In the latest Substandard, JVL, Vic, and I discuss Wonder Woman. JVL thinks Chav King Arthur is better. We should get this out of the way, because it’s important:
JVL is very, very wrong when he suggests that Chav King Arthur is a better movie than Wonder Woman.
But JVL’s more or less right, I think, when he suggests that Wonder Woman has been overpraised for reasons that have very little to do with the quality of the work on the screen.
In the latest mini-episode of the Substandard, Vic, JVL, and myself decided to do an old-man rant about something that really grinds our gears: people who can’t behave themselves in movie theaters. After the podcast (subscribe, review, etc.), I shall DEFINITIVELY RANK the three worst type of moviegoers. 3. Loud talkers/eaters So, obviously, people who …
After a rough patch in theaters for DC—a stretch that included the abominably stupid and poorly plotted Suicide Squad and the unfortunately bowdlerized Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the director’s cut of which is far superior—Wonder Woman suggests that Warner Brothers may be getting things back on track.
In the latest Substandard, JVL, Vic, and I discuss the national zoo, watch porn*, and the parlous state of the film franchise scene as represented by Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales and Baywatch: We Think Corpse Dicks Are Funny AF**. Listen below! Subscribe/leave a review here. Every time you leave a review, Jonah Goldberg gets three percent sadder, so make sure to harsh his buzz just a bit. After the jump, we consider the curious case of Dwayne Johnson, the most likable actor in America with some of the worst taste in movie choices.
In the latest episode of The Substandard—literally the only podcast you, or anyone else, should be listening to—JVL, Vic, and I discussed Alien: Covenant and the career of Ridley Scott. You can download the show here (and also leave a review, if you feel like it) or listen below. Below the podcast, I want to briefly …
I’m currently reading Jonathan Taplin’s Move Fast and Break Things, which I feel should have the subtitle, Actually, Tech Companies Are Bad And Things Were Better When People Did LSD And There Were No Libertarians.* I was especially amused by Taplin’s faux-horror here: