Thor: Ragnarok – Okay, but what’s next?

Despite the good reviews and general watchable quality to them, the Thor films were always the weak link in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Mind you, there were some cool ideas in them for sure, and they managed to pull off some minor coups in regards to some of the major castings. The films themselves though lacked weight and never managed to compensate for that with high levels of frivolity and laughter.

Enter Thor: Ragnarok.

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10 Questions After Watching Thor Ragnarok 

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Thor is back again, again, and this time he’s brought his goodtime pals The Hulk and Jeff Goldblum! That’s right, The God of Thunder is off to the darkest depths of space to get a haircut and become a gladiator. What could be more fun than that? ENORMOUS SPOILERS, obviously. Continue reading 10 Questions After Watching Thor Ragnarok 

Pick Your Poison: Episode 1 – Nightcrawler & The Spectacular Now

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Mike & Matt are finally back and have brought a brand new addition to the Reel World Podcast Network: Pick Your Poison, in which each host selects a film the other has never seen before and they review both together. For the inaugural episode Mike picked Nightcrawler while Matt chose the not at all similar The Spectacular Now. Continue reading Pick Your Poison: Episode 1 – Nightcrawler & The Spectacular Now

2017 Re-Watch: The Office – “Company Picnic” aka When The Office Should Have Ended

One of the core issues with American television programming is that financial concerns often dictate a show ending either too early or cause it to go on for far too long. While it’s always frustrating to see a show cut down in its prime or before it can really get going, that situation does at least cause the show to leave a good taste in the viewers’ mouth. A show that far outstays its welcome can be infinitely more frustrating and can do a ton of damage to a show’s legacy.

The [American] Office is sadly a case of the latter. Continue reading 2017 Re-Watch: The Office – “Company Picnic” aka When The Office Should Have Ended

Pitch Please Episode 1: Marvel/Netflix Phase 2

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The Reel World presents a brand new edition to their podcast network: Pitch Please. Each episode Matt Waters and Ben Phillips will present their pitches for future instalments in film and television franchises, starting with the second phase of Marvel’s Netflix shows (Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Punisher). Continue reading Pitch Please Episode 1: Marvel/Netflix Phase 2