Episode 9 – Wreck-It Ralph

This week’s super-long episode brings discussion of Disney’s Lucasfilm acquisition as well as kids movies that have deep meanings for adults. We review Rich Moore’s Wreck-It Ralph. Full notes @ midwestfilmnerds.com

Show Notes:

  • Introduction
  • What We’ve Been Watching
    • Willie: The Amazing Spider-Man, The Walking Dead Season 3  (0:01:11)
    • Nick: The CW’s Arrow (0:07:40)
    • Alex: Cloud Atlas, Red Dawn (1984), The Neverending Story (0:11:48)
  • Film News
    • PSA: Pre-release tickets for The Hobbit are on sale today (0:25:11)
    • Nic Cage has been confirmed for The Expendables 3 (0:26:19)
    • Matthew Vaughn has left X-Men: Days of Future Past, Bryan Singer was confirmed to replace him (0:27:30)
    • Frank Grillo cast as Crossbones in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (0:30:04)
    • Disney purchased Lucasfilm for $4 Billion and plans on a 2015 release for Star Wars Episode VII  (0:36:03)
  • Review: Wreck-It Ralph (0:49:33)
    • Spoilers Start: (1:10:10)
  • Feedback/Food for Thought
    • What family films hold a lot of meaning for adults as well? (1:33:47)
  • Outro (1:48:04)

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