This week the guys discuss National Amnesia, Greed and the late 90s two-issue graphic novel “Uncle Sam” by Steve Darnall and Alex Ross.
Responding to a Video Essay by Al Jazeera, the guys welcome back Raphael Soohoo and bring in Jon M. Wilson to talk about the legacy, agony and ecstasy of the Superman mythos. Is Superman relevant, and is that a question that must be answered? How do the modern films contextualize the question?And what does all … More What Relevance Does Superman Have Today? (Guest Starring Raph Soohoo and Jon Wilson!)
Another old “favorite” is examined under the microscope of hindsight in real time, as Harrison and Donovan talk Star Wars Episode III!
What are the intentions of the war story? Are the requisite morals good or bad? What else can the war story discuss beyond that binary?
The guys tackle the issue of the militarized policing and ponder whether further militarization or de-escalation will be the norm in the future.
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!
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.
More fun continues as the guys discuss one of anime’s most notorious features: The End of Evangelion. What can we learn, and what can’t we learn?