The director of Skyfall and Spectre is taking us back over 100 years to World War I in the war movie 1917, which follows two young British soldiers who have to cross enemy lines to deliver a message of vital importance.
It’s a double dose of DC this week on DVD and Blu-Ray with both Shazam! and Titans available along with a new Scott Adkins action fest, Abduction, the latest season of Criminal Minds and more.
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.
Following on the heels of the wonderfully goofy insanity of Aquaman, Shazam is another fun and funny entry into the DC universe as teenager Billy Batson gains fantastic powers from an ancient wizard and must learn to control them and what it means to be a true hero.
April 2019 kicks off with the latest from DC, a Stephen King remake and a true story from 1970s South Carolina.
14-year-old Billy Batson is chosen by the powerful Wizard to inherit incredible powers and becomes the superhero Shazam but he’ll have to figure out how to use his powers and become a hero fast when the evil Dr. Sivana threatens to destroy the world.
Young Billy Batson is chosen by an ancient wizard to be the next in line to wield his incredible power, which turns Billy into an adult version of himself with incredible powers on par with someone like Superman in next year’s Shazam.
Test pilot Hal Jordan is chosen as the bearer of one of the powerful Green Lantern power rings and must use his new powers to defend the Earth against insane scientist Hector Hammond and the physical form of fear, Parallax.
The full voice casts for The Lion King and the new TMNT cartoon were revealed, Amazon rebooting Lord of the Rings, a new DC show is coming to The CW, Tower of Terror getting a Christmas makeover and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about Stranger Things 2 (and try to figure out what’s Billy’s deal), the terrible retconning of Jigsaw, the new Assassin’s Creed and South Park games, what makes a good Spider-Man game, the inability of anyone to reboot The Twilight Zone and much more.