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[Episode] Who Won The Winter?
Between Aquaman, Bumblebee and Spider-Verse, We Ask Who Won The Winter? PLUS: Did someone secretly release the next great Star Wars episode?
We give you the skinny on VADER: SHARDS OF THE PAST, the fan-film that’s got the galaxy talking. What does it mean for Disney #StarWars + why is no one talking about it?
Michael and Hassan begin tonight’s show sharing their new year’s resolutions. They discuss how Star Wars: The Last Jedi divided the fans on the 1 year anniversary of its release. They question whether The Last Jedi has any rewatch value. Hassan breaks down the flaws with Force Awakens and how they set up The Last Jedi for failure.
Hassan and Michael bring up the popular fan film Vader: Shards of The Past and discuss whether it could bridge the gap between Episode III and Rogue I. Could a fan film influence the Star Wars franchise and the upcoming Episode IX? Will there be a stand alone Darth Vader film? They then debate how The Last Jedi compares with the Star Wars prequels.
Michael and Hassan decide who won the winter box office, comparing the success of Aquaman, Bumblebee, and Into The Spiderverse. They consider the quality of each film’s plot and whether feel good movies do better at the box office these days. Does Into The Spiderverse being animated hurt its popularity? Are women driving Aquaman’s popularity? The guys explain which film they liked most, which film won the winter, and which movie has the best rewatch value.
Spinning The Racks: the guys weigh in on the success of Netflix’s Birdbox. Can Netflix provide legitimate figures on how a film or series performed? How should traditional movie studios approach directors who have success with unsubstantiated numbers on Netflix? They also debate the pros and cons of social media in gauging the success of a project.