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The Second Screeners Show – Episode 4 – Primed for Prometheus

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This week, hosts Tim Arthur and Ryan Boyles serve up a heavy dose !of what is new in TV & Film, including information about the film Prometheus that we’ll be seeing on opening night! Listen above! If you like the show, we’d love it if you would sign up for our FREE email updates on the right sidebar of this page. We’ll send you exciting news, advance information about the show, episodes, and more before everyone else knows!

News

  • AdAge: Exploding returning shows in Social Media
    • http://adage.com/article/trending-topics/returning-tv-shows-exploding-social-media/235201/
  • AMC / Dish debacle
  • Django Unchained Trailer to launch Wednesday night 6/6 at on Entertainment Tonight
    • http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1686763/quentin-tarantino-django-unchained-trailer-preview.jhtml
    • Trailer is now over at: http://unchainedmovie.com/
  • “Ms. McCluskey” actress Kathryn Joosten from Desperate Housewives died from actual cancer a few weeks after her character died in Series Finale
    • http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/04/arts/television/kathryn-joosten-neighbor-on-desperate-housewives-dies-at-72.html
  • Iron Man 3 started filming on June 4 at Epic Games in Cary, NC
    • http://www.wral.com/entertainment/story/11168839/
    • Film, which just started shooting last week in North Carolina and will move on to Florida and China, is set for release May 3, 2013.
    • First official photo http://img2.timeinc.net/ew/i/2012/06/04/iron-man-3_810.jpg
    • Also Iron Man 3 villain spoilers from set http://www.thesuperficial.com/photos/iron-patriot-iron-man-3-set-photos-james-badge-dale-coldblood/iron-patriot-iron-man3-03
  • G.I. Joe Retaliation delayed to Spring 2013!! Why?! – Replaced by Ted.

Social and Apps

  • Avengers Augmented Reality app from Wal-mart – interact with heroes and play game in stores
    • http://www.movieviral.com/2012/04/27/save-the-world-from-the-aisles-of-walmart-with-the-avengers-ar-app/
  • Amazing Spider-Man Augmented Reality app from Sony
  • Prometheus Facebook app - https://www.facebook.com/Prometheus/app_276142432469041

Previews

TV

  • Mad Men season finale coming next week – Number 1 story EW Must list this week
  • Game of Thrones finale
  • True Blood season 5 premiere coming 6/10
  • Breaking Bad – In order Seasons 1-4 starting Sunday 6/10 on AMC
  • “Before Watchmen” video ads for new comicbook - http://robot6.comicbookresources.com/2012/06/before-watchmen-tv-spot-debuts/
  • Brand X – Russell Brand talk show on FX June 28 – will this be just like Chelsea Handler with a british accent?
  • Spartacus – next new season is last one (who watches this?)
  • Longmire – Katee Sackhoff!! (Starbuck / Kara Thrace fans unite)

Film

Prometheus
Book: The book of Alien – http://getglue.com/books/book_of_alien/paul_scanlon

Viral Sites

  • http://www.weylandindustries.com/
  • http://www.projectprometheus.com/
  • Happy Birthday David viral video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOOJl5lWNfM

Trailer Park

  • New Dark Knight Rises exclusive clip debuts during the 2012 MTV Movie Awards
    • Check it out here: http://batman-news.com/2012/06/03/new-the-dark-knight-rises-footage-mtv-movie-awards-video/
  • Event: Dark Knight Marathon by AMC – tickets go on sale June 11: http://go.amctheatres.com/tdkr
  • Dark Knight Rises 91% positive via Twitter FlickTweets.com
  • Film will be 2 hours 45 minute runtime – longest in series – (165 minutes is longer than a “Harry Potter” movie and shorter than a “Lord of the Rings” movie, or as Goldilocks put it, “Just right.”)
  • Dark Knight Rises background via Empire http://batman-news.com/2012/05/31/dark-knight-rises-new-info-interviews-photos-empire/
  • Catwoman is Batman’s sidekick? http://batman-news.com/photos/the-dark-knight-rises/#!prettyPhoto[the-dark-knight-rises]/47/

Branded – like a remake of They Live?

  • http://www.movieviral.com/2012/06/03/branded-trailer-uses-qr-codes-to-warn-of-conspiracy/

Reviews

TV

  • MTV Movie Awards June 3rd (21st annual award show? wow)
  • Russell Brand aka @rustyrockets “TWILIGHT!! HUNGER GAMES!!”
  • Winners – http://insidemovies.ew.com/2012/06/03/mtv-movie-awards-winners/
  • The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1 – SERIOUSLY??? Who votes for this Damond? LOL
  • Ryan’s list of “who should have won”
  • MTV does some cool gifs coverage on tumblr – http://mtv.tumblr.com/

Film

Snow White and The Huntsman (brief recap of Episode 3)

  • As of Monday June 4: Snow White $56.3M weekend box office, MIB 3 in 2nd with $29M
  • Highs: Visuals, Production, 7 Dwarfs, Charlize Theron/Evil Queen
  • Lows: Pace, Emo Plot Missteps, Kristen Stewart, Ending
  • Rating? 2.5 stars out of 5
  • Flixster fan rating 74%
  • Critical Mass score C
  • 16K GetGlue check-ins on Opening Night by Midnight – trending at #1
  • GetGlue 47K likes over all, 202 reviews
  • Miso Average Rating 3.3 stars out of 5

Games (from E3 this week)

  • The Lost Remote Blog covers E3 coverage - http://www.lostremote.com/2012/06/05/inside-look-at-spike-tvs-all-access-live-and-e3-coverage
  • E3 coverage on Spike / GT.TV / All Access – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – check it out
  • Star Wars 1313
  • Amazing Spider-man
  • Tomb Raider reboot – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkBZ6kKeoTI

Upcoming Second Screeners Events

  • Prometheus: Friday June 8 – we’ll be recording a  Live review right after the film
  • Wives Night Out – Screener for Magic Mike end of June

 

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