Bald Move TV – The Terror: Infamy Preview, Are the Disney Gods Crazy?! (featuring guest Scott Porch)

We’ve seen the first 3 episodes of The Terror: Infamy, the latest in the anthology from AMC and we’re ready to give our initial impressions.  Also, we invite producer of our new show Pickle Me This: A Rick and Morty Podcast and TV business writer for New York Post’s DECIDER, Scott Porch, on the show to discuss Disney’s announcement of the bundle price for their package of online streaming services.

Bald Movies – The Lion King (2019)

Jim and A.Ron have seen the “live-action” remake of The Lion King, but why? Why was this film made? I mean, we know the rea$on$ The Mouse is jamming this joyless attempt at cinema down our throats, but really, why? A stellar vocal cast can’t even come close to making it worth it. It’s hard to think of a more pointless endeavor, and it’s \all down hill after the cold open. Stay at home, save your money, and put on your best copy of the original on your biggest screen and crank up the sound. Enough with this pretender. Long live the original King!

Bald Movies – Aladdin (2019)

If you’re wishing for a three-way review of Disney’s latest live-action adaptation, Aladdin, then listener you’re in luck. Wish granted. Cecily, Jim, and I went to see it tonight with appropriately low expectations, but were very pleasantly surprised at how much fun and energy the movie provided. Better, the script smartly adapted the original, improving it’s pacing while also adding depth to Jafar’s intrigue and Jasmine’s character, making it smarter and more relatable to modern audiences. The Tomatometer is kinda brutal for Al and friends right now (59% as of this writing), so take our review with a grain of salt. And we’re still skeptical of the long term viability of these live-action adaptations, but we feel like this movie is proof that they aren’t necessarily doomed to be pointless wastes of time.

Bald Movies – Incredibles 2 (2018)

Cecily and A.Ron are back to discuss Incredibles 2, a sequel that’s been a long time in the making. Brad Bird returns to direct the original cast and some fun new cameos. If you liked Incredibles, this is more of it in every way.  More supers, bigger action scenes, more Mr. Incredible angst, super teenage dating, and the best animal control scene in movie history. The script is literally the same script from the first, with the same twist at the mid-way point, but the plot is really secondary to the pleasure of watching the characters metaphorically and literally bounce off each other.

Personal Arrogants

Personal Arrogants – Episode 139: The Original Angry Birds

Episode 139 is here, and it’s a doozey. Lots of great feedback, a national compound fracture, and movie talk await you. This week on the show: • Listener Feedback (10:51) • Summa’ Movie Time! (19:35) • Ancient Vegas (36:35) • Trivia! (47:15) • Disney Infinity (50:42) • Russian Mad Scientist Billionaires (1:06:58) • Facebook Roundup…