Are Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic the enemy of the film industry, the friend of the consumer, or both (or neither)? The SSN Crew discusses the possible influence of negative critical reviews on this year’s dismal summer box office returns, as well as reviews of “Queen Sugar”, “Silicon Valley,” the new FX show “Snowfall.” We also discuss casting options for “Green Lantern Corps,” Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park quitting “Hawaii Five-0” because of unequal pay, and how TLC’s Kickstarted final album suffers from a Debra Killings deficit.
• 00:00:00: Intro/Film Reviews
◦ “Noah’s Arc: Jumping the Broom” (2008)
◦ “Down with Love” (2003)
◦ “Passengers” (2016) [mild SPOILERS]
• 00:00:00: Film News: The Studios vs. Rotten Tomatoes + more
• 00:20:43: TV Reviews
◦ “Snowfall” (FX)
◦ “Queen Sugar” (OWN)
◦ “Silicon Valley” (HBO)
◦ “The Carmichael Show” (NBC)
◦ “GLOW” (Netflix)
• 00:38:53: TV News: “She’s Gotta Have It” Netflix preview + more
• 00:20:43: Music Reviews
◦ TLC – “TLC” (2017)
◦ 21 Savage – “Issa Album” (2017)
◦ Sevyn Streeter – “Girl Disrupted” (2017)
• 00:20:43: Music News: Stax 60th anniversary reissues + Soundcloud’s troubles
• 00:20:43: Say Something Nice Challenge
• 00:20:43: In Memoriam/Outro
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The Say Something Nice Podcast Network family explores the best and worst in film, TV, music, pop culture, politics, and society with intelligence, humor, and a multicultural perspective often missing from the mainstream. We laugh, we fuss, and we cuss, all to help you enjoy the good, the bad and the Adam Sandler of life, and how it all connects and relates. We do it all with a healthy dose of passion, humor, and most of all, love…and we’ll always try to Say Something Nice.