Pantheon Plus – John Carpenter Month: The Thing

Jerome and Brian discuss one of John Carpenter’s most iconic and best movies, 1982’s The Thing. Not only is this an outstanding horror movie, it’s a great showcase for Kurt Russell and a stellar group of character actors. Hopefully, Jerome and Brian can recover from their own paranoid to finish this podcast.

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Pantheon Plus – John Carpenter Month: The Fog

Jerome and Brian cover 1980’s The Fog, a John Carpenter joint that disappointed the hosts. They discuss what works and what doesn’t. Maybe not their favorite but next week is The Thing!

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Pantheon Plus – John Carpenter Month: Assault on Precinct 13

Jerome and Brian begin John Carpenter month by discussing a very good 1976 film in Assault on Precinct 13. John Carpenter can direct and put together a great score! Who knew?

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Pantheon Plus: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Jerome and Brian end their discussion of Chadwick Boseman’s filmography by discussing his final live action performance. They also discuss the controversial 2021 Academy Awards and how some of the very themes of this film connect to currency events in the entertainment industry.

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Pantheon Plus: Da 5 Bloods

Jerome and Brian continue their discussion of specific movies from Chadwick Boseman’s filmography.

This week, they examine one of the best (and criminally underrated from an award’s standpoint) films of 2020, Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods. They discuss why Delroy Lindo is great and how eerie aspects of the movie are in hindsight. 

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Pantheon Plus: Draft Day

Jerome and Brian are back after a three month hiatus. They are honoring Chadwick Boseman by talking about four films from his filmography, starting with his supporting performance in 2014’s Draft Day. The duo discuss the absolutely absurdity at plat and why Kevin Costner stinks at playing a grump.

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Pantheon Plus: Okja

Jerome and Brian conclude their look at Bong Joon Ho’s filmography by discussing an underrated gem, Okja. Actors certainly make some choices in this movie. They end this month on a positive note before getting ready for a limited edition return to Superhero Pantheon next week.

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Pantheon Plus: Mother (2009)

Jerome and Brian are back to continue looking at Bong Joon-Ho’s filmography, this time the 2009 Mother. Find out why this is one of the darker movies they’ve ever discussed on a podcast and why it’s one of the best.

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Pantheon Plus: The Host

Jerome and Brian continue their examination of the Bong Joon-ho filmography with a look at 2006’s The Host, one of the best monster movies ever made. Hear their thoughts on what is a significantly better film than last week despite some odd CGI.

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Pantheon Plus: Barking Dogs Never Bite

Jerome and Brian are celebrating Bong Joon Ho month. One year after his huge night at the Academy Awards, the duo go back into his filmography to discuss some of his earlier work.

They begin with a movie about dog kidnapping and torture (Be warned), his first feature. Find out their mixed feelings on a movie that at least hints at the director’s potential. 

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