The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 12: X-Men: First Class

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You may have forgotten about the 2011 X-Men team-up movie, but Jerome and Brian did not. They go back to 1963 and take a look at when the team first started. Who cares about timelines when groovy powers are being showcased and out of this world costuming is seen on every corner. The acting is stellar (minus a certain very specific actor), and maybe this will be good enough to be the second X-Men film put into the Superhero Pantheon. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 12: X-Men: First Class

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The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 11: X-Men: The Last Stand

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Jerome and Brian examine one of the most controversial and disappointing superhero movies of all-time, the climax of the first Marvel superhero trilogy as Brett Ratner takes over for Bryan Singer and nearly tanks an entire franchise. Is it bad enough to qualify for the pile of shame? Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 11: X-Men: The Last Stand

The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 10: X-Men & X-Men 2

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Jerome and Brian reviewed the first X-Men movie about a year ago, so this felt like a good time to repost that episode onto the Reel World feed (Apologies for the audio quality.)

Then it’s fresh content and the duo discuss the second X-Men film, generally regarded as one of the best superhero films ever made. Will it make the Pantheon?!

(Editor’s Note: The X2 review starts around the 55:00 mark). Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 10: X-Men & X-Men 2

The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 9: Avengers: Endgame (2019) (Theatrical Review)

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Jerome and Brian are back for a very spoiler filled discussion of what will likely be the biggest movie ever. They discuss who lived and who died, draft their favorite moments and favorite Avengers. Of course, this was going to be the longest episode ever. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 9: Avengers: Endgame (2019) (Theatrical Review)

The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 8: Hellboy (2019) (Theatrical Review)

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Jerome and Brian are back just three days before Avengers; Endgame to break down the latest iteration of Hellboy. Despite what the critics have said, one of the people on this episode enjoyed the movie…somewhat. Find out who. The duo also runs down their summer plans as well. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 8: Hellboy (2019) (Theatrical Review)

The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 7: Shazam (2019) (Theatrical Review)

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Jerome and Brian celebrate Chris in April with a review of Shazam! They discuss how fun and funny DC’s latest is while also hashing out some of the issues with the plot mechanics. They also take a big picture look at the DC movie universe as it currently stands and discuss whether this was the best movie to take place in Philadelphia in 2019. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 7: Shazam (2019) (Theatrical Review)

The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 5: Wonder Woman (2017)

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Jerome and Brian step back into the DCEU for the first time in their Reel World run. This is where Warner Bros. seemingly started to get things right as Patty Jenkins put together one of the best 3/4 of a comic book movie of the modern era with great characters and a powerful love story. Is the ending bad enough to prevent this from going into the Pantheon? Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 5: Wonder Woman (2017)