The Superhero Pantheon Holiday Special 2019 (Into The Spider-Verse & Watchmen)

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It’s the holiday season, and listeners get a special treat with a 90 minute discussion of Watchmen featuring Jerome Cusson and special guest Ben Phillips. They discuss one of the best shows of the year and one of the most impactful superhero properties ever created. Then Brian joins Jerome for a discussion of Spider-Man:Into the Spider Verse. Is this finally the film to break the Spider-man pantheon curse? Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Holiday Special 2019 (Into The Spider-Verse & Watchmen)

The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 40: Deadpool 2

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Jerome and Brian discuss Deadpool 2. Although very popular, there is a split in their feelings about this movie. There’s continuing conversation about fridging, and Jerome discusses the sometimes complicated nature of false binaries. A good episode this week as the duo attempts to figure out what will happen next in this franchise.  Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 40: Deadpool 2

The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 37: Judge Dredd

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Sylvester Stallone IS THE LAW in this movie based off the hit comic. This is the one that did not become a cult hit. The is the Stallone future cop with no Wesley Snipes. Probably would have made a huge difference based on how it turned out. Listen to how everyone claimed a paycheck for this mediocre superhero film. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 37: Judge Dredd

The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 36: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

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Clearly, this movie should have gone back into the shadows, am I right? Find out why pizza falling onto the ground of Madison Square Garden would only be the second biggest disaster to happen in that building and how Laura Linney spent the money she made from this film. Mercifully, our run with this franchise is over. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 36: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 34: TMNT

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The turtles are back on the big screen in animated form, and this is sort of a sequel to the previous movies? Jerome and Brian break down a frustrating film that had so much potential but ultimately did not seem to go anywhere. Find out how a film with Laurence Fishburne, Chris Evans, and Patrick Stewart can somehow be boring. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 34: TMNT

The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 33: Watchmen

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It’s Zack Snyder’s first foray into the superhero genre, and I guess this was his best movie? This is one way to get excited for the upcoming television series as Jerome and Brian break down a faithful adaptation that somehow misses the subtext of what Alan Moore was trying to say. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 33: Watchmen

The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 31: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Secret of the Ooze

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It’s Jerome and Brian’s one chance to discuss Vanilla Ice. There’s really not a lot of meat on this bone as the turtles are turned down and Kevin Nash plays a prominent role. Amazingly, this is a movie that the duo has probably seen more than a lot of other movies on this list. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 31: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Secret of the Ooze