THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 21 – THE LION KING and MIDSOMMAR (PODCAST)

Episode 21 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema http://thebadandthebeautiful.libsyn.com/the-bad-and-the-beautiful-episode-21 The Lion King, @ 0:44 Midsommar, @ 14:09 Outro / Contact Info, @ 26:52 On this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful, Charles and Jeff look at a blockbuster cash-grab and the latest in art house horror. You can download it on [...]

THE LION KING at 25

A quarter-century ago, The Lion King cemented Walt Disney Studio's comeback and, along with it, animation's place as an enduring blockbuster genre. But now, with the strategically timed live-action remake looming so largely on the horizon, it’s virtually impossible to reflect on The Lion King’s 25th Anniversary without drawing direct comparisons to the forthcoming remake. Walt [...]

BATMAN at 30

Batman debuted 30 years ago on June 23, 1989, and no film has had a bigger, more indelible impact on movies since. When you look at the superhero dominated landscape of movies today, sure, it’s Marvel that you can thank (or blame). But what Marvel’s been able to achieve never would’ve been possible without Tim Burton’s [...]

New Netflix Viewing Data Is Bogus, Even If It’s True. Here’s Why. (ANALYSIS)

Netlix is hurting its own argument for its business model, not helping it. The streaming behemoth has released viewing numbers for its recent original movie offerings. IMPORTANT NOTE: these numbers are by their tally, not that of an independent arbiter like Nielsen ratings (which is what every other network submits to). According to Netflix (and [...]

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 20 – SHAZAM!, US, and PET SEMATARY (PODCAST)

Episode 20 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema http://thebadandthebeautiful.libsyn.com/the-bad-and-the-beautiful-episode-20 Shazam!, @ 1:05 Us, @ 14:47 Pet Sematary, @ 25:31 Upcoming / Outro / Contact Info, @ 33:42 On this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful, Charles and Jeff talk super heroes and buried horrors. You can download it on iTunes or [...]