The Superhero Pantheon Vol.2 – Episode 60: The Season Finale (aka Avengers: Endgame – Redux)

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Jerome and Brian discuss their final movie of season, the highest grossing film of all-time, Avengers: Endgame. They spend nearly two hours breaking down the different aspects of the film and its placement in the Pantheon should be little in doubt.

The second half of the show features Ben Phillips and Matt Waters coming onto discuss their master list of the first 23 movies of the MCU. Please forgive Matt Waters in his wrongness. Despite this fact, he and Ben were great guests. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol.2 – Episode 60: The Season Finale (aka Avengers: Endgame – Redux)

The Reel World Christmas Special 2019

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The tradition lives on! This year Mike Thomas decided to “give the people what they want” by forcing Matt to continue his tradition of bringing Shane Black films to the table, this time: Iron Man 3. Then it’s time to travel all the way back to 1934 to discuss The Thin Man and for Matt to make it sound an awful lot like he’s never seen any films from pre-1960. ‘Happy Christmas’ Everybody! Continue reading The Reel World Christmas Special 2019

Tony Stark: Marvel’s Most Developed Character

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It all began with Tony Stark. Literally. On May 2nd 2008, Iron Man premiered and the Marvel Cinematic Universe was born, reigniting the career of Robert Downey Jr. in the process. A decade later, with the 10 Year Anniversary of the MCU on the horizon, let’s look back on the Journey of Tony Stark.

Disclaimer: This piece was written before the release of Avengers: Infinity War and contains no spoilers… except for the ones for previous films. There are a tonne of those.

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Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 7: Iron Man 3

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Boy do we have the perfect way to spend Valentine’s Day for you! The Reel World’s podcast documenting the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe pays tribute to the site’s founder, Mike Thomas, in its seventh episode by mounting a  highly controversial defence of the largely detested Iron Man 3. Contrarians, ho!

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Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 1: Iron Man 

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The Reel World presents a brand-new podcast series chronicling the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe from 2008’s Iron Man to 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War.

Aptly enough, Episode 1 covers: Iron Man. Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 1: Iron Man 

Big Spideas – Episode 3: ‘Spider-Man Homecoming’

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FINALLY, Mike & Matt are ready to talk about a relatively recently released movie. That’s right, Big Spideas is coming to a big finish as ya bois discuss Tom Holland’s take on the iconic character. Matt is overly enthusiastic while Mike identifies aspects that are #problematic. So business as usual. Continue reading Big Spideas – Episode 3: ‘Spider-Man Homecoming’

Top Ten MCU Films: #5 – Iron Man 2

Sick of films from Marvel Studios? Think list articles are cliche? If your answer to either of those questions is ‘no,’ then there is a chance you will not hate this countdown of the best (and only) films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

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