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Comedians Craig Fay and Rebecca Reeds view Movies and TV from the villain's perspective and dare to ask if they were really all that bad. Podcast Produced by The From Superheroes Network.

Comedians Craig Fay and Rebecca Reeds view Movies and TV from the villain's perspective and dare to ask if they were really all that bad. Podcast Produced by The From Superheroes Network.
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Canada

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Comedians Craig Fay and Rebecca Reeds view Movies and TV from the villain's perspective and dare to ask if they were really all that bad. Podcast Produced by The From Superheroes Network.

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@VWRPodcast

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English


Episodes

43: The Lion King (with Andrew Barr)

7/18/2019
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The tyrant Mufasa grooms his young son and heir to maintain the “circle of life”- a brutal system of government where the ruling class hunts and eats the kingdom’s subjects under the guise of providing balance. But Mufasa’s brother Scar knows this balance is a lie. Seeing first hand the starvation and suffering of those pushed to the edges of society, Scar makes the difficult decision to overthrow Mufasa and attempt to unify the empire. With special guest Andrew Barr (@AndrewBarr8) Edited...

Duration:01:08:25

42: Twister

7/11/2019
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Dr. Jonas Miller is a dedicated researcher putting his life on the line to study tornados up close. Even after securing corporate funding for his work, he still takes the time to engage with the public and explain the importance of climate science. But Jonas has to keep one eye on the sky and the other on a group of reckless yahoos led by Bill and Jo Harding. Poorly equipped and charging recklessly into harm’s way, they endanger Jonas’s whole team and the lifesaving research he’s dedicated...

Duration:01:02:07

41: Spider-Man Homecoming

7/4/2019
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After unceremoniously losing his salvage contract to billionaire Tony Stark because of government interference, Adrian Toomes faced bankruptcy and ruin. Determined to provide for his family in a world that no longer values his skills Toomes begins a small side business selling repurposed scrap. All is well until Stark turns an overzealous teenager into a class-traitor who Toomes must fight to protect himself, and his family, from ruin for a second time. Edited by Andrew Ivimey and produced...

Duration:01:01:30

40: Short Circuit (With Marc Hallworth)

6/27/2019
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When an experimental military robot malfunctions and goes missing, Skroeder, head of security at Nova Robotics, is tasked to recover it. The job quickly turns from ‘recovery’ to ‘seek and destroy’ when he discovers the robot is armed with a deadly anti-tank laser it is willing to use against the civilian population. With special guest Marc Hallworth Edited by Andrew Ivimey and produced for the From Superheroes network. Visit www.FromSuperheroes.com for more podcasts, YouTube series, web...

Duration:01:09:23

39: Amelie

6/20/2019
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Residents of a Paris apartment complex are plagued by a sudden rash of strange and disturbing events: Mysterious phone calls, items missing from their homes and letters from people long since dead. Suspicion slowly turns to Amelie, a young woman raised in isolation and denied affection, who now seeks to manipulate and control the people she spies on from afar. Edited by Andrew Ivimey and produced for the From Superheroes network. Visit www.FromSuperheroes.com for more podcasts, YouTube...

Duration:01:00:19

38: Election (with Alex J Squire)

6/13/2019
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Tracy Flick is a hard-working, high achieving high schooler with her sights set on becoming student council president. Being highly qualified, motivated and running unopposed the position appears to be hers until a petty and vindictive teacher, Mr. McAllister sabotages the election. Not only does he encourage other students to run against Tracy he rigs the election by destroying votes and threatens to tell the entire school that she was the victim of a predatory former teacher, bringing the...

Duration:01:16:45

37: X-Men

6/6/2019
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Erik Lehnsherr, a holocaust survivor born with incredible talents, is faced with cruel new laws that seek to persecute those like him and he vows to stop the horrors of his childhood from repeating themselves by any means necessary. But Eric find himself at odds with his life-long friend Charles Xavier, who foolishly pursues a policy of appeasement, but he must also wrestle with the difficult decision of sacrificing one innocent life in order to save millions. Edited by Andrew Ivimey and...

Duration:01:05:00

36: Ocean's Eleven

5/30/2019
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Terry Benedict is a successful businessman and consummate professional who runs three of Las Vegas’s biggest, most profitable casinos. But rather than run his empire from an ivory tower he makes a point to be on the floor with his staff every day, remembering the names of his front-line workers and despite his busy schedule he still makes time, every night, to have dinner with the woman he loves. But when he is unfairly targeted by a group of vindictive, con-artists his entire business and...

Duration:01:01:15

35: Aladdin

5/23/2019
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For years Jafar, the Grand Vizier of Agrabah, has used his power and influence to save the kingdom from ruin at the hands of the infantile Sultan- a ruler so incompetent he is unaware he has the power to change laws. However, decades of stability are set to come to an end in three days when the Sultan’s entitled and equally unqualified daughter Princess Jasmin is set to take the throne. Needing to legitimize his rule quickly Jafar seeks out a magic lamp. Desperate, he enlists the help of an...

Duration:00:56:23

34: Empire Records

5/16/2019
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Mitchell Beck, the owner of Empire Records, has big plans to sell his store to Music World in hopes that the national chain will bring stability and organization to what has increasingly become an unmanageable staff. But when $9,000 is stolen by an employee, and the manager Joe attempts to cover it up, Mitch suddenly finds himself an accomplice to bank fraud. Surrounded by teenage employees who are destroying his store, getting high on the job and antagonizing gun wielding maniacs, Mitch...

Duration:01:03:25

33: The Mighty Ducks (with Brian Ward)

5/9/2019
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Coach Reilly has been leading his Pee-Wee hockey team The Hawks to success for over 20 years, but faces his greatest challenge when his former player, Gordon Bombay, begins coaching an opposing team. While Reilly emphasizes drills, practice and the fundamentals of the game, Bombay, a disgraced lawyer with multiple DUIs, forces his players to cheat and tries to snatch up Reilly’s star player to join the savage bullies on Bombay’s Ducks. With special guest Brian Ward. Edited by Andrew Ivimey...

Duration:01:12:04

32: The Last Witch Hunter (with Meg MacKay)

5/2/2019
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When The Witch Queen, otherwise known as Mother Nature, is attacked during a brutal home invasion she is forced to transfer her immortal lifeforce into the murderous Viking Kaulder. Hundreds of years later she sets out to save the world from the environmental destruction humans have brought upon it. But first she must steal back her literal heart from Kaulder, a man who has used his immortality to conduct an 800 year long genocide against her people. With special guest, from Big Gross...

Duration:01:05:21

31: The Thor Trilogy Loki Spectacular (with Diana McCallum)

4/25/2019
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In honor of Avengers: Endgame we look at the original Avenger foe, the God of Mischief himself, Loki Odinson and his journey through the entire Thor trilogy + Avengers. After Thor is banished by his father who then falls into the Odin Sleep, Loki is the legitimate ruler of Asgard. But after a week as the king, Loki’s violent and impulsive brother Thor returns from exile and throws him off a bridge. He then sets out to make a name for himself by raising his own army and conquering the...

Duration:01:22:00

30: The Emperor's New Groove

4/18/2019
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Yzma, advisor to Emperor Kuzco, has spent decades skillfully balancing the tyrannical demands of the negligent Emperor with the decisions needed to save the empire from crumbling. But after years of enduring abuse about her age and appearance Yzma is unceremoniously fired. No longer able to avert disaster from behind the scenes and unwilling to let Kuzco lead the empire to ruin she sets out to poison the evil emperor and restore order to the land. Edited by Andrew Ivimey and produced for...

Duration:01:00:03

29: The Rock (with Jennifer McAuliffe)

4/11/2019
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After a long successful career in the US military General Francis Hummel decides he must make a stand and draw attention to the mistreatment of veterans and their families by the government. Using non-lethal force he and a group of special forces marines loyal to him steal weapons from a naval base and take over Alcatraz Island, mildly inconveniencing a small group of tourists in the process. In response the military sends an unqualified chemist and washed up British secret agent to retake...

Duration:01:06:22

28: The Incredibles

4/4/2019
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After being abused and dismissed by elitist superheroes, Buddy Pine sets out to prove that everyone is capable of doing super things even if they don’t have super powers. Going by the title Syndrome, Buddy uses his supreme intellect to invent thousands of devices that will allow the average person to accomplish great things for themselves instead of relying on dangerous and irresponsible superheroes like Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl. Edited by Andrew Ivimey and produced for the From...

Duration:01:03:16

27: Dodgeball

3/28/2019
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Entrepreneur White Goodman has overcome an eating disorder and self-confidence issues to establish Globo Gym, a highly successful fitness chain. But when he buys out the defaulted mortgage of rival gym owner, and childhood bully, Peter Le Fleur his life begins to spiral out of control. Le Fleur’s insane scheme to buy back the mortgage with the winnings of a dodgeball tournament forces Goodman to enter the tournament to defend his investment, unaware of the depths Le Fleur will sink to...

Duration:01:04:40

26: Jurassic Park

3/21/2019
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Dennis Nedry, an overworked, overstressed and underpaid employee of a newly built theme park is forced into selling company secrets in order to make ends meet. After altering his plans to accommodate a freak hurricane he inadvertently releases the park’s captive animals. The animals who have been kept in cages, outside of their natural habitat and fed food that is entirely foreign to them, act predictably aggressive when they are needlessly provoked by a group of tourists. Edited by Andrew...

Duration:01:08:58

25: High School Musical

3/14/2019
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Sharpay and Ryan Evans are a brother and sister team that have built their high school drama club up from nothing. Preparing to take the lead role of their 18th high school musical, they put weeks’ worth of work into their performance only to be passed over in favor of Troy and Gabriella: two students so uncommitted that they missed their audition twice. Edited by Andrew Ivimey and produced for the From Superheroes network. Visit www.FromSuperheroes.com for more podcasts, YouTube series,...

Duration:01:16:24

24: Black Panther (with Hisham Kelati)

3/7/2019
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Following his father’s assassination by a corrupt African dictator, Erik “Killmonger” Stevens is left to fend for himself on the crime ridden streets of Oakland California. After bootstrapping his way through the ranks of the US Army’s Black Ops division he sets out to avenge his father’s murder. Using a network of smugglers, and terrorists he is able to infiltrate the secretive nation of Wakanda, overthrow its newest despot and seize the power needed to free the oppressed people of the...

Duration:01:14:08