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BATMAN v. SUPERMAN Roadtrip Review – SA180

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA180_BVSroadtrip.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Evan are joined by three friends to take another trip to the theater…this time to see BATMAN v. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE!!! Join them on the drive there as they discuss their expectations… In the parking lat as they …

BATMAN vs. SUPERMAN – What is the argument?

It’s time for some more actual articles here. Because of the big movie, there’s a lot of discussion about Batman vs. Superman or Superman vs. Batman. But the discussions are all over the place. Like Douglas Adams’ Deep Thought, when answering the question of life, the universe, and everything, he …

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? – SA179

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA179verses.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHeroes battling heroes is a time honored tradition in comics, TV, and movies. But why? Ben and Evan team up to discover the answer and look into some of their favorite hero vs. hero conflicts.

The Return of… – SA178

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA178return.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFrom Star Wars to X-Files to Heroes, old heroes have been making a return…and they make their return, well, older! In this episode we take a look at some of our favorite and not so favorite returns and what those returns …

A Don Bluth Retrospective – SA177

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA177Bluth.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen. Steve, and Evan talk about the career of animator Don Bluth, looking back on their favorite memories from Bluth’s body of work, and on some of their least favorite work from him, from his work at Disney to his arcade …

Return of the X-Files (Pt. 2) – SA176

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA176xfiles.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe X-Files has returned, and Steve and Ben WERE pretty excited…and now they are ready to wade through the final three episodes! A monster of the week, a supernatural FBI tale, and a mythology episode again give a pretty good sampling of …

LABYRINTH (Retro Movie Mission 1) – SA175

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA175RetroLab.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS In Retro Movie Missions the Retronauts fire the Retro-rockets on their Retro-starship to take a look back at some retro-movies! Will they discover something new? Will they retroactively change their opinion? Join Captain Ben, Sergeant Steve, and Ensign Evan as they …

League of the Gray (Interview with Sandy Brownlee) – SA174

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA174gray.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSA transmedia project about an secret group of multi-generational warriors in the never-ending battle against evil, League of the Gray is part Buffy the Vampire Slayer and part Golden Girls! Ben talks with Sandy Brownlee, the mastermind behind this web series, about the …

Return of the X-Files (Pt. 1) – SA173

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA173_xfiles.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe X-Files has returned, and Steve and Ben are pretty excited…although we have different reactions to SOME of these first three episodes of X-Files season 10. With a mythology episode, a mystery episode, and a humor episode, the first three episodes …

Anything But Star Wars – SA172

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA172_notSW.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhat do Labyrinth, Longmire, and The Faerie Queen have in common? They AREN’T Star Wars! And they ARE some things we’ve been reading and watching and enjoying. And they AREN’T Star Wars. Here’s a partial list of some of the things …

The Force Awakens Revisited – SA171

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA171_SWreview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe return to Star Wars episode 7 for a longer, more focused discussion of the movie! What did they love? What did they hate? Also, Ben and Steve welcome Evan officially into the fold as the fourth “strange alien”!

THE GOBLINS WHO STOLE A SEXTON, a Charles Dickens Christmas Story – SA170

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA170_Goblins.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFor a holiday treat, we read Charles Dickens’ precursor to A Christmas Carol, The Goblins Who Stole a Sexton, a chapter from The Pickwick Papers. In this story are all the elements we appreciate about A Christmas Carol — a grumpy …

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Road Trip Review – SA169

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA169.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS This episode SPOILS EVERYTHING! Listen AFTER you’ve seen it! Star Wars: The Force Awakens is here, and Ben, Ben’s son, Evan, and Evan’s wife jump into the mini-van to go see the new Star Wars movie. They are joined by Ben’s …

A Very Special Christmas Episode – SA167

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA167.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Steve are joined by Evan David to discuss some of their favorite “very special Christmas” episodes of TV shows, movies, and comics! This is a part of the Crossover Nexus’ Christmas Crossover Event! Links to the other podcasts mentioned …

The Jaws Franchise: Jaws (1975)-Jaws 19 (2015) – SA165

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA165.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen and Steve take a look back at all 19 Jaws movies, from Jaws to Jaws 4: The Revenge, from Cyberjaws to Jaws in NY, from the prequels to the reboot to the return to the original continuity in this year’s …

Two Tiny Movies: Ant-Man and Pixels (Summer Movie Series) – SA158

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA158.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt’s Ant-man vs. Pixels! two tiny themed movies! Two comedy action movies! Ben reviews them both! One is great fun! One is utter rubbish! Which is which? Want to see someone get angry about a movie? Ben has a pretty strong …

All the Mistakes Ben Kenobi Made (How Every Single Bad Thing in the Star Wars Universe Could Have Been Avoided if Ben Kenobi Had Just Been a Better Decision Maker) – SA157

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA157.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe love Star Wars, but because of the way it was written, there are certain potholes that can be explained from a “certain point of view”…or that look like poor life choices for the characters from another “certain point of view.” …

The Childishness of Geekdom (Thoughts on Simon Pegg’s Thoughts) — SA156

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA156.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSome weeks ago, Simon Pegg made some controversial statements about geekdom and cinema and where it seemed to be heading. He backed off a little bit, and his intent was not to be as controversial as it was made out to …