As Jerome and Kevin bide their time until Better Call Saul Season 6, they turn to a show that in some respects is a “reverse Breaking Bad.” HBO’s dark comedy “Barry” explores the life of a bored assassin whose lust for a “regular” life is sparked by a visit to Los Angeles, and (some very dark) hilarity ensues!
Jerome and Kevin discuss Bill Hader, how they discovered the show, and go through the first Season episode by episode. Throughout the discussion they sing the praises of Henry Winkler, Stephen Root, D’Arcy Carden and Anthony Carrigan, talk about how some of the more understated acting makes for the best moments, and the problematic nature of some character choices, especially with hindsight!
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Jerome and Brian have been doing some version of this show for three years, and it’s time to rest for a bit. This is the season finale as Jerome and Brian reflect on their time and also preview what is to come in the world of superheroes.
They also discuss Jupiter’s Legacy (In Jerome’s case, just the first episode). Enjoy our last show until September. Have a great summer!
Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: ‘Endgame’ (and Jupiter’s Legacy)
Jerome and Brian are caught up on movies now, so they decided to go over their favorite performances across over 40 years of superhero films. You know you like lists, so enjoy this one.
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Jerome and Brian discuss the eligibility of one more movie for the pantheon, 2003’s forgotten League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Jerome discusses what Micheal Jordan, Steve Austin, and Sean Connery have in common.
Also, this movie isn’t bad?
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Jerome and Brian take a look at the first season of Amazon Prime’s Invincible. They discuss the shocking twist at the end of the first episode (SPOILERS) and the narrative of what it means to be both a hero and a human being.
Jerome reads off the incredible cast list (takes about two minutes) and they decide what works and what doesn’t about Robert Kirkman’s entry into the superhero genre.
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Jerome and Kevin are back to discuss the final season of Halt and Catch Fire and what a season it is. They discuss the shocking character development and how the show evolved all of the characters. They also make Simpsons references and have a lot of deviations along the way because it’s a three hour podcast.
Continue reading There’s Always Another Podcast: Episode 4
Jerome and Brian review another Marvel Disney Plus show, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Did the show meet the high standard established by Wandavision? Did the show justify its existence as a six hour television show? Find out about two very different opinions on a show that has gotten some very mixed reviews.
Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon – Limited Edition: The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
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?
Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon – Limited Edition: Hancock
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.
Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon – Limited Edition: My Super Ex-Girlfriend & Thunder Force
Jerome and Brian discuss a forgotten 2005 DC movie, Constantine. Find out how Keanu Reeves made smoking look incredibly cool, Rachel Weisz refusing to emote, and what all the whispering is about. Conversation about this movie proves this does exist. Find out whether it exists enough to warrant a place in the Pantheon or Pile of Shame.
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