When Bad Comic Book Movies Go Fantastically Wrong – Episode 4

When Bad Comic Book Movies Go Fantastically Wrong – Episode 4
The Infamous Podcast

 
 
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When Bad Comic Book Movies Go Fantastically Wrong

Quick Hits

  • Weekend Box Office… Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation Wins! Support good movies
  • Westworld on HBO by creator Jonathan Nolan (Momento, The Dark Knight)
    • A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin. The one-hour drama features actors Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Ben Barnes, Jimmi Simpson, Clifton Collins, Jr., Simon Quarterman and Angela Sarafyan.

Main Topic

  • Fantastic Four Movie Review… 8% Rotten Tomatoes… $26.2 Million 3 Day Opening
  • Critics Consensus: Dull and downbeat, this Fantastic Four proves a woefully misguided attempt to translate a classic comic series without the humor, joy, or colorful thrills that made it great.
    • 4 Take Aways
    • Kate Mara’s awful wig
    • Drunk Driving the Teleporter
      • Characters didn’t seem interested in the roles
      • Chronicle 1.5
    • Missing the heart of the film… (Ben Grimm)
    • Missing the conscience of the film… (Sue Storm)
    • Miles Teller was not cerebral
    • Johnny Storm was too angry and not so much the prankster or trickster
    • Franklin Storm was disingenuous
    • Comic Book movie missing the element of discovery… they didn’t freak the fuck out… they just knew how to use their powers
  • Josh Trank was really just the wrong director without the true voice of what kind of style he needs
  • Vs. the 2005 movie
Top 5 #Certified Infamous… Movies So Far in 2015
  • Mad Max Fury Road — 98% Rotten Tomatoes
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron — 74% Rotten Tomatoes 
  • Ant Man — 79% Rotten Tomatoes
  • It Follows — 96% Rotten Tomatoes
  • Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation — 92% Rotten Tomatoes
    • Honorable Mention: Jurassic World 79%, Ex Machina 92%

What The Flick?

  • Movies we are excited for for the rest of 2015
      • James Bond: Specter

      • The Hateful Eight

      • Hunger Games: Mocking Jay: Part 2

      • Star Wars VII

      • The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

      • The Martian

      • Creed

      • Straight Outta Compton

      • Snowden

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The music in this episodes is Pomade by Silent Partner. The Infamous Podcast is Brain Williams and Brian Tudor, and is produced and edited by Brian Tudor.

 

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