Roundtable 42: Blue People Fighting


How the Great Smurf War started! As a follow-up to our X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) review last week, Chris, Eric, and Dimitri discuss the controversy surrounding the film’s promotional billboard, wherein Apocalypse strangles Mystique. Also, Dimitri gives a brief review of Jon Chu’s Now You See Me 2 (2016), and Chris sneaks in an extra recommendation, as if we wouldn’t notice. Come back next time as we discuss Paramount’s upcoming plans for the Friday the 13th franchise.

  • 00:00     Introduction
  • 00:35     Show and Tell: They Live
  • 02:16     Show and Tell: Now You See Me 2
  • 06:29     Show and Tell: The Fireman
  • 07:11     Show and Tell: Enter the Battlefield
  • 12:05     News: Mel Gibson Will Direct The Passion of the Christ 2
  • 18:24     Trigger Alert: X-Men Apocalypse Versus Women
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Podcaster / Guest Contributor With a sordid past involving illustrations, libraries, and subtitles, Chris has reinvented himself as a specialist in the liberal insertion of puns. Like anyone working with words, he hides an embarrassing novel in his drawer but not in his drawers.