A half-Japanese, half-English outcast, Kai was adopted by the benevolent Lord Asano and joins 46 other ronin on a mission of vengeance when an evil lord usurps the throne and casts them out.
Two of the biggest movies of the summer are out on DVD and Blu-Ray this week with John Wick: Chapter 3 and Aladdin along with the latest from Jim Jarmusch, The Dead Don’t Die, TV like Supernatural and more.
Outside of Mark Mancina’s memorable and propulsive score for 1994’s Speed, the other music tie-ins are not well known at best and forgotten at worst, like a title track off the soundtrack album from none other than Billy Idol.
For this week’s podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe dive into the trailers for the new Charlie’s Angels and Roland Emmerich’s Midway, what if Steven Seagal was cast in Batman 89, the horribly depressing ending of Toy Story 4 (No Spoilers), the new Child’s Play, Keanu’s first starring role and much more.
To celebrate the “Summer of Keanu”, Zach and Chris watched Keanu’s first-ever starring role in the 1986 TV movie, The Brotherhood of Justice, which also co-stars Billy Zane and Kiefer Sutherland, where Keanu leads his high school friends in a vigilante gang to combat the drugs and other crime affecting their school.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk about the upcoming new season of The Terror, the boring disaster of Men in Black International, the deep themes of Toy Story, the latest trio of Black Mirror episodes, the possible future of Spider-Man and Venom and more.
Both of this weekend’s toy-related movies are fresh according to the critics while the latest from Luc Besson seems poised to crash and burn.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk about some of the big news out of E3, including the first look at Square Enix’s Avengers game, the new horror take on the Banana Splits, Doctor Sleep, the awfulness of Dark Phoenix, the unexpected tone of Cold Pursuit, more Batmanless prequels with Pennyworth and more.
The biggest dog at the conference since Sony declined to attend E3 this year, Microsoft took the opportunity to reveal details about their next console along with new trailers for games like Halo: Infinite, Gears 5, Battletoads, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Cyberpunk 2077 (with Keanu!!?!) and more.
The John Wick series continues to put basically all other action movies to shame as the third chapter continues to ramp up the absurdly great action set-pieces and expands the world of The High Table/The Continental as John goes on the run with no resources and a $14 million bounty on his head.