From Broadcast Depth – Episode 52: ‘The Variable’ & ‘Follow The Leader’

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The 100th episode of LOST provides the long awaited flashback episode for one Daniel Faraday, where we witness how Eloise Hawking had a hand in guiding Daniel to the Island, why she did so, and that maybe his “whatever happened, happened” mantra has some exceptions.

In the next episode, Locke exposes Ben as a fraud while stating a shocking mission, Jack feels he found his purpose as to why he returned to the Island, and Sawyer and Juliet look to leave as they’re finally exposed in 1977. The table is set for next week’s Season 5 finale in this historic podcast episode! Continue reading From Broadcast Depth – Episode 52: ‘The Variable’ & ‘Follow The Leader’

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The Sky Scorchers – Episode 2: The Matrix Reloaded

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Prepare yourselves for a rant 12 years in the making as Mike Thomas takes to his soap box to preach about The Matrix Reloaded… as well as Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean and just about anything else foolish enough not to duck for cover. Continue reading The Sky Scorchers – Episode 2: The Matrix Reloaded

From Broadcast Depth – Episode 51: ‘Dead is Dead’ & ‘Some Like It Hoth’

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As we learn this week, the history between Ben Linus and Charles Widmore is tumultuous and complex. We learn about their past, as well as witness Ben go on a journey to be judged by the Island for forgiveness now that he has returned in a performance so well done it earned Michael Emerson an Emmy.

We finally get our first flashback of our Freighter folks with Miles, learning about his connection to the Island, his gift of “communicating” with the Dead, and his own set of Daddy issues. We also discover there may be more to the other Ajira 316 passengers than we thought. Two great episodes this week as we get closer to the Season 5 finale! Continue reading From Broadcast Depth – Episode 51: ‘Dead is Dead’ & ‘Some Like It Hoth’

Big Spideas – Episode 5: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse’

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It’s such a shame that it’s so difficult to find opinions about this film online. Luckily, Mike & Matt just so happen to have a podcast series dedicated to covering every film in the Spider-Man franchise! We hope you enjoy Matt blabbering on and on and on about comic book characters he likes and Mike feeling depressed about the current and future state of superhero movies! Continue reading Big Spideas – Episode 5: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse’

From Broadcast Depth – Episode 50: ‘He’s Our You’ & ‘Whatever Happened, Happened’

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A further look into Sayid’s past reveals more about how he was shaped into the killer he has become, his association with Ben after leaving the Island, and what he feels his purpose is for returning to the Island. We also learn Kate’s purpose for returning and what happened to Aaron. These episode shed some light on how the DHARMA Initiative operates and Ben Linus’ past, with some mixed feelings from our hosts. Continue reading From Broadcast Depth – Episode 50: ‘He’s Our You’ & ‘Whatever Happened, Happened’

The Reel World Christmas Special 2018

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Tis the season for more podcasts! Mike & Matt return for two more alternative Christmas films, and don’t worry, neither of them are Die Hard! Mike Thomas shares his childhood(?!) memories of LA Confidential and all its problematic content while Matt Waters brings another Shane Black detective story in The Nice Guys.

Remember everybody: Facism Bad, Characters Are Important. Continue reading The Reel World Christmas Special 2018

From Broadcast Depth – Episode 49: ‘LaFleur’ & ‘Namaste’

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This week’s episodes focuses on the DHARMA Initiative, and how Sawyer, Juliet, Miles, and Jin have made a brand new life for themselves in the seventies amongst them. Of course their new life is torn asunder with the arrival of Jack, Kate, Hurley, and Sayid to the Island. In the present day, Sun and Lapidus go looking for Jin and make a harrowing discovery.

Ben and Kevin discuss their thoughts on the show focusing on the Dharma Initiative in its hay day, a production snafu that set the LOST fan community ablaze, a fairly major continuity error (possibly two?), and some surprisingly awesome team ups. Continue reading From Broadcast Depth – Episode 49: ‘LaFleur’ & ‘Namaste’