This week, on a very special episode of Reject Radio, Mark Walters stops by to discuss the host of Big Fan Boy news and the future (or lack thereof) of the comic book movie.
Of course, one night after discussing the need for originality and the weariness of even looking out on seeing yet another Spider-Man origin story…news breaks that a famous director wants his shot at Batman.
Plus, we manage to find time to grow beards and review The Green Hornet.
On This Week’s Show:
Segment One – News – [o:oo – 17:45ish]
- A metric ton of Super Hero pictures hit
- The hopes for Captain America, Thor, and Spider-Man
- Edgar Wright Talking Ant Man again
- Imagine the production design of an Edgar Wright-directed Honey I Shrunk the Kids
- Awesome? Yes
Segment Two – Reviews [17:45 – 32:50ish]
- The Green Hornet
Segment Three – The World Famous Segment Three [32:50 – Fin]
- The Devolution of the Comic Book Movie: Another Spider-Man? Really? So soon? While the studios struggle to find the next big thing, we might be seeing the beginning of the end for the comic book movie reign. After all, there’s only so many Superman and Batman movies you can make before the audience starts yawning…What will the new era look like? What’s next for comic books on screen?
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