What’s old is new again for June as Men in Black, Child’s Play and Shaft all return in new forms along with Toy Story 4, the final chapter of the X-Men as we know them in Dark Phoenix and more.
The collected stories of Alvin Schwartz and the horrifically great art by Stephen Gammell come to life in August with Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark from director André Øvredal and producer Guillermo Del Toro.
Godzilla took over the box office but it was a much lower opening than expected and nowhere near its 2014 predecessor while Rocketman and Ma had solid debuts and Endgame is a hair’s breadth away from taking the All-Time record from Avatar.
Will Smith’s wonderfully ridiculous title rap gets most of the attention from the Wild Wild West soundtrack but it also featured “Bailamos” from Enrique Iglesias, which became a massive hit as part of the early 2000s Latin Pop explosion and also got a movie tie-in music video.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris talk about the first trailer for Rambo: Last Blood, a possible Cobra TV show, the reboot of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, the Ghostbusters game remastered, the premiere of Archer 1999, American Gods and more.
May closes out with movies starring Godzilla, Octavia Spencer, and Taron Egerton as Elton John.
After over 35 years, Netflix is bringing viewers back to the world of Thra for a prequel series to Jim Henson’s cult classic dark fantasy, The Dark Crystal, as three young Gelflings discover the secret of the vile Skeksis’ power and try to form a rebellion to stop them.
Rambo sets out on one last mission of vengeance in Rambo: Last Blood when he has to rescue the daughter of a friend from the Mexican cartel.
Zach and Chris time travel back to 1991 and beyond for Godzilla vs King Ghidorah, as Godzilla battles his greatest nemesis after evil time travelers are able to create Ghidorah by traveling back to World War II.
In between the first and second series of Godzilla films from Toho, Hanna-Barbera acquired the rights to Godzilla and created an animated series that lasted for two season starting in 1978, where Godzilla (and his nephew Godzooky) assisted a research team in battling various threats around the globe.