The year is 1999. Many excellent movies came out in 1999 but perhaps the greatest (depending on who you ask) was the genre bending sci-fi flick called The Matrix starring Keanu Reeves. It’s impact on cinema and pop culture is undeniable and the guys really enjoyed talking about this one. Let us know what you think of episode and The Matrix!
Warner Bros. decided to do something interesting and have a movie that’s not in the universe that was set up with 2013’s Man of Steel. Doesn’t sound too crazy, but in the world of connected films and shared universes, this actually seemed to be thinking out of the box. Todd Phillips directed Joaquin Phoenix in an Oscar winning performance as Gotham’s Clown Prince of Crime in a dark and R-rated origin story. What did the guys think? Check it out and let us know what YOU think!
The movie that put James Cameron on the map and made Arnold Schwarzenegger a household name (or maybe he already was? We don’t know. We were babies when this movie came out!). The film was a big hit and Arnold would forever be connected to his Terminator character, especially after it’s hugely successful follow-up a few years later. How does the film hold up over thirty years later? Check out the episode below and let us know what you think of The Terminator!
At the beginning of the superhero movie boom, Marvel released The Punisher starring Thomas Jane and John Travolta. The last Punisher movie was in 1989 starring Dolph Lundgren. Now we’ve got the skull shirt! How does this compare and does it hold up? Let us know what you think!
The final episode of the Skywalker Saga was released in December of 2019 and it is the worst reviewed Star Wars film (according to Rotten Tomatoes). Could the final movie really be that bad? Did the Last Jedi haters like it or did it just create more bad blood between the die hard fans and Disney? Most importantly, what did the guys think? Check it out and let us know what YOU think of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker!
The first theatrically released animated Spider-Man movie follows the story of high-schooler Miles Morales as he gains superpowers and meets other people with similar abilities from alternate realities! Sounds confusing but it works really well. Check out what the guys thought of it and let us know what YOU think!
In 2001 the world saw the live action adaptation of the best selling book Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. The books had a huge following even before the movies came out, so the cast and crew had enormous pressure to get this right. Did they do it? Check it out and hear what the guy’s think of the first Harry Potter installment and be sure to let us know what YOU think!
After too long away from the podcast, Justin and John are back with an episode on the Justice League. Brought together for the first (and so far only) time on the big screen in November of 2017 by Zack Snyder, kind of, and Joss Whedon. Whose movie is this, really? Did they do the team justice (pun intended)? Did it work without giving the other heroes their own movies first like their Marvel counterparts? The guys dive in and tell you what they think. Check it out below and let us know what you think!
The highly anticipated sequel to 2015’s The Force Awakens arrived in December of 2017 and fans couldn’t wait to see the return of Luke Skywalker. Finally! The hero of the story was back and was going to show the First Order who was boss! And this movie was for sure going to tell us who Rey’s parents are and who Supreme Leader Snoke is, right? Right? With a critics score of 90% on Rotten Tomatoes and an audience score of 43%, it’s safe to say this movie is loved by some and hated by others. What did the guys think? Check it out below and find out!
In 2016, Marvel introduced Black Panther to the MCU in Captain America: Civil War. In 2018, we got our first Black Panther solo film. It went on to be nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards. And in 2020, we sadly lost Chadwick Boseman who brought Black Panther to life. How does the movie hold up as a superhero movie? And what do you think Marvel is going to do with the character now? Check it out and let us know what YOU think of Black Panther.