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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 027: True Detective, Doom Patrol and We Mourn the Punisher

The mind is the limit! On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we try to make sense of True Detective before the Season 3 finale and the first episode of Doom Patrol. Also, Hulu is developing four intriguing Marvel shows and the inevitable end has come for The Punisher.

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SHOW NOTES

1:35 - Theories on True Detective going into the Season 3 finale

19:56 - First thoughts on Doom Patrol’s first episode

37:07 - Hulu announces five upcoming Marvel animated series, including Howard the Duck

— Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. vs. Krang from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

47:26 - Will The Gifted move from Fox to Hulu?

The Gifted’ Showrunner Matt Nix Thinks Season 3 Could Move to Streaming [Interview]

Quick Hits

52:30 - Netflix cancels The Punisher and Jessica Jones

Mike Colter To Star In CBS Drama Pilot ‘Evil’ From Robert & Michelle King

55:01 - Chris Hemsworth to play Hulk Hogan in Netflix biopic

58:17 - Report of Armie Hammer being cast as Batman quickly shot down

Armie Hammer Is In Final Talks To Be THE BATMAN (Exclusive)

1:00:17 - What We’re Enjoying This Week

Chris: Cheers

Ian: The Umbrella Academy

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Episode 025: Avengers Goes Dark, Hanna Grabs Our Attention, and We Catch Up with GoT

Episode 25! Or XXV, as the Super Bowl would do it. We react to the Avengers: Endgame and Toy Story 4 Super Bowl teasers, review Amazon's Hanna pilot, look back at Game of Thrones Season 1, rant about Riverdale, and do some quick hits.

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SHOW NOTES

0:21 - Quick thoughts on Super Bowl snacks, halftime show and commercials

5:12 - Reaction to Avengers: Endgame Super Bowl teaser

13:37 - Toy Story 4 teaser and Super Bowl trailers we wanted to see

Netflix Says US Streaming Is Down 32 Percent vs Super Bowl LIII

20:53 - Reviewing Amazon’s Hanna pilot

Original Hanna movie trailer (2011)

34:42 - Retro review of Game of Thrones, Season 1, leading up to Season 8 premiere

43:20 - Chris is fed up with Riverdale, Season 3

49:01 - Quick Hits, including CBS All Access’ Twilight Zone, Disney+ and New Mutants

Disney expects to take a $150 million hit as it cuts ties with Netflix — and that's OK

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Ian: New Daredevil #1

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Episode 023: The Punisher, the Oscars, and Glass Misses the Mark

Welcome back, Frank! On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we react to the first half of The Punisher, Season 2. We also discuss the Oscar nominations (notably Black Panther’s Best Picture nod), Netflix joining the MPAA, and what we’re enjoying this week. 

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SHOW NOTES

2:50 - Reaction to the first half (six episodes) of The Punisher, Season 2

17:45 - Young Justice and Titans were last week’s top streaming shows?

The top 7 shows on Netflix and other streaming services this week

22:45 - 2019 Oscar nominations; Black Panther gets a Best Picture nod

31:09 - Best Animated Film nominees; Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

  • Have most people heard of Isle of Dogs?

Who was snubbed? Who are the favorites?

38:55 - Netflix to join the MPAA

Netflix Becomes First Streamer to Join the Motion Picture Association of America

53:06 - Review of Glass

55:12 - What we’re enjoying this week

Chris: Saved By the Bell on Hulu

Ian: SYFY Wire’s Behind the Panel podcast

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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 014: We Will Miss You, Stan Lee

On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we pay tribute to Stan Lee and the Marvel icon’s role in pop culture. Also, George R.R. Martin’s struggles with The Winds of Winter, Hallmark Christmas movies update, and what we’re enjoying this week.

SHOW NOTES:

02:46 - Ian’s memories of Stan Lee as a lifelong comic book fan

05:47 - Chris’s thoughts on Stan Lee as a relative comic book newcomer

08:55 - Favorite Stan Lee creations and movie cameos

Sean Howe - Marvel Comics: The Untold Story (review)

26:07 - Does Ian have any single comic book worth $100 or more?

30:58 - George R.R. Martin admits he’s “struggling” to finish writing The Winds of Winter

George RR Martin Explains Why Writing The Winds of Winter Is So Hard

46:42 - How many Hallmark Christmas movies did Chris watch this week?

Chad Michael Murray as the Lone Ranger (2003)

52:17 - What we’re enjoying this week

Ian: Teen Titans GO! to the Movies

Chris: Outlaw King

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Episode 012: Batman, Tornadoes and the Pause Button

Not even tornadoes and power outages can keep the Amusement Park Podcast down! This week, Chris is watching Hallmark Christmas movies, Detective Joe West is sitting down a lot, Ian reviews Bohemian Rhapsody and pause buttons influence young minds.

SHOW NOTES:

05:06 - Chris is watching Hallmark Christmas movies

Hallmark Countdown to Christmas 2018

13:58 - Why Joe West has been sitting down on The Flash’s Season 5

Jesse L. Martin is taking a medical leave of absence from The Flash

25:11 - Marvel announces Winter Soldier-Falcon series for Disney Play

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Ian’s review

Bohemian Rhapsody’s Chaotic, Eight-Year Odyssey to the Screen

42:27 - Have you ever clapped at the end of a movie?

45:30 - Batman: The Animated Series Blu-ray set

52:23 - What we’re enjoying this week

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Episode 003: Puppets Gone Wild

Episode 3 of The Amusement Park Podcast is here! Chris Cox and Ian Casselberry respond to DC Universe’s launch announcements, review The Happytime Murders, check if Chris has canceled MoviePass and share what they enjoyed from the past week.

Show Notes:

2:56 - DC Universe streaming service announces launch date, Titans premiere

15:25 - The Happytime Murders review

23:40 - Upcoming movies, MoviePass, AMC Stubs A-List

32:02 - What's next for DC and Marvel superhero movies?

49:03 - What we're enjoying this week

Ian: City of Gold

Chris: Better Call Saul