Episode 80 – Isle of Killer Giant Dogs

Isle of killer giant dogs anyone? This week we talk about the spin-off series “Cobra Kai” continuing the exploits of the original Karate Kid. We go to the “Isle of Dogs” and critique the latest Wes Anderson animated feature. And in our main segment, we slay “I Kill Giants” the movie adaptation of the graphic novel of the same name. Listen now!

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Starting off we sweep the leg and review “Cobra Kai”. A spin-off sequel following the exploits of Johnny Lawrence. Fans of the original “Karate Kid” film will remember him as Daniel LaRusso’s antagonist. The show picks up thirty-four years after the original and has generated quite the buzz. With Ralph Macchio and William Zabka reprising their roles, will the new series inspire a new generation? Or is “Cobra Kai” more nostalgia bait trying to cash in three decades too late?

Cobra Kai Ep 1 – “Ace Degenerate” – The Karate Kid Saga Continues

I love Dogs, geddit?

And from acclaimed director, Wes Anderson comes “Isle of Dogs” his newest film since 2014’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel”. This marks his second attempt at an animated film, featuring the voices of Bryan Cranston, Jeff Goldblum and at least one Wilson brother. The film follows Atari Kobayashi, with a pack of newly-found canine companions in his journey to find his dog, Spots. It’s a tale of hijinks and adventure with all the characteristics of Anderson’s unique style of storytelling.

ISLE OF DOGS | Official Trailer | FOX Searchlight

Isle of killer giant dogs maybe

And rounding out the episode we review the other film based on a comic book starring Zoe Saldana. “I Kill Giants”, tells the story of  Barbara Thorson( Madison Wolfe), the only thing that stands between terrible giants and the destruction of her small town. But as she prepares to do battle, her school counsellor ( Saldana) invokes inner demons that cause Barbara to question everything. From the producers that brought you, Harry Potter, will the film slay? Or will it be crushed beneath the unstoppable reign of Avengers: Infinity War?

I Kill Giants – OFFICIAL TRAILER

Intro Theme: “Second Strike” by Potato-Tan

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