This week on The Collider Podcast, we're tackling two topics. First up, we discuss Phil Lord and Christopher Miller being fired from the Han Solo movie, the resulting spin that's surfaced in the fallout, what it means for Star Wars movies going forward, and more. Then we move on to Transformers: The Last Knight, the franchise's declining fortunes, studios relying more heavily on international box office, and more. And we finish up with the return of recommendations!
This week on The Collider Podcast, we're talking about Variety's hit piece on Tom Cruise blaming him for The Mummy's failures, Cars 3, how Pixar has stagnated in recent years, where it could go from here, The Book of Henry, if it's really as bad as everyone says, Colin Trevorrow's shortcomings as a director, what it means for Star Wars: Episode IX, and more.
This week on The Collider Podcast, we're talking about The Mummy. We discuss why the film doesn't come together, its various pitfalls, what it could mean for the Dark Universe going forward, the future of Tom Cruise's career, and more.
This week on The Collider Podcast, we're joined by editor Haleigh Foutch to talk Wonder Woman. We discuss why the film works so well, how it's a terrific contribution to the superhero genre, why it's so different than previous DCEU movies, the invaluable direction of Patty Jenkins, what the movie means for the DCEU going forward, and much more. We also discuss some hot takes from readers regarding Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.
This week on The Collider Podcast, we're talking about Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the Pirates franchise, why it's run out of steam, where the new one fails to recreate the magic of Gore Verbinski's trilogy, and more. We also discuss the recent allegation that critics and Rotten Tomatoes are to blame for the poor box office of films like Pirates 5 and Baywatch.