SNS Sticks & Flicks 08-05-14 now archived


SNS Sticks & Flicks with Ashley Richardson is back with another episode for you. Topics covered in the gaming segment include further developments on YouTube content creators being paid to promote product, Yogscast comes under fire for a failed Kickstarter project, Crytek announces that its becoming an online publisher and moving away from development, Mastertronic moving solely to digital publishing, discarding its disc publishing, games you can get for free on Microsoft & Sony consoles, details on Call Of Duty: Ghosts’s final ‘Nemesis’ DLC pack and running through the accounts of what was shown to Quakecon fans of the upcoming DOOM game.

Tributes lead the second segment, with the passing of veteran actor James Garner & make-up artist extraordinaire Dick Smith since the last episode. Following on, the movie & entertainment news includes The Expendables 3 getting leaked on torrent sites 3 weeks before cinema release, Godzilla 2 is coming, as is a King Kong prequel, Skull Island, the new voice of Paddington Bear is announced, Bryan Cranston’s play All The Way is picked up by HBO, more casting for Jon Faverau’s Jungle Book and Christoher Walken will be Captain Hook later this year on NBC… yes, really.

There’s also reviews of the National Theatre’s live broadcast of the theatre production of Skylight, comedy drama Begin Again, animated entertainment with How To Train Your Dragon 2, historical action with Hercules and the outstanding Andy Serkis & Toby Kebbell in Dawn Of The Planet Of the Apes.

The final part has Ashley giving his thoughts on the final performance of the legendary comedy troupe Monty Python, beamed out around the world to cinemas and movie theatres, as well as British TV, and of course for the people live in attendance in the O2 Arena in London, England, with a mix of classic sketches, crazy animations, memorable musical numbers (some of which also having some updated references and lines) and even some unexpected celebrity appearances throughout their 10-night run.


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