July 28, 2014

Breaking Bad, Kick-Ass 2, Ben Affleck as Batman and ranking Summer 2013 with Brian Spaeth – WFNY Podcast – 2013-08-27

WFNY Podcast LogoIt’s all over folks. The Summer movie podcast of 2013 is in the books. Brian and Craig discuss some entertainment topics, review Kick-Ass 2 and then Brian ranks his movies of the summer. Craig’s ranks will be up later today in a longer post.

  • Brian edits a video live on the podcast
  • How much money would you need to not watch the last episode of Breaking Bad?
  • How much would you need to not watch the Browns in the Super Bowl?
  • Ben Affleck as Batman and the outrage and hyperbole
  • Zach Snyder and whether or not he has the leeway to make the film he wants to make
  • Kick Ass 2 and how it missed the tone of the first film
  • Craig needs to embrace his feelings about Kick Ass 2
  • Jim Carrey’s role and performance
  • Jim Carrey’s refusal to promote

Brian Spaeth’s Summer Movie Ranks for 2013

Tier 1 – Best movies of the summer
Fast 6

Tier 2 – Excellent
Pacific Rim
Gatsby
Iron Man 3

Tier 3 – Liked a lot some with reservations
Star Trek
2 Guns
World War Z

Tier 4 – Decent enough with major reservations
This is the End
Elysium
The Wolverine

Tier 5 – Some great some good but the bad overshadows everything
Man of Steel

Tier 6 – Watchable I guess but not actually good
The Internship
White House Down

Tier 7 – Bad movies
Kick Ass 2
RIPD

Tier 8 – Lowest Tier
After Earth
The Lone Ranger

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