Make Movies Great Again Podcast – Incoming Gundam!
for December 12, 2017
On tonight’s podcast we make our picks for the 2018 Golden Globes and break down the new Ready Player One trailer! You can chat with us on Twitter @MakeMovieGreat, toss us a like on Facebook @MakeMoviesGreat and heart all our pictures on instagram, @MakeMoviesgreat. Don’t forget, this podcast is available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio and YouTube.
Barry – Spring 2018
The synopsis for Barry is simple: Bill Hader stars as Barry, a seasoned assassin who discovers a new passion for acting while on assignment in Los Angeles. Add in the fact that this will be airing on HBO, and you have one of the more anticipated shows of 2018. I’m a huge Hader fan dating back to his SNL days, and I think his brand of humor will be perfect for this role. Not a lot is known about this show according to IMDb, but Alec Berg is listed as a writer and director. If you don’t know that name, you’ve probably heard of some of the shows he’s worked on. Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm & Silicon Valley just to name a few. This is only a teaser trailer, but with a spring 2018 debut planned, I’m assuming a full trailer is coming soon.
Anyone like me who has seen and enjoyed Man on the Moon has to be interested in this new Netflix documentary featuring a ton of behind the scenes footage from the set. Andy Kaufman was such a unique and singular figure that it almost seemed impossible for someone to be able to portray him accurately, but Carrey’s turn as Kaufman was great. If you’re wondering how someone could transform into Kaufmann without losing a bit of themselves, you mustn’t wonder anymore, as Carrey seems to go into full detail about how he lost himself in this role. Kauffman was one of his comedic inspirations, so it’s easy to understand why he wanted to commit so fully to the part, but it clearly took a toll on him and everyone on set. Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond premieres on Netflix November 17th.
Trailer Alert – The Last Jedi
WARNING: This trailer contains potential spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. If you’d like to go into The Last Jedi fresh, then skip this trailer and just watch the first trailer to help ease your nerves. Having said all that….THIS TRAILER FUCKS. I am beyond hyped for this. Like more excited than I was for Episode VII. That’s REALLY excited. So excited that I may try to stuff myself into an industrial sized freezer so. I can be preserved and then thawed for the premiere of this film (A la Eric Cartman waiting for the Nintendo Wii).
Does this look something you’d want to see? …What a stupid question, of course it is. The question is how many times will you see it? Me, I’m going to see it at least 3 times (regular, 3D and IMAX 3D). That should hold me over until I can watch the blu-ray extras so many times that the disc breaks in a million pieces.
On today’s show we have trailers of the week, an update on the Tom Hardy Venom movie, Blade Runner 2049 early reviews and we wrap up with a little yippee ki yay mother fuckers. 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.
Will The Punisher sooth my Defenders hangover? Well, its too soon to tell. I do know that Jon Bernthal was the PERFECT choice for the gun-weidling badass. I have a feeling that the brutal visuals, awesome music, and fantastic dialogue are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Netflix’s newest superhero installment.
Please excuse me while I sync up war documentaries to Metallica albums.
You know what looks fucking terrible? Being a famous celebrity. For those that have seen Amy, the great yet incredibly sobering documentary about the late Amy Winehouse, you’ll know what I mean. Being a celebrity, especially one in the entertainment business, looks terrifying. You’re constantly being pulled in a million different directions and you never seem to have a personal moment to breathe. Inviting a documentary crew from Netflix to follow you around 24/7 isn’t necessarily going to help that, but it does give fans a peek inside celebrities everyday lives. Gaga: Five Foot Two, if you couldn’t tell by the title, follows around Lady Gaga last year leading up to her Super Bowl halftime show. I’m a Gaga supporter (if you don’t like Million Reasons KINDLY LEAVE) so I’m hoping this is similar to the Amy documentary minus the tragic ending. Gaga: Five Foot Two starts streaming September 22nd.
Jerry Seinfeld always does things differently, doesn’t he? While many other comedians are signing deals with Netflix and putting their new stand up sets on the streaming platform, Seinfeld took a different approach. In Jerry Before Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld literally takes you back to his childhood and early stand up days before he became an international star through Seinfeld. It’s a unique take on a stand up special and a perfect layout for something you’d watch on Netflix. Jerry Before Seinfeld starts streaming September 16th.