The resurgent third season of True Detective is out this week on DVD and Blu-ray along with the tepid summer blockbuster Men in Black International, Ma, Booksmart, the sixth season of The Goldbergs and more.
After two songs from Will Smith, Men in Black 3 turned the reigns over to Mr. Worldwide himself, Pitbull, for the song “Back in Time”, which was less a MIB song and more a typical Pitbull song with some random MIB references thrown in.
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.