Podcast hosts Sharon, Timothy and Joel each rank their 5 favorite movies from 2017.
After a record-smashing opening last weekend, Disney and Marvel's Black Panther enters its second weekend looking to become only the fourth film to ever top $100 million in its sophomore frame. Meanwhile, a trio of new wide releases hope they don't get completely overshadowed as WB and New Line release the R-rated comedy Game Night, Paramount debuts the sci-fi thriller Annihilation and Orion debuts their first theatrical release since relaunching with the modestly budgeted Every Day.
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:
Dream Olympic Sport of the Day:
More people would watch curling at the Winter Olympics if it involved everyone's everyone Star Wars droid (via io9):
Fan Build of the Day:
Speaking of Star Wars-inspired things, check out how to make an AT-ST high chair for your baby in this Never Not Making video (via Geekologie):
Reworked Trailer of the Day:
Seeing Solo: A Star Wars Story as being like the Star Trek reboot, War Starts at Midnight added The Beastie Boys' "Sabotage" to the trailer to make it even better (via Geek Tyrant):
Oscars History of the Day:
Burger Fiction highlights every Academy Award winner...Read More
Jurassic World 3: Universal Pictures has set June 11, 2021, as the release date for the third installment in the Jurassic World series. Emily Carmichael (Pacific Rim: Uprising) and Colin Trevorrow have been hired to write the script. Trevorrow and his usual writing partner Derek Connelly worked together on the first two films in the new series and came up with the story for the third, though no details have been revealed yet. In the meantime, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom will open on June 22. [Variety]
Born a Crime: Lupita Nyong'o (Black Panther, above) will star in Born a Crime, an adaptation of a memoir by Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show. Noah was born in South Africa, the son of a white father and a black mother, which was a crime at...Read More
In this episode co-hosts Sharon Rwakatungu and Joel Tugaineyo discuss films from the 2nd Annual NgalabiShort Film Festival. Like the festival hit Loukman Ali's "The Bad Mexican", Blitz the Ambassadors "Diasporadical Trologia", Oscar Nominee "Watu Wote" and a lot more.
Films dicussed available on youtube;
Diasporadical Trilogia; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfWLg8mM0P8
The Bad Mexican; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mO-19-pHgnE&t=2s