June 15, 2022
In this week’s episode of the Media Play News Podcast, hosts Charles Parkman and Charlie Showley read and discuss John Latchem’s review of the summer’s most memed movie, Morbius. Not only did it flop at the box office, but online buzz around it reached such heights that it was released a second time, only to flop once again. Latchem has some thoughts, and so do our podcast hosts …
After that comes Stephanie Prange’s review of the Apple TV series “Shining Girls,” a multiverse murder thriller, and data on last weekend’s box office numbers. Jurassic World: Dominion leads the pack in spite of its lackluster critical reception, followed by Top Gun: Maverick, which is continuing its strong theater presence.
The weekly podcast wraps up with release date announcements for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, the much-talked-about Doctor Strange sequel that scored big in theaters this spring.