint Eastwood's next film is The 15:17 to Paris
- Final Trailer: Wonder Woman
- Patty Jenkins already has plans for a Wonder Woman sequel
- Downey, Jr's Doctor Dolittle moved to avoid a Star Wars catastrophe
- Alien: Covenant In Utero VR experience is released
- Jason Momoa talks about setting the tone for Aquaman
- Edge of Tomorrow 2 will be Live Die Repeat and Repeat
- James Gunn really thinks you should see Guardians of the Galaxy 2 in IMAX
- Ant-Man and the Wasp gets an open casting call in Atlanta
- Trailer: Cars 3
- Fan-Made Trailer: Back to the Future 4


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