Join us this week as we take on the critical disappointment that is Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. We’ve got some great backstory about the two characters throughout history (hello, homoeroticsm!), along with reactions to the film itself. Major spoilers for the movie are throughout the podcast, so make sure you’ve seen it before listening if that matters to you.
Before we jump into The World’s Greatest Detective, this Superman link popped up this week that I wanted to add to last week’s post. The article argues that at his most allegorical core, Superman is an immigrant and the best stories about him focus on that. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice marks the first […]
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice comes out next week so this week’s Link Roundup is all about Superman! While I may not love everything filmmaker Zack Snyder has brought to the character, the fact that this movie marks the first time Batman and Superman are appearing together in a major motion picture means he’s […]
This episode, we’re diving into Star Wars: The Force Awakens in all of its nostalgia-leaden, feminist, fan-serving glory. Apologies in advance for a bit of a sound issue that creeps into the later part of the episode—we’re working out some production kinks, thanks for your patience! We know the movie’s been out for a while, but […]
Ok look. I think it’s silly that it even has to be pointed out that there is some great work being done by women in film and television. Of course there is. If you’re the sort of person that needs to be given a list in order to believe it than you’re probably not the […]
With your usual Friday Link Roundup mastermind away for the week, I’ve hijacked the spot to talk about something I love dearly. That would be Marvel’s Agent Carter. (Full disclosure: Jeff loves Agent Carter too, and he is the only reason I know it exists, so hijack is probably an overstatement). This show is strongly […]
Superheroes are some of the longest lasting characters of our modern pop culture history, and some of the earliest examples are still to this day the most well known of the genre. Superman and Batman were both created in the 1930s, and today they are two of the most easily recognizable fictional characters in the […]