Matt Waters and Mike Thomas ranked the Batman films back in 2017. Five years later we are doing it again but bringing Jerome Cusson and Ben Phillips along for the ride this time.
We also laid some new ground rules. 1.) The film had to receive a wide theatrical release. 2.) Justice League and Suicide Squad movies do not count, but v. Superman does.
Again, here are the voters.
12) Batman & Robin
Continue reading Ranking the Batman Films (Again, but better this time!)
After 3 long years, The Snyder Cut has been unleashed, which means it’s time to dust off The Tape Crusaders so Mike & Matt can talk Batman (but mostly everyone else). Featuring two references to Lost, some heavy shade towards award-winning writers and a full reading of the Anti-Life Equation.
Continue reading The Tape Crusaders – Episode #18: Zack Snyder’s Justice League
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.
Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Watchmen (2019) & Wonder Woman 1984
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
To tie in with the release of Joker, four of the
World’s Reel World’s Finest decided to take a look at the entire DCEU* and debate which films are the best and worst. Continue reading The Reel World Ranks the DCEU
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
“Phase One” of the DECU ends with a whimper as the Justice League comes together to stop a bunch of a CGI creations in an orange Russian city. Jerome and Brian discuss the silver linings of a film that at least doesn’t have Batman branding people and Superman snapping people’s necks. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 28: Justice League
Jerome and Brian have very different perspectives on this here film. They go over the merits of Batman branding people and whether anyone would actually like Superman in this universe. Oh, and Martha… Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 26: Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice