Episode #58 – That 80’s TV Classic Fat Guy, Full Beard

This week the guys talk about some LA bars and their beards. You know, the usual stuff.  They also have you covered on all your pop culture news from the week that was. Stories like:

  • The first pic of Lin Manuel Miranda in the new Mary Poppins.
  • Jake Busey joins/maybe is The Predator.
  • Bad Boys 4 Never. Maybe.
  • Ava2ar delayed.
  • Bond knowledge gets dropped, and writers are announced.
  • Baby Driver trailer
  • Who’s joining Daddy’s Home 2IT’S JOHN CENA!!!!
  • Nick Miller, author of the Pepperwood Chronicles, thinks it might be time to wrap it up.
  • More Riverdale is on it’s way.
  • You won’t have to wait too much longer for more Preacher.
  • Star Trek: Discovery’s captain is a real Death Eater.
  • More information than you wanted about Disney Parks.
  • New Wonder Woman trailer
  • Some critics aren’t a fan of Iron Fist. We don’t know how to feel, yet.
  • First photos from Thor: Ragnarok via EW and some plot details.
  • Guardians 2 will have a post credit scene…. because it’s a Marvel movie.
  • Deadpool himself let’s us in on who will be playing Domino.
  • The underground railroad X-Men show might have a title.

All of that plus a listener sponsored segment, the Weekly Watched, all of the usual tangents, and much more!

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Episode #56 – 2700 Words On Adam Sandler For Some Reason

We got your pop culture news right here. But don’t worry, there’s still plenty of tangents to be had. Check out news bits like:

  • #F8 has a Ludacris runtime (see what I did there?)
  • Hellboy 3 isn’t happening, stop asking
  • More dumb Raid remake details
  • Predator gets Chuck’d
  • Red Cup cast photo
  • A show we Doubt you ever watched got cancelled 
  • But The Mick and Lethal Weapon were picked up
  • We find our Black Lightning and it’ll probably be the show that starts next year’s Arrow Verse crossover
  • Rick and Morty season 3 FINALLY starts production
  • Suits spinoff in the works; Pantsuits?
  • Because sure why not, Nightwing moves forward at WB
  • Matt Reeves is on again after being off again with The Batman
  • Jamie Chung Blinks her way into the X-Verse
  • Ramsay Bolton is Inhuman
  • And Logan might be the last hurrah for SirPatStew in the X-Verse

All that, plus the usual tangents.

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Episode #54 – Are We Recording? Is This Thing On?

The guys consumed a ton of media this week and there was so much news, it’s a jam packed episode!

  • Cease all motor functions, Thandie Newton joins ‘Red Cup’
  • We’re going to wait a little longer to get the third Bad Boys movie (that has the title of the fourth)
  • Keanu wants more Wick
  • Jack comes out of retirement
  • Maybe the best Arena Tour about family and illegal street racing ever
  • Both Mike Myers’ have new projects.
  • The good Coen Bros. are writing a new Scarface, just needs a director
  • After that news, Kevin Smith says, “Hold my bong”. Jay and Silent Bob also get a reboot
  • FOX says they’re open to a reboot of Firefly just to crush even more fanboys
  • Game of Thrones Season 7 Poster and Silicon Valley back in April
  • Spike TV is once again rebranding. Will be the easily said The Paramount Network
  • The DCEU might actually be SUPER F*cking F*cked
  • Iron Fist Trailer
  • The Runaways parents are cast and you might recognize some of them
  • Kingpin won’t be in Punisher, but Hank Pym will be in Ant-Man and the Wasp
  • And seriously, the guys watched a ton of stuff: LEGO Batman, Kubo, Hidden Figures, All the CW Shows, Edge of Seventeen, Legion, and tons more.

All that, plus the usual tangents.

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Episode #52 – Happy Paper Anniversary!

A little over a year ago a couple of guys found themselves at social gatherings going on and on about the state of pop culture and decided, “Hey, we should do a podcast.” Well flash forward one year and we’ve done 52 of them. And we’re just getting started.

Check out this week’s episode where we get into news bits like:

  • Star The Last Jedi Wars
  • Woody is Garris Shrike in Han Solo
  • HPN at SWC:O
  • McNulty is Lara Croft’s father
  • Millie Bobby Brown gets down with some giant monsters
  • Sundance updates
  • ABC renews a show that we’ve never watched… for its 9th season
  • What About Barb?
  • Too much info about shared universes at NBC
  • Better Call Saul might get some Pinkman
  • Arrested Development takes a page from Puzo
  • Which DC movie is in complete peril this week?
  • Logan is officially not for kids
  • No Doctor Strange 2 any time soon
  • Oscar noms

All of that and just, so many tangents.

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Episode #47 – Year End Holiday Spectacular Jamboree

It’s the end of the year so the guys brought in co-contributors Rick and Jen to cover all things 2016.

The gang talks their biggest surprises of the year in Movies and Tv as well as their biggest disappointments. They also give their top and bottom three movies from 2016. You could go as far as to call it a romp.

Everyone here at the Hollywood Picture News thanks you for spending the year with us and wishes you all a very happy and healthy holiday season. We’ll see you next week in 2017!

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Episode #46 – We’re Heading Back Up The Uncanny Valley

This week the guys are talking a little known SciFi movie that hit the cinemas a few of you may have seen… Rogue One (Spoilers from 01:17:00 – 01:24:45). Also all the news bits from last week like:

  • F8 of the Furious Tr4il3r.
  • Pacific Rim and Godzilla sequels get lacklustre title changes.
  • King’s Revival gets a Crowe.
  • The next Pirates movie gets Knight(ley)ed.
  • Incredibles 2 starts recording so we talk for too long about other Pixar movies.
  • The most TV reboots imaginable. Single White Female, Taken, Star Trek, The Honeymooners, How I Met Your Father, Riverdale, Foxy Brown, Ducktales etc.
  • Marco….Polo….Marco…Polo… I can’t find the $200m you lost. You’re Cancelled.
  • Amazon gets Sneaky with Pete.
  • Julia Roberts heads to TV while Taran Killam heads to Broadway.
  • F*ck this F*cking Universe gets an Ocean Master, Batflick News, and Gotham City Sirens might happen
  • Hugh Jackman gets paid less to make something more for Logan.

All of that plus the Weekend Watched and all of the usual tangents.

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Episode #44 – A Crossover Of Like 2.52 Shows

This week we’re talking the big CW DC Crossover event where the heroes from Supergirl, Flash, Arrow, and Legends of Tomorrow take on invading aliens. Also we’ve got news like:

  • There most likely won’t be a Rogue Two
  • Escape for New York gets a PreBootQuel
  • There’s a teaser for the Mummy trailer
  • Alpha 5 looks creepy AF (see below)
  • Female 21 Jumpstreet and MIB23 still in the works
  • Jon Favreau is going all animated for the foreseeable future
  • Star Trek: Discovery adds Doug Jones and Anthony Rapp but loses Bryan Fuller
  • Riverdale FINALLY gets a teaser trailer
  • TVLine tells us why people aren’t as into The Walking Dead as they used to be
  • Netflix adds download functionality for offline viewing of some of their media
  • DC gets a new LEGO Batman poster and a release date for Aquaman
  • Guardians Vol 2 hits us with a fantastic teaser trailer
  • Luke Cage gets it’s official season two
  • We get a release/airdate for Inhumans in IMAX and on ABC

All of that plus the Weekend Watched and all of the usual tangents.

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Episode #42 – The Worst Terminator Movie

All news, all the time. This week the guys are talking:

  • That fancy new Logan Poster up there.
  • Linus returns for Ocean’s 8.
  • The Green Hornet is back but The Crow and Stargate probably aren’t.
  • Emilia Clarke might have joined the Empire.
  • Fox is developing a crazy scifi show that they totally won’t f*ck with.
  • CWs four show crossover gets detailed and they move Legends to Tuesdays in January.
  • Full Frontal and Westworld are getting season 2s. No Tomorrow and Frequency? Not so much.
  • Y The Last Man gets it’s shot at FX.
  • The Nintendo Switch is rumored to be super cheap.
  • Justice League Dark animated movie gets a hauntingly bad trailer.
  • Will we get a Green Lantern in Justice League. Probably. I guess. I don’t know.
  • The Inhumans are coming! The Inhumans are coming. To ABC? Oh and also IMAX, kinda.
  • Deadpool hires John Wick(‘s Director).

All of that, plus the usual tangents, including one that starts the show!

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Episode #40 – Dr. Thanksgiving Smith

We got your pop culture news right here. Stories like: 

  • All the live action Disney you can shake a stick at.
  • But Universal wants in that game too. 
  • James Cameron thinks glassesless 3D is a thing he can do
  • Scifi reboots galore.
  • Dark Tower and a whole slew of others delayed.
  • The lowest rated Flash still beats Agents of SHIELD.
  • Timeless gets some extra hours.
  • Lots of info about the View Askewniverse, The True North trilogy, and Supergirl?
  • Is the DCEU in peril? (Kinda)
  • Everything is Batman!
  • Some Defenders confirmations.
  • Scoring news about different Marvel properties.
  • We saw Doctor Strange but aren’t talking about it until next week. 

All of that, plus the usual tangents.

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Episode #36 – Getting Punchy

NYCC hit and we’re talking all the news that came out it.

  • Ocean’s 8 misses the perfect date.
  • Han Solo narrows down his choices for a wife.
  • We figure out if Deckard was a Replicant or not. (We don’t)
  • Apparently Gears of War is a movie some people want.
  • Trailers dropped for: War For The Planet of the Apes, Power Rangers, John Wick: Chapter 2, Iron Fist, Black Mirror, and Legends of Tomorrow Season 2.
  • @11:30 picked up for Season 4.
  • Eternal Sunshine of the TV Series.
  • We are definitely not getting that extended cut of Suicide Squad. (We are)
  • Aquaman is a delight behind the scenes.
  • Logan holds hands, might be old.
  • Saw Gerrera moves to Wakanda
  • Punisher and Defenders get all sorts of cast members and maybe Blade

All of that, plus a plethora of tangents.

Let us know what you think of the all news format. Do you miss the main topics?

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