April 20, 2017
You might not remember this utterly bonkers 2006 time travel action thriller from director Tony Scott, but if you enjoy unbridled sci-fi silliness, it’s well worth a watch. This week on Beyond The Box Set, we attempt to unravel the movie’s many, many plot holes, before diving into some equally demented sequel ideas – including multiple Denzel Washingtons causing havoc in New Orleans, and a look at time travel technology in the age of the app…
00:00 Intro – Was Val Kilmer even in this movie?
15:45 Pitch One – Deja 2: Butterfly Effect
31:45 Pitch Two – Deja Vu: Deja Vu
31:00 Episode 11 Preview
March 8, 2017
This week on Beyond The Box Set, we’re pitching sequel ideas for Luc Besson’s insane sci-fi classic The Fifth Element. From Gary Oldman’s bewildering accent work to Chris Tucker’s positively Jar Jar Binks-ian performance as Ruby Rhod, it’s fair to say that this movie divides people. But what might a new take on the film look like in 2017?
From a gender-swapping Western to a mockumentary turned found footage horror, join us as we get down to business with a pair of very different, but equally ludicrous ways to bring The Fifth Element back to the big screen…
12:15 Pitch One – The Fifth Element: Odyssey of the Fifth
29:30 Pitch Two – The Fifth Element: Mangalore Nights
45:55 Episode Six Preview
February 8, 2017
An endlessly-quotable sword and sandal epic that spawned a thousand crappy imitators but strangely no direct spin-offs (yet), this week on Beyond The Box Set we’re pitching sequel ideas for Ridley Scott’s Gladiator.
Can any current Hollywood star could possibly match Russell Crowe for girth and gravitas? What if Michael Bay took over the franchise? And would this movie be as popular if it was reimagined as an all-singing, all-dancing, hyper-violent musical? These are the questions we hope to answer…
05:30 Pitch One – Gladiator! The Musical!
22:50 Pitch Two – Gladiator: Warzone
41:10 Episode Three Preview + Oscars 2017 Chat