B12 - You sunk my battleship! To kick off our new 'movies based on games' mini-season, podcasting legend Phil Better joins us to discuss the frankly ludicrous 2012 Hasbro cash-in 'Battleship' - starring Taylor Kitsch, Brooklyn Decker and Rihanna in a concept so thin it barely covered a single movie, let alone a potential franchise...
Nevertheless, we're not ones to shy away from a challenge, so after we've finished dissecting the horrible dialogue, dreadful pacing and the unnerving sense that Battleship is less a movie than a 130 minute propaganda piece for the US Navy, we go all in on some sequel ideas - most of which involve extending the Hasbro cinematic universe to ever more ludicrous ends...
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00.00: If you like chicken burritos...
26.30: Battleship Drinking Games
38.00: Battleship 2: Hungry Hungry Hippos
49.45: Battleship 2: Jenga Edition
54:20 Battleship 2: Guess Who?
1.03.30: Listener Submissions & Episode 103 Preview
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