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Hosts Andrew Ivimey & Diana McCallum (creators of FromSuperheroes.com) discuss the heroic media of the week. Every week it's a different talk about a specific movie, specific show, or whatever they want. Plus visits from the occasional nerdy guest.

Hosts Andrew Ivimey & Diana McCallum (creators of FromSuperheroes.com) discuss the heroic media of the week. Every week it's a different talk about a specific movie, specific show, or whatever they want. Plus visits from the occasional nerdy guest.

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Toronto, ON

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Hosts Andrew Ivimey & Diana McCallum (creators of FromSuperheroes.com) discuss the heroic media of the week. Every week it's a different talk about a specific movie, specific show, or whatever they want. Plus visits from the occasional nerdy guest.

Language:

English


Episodes

214: Sonic the Hedgehog

2/17/2020
He loves chili dogs and he's gotta go fast, it's time for Sonic The Hedgehog. This week we talk about classic 90's Jim Carrey, the improvement to Sonic's looks, family fun, and if this movie has heart. This episode is brought to you by False Idols: A Story of Blood and Light a new fantasy novel by Matt Bresnahan, a story with war, demons, a failed prophecy, rich and complicated characters, duty and responsibility, and the ongoing struggle of the things we owe to the dead (and there’s even a...

Duration:01:04:02

213: Birds Of Prey

2/10/2020
The title is too long but is the movie just right? This week we're talking about Birds Of Prey: And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn. We discuss how this is two different movies fighting each other, clever weapons, new ideas for fight scenes, and if this is DC's best villain ever. This episode brought to you in part by AMC Networks’ Shudder. Shudder is a premium streaming video service, super-serving members with the best selection in genre entertainment, covering horror,...

Duration:01:18:20

212: Super Mario Bros

2/3/2020
We're continuing our celebration of video game movies this week with Super Mario Bros. We break down how some areas of this movie are actually kinda great, how it still sucks in spite of that, and we get confused about John Leguizamo's career. Also we open with a TFS Revisit segment where we talk about the series finale of Arrow! Thanks to our friends over at Vessi Footwear for providing their shoes to the Network. Vessi believes that you shouldn’t have to settle when it comes to your...

Duration:01:22:30

211: Mortal Kombat

1/27/2020
We're doing video game movies in the build up to the release of Sonic and this week we're talking about the one and only, Mortal Kombat! We talk the incredible hype up music, the most gif-able moment, and what type of souls Shang Tsung would find most delicious. We've partnered with Vincero watches this week and we couldn't be more excited. They believe you deserve to look good and feel good no matter your budget. Vincero creates exceptionally crafted watches and they do it without breaking...

Duration:01:25:17

210: Crisis On Infinite Earths Part 2

1/20/2020
The Crisis On Infinite Earths has concluded and this episode we're talking about episodes 4 and 5 of the CW crossover event. We talk about that shocking cameo, the fun of one Earth, figuring out paragons, and... Gleek!? I guess we're talking about Gleek. Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at www.TeePublic.FromSuperheroes.com

Duration:01:07:48

209: Smallville

1/13/2020
In celebration of the CW Crossover event Crisis On Infinite Earths we're going all the way back to review the Tom Welling Superman cameo from Smallville. We talk about the entirety of Smallville but specifically we rewatched the "10 Best Episodes" of Smallville according to Screen Rant. On this episode we discuss just how thirsty this show was, bad costumes, how unbelievably long Supernatural has been on, and the wild swing from great pilot to brutal finale. Looking for a tee with the best...

Duration:01:22:55

208: Superman Returns (with Kyle Hickey)

1/6/2020
We're celebrating the wonderful cameos from the CW Crossover event by revisiting Brandon Routh's Superman Returns with guest Kyle Hickey (@kjhickeylol). We talk about perfect impressions, bad head injuries, honey potting old ladies, and everybody in wigs. This episode brought to you in part by Hawthorne. Hawthorne makes it easy to impress with great smelling cologne and personal care products customized for you. Take their 2-minute quiz and get cologne, bar soap, liquid soap, and deodorant...

Duration:01:12:29

207: The Witcher

12/30/2019
We’re ending the year with Henry Cavill’s biceps and the new Netflix show, The Witcher! On this week’s podcast we discuss being respectfully naked, incredible fight scenes, and yes, we have “Toss A Coin To Your Witcher” stuck in our heads. Thanks Jaskier. Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at www.TeePublic.FromSuperheroes.com

Duration:01:26:00

206: Star Wars Episode IX - The Rise Of Skywalker

12/23/2019
We’re here for a good time and a long time as we talk about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of this nine movie ennealogy (a word we looked up because we’re fancy.) On this week’s podcast we discuss the return of fun banter, our differing opinions on that ending, and the part we were supposed to cry but laughed. Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at...

Duration:01:55:36

205: Crisis On Infinite Earths (Part 1)

12/16/2019
The Crisis is finally here! This week we're talking about episodes 1-3 of the Crisis On Infinite Earths. We discuss the idiocy of Lex Luthor, the bravery of Brandon Routh, which cameo was the best, and should we be watching Lucifer??? Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at www.TeePublic.FromSuperheroes.com

Duration:01:24:47

204: Die Hard

12/9/2019
Welcome to the party pals, it's December and that means it's time for Die Hard and the immortal John McClane. On this week's episode: - John McClane is immortal – Die Hard vs. Shawshank Redemption – New genre of action hero – An oddly self-aware moment of the 80’s – Elevator shaft porn – Argyle scenes misremembered – Our pal Al Powell – Hans McGruber – “It’s just a kid doing a prank, now get the tank in there!” – Die Hard Character Alignment – Shout-out to Rolex watches – Return...

Duration:01:13:45

203: Arrow

12/2/2019
It's the final season of Arrow and we're talking about it for the first time on the podcast, can you believe that? We're covering Season 8, episodes 1-6. We talk about if the show is ready to end, did flashbacks and forwards overstay their welcome (yes), and what to do with the Glades? We want to give a big thank you to our friends over at NOIZE for sending us their stylish and cruelty-free outerwear. NOIZE jackets make it easy to be elegant, ethical, and very toasty. Featuring 100%...

Duration:01:20:00

202: The Flash (Season 6)

11/25/2019
It's season 6 of The Flash and they are building up to The Crisis On Infinite Earths and we do not understand why there are any other plot lines. This week we talk about episodes 1-6 of season 6 and discuss the villain that the writers forgot, the perfect actor whose back is back, and all the ones we miss. We want to give a big thank you to our friends over at NOIZE for sending us their stylish and cruelty-free outerwear. NOIZE jackets make it easy to be elegant, ethical, and very toasty....

Duration:01:08:18

201: The Mandalorian

11/18/2019
Disney Plus is out there, it exists now, and so does their new show The Mandalorian. We talk this week about this extension of the Star Wars universe, aspect ratio, cool robots, and how the hardest creature to hunt is blergs. Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at www.TeePublic.FromSuperheroes.com

Duration:01:01:31

200: Watchmen (2019)

11/11/2019
Hey guys it's our 200th episode! That's a lot of episodes we've done with a lot of goofs, and a lot of analysis and this episode is no exception. We're talking about HBO's Watchmen (SPOILER WARNING FOR EPISODES 1-3). We discuss how squid rain and blue men are the weirder parts of this grounded show, how shockingly relevant this show is today, and how WE ARE TIRED OF EARTH! This episode brought to you in part by Hawthorne. Hawthorne makes it easy to impress with great smelling cologne and...

Duration:01:15:59

199: Terminator Dark Fate

11/4/2019
It's the end of the Terminator... trilogy? Question Mark? This week we're talking about Terminator Dark Fate. We break down how this ends the James Cameron trilogy of Terminator movies, alternate timelines and what we're looking for in an apocalyptic leader. This episode brought to you in part by Hawthorne. Hawthorne makes it easy to impress with great smelling cologne and personal care products customized for you. Take their 2-minute quiz and get cologne, bar soap, liquid soap, and...

Duration:01:11:05

198: Terminator 2 Judgment Day

10/28/2019
Before we see Terminator Dark Fate we gotta talk about its predecessor, Terminator 2: Judgment Day. We discuss the real hero of the movie, who is the better murder-robot, break down timelines and and create the origin story of a vacuum. Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at www.TeePublic.FromSuperheroes.com

Duration:01:04:47

Podcast Preview: Bad Batch

10/23/2019
In Wondery's new series Bad Batch, host Laura Beil (Dr. Death) investigates the multi-billion dollar underregulated industry of stem cell therapy where greed and desperation collide. When a group of patients wind up in a Texas hospital in critical condition, the trail leads back to one stem cell company and its charismatic CEO. What happens when a supposed miracle cure leaves you worse off than before? Listen to Bad Batch at www.wondery.fm/BBTFS

Duration:00:06:03

197: The Crow

10/21/2019
It's Spooktober so we're talking about the dark and brooding revenge tale that is The Crow. We create the genre of romantic revenge, discuss the wrestler Sting, how this is the movie Joker wanted to be, and the tragic and incredible break out performance of Brandon Lee. Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at www.TeePublic.FromSuperheroes.com

Duration:01:19:35

196: AVP Alien Vs Predator

10/14/2019
It's Spooky October so we're talking about two terrifying creatures facing off in a non-terrifying movie, it's AVP: Alien Vs. Predator. We discuss the varied work of Paul W.S. Anderson, classic fighting archetypes, how to react to a Predator face, left handed representation, and the worst version of Captain America. Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from around the web? Check out www.TeePublic.com or discover our favourite designs at...

Duration:01:02:05