Monday, May 22, 2017

The Breakdown of 'Alien: Covenant', 'Before Sunset', 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides', 'Sin City' and 'In the Shadows of Iris'


The Breakdown explores far off planets and answers the question if anyone hears you when you scream in space with its review of the hotly anticipated sci-fi thriller, Alien: Covenant. We also got four other movies reviews including a look at Richard Linklater's classic romance, Before Sunset and as well the swash-buckling adventure feature, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tide. Plus actor Powers Boothe passed away this week so we review one of his movies in the comic book crime noir adaptation, Sin City. As always if you enjoy the show then spread the word to other movie lovers.

You can check out my written review of Alien: Covenant right here.

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Review Rundown:

1:10 Before Sunset review
18:05 Alien: Covenant review
34:56 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides review
49:28 Sin City review
1:04:38 In the Shadows of Iris review
1:18:27 Trailer Reviews: Battle of the Sexes, The Emoji Movie, War for the Planet of the Apes, The Glass Castle, The House
1:30:14 Box Office Analysis
1:36:41 Review Rundown

Rating Rundown:

Before Sunset **** (CS & SM)
Alien: Covenant **½ (CS)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides ** (CS & SM)
Sin City *** (CS & SM)
In the Shadows of Iris ** (CS) & **½ (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: $145 049 000 

Scott's Picks:

1. The Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
2. Despicable Me 3
3. Alien: Covenant $36 000 000
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: $53 500 000

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