Over the course of Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey your hosts have been curating their list of favourite acting performances aka ‘The All-Marvel List‘.
Now twice as big as last time you probably didn’t read it! Continue reading The Top 40 MCU Performances
Hey, you know that segment we do at the end of every episode where we debate if an actor belongs on our list of top performances? And you know how we never actually read the list out anymore because it’s become too long? And you know how we’ve ended up with a BUNCH of spare picks this year? Well, it’s time for some tidying up!
Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey – Episode 42: The ‘All-Marvel List’ Updates
In which we discuss Ryan Coogler trying to thread one of the most difficult needles in recent film history, annoying white people, the degree to which the supporting cast stepped up to fill a tragic void, and Tenoch ‘Too Big’ Huerta.
Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey – Episode 41: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
In which we discuss Marvel’s first ‘Special’, the complex comic history of two relatively obscure characters, commitment to the genre and get into an intense debate about whether Gael Garcia Bernal belongs on our All-Marvel list. Plus Ben REALLY wants you to read Nextwave.
Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey – Episode 40: Werewolf by Night
In which we discuss the internet’s favourite MCU show, Marvel’s struggles with commitment to a genre, yet more dodgy CGI, the great version of this show hiding within and of course everyone’s favourite horn-head (now with extra emphasis on the horn).
Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey – Episode 39: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law
In which we discuss how things could change so dramatically when running it back with the same creative vision, the transparency of Marvel making things up as they go, the ongoing visual effects crisis, whether Christian Bale deserves an All-Marvel nod and the awkward fit of trying to tell two stories in one.
Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey – Episode 38: Thor: Love & Thunder
In which we discuss the monumental shift in how television works over the last 15 years, the twisty turny creator intent for Kamala Khan, the ways in which Marvel can’t help but meddle with a good thing, and sing the praises of Iman Vellani.
Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey – Episode 37: Ms. Marvel
Bouncing back from all the negativity that comes with Moon Knight, Ben & Matt are thrilled to be in more positive territory again as they step into Sam Raimi’s Multiverse of Madness.
We discuss the troubled production, Raimi’s return to the directing chair, the elaborate comic book inspirations, how it does (and doesn’t) tie into WandaVision and Loki, Marvel’s stunt casting problems and do our best to tackle the sticky villain situation.
Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey – Episode 36: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Ben & Matt are back for another year and the vibes are absolutely rancid as they’re forced to pick the bones of Moon Knight once again.
From their love of the character in the comics to the production’s many baffling decisions, it’s a pretty intense episode. But surely Oscar Isaac is a lock for the All-Marvel list… right? Welcome back everyone!
Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey – Episode 35: Moon Knight
It’s time once again for The Reel World’s two superhero podcasts to cross the streams, as Ben, Matt, Jerome & Brian break down Phase 4 of the MCU and answer some burning questions.
Plus the ever-chaotic combined rankings of every movie and show. Enjoy the madness!
Continue reading Marvellous Journey/Superhero Pantheon Crossover 2023: MCU Phase 4