David and Michael hash out why this is one of David's least favorite Marvel movies, but one of Michael's favorites. There's some <i>Agents of Shield</i> discussion along the way, but mostly it's all spies and lies and the mortality of Nick Fury.
David and Michael discuss the evolution of Loki's character arc, the Thor/Jane 'ship, and whether Malekith is a good villain. And of course, lots of connections to the other Marvel movies.
David and Michael tackle the final Iron Man solo film and talk about how its darker subject matter affects their enjoyment.
David and Michael discuss the unlikely miracle that is Joss Whedon's The Avengers as well as its effect on the Marvel movies (and TV shows) that followed it.
Michael and David talk about Marvel's hunkiest hero and the increasingly complicated continuity of the MCU.
Michael and David discuss the first MCU sequel and talk about whether it stands on its own as a story or if it's mostly just there to set up future films. And starting with this episode, they begin ranking the MCU movies and villains so far.
Michael and David talk about David's introduction to one of his favorite superheroes and how the movie connects to the '78 TV series, Ang Lee's Hulk, and the rest of the Marvel MCU.
Michael and David continue their Marvel Cinematic Universe watch-through with the movie that launched the series-proper. They focus on characters and the seeds that grow the universe, but also have a fun discussion about just who Nick Fury was thinking of when he said, "You think you're the only superhero?"
As David and Michael rewatch their way through the Marvel movies, Michael tries to defend Ang Lee's Hulk and make it fit into the MCU. Will David be convinced? Will you?
To get through the long wait before Avengers 4, Michael and David are rewatching the Marvel movies and some of the TV shows in more or less chronological order. Having seen Captain America die at the end of The First Avenger, they deal with the fallout of that in the two seasons of the ABC TV series, Agent Carter.
After years of Carlin trying to convince Annaliese that she needs to read the Middle-Earth books, she finally falls into the Hobbit hole. Hear her epic journey that began with the movies and ended with her screaming through the books. AND...can she take tackle the Silmarillion challenge and win?
To get through the long wait before <i>Avengers 4</i>, Michael and David are rewatching the Marvel movies and some of the TV shows in more or less chronological order. They begin with the WWII adventure, <i>Captain America: The First Avenger</i>, paying special attention to characters and story seeds that become important in later films.
Dashiell makes his first major foray into Westerns...albeit, a sci-fi Western...with Brisco County, Jr. Find out who his favorite characters are and hear him explore his feelings about Westerns in general.
Carlin and Annaliese discuss one of Annaliese's new favorite shows that's not new at all...Quantum Leap.
Carlin and Dashiell further explore modern Superman comics leading up to the takeover by Brian Michael Bendis. In this episode, find out what Dashiell thinks of Action Comics 999-1000 and DC Nation #0.
Carlin recently watched the old Filmation Flash Gordon cartoon and Dashiell joined along the way. Major changes happened in the second season and it became a house divided over the opinion of those changes. Check out a fun discussion about the pink dragon that either ruined or improved Flash Gordon.
The episode years in the making! Annaliese has finally gotten over her issues with Star Trek and has begun watching Deep Space Nine. She and her dad do a halfway point check-in to see how things are going and make some softball predictions about what's coming next.
As a way to share one of his life experiences, Carlin is jumping on the Brian Michael Bendis bandwagon as he takes over Superman comics. This is the first in a series of podcast episodes that will detail Carlin and Dashiell's journey reading Superman comics. First up, is the on-ramp to the Bendis takeover as they read Action Comics 993-998.
Carlin recently bought and read the entire Dan Slott and Mike Allred Silver Surfer run from Marvel Comics. And as he was reading it...he knew he would have to share this Doctor Who-like run on the series with Annaliese. And they basically saved their post-reading conversation for this installment of the podcast. Toomey, my podcast player!
Carlin and Dashiell have a "Green Lantern Day" and watch two animated movies and the live action Ryan Reynolds GL movie.
It's a podcast crossover! After discussing Tim Burton's Ed Wood on a recent episode of Mystery Movie Night, David and Michael decided to watch the three movies talked about in that film: Glen or Glenda, Bride of the Monster, and Plan 9 from Outer Space. Were they as fun as Burton made them look? Or as bad as their reputation? David knows!