Monday, September 11, 2017

The Breakdown of 'It', '#realityhigh', 'xXx', and 'The Gallows'


The thrills and excitement of Vintember continues on The Breakdown this week, as we look at the launcher of Vin Diesel's third would-be franchise, xXx. Last week, I was delightfully surprised by Pitch Black and thought it was one of the better Alien knock-offs, but will I be lured by the Diesel charm again? As well, in a year where there are plenty, the most anticipated of the Stephen King adaptations has arrived in the bloody and creepy coming of age tale, It. We also head to high school with two movies targeted at the teenage crowd including the social media obsessed comedy, #realityhigh and the trapped in a school play horror, The Gallows. We also look at the failure of many movies this summer hoping to launch as cinematic universe and look at the studio responses and make some predictions for the future. As always if you love the show then please spread the word.

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The Breakdown Outline:

00:55 It review
30:14 #realityhigh review
42:43 xXx review
59:02 The Gallows review
1:13:42 The Implosion of the Cinematic Universe
1:27:13 Box Office Analysis
1:37:55 Trailer Reviews: Insidious: The Last Key, Early Man, Lady Bird, The Current War, Three Billboard Outside of Ebbing, Missouri
1:52:11 Review Rundown

Rating Rundown:
IT **** (CS)
#realityhigh * (CS & SM)
xXx ** (CS) & **½ (SM)
The Gallows ½* (CS & SM)

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