We Bought a Movie Pod: Joker Returns – Best Picture Podcast Review of ‘Joker’

Subscribe to the New Podcast Feed on APPLE or SPOTIFY! We're rerunning our episode on Joker from late in 2019 thanks to its Best Picture nomination. AJ is not a big fan, but Aaron was. Where do you stand on the latest film featuring the Clown Prince of Gotham? Check out the time stamps below! 00- 38:00 – Joker Review … Continue reading We Bought a Movie Pod: Joker Returns – Best Picture Podcast Review of ‘Joker’

American Society of Cinematographers Recognize the Best Cameramen/women of 2019

While it feels like the Theatrical Release race has already been locked up, a challenging has the opportunity to rise tonight. The heavy favorite to win the Oscar will be Roger Deakins, but Rodrigo Prieto and Robert Richardson are rivals in their own right. Now we wait to see who will take home the top prizes amongst the … Continue reading American Society of Cinematographers Recognize the Best Cameramen/women of 2019

‘Joker’ Leads BAFTA Nominations With 11, Margot Robbie and Scarlett Johansson Score Double Nominations

Another big domino in the Oscar race has dropped. The British Academy rolled out their nominations real late last night, with Joker leading the nomination count. The DC film scored eleven nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director. Meanwhile, 1917, The Irishman and Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood each nabbed ten nominations themselves. With four … Continue reading ‘Joker’ Leads BAFTA Nominations With 11, Margot Robbie and Scarlett Johansson Score Double Nominations

We Bought a Pod Episode 62: A Long Awaited Joke(r)

Hey guys! We're back and we discussed Joker. Sorry for the episode taking forever to release, but that's life sometimes. We recorded this episode back when The Joker released, so we finally got around to let our voices heard. So yeah, get ready for some freezing cold takes. 00- 38:00 - Joker Review 38:00 - End Movie … Continue reading We Bought a Pod Episode 62: A Long Awaited Joke(r)

First Oscar Predictions: Netflix v The World (12-1)

As we enter December, we're officially in the heat of the Oscar season. Over the next few weeks, critics groups and industry insiders will make their voices heard. The National Board of Review will announce their Top 10 films of the year, as well as their Best Film of 2019. The winner of this group has … Continue reading First Oscar Predictions: Netflix v The World (12-1)

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

We Bought a Pod Episode 37: I Didn’t Even Know There Was a ‘Shazaam’

Welcome back to We Bought a Pod! We had a very busy week with trailers, SDCC, and a surprise hit! We also close out our Top 10 of 2008! We go into some spoilers for "Teen Titans Go! to the Movies," so don't spoil jokes for yourself! That's bad! Anyway, show notes below! 00-40:30 - … Continue reading We Bought a Pod Episode 37: I Didn’t Even Know There Was a ‘Shazaam’

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.