Super Hero Speak – #140: 2015 Movie Speakies!

In part 2 of Super Hero Speak’s first annual award episode the guys give you the 2015 Movie Speakies! So sit back and enjoy as the guys talk about the best and worst movies of 2015.

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“Coulson!” prize (best character death):
Han Solo (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)
Ant-tony (Ant-man)
Quicksilver (Avengers: Age of Ultron)

Shyamalan prize (best surprise twist):
Hawkeye has a secret country house and a whole secret family (Avengers: Age of Ultron)
At President Snow’s execution, Katniss kills Coin instead (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 2)
Blofeld is Bond’s adopted brother. (Spectre)
Nostalgia Critic (Shyamalan Month: January)

“Deus Ex Machina” prize (worst use of convenient plot device or bad science):
The I. Rex can speak raptor because … genetics (Jurassic World)
Poe’s alive but seemed to conveniently abandon his quest for BB-8 (Star Wars)
Thor tries to destroy Vision with lightning, but this somehow gives him life. (Age of Ultron)
The mind stone is conveniently in Loki’s staff and there is information stored on it like a hard drive that can be read as an AI Program. (Age of Ultron)
consciousness can be transferred via helmet and wires (Chappie)
Blofeld drilling into James Bond’s head. Not only does it not affect him in the way Blofeld says, it doesn’t affect him at all. (Spectre)
Tank on a keychain (Ant Man)
Thomas the Tank balloon (Ant Man)

“I Know Kung Fu” prize (best movie fight):
Kilo Ren vs. Rey (mind vs. mind) (Star Wars)
Finn vs Riot Trooper (Star Wars)
Ant-man vs. Falcon (Ant-man)
T. rex vs. I. rex vs. Raptors (Jurassic World)
Hulkbuster Iron Man vs Hulk (Age of Ultron)
Mad Max: Fury Road (The entire movie)

“Maybe you should put some shorts on or something if you want to keep fighting evil today” prize (worst hero):
The Thing (Fant4stic)
Adam Sandler (Pixels)
The Hulk (Avengers: Age of Ultron)
Finn (Star Wars)

“Inconceivable” prize (worst villain):
Darren Cross (Ant-man)
Doctor Doom (Fant4stic)
John Connor (Terminator: Genisys)
Vincent Moore (Chappie)
Baron Von Strucker (Age of Ultron)
Josh Trank (Director: Fantastic 4)

“It’s not who you are underneath, it’s what you do that defines you” prize (best hero):
Rey (Star Wars)
Finn (Star Wars)
Ant-man (Ant-man)
Hawkeye (Avengers: Age of Ultron)
Imperator Furiosa (Mad Max)

“Wait’ll they get a load of me” prize (best villain):
Kilo Ren (Star Wars)
Ava (Ex Machina)
Richmond Valentine (Kingsman: The Secret Service)
Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Spectre)
Immortan Joe (Mad Max: Fury Road)

“Michael Bay” prize (worst picture / waste of effects budget for all the story problems):
Fant4stic
Pixels
Terminator: Genisys
Chappie

Honorable Mentions:
Maze Runner: Scorch Trials
Tomorrowland
Jupiter Ascending

“Mulligan” prize (movie that wasn’t perfect, but we’re willing to give it a pass):
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Jurassic World
Spectre
The Force Awakens

“Honest Trailer-proof” prize (best picture / least plot holes):
Ant-man
Ex Machina
The Force Awakens

“HA HA” Funniest movie
The Martian

Comic News Insider Episode 666 – Best of 2015!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 666 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

It’s our Best of 2015! Jimmy sits down with The Beat’s Heidi MacDonald and good pal Jon Hoche to go over their 2015 favorites in comic books, TV and film. They didn’t read or watch everything released that year, so it’s just the Best of what they did read/watch. Fun discussions on great comics, their creators, TV shows, films, actors and more. What were your favorites last year? Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Zone 4 #312: The Long Goodbye

The crew returns for another jam-packed episode of your favorite podcast, Zone 4!

This episode, Brant, John, Gordon and Ron talk about the latest comic related TV and Media news, and some recent movies and such.

Plus, this is the last episode for one of the cast as they move on to other endeavors.

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Comic Timing – Episode 172: Summer Movies and Summer Reading

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Episode 172 of Comic Timing is here! To celebrate the summer as a whole, Brent and Ian are joined by Brandon Christopher and A. Das Baron. Time to talk movies of the past few months, including Avengers: Age of Ultron, Mad Max: Fury Road and Jurassic World. They also discuss the news of who will play Peter Parker in the MCU, how Powers the comic compares to Powers the TV show now that Ian’s read it, some Secret Wars and Convergence, post-Secret Wars Spider-Man, and more!

As always – we are sponsored by the newly redesigned DCBS! That’s right! Discount Comic Book Service! All comics from major publishers like Marvel, DC, Image and Dark Horse are 40% off or more. And hardcovers and trade paperbacks from Marvel and DC are at least 50% off! Plus, be sure to check out their Comixology digital storefront for even further savings!

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Comic News Insider Episode 615 – Holding Out For A Heroes Con!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 615 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: 1602 Witch Hunter Angela #1, Captain Marvel and the Carol Corps #1, Constantine The Hellblazer #1, Marvel Zombies Vol 6 #1, Section 8 #1, Starfire Vol 2 #1, Defiance S3 premiere, Dark Matter, Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, Game of Thrones S5 finale, Jurassic World

Due to a crazy schedule before leaving for Heroes Con this weekend, Jimmy has to do a quickie solo episode. Down at Heroes Con, Jimmy will be moderating both the DC Comics and Image Comics panels. And, he’ll be getting as many interviews as he can, as per usual! LOADS of reviews from comics, TV and film this week. News includes: Titan Comics will publish comics based on the upcoming NBC series Heroes Reborn, Fox animation has picked up the rights to Noelle Stevenson’s Nimona, The Simpsons showrunner Al Jean clears up the Homer/Marge split story for the upcoming season 27, Chiwetel Ejiofor has been cast as Baron Mordo in the upcoming Doctor Strange film, Starz has greenlit Neil Gaiman’s America Gods, E3 news and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Comic News Insider Episode 603 – More MoCCA w/ Monica Gallagher/Jamie Tanner!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 603 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Archie vs Predator #1, The Fox Vol 2 #1, RunLoveKill #1, The Tithe #1, Orphan Black. Other Space

More MoCCA interviews with Monica Gallagher and Jamie Tanner! Jimmy is joined in studio by artists Melissa Dowell and Yao Xiao. They chat about all the trailers that came out last week including Star Wars, Jurassic World, Fantastic Four and Batman vs Superman. News includes: Archie gets a Sharknado, Revolution comes back in comic form,  an X-Men is outed by telepathy, Silicon Valley Comic Con is coming, R2D2 will fly around the world, Jedis CAN marry, Patty Jenkins is new Wonder Woman movie director, a new Flash Gordon film is on the way, a live action Winnie the Pooh film is coming, a Galaxy Quest TV show is happening and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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12 Days of Zone 4 – Day 7: 2015 Films

It’s another installment of the 12 Days of Zone 4 as I talk about films in 2015 I’m most looking forward to!

Ultimate Facepalm Page 4: Jurrassic World, Superior Iron Man #1, is Chappie the new Short Circuit and Chris Pratt is Cowboy Ninja Viking

We’re back (AGAIN!… This is starting to become a habit.)

 

A very full show for you here so let’s have at it!

 

LOTS of bollocks talking at the start (would you expect any different?)

 

UFP Crew Questions and Talk Tops

  • Our thoughts on Jurassic World
  • Do we understand Grant Morrison’s Multiversity
  • Is Chappie the new Short Circuit
  • DC suing Spanish football team Valencia over a bat symbol

 

 

NERD NEWS!!!!

  • Howard the Duck Ominbus
  • Oscar Isaac to be cast as Apocalypse in X Men Apocalypse
  • Daniel Bruhl as Baron Zemo?
  • CM Punk writing Thor          
  • Outcast pilot casts Patrick Fugit
  • From Hell TV series at FX
  • Chris Pratt in Cowboy Ninja Viking
  • The game controller that takes your blood when you lose
  • Dark Souls 2 coming to PS4 and Xbox One

 

Comic reviews

  • All New Captain America #1
  • Spider-Verse Review
  • Spider-Woman #1
  • Superior Iron Man #1

 

 

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Zone 4 #297: Please Pass the Gravy

This week, the cast is light due to holiday festivities and illness, so Brant and Chris chat for a while.

First, they talk about Thanksgiving, and some random chit-chat.

Then, it’s on to the news, talking the Jurassic World and Star Wars VII trailers, sequel news, Convergence week 3, and more.

For Topic Time, they discuss a list of the Top 15 Lamest Superheroes in Comics (aka Biggest Turkeys), which they have some issues with.

To close out the show, they go to announcements before sidetracking into some wrestling discussion as the show comes to an end.

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Independence Day Sequel Announced, Sans Will Smith

Convergence Week 3

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Comic News Insider Episode 582 – The CNI Games: Mocking J & J

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Comic News Insider: Episode 582 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Intersect #1, Sinergy #1, Spider-Woman Vol 5 #1, The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 1, Kingsman: The Secret Service

Jon Hoche returns once again to join Jimmy in studio to chat about the Jurassic World trailer, upcoming Star Wars trailer and the live action Attack on Titan film. News includes: new Howard the Duck comic series coming from Marvel, 10 new Convergence mini-series coming from DC, Michelle MacLaren to direct Wonder Woman film, Alan Moore’s From Hell coming to TV, Constantine to stop production at 13 episodes, Global Frequency gets another shot at TV and Orphan Black adds new cast members. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Miley Cyrus’ crack habit, Marky Mark’s GED and Pennywise lives!

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NSFW!!!

Another late one…. Whadday gonna do?

 

Shout outs to our friends

 

UFP Questions

Miley Cyrus’ Crack habit

Desert Island discs

James Spader as Ultron

Agents of SHIELD

Breaking Bad

 

Nerd News

Mad Men Season 7 split into two parts

Better Call Saul confirmed

Jurassic World confirmed

Arnie potential casting in Avatar 2

Kelsey Grammer in Expendables 3

Marky Mark finally graduates High School

Pennywise lives!