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The Media Play News Podcast

Aug 17, 2022

The sequel Sonic (& Knuckles) movie gets covered this week along with a Disney+ documentary about Industrial Light & Magic, the studio responsible for many popular and influential movies including Star Wars, Jurassic Park, and more.


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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 by John Latchem

Light & Magic...

Aug 10, 2022

We turn back the clock to early 90s TV to review SeaQuest DSV while commenting on its slightly inaccurate predictions for the future (the show takes place in 2018). On the opposite end of the demographic spectrum is Lego Star Wars Summer Vacation, starring the voice of “Weird Al” Yankovic.


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Aug 3, 2022

Charles caught an early showing of Green Lantern at Comic-Con, and gets into more detail on the movie and the DC animated cinematic universe. We also cover The Lost City, whose advertising was lost amidst other movies.

Meanwhile Netflix is trying to spin up its own extended universe around its recent release The Gray...

Aug 1, 2022

This is some more from our review of Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness that didn't get included in the cut of the episode. Any time the show touches on plots from the source material, we turn to Loremaster Charles for some info on how the MCU is influenced by its comic roots.

Jul 29, 2022

In this special episode of the Media Play News podcast, hosts Charles and Charlie talk about their experience at the 2022 San Diego Comic-Con. The main floor was bustling, the lines stretched for miles, and the surrounding downtown area was transformed by studios' promotional booths for upcoming movies and shows.