Oscars

Episode 029: Arrowverse Crazyness! Plus, Spielberg vs. Netflix

Oliver Queen is ready to become something else! On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we react to the CW and Stephen Amell announcing Arrow's end after Season 8. Also, we note the passing of Luke Perry, his cultural impact and role on Riverdale. Is Steven Spielberg right about Netflix and the Oscars? Chris rejoins MoviePass. And what are we enjoying this week?

We’ll have a Captain Marvel review coming up in a bonus episode! —

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SHOW NOTES

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2:25 - CW and Stephen Amell announce Arrow will end with Season 8

Stephen Amell’s announcement on Facebook Live

Green Arrow Will End With Issue 50

Netflix announces first slate of series and films based on the stories of Mark Millar

26:45 - Luke Perry dies from a fatal stroke at 52

36:20 - Steven Spielberg doesn’t think Netflix films should be eligible for Academy Awards

The Spielberg vs. Netflix Battle Could Mean Collateral Damage for Indies at the Oscars

AD’s Trade Request, Plus Steven Soderbergh on 30 Years of Making Movies

50:24 - Chris rejoins MoviePass

54:50 - What we’re enjoying this week

Ian: Seth Everett interviews DC Daily crew on Hall of Justice podcast (Ep. 120)

Chris: Bodyguard on Netflix

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Episode 028: Oscars recap! Plus, True Detective, Doom Patrol and Trouble in Arrowverse

We break out the tuxes and dresses on the latest Amusement Park Podcast for our reactions to the Oscars (especially Black Panther and the Best Picture race) and the True Detective Season 3 finale. Also, thoughts on Doom Patrol, the Arrowverse's future, an Aquaman sequel in 2022, and what we're enjoying this week.

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SHOW NOTES

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2:20 - Reaction to 2019 Oscars: Did we miss a host? Did Black Panther have a chance at Best Picture?

27:32 - Thoughts on True Detective’s Season 3 finale: Was it anticlimactic? Did the end satisfy?

45:46 - Doom Patrol, Episode 2: What did Cyborg add to the mix?

Quick Hits

54:16 - Is CW looking at cancelling Supergirl?

Supergirl In Danger Of Being Cancelled Due To Low Ratings

57:52 - Aquaman 2 coming in 2022

1:01:04 - What We’re Enjoying This Week

Chris: Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy

Ian: Jon Bernthal on WTF with Marc Maron

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Episode 026: The True Cost of Streaming and Mr. Rogers Still Has the Right Idea

Won't you be our listener? On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we discuss the Mr. Rogers documentary, Won't You Be My Neighbor, which is now on HBO and PBS. Also, getting the best value for your streaming bucks and a bunch of Quick Hits (including Robert Pattinson Batman rumors)!

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SHOW NOTES

1:30 - Reviewing Won’t You Be My Neighbor, now on HBO and PBS

21:14 - What is the ideal streaming service setup?

Chris’s article: How to live your best streaming life - and for less than $100 per month

Quick Hits

42:40 - Hallmark Channel doing Christmas movies all year

This Is Not a Drill: Hallmark Channel Is Now Airing Christmas Movies All Year

46:00 - First teaser for Aladdin, glimpse of Will Smith as genie

49:29 - Could Robert Pattinson be the next Batman?

52:22 - Oscars announce four awards will be handed out during commercial break

57:09 - Breaking Bad movie will premiere on Netflix, then broadcast on AMC

58:57 - What we’re enjoying this week

Ian: Rian Johnson’s response to rumors of leaving his Star Wars trilogy

Chris: Big Shot, ESPN 30 for 30 documentary

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Episode 023: The Punisher, the Oscars, and Glass Misses the Mark

Welcome back, Frank! On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we react to the first half of The Punisher, Season 2. We also discuss the Oscar nominations (notably Black Panther’s Best Picture nod), Netflix joining the MPAA, and what we’re enjoying this week. 

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SHOW NOTES

2:50 - Reaction to the first half (six episodes) of The Punisher, Season 2

17:45 - Young Justice and Titans were last week’s top streaming shows?

The top 7 shows on Netflix and other streaming services this week

22:45 - 2019 Oscar nominations; Black Panther gets a Best Picture nod

31:09 - Best Animated Film nominees; Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

  • Have most people heard of Isle of Dogs?

Who was snubbed? Who are the favorites?

38:55 - Netflix to join the MPAA

Netflix Becomes First Streamer to Join the Motion Picture Association of America

53:06 - Review of Glass

55:12 - What we’re enjoying this week

Chris: Saved By the Bell on Hulu

Ian: SYFY Wire’s Behind the Panel podcast

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