Lambcast #591 The Tomorrow War

by Richard Kirkham · July 6, 2021 · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments

The Independence Day weekend has been a location for blockbuster Summer movies for decades now, but this year, the long holiday weekend found the Big Blockbuster movie, not on a cinema screen but on your TV screen. “The Tomorrow War” was originally planned as Paramount’s big Christmas release, but it got pushed back and then sold for a bundle to Amazon, who decided not to go theatrical but straight to streaming.

The idea here is a reverse Terminator, let’s send the past to the future to fight the war. How does it all work out? Well, in the movie, the population of the planet is devastated with only five hundred thousand humans left to fight the war. On the Lambcast, our casualties were almost as high as Richard was only able to wrangle up a couple of Lambs to talk about this film, however there is a lot of fight in the Lambs he found.

 

Jeffery Lyles and Thomas Stoneham-Judge, drop into the war to take on this behemoth movie that was too shy to find a big screen to play on. The opinions are about as far apart on the spectrum as you can get, and it sounds sometimes as if Thomas is trying to communicate from thirty years in the future, but he still manages to get his licks in.

So we have Chris Pratt, J.K. Simmons, Yvonne Strahovski, Sam Richardson, Edwin Hodge and others, on the ground in the future and today to fight a voracious enemy that is all malice.

Introduction

Spoilers Start   14:00

Lambscores   43:30

Rants/Raves/Reviews   47:00

Plugs   56:30

Jeffery  Lyles Movie Files   

Thomas   For Reel Movie News and Reviews   

Richard   80s Nostalgia Central   

The show can be found, of course, via iTunes – just do a search for “LAMBcast.” Also, I always post a link to the show on the LAMBcast’s Facebook page, and there’s a player there if you’d like to listen online. Find the show here:

https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/lambcast/episodes/2021-07-06T08_41_27-07_00

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