Tue, 23 July 2019
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are reeling from all the recent news at the annual Comicon and trying their best to respond the multitude of amazing new trailers for TV and movies. the guys then review several movies, notably Disney's new live action "Lion King" remake, and discuss the troubles of photo realism. They close out the episode playing another edition of "So Shalit Be" and imitate Gene Shalit blurbs.
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Episode 243 includes:
-So many new trailers but none of them quite as horrifying as the CGI-nightmare "Cats."
-Trailer reactions to "Picard," "Snowpiercer," "His Dark Materials," "It chapter 2," "Watchmen," "The Witcher," "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood," and "Jay and Silent Bob Reboot."
-Marvel unveils its massive Phase 4 news with movies and Disney+ show announcements plus one buzzy casting choice that irritates Ben (Guess who).
-"Stuber" and "Crawl" are okay genre movies, nothing special, and certainly better than "Polaroid" and local Columbus-made indie "Cadia: The World Within."
-Dinsey's live-action "The Lion King" is something nobody asked for and ready for your shrugs.
-This Week's Pitch -- None!
-This Week's Game -- So Shalit Be!
-The guys play America's favorite game coming up with blurbs for this week's movies reviewed in the style of famous TV critic Gene Shalit. Madness usually follows.