This Week’s Podcast: ‘The Offer,’ ‘The Northman’ Reviews; Weekend Box Office Report; ‘Back to the Future’ VHS Auction

In this week’s episode of the Media Play New Podcast, hosts Charles Parkman and Charlie Showley cover two of John Latchem’s reviews. The first is for the Paramount+ docudrama The Offer, chronicling the behind-the-scenes production of The Godfather. The second is for the historical drama The Northman, mentioned on past podcast episodes and now expanded on even further.
Following this week’s reviews are the box office stats for Disney’s Lightyear as well as Jurassic World: Dominion and Top GunLightyear had a difficult opening weekend, but the other two films continue to shine with strong audience turnout. The hosts debate the effect direct-to-streaming movies have had for the past couple of years on audience habits.
The episode wraps up with an interesting story on a VHS copy of Back to the Future selling for tens of thousands of dollars at auction, and similar cases where old pieces of media have sold for eye-watering prices.

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