Midway’s highly successful reboot of Spy Hunter back in 2001 was no stranger to that era’s obsession with nu-metal, recruiting Saliva to perform a new version of the Peter Gunn theme along with including the band’s video for “Your Disease” on the game’s disc as a bonus feature.
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.
Roland Emmerich seems to be bringing his bombastic style to the Battle of Midway in a similar looking way to how Michael Bay recreated Pearl Harbor with his World War II movie Midway, arriving in November this year.
After the video game inspired (and hilarious and fun) Jumanji: Welcome the Jungle, the first Rock movie of 2018 is an adaptation of the 1986 arcade classic Rampage as three creatures, including The Rock’s gorilla buddy George, are infected by a genetic editing pathogen and converge on Chicago, destroying everything in their path.
The Rock’s first new movie of 2018 is an adaptation of the Midway arcade classic Rampage, where giant mutated monsters cause havoc across the world.
Lots of stuff out this week including a pair of box sets featuring the best of Eastwood and Hitchcock, the latest Die Hard movie and our Pick of the Week, Breaking Bad Season 5.