This episode of Watch.Read.Listen. is Part 2 of our Season 2 opener, "It's on Random." We discuss a variety of topics including film editing, sequels, adaptations, superhero fatigue, and unlikable characters in movies. On a side note, the new WRL drinking game is drink whenever we mention Devin Faraci.
1. Every Frame a Painting - an excellent video series and blog about the art of film. We discuss the latest episode, "How Does an Editor Think and Feel?"
2. Kirby Ferguson's Everything is a Remix, specifically the newest episode on Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
3. Tony Zhou's (creator of Every Frame a Painting) article from December 21, 2015 "The Force Awakens is Deeply Broken"
4. Ghostbusters (2016) - Specifically the irrationality surrounding reaction to the film (see our Ballad of the Fanboys episode for more on this topic in general)
5. Superhero "fatigue" and why we think that's not really an issue or a thing
Devin Faraci's article on it
6. Game of Thrones Season 6 (SPOILERS)
7. Preacher Season 1 Episode 1 (SPOILERS)
iFanboy podcast on it
Devin Faraci's "My Problem with Preacher"
8. (fittingly) The Hateful Eight and how a movie doesn't have to have good, likeable people to be enjoyable
Devin Faraci's "The Hateful Eight Review: America's Original Sin as 'The Thing'"