Big Spideas – Episode 6: Spider-Man: Far From Home

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Spider-Man is back! Peter and pals party their way across Europe and occasionally some superhero nonsense gets in their way.

Speaking of nonsense, Mike & Matt are back for more Big Spideas, and as we now also have an MCU-dedicated podcast on the site, this episode will be focusing more on the Spider-Man aspects. How is Marvel’s continuing vision of Spider-Man? How does this compare to the Raimi and Webb versions? Does Into the Spider-Verse still reign supreme?

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 2: Almost Famous

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Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, kicking things off with Volume 1: 2000 – 2009.

Gather around boys and girls, and witness Cameron Crowe’s retelling of how he lost his virginity to three women instead of writing an article on Dr. Manhattan and Earl Hickey. But who among us, ya know?

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The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 20: Batman & Robin

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The Burton/Schumaker run of Batman films end with *insert bad ice pun here* Jerome and Brian give a rather chilly reception to one of the worst superhero films ever made and if this doesn’t get into the Pile of Shame… then this is the last episode.

NOTE: The first fifteen minutes are spent discussing Spider-Man: Far From Home. Spoilers abound so be warned. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 20: Batman & Robin

There Will Be Movies – Episode 1: Memento

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Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, kicking things off with Volume 1: 2000 – 2009.

To begin their journey it’s Christopher Nolan’s first major film, the mind-bending masterclass in editing: Memento. Continue reading There Will Be Movies – Episode 1: Memento

Three Years, 200 Episodes

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Writing those numbers down still feels insane to me despite planning this post for weeks. But they’re accurate and against all odds, we made it to two hundred. Continue reading Three Years, 200 Episodes

Mike & Matt’s X-Cellent Adventures: Episode #17 – Dark Phoenix

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Where were you on the day Mike Thomas filibustered about the rebooted X-Men timeline for 15 straight minutes?

The Reel World’s podcasting empire began three years and 199 episodes ago with a review of the first X-Men movie. Now we present to you our magnum opus: a one hour argument about Dark Phoenix. Enjoy. Continue reading Mike & Matt’s X-Cellent Adventures: Episode #17 – Dark Phoenix

The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 19: Batman Forever (Redux)

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Jerome and Brian are back to discuss Val Kilmer’s only film as Batman as Joel Schumacher is put in charge of the franchise. From one groan inducing line at the beginning to one toward the end, this is where things get a little rough for the Caped Crusader. But truly, who is afraid of the big black bat? Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 19: Batman Forever (Redux)