There Can Be Only One – The Podcast 93: “Annihilation”

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TCBOO-Podcast-logoTwo movies titled Annihilation enter, only one will leave (with that title) as Herman “OmegaPrime” Davis, Mike “Regular Name” Honore, and Robert Rau watch Natalie Portman’s latest scifi flick — and the worst thing about Mortal Kombat — to determine which should be called Annihilation.

First up is a science-fiction movie most folks skipped because it looked weird, and boy howdy, was it. Natalie Portman is a botanist looking to find answers to her husband’s disappearance and reappearance, all while not getting any. The audience gets little exposition on why this should be called Annihilation, other than the author already called it that.

The second movie is just awful. After the success of the first Mortal Kombat movie, they got rid of the cast, cut the budget in half, and added a bunch of unnecessary fight scenes. Plus, there was extensive talk about Jax’s fake metal arms.

This one won’t be a toughie, but is either movie good enough to call itself Annihilation? Listen if you dare.

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Show credits:

    • Director/Producer: Robert Rau
    • Executive Producer: Jeremy White

About Robert Rau

Considered a poor man's Pat Sajak, Robert is a mild mannered state employee by day, entertainer by night.

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