The Predator arrives in theaters this weekend alongside a Paul Feig directed thriller, the sequel to Unbroken and a “based on a true story” drug/crime story starring Matthew McConaughey.
To get into the retro gaming mindset of AVGC this coming weekend, we watched the first episode of The Super Mario Bros. Super Show from 1989 with Captain Lou Albano as Mario and Danny Wells as Luigi in both live action and animated forms.
The Coen Brothers are back in the Western genre to spin six tales of outlaws, drifters, prospectors and more in the anthology movie The Ballad of Buster Scurggs, hitting Netflix in November.
Desperate for work, former Marine Eddie Deacon takes a job as a security guard at a mall but his former skills are put to the test when a girl in witness protection takes shelter at the shopping center and dangerous mercenaries arrive to get her back by any means necessary.
John Carpenter’s classic Stephen King adaptation Christine is out in 4K this week along with Ocean’s 8, a new culinary Scooby-Doo adventure, more TV like Chicago PD and Scorpion and more.
The Nun not only crushed every other entry in The Conjuring franchise as far as opening weekends, it also had the second highest September and R rated horror opening of all time, behind IT Chapter One.
Despite an appearance by Anthony Kiedis in 1991’s Point Break, the Red Hot Chili Peppers did not appear on the movie’s soundtrack but 80’s hair metal band Ratt did with the movie’s end credits song, “Nobody Rides for Free”.
Henry Cavill is Geralt of Rivia for Netflix, Rian Johnson and Shane Black have new movies on the way, Designated Survivor is officially saved from cancellation, Beetlejuice is coming to Broadway and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe pay tribute to Burt Reynolds, dissect the new Halloween trailer and discuss the awful sounding sixth Die Hard movie, the upcoming Doom Patrol and Swamp Thing shows, The Witcher, Terrifier, The Purge TV show, Mortal Kombat and more.
September kicks off with Jennifer Garner back in action in a revenge thriller, the latest chapter in The Conjuring Universe and a faith-based drama, all of which are Rotten according to the critics.