Superhero Cinephiles-logo

Superhero Cinephiles

Arts & Culture Podcasts >

Authors and comic book fans Perry Constantine and Derrick Ferguson are your guides into the world of superhero film and TV! Each episode, they tackle a different movie or TV show and go into detail about what works and what doesn't.

Authors and comic book fans Perry Constantine and Derrick Ferguson are your guides into the world of superhero film and TV! Each episode, they tackle a different movie or TV show and go into detail about what works and what doesn't.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

Authors and comic book fans Perry Constantine and Derrick Ferguson are your guides into the world of superhero film and TV! Each episode, they tackle a different movie or TV show and go into detail about what works and what doesn't.

Language:

English


Episodes

We Watch the Watchmen

12/2/2019
More
Zack Snyder's Watchmen is one of the most controversial superhero films ever made, and in light of how much we're enjoying Daimon Lindelof's Watchmen TV series on HBO, this episode we decided to look back at Snyder's adaptation. Perry goes in-depth into the ways Snyder misunderstood Moore and Gibbons' classic, while Derrick offers a more sympathetic view of the film. Where do you stand?

Duration:02:17:55

The Other Dr. Strange

11/18/2019
More
In this episode, we unearth the largely unknown made-for-TV Dr. Strange movie from 1978. Though the effects are poor and the music laughable, overall we found it’s actually a pretty serious effort! We also address the recent superhero-bashing from Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola.

Duration:01:44:48

Trust a Few, Fear the Rest

11/4/2019
More
It’s a giant-sized episode as Perry and Derrick talk about 2000’s X-Men, the movie that launched the superhero revolution! We both defend and deconstruct different parts of this film. Plus: Derrick talks about his problems with the civil rights metaphor for mutants and Perry gives some ideas about how mutants could be introduced into the MCU.

Duration:02:37:40

Beauty and the Swamp Thing

10/17/2019
More
Did you know Wes Craven directed a superhero movie? Or that Swamp Thing has Batman/Superman levels of exposure in other media? Join us as we talk about these issues and more as we watch 1982’s Swamp Thing!

Duration:01:57:03

A Boy And His Bird

10/7/2019
More
Perry and Derrick sit down and talk about the 1994 cult favorite, The Crow. The guys discuss how the film has withstood the test of time, the brilliant way it tells a very concise story, and of course, they touch on the film’s legacy and the tragic on-set death of its star, Brandon Lee.

Duration:01:52:42

Batmania!

9/17/2019
More
Happy Batman Day! Go back to 1989 as Perry and Derrick talk about Tim Burton’s Batman, which changed the way many looked at the Dark Knight. Listen to Derrick’s retelling of what it was like in the summer of ’89 when Batmania gripped the nation and what the movie got right and what it got wrong.

Duration:02:16:53

You'll Believe A Man Can Fly

8/31/2019
More
In the first episode, Perry and Derrick discuss the grandfather of superhero movies, 1978’s Superman directed by Richard Donner. Join in as they discuss just how influential this movie has been on superhero movies since and whether or not it still holds up today.

Duration:01:58:49