06/03/2021 – Heroes and Droids Guide June 2021Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to movies and TV shows about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to DC, from Star Wars to Star Trek, From James Bond to the Fast and the Furious, we will review the theatrical films and stream delights you care about most!
I am your host Doc Rotten and joining me tonight are:
Podcasting Rock Star and International Cosplay Queen, Vanessa Thompson
and Award-winning Filmmaker, Christopher G. Moore
06/04 – Sweet Tooth (Netflix, Series)
Synopsis: A boy who is half human and half deer survives in a post-apocalyptic world with other hybrids. Eight (8) episodes.
Creators: Jim Mickle, Beth Schwartz
Based on the DC comics series created, written and drawn by Jeff Lemire
Director: Jim Mickle
Writer: Christina Hamm, Jeff Lemire, Jim Mickle
Cast: Christian Convery, Nonso Anozie, Dania Ramirez, James Brolin, Will Forte
06/09 – Loki (Disney+, Series)
Synopsis: A new Marvel chapter with Loki at its center. Six (6) Episodes
Director: Kate Herron
Writer: Michael Waldron
Cast: Tom Hiddleston, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Owen Wilson, Sasha Lane, Richard E. Grant, Wunmi Mosaku
06/10 – Infinite (Paramount+)
Synopsis: A man discovers that his hallucinations are actually visions from past lives.
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Writers: Ian Shorr, Todd Stein
Based on the book “The Reincarnation Papers” by D. Eric Maikranz
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sophie Cookson, Dylan O’Brien, Jason Mantzoukas, Rupert Friend, Toby Jones, Wallis Day
06/11 – In The Heights (Theatrical/HBOMax)
Synopsis: The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop. The likeable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life.
Director: Jon M. Chu
Writer: Quiara Alegria Hudes, Lin-Manuel Miranda
Cast: Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Stephanie Beatriz, Melissa Barrerra, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jimmy Smits, Chris Jackson, Marc Anthony
06/18 – Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard (Theatrical)
Synopsis: The bodyguard Michael Bryce continues his friendship with assassin Darius Kincaid as they try to save Darius’s wife Sonia.
Director: Patrick Hughes
Writer: Tom O’Conner, Brandon Murphy, Phillip Murphy
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas, Frank Grillo, Morgan Freeman, Tom Hopper, Richard E. Grant
06/18 – Luca (Disney+, Pixar)
Synopsis: On the Italian Riviera, an unlikely but strong friendship grows between a human being and a sea monster disguised as a human.
Director: Enrico Casarosa
Writer: Jessa Andrews, Mike Jones
Cast: Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, Maya Rudolph, Jim Gaffigan
06/25 – The Ice Road (Netflix)
Synopsis: After a remote diamond mine collapses in the far northern regions of Canada, an ice driver leads an impossible rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save the lives of trapped miners despite thawing waters and a threat they never see coming.
Director: Jonathan Hensleigh
Writer: Jonathan Hensleigh
Cast: Liam Neeson, Holt McCallany, Amber Midthunder, Matt McCoy, Laurence Fishburne
06/25 – F9 (The Fast Saga / The Fast & The Furious 9) (Theatrical)
Synopsis: Cipher enlists the help of Jakob, Dom’s younger brother to take revenge on Dom and his team.
Director: Justin Lin
Writer: Daniel Casey, Justin Lin, Alfredo Botello
Cast: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Nathalie Emmanuel, Charlize Theron, John Cena, Finn Cole, Sung Kang, Anna Sawai, Helen Mirren, Kurt Russell