The Superhero Pantheon: Watchmen (2019) & Wonder Woman 1984

Jerome and Brian come back to superheroes for an end of the year special as they discuss HBO’s huge Watchmen adaptation that takes its cues from the graphic novel and less so from the 2009 film. The duo discusses why this television series is worth assessing for the Pantheon.

Then the final 30 minutes are a discussion of Wonder Woman 1984. Find out their very spoiler filled thoughts on a mixed bag of a movie to say the least.

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 46: If Beale Street Could Talk

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters continue to present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, this time with 2010 – 2019.

At last, an excuse to talk about Regina King again! How did more people not get Oscar nominations for this film? Why not Moonlight? Has Matt ever read a book? Let’s discuss!

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Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: If Beale Street Could Talk

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The Movie: If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

One Sentence Plot Summary: Tish is a pregnant woman dealing with her partner in jail and the struggles of family but ultimately realize families can still enjoy each other, even in prison.

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Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 6

Episode 6

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters just won’t stop podcasting, which is fitting given the title of this mini-series devoted to Damon Lindelof’s TV continuation of the most acclaimed comic book of all time.

Somehow, someway our journey has reached its terminus. The table has been set, all the key players are finally together, TWO separate maniacal plans are afoot, and against all odds all roads lead to Tulsa, Oklahoma. Did anyone do it thirty five minutes ago? Will anyone refuse to compromise? Will Lube Man’s identity be revealed?! Find out for the last time.

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Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 5

Episode 5

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters just won’t stop podcasting, which is fitting given the title of this mini-series devoted to Damon Lindelof’s TV continuation of the most acclaimed comic book of all time.

Prepare yourself for some Matt anger as the penny finally drops on Ben’s teases. Boy howdy are there some REVEALS in this pair of episodes as the table is set for the finale. First we delve into Angela’s traumatic life growing up in Saigon and then it’s finally time for our appointment with The Doctor. Plus some of the biggest acting challenges of Jeremy Irons’ career! Continue reading Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 5

Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 4

Episode 4

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters just won’t stop podcasting, which is fitting given the title of this mini-series devoted to Damon Lindelof’s TV continuation of the most acclaimed comic book of all time.

Character studies galore this week as we look into the window of Looking Glass’ mind and finally learn the truth about Will Reeves. How many teases did Matt pick up on? Does he have any idea what Ozymandias is really up to? Will he say ‘ostensibly’ fewer than 15 times??? What are you waiting for? Listen and find out! Continue reading Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 4

Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 3

Episode 3

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters just won’t stop podcasting, which is fitting given the title of this mini-series devoted to Damon Lindelof’s TV continuation of the most acclaimed comic book of all time.

This week our core cast is finally complete thanks to the arrival of the always electric Jean Smart and the delightful Hong Chau make their series debuts… As do Dale Petey, Excalibur the Dildo and Lube Man! Ben can’t help but tease a blissfully ignorant Matt as the plot thickens, and Jeremy Irons gets up to more nonsense. Continue reading Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 3

Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 2

Episode 2

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters just won’t stop podcasting, which is fitting given the title of this mini-series devoted to Damon Lindelof’s TV continuation of the most acclaimed comic book of all time.

We begin coverage of the show-proper this week, delving into the first pair of episodes, with world and character building flying thick and fast. The show is definitely pro-squid, but is it also pro-cop? And just what on Earth is Jeremy Irons up to? Listen to Matt try and explain! Continue reading Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 2

Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 1

Episode 1

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters just won’t stop podcasting, which is fitting given the title of this mini-series devoted to Damon Lindelof’s TV continuation of the most acclaimed comic book of all time.

This first episode tackles the original comic book and the litany of adaptations and projects that were inspired by it, including Zack Snyder’s movie, the Before Watchmen project, and Pax Americana, Doomsday Clock and Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt. Continue reading Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 1