In which, our heroes take on the recent news that a Marvel artist was fired for putting extremely controversial (and not particularly subtle) references to Indonesian politics into X-Men Gold #1, Tom Hiddleston’s sex appeal, whether or not Taylor Swift is actually a fancy, animatronic suit, and finally delve into the depths of Marvel’s 1991 event Infinity Gauntlet. We also reference goats a lot.
Our trio of hosts return to discuss Ghost in the Shell, the newest live action feature based on the classic anime film of the same name. Between actual whitewashing and an overall half-assed attempt, the film doesn’t exactly deliver like the group had hoped.
Joss Whedon – Batgirl
Alien Covenant Trailer
Baby Driver Trailer
Dude and Andrew indulge their inner 10 year old as the duo discuss Power Rangers, the latest nostalgic reboot. It might not be the best movie ever, but it delivers on what the guys were looking for. Our hosts also get a chance to dive into the latest Justice League Trailer, EliteCon’s cosplay ban, and NYCC’s decision to only sell single day passes for 2017.
Justice League Trailer
NYCC selling single day only passes
Beauty and the Beast – podcast
NYCC Fan verification problems in 2016
NYCC’s Statement on tickets sales
Star Wars Risk
Fields of Despair: France 1914-1918
Assassin’s Creed Unity
In which, an all geek girl cast discusses Disney’s brand new, live action remake of what is arguably their best and most well-loved animated classic, Beauty and the Beast. Tracy, Becky, and Donnelle discuss the adaptation of a cartoon to real life–especially the creation of real costumes that mimic the animation of the original and whether the CGI enhancements worked for this movie, and Becky postulates an interesting question: should this movie (and possibly future remakes) have left the music behind?