Make Movies Great Again Episode 37 for November 1, 2017.
On today’s ‘Make Movies Great Again’ we chat about a live-action Dora the Explorer movie, Deadpool vs Solo and a Pet Cemetery remake. What to connect with us? You can chat with us on Twitter @MakeMovieGreat, toss us a like on Facebook @MakeMoviesGreat and like all our pictures on Instagram, @MakeMoviesgreat. Don’t forget, this podcast is available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio and YouTube.
Make Movies Great Again is a weekly movie discussion podcast hosted by Matt Vieira, Adam Bernardino and Sean Abernathy. It’s our never-ending struggle to destroy cynicism in the box office. This weekly podcast is a casual get-together for movie fans of all shapes, sizes and creeds. It’s a safe space for Nick Cage fans, Ben Affleck fan club members and Fast and Furious lovers. Call 401-285-8120 to join the conversation by leaving a voicemail for us to play on the show!
On episode 26 we talk cheap movies that made BIG money, WrestleMania and the return of Drinking With Class. Call and leave a voicemail to be heard LIVE on the show – 401-285-8120. Twitter – http://www.twitter.com/AverageNobodies
Opening (00:00 – 00:56), Trailers of the week (00:56 – 11:40), Fastest 30 seconds (11:40 – 12:50), Ben Affleck out as Batman (12:50 – 27:40), Rufio prequel? (27:40 – 31:15), What are we watching (31:15 – 49:23), Wrap up (49:23 – 54:02)
Twitter – http://www.twitter.com/AverageNobodies • Matt Twitter – http://www.twitter.com/MattFromRi • Adam Twitter – http://www.twitter.com/Adam_barnardino • Instagram – http://www.instagram.com/AverageNobodies • Facebook – http://www.Facebook.com/averagenobodies • Website – http://www.averagenobodies.com
After the final numbers were tallied, the dinosaur thriller inched past “Marvel’s the Avengers” to become top dog on the all-time list, with a U.S. debut of $208.8 million. The superhero blockbuster was the previous record holder with a $207.4 million bow. It also topped “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2″ and its $314 million opening to set a new benchmark for an overseas launch with $315.6 million.
Universal, the studio behind the film, initially estimated that “Jurassic World” would open to $204.6 million domestically, but the blockbuster had a stronger than anticipated Sunday.
Have yourself a weekend, Jurassic World. How stupid does Universal feel right now? Estimating $204.6 million. Uh news flash, you were $4.2 million off. Maybe do better next time. These are obviously supernatural numbers, and I’m glad that Jurassic World was the movie to do this. On top of having America’s sweetheart Chris Pratt as it’s lead, it’s nice to see a non superhero movie get some loving. The Avengers or Iron Man or the upcoming Batman vs. Superman are almost cheat codes at this point. You know they’re going to open up at worst $100 million or more. But Jurassic World was an sequel to a 20 year old movie that definitely had some nostalgia value, but I can’t imagine anyone thought it would break records. Good for Chris Pratt, good for Jurassic World, and good for the dinosaurs. They’ve had a rough million or so years, they deserved this one.
The recently released Furious 7 isn’t just the most ridiculous entry in the fourteen-year-old Fast and Furious franchise — it’s also become by far the biggest opening weekend earner in the entire series. This weekend saw Furious 7take $384 million worldwide, with $143.6 million of that coming from the domestic audience. That makes it not only the biggest April opening weekend of all time…
To put that in perspective, that’s more than every single movie in the Twilight saga, more than Sony’s first Spider-Man movie, and far more than every single Star Warsmovie got on their first weekends. Furious 7‘s domestic launch was the biggest since 2013’s The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the sixth biggest movie launch in US history, which raked in $158 million on its first weekend. – The Verge
Did you really think Furious 7 was going to do anything other than blow the roof off the box office? The shock isn’t in the fact that they did what they did, but that they deserved it. I saw Furious 7 last Thursday in IMAX and I haven’t stopped thinking about it since. You want Vin Diesel to slug it out with Jason Statham? You got it. You want The Rock to shoot a predator drone clean out of the sky with his bare hands? You got that. You want Vin and Paul to jump a 4 million-dollar supercar between two of the tallest buildings in the world? You got that too. Mix in some hacking, fast cars, tuxedos, mountains, white tank tops, Kurt Russel, and all the Corona you can drink and you’ve got Furious 7.
PS. Not to mention the last 5 minutes is the saddest i’ve been in a movie theater since “Armageddon”