Monday, April 24, 2017

The Breakdown of 'Sand Castle', 'Tramps' and the Summer Box Office Challenge Draft


It is finally here. This week is the annual Summer Breakdown Box Office Challenge, and Christopher and Scott each pick the 10 movies they think will give them victory. The winner this year gets to pick three movies that the loser will have to watch and review, I don't suspect the choice to be the original Star Wars trilogy. As well, we review two Netflix originals this week in the Nicholas Hoult starring war drama, Sand Castle and the down-on-their-luck romantic drama, Tramps. As well we analyze the massive success of Disney's live-action remakes, and we introduce a new segment where we both reveal our Top 5 Favourite Fictional Cities. As always, if you enjoy the show then please spread the word to other movie lovers.

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Breakdown Outline:

4:04 Sand Castle review
15:47 Tramps review
28:07 What has made Disney live-action remakes big critical and financial hits?
44:18 Top 5 Ficitonal Cities
1:06:08 Box Office Challenge Draft
1:25:39 Trailer Reviews: The Beguiled, American Assassin, Wakefield, The Little Hours
1:35:43 Box Office Analysis
1:44:23 Review Rundown

Rating Rundown:

Sand Castle ** (CS) & **½ (SM)
Tramps *** (CS) & **½ (SM)

Summer Box Office Challenge:

Christopher's Picks:

1. Guardian of the Galaxy Vol. 2
2. Spider-Man: Homecoming
3. Wonder Woman
4. Transformers: The First Knight
5. War of the Planet of the Apes  
6. Baywatch
7. The Mummy
8. The House
9. Atomic Blonde
10. Captain Underpants

Scott's Picks:

1. The Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
2. Despicable Me 3
3. Alien: Covenant
4. Cars 3
5. Dunkirk
6. Annabelle: Creation
7. Snatched
8. All Eyez on Me
9. The Emoji Movie
10. The Hitman's Bodyguard




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