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Podcast #286 - It's Ir-ratio-nal
Airdate: 25 Oct 2021

- HBO Max adds additional European countries
- Comcast unveils branded Hisense UHD TVs
- Shang-Chi set for 30 Nov disc release
- Celebrate Irish folklore with the Irish Folklore Trilogy including Wolfwalkers
- Hard Day's Night, Middle Earth Ultimate Collection coming to UHD
- 3D isn't dead yet - Revenge of the Shogun Women coming to 3D Blu-ray w/ anaglyph red/cyan
- DVD is still the dominant format for most disc sales
- Shangi-Chi is the first movie since the start of the pandemic to cross $200M domestically
- Halloween Kills has best horror and R-rated opening during mandemic
- Sequels to Black Panther and Indiana Jones pushed back
- Doctor Strange 2, Thor: Love and Thunder open in summer 2022
- Rust production shut down, to launch internal review after death of cinematographer
- Rust first asst. director had behavior complaints filed previously
- Rust director Joel Souza is out of the hospital
- Yet another TV series (Seinfeld) has its aspect ratio screwed up, this time by Netflix
- Trailer: The Batman
- Teaser: The Flash
- Teaser First Look: Black Adam
- Teaser First Look: Shazam 2: Fury of the Gods
- Final Trailer: Ghostbusters: Afterlife
- Trailer: Uncharted
- Trailer: Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City
- Sable and other Raw Fury games to be adapted for film and TV
- Rumor: Sister Act 3
- Rumor: Hayden Chrstiansen to return as Vader/Anakin for Ahsoka series
- Christopher Nolan's next film is Oppenheimer
- Scarlett Johansson and Disney settle Black Widow lawsuit
- Russian crew beats Tom Cruise to film the first feature in space
- New cast for Rob Zombie remake of The Munsters looks amazing
- James Gunn and Charlie Kaufman tried to make a gruesome Gilligan's Island
- The Nightmare Before Christmas manga is coming to .... Cracker Barrel??


Podcast #285 - September Stuff
Airdate: 30 Sep 2021

- Amazon is building their own smart TVs
- LG's new home cinema goes up to 325-inch beast
- Samsung admits to being able to disable TVs remotely
- Vudu offers a number of 3D movies
- Hulu is raising prices by $1 per month (cue screams by people who pay $7 for a coffee every day)
- HBO Max is launching in Europe
- Middle-Earth Collector's Edition coming on Oct. 26
- Cult classic I Spit On Your Grave is getting a fully-remastered UHD BD release
- Black Widow is available on 3D Blu-ray if you're willing to pay the price
- Dune has a big debut and Shang-Chi keeps going
- Ghostbusters: Afterlife moves to Nov. 19
- Top Gun: Maverick pushed out to Memorial Day 2022
- Mad Max: Furiosa moves to Memorial Day 2024
- The Rocketeer remake is coming to Disney+
- Disney confirms Encanto, West Side Story, and others will get an exclusive theatrical window
- Clifford the Big Red Dog gets day-and-date theatrical and Paramount+ release
- Germany gets the biggest IMAX theater in the world
- Newest Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies goes to Netflix
- Super Mario Bros. animated movie gets long list of stars
- Fantastic Beasts 3 gets a title and April 2022 release date
- New Lost Boys movie is in the works
- Star Trek: Picard officially renewed (again??) for Season 3
- William Shatner's TekWar to become an adult animated series
- Trade groups tell FTC to deny Amazon/MGM merger
- Trailer: Matrix: Resurrections
- Lilly Wachowski explains why she didn't return for The Matrix: Resurrections
- Halloween Kills to be day-and-date theatrically and on Peacock
- Trailer: Steven Spielberg's West Side Story
- Laika's next stop-motion movie is Wildwood
- Another call to release the original Star Wars trilogy
- Marvel goes to court to stop copyright termination claims
- Rumor: Anthony Mackie to star as John Doe in Twisted Metal series
- Christopher Nolan's next movie goes to Universal
- Flight of the Navigator remake is in the works for Disney+

Also mentioned:
- The original Star Wars trilogy, remastered from 35mm film in 4K


Podcast #284 - Stormy Times
Airdate: 27 Aug 2021

- Netflix is getting into video games
- UHD-BD release: Universal Classics Monsters
- There is a Transformers: The Movie Ultra HD release for the US
- Who Framed Roger Rabbit? is coming to Ultra HD Blu-ray
- You can help to restore Robot Monster in its original 3D format
- Free Guy has a great $28.4M opening
- Jungle Cruise debuts to $110M at the box office and Disney+
- Clifford The Big Red Dog pulled due to Delta variant
- Venom sequel also delayed due to Delta variant
- Rumor: Venom sequel might be delayed to 2022
- Rumor: Hotel Transylvania 4 might go to Amazon
- Addams Family 2 moves to dual-release
- Warner says that "Theater is simply in our DNA
- WB and AMC in deal for 45-day theatrical exclusivity for 2022
- Matrix 4 officially called The Matrix Resurrections
- Sony (thankfully) renames its Spider-Man Universe name
- Teaser: Spider-Man: No Way Home
- Tom Hardy "would do anything" for a Venom and Spider-Man crossover
- Movie theaters will not oppose requiring proof of vaccination
- Clerks III is happening
- David Ayer says Suicide Squad "is not my movie"
- New Predator is female-led and will be called Skull
- Rumor: New TMNT movie gets writers
- Trailer: The Eternals
- Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over date-and-date release of Black Widow on Disney+
- Disney attempts to move Johansson lawsuit behind closed doors
- Labyrinth is back in theaters in September
- Idris Elba joins Sonic 2 as Knuckles
- My Hero Academia live-action movie gets its director
- Mission: Impossible sends a train over a cliff in Derbyshire, England
- Emma Stone returns for Cruella 2
- Anthony Mackie is Captain America for Captain America 4
- New Star Wars hotel STARTS at $6,000 per family
- One of Judy Garland's Wizard of Oz dresses is found after 40 years
- Film buff saves over 20,000 VHS tapes from the landfill

- My Twitch channel


Podcast #283 - Goodbye to the Biggest Goonie
Airdate: 22 July 2021

- If you use Audacity, do not upgrade past 3.0.2
- LG rollable OLED is a whopping $100,000
- Projectors are still a thing, and Viewsonic has released new ones
- The Atari VCS is actually pretty bad
- HBO Max rolls out to Latin America
- LG updates OLED TVs to support Dolby Vision 4K, 120 Hz gaming
- CEDIA Expo will be in person
- U.S. consumers are getting "streaming fatigue"
- The Snyder Cut of Justice League is coming to disc on 7 Sept
- 35th anniversary UHD-BD of Transformers: The Movie is coming exclusively to Zaavi
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- 3D Blu-ray still exists - Monster Hunter is coming to Germany
- First four original Star Trek movies are coming to Ultra-HD Blu-ray
- Star Trek: The Motion Picture Director's Edition is being remastered in 4K
- Amazon quietly adds a vinyl-of-the-month subscription
- Black Widow opens to pandemic record
- Black Panther: Wakanda Forever begins production
- Downton Abbey 2 pushed to spring 2022
- Rocky IV Director's Cut hits theaters in November
- First Aquaman 2 set photo teases its storyline
- Antonio Banderas is added to Indiana Jones 5
- Trailer: Clifford the Big Red Dog
- Obituary: Richard Donner
- Hugh Jackman hints at return as Wolverine
- Paddington 3 to start production in Q2 2022
- New Guys and Dolls adaptation gets Bill Condon as director
- Disney and Warner to skip San Diego Comic-Con@Home
- WandaVision director to helm mystery Star Trek movie
- How the DOnner cut of Superman II is the original Snyder Cut
- Temple of Doom fedora sells for $300K at auction
- Sealed Super Mario 64 sells for ridiculous $1.5M at auction

Also mentioned:
- PixelReboot on Twitch


Podcast #282 - Dog Days
Airdate: 27 Jun 2021

- Roku matches Walmart's $30 streaming stick price
- TCL Roku TVs coming to the UK
- Tivo streaming stick drops to $30, moves to Target
- Atari VCS is now on sale
- Labyrinth is coming to Ultra HD Blu-ray
- Godzilla vs Kong crosses $100M domestically
- Conjuring 3 and Cruella cross $100M globally
- F9 crosses $200M in China
- Tarantino's New Beverly Cinema opens up
- Pacific Theaters files for Chapter 7 (liquidation) bankruptcy
- New WB/Discovery merger to be called Warner Bros. Discovery
- Blacula reboot in the works
- Doctor Strange sequel to lean heavily into horror
- Hotel Transylvania: Transformania moves to autumn
- Next Transformers movie will tackle the Beast Wars
- Trailer: The Suicide Squad
- Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania begins production
- Indiana Jones 5 has begun filming
- Black Widow has an aspect ratio problem
- Rumor: Rogue Squadron gets a writer
- Trailer: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
- Dune, Many Saint of Newark, and others get date changes
- New Lord of the Rings anime is in the works and coming to theaters
- Netflix Masters of the Universe seems to have proportion issues
- Trailer: Halloween Kills
- Stephen King's Christine is getting a remake
- CinemaCon returns to Las Vegas
- Julia Davis and Elija Wood join Toxic Avenger reboot
- Kevin Bacon gets to be the villain in Toxic Avenger
- Obituary: Ned Beatty
- David F. Sandberg releases photo of Shazam superheroes
- Trailer: Free Guy
- Rumor: Cruella sequel in the works
- Star Trek (TOS) Enterprise by Playmobil is a massive 42 inches (106 cm) long


Podcast #281 - Opening Up
Airdate: 30 May 2021

- NYC theaters open up with some odd restrictions
- California to reopen on June 15 with some specifics
- UK and French box offices opens with positive results
- Hollywood puts copyright over human lives by not reading thoroughly
- Sony looks to add movies to PlayStation Plus rotation
- As predicted, HBO Max offers cheaper $10-with-ads subscription
- Walmart is readying a really cheap 4K Android TV box
- CES returning to Las Vegas in January
- Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory is getting an Ultra HD release
- Physical disc and streaming sales save Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
- AT&T to merge WarnerMedia with Discovery Inc.
- Hollywood cheers the fact that AT&T is leaving
- MGM is sold to Amazon for $8.45B
- MGM purchase is expected to boost Amazon Prime
- Bond franchise will remain theatrical even after Amazon purchase of MGM
- Major theater chains remove need for masks if you are fully vaccinated
- Spider-Man spin-off Kraven the Hunter gets Aaron Taylor-Johnson as the lead
- Dwayne Johnson to voice Krypto in DC League of Super-Pets
- F9 pushed ahead for UK release
- Rumor: Henry Cavill to star in Highlander reboot
- WB is remaking The Hunter
- Idris Elba thriller Beast is set for August 2022
- Jungle Cruise hitting theaters and Disney+ this summer
- Shang-Chi and Free Guy getting theatrical releases this summer
- Marvel confirms release dates for several movies and teases Fantastic Hour
- Sony Pictures is not for sale according to its CEO
- J.J. Abrams admits that he should have had a plan
- Hannah John-Kamen to star in Red Sonja remake
- Borderlands adds Gina Gershon, Cheyenne Jackson, and others to cast
- Called it. This year's Oscars were the least watched ever..
- Chloé Zhao is the first woman of color to win Best Director Oscar
- A Q&A with Scarecrow Video
- Crazy Star Wars $150K collectable includes movie kyber crystal

Also Mentioned:
- The annual Garbage Pod Eurovision discussion with a special guest!


Podcast #280 - Semblance of Normality
Airdate: 26 Apr 2021

- Regal Cinemas to partially reopen
- TCL Chinese Theater reopens
- Arclight Cinemas and Pacific Theaters closes permanently
- Black Widow is simultaneously releasing in theaters and Disney Plus
- Top Gun: Maverick and Mission: Impossible 7 get new release dates
- Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origin moves up to summer
- Hotel Transylvania: Transformania moves up
- The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard moves earlier in the summer
- Cruella goes to a simultaneous release; Luca will not come to theaters
- SDCC is back on as a physical convention on the dumbest dates possible...
- ...and gets a lot of criticism for is
- Sony films will go to Disney Plus and Hulu after showing on Netflix
- Google Play Movies & TV is disappearing from Roku and certain smart TVs
- LG's rollable OLED TV is stupid expensive
- You actually can buy a brand new DVD/VCR recorders
- Godzilla vs Kong is the best launch since the pandemic started
- Theaters promote first-ever "cinema week"
- Rumor: Captain America 4 is in the works
- Warner Bros movies will have an exclusive Regal Theater window in 2022
- Predator screenwriters are trying to get the rights back from Disney
- Downton Abbey 2 arriving in December 2021
- Teaser: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
- Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots movie in the works
- Hybrid CGI/animation ThunderCats movie is in the works
- The Last Starfighter sequel concept art sizzle reel
- Knives Out sequels are all going to Netflix
- Rumor: New Transformers movie is in the works and will NOT be a part of Michael Bay's universe
- Death on the Nile pushed back 2022
- A modern-day version Mozart's The Magic Flute is underway in Europe
- PlayStation hit Ghost of Tsushima is getting a movie adaptation
- Black Adam comes to theaters in July 2022
- Pierce Brosnan joins the Black Adam cast
- Mads Mikkelsen joins Indiana Jones 5
- Helen Mirren will play the villain Hespera in Shazam sequel
- Lucy Liu also joins the Shazam sequel cast
- Boy George biopic Karma Chameleon to start shooting in the summer
- Beloved studio Laika will start to produce live-action movies
- John Woo to produce unreleased Chinese superhero movie based on story by Stan Lee
- New Star Trek movie confirmed for 2023
- Amazing Wolfwalkers art book
- Ludicrously-priced MicroLED TV is stored in the floor
- Woman charged with felony embezzlement for Sabrina the Teenage Witch VHS rental


Podcast #279 - Such A Square
Airdate: 26 March 2021

- The Snyder Cut of Justice League is NOT in widescreen
- Star Trek: Prodigy now will be on Paramount+ first
- Paramount+ will be $5 with ads or $10 without
- Comcast temporarily drops unethical data caps for 12 states until 2022
- L.A. moviegoers applaud as theaters open
- Peter Rabbit 2 moves up to May
- In The Heights moves up one week
- San Diego Comic-Con will be online-only for 2021
- F9 and Minions: The Rise of Gru shift release dates
- A Quiet Place Part II moves up to Memorial Day
- Fry's Electronics closes shuts down after 36 years
- Cinefex ceases publishing after 40 years
- Disney strong arms theaters for shorter windows, blaming consumers
- All four Indiana Jones movies are coming to Ultra HD Blu-ray
- Avatar takes the top box office spot again
- Cinemark won't play Raya due to Disney forcing unfair terms
- Alamo Drafthouse files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
- Avatar: The Last Airbender expands with new theatrical releases
- District 10 in the works
- Superman reboot in the works
- Edgar Wright to direct a new The Running Man adaptation
- The Batman has finished primary filming
- Paul W.S. Anderson to tackle In The Lost Lands adaptation
- Pepe Le Pew will not be in the Space Jam sequel
- Hugh Grant and Sophia Lillis join the Dungeons & Dragons movie
- Kalinda Vasquez to write an original Star Trek movie
- Contribute to the Star Trek: Voyager documentary
- Michael B. Jordan will direct Creed III
- Universal sets release dates for Puss In Boots sequel and The Bad Guys
- Venom 2 moves to September
- Kenneth Branagh to direct Bee Gees biopic
- Paramount to release Bob Marley biopic
- An adopted cat begs her mom to watch movies every day
- In a spiteful move, YouTuber puts Tenet onto Game Boy Advance cartridges


Podcast #278 - More of the Same
Airdate: 22 Feb 2021

- Americans now spend $47 per month on streaming
- The streaming price wars are on ... sort of
- The "big game" killed CBS All Access
- E3 will be online-only
- WonderCon will be online-only
- Sundance saw a 2.7x bigger audience by going to streaming
- Wonder Woman 1984 will have a 3D Blu-ray release
- Rumor: Spy Kids is going to be rebooted
- Paramount is going to reboot The King & I
- Chloe Zhao will make Dracula a futuristic western
- Paramount is remaking Face/Off
- Paramount is trying to remake Breakfast at Tiffany's
- WB to remake The Wizard of Oz
- Trailer: Old
- Trailer: Raya and the Last Dragon
- Trailer: Nobody
- Trailer: F9
- Trailer: Godzilla vs. Kong
- Trailer: Mortal Kombat
- Sonic the Hedgehog 2 will release on April 8, 2022
- The King's Man moves to August
- Marry Me moves to Feb. 2022
- Ghostbusters: Afterlife and Uncharted dates get pushed out
- No Time To Die pushed to October
- Malignant will be released on Sept. 10
- Rumble is pushed to Feb 2022
- Elvis biopic pushed to June 2022
- Disney is committed to Black Widow theatrical release
- Kevin Hart joins the Borderlands movie...
- ... as does Jamie Lee Curtis (!!!) ...
- ... and Jack Black
- Obituary: Christopher Plummer dies at 91
- Rumor: Multiple iterations of Buck Rogers might be coming
- Broadway hit Come From Away is coming to the big screen
- Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen to be released in Sept
- Rumor: Jon M. Chu will now helm Wicked
- Get the screenplay for Pixar's Soul
- Misha Green to write and direct Tomb Raider sequel
- Fortnite creator Epic Games goes to the big screen with Gilgamesh
- Peggy Lee biopic in the works with Michelle Williams
- Rian Johnson's Star Wars trilogy is apparently still in the works
- Paddington is getting a second sequel
- We'll never make that movie again: An oral history of The Emperor's New Groove


Podcast #277 - 2021 CES Roundup
Airdate: 21 Jan 2021

- CES: LG brightens their 2021 OLED TV lineup
- CES: LG Display shows their smallest OLED panels yet
- CES: TV manufacturer Konka to start selling in the US
- CES: New TCL 6-series will be 8K .... because of course
- CES: Samsung's The Frame TV gets slimmer
- CES: LG's bendable Cinematic Sound OLED screen is targeted to gamers
- CES: LG Display shows off their new transparent OLED screen
- CES: Samsung shows their new Neo QLED and Micro-LED lineup
- CES: Panasonic's flagship OLED TV gets more speakers but no U.S. arrival
- CES: LG's 2021 Smart TVs will support Stadia and GeForce Now out of the box
- CES: Sony's new 2021 TV lineup
- CES: Sony's press release of "Cognitive Intelligence" is laughable market-speak
- CES: Hisense shows their new short-throw, laser TV
- CES: ViewSonic launches a budget 4K projector
- CES: Samsung teases a huge Dolby Atmos soundbar
- CES: TCL releases Roku TV ready wireless soundbars
- CES: Denon shows the Home Sound Bar 550
- CES: Cowin's $80 soundbar splits in two for easy surround
- CES: All of Samsung's 2021 TV removes will be solar powered
- CES: Sony promises UHD Blu-ray quality streaming for new Bravia TVs
- CES: Sony announces AirSpeak, a quadcopter to support video creators
- The Marksman takes the #1 spot in the domestic box office
- Wonder Woman 3 is already being fast-tracked
- Godzilla Vs Kong is pushed ahead a few months
- Rumor: No Time to Die to be pushed to a later date (now confirmed)
- Morbius pushed to autumn
- Sopranos prequel is pushed to autumn
- Deadpool 3 will be part of the MCU and will remain rated R
- Willy Wonka prequel set for 2023
- WB sets three movies for 2023 including Furiosa
- Rumor: Loki exec to write Kevin Feige's Star Wars movie
- Paramount acquires Spamalot from Fox
- Rumor: Chris Evans might be returning as Captain America...
- ...or maybe not
- Family Video, the last video store chain in the US, is shutting down
- Please support DoBlu and my good friend Matt
- Mondo is teaming with DC to release multiple vinyl soundtracks including Superman: The Movie
- Richard Donner is working on Lethal Weapon 5
- South Philadelphia continues the Free Blockbuster idea

Also mentioned:
- Please visit DoBlu (disable your ad blocker to show support)


Podcast #276 - End of the Year
Airdate: 30 Dec 2020

- Second stimulus bill allocates funds for smaller theatrical venues
- London goes into a harsher lockdown, including re-closure of theaters
- German theaters shut until mid-January
- Cineworld hopes to open Regal chain in early 2021
- WB to release all 2021 movies day-and-date in theaters and on HBO Max...
- ...and AMC is furious
- Christopher Nolan also slams WB's streaming plans
- Patty Jenkins thinks WB's move might not be a temporary as they claim
- Discovery+ adds to already packed streaming options
- Comcast shows how evil they are (again) by reactivating data caps
- Yes, there are changes to the LOTR 4K Blu-rays, but not as bad as you think
- Monster Hunter takes in $2.2M over Christmas
- Captain Obvious: Domestic 2020 box office hits a 20-year low
- Pixar is making a Buzz Lightyear "prequel"?
- A new Fantastic Four movie is coming from the MCU
- Marvel will not recast Chadwick Bozeman's role as T'Challa
- Patty Jenkins to direct Rogue Squadron
- Raya and the Last Dragon going to Disney+ and theaters
- Free Guy, Thor 4, and other get shifted release dates
- Peyton Reed is back to direct the third Ant-Man
- Harrison Ford will return for fifth Indiana Jones movie
- Chris Pine to star in Dungeons & Dragons movie
- New Green Hornet movie gets a writer
- Tom & Jerry, Mortal Kombat, and others get new released schedules
- Obituary: Jeremy Bulloch, the original Boba Fett actor, dies at 75
- Obituary: David Prowse, the original Darth Vader actor, dies at 85
- New behind-the-scenes for The Empire Strikes Back
- Rumor: Alfred Molina returning as Doctor Octopus
- Rumor: Molyneux sisters to write Deadpool 3
- Rumor: Oscar Isaac to star in Metal Gear Solid movie
- Seven more Kingsman movies are planned
- Peter Dinklage to star in Toxic Avenger reboot
- Live/CGI lybrid Pink Panther is in the works
- Chris Columbus has a Gremlins 3 script ready and wants practical effects


Podcast #275 - It's Almost Over
Airdate: 27 Nov 2020

- Tenet helps the private theater rental business
- Tenet comes to disc and streaming in December
- AMC launches its own theater rental program
- CinemaCon 2021 moved back
- England goes into a second lockdown
- Regal Cinemas reopen in New York but not NYC
- If you have a TCL Android TV, update the software now
- T-Mobile enters the streaming hardware/app business
- Quibi service is ended
- Expensive Vizio soundbar has rotating speakers
- Tower Records returns online
- Amazon admits that you don't "own" Amazon Prime videos
- Human stupidity (COVID-19) causes 700 theaters to shutter overnight
- Wonder Woman 1984 is getting day-and-date theatrical and HBO Max release
- Obituary: Sean Connery dies at 90
- Free Guy and Death on the Nile pulled from calendar
- The Uncharted movie has completed filming
- 1990 TMNT screenwriter wants another sequel in that universe
- Live-action Assassin's Creed series coming to Netflix
- James Gunn was given "full freedom to kill anyone" in The Suicide Squad
- Scorpion King reboot in the works
- Kinberg to write and produce Battlestar Galactica movie
- Johnny Depp removed from Fantastic Beasts franchise
- Fantastic Beasts 3 pushed to July 2022
- Short Circuit remake in the works
- New Predator movie in the works
- Angel Has Fallen sequel in the works
- Legally Blonde 3 pushed to 2022
- Candyman pushed to August 2021
- Ghostbusters: Afterlife pushed to summer 2021
- Rumor: Black Panther sequel to start shooting in July
- Wicked loses its director
- Vintage Star Wars toys get £250,000 at auction


Podcast #274 - Still Alive
Airdate: 18 Oct 2020

- Amazon adds new streaming hardware
- Roku adds new hardware and 90-day access to Apple TV+
- Google rebrands Android TV to Google TV
- Microsoft announces XBox Series S and Series X
- PlayStation 5 launches Nov 12 with two editions
- HBO Max to launch an ad-supported tier
- CBS All Access to be called Paramount+
- Movies Anywhere adds ability to share titles with others
- Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Blu-ray set releases on Dec 1.
- Robin Williams Popeye is coming to Blu-ray for the first time
- San Francisco theatres can open up again on one really weird condition
- TCM Classic Film Festival cancels live 2021 live event
- LA Comic Con will go on at LA Convention Center with safety measures
- The Batman officially delayed until 2022
- The King's Man moves to 2021
- Black Widow, West Side Story, Eternals all push release dates
- No Time To Die delayed until 2021
- Cineworld closing theaters due to No Time To Die delay
- Obituary: Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer at 43
- Jamie Foxx returns as Electro in Spider-Man 3
- Benedict Cumberbatch returns as Doctor Strange in Spider-Man 3
- Pixar's Soul skips theaters and goes to Disney+
- Space Mountain movie in the works
- The Lion King sequel (prequel?) announced
- Zack Snyder planning new Justice League shoot
- LotR and Hobbit trilogies will be released in 4K UHD
- Monster Hunter movie gets an official synopsis
- Sega is developing a live-action Yakuza movie
- Don Bluth launches new studio for hand-drawn animation
- Rumor: Coming 2 America is skipping theaters and going to Amazon
- Rumor: Buck Rogers movie in the works
- Rumor: Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield to reprise roles in Spider-Man 3
- Mad Max spinoff Furiosa in the works at Warner
- Paramount is reissuing third Godfather movies with new edit and title
- Ghostbusters indie theater marketing video
- China released a live-action Mulan that is worth seeing (and not spending $30)
- See 68mm 30fps films from the 1890s that look gorgeous


Podcast #273 - Rambling On
Airdate: 17 Aug 2020

Warning: I rambled on in the intro to this episode WAY too much....

- Interview with Carl, the brother-in-law of Mark Taylor (my TGP Nominal co-host) regarding COVID-19
- My Warframe weapon props were highlighted at TennoCon 2020

- Rumor: Disney will no longer offer catalog UHD 4K discs
- Mulan going to Disney+ with limited theatrical showings
- Netflix is letting people increase or decrease playback speed
- Plex launches free live TV channels
- You still can't get HBO Max on Amazon streaming devices
- Pixar unveils new title Luca
- Rumor: Tom Cruise lands a $200M deal to film a movie in space
- Tenet will open overseas in late August, US over Labor Day
- No, Tenet is not skipping to streaming
- Germany calls for less distancing for theaters to survive
- You can now rent out an Alamo Drafthouse with 40 movies
- The last Blockbuster becomes an Airbnb for local residents
- Physical CES 20201 cancelled, will be all-streaming
- Rumor: Tom Hanks is still after Geppetto in live-action Pinocchio
- Constantine got an R rating for a really stupid reason
- Spider-Man sequel delayed until December 2021
- Rumor: Noah Hawley's Star Trek put on hold
- Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek would have been a remake of TOS episode A Piece of the Action
- Nickelodeon announced the logo and release date to Star Trek: Prodigy
- The new Mutants is still coming to theaters
- Knight Rider is coming to the big screen
- Detective Pikachu director handling Beyond Good & Evil for Netflix
- John Wick 4 and 5 will film back-to-back
- Dirty Dancing is getting a sequel
- Scream sequel gets Courtney Cox
- Nia DaCosta to direct Captain Marvel 2
- Grease prequel get a director
- Top Gun: Maverick and A Quiet Place Part II delayed to 2021
- Without Remorse might skip theaters and go to Amazon
- Blazing Samurai (animated version of Blazing Saddles) get funding
- Sonic 2 gets April 8 2022 release date
- Paramount Consent Decrees are being sunsetted in 2022
- Obituary: Wilford Brimley dies at 85
- Obituary: Olivia De Haviland dies at 104
- UK drive-ins expand to 40
- Zack Snyder says Superman will reach his "pinnacle" in Justice League
- Special effects vignette for Ghostbusters
- VFX behind-the-scenes for MCU movies
- Watch It Again: Arnold Schwarzenegger pranks people as the Terminator


Podcast #272 - The Losses Continue
Airdate: 21 Jul 2020

- Obituary: Grant Imahara (Mythbusters and White Rabbit Project) dies at 49
- Obituary: Ian Holm (Lord of the Rings, Chariots of Fire) dies at 88
- Obituary: Joel Schumacher (The Lost Boys, St. Elmo's Fire, Batman and Robin) dies at 80
- Obituary: Comedy legend Carl Reiner dies at 98
- Obituary: Legendary composer Ennio Morricone dies at 91
- California shuts down all restaurants and movie theaters ... again
- Hong Kong Disneyland and movie theaters close again
- UK will not require facemasks in theaters
- Judge allows New Jersey to keep movie theaters closed
- Cineworld and Regal looking to open July 31
- AMC looking to open on July 30
- Mulan pushed due to COVID-19 surge
- Tenet and Wonder Woman dates get shifted
- Without Remorse pushed to 2021
- Bill and Ted 3 pushed to August
- Cinemark will now require face masks
- The Forever Purge now set for July 2021
- Monster Hunter moved to 2021
- The UK is getting drive-ins .... sort of
- Create your own outdoor theater
- Halloween sequels moved
- YouTube TV is quite expensive now at $64.99
- Vizio's first OLED TVs are coming to the US this fall
- Uncharted finally begins shooting
- Just Cause franchise is getting a movie
- TMNT is getting a CG movie reboot
- Rumor: Margot Robbie to star in a new Pirates of the Caribbean movie
- Twister reboot in the works
- Fletch reboot in the works
- PBS series Wishbone is getting a movie
- Rumor: Michael Keaton in talks to return as Batman
- Behind the scenes of filming The Hobbit in 3D
- Walmart launches virtual summer camp and drive-in theaters
- Dynamo Dream VFX breakdown is amazing to watch
- College student's VFX video catched Bob Iger's attention
- AI robot cast in lead role
- Hollywood makes a fan-film of The Princess Bride


Podcast #271 - A Reminder
Airdate: 19 June 2020

- California production started as of June 12
- California gave green light to open theaters on June 12
- Most California theaters did not open even with the okay
- AMC hopes to be fully opened in July...
- ...as does Cineworld/Regal
- Marcus Theaters opened June 19
- Most movie theaters won't be to full capacity until 2022
- UK posts COVID-19 production guidelines
- Australia sets COVID-safe production guidelines
- CEDIA Expo 2020 has been cancelled
- SDCC will stream for free
- Tenet moved to July 31
- Wonder Woman 1984 pushed to October
- Matrix 4 moves to 2022
- Paramount releasing 40th anniversary Airplane! UHD BD on July 21
- TCL releases new Android TV sets in the US
- Google's new TV dongle looks like a mix of Android TV and Chromecast
- The "Snyder Cut" of Justice League is coming to HBO Max
- Avatar 2 production has restarted in New Zealand
- Scott Derrickson set to direct Labyrinth sequel
- Trailer: Bill and Ted 3: Face the Music
- Christopher Nolan crashed a real 747 for Tenet
- It's official - Cate Blanchett is in Borderlands
- Rumor: Sonic sequel in the works
- Privileged fools demand a 4-hour Revenge of the Sith cut
- The "Movie Memphis Belle" to stop flying [update: but stays in Geneseo, NY]
- New Fiddler on the Roof is in the works
- Pandemic-themed thriller to film during the pandemic
- Netflix buys the Egyptian Theater
- Universal is remaking Wolfman
- Rumor: Henry Cavill hasn't hung up Superman's cape just yet
- Access the assets for new animation Coffee Run
- Jurassic World: Dominium to restart production in July
- Cinemark to reopen all U.S. theaters by July 17
- Cineworld confirms July re-opening of all movie theaters
- AMC to reopen most locations on July 15 without requiring masks...
- ...and then quickly backtracks and requires masks
- Regal Cinemas also now requiring face masks
- Alamo Drafthouse requires face masks


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