Spoiler Nation Podcast: "Alien Covenant", "Wonder Woman", "The Mummy", and why movie franchises fail
Sequels. Cinematic universes. Movie franchises. Call it what you want, but for avid cinephiles or casual moviegoers, this is the reality we have to live with now. What makes some movie franchises successful, and what makes others flaming bags of garbage? We explore this question by diving deep into spoiler territory and breaking down the most recent products of the movie franchise machine on the latest episodes of our Spoiler Nation podcast.
THE GOOD: We swoon over the best installment of the DC Extended Universe so far, Wonder Woman:
THE BAD (okay it's actually mediocre at worst, but that's less catchy): We ponder over Alien: Covenant, the 6th installment to Ridley Scott's Alien series:
THE UGLY (this one may be true): We dig deep into The Mummy reboot (sans Brendan Fraser, because there is no god), Universal Studio's maiden voyage into their own DARK UNIVERSE: