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 35: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

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This time it’s a full reboot as Michael Bay and his producing team dream up a world where the turtles are roided up monsters and April O’Neil is a sex object being gaslit by everyone around here. Oh, and there’s white washing and cultural appropriation happening too. Listen to Jerome and Brian get broken by this franchise. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 35: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

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 32: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

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Sometimes, movies are bad, and there’s a lot to discuss. Then there’s the third turtle movie, which even eight-year-old Jerome knew was bad. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 32: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

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

The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 30: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

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Jerome and Brian are finally shifting away from Batman and moving into the underground…literally. They explore the first TMNT made nearly 30 years ago on a shoestring budget and the resources of the legendary Jim Henson. This movie is far better than it should be and far better than you remember. Listen to this podcast or risk two bucks off your next pizza delivery. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 30: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)