REVIEW: Blasted

The Breakdown of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story', 'Cargo', 'Catching Feelings' and 'Forgive Us Our Debts'


It is the end of a long weekend in the United States and that means a big movie was just released. This time we go an even longer time ago in a galaxy far, far away with the origin story of a popular iconic movie character in Solo: A Star Wars Story. We review that big movie as well as three Netflix originals. We talk about the Martin Freeman starring Australian zombie movie called Cargo. We also have a South African romantic comedy in Catching Feelings. We finish our global tour with an Italian drama called Forgive Us Our Debts. From there, both Scott and I admit we are old and that maybe not all movies are targeted towards us. So, we discuss if a film critic should reviews movies that are not designed for their demographic or personal tastes. As always, we had a great time recording the show and we hope you loved it, and if you did then please spread the word to other movie fans.

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Movie Ratings:

Cargo *** (CS) & **½ (SM)
Solo: A Star Wars Story *** (CS)
Catching Feelings **½ (CS) & *** (SM)
Forgive Us Our Debts *** (CS & SM)

Summer Box Office Challenge:

Christopher's Picks:

1.
 Solo: A Star Wars Story $84 420 489
2. Incredibles 2
3. Mission Impossible: Fallout 
4. Ocean’s 8 
5. Equalizer 2 
6. Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again 
7. Crazy Rich Asians
8. The Meg
9.  The Spy Who Dumped Me 
10. Teen Titans Go to the Movies 
Total: $84 420 489

Scott's Picks:

1. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
2. Deadpool 2 $125 507 153
3. Ant-Man and the Wasp 
4. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
5. Skyscraper
6. First Purge 
7. Disney’s Christopher Robin 
8. Uncle Drew 
9. Mile 22 
10. Life of the Party $17 886 075
Total: $143 393 228

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