Toy Story 4 opened with the highest opening ever for the series but did not meet Disney’s absurdly inflated expectations while the new Child’s Play also did not meet its modest expectations and Luc Besson’s latest didn’t even open in the top 10.
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.
Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth take over the MiB franchise as Agents M and H, who have to suss out a mole in MiB’s London branch while also having to protect what could be possibly the most dangerous weapon in the galaxy.
Men in Black: International was at the top of the box office but it was another weekend of new entries in established franchise vastly underperforming compared to their predecessors while Dark Phoenix continues to fall off a cliff and dropped almost 75% from last weekend.
It seems like both the Men in Black and Shaft franchises should have stayed dormant, as both of this weekend’s new entries have been panned by critics.
Debuting on KidsWB in 1997, Men in Black: The Series took the Men in Black series on a slightly different timeline where Agent K never retired and he and Agent J continue to protect Earth from the worst scum of the universe.
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 Men in Black are back with Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth taking over as the new main agents who are tasked with investigating a new alien threat called The Hive out of the MIB’s London branch.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about the new Hellboy and Men in Black movies, some first look photos of Aladdin and John Wick 3, the mechanics of The Santa Clause universe, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, the brutal western horror of Bone Tomahawk, the hilarious insanity of Wish Upon and much more.
Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson take over the alien hunting duties of the Men in Black franchise as the series heads overseas to London for next summer’s Men in Black: International.