'The World's End' & Ben Affleck is Batman - SR Underground Ep. 106



The Screen Rant editorial team is back with episode one hundred six of the Screen Rant Underground podcast.

Join host Ben Kendrick, fellow SR editor Kofi Outlaw as well as guests Andrew Dyce and Hannah Shaw-William as we review The World's End, offer our thoughts on Ben Affleck as Batman, and discuss new Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers: Age of Ultron casting.

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Screen Rant Underground: Episode 106 - The World's End

We review The World's End, offer our thoughts on Ben Affleck as Batman, and discuss new Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers: Age of Ultron casting.

[0:00] News: Ben Affleck Is the New Batman; ‘Superman vs. Batman’ Release Date RevealedConfirmed: Bradley Cooper & Elizabeth Olsen In Talks With Marvel StudiosSylvester Stallone in Talks for ‘Rambo’ TV Series.

[1:14:46] Rants and Raves: The Mortal Instruments, Orphan Black, Orange is the New Black, Game of Thrones, You're Next, and Jobs.

[1:45:14] Review: The World's End (read our full The World's End review).

[2:11:29] World's End SPOILERS discussion (join the conversation in our World's End spoilers post).

[2:23:57] Twitter Handles and Contact Information.

[2:28:41] Game Rant News Brief

Hosts: Ben Kendrick, Rob Keyes, Anthony Ocasio, and Kofi Outlaw.




Next Week: TBD

Last Week’s Official Box Office Battle Reader Winner (Kick-Ass 2 opening): Sal reports the poor showing of Kick-Ass 2 and the surprise of The Butler really threw everyone for a loop. Yet, 14 people nailed the tiebreaker! However, with a score of 10, BigNerd was the high score and lone wolf this week.

Opening in theaters this week (Wide):

  • Closed Circuit (on Wed.) - 800
  • Getaway - 2,000+
  • One Direction: This is Us - 2,500+

Opening this Week in Theaters (Limited):

  • The Grandmaster - Unspecified Expansion

Use the comment section below to continue our various discussions by weighing in with your own thoughts - or just to let us know what you think of the show.

Kevin Rose Raccoon

As discussed on the show: Kevin Rose Battling a Raccoon

As discussed on the show: Ben Affleck Responds to His Batman Haters

Ben Affleck Batman

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