Jan 28, 2018
Movie Meltdown - Episode 427 (For our Patreon supporters.)
This week's exclusive episode we discuss David Ayer's Netflix original movie Bright, a modernized fantasy starring Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace and Lucy Fry.
And while we step up our world-building game, we also discuss... The Godfather Part III, American Made, Suicide Squad, Guillermo del Toro’s At the Mountains of Madness, make-up effects, a Nagel poster, they tried to make a movie of this and it was hot garbage, the disappearance of bookstores, bleeding Stormtroopers, more people to hate on, Alan Dean Foster, Dungeons & Dragons, making adjustments to the blade, Jesse Eisenberg, the cocaine cowboys, ghetto fairy tales, loitering around in Waldenbooks, Satanism, Thora Birch, Dragons of Autumn Twilight, bias and prejudice, Splinter of the Mind's Eye, El Diablo, oh my god there’s people under that, a big budget action movie, a magic missile, Max Landis, The Conjuring Universe, Shadowrun, Kristen Stewart, fighting with squirrels, the Alamo, trying to hide some of the magic, every football-sized person in L.A., Larry Elmore, nominatable, the nine races, go home to Fiona and I remember it because it showed up in Miami Vice.
Spoiler Alert: Full spoilers for the 2017 film Bright… so go watch the movie before you listen.
“Sci-Fi and fantasy are always hard sells for the general population. So, what often softens the blow is…you take something that is familiar and then you just add in the flavor of genre.”