Why Watch That Radio: Episode 16 – Hollywood Summer Blockbusters feat. X-Men: Apocalypse & TV!!
The heat is on! In this episode, the Critic and the Referee discuss the newly released X-Men: Apocalypse in the context of how today’s Hollywood handles the Summer Blockbuster. What aspects of superhero movies do they love, and which aspects do they wish were used more fully? Find out! In addition, they go through one more round of TV finales, including Blindspot, Nashville, The Path, Fear the Walking Dead, and The Night Manager. And, as always, there’s a “Pick of the Week” that you’ve got to see and a “Did You Know?” segment that you won’t see coming. Well, what are you waiting for? Dive in!
X-Men: Apocalypse & the Summer Blockbuster
X-Men: Apocalypse: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3385516/?ref_=nv_sr_1
X-Men: Days of Future Past: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1877832/?ref_=nv_sr_2
Captain America: Civil War: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3498820/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Captain America: The Winter Soldier: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1843866/?ref_=nv_sr_2
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2975590/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Our Final Round of TV Finales (for a while)
Blindspot (NBC): http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4474344/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Nashville (ABC): http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2281375/?ref_=nv_sr_1
The Path (Hulu): http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4789576/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Fear the Walking Dead (mid-season) (AMC): http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3743822/?ref_=nv_sr_1
The Night Manager (AMC): http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1399664/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Did You Know?
Justin Bieber is the basis for which movie? http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3960412/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Pick of the Week
Outcast (Cinemax): http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4229954/?ref_=nv_sr_1