Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Completely Conspicuous 455: I, Reboot

Part 1 of my conversation with guest Matt Phillion as we discuss Hollywood's love of reboots. Listen to the episode below or download directly.
 

Show notes:
- Check out Matt's book Like a Comet: The Indestructibles Book 4
- All about recycling ideas
- Some reboots are self-referential
- The Brady Bunch Movie kicked off the reboot as parody
- Johnny Depp: Master of the Reboot
- Nic Cage's recent career choices
- Some improve on the original or have a different take
- Westworld, Bates Motel
- New TV shows based on Lethal Weapon and Training Day
- The industry's too risk-averse
- Comic book movie franchises reboot constantly
- So many different Batmen
- How long will Batfleck last?
- Daredevil: Netflix show is much better than the movie
- Stephen King's cocaine years
- "The hamster just fell off the wheel"
- To be continued

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The opening and closing theme of Completely Conspicuous is "Theme to Big F'in Pants" by Jay Breitling. Find out more about Senor Breitling at his fine music blog Clicky Clicky. Voiceover work is courtesy of James Gralian.

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