2022-04-23 - Saturday Matinée Lobby Card

2022-04-23 • Saturday Matinée

Mandy Kaplan leads a ragtag group of survivors, Ocean Murff and Ray DeLancey, in an exploration of Netflix's Russia problem, a Spider-delay, Nike, sequels and some seriously unreliable trailers.

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Mandy Kaplan leads Ocean Murff and Ray DeLancey in this week’s Saturday Matinée, and they begin with Netflix’s Russia problem. Yes, the company lost subscribers in spite of promising gains last quarter, and sure, there’s a likely a password sharing problem. But could it be, possibly, and we’re just spit-balling here: they are spending too much money on bad movies making the good movies hard to find? I guess we’ll never know.

Spider-verse II is getting a delay. We’re hopeful they are just tightening things around the edges and it doesn’t have anything to do with that weird trailer cut-scene they released a while back.

Affleck and Damon are coming together for a Nike/Jordan film. Don’t worry, as far as we’ve heard, there is no de-aged Michael Jordan in it.

THE LIST!

Ok, look. If we’re honest, some of these aren’t exactly sequels, rather reboots. But since we don’t want to get in a big fight about it in show notes, we’re going to let it be: Sequels better than their predecessors ahoy!

Ocean’s List

  1. Predators
  2. Fast Five
  3. Batman Begins

Ray’s List

  1. Halloween Kills
  2. American Reunion
  3. The Bride of Frankenstein

Mandy’s List

  1. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
  2. Vacation
  3. Grease 2 🤦‍♂️

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