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Talk From Superheroes

Comedians Andrew Ivimey and Diana McCallum break down a different superhero movie or TV show every week, hilariously highlighting everything you never noticed in your favorite franchises.

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436: Mad Max Fury Road
This week we're talking about Mad Max: Fury Road. It's the introduction of Furiosa but also of the flame thrower guitar guy. We talk about cool crashes, war boys redemption, and the not so subtle commentary on man. This episode is brought to you by Mint Mobile. Cut your wireless bill to 15 bucks a month at MintMobile.com/tfs. $45 upfront payment required (equivalent to $15/mo.). New customers on first 3 month plan only. Speeds slower above 40GB on Unlimited plan. Additional taxes, fees and restrictions apply. See MINT MOBILE for details.  
63:47 5/20/24
435: Kingdom Of The Planet Of The Apes
This week we're talking about the newest addition to Ape Town and also coin the term Ape Town. It's Kingdom Of The Planet Of The Apes. We talk about the hot year for vaults, bland looks, little monkey stories and ask why water is insta-kill to apes. This episode is brought to you by Mint Mobile. Cut your wireless bill to 15 bucks a month at MintMobile.com/tfs. $45 upfront payment required (equivalent to $15/mo.). New customers on first 3 month plan only. Speeds slower above 40GB on Unlimited plan. Additional taxes, fees and restrictions apply. See MINT MOBILE for details.  
64:03 5/13/24
434: The Fall Guy
This week we're talking about the unsung heroes of cinema in The Fall Guy. We talk about whether stunt people can fight in real life, Emily Blunt having chemistry with everyone, the joy of collaboration, the essence of Ryan Gosling, and the line between fun and pretension.
59:45 5/6/24
433: Planet Of The Apes (1968)
Get your hands off this podcast you damn dirty ape, we're talking about 1968's Planet Of The Apes. We get into the interesting visuals, the metaphor that ape society represents, unscientific astronauts, and a love of nets. This episode is brought to you by Mint Mobile. Cut your wireless bill to 15 bucks a month at MintMobile.com/tfs. $45 upfront payment required (equivalent to $15/mo.). New customers on first 3 month plan only. Speeds slower above 40GB on Unlimited plan. Additional taxes, fees and restrictions apply. See MINT MOBILE for details.  
62:17 4/29/24
432: X-Men 97
Prepare for the opening theme of a generation, this week we're talking about episodes 1-6 of X-Men '97. We try to separate any nostalgia and talk about the pacing, the soap opera drama, brilliant misleads, background Wolverine, and perfect lines. This episode is brought to you by Mint Mobile. Cut your wireless bill to 15 bucks a month at MintMobile.com/tfs. $45 upfront payment required (equivalent to $15/mo.). New customers on first 3 month plan only. Speeds slower above 40GB on Unlimited plan. Additional taxes, fees and restrictions apply. See MINT MOBILE for details.  
65:13 4/22/24
431: Fallout
We're talking about the new TV series based on the video game series, it's Fallout. We discuss side quests in TV form, ghoulish performances, cartoon violence, what was anyone's plan, and how we feel about the dog. This episode is brought to you by Mint Mobile. Cut your wireless bill to 15 bucks a month at MintMobile.com/tfs. $45 upfront payment required (equivalent to $15/mo.). New customers on first 3 month plan only. Speeds slower above 40GB on Unlimited plan. Additional taxes, fees and restrictions apply. See MINT MOBILE for details.  
64:07 4/15/24
430: King Kong (2005)
He's not fighting Godzilla this time, he's returning to his roots of kidnapping pretty women and running up the Empire State Building, it's 2005's King Kong. We talk about the weird amount of depression era New York, did beauty kill the beast, dinosaur chases, and the difference between slapstick murder and tragic murder.
67:29 4/8/24
429: Godzilla X Kong The New Empire
The boys are back in town, and they're huuuuuge! We're talking about Godzilla X Kong this week and break down how this is a family movie, a new addition that makes the ensemble work, how Godzilla is both a cat and Anthony Hopkins, and why you need scale for something to be big. 
60:10 4/1/24
428: Ghostbusters Frozen Empire
No matter what we feel about this movie, we can all agree that busting makes us feel good. This week we're talking about the latest instalment in the Ghostbusters franchise. We unpack a huge cast, Ray's inappropriate encounters with ghosts, calling Bill Murray, too much happening, and getting in the way of comedy. This episode brought to you by Mint Mobile. To get your new wireless plan for just 15 bucks a month, and get the plan shipped to your door for FREE go to www.mintmobile.com/tfs
70:32 3/25/24
427: Poltergeist (1982)
This week we're talking about the classic film Poltergeist. We talk about the Hollywood myths and rumors around this movie, what these ghosts actually want, remembering the cemetery wrong, and ponder life in the 80's. Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at www.TeePublic.FromSuperheroes.com
67:25 3/18/24
426: The Walking Dead The Ones Who Live
This week it feels like 2016 again because Michonne and Rick are back together. We're talking about The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live episodes 1-3. We get into the terrible character that ties it all together, great performances, if the military makes any sense, and carving drawings into an iPhone screen. This episode brought to you by Mint Mobile. To get this new customer offer and your new 3-month unlimited wireless plan for just 15 bucks a month, go to www.mintmobile.com/tfs. $45 upfront payment required (equivalent to $15/mo). New customers on first 3 month plan only. Speeds slower above 40GB on Unlimited plan. Additional taxes, fees, & restrictions apply. See Mint Mobile for details. To get your new wireless plan for just 15 bucks a month, and get the plan shipped to your door for FREE go to www.mintmobile.com/tfs
66:20 3/11/24
425: Dune Part Two
It's time to get sandy again and talk about Dune Part Two. We discuss how beautiful it all is, heel turns, black and white worlds, a rare restrained Walken, and what the hell the Bene Gesserit's plan is.
60:45 3/4/24
424: Arrival
This week we're building up to the release of Dune Part Two and talking about some of the other work of director Denis Villeneuve with Arrival. We talk about the definition of supporting actor, similar directors, play a game of what accent is that, and try to understand the concept of time. This episode brought to you by Mint Mobile. To get your new wireless plan for just 15 bucks a month, and get the plan shipped to your door for FREE go to www.mintmobile.com/tfs
67:26 2/26/24
423: Madame Web
This week we're talking about the absolutely wild ride that is Madame Web. We consult a thesaurus to work out just how bad this film is, talk about severe ADR, Pepsi product placement, its treatment of women, and how how this movie has one giant exception to every piece of criticism. Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at www.TeePublic.FromSuperheroes.com
87:01 2/19/24
422: Bad Times At The El Royale
This week we're talking about an ensemble movie with a stacked cast in Bad Times At The El Royale. We talk about the beautiful aesthetics, killing narrators, every character having a great moment, and if Hemsworth pulls it off. This episode brought to you by Mint Mobile. To get your new wireless plan for just 15 bucks a month, and get the plan shipped to your door for FREE go to www.mintmobile.com/tfs
67:23 2/12/24
421: Argylle
This week we're talking about the new Matthew Vaughn spy thriller, Argylle. We get into the meta conversation of a cinematic dramatization of a book within a movie, incredible action that feels fresh, receiving no edits on your book, human performers who fall flat, and cats who do too.
71:26 2/5/24
420: Stardust
This week we're looking at the early work from director Matthew Vaughn with Stardust. We talk about a literally forgettable performance, weak walls, Michelle Pfeiffer always gets it, and the casting that just doesn't work. Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at www.TeePublic.FromSuperheroes.com
63:45 1/29/24
419: Escape From New York
This week we're talking about the terrible year that 1997 could have been in Escape From New York. We break down the story that happens off screen, a truly neutral hero, car chandeliers, and a support character who makes some wild choices! This episode brought to you by Mint Mobile. Mint Mobile is giving you the gift of insane savings. For a limited time, buy any 3-month Mint Mobile plan to get 3 more months FREE and cut your wireless bill to just $15 by going to www.mintmobile.com/tfs
57:24 1/22/24
418: Echo
We're talking about the first season of the Marvel Spotlight series Echo. We talk about what the Marvel Spotlight means, fleshed out family, cool ancestors, great action, what this show didn't need, and kicking butt with no powers. This episode brought to you by Mint Mobile. Mint Mobile is giving you the gift of insane savings. For a limited time, buy any 3-month Mint Mobile plan to get 3 more months FREE and cut your wireless bill to just $15 by going to www.mintmobile.com/tfs
64:16 1/15/24
417: Rebel Moon Part One - A Child Of Fire
This week Zack Snyder is back on his slow mo, we're talking about Rebel Moon: Part One - A Child Of Fire. We discuss the evolution of Snyder, an old script, the power of the Bloodaxe, and a glass of water.
65:28 1/8/24
416: What If... (Season 2)
Let's ponder the question again because this week we're talking about Season 2 of What If. We talk about who the center/heart of the multiverse is, Marvel playing the hits, a Captain's true love, and female characters crushing it.
58:54 1/1/24
415: Aquaman And The Lost Kingdom
We're talking about the sequel and final DCEU movie, it's Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom this week on the pod. We get into surprise comedic turns, absolute badasses, wet vs dry vfx, volcano lairs, and stronger comic book vibes. This episode brought to you by Mint Mobile. Mint Mobile is giving you the gift of insane savings. For a limited time, buy any 3-month Mint Mobile plan to get 3 more months FREE and cut your wireless bill to just $15 by going to www.mintmobile.com/tfs
59:35 12/25/23
414: Godzilla Minus One
He's back, our big (short) king, it's Godzilla Minus One this week on the podcast. We talk about a war movie that a Kaiju happens to be in, the consequences of choosing violence, what to fight for, and the most dangerous bubble bath of all time.
51:24 12/18/23
413: Doctor Who (2023 Specials)
This week we're talking about the three 60th anniversary specials for Doctor Who. We talk about the return of Tennant and Tate, a modern Who, lost audio, villains having fun, and the Fast and Furious. Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at www.TeePublic.FromSuperheroes.com Listen to our new podcast, Comedians In Dungeons Getting Dragons here.
61:53 12/11/23
412: The Hunger Games (with Nile Seguin)
This week we're talking about the original Hunger Games and we're joined by guest, comedian and host of Comedians In Dungeons Getting Dragons it's Nile Séguin. We talk about team Gale vs team Peeta, good YA, subtle acting, how any of this even works, and we cook. Listen to our new podcast, Comedians In Dungeons Getting Dragons here. This episode brought to you in part by NordVPN. NordVPN is the fastest VPN out there and connects to 5900+ servers in 60 countries. Get your exclusive NordVPN deal at https://nordvpn.com/tfs with a 30-day money-back guarantee! This episode brought to you by Mint Mobile. Mint Mobile is giving you the gift of insane savings. For a limited time, buy any 3-month Mint Mobile plan to get 3 more months FREE and cut your wireless bill to just $15 by going to www.mintmobile.com/tfs
75:58 12/4/23
411: The Hunger Games The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes
This week we're talking about the prequel to the popular Hunger Games franchise, it's The Hunger Games The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes. We talk about how much something should be a musical when it isn't a musical, neck bottles, book comparisons, and finding the character that rocks.
68:54 11/27/23
410: Loki (Season 2)
This week we're talking about the entirety of Loki season 2. We talk about an unforgettable friendship, forgotten female characters, and if a Loki story needs to cover the films. This episode brought to you in part by NordVPN. NordVPN is the fastest VPN out there and connects to 5900+ servers in 60 countries. Get your exclusive NordVPN deal at https://nordvpn.com/tfs with a 30-day money-back guarantee! Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at www.TeePublic.FromSuperheroes.com
65:41 11/20/23
409: The Marvels
This week we're talking about The Marvels. We talk about break out stars, previously on's, having fun and what constitutes music. Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at www.TeePublic.FromSuperheroes.com This episode brought to you by Mint Mobile. Mint Mobile is giving you a much-needed break on your wireless bill. Mint Mobile lets you order from home and save a ton, with phone plans starting at JUST $15 a month. Order today at www.mintmobile.com/tfs
74:12 11/13/23
408: Crimson Peak
This week we're transitioning from the spooks of October, into a Hiddleston November and we're talking about Crimson Peak. A movie that asks the question, what if a love story had ghosts, but also the ghosts are largely irrelevent and the love story is weird, oops! Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at www.TeePublic.FromSuperheroes.com This episode brought to you by Mint Mobile. Mint Mobile is giving you a much-needed break on your wireless bill. Mint Mobile lets you order from home and save a ton, with phone plans starting at JUST $15 a month. Order today at www.mintmobile.com/tfs
61:11 11/6/23
407: Event Horizon (with Andrew Barr)
We've got more spooks and scares with an episode from interdimensional hell, it's Event Horizon with guest, comedian Andrew Barr. We talk about astronauts that are competent but could be smarter, how this is the scariest version of hell, casting horror extras, and a tank of blood that doesn't quite make sense.  This episode brought to you in part by Uncommon Goods. Uncommon Goods has all the best, unique, unusual gifts guaranteed to delight no matter who you’re gifting, or whatever the occasion is. To get 15% off your first gift, go to www.uncommongoods.com/tfs and don’t miss out on this limited time offer! Uncommon Goods. Cool, unique and unusual gifts. We'd like to thank our friends at HexGaming. HexGaming helps you enhance your gaming experience with a wide range of custom controllers for the PS5, PS4 and Xbox that you can design and personalize yourself. We customized their Rival controller with cool transparent blue shell which looks amazing, and the remappable back buttons make gaming pro level. Controllers that look cool and play like fire. Get your own at HexGaming.com  
63:02 10/30/23

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