Welcome to the Comparative Opinions podcast! This week, Hosts Holly and David made it to see Blade Runner 2049 and had to talk about it! They spend some opening minutes trying to talk about the movie without spoilers, then dive into a spoiler discussion. This movie is recommended for you to see, and then maybe listen to the podcast – it’s definitely a better movie without spoilers first! You have been warned!
So, there have been a few different trailers out now for Ender’s Game, and with each successive one, I cringe a little bit more.
This is a movie that has already gone through years of development hell. It’s finally making it to the big screen. And it’s going through the controversy surrounding the Orson Scott Card, which I’ve talked about a bit before. And it even suffers – hopefully in a good way? – from a cast full of Oscar winners and nominees.
But as time goes on, I really wonder what is going on with this movie. Or with the marketing department. Or someone. Because some part of this – and I don’t know what yet – is not meeting my expectations. So I am going to include a few different trailers, and talk a bit about the book, and so all kinds of spoilers to come – and honestly, I’m not sure if the trailers are worth watching. I really don’t know. Continue reading →