Thu, 5 March 2020
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are jazzed for the new Blumhouse horror reboot of "The Invisible Man" that they're pitching reboots for the Mummy, Dracula, Frankenstein, and the Wolfman too. They also continue their self-punishing tournament determining the worst film of the 2010s decade, narrowing down to a final Four of Awful. Then they close out with a rushed version of everyone's favorite game, "So Shalit Be," before bidding goodbye on an extra-sized podcast.
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Episode 257 includes:
-Gropers of the Week: Timothy Hutton, plus Harvey Weinstein verdict arrives.
-Spielberg out for Indy 5. James Mangold in. For now.
-Pixar's "Onward" works better as an emotional journey than as a comic fantasy, go figure.
-"The Invisible Man" is the first great film of 2020.
This Week's Pitch -- Universal Monster Reboots!
-The guys pitch movies following writer/director Leigh Whannell's formula of grounding the famous monsters in real-world and socially relevant angles.
-Bonus Discussion: Not-So Elite 8 of Worst of 2010s!
-It's the final eight worst of the worst for the dishonorable title of worst film of the 2010s decade.