REVIEW: Blasted

The Breakdown of 'Skyscraper', 'Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation', 'The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter' and Remembering Tab Hunter


We are already halfway through July and the kids are getting deep into their holidays now. The Movie Breakdown has reviews for three big summer movies. We've got the latest grand Dwayne Johnson action picture in the very heavily Die Hard inspired, Skyscraper. We also have the latest animated adventure in Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation. As always we discuss a Netflix original, this time it is the Josh Brolin and Danny McBride starring father and son dramedy, The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter. As well, we discuss the news of two different production companies greenlighting a movie about the Thai cave rescue and debate if it is ethical or insensitive to push through making a movie before the events are even fully over. We also look at the career of Tab Hunter and discuss the history of how Hollywood handled the personal lives of their star. As always, we had a great time recording this show and we really hope you love it. If you did, then please help us out by telling others about it.

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Star Ratings: 

Skyscraper *** (CS)
The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter ** (CS & SM)
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation ** (CS)

Summer Box Office Challenge:

Christopher's Picks:

1.
 Solo: A Star Wars Story $84 420 489
2. Incredibles 2 $182 687 905
3. Mission Impossible: Fallout 
4. Ocean’s 8 $41 607 378
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: $308 715 772

Scott's Picks:

1. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom $148 024 610
2. Deadpool 2 $125 507 153
3. Ant-Man and the Wasp $75 812 205
4. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation $44 076 225
5. Skyscraper $24 905 015
6. First Purge $17 374 280
7. Disney’s Christopher Robin 
8. Uncle Drew $15 242 781
9. Mile 22 
10. Life of the Party  $17 886 075
Total: $469 092 666 

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