From Broadcast Depth – Bonus Episode: The Lost Experience & Ant-Man and The Wasp

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Between Season 2 and 3, the creators of LOST made an alternate reality game called “The Lost Experience”, which expanded the backstory of the DHARMA Initiative. It was designed to satiate the most die hard of fans who wanted more answers than the show could provide, and involved so many pieces it’s remarkable it even happened at all. Ben and Kevin discuss, if they feel it was a success, and what the ARG was and what the most important takeaways from it were.

From there, the duo discusses the last entrant in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ant-Man and the Wasp! With the beloved Kate Austen in a titular role, it only felt right to do so. They discuss their thoughts on the movie, some LOST flashbacks they experienced, why it is other LOST actors haven’t achieved a similar level of success, and a story that of an obnoxious movie-goer. It goes without saying there are MCU spoilers in this one!

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Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 20: Avengers Infinity War

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Finally… the non-stop Marvel spam can end because Ben & Matt reviewed Avengers: Infinity War and brought their MCU podcast to its conclusion… until August.

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Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 19: MCU 10 Year Anniversary

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To celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ben & Matt decided to take a look back at the highs and lows of the last decade, as well as industry and competitor reaction to the notion of a shared universe and the state of superhero movies in general.

This podcast was recorded before the release of Avengers: Infinity War but does contain spoilers for everything leading up to it. Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 19: MCU 10 Year Anniversary

Steve Rogers: More Than Just a Big Red, White & Blue Boyscout

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The moment that Captain America first appeared on-screen in Avengers: Infinity War, the whole audience around me cheered. No other character got this kind of response — and that is entirely down to the legacy and mythos that Marvel has built over Chris Evans’ eight appearances as this character.

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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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