Are Biopics Inherently Boring?

"Edgar Rice Burroughs was the nephew....THE WHOLE TIME!"

We saw the Ted Bundy and J.R.R. Tolkien biopics this week, and decided to discuss the genre at large. Are they inherently boring? Or is it possible to create one with style? Take a listen to find out!


0:01:26 RIP Peter Mayhew
0:03:34 Spider-Man Far From Home Trailer
0:09:51 Sonic Trailer
0:16:58 IT: Chapter 2 Trailer
0:20:30 Endgame BO update
0:23:31 Disney Release slate
0:24:47 Batman Pushed to 2020 production date
0:25:44 Amy Pascal leaves Sony for Universal

Shit We Watched

0:29:40 Manhunt: Unabomber
0:32:56 Kill the Messenger
0:37:09 Ben is Back
0:40:17 Little Woods
0:43:03 Long Shot
0:51:36 Tolkien
0:55:07 Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 4 SPOILERS
1:10:05 Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile


1:22:34 Are Biopics Inherently Boring?



Lazy Filmmaking is a Plague

"Uhhh we uhhh we got uhhhh real loser, code 24 17."


This week on the show, we talk about a ton of news (yes… lots of Marvel), get into some trailers after some annoying interruptions, and then discuss lazy filmmaking techniques. Enjoy!


0:01:38 Disney/Fox merger is finished
0:03:21 Florence Pugh joining Black Widow
0:04:40 Pet Sematary reviews are in
0:05:42 Sony has a 7 year plan....
0:07:35 Head of WB steps down
0:14:07 Shazam opening weekend projections
0:18:55 James Gunn back to Guardians 3
0:21:34 Slipknot drama

Trailer Time

0:28:10 Trailer Time (Doom Annihilation, Brightburn, Aladdin, Toy Story 4, Avengers Endgame)

Shit We Watched

0:45:47 Horror Noire
0:47:54 Missions
0:49:33 Love, Death, & Robots
0:52:34 Rabid
0:55:33 Sleepaway Camp
0:58:40 Arrested Development new season
1:04:50 Birds of Passage
1:08:46 Captive State


1:20:50 Lazy Filmmaking is a Plague