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Comedians Andrew Ivimey and Diana McCallum break down a different superhero movie or TV show every week, hilariously highlighting everything you never noticed in your favorite franchises.

Comedians Andrew Ivimey and Diana McCallum break down a different superhero movie or TV show every week, hilariously highlighting everything you never noticed in your favorite franchises.

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Toronto, ON

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Podcasts

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Comedians Andrew Ivimey and Diana McCallum break down a different superhero movie or TV show every week, hilariously highlighting everything you never noticed in your favorite franchises.

Language:

English


Episodes

267: Ultraviolet

2/22/2021
This week we're talking about the short but bananas film Ultraviolet. This crazy ride has every sci-fi premise known to man, dystopian futures, vampires, TARDIS's, born yesterday, cloning, evil corporations, and great violence (with no blood). This episode brought to you in part by Care/Of. Care/Of is a monthly subscription vitamin service that delivers completely personalized vitamin and supplement packs right to your door. Their fun, online quiz asks you about your diet, health goals, and...

Duration:01:13:00

266: 300

2/15/2021
In preparation for the release of the Snyder Cut we're going back to the movie that made his and other careers, it's 300. We talk about rock hard abs, unreliable racist narrators, the female 'characters' as sex objects, yeeting babies and the surprising stand out character. This episode brought to you in part by Green Chef. Green Chef is USDA certified organic company that makes eating well easy and affordable with plans to fit every kind of lifestyle. They deliver premium ingredients and...

Duration:01:20:40

265: Resident Alien

2/8/2021
This week we're talking about episodes 1-3 of the new SYFY original show Resident Alien. We talk about how great Alan Tudyk is and how only he could play this role, a show that ACTUALLY captures what it's like to live in a small town, and the murder mystery no one cares about. Support for today's episode is brought to you by MANSCAPED​, the best in men’s below-the-waist grooming. They obsess over their technology developments to provide you the best tools for your grooming experience. Their...

Duration:01:20:34

264: Batwoman (Season 2)

2/1/2021
This week we're talking about the return of a new hero in Batwoman Season 2 (episodes 1 and 2). We talk about the transfer of the Batwoman mantle, changing your plans, interchangeable characters, an affordable Batmobile, and Alice coming straight from Gotham (the show). 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:01:19:12

263: The Watch

1/25/2021
This week we're talking about the new series inspired by the Discworld novels, it's BBC America's The Watch. SPOILER WARNING FOR EPISODES 1-4. We debate if one character is brilliant or the worst, good backstory with bad flashbacks, a fun world without fun characters, and how this is actually a Batman story. This episode is brought to you by O&H Consulting – The heroes you need in today’s job market: power up your resume, ace the interview, and soar into a new career with O&H...

Duration:01:11:02

262: Cobra Kai

1/18/2021
Tie on your headband and get ready to do crimes because we're talking about Cobra Kai Season 3. SPOILER WARNING. We talk about how this is a world with no tougher weapon than karate, the most hilarious product placement possible, and try to find the line between a tussle and straight up assault. 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:01:14:49

261: We Can Be Heroes

1/11/2021
It's the continuation of the Rodrigu-verse (A term I think we made up) as we talk about We Can Be Heroes, the spiritual successor to Sharkboy and Lavagirl that is much less of a fever dream than its source material. We go into a love of simple effects on a budget, kids that will be stars, knowing your theme, general delightfulness and where is Taylor Lautner??? Support for today's episode is brought to you by MANSCAPED​, the best in men’s below-the-waist grooming. They obsess over their...

Duration:01:08:37

260: The Adventures of Sharkboy And Lavagirl 3-D

1/4/2021
This week we're talking about the absolute fever dream that is The Adventures of Sharkboy And Lavagirl 3-D. We get into how this is a movie by kids for kids, the weird charm of it all, the early magnificence of Taylor Lautner, and awkward casting choices. 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:01:06:20

259: Wonder Woman 1984

12/28/2020
We're ending the year with wishes and Wonder Woman 1984. We talk about which version of the 80's this is, the moral complications of stealing a human's body (there are a lot), and if the world remembers wish week. This episode brought to you in part by Green Chef. Green Chef is USDA certified organic company that makes eating well easy and affordable with plans to fit every kind of lifestyle. They deliver premium ingredients and easy recipes to cook delicious dinners in about 30 minutes....

Duration:01:55:35

258: The Mandalorian (Season 2)

12/21/2020
Oh boy SPOILERS AHEAD because we're talking about The Mandalorian Season 2. We get into the insane disrespect of spoiling this show, the surprise appearances, the best new characters, and why the Jedi aren't necessarily interesting. Brought to you in part by Virtual Game Night. If you're getting Zoom fatigue spice up your calls with Virtual Game Night. Comedian Olly Robinson hosts live games for your happy hour, conferences, birthday parties, or whoever else you might be on a video...

Duration:01:39:41

257: Batman Returns

12/14/2020
On this week's podcast we discuss how Tim Burton either loves or hates Christmas and the Circus, showcased in the Christmas classic Batman Returns! We talk about an iconic Penguin and Catwoman, one scene that proves an understanding of Batman, ask if Penguin is an actual demon, and how Catwoman is sexy but not sexualized. Talking points this week: 13:00 – Burton has no interest in exploring Batman, but he GETS Batman 15:00 – Fantasizing what a 3rd Burton Batman movie would be 21:30 – Is...

Duration:01:35:19

256: Gremlins

12/7/2020
Get ready for a wild ride because this week cause we're talking about Gremlins, the Christmas movie that was shockingly rated PG. We talk about the death of Santa, everything being sticky, animals that understand guns, and if the theme of this movie is based on the racist ramblings of a drunk? This episode brought to you in part by Hawthorne. Hawthorne makes it easy to elevate yourself with premium products that work for you as an individual. Their quick quiz will help select perfectly...

Duration:01:23:18

255: Last Action Hero

11/30/2020
It's the end of audience vote month and you folks chose an absolute banger this week, the Schwarzenegger classic Last Action Hero. We talk about how this film deserves way more love, is ahead of its time, how great Arnold is at comedy, how it would be a hit today, and we trash on how wildly depressing the world of this movie is. Brought to you in part by Virtual Game Night. If you're getting Zoom fatigue spice up your calls with Virtual Game Night. Comedian Olly Robinson hosts live games...

Duration:01:28:30

254: Rampage

11/23/2020
You voted for what Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson movie we cover this week and you chose Rampage. We talk about how this movie is clearly two scripts mashed together, how the Rock hates people despite being perfectly nice all the time, a brilliant performance by Jeffery Dean Morgan, and villains who don't understand how profit works. Head over to www.fromsuperheroes.com right now and you can vote on which Arnold Schwarzenegger movie we'll be covering next week. Brought to you in part by Virtual...

Duration:01:20:18

253: The Avengers (1998)

11/16/2020
Every week in November we're letting the fans decide what we cover. This was Uma Thurman week and you chose 1998's The Avengers. We talk about things that make no sense like mechanical robot bees, the bending of space and time, the invisible man just showing up, tough guy Eddie Izzard and how this movie is SO CLOSE to being a great comedy. Head over to www.fromsuperheroes.com right now and you can vote on which Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson movie we'll be covering next week. Support for...

Duration:01:22:39

252: Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow

11/9/2020
You voted for it as this week's Angelina Jolie episode and oops it barely has Angelina in it - it's Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow. We talk about this absolutely bananas movie, the difference between homage and theft, two brilliant scenes, and how Dex/Franky are the real heroes. Head over to www.fromsuperheroes.com right now and you can vote on next week's episode which will be an Uma Thurman movie. This episode brought to you in part by Hawthorne. Hawthorne makes it easy to elevate...

Duration:01:20:25

251: Wild Wild West

11/2/2020
November is voting month, so every week you guys pick what we'll be watching! This week's theme was Will Smith movies and you voted for Wild Wild West. We talk about some great performances, how wildly horny this movie is, the strange obsession with spiders, and some much better casting. Head over to www.fromsuperheroes.com right now and you can vote on next week's episode which will be an Angelina Jolie movie. Looking for a tee with the best nerdy designs by independent artists from...

Duration:01:08:34

250: Brightburn

10/26/2020
We're finishing off Halloween month with the super horror movie Brightburn. We discuss if "What if Superman was bad" stories are actually interesting, Diana doesn't notice music again, kids are inherently creepy, and it's been awhile since we've visited bad movie troupe corner but it's bad again. Head to FromSuperheroes.com to vote on which Will Smith movie we'll be covering on next week's episode! This episode is brought to you in part by the Hulu Original Series Helstrom, now streaming...

Duration:01:20:47

249: Doom

10/19/2020
This week is all about the Karl Urban and The Rock movie Doom. We talk about how it's somehow oddly engaging, how The Rock is still a little pebble, how they have no idea what a lockdown is, and an absolutely bananas first person sequence. This episode is brought to you in part by the Hulu Original Series Helstrom, now streaming only on Hulu. This dark and thrilling show is produced by Marvel Television and based on characters from Marvel Comics. But Helstrom is not your typical superhero...

Duration:01:19:40

248: The Cabin In The Woods

10/12/2020
It's spooks, scares, and genre subversion this week as we talk about The Cabin In The Woods. We break down the beauty of seeing this with no spoilers, a motorcycle ride to nowhere, scientists who don't listen, incredible creature design, and SERIOUSLY HOW IS THIS NOT A FRANCHISE!? Support for today's episode is brought to you by MANSCAPED​, the best in men’s below-the-waist grooming. They obsess over their technology developments to provide you the best tools for your grooming experience....

Duration:01:32:06