• 1999 and the CGI Effect – SA329

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe take a look back to 1999, a year filled with BIG money makers with BIG special FX! From The Matrix to Episode I to Toy Story 2 to Wing Commander to The Mummy, we take a trip down memory lane …

  • THE MANDALORIAN Ep 1 Review and Disney+ First Impressions – SA328

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSNOTE: This episode starts with non-spoiler discussion of The Mandalorian. The spoiler-filled discussion is clearly marked . . . by our usual spoiler organ. Disney+ has arrived, bringing with it an open vault of old and new television and movies. The …

  • 1989 and the FRANCHISE Effect – SA327

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt’s a look back at 1989, a year filled with big money makers in the theaters – and a LOT of franchise connections: from the beginning of the Batman movie series to the fifth Trek film to the third in the …

  • THE VISITATION, THR3E, and HOUSE: 3 Christian Horror Movies – SA326

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen is joined by guest host John Harju to talk about three horror movies based on books by Christian writers Frank Peretti and Ted Dekker: THE VISITATION – by Frank Peretti THR3E – by Ted Dekker HOUSE – by Frank Peretti …

  • ALIEN Road Trip – SA325

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen takes another solo road trip to see another 40th anniversary showing of another classic sci-fi movie. This time: Alien!

  • RAMBO franchise retrospective – SA324

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt’s Ben vs. Rambo, as he watches through the entire Rambo franchise over the summer, culminating in seeing RAMBO: LAST BLOOD in theaters opening night. What’s good? What’s bad? What one will he definitely watch again? What one will he never …

  • STAR TREK THE MOTION PICTURE Road Trip – SA323

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen takes a solo road trip to see the 40th anniversary showing of Star Trek the Motion Picture in the theater! Solo because who else is going to see it with him? It’s an experience he enjoyed much more than he …

  • 1979 and the STAR WARS Effect – SA322

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Steve journey back in time to talk about 1979 and it’s place in science fiction and motion picture history, and how the effects of the mega-blockbuster hit Star Wars began showing up forty years ago.

  • THE DARK CRYSTAL the Movie – SA321

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Evan talk about The Dark Crystal, the movie, in preparation for watching the Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

  • DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD Road Trip – SA320

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSEvan and recurring guest Hudson Farrell journey on a road trip to see the new Dora the Explora movie! Was this the best movie of the year? Find out!

  • Mr. Freeze – SA319

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMister Freeze as depicted in the acclaimed Batman: The Animated Series is one of the Batman mythos’ most tragic characters. Dive into the all 5 of his appearances in the DCAU continuity with Evan and Steve to find out why!

  • SPIDERMAN: FAR FROM HOME Road Trip – SA318

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS It’s another family road trip to another Marvel cinematic universe movie. Evan, Ben, and most of the Avery clan head out to a theater close to home, and you get to ride with them to and from the theater as they …

  • E3 2019 – SA317

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt’s our annual coverage of E3!

  • DARK PHOENIX Road Trip – SA316

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Evan and friend of the podcast guest John take a journey to the END of the X-Men GAME of Fox’s X-franchise! Does it work? Is it a good end of a movie era? Travel with the S&A team to …

  • GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS – SA315

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Evan are joined by our friend Nathan Marchand to take on the newest installment in the Legendary Monster-verse: Godzilla King of the Monsters! Some of us liked it! One of us did not! But all of us had fun! …

  • BRIGHTBURN – SA314

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen is joined by friend of the podcast JS Earls to talk about the “anti-Superman” movie from James Gunn: Brightburn.

  • DETECTIVE PIKACHU ROADTRIP – SA313

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen takes a road trip to see Detective Pikachu, and talks about parenting, collecting, and how Pokemon has become a big presence in his house. Then his son joins him for an eight-year-old perspective.

  • AVENGERS ENDGAME Review – SA312

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThere was one potential future where they win, and while we knew the snap survivors would be victorious, we certainly didn’t know how. With surprise after surprise, and call back after call back, and send off after send off, we come …

  • TRACKS: a SUPERSONIC Pod Comics Preview – SA311

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWith the SUPERSONIC Pod Comics Kickstarter in full swing, here’s our short preview episode written by Ben! This is a story that becomes a kickstart itself — a short story setting up the style of stories that SUPERSONIC Pod Comics will …

  • SHAZAM! Review – SA310

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe DCEU continues with its newest entry — SHAZAM!!! Ben, Evan, and Steve discuss and dissect this surprising (in a few different ways) movie!

1999 and the CGI Effect – SA329

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe take a look back to 1999, a year filled with BIG money makers with BIG special FX! From The Matrix to Episode I to Toy Story 2 to Wing Commander to The Mummy, we take a trip down memory lane …

ALIEN Road Trip – SA325

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen takes another solo road trip to see another 40th anniversary showing of …

Mr. Freeze – SA319

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMister Freeze as depicted in the acclaimed Batman: The Animated Series is one …

E3 2019 – SA317

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt’s our annual coverage of E3!

DARK PHOENIX Road Trip – SA316

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Evan and friend of the podcast guest John take a journey …

BRIGHTBURN – SA314

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen is joined by friend of the podcast JS Earls to talk about …

AVENGERS ENDGAME Review – SA312

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThere was one potential future where they win, and while we knew the …

SHAZAM! Review – SA310

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe DCEU continues with its newest entry — SHAZAM!!! Ben, Evan, and Steve …