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The Breakdown of 'Annabelle Comes Home', 'Yesterday' and 'Beats'


Happy Canada Day to all our Canadian listeners, and for our American fans, happy almost Independence Day. We forgot to make those well-wishes on the show, but we did remember to serve up three movie reviews. The big one is the supernatural horror sequel, Annabelle Comes Home, which is the latest in the Conjure-verse. We also have a high concept romantic comedy about a failed singer who ends up being the only one who remembers the Beatles in Yesterday. We also discuss another Netflix original movie, and this one stars Anthony Anderson as a guy who mentors a troubled music prodigy in Beats. Then Scott catches up on tons of movies with several mini reviews and includes movies like Us and Captain Marvel. We also discuss if original movies can still be box office hits or if they need to have a recognizable brand.

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Four Star Movie Rating:

Annabelle Comes Home *** (CS) 
Beats ** (CS) & **½ (SM)
Yesterday *** (CS)

The Summer Box Office Challenge Draft Picks:

Scott:

1. The Lion King
2. Hobbs and Shaw
3. Detective Pikachu - $54 365 242
4. The Secret Life of Pets 2 $46 652 680
5. Men in Black International $30 035 838
6. Annabelle Comes Home $20 269 723
7. Angry Birds 2
8. Shaft $8 901 419
9. Dora and the Lost City of Gold
10. Long Shot $9 740 064
Total: $169 964 516

Christopher:

1. Toy Story 4 $120 908 065
2. Spider-Man Far from Home
3. Godzilla: King of the Monsters $47 776 293
4. Aladdin $91 500 929
5. X-Men: Dark Phoenix $32 828 348
6. Rocketman $25 725 722
7. John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum: $56 818 067
8. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
9. Child's Play (replaced Artemis Fowl$14 094 594
10. Ma $18 099 805
Total: $407 751 823

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