Movie Metropolis Play is back with a brand new podcast. After the success of the two previous videos that looked at the best and worst movies of 2015, myself and Rob decided there was only one option – to do another two!
There’s tears, screaming, swearing and possibly a couple of black eyes, but we can neither confirm nor deny the latter!
If there’s something strange in the neighbourhood, who you gonna call? Outraged MRAs and disappointed movie fans, that’s who.
So, Ghostbusters is yet another film where the controversies surrounding it have significantly more ink on paper devoted to them than the film itself. Increasingly common, it seems, in this age of instant controversy and easy offense. Remember Mad Max Fury: Road? That had THREE gender-based controversies.
Standing on the outside looking in, all of the wailing and gnashing of teeth over Ghostbusters seems kind of dumb. It isn’t kind of dumb, though. It’s actually a ten-car pile up of idiocy. I struggle to think of a stupider thing, maybe Michael Palin making a documentary based entirely on Pokemon Go locations in Milton Keynes. Some of the cars in this pile-up are significantly more bashed up than others, however, so here are the four lowest points of the Ghostbusters debacle! Continue reading →
We at the Battleship Potemkast extend our warmest greetings, and hope this message finds you landlubbers well. For today we stand on the cusp of greatness, at the foot of the mighty river, looking through the spyglass of destiny at the impending death of conventional media. We stand at the forefront of amateur babble about the stuff you love, and we invite you to join us in our quest to disappoint our mothers. Continue reading →