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Marvel and DC Animated Movies – SA229

Marvel and DC Animated Movies – SA229

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn the direct to home video battle for animation domination, who wins: Marvel or DC? Okay, that’s not a fair question. Fortunately, this episode is not about that debate and is just about the movies! What’s good? What’s bad? What’s ugly? From Superman: Doomsday to Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and from Iron Man to Next Avengers, we look at the masterpieces and the pieces of junk! … Read entire article »

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Resurrection in Fiction – SA228

Resurrection in Fiction – SA228

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJoin the Strangers and Aliens in an exploration of life, death, and resurrection in sci-fi and fantasy and why those stories are impactful for consumers of story. … Read entire article »

Saban’s Power Rangers 2017 – SA227

Saban’s Power Rangers 2017 – SA227

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThere’s no question that Power Rangers 2017 is fueled by nostalgia and a desire to create another billion dollar franchise. There was also no question that Evan, fan of the franchise, was going to see it. And that meant Ben ended up seeing it, too. Join Ben and Evan as they discuss the movie . . … Read entire article »

Most Important Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movies Decade by Decade – SA226

Most Important Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movies Decade by Decade – SA226

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadEvery once in a while, a movie changes everything. It doesn’t just became part of pop culture, it shapes it. It can push film making techniques to new heights or engage imaginations to do new things. We go through the decades, taking a look at the most important movies from 1900 to today. Did we … Read entire article »

Action Figures Retrospective – SA225

Action Figures Retrospective – SA225

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadEvan and ben take a walk down memory lane and look at those little (sometimes big) pieces of plastic that fueled our childhood playtime (and sometimes still do). … Read entire article »

KONG: SKULL ISLAND Road Trip – SA224

KONG: SKULL ISLAND Road Trip – SA224

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBen, Evan, and road companion Brennan head out to Skull Island to see KONG!!! And it’s a ROAD TRIP!!! This one’s a REAL road trip, featuring: Filling up at the gas station! Food stops! Road side attractions! And, of course, the MAIN EVENT!   The episode has four parts: Spoiler free discussion on the way to the theater Spoiler free reactions after the movie Spoiler FILLED … Read entire article »

Ultimate Spiderman Comic Retrospective – SA223

Ultimate Spiderman Comic Retrospective – SA223

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJoin Evan David and guest host Jonathan Becker from the now defunct Static Blade Podcast, as they reminisce about Evan’s favorite comic book series, Ultimate Spiderman! … Read entire article »

The TRIPODS Trilogy by John Christopher – SA222

The TRIPODS Trilogy by John Christopher – SA222

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJohn Christopher’s TRIPODS trilogy is a classic of YA science fiction that explores a post-apocalyptic battle between a technologically regressed humanity and a spacefaring race of conquering aliens. It’s also a touchstone of science fiction from Ben’s childhood and a favorite series from when Evan was in college, so naturally it was going to … Read entire article »

Dreamworks Animation Retrospective – SA221

Dreamworks Animation Retrospective – SA221

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTaking a trip down memory lane, the S&A gang walk through the catalogue of Dreamworks’ animated films, from Prince of Egypt to today! … Read entire article »

LEGO BATMAN Road Trip – SA220

LEGO BATMAN Road Trip – SA220

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt’s the Lego Batman movie! it’s here! Bursting his guests starring role in The Lego Movie, Lego minifig Batman is back! And Ben and Evan went to see it! … Read entire article »