On the May 17, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista. To talk about the latest news, including the Dark Universe, a movie ticket subscription service for couples, a new Clue movie, Lando and Obi-wan movies, and Captain Marvel. And at the Water Cooler we talk about Evil Genius, Marvelous Ms. Maisel and CCFF.
At The Water Cooler:
- Peter binge watched Evil Genius on Netflix
- Brad went to the CCFF for some movies, started watching Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
In The Mail Bag:
- Shaneez writes in that we should “definitely give Expanse another try. It’s a great show that is seriously underrated. Because not only is it great sci-fi but the political undertones and how it relates to the American political system is great. The Martians (humans settled in Mars) represent the right of center political spectrum whereas the people of earth are what you could call the center left and the belters are the actual poor people being used by both sides for their political gain. I would go as far to say it’s the Game of Thrones of space without the excessive violence and nudity and things do happen in each episode unlike Game of Thrones. The Expanse has to be enjoyed for its broader political undertones along with the Sci fi and action. I hope you and your team give it a try. And I’m bummed they cancelled it.
In the News:
- Universal’s Dark Universe May Still Be Alive, Aliiiiiiiiive
- MoviePass Competitor Sinemia Unveils New Two-Ticket Subscription Plans for Couples & Friends
- New ‘Clue’ Movie Could Be R-Rated, For Some Reason
- Buckle Up, Baby: Lucasfilm Wants to Make a Lando Calrissian ‘Star Wars’ Spin-Off
- Possible Obi-Wan Kenobi Spin-Off Movie Details Arrive and There’s Something Odd About Them
- ‘Captain Marvel’ Won’t Be Your Typical Superhero Origin Story
Other articles mentioned:
- Evil genius review
All the other stuff you need to know:
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