Top 10 Performances in the X-Men Films

The X-Men films have had some really strong performances featuring some of the best actors alive. However those very same actors have also delivered the weakest, hammiest performances of their career in the infamously up-and-down series. As such, ranking the best performances in the series….was not as easy as I initially expected? I don’t know. It was fun though. Enjoy the photos!

 

10. Kevin Bacon Continue reading Top 10 Performances in the X-Men Films

Mike & Matt Finish (?) Ranking The (Fox) X-Men Movies

Mike & Matt's X-cellent adventures logo

Three(!!!) years ago Mike & Matt celebrated the conclusion of their X-Men podcast with an aggregated ranking of the films. In that time they got a better logo, two more movies have come out and some of their opinions have changed. Matt’s anyway. Mike writes his ideas in ink.

In any event, they did it again just in time to have missed the 20th anniversary of the first X-Men film by a few days. Wouldn’t have it any other way! Continue reading Mike & Matt Finish (?) Ranking The (Fox) X-Men Movies

The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 57: Hellboy (2019) & Dark Phoenix

maxresdefault

Jerome and Brian discuss two of 2019’s worst superhero movies this week as they get ready for the final three shows of volume two. Find out whether both of these movies are bad enough to make it into the pile of shame. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 57: Hellboy (2019) & Dark Phoenix

Secret Agent Men – Episode 3: Mission: Impossible II

3) Mission Impossible II

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters are sick to death of Oscar contenders so have decided to get their spy on instead, examining how the Mission: Impossible, Bourne and James Bond franchises have danced around each other over the years.

Backflip Kick on down as your utterly delirious hosts do their best to make sense of this towering monument to insanity. Everybody’s wearing masks and they all hate the only woman in the movie. Literally. Continue reading Secret Agent Men – Episode 3: Mission: Impossible II

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

deadpool-2.jpg

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

Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 25: Future of the MCU

Episode 25) Future of the MCU.png

The Reel World presents ‘Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey’, a podcast chronicling the Marvel Cinematic Universe from Iron Man to Endgame… and beyond.

With the first three Phases of the MCU firmly in the books and nothing on the horizon until 2020, Ben & Matt close out this volume of the podcast with a look at the distant future, including the 11 projects announced as Comic-Con and more.

Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 25: Future of the MCU

Three Years, 200 Episodes

All Logos.png

Writing those numbers down still feels insane to me despite planning this post for weeks. But they’re accurate and against all odds, we made it to two hundred. Continue reading Three Years, 200 Episodes

Mike & Matt’s X-Cellent Adventures: Episode #17 – Dark Phoenix

Dark Phoenix.jpg

Where were you on the day Mike Thomas filibustered about the rebooted X-Men timeline for 15 straight minutes?

The Reel World’s podcasting empire began three years and 199 episodes ago with a review of the first X-Men movie. Now we present to you our magnum opus: a one hour argument about Dark Phoenix. Enjoy. Continue reading Mike & Matt’s X-Cellent Adventures: Episode #17 – Dark Phoenix

The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 16: Logan & Dark Phoenix

Logan and Dark Phoenix.png

Jerome and Brian end their X-Men run by reviewing one of the greatest superhero films of all-time, one that may be regarded as one of the best films of the decade and received an Academy Award nomination. They also review Dark Phoenix. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 16: Logan & Dark Phoenix

The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 15: X-Men: Apocalypse

x-men-apocalypse.jpg

It’s been a really solid last couple weeks for the podcast. That comes to a screeching halt this week as they discuss a total of a mess of a film that features the debuting Ivan Ooze…I mean, Apocalypse. Jerome and Brian examine a movie with too many flashbacks and subplots but not enough X-Men at the mall. Is this film messy enough to be Pile of Shame worthy? Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 15: X-Men: Apocalypse