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Episode 032: Game of Thrones, plus The Rise of Skywalker

We have to talk about Game of Thrones, right? On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we do just that, digging into the Season 8 premiere. Also on the table is reaction to the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer. From there, we jump into the Disney+ announcements, including its launch date, pricing and impressive content offerings. And as usual, what we’re enjoying this week.

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SHOW NOTES

1:46 - What we thought about Game of Thrones’ Season 8 premiere

60 Minutes goes behind the scenes on Game of Thrones

13:57 - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer reaction

35:34 - Response to Disney+ announcing launch date, pricing, and original content

Disney Plus: Every show and movie that will (or may be) available to stream (CNET)

How to live your best streaming life - and for less than $100 per month

51:31 - Swamp Thing TV series releases teaser, gets fewer episodes. Is DC Universe on shaky ground?

57:14 - What we’re enjoying this week

Chris: Bumblebee

Ian: John Byrne interviews with Mike Avila for Syfy Wire

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Episode 025: Avengers Goes Dark, Hanna Grabs Our Attention, and We Catch Up with GoT

Episode 25! Or XXV, as the Super Bowl would do it. We react to the Avengers: Endgame and Toy Story 4 Super Bowl teasers, review Amazon's Hanna pilot, look back at Game of Thrones Season 1, rant about Riverdale, and do some quick hits.

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SHOW NOTES

0:21 - Quick thoughts on Super Bowl snacks, halftime show and commercials

5:12 - Reaction to Avengers: Endgame Super Bowl teaser

13:37 - Toy Story 4 teaser and Super Bowl trailers we wanted to see

Netflix Says US Streaming Is Down 32 Percent vs Super Bowl LIII

20:53 - Reviewing Amazon’s Hanna pilot

Original Hanna movie trailer (2011)

34:42 - Retro review of Game of Thrones, Season 1, leading up to Season 8 premiere

43:20 - Chris is fed up with Riverdale, Season 3

49:01 - Quick Hits, including CBS All Access’ Twilight Zone, Disney+ and New Mutants

Disney expects to take a $150 million hit as it cuts ties with Netflix — and that's OK

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Ian: New Daredevil #1

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Episode 018: Aquaman Love

On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we review Aquaman! Did Jason Momoa sink or swim? We also discuss Mortal Engines' disastrous box office, the new MoviePass plans that may pull Chris back in and what we're enjoying this week.

Show Notes

3:22 - Review of Aquaman after early Amazon Prime screening

Aquaman makes a splash with exotic visuals and Jason Momoa’s charm

25:50 - Mortal Engines bombs. Where did it all go wrong?

38:55 - MoviePass announces new plans; Chris is tempted to re-subscribe

51:48 - What we’re enjoying this week

Chris: Live From New York by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales

Ian: Superman: The Movie 40th anniversary

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Special Edition: DC Universe early access!

The DC Universe streaming service surprised fans by launching a couple days early! (Original launch was set for Saturday, Sept. 15 - “Batman Day.”) Chris and Ian browse through the app and share their initial thoughts about which features look most exciting.

Chris is eager to dive into the “Death of Superman” story arc and then watch the new animated film.

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Ian’s looking to relive his childhood by watching Super Friends.

What content on DC Universe are you most excited about on launch? Old TV shows? The DC animated films? Cartoon series like Batman: The Animated Series and Justice League Unlimited? Or how about so many of the comic books upon which this entire venture was built, many of which include classic stories like The Dark Knight Returns?

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Episode 005: Jason Statham is My Man Crush

We've survived to five! This week on The Amusement Park Podcast, Chris Cox and Ian Casselberry discuss Henry Cavill's reported break-up with Warner Brothers over Superman, Entertainment Weekly's Captain Marvel cover story, and Season 2 of Netflix's Iron Fist.

SHOW NOTES:

3:55 - Henry Cavill reportedly won’t be playing Superman in any more DC movies

— How Hollywood tries to turn any actor into superhero shape:

The Last, Disposable Action Hero - New York Times

27:02 - Entertainment Weekly’s Captain Marvel cover story

36:18 - Reviewing Season 2 of Netflix’s Iron Fist

** Spoiler warning 40:40 to 47:26 **

Iron Fist Season 2 Is Strong and Has a Finale You Absolutely Must See - io9

51:05 - The Oscars postponing its “Most Popular Film” award

58:03 - What we're enjoying this week

Chris: Batman - The Killing Joke by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland

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Ian: Fantastic Four #1, 2 by Dan Slott and Sara Pichelli

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