#189 | Captain Oxtail and the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con Recap Adventure | #saysomethingnew

From the world of Wakanda to the power of Shazam, San Diego Comic-Con 2017 brought a number of film and television announcements for us to look forward to over the coming year. The SSN Crew discusses the good, bad, and bizarre (another “Flashpoint” adaptation?) of the SDCC news items, as well as the new film “Valerian,” the classic film “Imitation of Life,” the “Game of Thrones” showrunners’ problematic new HBO project, “Confederate,” and a fresh reaction to the season 2 premiere of “Insecure.”

SHOW NOTES:
• 00:00:00: Film Reviews
  ◦ “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” (2017)
  ◦ “Song of the South” (1946, and yes we’re serious)
  ◦ “Imitation of Life” (1959)
  ◦ “Hidden Figures” (2017)
• 00:23:27: San Diego Comic-Con News Roundup
  ◦ Marvel Studios: “Black Panther,” “Avengers: Infinity War,” “Thor: Ragnarok,” “Captain Marvel,” “Ant-Man and The Wasp,” “The Defenders,” “Iron Fist,” “The Punisher”
  ◦ FOX: “The Gifted,” “Gambit,” “Doctor Doom,” “Mega-Man”
  ◦ Warner Bros. (DCEU): “Shazam!,” “Flashpoint,” “Justice League,” “The Batman,” “Harley Quinn vs. The Joker”
  ◦ Warner Bros. Television (The CW): “Black Lightning,” “The Flash,” “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”
  ◦ Warner Bros. Animation: “The Death and Return of Superman,” “Young Justice: Outsiders”
  ◦ Other: “Spawn,” “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” “Doctor Who,” “Star Trek: Discovery,” “Pacific Rim: Uprising,” “Ready Player One,” “Stranger Things,” “Westworld,” “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”
• 01:37:23: TV Reviews
  ◦ “Queen Sugar” (OWN)
  ◦ “The Carmichael Show” (NBC)
• 01:41:42: Say Something Nice Challenge
• 02:05:00: In Memoriam/Outro
• 02:11:25 Post-Show: Initial “Insecure” Season 2 Reactions

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