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Episode 38: Avengers Infinity War Review

The Comic Book Film Revue

Release Date: 05/05/2018

Episode 39: Avengers Endgame show art Episode 39: Avengers Endgame

The Comic Book Film Revue

Four years to the day that the last episode was released, the guys come out of their dust-filled exile in the cosmos to give their thoughts on the second half of the Phase Three MCU Infinity Saga! How does Endgame serve to finish the main heroes plot lines? How much did Captain Marvel influence their viewing experiences? What are the politics of the film? Were some characters served well by the tone of the movie? All this and more is answered, so join Crazy Chris, Bertone and Don for a review that's practically the length of the film itself!

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Episode 38: Avengers Infinity War Review show art Episode 38: Avengers Infinity War Review

The Comic Book Film Revue

The time has finally come! The gang reviews the culmination of the MCU/Iron Man 7/Gamora 4/Nick Fury 12/insert your own sequel pun here, and discuss the actions of Thanos, the fate of the heroes, the inclusion of the Guardians and Spider-Man, the best of the online memes, and how the story compares to the Infinity series of Marvel Comics! Will the shocking cliffhanger remain intact by Avengers 4? Was it brutally spoiled by Mark Ruffalo and/or Tom Holland months before? Stay tuned to find out the review for next month, grab your Infinity Gauntlet and get to downloading!

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Episode 37: Black Panther Review show art Episode 37: Black Panther Review

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A cultural event fifty-two years in the making, Black Panther wowed audiences and shattered box office records in its opening President's Day weekend. What do the guys think about it? Well this time it's not just the guys, as newcomer Jan gives her voice to topics included in the film's discussion such as the many powerful black female characters, the honor of Incumbent King T'Challa, the antics of Andy Serkis' Klaw and Martin Freeman's Everett K. Ross, and the unassailable motivations of Killmonger. Did Marvel Studios first all-black film meet expectations? Find out how they surpassed them by...

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Episode 36: Justice League Review show art Episode 36: Justice League Review

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The culmination of the DC Extended Universe has arrived, and the CBFR gang is here to give their thoughts! Justice League will go down as one of the more notorious film productions in comic book movie history, with it's myriad of behind-the-scenes issues leading up to its release, so how did that affect the viewing experiences of our hosts? Does the film have coherent continuity from its previous series entry? What did the guys think about newcomers Aquaman, Flash and Cyborg? How similar is this movie to The Avengers? Is this the final curtain for Batffleck, and if so what's everyone's say on...

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Episode 35: Kingsmen: The Golden Circle Review show art Episode 35: Kingsmen: The Golden Circle Review

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The Kingsmen are back, and Don and Josh duke it out in discussing the sequel's flaws and virtues. Does the wiping out of the previous film's character add to the film or detract from it? What do the guys make of the Statesmen? How screwed up is the American government (in this film)? All this plus more comparisons to James Bond, tangents galore, and a special announcement regarding the future of the podcast. Lasso up and get to downloading!

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Episode 34: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (Guest Starring Noah Berlatsky) show art Episode 34: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (Guest Starring Noah Berlatsky)

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A stop-gap between regular episodes, Donovan invites writer Noah Berlatsky onto the podcast to discuss Professor Marston and the Wonder Women. The two men go over the historical accuracy of the film, how it achieved the spirit of the Marston Wonder Woman comics, the queer themes of the story, The weirdness and racism of the original comics, and whether or not this film serves as a companion piece to the DCEU Wonder Woman movie earlier in the year. This is a very special, one of a kind episode, so take your seat in the classroom and get to downloading! 

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Episode 33: Atomic Blonde Review show art Episode 33: Atomic Blonde Review

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For the first time ever, the gang is left completely befuddled by the film of the month! Atomic Blonde, the film adaptation of the Oni Press Graphic Novel The Coldest City, sees Charlize Theron as an MI6 agent investigating Berlin during the eve of the Berlin Wall falling. That's about as much as the guys can ascertain, as questions of loyalty, character motivation and the meaning of certain twists make their heads spin. Think you can clear the air of misunderstanding? Download to find out, then email in at comicbookfilmrevue@yahoo.com!

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Episode 32: Spider-Man: HOMECOMING show art Episode 32: Spider-Man: HOMECOMING

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After years of watching and discussing plenty of uncharted territory, the guys roll up their sleeves and dive into the once character that they definitively claim to be experts on: Spider-Man! The Web-Slinger's first true return to Marvel in its Cinematic Universe is under the microscope as Don, Bertone and Crazy Chris put on their fanboy hats and talk about their likes and dislikes about this special film. Through the episode the guys brag about how much Spider-Man they've read, compare Tom Holland to his predecessors, weight the pros and cons of the supporting cast, spot references to other...

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Episode 31: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 Review show art Episode 31: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 Review

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Strap in and prepare for Warp Drive as the guys discuss the sequel to their second episode. Guardians of the Galaxy vol.2 gets discussed by everyone who enjoyed it, and Donovan! He, Chris and Josh talk about their ignorance of the source material, how the sequel compares to the first film, favorite lines and moments and the film's irreverent tone! Did new characters Ego and Mantis stand up against the return of fan favorites Star-Lord, Gamora, Rocket, Drax, Yondu and (Baby) Groot? Download to find out!

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Episode 30: SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE REVIEW show art Episode 30: SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE REVIEW

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What constitutes a classic? How do you view things through the perspective of shifts in time? Do people give passes on a film unjustifiably because of its legacy? That's what's at stake here in this title match of an episode, as its Crazy Chris vs. Donovan Grant in the case for Superman: The Movie! Is the film a truly great movie that survives the test of time, or does it fail badly? Are the gender politics and racial representations forgivable for its time? Does the wonky science actually make sense? And what of the lauded portrayals of Superman, Lois Lane and Lex Luthor? All this and more in...

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The time has finally come! The gang reviews the culmination of the MCU/Iron Man 7/Gamora 4/Nick Fury 12/insert your own sequel pun here, and discuss the actions of Thanos, the fate of the heroes, the inclusion of the Guardians and Spider-Man, the best of the online memes, and how the story compares to the Infinity series of Marvel Comics! Will the shocking cliffhanger remain intact by Avengers 4? Was it brutally spoiled by Mark Ruffalo and/or Tom Holland months before? Stay tuned to find out the review for next month, grab your Infinity Gauntlet and get to downloading!