In this special edition* of The Last Row Podcast, Drew and Badway rapid-react to the new 4-hour “Snyder Cut” of Justice League, recently released on HBO Max. The guys discuss the benefits of streaming releases, the pros and cons of giving directors artistic freedom, movie length, the slippery slope of fan influence on filmmaking, and a brief breakdown of the differences between the Snyder Cut and the “JOSStice League” cut of 2017. The guys also put Steppenwolf through the Villain Scale.
*DISCLAIMER: this podcast is NOT 4+ hours long, despite Drew’s original vision. Badway stripped him of his artistic freedom.
This week’s On Demand episode spotlights the releases of the Ghostbusters reboot and Zack Snyder’s Ultimate Cut of Batman v Superman. Drew and Badway debate the pre-release hate of Ghostbusters, Feig’s responses to the haters, and the tire fire that is Fall Out Boy’s remake of the theme song. Additionally, the guys get into an argument with each other over Zack Snyder’s ability to make a coherent movie with a running time under 3 hours. Also, Badway mocks Drew’s need for a physical copy of BvS over digital. The episode wraps up with a brand new edition of Plot Fiction.
This week on The Last Row Podcast, Drew and Badway go straight from the theater and into the studio to bring you their hater-free thoughts on the critically maligned and box office approved epic, Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice. In this two-part episode, the guys open by talking about the hype leading up to the release, react to the critical beating the movie took, question Zack Snyder’s reputation, and renounce their unofficial partnership with the Rotten Tomatoes scoring system. The second half (spoilers included) breaks down the host’s likes/dislikes of the film, thoughts on the Justice League tie-ins, and ponder the future of the franchise.
*If you haven’t seen the film yet, potential spoilers start at the 29:25 mark*
Welcome to the first episode of The Last Row: On Demand! Bi-weekly, we’ll release a minisode covering new and upcoming releases, share thoughts on what we’re currently watching, play some games, and any other free-flowing topics that may come up. This inaugural episode covers Drew’s excitement and Badway’s fears for the impending Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice release, the beautiful snoozefest that was The Revenant, quick thoughts on the Netflix nostalgia porn, Fuller House, and a Razzie’s recap.