The cast for Netflix’s live-action Cowboy Bebop series was revealed, Mark Hamill is the new Chucky for the Child’s Play movie, the Akira movie is finally moving forward, Better Call Saul Season 5 is delayed and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Topping Spider-Man: Homecoming, Thor: Ragnorak became the 7th highest opening MCU movie ever and set a new November record in China as well while A Bad Moms Christmas tried to counter-program and Jigsaw and Boo 2! both suffered in the first post-Halloween weekend.
Joe has his picks for the top 10 best and 5 worst movies of 2016.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about Spider-Man: Homecoming, Fate of the Furious, Man-Thing, Taken, terrible 2016 comedies, Bucky O’Hare, Total Recall and much more.
One of the best movies of the summer is out this week with Star Trek Beyond as well as the final episodes of Hell on Wheels, the comedy hit Bad Moms, the inexplicable Kevin Spacey starring Nine Lives and more.
Summer 2016 comes to a end with Don’t Breathe winning the final weekend of the season while both of the new releases failed to make any impact whatsoever.
Despite an almost 70% drop off from last week, Suicide Squad remained on top of the box office while Sausage Party had a stronger than expected opening.
Suicide Squad broke the record previously set by Guardians of the Galaxy for an August release but it may not have the same legs, as it suffered a pretty massive drop off in ticket sales from Friday to Saturday.
Matt Damon’s return to the Bourne franchise gave it it’s second highest opening of all time while Star Trek Beyond took a pretty big stumble and Bad Moms did OK compared to the other R rated comedies this year.
Everything out this weekend seems to be splitting critics right down the middle as Nerve, Jason Bourne and Bad Moms are all hovering around 50-60% on Rotten Tomatoes.