Golden Globe Nominations, Sam Raimi back for Spider-Man | Movie Backlot Podcast #42


It’s time once again to join Steven, Dylan and Alexander as we talk movies on this weeks episode of the Movie Backlot Podcast. On episode 42 we talk a lot about the Sony Hack, the Spider-Man/Marvel situation and give our thoughts on the Golden Globe Nominees. We also talk Box Office numbers and talk about whats new on Blu-Ray.

Box Office

  1. Exodus: Gods and Kings $24.5 Million
  2. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I $13.2 Million
  3. Pengiuns of Madagascar $7.3 Million
  4. Top Five $7.21 Million
  5. Big Hero 6 $6.145 Million

Upcoming Movies

  • The Hobbit: The Unnecessary Mess of a Movie
  • Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
  • Annie
  • Turner
  • Song of the Sea


  1. Golden Globe Nominations Announced
  2. James Horner reveals why he did not come back for The Amazing Spider-Man 2
    1. “[Marc Webb] was very inexperienced and he and I had a very good relationship and the producers had their own opinion. And they didn’t want his input. And then Sony had their own, they just wanted action. To me, the whole thing about doing the movie was I liked the director and there was a chance to write something for the two lead characters and then she dies in the next movie. But the next movie ended up being so terrible, I didn’t want to do it. It was just dreadful.”
  3. Sam Raimiwas considered by Sony to return to the Spider-Man movies
  4. Marvel Studios did approach Sony about having Spider-Man be in Captain America: Civil War.
  5. The Wall Street Journal’s story last night, what Sony finally passed on was instead a co-production arrangement where Marvel and Sony would split Spidey movie costs 60/40 (Marvel paying the 60%). Yes, Marvel would’ve shouldered more cost, but they also would’ve regained creative control over the character and films.
  6. Amazing Spider-Man star Andrew Garfieldwon’t be invited to the Marvel party if Spiderman goes to Marvel.
  7. Latino Reviewreports that Morgan FreemanBill Nighy and Ken Watanabe have all been approached for the role in Doctor Strange.
  8. Jump Street and Men in Black crossover was discussed in Sony with Jonah Hill all for it, the MIB would be not be the original team
  9. A new report points to indie director Jeff Nichols( Mud ) as the helmer of Warner Bros. and DC’s Aquaman
  10. Rumor has it that Universal Pictures wants to reboot Miami Viceon the big screen.
  11. Rebel Wilson and Jennifer Lawrence have met Paul Feig about Ghostbusters 3
  12. Star Wars: The Force Awakens character names revealed
  13. Trailer Talk: InsideOut

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