Episode 121 – Retro Review: Black Rain (1989)


Does this dark and gritty remake of Purple Rain still stand the test of time? Find out on this week’s episode of the podcast! We also talk about Batman, Deadpool, X-Men, TMNT, and more!

Show Notes:

  • Introduction
  • Film News:
    • Adam West and Burt Ward are voicing a new animated Batman film for 2016. (0:02:45)
    • Hugh Jackman and Jennifer Lawrence are done with X-Men after the sequel to The Wolverine and X-Men: Apocalypse, respectively. (0:04:45)
    • Ryan Reynolds tweeted the first image of his costume for Deadpool. (0:11:50)
    • Nick Antosca of NBC’s Hannibal fame will write the new Platinum Dunes Friday the 13th film. (0:15:40)
    • Warner Bros. released the first image of Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor from the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. (0:16:50)
    • The star of The CW’s Arrow, Stephen Amell, will be Casey Jones in the sequel to TMNT. (0:23:43)
  • Retro Review: Black Rain (0:28:09)
    • Spoilers Start: (0:41:26)
  • Outro (0:53:43)

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