Have you tried…not being a Cinemaholic? The “X-Men” franchise is on its last wings these days, so Jon and Will are here to discuss Dark Phoenix, Fox’s last breath of fire before Disney bought the rights to these characters. We also discuss the new comedy Late Night starring Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson, The Secret Life of Pets 2 from Illumination, and Joanna Hogg’s latest film The Souvenir from A24.
This week’s theme music is “X-Men Cartoon Theme for Orchestra” by George Shaw.
- 00:00:00 – Will catches up on Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Ma, and Loqueesha; Jon talks about Chernobyl, When They See Us, and Then Came You
- 00:34:20 – Dark Phoenix
- 01:06:15 – Late Night
- 01:23:19 – The Secret Life of Pets 2
- 01:45:42 – The Souvenir
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Jon is the co-host of Cinemaholics and author of two books: the novel Killerjoy and a book about Pixar called The Pixar Theory. His favorite movie is usually The Mask of Zorro (don’t ask).