Talk From Superheroes

Podcasts

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

368: Terminator Salvation

1/30/2023
We're finishing up mechanical month talking about Terminator Salvation. We talk about rewriting a movie without writers, the famous Bale blow up, bathing in the rain, and putting a robot in the face-off machine. EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/tfs Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee!

Duration:01:05:59

367: The Iron Giant

1/23/2023
We're continuing mechanical month and this week we're talking about The Iron Giant. We talk about how much we love this movie despite Diana being wrong about having seen it before, a perfect joke that knocked our socks off, the mix of comedy and emotion, and the absolute horrors WB would do with this movie if it were released today. This episode is brought to you in part by MasterClass. With classes on a variety of topics, all taught by world class masters at the top of their fields....

Duration:00:53:20

366: Alita Battle Angel

1/16/2023
We're continuing mechanical month with Alita: Battle Angel. We get into words that mean other words, cool character design, what constitutes a gun, and the rules of motor ball.

Duration:01:05:58

365: Robocop

1/9/2023
We're spending this entire month analyzing our future overlords, we're talking about robots, and we're starting with Robocop. We talk about how the people of Detroit feel about this movie, the benefits of theme without subtlety, Oscar nominated sound design, and filming without pants. 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:01:07:04

364: The Witcher Blood Origins

1/2/2023
This week on the pod we're talking about The Witcher prequel series Blood Origins. We talk about all four episodes and get into the details of a love story with a hammer, different types of elves, and the convoluted nature of a storyteller telling a storyteller about a storyteller so they can tell their story.

Duration:01:03:00

363: Home Alone

12/26/2022
This week we're taking a holiday break from superheroes and talking about basically a boy Batman, it's Home Alone. We get into the details of a family that absolutely sucks, John Candy going off script, when would we give up on this robbery, and this family having no friends.

Duration:01:08:05

362: Avatar The Way Of Water

12/19/2022
This week we're talking about the sequel that took 13 years and a lot of water to make, it's Avatar The Way Of The Water. We talk about how it's a second draft of the first movie, a couple of fantastic performances, a new most valuable mcguffin, and how it's pretty obvious you shouldn't hurt whales. This episode is brought to you in part by MasterClass. With classes on a variety of topics, all taught by world class masters at the top of their fields. Explore at your own pace, and each class...

Duration:01:23:03

361: Avatar

12/12/2022
This week we're talking about the highest grossing movie of all time, James Cameron's Avatar. We discuss metaphors that are puddle deep, it being a white saviour's dream, and what the hell do we do with unobtainium? This episode brought to you in part by Miracle Brand. Using silver-infused fabrics originally developed by NASA, Miracle Brand sheets are thermoregulating and designed to keep you at the perfect temperature all night long. Miracle is so confident in their product, it’s backed...

Duration:01:20:00

360: The Guardians Of The Galaxy Holiday Special

12/5/2022
This week on the pod we're talking about The Guardians of The Galaxy: Holiday Special. We discuss a comedic pairing nobody expected, ask if Kevin Bacon blipped, and discuss Nebula inventing an entirely new dance. This episode is brought to you by QUIP! With Quip’s Smart Electric Toothbrush good habits can earn you great perks like free products, gift cards, and more. QUIP’s sensitive vibrations, with a built-in timer, help guide gentle brushing. You can get your first refill free at...

Duration:01:08:29

359: Andor

11/28/2022
This week is all about season 1 of Andor. We talk about the pleasure of delivering themes hard and without subtlety, every performance landing, the importance of having something to say, and how it should be illegal to name a Star Wars character Kleya. This episode brought to you in part by Uncommon Goods. For those hard to gift people in your life… Finally there’s an easy answer and it’s Uncommon Goods. Uncommon Goods has all the best, unique, unusual gifts guaranteed to delight no matter...

Duration:01:23:28

358: Sky High

11/21/2022
This week we're talking about the secret classic and much requested Sky High. We talk about every actor crushing it, it feeling weirdly real for a superhero high school, and Warren Peace being one of the greatest names and characters of a generation. This episode was recorded live during our Nov 5th Extra Life Game Day event. November 29th and 30th Talk From Superheroes host Andrew Ivimey will be recording his second comedy album live at Toronto's Comedy Bar. If you're in the Toronto area...

Duration:01:01:39

357: Black Panther Wakanda Forever

11/14/2022
This week we're talking about the much anticipated Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. We talk about dealing with grief through art, making a movie in an impossible situation, touching tributes, and for better or worse Marvel injecting some pew pews. This episode is brought to you in part by MasterClass. With classes on a variety of topics, all taught by world class masters at the top of their fields. Explore at your own pace, and each class is supported by downloadable materials, lessons,...

Duration:01:26:54

356: Creed

11/7/2022
This week we're talking about the 7th installment and/or first reboot of the Rocky franchise, it's Ryan Coogler's Creed. We talk about a muscle bound movie with heart, everybody being sweet, parallel storytelling, and being immature without being self destructive. This episode brought to you in part by Miracle Brand. Using silver-infused fabrics originally developed by NASA, Miracle Brand sheets are thermoregulating and designed to keep you at the perfect temperature all night long. Miracle...

Duration:01:18:39

355: The Winchesters

10/31/2022
This week we're talking about episodes 1-3 of the new CW show The Winchesters. We talk about how much Supernatural is too much Supernatural, musicians who can't music, good chemistry, and dad issues. This year we're taking part in Game Day, a 24 hour gaming marathon on November 5th, 2022 to support Sick Kids Hospital. The From Superheroes Network will be doing a variety of events including; gaming, live podcast tapings, watch parties, and more surprises to be planned. VISIT...

Duration:00:56:50

354: Black Adam

10/24/2022
This week we're talking about the latest addition to the surprisingly still kicking DCEU, it's Black Adam a movie that has our hosts divided. We get into our appreciation of The Rock, meaningless metaphors, hats on hats, and violence that works. This episode brought to you in part by the new Audible Original The Sandman: Act III. The next installment of the #1 New York Times Audio Bestseller based on the best-selling DC graphic novels written by Neil Gaiman. A fully immersive listening...

Duration:01:21:32

353: She-Hulk Attorney at Law

10/17/2022
This week we're talking about the full first season of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law. We talk about legal wigs, sitcoms vs the MCU format, what makes the CGI bad and good, and the great supporting cast. This episode brought to you in part by the new Audible Original The Sandman: Act III. The next installment of the #1 New York Times Audio Bestseller based on the best-selling DC graphic novels written by Neil Gaiman. A fully immersive listening experience, presented for the first time in...

Duration:01:19:41

352: Werewolf By Night

10/10/2022
This week we're talking about the spooky scary (not really) Werewolf By Night. We talk about Marvel successfully mixing things up, whether werewolves know martial arts, a loveable friendship, and general visual delight. This episode is brought to you by QUIP! With Quip’s Smart Electric Toothbrush good habits can earn you great perks like free products, gift cards, and more. QUIP’s sensitive vibrations, with a built-in timer, help guide gentle brushing. You can get your first refill free at...

Duration:00:54:24

351: The Scorpion King

10/3/2022
Call us geologists because we're looking into the history of The Rock this week and talking about the underappreciated hit The Scorpion King. We break down how this movie is actually good (who knew?), and discuss its Jackie Chan-esque fight sequences, The Rock's career, and how there are just not enough scorpions. This year we're taking part in Game Day, a 24 hour gaming marathon on November 5th, 2022 to support Sick Kids Hospital. The From Superheroes Network will be doing a variety of...

Duration:01:00:31

350: Hulk (2003)

9/26/2022
This week we're talking about the 2003 version of Hulk. We talk about a story that is at odds with itself, insane transitions that sometimes work, whether a hero should kill dogs, and one really cool tree. This episode is brought to you in part by MasterClass. With classes on a variety of topics, all taught by world class masters at the top of their fields. Explore at your own pace, and each class is supported by downloadable materials, lessons, recipes, or more. Get unlimited access to...

Duration:01:08:41

349: The Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of Power

9/19/2022
This week we're talking about episodes 1-4 of The Lord Of The Rings The Rings Of Power. We bring back our favourite fantasy discussion - are Elves annoying? Discuss how Hobbits are scamps, how Dwarves are like Poochy, and how the Valar might be a conspiracy theory. This episode brought to you in part by ExpressVPN. Protect your online activity today with the VPN rated #1 by Business Insider. Visit our exclusive link www.expressvpn.com/tfs and you can get an extra 3 months FREE on a one-year...

Duration:01:13:24