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Join us for a spoilerific discussion as we talk about Avengers: Infinity War. The film was the long awaited and much anticipated culmination of what the Marvel set in motion in 2008 with Iron Man.  We discuss whether or not we think it lived up to the insane hype, and whether or not we think it met our expectations. We discuss Thanos and how we felt he did as the "big bad" of the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe. We discuss our thoughts on all the other characters, of which there were many. We talk about if the film was able to hold interest while having so many characters. We even discuss our thoughts on that ending at length and discuss where we think the MCU goes from here.

 

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Join us as we discuss the newest film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Black Panther. We were both really excited for this film. We discuss whether or not we think it lived up to our expectations. We discuss our thoughts on the plot, characters, and everyting else that comes to mind. We discuss how it compares to the other films within the MCU and even discuss how we think the film helped set up Avenger: Infinity War. 

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Join us as we discuss one of Joseph's favorite films, Star Trek: The Undiscovered Country. We even have a special guest this episode, Jeffrey Collins. Joseph's older brother. Both he and Joseph are long time fans of Star Trek and discuss their love of this film and how it compares to the other films and Star Trek as a whole. Paul discusses the film from the perspective of a non-Star Trek fan and tries to see what all the fuss is about in regards to Star Trek. We also discuss the plot and characters of the film at length and discuss what this film meant for Star Trek as a whole.

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Join us as we discuss the newest film with the DC Extended Universe, Justice League. The film all the other DC movies have been building to. We discuss our thoughts seeing these characters on screen together for the first time. We discuss our thoughts on Aquaman, Flash, and Cyborg who each make their first appearances. We also discuss the villain and plot. We even discuss where we think the DCEU goes from here.

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Join as we discuss the low-budget Canadian indie film from 2015 called Turbo Kid. The film is set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland of 1997, which obviously means the film is chock-full of 80s references and homages especially the synthesizer heavy soundtrack and the costumes. We discuss our thoughts on the nostalgia as well as our thoughts on the setting and characters. We also discuss the paper thin plot and what we think of the film's ridiculous gore. We discuss why we think the film works, even though it may not be an objectively good film.

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Join us as we discuss the newest film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor:Ragnarok. Marvel brought in comedic director Taika Waititi, most known for the film What We Do in the Shadows, for Thor, which means the film has a drastically different tone than many films within the MCU. We discuss the more comedic tone and our thoughts on it. We also discuss our thoughts on all of the returning characters and the new characters, including Jeff Goldblum as The Grandmaster. We discuss our thoughts on the villain Hela, played by the wonderful Cate Blanchett, and we discuss the areas we thought the film could have improved. 

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Join us as we discuss the newest film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Spiderman Homecoming. The film is Spiderman's introduction to the MCU Universe after an extended cameo within Captain America: Civil War. We discuss how we think the introduction was handled. We discuss our thoughts on Tom Holland as Spiderman and Peter Parker. We even compare his performance to the performances of Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire. We talk about how we think the esteemed actor Micheal Keaton did as Vulture, discuss our thoughts on Tony Stark's role in the film, and we even take the time to rank the Spiderman films and Spiderman actors.

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Join us as we discuss the newest film within the DC Cinematic Universe, Wonder Woman. We discuss how we think Wonder Woman compares to the first 3 films within the DC Cinematic Universe and discuss whether or not we think this puts DC back on the right track. We discuss what we think about Gal Gadot's performance as Wonder Woman. We also discuss our thoughts on Chris Pine as Steve Trevor and discuss our thoughts on all the supporting characters. We even talk about the plot and how well it introduced us to the character and Themiscrya. 

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Join us as we discuss the newest film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. We really enjoyed the first Guardians of the Galaxy as we made clear on a previous episode. We discuss how we think Guardians of the Galaxy 2 compares to the first film we loved and how it compares to the other films within the MCU. We discuss our thoughts on the characters and new characters, plot, and we discuss our thoughts on the addition of Kurt Russell. We also discuss our thoughts on the future MCU films, and we also have some big news at the end of the episode.

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We've reached the end of 2016, and so much has happened. Listen to us discuss our thoughts on just a few of the multitude of movies released this year. We discuss the movies that disappointed us the most, we discuss our favorite movies of the year, and we also discuss the films we're looking forward to in 2017. Unfortunately, no episode about 2016 would be complete without discussing the celebrity deaths, so we take a minute to discuss the life and death of the awesome Carrie Fisher.

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On this episode we're going to be discussing Paul's favorite film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain America: Civil War. We're going to be discussing how well the movie worked with just about every character within the Marvel Cinematic Universe making an appearance, and we're going to be discussing our thoughts on the introductions of the new characters, Black Panther and Spiderman. We're also going to be discussing the road to Civil War and how the conflict was inevitable and where we think the Marvel Cinematic Universe goes from here. And last, but certainly not least, we're going to be discussing our thoughts on the awesome villain and the huge and amazing airport scene.

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On this episode we're going to be discussing one of our favorite horror films and one of our favorite movies, Cabin in the Woods, directed by Drew Goddard and produced by Joss Whedon. We're going to be discussing what makes this film such a great horror movie and how it's such a great horror movie while being a homage and a satire of horror movies. We're also going to be discussing this film's infinite rewatchability due to all the easter eggs thrown in. Also, please welcome our first guest ever this episode. Our friend and huge movie buff Eric Ravenscraft, senior editor at Lifehacker.

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