Captain Marvel

Episode 033: Avengers: Endgame review - WITH SPOILERS

What else could we talk about for our latest podcast but Avengers: Endgame? The blockbuster spectacle is taking over the world and vacuuming up all of our moviegoing money!

Our discussion gets into MAJOR SPOILERS, recapping what we loved (and maybe nitpicked) from the movie we’ve all been waiting for. So if you haven’t yet seen Endgame, you may want to hold off on listening until then. But please come back and listen to our review! Compare your reactions to ours!

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SHOW NOTES

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1:00 - The quickly discarded plan to review Endgame right after seeing it

7:54 - The massive amounts of money and box office records Endgame is generating

12:49 - Our Avengers: Endgame discussion begins - SPOILER ALERT

— How many times did you yell out? Did you cry?

— Were you surprised at how little some characters were used?

— What did you expect going in? Which heroes were going to die?

— Did you get your perfect ending?

— Who was Endgame’s unsung hero?

— What is the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s future?

— Where will Spider-Man: Far From Home fit in?

1:03:40 - What we’re enjoying this week

Ian: Flash Gordon serials on Turner Classic Movies

Chris: DC Universe’s massive digital comic book archive

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Captain Marvel Special Episode! Non-Spoilers/Spoilers

Captain Marvel has arrived! Is the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe possibly the greatest? We review the movie with non-spoiler thoughts and then hard spoiler discussion.

We'll warn you before diving into those spoilers, though! (It’s about halfway through the show, at the 21:40 mark.) Please come on back and listen after you’ve seen the movie.

Higher! Further! Faster!

Ian’s review of Captain Marvel can be read here

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Episode 016: Avengers Endgame

Will an “Avengers 4” trailer disrupt the space-time continuum on the latest Amusement Park Podcast? We discuss the Captain Marvel trailer, review Fantastic Beasts, lament Netflix canceling Daredevil, catch up on DC superhero TV, and share what we’re enjoying this week.

SHOW NOTES:

01:45 - Would fans really be upset if the title for “Avengers 4” wasn’t in the trailer?

05:15 - Future Chris and Future Ian interrupt for a reaction to the Avengers: Endgame trailer

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26:42 - Reaction to the Captain Marvel trailer

37:24 - Chris isn’t excited about SHAZAM!

46:40 - Fantastic Beasts review

1:10:34 - Season 5 of The Flash so far

1:18:01 - Season 7 of Arrow, eight episodes in

1:25:10 - Catching up on DC Universe’s Titans

1:31:44 - What we’re enjoying this week

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Episode 006: Batman's, uh, Special Part

This week, the Amusement Park Podcast is Marvel-ous! We respond to the first Captain Marvel trailer and Daredevil Season 3 teaser, and check back in with DC Universe after a week of play. Ian reacts to full frontal Batman, while Chris confesses a classic film that he hasn’t seen.

SHOW NOTES:

3:05 - The first Captain Marvel trailer drops!

6 takeaways from the first Captain Marvel trailer

21:33 - Marvel developing Loki and Scarlet Witch TV shows for Disney streaming service

27:29 - New teaser for Netflix’s Daredevil, Oct. 19 release announced

Daredevil announces Oct. 19 premiere for what promises to be a dark Season 3

** Spoiler alert (?) 35:00 to 36:23 if you haven’t watched The Defenders **

39:48 - Which classic film has Chris not seen? Is it the same as Ian not watching Breaking Bad?

43:53 - Follow-up reactions to DC Universe, one week after launch.

Special Edition: DC Universe early access!

52:13 - What we’re enjoying this week

Ian: Batman - Damned by Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo

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Chris: Twinkie the Kid Funko Pop

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

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Episode 005: Jason Statham is My Man Crush

We've survived to five! This week on The Amusement Park Podcast, Chris Cox and Ian Casselberry discuss Henry Cavill's reported break-up with Warner Brothers over Superman, Entertainment Weekly's Captain Marvel cover story, and Season 2 of Netflix's Iron Fist.

SHOW NOTES:

3:55 - Henry Cavill reportedly won’t be playing Superman in any more DC movies

— How Hollywood tries to turn any actor into superhero shape:

The Last, Disposable Action Hero - New York Times

27:02 - Entertainment Weekly’s Captain Marvel cover story

36:18 - Reviewing Season 2 of Netflix’s Iron Fist

** Spoiler warning 40:40 to 47:26 **

Iron Fist Season 2 Is Strong and Has a Finale You Absolutely Must See - io9

51:05 - The Oscars postponing its “Most Popular Film” award

58:03 - What we're enjoying this week

Chris: Batman - The Killing Joke by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland

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Ian: Fantastic Four #1, 2 by Dan Slott and Sara Pichelli

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Episode 004: We broke the internet! Or maybe not

Did Captain Marvel and Brie Larson break the internet? On Episode 4 of The Amusement Park Podcast, Chris Cox and Ian Casselberry measure those Marvel-ous expectations, review Operation Finale and Searching, and share what they enjoyed from the past week.

SHOW NOTES:

3:00 - Brie Larson hoping to break the internet; Captain Marvel Entertainment Weekly cover

14:26 - Too much TV! How can we keep up with it all? 

** The Sad, Beautiful Fact That We're All Going to Miss Almost Everything - Linda Holmes, NPR

37:20 - Operation Finale and Searching reviews

44:41 - Disney's Best Picture push for Black Panther (recorded before the Oscars ditched its "Best Popular Film" award)

48:13 - What we're enjoying this week

Chris: Battlebots

Ian: Juliet, Naked

Finally, thanks and a return shoutout to the Unduly Noted podcast, hosted by Neil Turitz and Ryan Beeman. They mentioned us on their latest show and passed along some constructive tips that we really appreciate. Please give them a listen and follow!