Marvel. Predator. Comedies. Action Movies. Sometimes played straight, sometimes played sly, these are examples of media with dual purposes. The guys go over Donovan’s fanboy whining over Thor Love and Thunder, Harry’s ponderous musings over the original Predator film, and discuss the successes and failures of modern animation, action films, and various other “subversive” media.
This week the guys go full-on navel gazing, pulling out the telescopes and searching for introspection, fearing that the path backward is only a hop and a skip from whence they came. A “flashback origins” episode of sorts, the Untold History of their Podcast Beginnings is revealed here!
Begrudgingly returning to the topic of Cancel Culture, the guys speedrun the latest playlist of topics, hoping to be on the opposite side of things for once. No points for guessing how long that works out…
Discussing film criticism in a Post-Avengers: Endgame world, the guys welcome veteran comic and movie podcaster Chris Johnson to talk all things Twitter discourse, Memes, Television tie-ins, Cinematic Universes and, of course, the Snyder Cut.
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