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At the Movies #69 — A Quiet Place w/ Zin E. Rocklyn

Sign language, killer aliens, and polar bears, oh my! In today’s episode of At the Movies, Shaun, Alex, David, and the lovely Teri (a.k.a. Zin E. Rocklyn) discuss the science fictional horror film, A Quiet Place, which is probably the only film produced by Michael Bay that doesn’t have anything blow-up… except the fireworks. Damn […]


At the Movies #68: Annihilation (2018) w/ Zin E. Rocklyn

A biologist, a geologist, and some other awesome people walk into a podcast… In today’s episode of At the Movies, Alex, Paul, Mike, and Daniel are joined by the lovely Teri (a.k.a. Zin E. Rocklyn) to discuss Alex Garland’s adaptation of the Jeff Vandermeer novel of the same name, Annihilation. They mostly talk about how […]


At the Movies #66: The Shape of Water (2017) w/ Caitlyn Paxson

It’s finally here. The Show Formerly Known as Shoot the WISB returns with its new name: At the Movies. In today’s episode, we’re joined by Caitlyn Paxson in a riveting discussion of the much-acclaimed Guillermo Del Toro fantasy, The Shape of Water. The crew looks at how the film examines folklore, its approaches to marginalized identities, where […]


#65. Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

Space heroism, Porgs, and grumpy Jedi, oh my! In our last Shoot the WISB episode of the year, Shaun, Jen, Alex, Mike, and Daniel join forces for the most anticipated movie of the year, Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi. We talk about Rian Johnson’s direction, the film’s tribute to Carrie Fisher, the core themes of […]


#64. Blade Runner 2049 (2017) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

Digital loves, twisted techbros, and bees, oh my! Shaun and Paul join forces with special guest Marissa VU to discuss the long-anticipated Blade Runner 2049. They discuss the film’s “big questions,” what it means to love in a decaying world, Villeneuve’s remarkable ability to create visual spectacles, and so much more. Plus, we find out if […]


#63. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

Pinocchio, man-children, and mashed potato towers, oh my! In honor of the film’s 40th anniversary digitally remastered theater release, Shaun, Jen, David, and Joyce discuss the 1977 Spielberg classic, Close Encounters of the Third Kind. They explore how this film still evokes the science fictional “sense of wonder”, how it fits into Spielberg’s career within […]


#62. The Girl with All the Gifts (2016) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

British stoicism, hungries, and fungi towers, oh my! Alex, Mike, and Paul discuss the most recent British foray into the zombie film, The Girl with All the Gifts, an adaptation of the book by M.R. Carey. The team discusses the differences between book and film, including the pros and cons of each format, how the […]


#61: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

Rampant misogyny, batipi, and failed plots, oh my! Shaun, Paul, and Alex join together to absolutely destroy the mess that is Luc Besson’s newest film, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. They REALLY hated this movie, guys. From the wish-fulfillment misogyny of Valerian himself to the wasted potential of Rihanna’s character (and virtually […]


#60. Wonder Woman (2017) w/ Michi Trota — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

Intersectionality issues, forced romances, and origin stories, oh my! Julia, Trish, and Stina discuss the DCEUs only decent movie so far, Wonder Woman, with special guest, Michi Trota! This is an all woman review because we really wanted to get into what this film means to women. The team dives right into all of their […]


#58. Night Watch (2004) w/ Juan Sanmiguel — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

Gloom travels, Shadowrun, and post-soviet-collapse Russia, oh my! Shaun, Jen, and Paul, discuss the Russian urban fantasy blockbuster film, Night Watch, with special guest, Juan Sanmiguel! The group discuss American audience prejudice against foreign genre films, the fact that they’re probably missing a lot of cultural clues, and how Night Watch does a better job portraying […]


#57. Get Out (2017) w/ Faridah Gbadamosi and Andrew Hackley — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

White liberals, hypnotism, and.. Actually, that’s a huge spoiler so we probably shouldn’t say anything… Oh my! David, Trish, and Mike discuss Jordan Peele’s groundbreaking horror film, Get Out, with guests Faridah Gbadamosi and Andrew Hackley. The team tackles everything from the horror influences on Get Out to how the movie masterfully tackles racial anxiety. We hope […]


#55. Attack the Block (2011) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast w/ Tiara W.

Aliens dog monsters, inner city shenanigans, and John Boyega, oh my! Our theme of inclusivity continues with this special episode of Shoot the WISB. Jen, David, Alex, and special guest star Tiara W. join forces to discuss 2011’s exceptional alien invasion film, Attack the Block. Needless to say, they love it! We hope you enjoy the […]


#53. Arrival (2016) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

Linguistics, Heptapods, and time, oh my! In our final episode of 2016, the crew discusses the newest Denis Villeneuve film, Arrival. We hope you enjoy the episode! Note: If you have iTunes and like this show, please give us a review on our iTunes page, or feel free to email us with your thoughts about the show! […]


#52. Rogue One (2016) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

Rebels, galactic empires, and star wars, oh my! In this very special Christmas episode of the show, we review the newest addition to the Star Wars universe: Gareth Edward’s Rogue One. We explore the film’s themes, its contributions to the universe, some criticisms, and much more! We hope you enjoy the episode! Note: If you have iTunes and […]


#51. Suicide Squad (2016) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

Will Smith, mallets, and boomerang weirdos, oh my! Shaun, Rachael, and Paul join forces to discuss the latest addition to the DC Cinematic Universe, Suicide Squad. We offer our thoughts about the film’s plot, Jared Leto’s Joker, the new characters in the cinematic universe, and even the kinds of music we think each character would listen […]


#50. Ghostbusters (2016) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

Dancing Hemsworths, ghostly manbabies, and science-y ladies, oh my! It’s finally here! Our Ghostbusters special! We discuss the film’s major themes, the new characters, WOMEN, ghosts, just who this Rowan North character is, and so much more! (As mentioned in the episode, we re-recorded our review due to a software failure. That also explains the reason it […]


#48. Rogue One (The Olympics Trailer) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

AT-ATs, Donnie Yen, and Star Wars awesomeness, oh my! In this very special, very sudden episode, Mike, Rachael, and Shaun discuss the second trailer for Star Wars: Rogue One. We squee, we babble about predictions, and we generally have a joyful time discussing this very exciting upcoming movie! We hope you enjoy the episode! Note: If […]


#47. X-Men Apocalypse (2016) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

Superhero hair problems, emo smurfs, and Quicksilver, oh my! Shaun, Rachael, and Jen respond to your demands and join forces to tackle Singer’s X-Men Apocalypse (2016). They discuss the new characters, the comic book fidelity argument, where Apocalypse goes right and where it goes terribly wrong, Quicksilver, and much more! We hope you enjoy the episode! Note: If you […]


#45. Captain America: Civil War (2016) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

United Nations shenanigans, tragic villains, and Black Panther, oh my! In our 45th episode of the Shoot the WISB Subcast, Mike Underwood, Jen Zink, Paul Weimer, and Shaun Duke join forces to combat Marvel’s latest entry in the MCU, Captain America: Civil War. We cover the plot, some of the unique thematic elements in this film, […]


#43. Deadpool (2016) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

Mouthy mercenaries, endless comedy, and fourth walls, oh my! The Merc with the Mouth is on the big screen (FINALLY), and that means we’re honor bound to watch his shenanigans and record a podcast about it. Shaun, David, Rachael, and Mike combine their considerable skills as mediocre podcast superheroes to discuss the hit comic adaptation, Deadpool. […]