The Ankler is joined by film critic Emily Yoshida (@emilyyoshida) and The Ankler’s own Editor-at-Large Jim Gibson to talk about how the latest Spider-Man overcame sequelitis to conquer the world. We also look at the fate of mid-range films like Midsommar and account for its success, and how box office reporting became wound up in a world of larger narratives and causes to the point where it lost all meaning. ALSO! Friends is leaving Netflix! Is this the one that changes everything? Listen in.

Intro Music: Train Wreck by Kasey Chambers
Outro: Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe sung by Judy Garland

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