This week on The Collider Podcast, we lead off with an improptu discussion of last year's Assassin Creed movie before moving into a discussion of Kingsman: The Golden Circle and branching out into a larger conversation about director Matthew Vaughn's career. We then move on to the shifting shape of the DC Extended Universe before closing out with a discussion of J.J. Abrams taking the reins of Star Wars: Episode IX.
This week on The Collider Podcast, we've got a bonus episode of the pod discussing the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. We talk about where the Oscar race stands post-fest, the biggest disappointments, the best surprises, the highs and lows, the films we loved the most, and more.
This week on The Collider Podcast, we're joined by Haleigh Foutch to talk about IT. Since the film has been a massive success, we do go into spoilers, and during our discussion, we talk about why the film works so well, why it's firmly in the horror genre, what the film's success at the box office could mean going forward, what we want to see in Chapter Two, and more. Then, Adam and I go into a spoiler-free discussion of mother!, why it's good that the film exists, how it challenges simple classification, and much more. We then finish up with reader hot takes.
This week on The Collider Podcast, we're taking a look back at the 2017 Summer Movie Season. Starting from May and going through August, we look at the films that were hits, those that flopped, the surprise success stories, and the disappointments. We also speculate at what's ahead for various franchises, make a dig on Colin Trevorrow that's now out of date, and more. We finish up with a few new reader hot takes.