• M. Night Shyamalan Superhero Retrospective: Glass – SA303

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Steve discuss the final chapter in Shyamalan’s superhero trilogy, where we revisit characters from a beloved and acclaimed movie from 20 years ago. How does this chapter work? How does the trilogy come together? Does it live up to …

  • M. Night Shyamalan Superhero Retrospective: Unbreakable and Split – SA302

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Steve discuss the first two chapters in M. Night Shyamalan’s superhero trilogy: Unbreakable and Split! While at one time it seemed like this filmmaker would have an UNBREAKABLE streak of movie hits, M. Night’s library of movies over the last …

  • Why You Should See Mortal Engines – SA301

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and guest host JS Earls talk about a movie that, based on box office returns, you probably haven’t seen. In the main part of the episode, they talk about what they liked and didn’t like in an effort to “convince” …

  • Looking Back at 2018, Looking Forward to 2019 – SA300

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe S&A crew takes a look back at our favorite (and least favorite) books, comics, movies, and shows of the year, and then looks forward at a couple upcoming things they’re looking forward to in 2019.

  • Advent Christmas Day: LIGHT – SA299

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSA special Strangers and Aliens Advent event! Every Sunday (and then Christmas Day) join us for some thoughts on the traditional Advent candles . . . even if we don’t have candles . . . Christmas Day of Advent: LIGHT A …

  • Advent Week 4: PEACE – SA298

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSA special Strangers and Aliens Advent event! Every Sunday (and then Christmas Day) join us for some thoughts on the traditional Advent candles . . . even if we don’t have candles . . . Week 4 of Advent: PEACE Peace …

  • AQUAMAN Road Trip! – SA296

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Evan take a road trip with Ben’s son to see Aquaman. Aquaman. On the big screen. It happened! Who thought it was a perfect movie and one of the best of the year? And who thought it was a …

  • Advent Week 3: JOY – SA295

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS A special Strangers and Aliens Advent event! Every Sunday (and then Christmas Day) join us for some thoughts on the traditional Advent candles . . . even if we don’t have candles . . . Week 3 of Advent: JOY …

  • SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Review – SA294

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Evan talk about one of the best movies of the year, one of the best animated superhero movies, one of the best Marvel movies, and one of the best superhero movies. And they are all the same movie: Spider-Man: …

  • Advent Week 2: FAITH – SA293

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS A special Strangers and Aliens Advent event! Every Sunday (and then Christmas Day) join us for some thoughts on the traditional Advent candles . . . even if we don’t have candles . . . Week 2 of Advent: FAITH …

  • Advent Week 1: HOPE – SA291

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS A special Strangers and Aliens Advent event! Every Sunday (and then Christmas Day) join us for some thoughts on the traditional Advent candles . . . even if we don’t have candles . . . Week 1 of Advent: HOPE …

  • RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET Road Trip! – SA290

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Evan fire up the van and head out to see Ralph Breaks the Internet! NOTE: First, there is a discussion on the drive to the theater. After the movie, there is a brief non-spoiler conversation, and then on the …

  • OVERLORD Roadtrip! – SA289

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen checks out the newest sci-fi horror movie from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot — OVERLORD!!! He starts out thinking it’s a Cloverfield franchise movie . . . but in the end, it’s a stand alone weird World War II tale. What …

  • VENOM Road Trip – SA287

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Evan take a road trip to see VENOM. Their standard? Is is better than Spider-Man 3? Is it better than Fantastic Four? Is it as good as an MCU movie?