Review: Phoenix Allows ‘Joker’ To Burn Bright Despite a Lack of Innovation

When the Clown Prince of Gotham comes to the big screen, moviegoing audiences pay attention. Back in 1989, Jack Nicholson introduced audiences to a new kind of Joker, one that was more menacing and comical than the Cesar Romero hilarity of the television show. Mark Hamill's evolution of the character throughout Batman: The Animated Series and Batman: The Mask … Continue reading Review: Phoenix Allows ‘Joker’ To Burn Bright Despite a Lack of Innovation

Catching Up on 2019: Reviews of Booksmart, Shazam!, Her Smell and Missing Link

The summer of 2019 has largely been defined but its lack of hits. Frankly, many of the blockbusters that we were not excited lived up to the hype. Men in Black International stumbled. Godzilla: King of the Monsters tanked. The summer was marked by financial disappointment, but there were some interesting movies to come out of the … Continue reading Catching Up on 2019: Reviews of Booksmart, Shazam!, Her Smell and Missing Link

DC Announces 2021 Films, Including ‘The Batman’ Without Affleck and ‘DC’s Super Pets’

It looks like the dark and gritty world of the DC Universe has come crashing to a stop. In a move that can only be explained as a complete 180, DC has begun discarding pieces of their future film franchises. A new announcement of films came out yesterday, and their 2021 slate looks very different … Continue reading DC Announces 2021 Films, Including ‘The Batman’ Without Affleck and ‘DC’s Super Pets’

Review: ‘Aquaman’ Proves DC May Finally Be Course Correcting with a Fun Action Film

About midway through Aquaman, the surprisingly self-aware Jason Momoa basically looks into the camera and utters the most obvious line of his career: "I am a blunt instrument, and I'm damn good at it." It was a moment of clarity for the DC Universe, one that has desperately needed it. For all the self seriousness that existed in Man … Continue reading Review: ‘Aquaman’ Proves DC May Finally Be Course Correcting with a Fun Action Film

We Bought a Pod Episode 40: Back in the 90’s…

HELLO and welcome to another episode of We Bought a Pod! Today, AJ and Aaron talk about BoJack Horseman, Captain Marvel, news about The Joker starring Jaoquin Phoenix and more! Check out the timestamps below! Sorry if some of the things we talk about sound like they were from weeks ago. They were! We recorded on September 21st, but … Continue reading We Bought a Pod Episode 40: Back in the 90’s…

We Bought a Pod Episode 23: Trouble in Gotham

Hello all, Welcome back to another episode of We Bought a Pod! We've held off on our feelings about "Justice League," but the wait will go on no longer. I'll be straight with you, we're not particularly big fans of the flick, so if you want to jump ahead and skip our devilish hate, by … Continue reading We Bought a Pod Episode 23: Trouble in Gotham

LEGO Batman – How a lighthearted animated kids movie showed up the entire DC cinematic universe.

  Whenever my friends and I talk about super hero films there always seems to be a single eventuality. A certainty that no matter who I am talking to, no matter what subject we start with, someone always ends up shitting on the DC cinematic universe.  Don’t get me wrong, I love DC comics (and … Continue reading LEGO Batman – How a lighthearted animated kids movie showed up the entire DC cinematic universe.