This Week’s MPN Podcast: ‘Avatar 2’ Box Office Blowout; James Cameron Quotes and Interviews; Charlie’s Feel-Good Christmas-Time Movie List
December 21, 2022
On this week’s episode of the Media Play News podcast, hosts Charles Parkman and Charlie Showley cover news around Avatar 2’s release. It had the fifth-largest domestic opening of the year, and made $435 million globally. It was a meaty opening weekend yet it still didn’t quite meet projections. Charles brings in a series of interviews director James Cameron has given over the years and breaks down the characteristics of this auteur director. It’s a spirited discussion around this director because the release of Avatar 2 has such a unique development history, not to mention the ongoing development of planned sequels in the franchise.
Charlie wraps up the episode with an exhaustive list of movies he watched over the weekend while he was knocked out sick in bed. It spans the gamut of thriller/criminal/mystery/