Monday, July 10, 2017

The Breakdown of 'Spider-Man: Homecoming', 'Bone Tomahawk', 'The Girl with All the Gifts' and 'Mortal Instrument: City of Bones'


The Breakdown serves up a review of the latest big Marvel spectacular and the first collaboration with Sony Pictures in Spider-Man: Homecoming. It is the third launching of this franchise in 15 years but this time tries something different by focusing on Peter Parker's high school life. We discuss if this new direction works. As well we look at some genre pictures that may not be straight horror but definitely have some strong elements of it in the Western cannibal picture, Bone Tomahawk and the latest zombie picture, The Girl with All the Gifts. We also go all YA as we discuss The Mortal Instrument: City of Bones. Finally, we also look at the hug success of Wonder Woman and analyze what this means about the future of diveristy in tentpoles. As always if you enjoy the show then please spread the word to other movie lovers.

As well, you can check out my written review of Spider-Man: Homecoming right here.

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The Breakdown Outline:

00:44 Spider-Man: Homecoming review
19:15 Bone Tomahawk review
37:15 The Girl with All the Gifts review
53:57 The Mortal Instrument: City of Bones review
1:08:34 Will Wonder Woman's success open up the door for more diverse tentpoles?
1:21:04 Box Office Anlysis
1:29:46 Trailer Review: Borg v. McEnroe, Geostorm, Icarus, A Family Man, The Foreigner
1:44:26 Review Rundown

Rating Rundown:

Spider-Man: Homecoming ***½ (CS)
Bone Tomahawk ***½ (CS & SM)
The Girl with All the Gifts ***½ (CS & SM)
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones *½ (CS) & ½* (SM)

Summer Box Office Challenge:

Christopher's Picks:

1. Guardian of the Galaxy Vol. 2$145 049 000 
2. Spider-Man: Homecoming $117 015 000
3. Wonder Woman $100, 505 000
4. Transformers: The First Knight $45 300 000
5. War of the Planet of the Apes  
6. Baywatch: $18 100 000
7. The Mummy: $32 246 120
8. The House: $9 000 000
9. Atomic Blonde
10. Captain Underpants $23 500 000
Total: $490 151 120 

Scott's Picks:

1. The Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales: $62 179 000
2. Despicable Me 3: $75 410 275
3. Alien: Covenant $36 000 000
4. Cars 3 $53 547 000
5. Dunkirk
6. Annabelle: Creation
7. Snatched $17 500 000
8. All Eyez on Me $27 050 000
9. The Emoji Movie
10. The Hitman's Bodyguard


Total: $271 686 275

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