Monday, May 15, 2017

Breakdown of 'Aliens', 'Snatched', 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword', 'Before Sunrise' and 'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End'


It is a week of franchises on the The Breakdown. We have the iconic sequel to the classic original in James Cameron's war picture featuring xenomorphs in Aliens. We also have the final chapter of a trilogy that turned out way better than what many may have assumed with Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. Then we have a franchise that is a classic among critics but not as well known in mainstream sequels with the original in Richard Linklater's romantic classic, Before Sunrise. Plus we have reviews for two new releases in Amy Schumer's latest comedy, Snatched, and the wannabe franchise launcher in Guy Ritchie's King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. As always if you enjoy the show then please spread the word to other movie lovers or give us a five star review over on iTunes. We really appreciate you listening to us every week.

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Breakdown Outline:

1:06 Snatched review
14:54 Aliens review
44:50 King Arthur: Legend of the Sword review
59:04 Before Sunrise review
1:16:06 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End review
1:29:19 Box Office Analysis
1:35:40 Trailer review: Blade Runner 2049, Wonder Woman, ItBaywatch, Girls Trip
1:45:22 Review Rundown

Rating Rundown:

Snatched *** (CS)
Aliens **** (CS & SM)
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword * (CS)
Before Sunrise **** (CS & SM)
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End *** (CS & SM)

Summer Box Office Challenge:

Christopher's Picks:

1. Guardian of the Galaxy Vol. 2$145 049 000 
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
Total Score: $145 049 000

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  $17 500 000
8. All Eyez on Me
9. The Emoji Movie
10. The Hitman's Bodyguard
Total Score: $17 500 000

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