This week Matt, Tiny, and Mike share their thoughts on Captain America: Civil War and end up gushing over it for an extended period of time. For potpourri, Mike dips his toes in DC’s animated features with Son of Batman, Tiny talks about a solar energy documentary called Catching the Sun, and Matt closes out the podcast with his thoughts on rediscovering his love of The Simpsons. Continue reading →
Daredevil is the first of four Netflix-exclusive Marvel series that will lead to The Defenders miniseries (which will also be Netflix-exclusive). It’s a tonal anomaly within the MCU since its Netflix exclusivity gives the studio more leeway in terms of subject matter. And, in that aspect, Marvel certainly did not hold back. Continue reading →
Loved this movie while I was growing up. It still has its charms, but the pacing is pretty off and the ending doesn't really land in any memorable way. But the comedy with Brendan Fraser's naivete is pretty fun.
This is a really interesting samurai film in that it's based on a play that adapted a real event and that it was commissioned as a wartime propaganda film. Mizoguchi made a more humanistic story, though. The 47 Ronin is mostly characters discussing what is happening and what they plan to do next. There's a lot of talk about the samurai code and wha […]