Episode 173: The Death Of Summer Blockbusters
Summer is at an end, and with it, comes the potential death of the big summer blockbuster. We delve into that and the week in geeky news on an all new…The Surly Nerd!
Is this the end of the summer blockbuster?
Greetings adventurers, and welcome to this weeks installment of The Surly Nerd! After our prelude, we head into comics where DC tells us what’s in store for this years Batman day. We also delve into what kind of movie the Black Panther film will be and we hear what’s around the corner for the Justice League after DC’s Rebirth. Level one closes out with a talk about Surgeon X by IMAGE as we celebrate new intellectual properties coming to comics.
In game industry news, Nintendo has held another Nintendo Direct and the results are…disappointing. We also hear how Sony is tackling the mobile space and wrap up level 2 with a discussion about how Final Fantasy XV may change the franchise.
Over in the world of entertainment, we have RED camera celebrating the explosions of Michael Bay and a look at the new Sci-Fi version of Spartacus. Netflix also gives us a taste of their new science programs with “White Rabbit” and “Bill Nye Saves the World”. The curtain falls on level 3 with a discussion about the new Star Trek series and if we are really on board with it.
In our epilogue this week we discuss the concept of the big Hollywood summer blockbuster, and if it has any staying power. As always, we appreciate all our adventurers who listen to the show every week and we look forward to your feedback on what we discuss! (firstname.lastname@example.org!)
Grab a drink and settle on in for this weeks action packed episode of…The Surly Nerd
Episode 173: Death Of Summer Blockbusters Summary
In Comic Industry News – Batman Day, Black Panther, Justice League vs Suicide Squad, Surgeon X
In Game Industry News – Nintendo Direct, Sony Mobile, Final Fantasy XV
In Entertainment News – RED Cameras, Spartacus, White Rabbit, Bill Nye Saves the World, Star Trek Discovery
Epilogue – The end of the summer blockbuster
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