x-men: first class

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Episode 20: Mano-a-Mano

by alphamonkey on November 11, 2011 · 0 comments

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We’re back! The Cap’n and I sit down to chew over the nearly Final Fantasy-like quality of January Jones’ acting, Marvel going full-monty digital, and..um… Uh, hold on. The EPA? Wait, no…give me a minute. Um…. Oh yeah, our picks and pans from the last two weeks of comics! Bonus segment: reader mail!

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Yes indeed, true (and not-so-true) believers. It’s another edition of the Four Color Freakout, and this time around Mr Sparkle (aka Ian McFarland) joins us to talk about the unexpected goodness that is X-Men: First Class (and why you must, must, must see what is easily the best true X-Men film to date), along with our reactions to DC’s announcement that it’s rebooting the DCU at the end of Flashpoint. Plus the Cap’n tries to make me cry by blowing the ending to Fear Itself #3.

Get your listenin’ shoes on and spend some time with three nerdy guys in a room with microphones already!

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Super thanks to Eric Melin and the boys of Ultimate Fakebook for giving us the go-ahead to use the amazing “Popscotch Party Rock” as our de-facto theme song. If you dig it (and like all right thinking people, you will) by all means look ’em up on iTunes, Amazon, etc.


X-Men: First Class

by Cap'n Carrot on June 3, 2011 · 9 comments

in Film

After jumping ship to make a largely forgettable remake of Richard Donner’s Superman, and leaving the franchise in the hands of Brett Ratner, Bryan Singer returns to the X-Men universe as a producer for a relaunch of the series (of sorts).

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We’re going to be talking quite a bit about this new X-Men flick on this week’s podcast so it seemed appropriate to give you a little X-Men wallpaper goodness to help get you in the mood. Enjoy!

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