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The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #319: Strictly News 07.03.2017

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Strictly News is where we discuss the latest in film trailers, news, and box office.

In this episode, we talk: Matt Reeves’ Batman, Spider-Man news, Lord/Miller replaced with Ron Howard for Han Solo, and more!

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:03:26) Movie Trailer Talk
(00:17:39) Comic Book Movie News
(00:37:16) Star Wars News
(00:51:21) Movie News
(00:57:55) Box office
(01:03:02) Netflix Pick of the Week

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #292: The Lego Batman Movie

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Since we don’t know when we might get another Batman movie, we have to settle for the fun-filled world of Lego. The Lego Batman movie adds Michael Cera (Robin) and Zack Galifianakis (Joker) along with Will Arnett’s Batman, with some pleasant surprises along the way.

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:01:12) Film Discussion
(00:17:58) Final Rating
(00:21:32) Film Recommendations

Justice League Comic-Con Trailer Breakdown

After the damage control set visits Warner Bros. offered some of Batman v. Superman‘s toughest critics, we expected to at least see one of the clips described in said visits at Comic-Con. What we didn’t expect was a full trailer.

Below we have our trailer stills and breakdown.

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2016 Movie-A-Day #95: Batman: Year One

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Back to the DC Animated films with Batman: Year One, the adaptation of the 4-issue Frank Miller comic book series.

2016 Movie-A-Day #90: Batman: Bad Blood

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Too many bats on the dance floor? Never. When Bruce Wayne is gone, Nightwing takes on the mantle, but for how long? Find out in Batman: Bad Blood.

2016 Movie-A-Day #85: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1

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With the release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Paul uses his Movie-A-Day challenge to begin the animated adaptation of the Frank Miller comic, The Dark Knight Returns.

San Diego Comic-Con 2015: What We Can’t Wait For

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Somewhere, a man feverishly polishes his custom made “chrome trooper” helmet. In New Jersey, Kevin Smith finishes ironing another one of his custom oversized hockey jersey’s. And in southern California, the San Diego Convention Center custodial staff prepare for the wretched hive of stink and villainy that is the men’s bathroom during the biggest pop culture celebration of the year. Yes, if you didn’t realize it by now, it’s Comic-Con week.

While we here at The Screen Watcher Guild won’t be attending this time around, we’ll be eating up any info or grainy bootleg Hall H video we can get our greasy palms on. If you are going, lucky you! You get to experience the wonders of waiting two hours for exclusive overpriced merch and waiting 10 hours to be turned away from Hall H.

In all honesty, Comic-Con is a ton of fun, but you have to be willing to wait and willing to sacrifice. That’s especially true at the Con’s legendary Hall H, where this year they’ll be handing out wristbands to guarantee people a chance to see some of the Con’s biggest panels, a much needed change. Still, if you want to get into Hall H, be prepared to line up the night before to get choice seats.

If getting into Hall H proves too stressful, there’s still a TON of stuff to explore on the show floor plus plenty of smaller and more intimate panels to sit in on. Let’s take a look at some of the most high profile panels we’re looking forward too, plus some smaller panels to peep if Hall H just a’int your thing. (more…)