The IGN Movies Show

Welcome back to the IGN Movies Podcast! In this week's episode, Jim Vejvoda and Tom Jorgensen explore all the latest news from the geek moviesphere!

We begin with a discussion on the box office failure of Solo: A Star Wars Story -- and what it might mean for the franchise, Lucasfilm, and Disney -- before moving on to our hopes for the Boba Fett movie that Logan's James Mangold may direct.

Then we chat up the latest news on the Disney-Fox deal, Hasbro's hopes for the Power Rangers franchise, and the casting of Jamie Foxx as Spawn. We also field listener questions and discuss the movies we most recently watched.

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Welcome back to the IGN Movies Podcast! In this week's episode, Jim Vejvoda, Terri Schwartz, Jacki Jing, and Tom Jorgensen talk FULL SPOILERS about Solo: A Star Wars Story.

We go into what we liked and didn't about the Han Solo origin story, its depictions of Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian, Alden Ehrenreich's performance in the title role, the new characters, surprise appearances and fan service, and more.

It should be noted this spoilercast was recorded before Solo opened -- and promptly disappointed at the box office.

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Welcome back to the IGN Movies Podcast! In this week's episode, Jim Vejvoda, Tom Jorgensen, and Joshua Yehl talk up the latest developments in the geek moviesphere.

First, we chat up the most noteworthy new trailers (including our thoughts on the first look at The Predator), the news about a G.I. Joe spin-off featuring Snake-Eyes, and more.

The bulk of this week's episode, though, is dedicated to us picking our absolute favorite and least favorite entries in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

We also respond to listener questions, including offering our choices for our favorite classic Universal Monster movies.

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Welcome back to the IGN Movies Podcast! In this week's episode, Jim Vejvoda, Tom Jorgensen, Terri Schwartz, Laura Prudom, and Joshua Yehl all chime in on what they thought about Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War -- in FULL SPOILERISH detail!

Tom and Laura team for their segment -- with Jim, Terri, and Joshua paired for theirs -- where they chat about whether they liked the movie, what they thought about who lived and who died, and if they liked Thanos as a villain.

We also discuss how we think the MCU will move forward following the events of Infinity War.

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Welcome back to the IGN Movies Podcast! In this week's episode, Jim Vejvoda and Tom Jorgensen are joined by entertainment features executive editor Scott Collura to talk about the latest happenings in the genre moviesphere. (And sorry for such a long break in-between episodes!)

We dive into what we thought of the new Deadpool 2 and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom trailers, and also weigh in on the current state of video game movies in light of the recent release of Rampage. We also discuss the news that Steven Spielberg will direct a DC movie.

The bulk of this week's episode, though, is dedicated to which summer movies we're most looking forward to, starting with Marvel's The Avengers: Infinity War ... which we will be back next week to talk about in full spoilerish detail!

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Welcome back to the IGN Movies Podcast! In this week's episode, Jim Vejvoda, David Griffin, and Tom Jorgensen talk about the latest happenings in the genre moviesphere.

We delve into what we thought of The Shape of Water and Get Out's Oscar victories, and share our reactions to the big winners overall.

We also discuss some of the most recent, big geek movie news, including the confirmation of Kristen Wiig's casting as Cheetah in Wonder Woman 2.

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Welcome back to the IGN Movies Podcast! Jim Vejvoda, Laura Prudom, and Tom Jorgensen talk FULL SPOILERS about Marvel's Black Panther in this week's episode.

We talk about what we thought of director Ryan Coogler's vision, Killmonger as the villain, and what the movie means in the larger cultural sense.

Our colleagues Terri Schwartz, David Griffin, and Joshua Yehl also lend their insights into what worked and didn't with the movie.

We also discuss what the events happening in Black Panther might mean for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Welcome back to the IGN Movies Podcast! Jim Vejvoda, Tom Jorgensen and Joshua Yehl talk about the glut of comic book movie trailers that dropped this week, from Venom, Deadpool 2, and Marvel's The Avengers: Infinity War.

We dive into the big DC movie news about Joaquin Phoenix being up for the role of Joker in a standalone film and Michael Bay possibly directing Lobo.

We also discuss Netflix's surprise drop of The Cloverfield Paradox after the Super Bowl and share our thoughts on the film, as well as our reactions to the first trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story.

 

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Welcome back to the IGN Movies Podcast! This week, Jim Vejvoda and Tom Jorgensen are joined by our new Executive Editor of TV, Laura Prudom, to discuss at length what we thought of this year's Oscar nominations

The Shape of Water led the pack with 13 nominations, but this year's nominations also saw a slew of praiseworthy firsts.

We discuss what we thought of the various nominated films, performers, and directors as well was which movies and artists we think were overlooked this year.

We also give our thoughts on those Captain Marvel set photos that revealed Carol Danvers' costume and react to those rumors that Netflix might distribute Cloverfield 3.

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Welcome back to the IGN Movies Podcast! This week, Jim Vejvoda, David Griffin, and Tom Jorgensen take a look back at the films that came out on top in 2017 and share their thoughts on the most notable movies coming in 2018.

We discuss the overall box office performance of -- and some of the very heated divisiveness around -- Star Wars: The Last Jedi and what we think that might mean for both Solo: A Star Wars Story and Last Jedi director Rian Johnson's planned new Star Wars trilogy.

And with awards season now upon us -- the Golden Globes are this weekend -- we debate what sort of Oscar chances the likes of Wonder Woman, Get Out and Logan have in light of the nominations they've received from critics and industry groups.

We also weigh in on the news that DC Films is getting a new boss as well as Netflix's critically savaged fantasy film Bright getting a sequel.

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