Talk From Superheroes
Comedians Andrew Ivimey and Diana McCallum break down a different superhero movie or TV show every week, hilariously highlighting everything you never noticed in your favorite franchises.
info_outline 254: Rampage 11/23/2020
254: Rampage You voted for what Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson movie we cover this week and you chose Rampage. We talk about how this movie is clearly two scripts mashed together, how the Rock hates people despite being perfectly nice all the time, a brilliant performance by Jeffery Dean Morgan, and villains who don't understand how profit works.
info_outline 253: The Avengers (1998) 11/16/2020
253: The Avengers (1998) Every week in November we're letting the fans decide what we cover. This was Uma Thurman week and you chose 1998's The Avengers. We talk about things that make no sense like mechanical robot bees, the bending of space and time, the invisible man just showing up, tough guy Eddie Izzard and how this movie is SO CLOSE to being a great comedy.
info_outline 252: Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow 11/09/2020
252: Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow You voted for it as this week's Angelina Jolie episode and oops it barely has Angelina in it - it's Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow. We talk about this absolutely bananas movie, the difference between homage and theft, two brilliant scenes, and how Dex/Franky are the real heroes.
info_outline 251: Wild Wild West 11/02/2020
251: Wild Wild West November is voting month, so every week you guys pick what we'll be watching! This week's theme was Will Smith movies and you voted for Wild Wild West. We talk about some great performances, how wildly horny this movie is, the strange obsession with spiders, and some much better casting. Head over to www.fromsuperheroes.com right now and you can vote on next weeks episode which will be an Angelina Jolie movie.
info_outline 250: Brightburn 10/26/2020
250: Brightburn We're finishing off Halloween month with the super horror movie Brightburn. We discuss if "What if Superman was bad" stories are actually interesting, Diana doesn't notice music again, kids are inherently creepy, and it's been awhile since we've visited bad movie troupe corner but it's bad again.
info_outline 248: The Cabin In The Woods 10/12/2020
248: The Cabin In The Woods It's spooks, scares, and genre subversion this week as we talk about The Cabin In The Woods. We break down the beauty of seeing this with no spoilers, a motorcycle ride to nowhere, scientists who don't listen, incredible creature design, and SERIOUSLY HOW IS THIS NOT A FRANCHISE!?
info_outline 247: 30 Days Of Night (With Jocelyn Geddie) 10/05/2020
247: 30 Days Of Night (With Jocelyn Geddie) It's spooky October so we're doing ghouls and frights this month starting with 30 Days Of Night. We're joined by host of I Hate It But I Love It and Josh Hartnett fanatic, Jocelyn Geddie. We talk in whispers about this quiet movie, discuss Ben Foster's crazy but sweet energy, vampires with no chill, weird languages, and being thirsty for Josh Hartnett despite his supporting role energy.
info_outline 246: Mulan (2020) 09/28/2020
246: Mulan (2020) This week we're talking about the 2020 live action version of Mulan. We compare this movie to baseball AND Animorphs, talk about how much magic is too much magic, how nobody sees what Mulan does, and what a relief it is when Donnie Yen's there.
info_outline 245: Star Trek Lower Decks 09/21/2020
245: Star Trek Lower Decks This week we're talking about episodes 1-6 of the new series Star Trek: Lower Decks. We talk about how this show walks the fine line of being a Star Trek comedy but never a satire, the age old debate of Kirk vs Picard, loving the whoosh of the doors, and what age is an ensign???
info_outline 244: The Boys (Season 2) 09/14/2020
244: The Boys (Season 2) This week we're talking about the first three episodes of The Boys Season 2. We break down if The Boys have the same magic as before, discuss season recap videos, some amazing performances, and a wildly surprising voice cameo that has us asking "Who IS Patton Oswalt".
info_outline 243: The New Mutants 09/07/2020
243: The New Mutants It's been delayed many many many times but we did it, we saw The New Mutants. It's finally time to talk about strange accent choices, a movie torn between genres, some quick bear math, and what a rated-R version of this movie might have been.
info_outline 242: Tenet 08/31/2020
242: Tenet This week we're talking about Tenet and oh boy do we have some things to say. We talk about how it's mostly inaudible, how it's bad, how up is down, how fire is cold, how this movie is bad, what does the machine do, WHY do any of these characters care about a painting and why is it so bad!?
info_outline 241: Inception 08/24/2020
241: Inception In anticipation of the release of Tenet which may be coming out in theatres soon we're talking about Christopher Nolan's Inception. We get into it on this one, we break down the numerous rules, a love story that only works for one of us, liking reality, and if he's still in the dream at the end.
info_outline 240: Project Power 08/17/2020
240: Project Power This week we're talking about the new Netflix original, Project Power. We get into the fact that Jamie Foxx and JGL are absolutely charming in everything, how New Orleans is both a character and a place the writers have never been, WILD camera work, and having a lot to say without saying it.
info_outline 239: White House Down 08/10/2020
239: White House Down Hollywood made the wrong "Save The President" movie into a trilogy, because it should have been White House Down. This week we talk about White House Down, the thirst for Channing Tatum, the charm of Tatum and Foxx, is this Jame Bond or Die Hard, and the acid delivery guy.
info_outline 238: The Umbrella Academy Season 2 (With David Castañeda) 08/03/2020
238: The Umbrella Academy Season 2 (With David Castañeda) It's the return of The Umbrella Academy and we're joined briefly by David Castañeda (Diego) to chat for a bit about the new season. Then we've got our own spoiler free review and then we get into all the spoilers of Season 2, talking about new romances that work, style vs substance, improved endings, and how you can't take rando's to the future.
info_outline 237: Doom Patrol (Season 2) 07/27/2020
237: Doom Patrol (Season 2) This week we're talking about Season 2 episodes 1-7 of Doom Patrol so SPOILER WARNING. We decide if The Chief is an idiot or a genius, ask if too much of a good thing is a bad thing, and discuss the best form of immortality.
info_outline 236: Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice (Ultimate Edition) 07/20/2020
236: Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice (Ultimate Edition) This week we're talking about the extended "Ultimate Edition" of Batman v Superman. We're asking the important questions like is more better, how is Wonder Woman so perfect, was even the original version too long, and seriously how hard is it to write about sports Clark?
info_outline 235: The Old Guard 07/13/2020
235: The Old Guard This week we're talking about the Netflix original movie The Old Guard. We discuss action scenes that are the best of every style, scene stealing performances, leftover threads from the comic book, and we tackle the question that's plagued Hollywood for decades: what to do with Charlize Theron's hair.
info_outline 234: Independence Day 07/06/2020
234: Independence Day Happy 4th of July! At least the real Earth isn't being invaded. This week we're talking about Independence Day and theorize that it's a TV show of a movie, discuss a type of ensemble that you don't really see anymore, how Goldblum and Smith were the buddy comedy series we deserved and do these aliens abduct?
info_outline 233: Agents of SHIELD (Season 7) 06/29/2020
233: Agents of SHIELD (Season 7) This week we're talking about the property we've discussed the most on this podcast, it's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and we're looking at Episodes 1-5 of the final season. We discuss if this show can ever truly die, a farewell to SHIELD as a show and a concept, having fun with time travel, what the hell the Chromicons even want, the return of a favourite, and WHERE IS FITZ!?
info_outline 231: Legends Of Tomorrow (Season 5) 06/15/2020
231: Legends Of Tomorrow (Season 5) This week we're talking about DC's Legends Of Tomorrow Season 5 (SPOILERS FOR ALL OF SEASON 5). We talk about how this show kinda rocks, strange exits, stranger accents, Constantine being absolutely perfect, and Mick just wandering through scenes.
info_outline Introducing Truth vs Hollywood 06/12/2020
Introducing Truth vs Hollywood Introducing the newest Audioboom original podcast, Truth vs Hollywood. Join film lovers David Chen and Joanna Robinson as they do a deep dive into well known films and discuss how similar they are to the actual story. Truth vs Hollywood premieres 6/12. Subscribe to Truth vs Hollywood on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/truth-vs-hollywood/id1510582080
info_outline 229: Tombstone 06/01/2020
229: Tombstone It's more of Andrew and Diana's favourites and this week it's a Diana select with Tombstone. We talk about how Doc Holliday may just be the lead of this film, the infinite supply of side characters and B through K plots, and who the hell directed this movie!?
info_outline 226: 21 Jump Street 05/11/2020
226: 21 Jump Street All this month we're diving into some of our favourite movies that wouldn't normally fit into our podcast. This week it's an Andrew pick and we're talking about, 21 Jump Street. We discuss how the movie nails the feeling of brothers, the best supporting cast, and not caring but also being oddly respectful of the source material.