In this special episode, Dono-chan, Harry-kun and Stella-san are joined by Carolyn Cocca-Senpai to discuss the female future of the action genre, with the tent-pole case study being Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn).
With ten years, twenty-plus films and billions of dollars under its belt, the guys take a step back and try to parse out what went right about the Marvel Cinematic Universe that took so many years to iron out what went wrong with other comic book films.
Don and Harry wrestle over finalizing their top ten list. Which black genre films will battle it out for the top spot?
This episode starts off with the guys attempting to dissect the public’s fascination with villains, devolving speedily into what doesn’t work about the Todd Phillips film Joker. Here there be SPOILERS, so beware.
Part Two of our adventure gets into the heat of the volcano. The guys talk Star Wars, the DCEU, Spider-Man and letting go when the hurt is too much.
The guys continue the list of things they observed and reported during 2017, but before that they spend an hour going through honorable mentions, including Get Out, Wonder Woman, and more!
*NOTE* This Episode contains Spoilers for Blade Runner 2049 After adding their perspectives on the ongoing #MeToo conversation, Don and Harry talk about the seminal Anti-Hero. What brought about this archetype, and what are its most iconic representations? Most importantly, has its time passed?