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FilmBookCast Ep. 70 – Thor: Ragnarok

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FilmBookCast Ep. 70

FilmBookCast is an entertainment industry news podcast about the latest movie and television show news.During each episode, FilmBook contributor Mike Smith and his co-host Mike DeCriscio also review a motion picture that has recently been released. This week they’re taking on the new film from director Taika Waititi and the 17th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor: Ragnarok.

Thor: Ragnarok‘s plot synopsis: “Imprisoned, the almighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization.”

Thor: Ragnarok stars Chris HemsworthMark RuffaloCate BlanchettTom HiddlestonTessa ThompsonIdris ElbaJeff GoldblumKarl Urban, and Anthony Hopkins, among others.

SHOWNOTES

FILM NEWS (1:55)

Disney announces the cast of The Lion King remake

Amazon is producing a Lord of the Rings prequel TV series

Sony is working on a Spider-Man spinoff based on Morbius The Living Vampire

Ridley Scott replaces Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer in All the Money in the World

Rian Johnson is developing a whole new Star Wars trilogy

DISCUSSIONS (27:25)

Mike D – Stranger Things, Murder on the Orient Express

Mike S – The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)Personal ShopperDavid Lynch: The Art LifeThe Killing of a Sacred DeerYour Name

FEATURED REVIEW  (51:00)

Thor: Ragnarok

SPOILERS (1:12:50)

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About the author

Michael Smith

Mike Smith is an avid filmgoer from New York who loves to hear his own voice – luckily his work as a podcaster on FilmBook allows him to do just that. Mike graduated from The College of Saint Rose in Albany with a degree in communications, and is ready to dole out critical analysis of all your pop culture fixations. Mike is the host of FilmBookCast and can frequently be seen at his local movie theater, patiently explaining to his friends that Superman Returns is a misunderstood masterpiece.

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