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We're a couple of super-friends with a weekly podcast where we talk super-men and sometimes super-women. Join us in the Fortress of Poditude every Friday, while we recap, review, research, and sometimes renounce a different superhero movie.

We're a couple of super-friends with a weekly podcast where we talk super-men and sometimes super-women. Join us in the Fortress of Poditude every Friday, while we recap, review, research, and sometimes renounce a different superhero movie.
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We're a couple of super-friends with a weekly podcast where we talk super-men and sometimes super-women. Join us in the Fortress of Poditude every Friday, while we recap, review, research, and sometimes renounce a different superhero movie.

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Episodes

Episode 22 - Howard the Duck (1986) feat. Nick Renna

4/15/2019
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We're back to our old shenanigans this week on the pondcast! Special guest Nick Renna, the Masked Podcaster, joined us in the Fortress of Poditude to talk about the very first Marvel superhero movie: Howard the Duck. Directed by Willard Huyck and produced by George Lucas, one could assume that this must be a great movie! But it's ducking crazy. *Howard the Duck® and its associated titles, logos, and characters are registered trademarks of Marvel Entertainment LLC. This production is not...

Duration:02:09:04

Episode 21 - Shazam! (2019)

4/8/2019
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This week in the Fortress of Poditude, Dave gets the opportunity to play the fanboy role. And we're discussing a brand new movie! Shazam, David F. Sandberg's entry into the DCEU, opened this past weekend and the only spoiler you'll get from us: we really liked it. *Shazam!® and its associated titles, logos, and characters are registered trademarks of DC Comics. This production is not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated with DC Comics or any of its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or...

Duration:00:42:52

Episode 20 - Watchmen (2009) feat. #1 Sidekick Super-Fan Steven

3/30/2019
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This week, the Caped boys are joined in the Fortress of Poditude by #1 Super-fan Super-Sidekick Steven. We're discussing a movie often described as "unfilmable." But that wouldn't stop Zack Snyder from his foray into the superhero genre. We're talking Watchmen! The 2009 film that's impossible to go through scene-by-scene, so we... didn't. *Watchmen® and its associated titles, logos, and characters are registered trademarks of DC Comics. This production is not sponsored, endorsed by or...

Duration:01:54:05

Episode 19 - The Toxic Avenger (1984)

3/25/2019
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This week in the Fortress of Poditude, UB2 takes us on an adventure into a new universe: The Troma Universe. And it's a doozy. We're talking about New Jersey's first superhero: The Toxic Avenger, directed by Lloyd Kaufman. Buckle in. This one is crazy. *The Toxic Avenger® and its associated titles, logos, and characters are registered trademarks of Troma Entertainment, Inc. This production is not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated with Troma Entertainment, Inc. or any of its subsidiaries...

Duration:01:17:06

Episode 18 - Thor (2011)

3/18/2019
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We're finally back in the MCU this week and boy does it feels great. We're talking about Kenneth Branagh's Thor from 2011, the first MCU movie to take a peek off of our planet and explore the cosmos of the Feige-verse. This movie and its incredible cast wind up being much better than we remembered. *Thor® and its associated titles, logos, and characters are registered trademarks of Marvel Entertainment LLC. This production is not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated with Marvel Entertainment...

Duration:02:02:37

Episode 17 - Superman II (1980)

3/10/2019
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The Blue Boy Scout is back in the Fortress of Poditude! We're talking about Superman II directed by Richard Donner, NOT RICHARD LESTER. We break down the insanity that happened behind the scenes on this film, and the resulting Director's Cut that (finally) emerged in 2006. *Superman® and its associated titles, logos, and characters are registered trademarks of DC Comics. This production is not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated with DC Comics or any of its subsidiaries or affiliated...

Duration:01:33:36

Episode 16 - Green Lantern (2011)

3/3/2019
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UB2 decided that he hasn't had enough Ryan Reynolds yet, so this week he randomly selected Martin Campbell's Green Lantern from 2011. So we're looking back at the origin of all those Deadpool jokes. And Dave throws in a bit of a twist toward the end. Hopefully, this is enough so UB2 doesn't pick X-Men Origins: Wolverine next. *Green Lantern® and its associated titles, logos, and characters are registered trademarks of DC Comics. This production is not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated...

Duration:01:47:38

The 2019 Poddy Awards

2/25/2019
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Day one was for the best; day two of our awards ceremony is for the not-so-super. Welcome to the Poddy Awards! The libations were flowing so this one is a little less polished, but the awards are a lot more fun. Listen to the end for a special appearance by an old friend. Music in this episode: Fanfare for the King of Tonga by Zero-D with Jefferey Vallance is licensed under a Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. *All of the titles mentioned and their...

Duration:01:53:01

The 2019 Capey Awards

2/23/2019
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Awards season has arrived in the Fortress of Poditude. Join us for part one of our two-part awards ceremony, where we award Capeys for outstanding performances and moments across the 15 movies we've covered so far. There are a lot of unexpected moments and absolutely no acceptance speeches. Music in this episode: "The Curtain Rises" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ *All of the titles...

Duration:00:36:17

Episode 15 - Deadpool (2016)

2/17/2019
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Tim Miller's Deadpool is the most successful R-rated superhero film of all time. In celebration of Valentine's Day, we're talking about the Merc with a Mouth in his self-proclaimed love story. And we're keeping the whole episode PG. Listen to see if we can somehow pull it off. *Deadpool® and its associated titles, logos, and characters are registered trademarks of Marvel Entertainment LLC. This production is not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated with Marvel Entertainment LLC or any of its...

Duration:01:34:46

Episode 14 - Iron Man 2 (2010)

2/10/2019
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Join us in the Fortress of Poditude as we dive back into the MCU. This week, we're talking about Jon Favreau's 2010 universe-building workhorse, Iron Man 2. Consistently ranked in the lower end of the MCU movies, it's actually not too bad once you get to know it. *Iron Man® and its associated titles, logos, and characters are registered trademarks of Marvel Entertainment LLC. This production is not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated with Marvel Entertainment LLC or any of its subsidiaries...

Duration:01:39:14

Episode 13 - Wonder Woman (2017)

2/2/2019
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It's ladies night in the Fortress of Poditude! Since episode 1, we've made mention of strong female characters, and they don't come any stronger than this. We're talking about Patty Jenkins' 2017 instant classic, Wonder Woman. *Wonder Woman® and its associated titles, logos, and characters are registered trademarks of DC Comics. This production is not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated with DC Comics or any of its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or third party licensors.

Duration:02:07:16

Episode 12 - X-Men (2000)

1/25/2019
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This week, things get pretty X-ceptional in the Fortress of Poditude. We head to Professor Charles Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters (get a shorter name) and learn about some mutants! It might be hard to believe the X-Men movie has X-isted for 19 years, so we X-amine how well it's aged. *X-Men® and its associated titles, logos, and characters are registered trademarks of Marvel Entertainment LLC. This production is not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated with Marvel Entertainment LLC or...

Duration:02:07:00

Episode 11 - Star Kid (1998)

1/17/2019
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If you’ve ever wondered what you get when you cross the kid from Jurassic Park with a crash-landed alien combat Cyborsuit (yes, with an ‘O’), you’re in luck. But also, we’re worried about you. This week we’re talking about Manny Coto’s Star Kid from 1998ish. Thanks, UB2. #SingaporeOscars #Busy90sDad #VaginaEyes *Star Kid© and its associated titles, logos, and characters are copyright Trimark Pictures/Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. This production is not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated...

Duration:01:46:29

The Super Stuff Update

1/9/2019
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Hello Citizens! This week we’re talking about Batman, Spider-Man, Superman, Iron Man… you get it. We’re ranking the movies from our first 10 episodes. And there's been an update to how we calculate our Super Stuff Score. If you’re a new listener, this is a decent recap of what we've covered. If you’ve been with us, there are some treats in here for you too. We cap the whole thing off by talking about what’s to come in the Fortress of Poditude. *All of the titles mentioned and their...

Duration:00:15:40

Episode 10 - Spider-Man 2 (2004) feat. Dave Novak

1/3/2019
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Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 2 is widely regarded as one of the best superhero movies ever made. So we decided we needed help breaking it down. Enter: sidekick Dave Novak, who joins us in the Fortress of Poditude this week to discuss how it's held up after 14 years. *Spider-Man® and its associated titles, logos, and characters are registered trademarks of Marvel Entertainment LLC. This production is not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated with Marvel Entertainment LLC or any of its subsidiaries...

Duration:01:32:52

Episode 09 - Kick-Ass (2010)

12/27/2018
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"How come nobody's ever tried to be a superhero?" This week in the Fortress of Poditude, we're talking about what happens when a regular ol' un-super Dave decides to become a real-life vigilante. Not our Dave, unfortunately. We're talking about Matthew Vaughn's 2010 coming-of-age/dark comedy/superhero movie, Kick-Ass. *Kick-Ass® and its associated titles, logos, and characters are registered trademarks of Image Comics, Inc. This production is not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated with...

Duration:01:52:13

Episode 08 - Batman Returns (1992)

12/20/2018
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Jingle bells, Batman smells, Robin laid an egg... It's Christmastime in the Fortress of Poditude and everybody's RETURNING for the holiday! Michael Keaton (briefly). Tim Burton. Even Danny Elfman! To celebrate the season, we're discussing our first sequel: Batman Returns from 1992, and oh boy, it's an interesting one. *Batman® and its associated titles, logos, and characters are registered trademarks of DC Comics. This production is not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated with DC Comics or...

Duration:01:31:44

Episode 07 - The Incredible Hulk (2008)

12/13/2018
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This week we try to keep our heart-rates under control while we dive into Louis Leterrier's The Incredible Hulk. This 2008 movie may be the second entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but it's #1 in abandoned backstories, recast leads, and aimless plots. Tune in to see how we unravel this one without Hulking out! *The Incredible Hulk® and its associated titles, logos, and characters are registered trademarks of Marvel Entertainment LLC. This production is not sponsored, endorsed by or...

Duration:01:59:21

Episode 06 - Daredevil (2003)

12/6/2018
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Justice is blind. Love is blind. Ben Affleck is blind. We journey from the Fortress of Poditude to Hell's Kitchen this week to discuss Daredevil, Mark Steven Johnson's 2003 film. Do we hate this movie? Do we love this movie? Could it be both? Listen and find out!

Duration:02:09:41