The 90th Academy Awards are this weekend but the only awards that actually matter are our Kick Ass Awards, celebrating the best and worst of the previous year, including the Ass Kicker of the Year and the Kick Ass Movie of 2017.
Chris presents his top 10 favorite movies of 2017
Take home the family with the 8th Fast and Furious movie, The Fate of the Furious, along with the new Smurfs, The Lost City of Z, SyFy’s The Magicians and more this week on DVD and Blu-Ray.
Wonder Woman destroyed the competition over the weekend with the highest ever opening for a female directed film and the 16th best opening of all time for comic book adaptations.
Alien: Covenant managed to just barely beat Guardians Vol. 2 at the box office but it’s opening was way down from Prometheus’ opening back in 2012.
Guardians Vol. 2 remained at the top of the box office for another weekend while King Arthur suffered a massive disaster of an opening which could potentially lose WB over $150 million.
The Fate of the Furious stayed on the top of the box office charts and crossed over $1 billion worldwide while limited Indian release Baahubali 2 had the biggest ever Indian film opening in the US of all time and defeated the much higher profile and star studded The Circle.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe pitch the next Peter Berg/Mark Wahlberg movie, recap the big news out of Star Wars Celebration, the insanity of Fate of the Furious, the return of MST3K, Carmen Sandiego, Cloak & Dagger and much more.
Everyone expected Fate of the Furious to be huge but it blew away all expectations with the highest global opening of all time, defeating Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The seemingly impossible happens when Dom (Vin Diesel) betrays the family and works with cyberterrorist Cipher (Charlize Theron) in the 8th entry in the Fast and Furious franchise, The Fate of the Furious.