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).
Don and Harry wrestle over finalizing their top ten list. Which black genre films will battle it out for the top spot?
It’s the end of the 2010s, and every’s pulling together their best films list! Harry and Don begin their lists debating, comparing and contrasting the best from the rest, forgoing personal favorites (or not) for the sake of true originality. Part 1 of 2!
Donovan returns from the Batman 80th Anniversary Pop Culture Conference in Bowling Green State University and talks with Harry about media criticism and fandom. How do fans become proper critics, where does that take their fandom, nay, their sanity? Why do WE do this?
Marvel’s Captain Marvel is out in theaters, but the lead up to its release may stand out in history more than it being the first MCU movie headlining a woman! Donovan and Harrison talk pitting it against Alita: Battle Angel, the biases of online critique, and what both men and women are looking for in … More Front Lines Online: Men, Women and Captain Marvel
*TRIGGER WARNING* This episode lists off statics of sexual abuse, murder and violence for people in the trans community. Engagement with Transgender Issues is the topic for this week, and Harry and Don do their best to talk about the number of issues that have hit the news in recent weeks concerning the Trans Community. … More How Do We (Cis) Do Better Engaging with Trans Issues?
In this episode the guys delve into their origins of producing online content, self-explore and, naturally, toss buckets of shade on strangers as they ask why anyone choose to critique the media they enjoy. … More Why Do We Engage in Media Criticism?