Friday, June 30, 2023

After Lunch | After Dinner Lounge – This Changes a Man

Rob, Michael DiGiovanni, and I talk about The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Star Wars Visions Season 2, Ted Lasso Season 3, Unicorn: Warriors Eternal, the Our Man Flint movies, Hammer's Frankenstein movies, Peter Pan and Wendy (2023), streaming service avatars, Fast X, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, Silo, Disney’s Stan Lee documentary, how our buying and reading of comics has changed, aging and wisdom, budgeting entertainment time, and other things we've been watching and thinking about.

Monday, June 26, 2023

After Lunch | After Dinner Lounge – Flintstones Calisthenics

As Pax recovers from vacation, Evan returns to the Lounge for a bit with me, Rob, and guest-lounger Michael DiGiovanni. In this first half of the discussion, the conversation includes butt tattoos, underwear preferences, Joe Hill, nepotism, how horror works in books vs film, jazz trombone, William T Riker, Fourth Chair Carryover Questions, the difference between the book and movie versions of Prisoner of Azkaban, The New Classic Film Jerks, the Off Panel comic book interview podcast, the Purple Stuff podcast, letting your kids introduce you to new music, celebrity podcasts, Action Comics, Dawn of DC, Star Trek: Double Double by Michael Jan Friedman, Cassandra Cain as Batgirl, and X-Men comics.

Monday, June 19, 2023

After Lunch | Batman (1966), Season 4

Rob and I welcome Erik Johnson and Noel Thingvall to create a fourth season of the Adam West Batman series by crossing it over with other late-'60s TV shows. In addition to the new guest-characters, some of the stories also include new villains pulled from comics of the day and played by popular actors of the period. 

Friday, June 16, 2023

Monday, June 12, 2023

After Lunch | Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)

Rob and I finish our Mission: Impossible movies catch-up with a discussion of Fallout. Henry Cavill, Vanessa Kirby, and Angela Bassett join the series while other favorites return. But is that, plus emotional closure and fantastic stunts, enough to make this one of our favorite in the series?

Friday, June 09, 2023

Hellbent for Letterbox | The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

Pax and I watch the Coen Brothers' anthology movie, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Plus, Pax listens to the 1001 Stories from the Old West podcast and I watch The Secret of Convict Lake (1951) and Calamity Jane and Sam Bass (1949).

Monday, June 05, 2023

After Lunch | You Only Live Twice (1967)

This extra-sized episode opens with Rob, Karen Flieger, and I answering trivia questions about Dr No and From Russia With Love. The questions are multiple choice, so play along as you listen. 

After that, we return to the official Bond film series with Sean Connery's first last appearance in the role. And we are not in agreement about the quality of this film. We'll talk about why before wrapping up with more trivia, this time about You Only Live Twice.

Friday, June 02, 2023

After Lunch | After Dinner Lounge – Technical Difficulties

Rob, Pax, and I experienced some technical difficulties in the lounge before we got around to thinking about anything this month. But we did get to talk about what we've been watching, including Perry Mason Season 2, John Wick Chapter 4, The Super Mario Bros Movie, Renfield, Sisu, Strange New Worlds, Air, Fast X, Bruce Lee, Philip Marlowe, The Black Phone, and Star Trek: Lower Decks.


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