The Superhero Pantheon – Limited Edition: Hancock

Jerome and Brian finally address another movie they’ve been putting off for a while: Hancock. They discuss this dour and depressing Will Smith project and spend even more time in 2008, a year that has been very important to the history of this podcast. Does dour equal greatness or something pile of shame worthy or somewhere in-between?

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Ranking Analyzing & Predicting the 2021 Academy Award for Best Motion Picture

Mike Thomas and Jerome Cusson debated the 2017 Academy Award Best Picture Nominees in the form of a podcast. In 2018, we went with a written preview (which contained a frankly amazing HELLBOY gag)We came back yet again in 2019 with no change in the system and then again in 2020.

BUT THIS YEAR IN OUR LIKELY FINAL YEAR DOING THIS COLUMN, we are SHAKING things up. Instead of ranking a fairly mediocre slate of films, we split the films up and did a small write-up on the merits of each film and then out some predictions at the end. Continue reading Ranking Analyzing & Predicting the 2021 Academy Award for Best Motion Picture

Search for Justice – 4 Takeaways from Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox

I will be checking out these Justice League animated movies as much as possible. I will be using the same four questions I use here to assess each film.
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Marvel Mondays – The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: Episode 5

Plot summary: Sam and Bucky bond in New Orleans after forcing John Walker to return the shield, and the Flag-Smashers make their next big move in New York.

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The Matt Signal – Episode 79: Riddler’s Reform

Plot summary: The Riddler signs a deal with a toy company and becomes a legitimate celebrity, but Batman is convinced Nygma is still up to his old tricks.

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The Matt Signal – Episode 78: Showdown

Plot summary: Ra’s al Ghul recounts a tale of his battle with relentless bounty hunter Jonah Hex in the old American west.

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The Superhero Pantheon – Limited Edition: My Super Ex-Girlfriend & Thunder Force

Jerome and Brian discuss two female led superhero films that unfortunately are not very good, maybe historically so. They discuss how problematic every single character is in My Super Ex-Girlfriend is and why Ben Falcone made an action comedy that didn’t have great action and wasn’t funny. This might be rock bottom. 

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Marvel Mondays – The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: Episode 4

Plot summary: Wakanda make their move against Zemo, and Sam attempts to reason with Karli Morganthau, but John Walker has other ideas.

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The Matt Signal – Episode 77: The Lion and the Unicorn

Plot summary: Red Claw kidnaps Alfred in order to obtain his half of a missile launch code from his days as a member of the British Secret Service.

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