This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris survive the horror of the new Cats movie and discuss the return of Maverick, the raunchy 80s video game movie Joysticks, the Christopher Lambert/Mario Van Peebles “classic” Gunmen, the extended Kevin Smith universe and more.
34 years after we last saw him, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell is back in the pilot’s seat for the long-awaited sequel to Top Gun, Top Gun: Maverick, arriving next June.
Zach gives his picks for the Top 10 Best Movies of 2018, a year dominated again by superheroes but also great sequels to long-running franchises and even a few original ideas.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk Iron Fist Season 2, grown-up Dora the Explorer, Tom Cruise as Hal Jordan, the various evil Bourne organizations, Infinity War, Happy Death Day, The Meg, MASK and more.
The sixth entry in the Mission: Impossible franchise is the first direct sequel of the series, picking up on the events of Rogue Nation as Ethan Hunt and the IMF team try and recover a trio of stolen plutonium orbs that will be used in a series of devastating attacks if not gotten back in time.
Mission Impossible: Fallout had the biggest opening of the MI franchise and the second biggest opening for star Tom Cruise while Teen Titans Go! underperformed in their big screen debut.
July 2018 closes out with possibly the best Mission: Impossible movie ever and an extremely well recieved jump of the Teen Titans Go! team to the big screen.
US Army Sergeant and roguish treasure hunting thief Nick Morton accidentally uncovers the tomb/prison of the evil Princess Ahmanet and has to team up with archaeologist Jenny Halsey to stop her from regaining her power and destroying the world.
Another track from the insane MI2 soundtrack album, Metallica contributed “I Disappear”, which has a music video where the band interprets famous scenes from movies like North by Northwest and Die Hard while also playing on same cliff that Tom Cruise climbs in the beginning of the movie.
The Rock, Tom Cruise and Denzel Washington are all here this month with big action blockbusters, there’s horror from The Purge and Unfriended, a light MCU adventure from Ant-Man and The Wasp and more.