There can be little doubt that the Bourne legacy (no, not 2012’s The Bourne Legacy… I mean the legacy of the Bourne films) is an important one in contemporary cinema. The franchise, which began with Doug Liman’s The Bourne Identity (2002) navigated the espionage genre away from the increasing … Continue Reading
In all the history of fandom there’s never been a phenomenon quite like the Ghostbusters remake / reboot / re-imagining.
While, of course, the fan community is usually happy to scream about the rape of their childhood whenever a beloved 80s franchise is given a coat of 21st century gloss … Continue Reading
All rise for Judge Danny B as Dan and Josh Nerdibate the question that’s as old as fandom itself. The two titans of science fiction go head to head as Dan and Josh debate which is better, Star Wars or Star Trek. They’ll be judging the mythologies on their themes, … Continue Reading
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the very name of it invites comment. It’s as though Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird took the most ridiculous concept their imaginations could conceive and challenged themselves to spin it into a cohesive narrative.
There was a punk sensibility to those early comics.
As the series … Continue Reading
The current landscape of superhero cinema could aptly be described as an embarrassment of riches.
The multiplex has become an all-you-can-eat smorgasbord of superhero cinema that comes in a variety of flavours for a variety of palates. Some of it might not be to your tastes, it may even be … Continue Reading
In the most recent trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse, which pits The X-Men against the oldest and most powerful mutant, we see a scene in which Apocalypse gets empowered by some alien/future technology.
This excited me as it’s something that has never been shown or referenced in any of the other … Continue Reading
It’s fair to say that fans of DC Comics based characters are awaiting the release of next month’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice with baited breath. The film represents not only the first on-screen pairing of (arguably) the world’s two most iconic superheroes, but an act of real investment … Continue Reading
Dan Josh and Danny B get ready to have a Nerdibate about Josh Trank’s ill-fated Fantastic 4. Is it the turkey that pop culture seems to have decried it to be or is it a vastly underrated science fiction flick? We also discuss new bloood at Doctor Who and the … Continue Reading
In our second podcast Dan, Josh and Danny B discuss the week’s nerdy news in This Week In Geek as well as discussing the surprisingly enthusiastic response to episode 1. And, of course we’re continuing our commen-table for Avengers Age of Ultron. Part 2 of 2.… Continue Reading