Episode 12: 2014 Summer Movie Preview, Steven Spielberg VS. Michael Bay, Top 5 Blockbusters Films

 X-Men: Days of Future Past, Godzilla (2014), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

Coming to a theater near you! We discuss the business behind blockbuster films, debate what makes for a great summer movie, and explore what the future of cinema might look like. From Captain America: The Winter Soldier to Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, we predict what films will earn the Super Fantastic Nerd Hour stamp of approval. The kings of summer cinema, Steven Spielberg and Michael Bay, face off in the INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER. We share our top 5 blockbuster films.

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Show Notes

  • 0:00  29:44: The business of blockbuster films.
  • 29:45 – 55:25: 2014 summer movie preview.
  • 55:26 – 1:02:59: INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER – Steven Spielberg VS. Michael Bay.
  • 1:03:00 – 1:26:38 Top 5  blockbuster films.

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2014 Summer Film Predictions

Conrad

  1. X-Men: Days of Future Past
  2. Godzilla
  3. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Ali:

  1. X-Men: Days of Future Past
  2. Guardians of the Galaxy
  3. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Top 5 Blockbuster Films

Conrad

  1. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  2. Star Trek (2009)
  3. X-Men
  4. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  5. Jurassic Park

Ali:

  1. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  2. Jurassic Park
  3. Independence Day
  4. Spider-Man
  5. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Honorable Mentions:

  • Die Hard
  • Ghostbusters
  • Back to the Future
  • The Dark Knight
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • The Rock
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan