S01E14 – Batman Begins (2005)

In this episode we finally get to Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins! That is to say, after we talk about protecting your children from scary movies, my little brother’s school trip, and our own future traveling. We also confuse Mr. Bean and Johnny English, try to make sense of Batman’s “no killing” rule, mom insults Cillian…More

S01E13 – The Incredible Hulk (2008) & Iron Man 2 (2010)

We continue the MCU with Louis Leterrier’s The Incredible Hulk and Jon Favreau’s Iron Man 2, and as if mom didn’t have a hard enough time trying to remember two films she slept through parts of, she’s also getting sick. To cheer her up, I try to explain comic connections and tell her trivia about…More

S01E11 – Iron Man (2008)

We finally tackle a Marvel movie, starting off with the MCU and therefore Jon Favreau’s Iron Man! As we discuss the film that kicked off the cinematic universe craze, I struggle to keep mom from switching to other films she happens to have seen before the end of the episode and ultimately fail, we discuss…More

S01E10 – Stand By Me (1986)

As mom gets to host her first episode, she steals the remote to make me watch Rob Reiner’s Stand By Me! She also assumes “an Android” is just as clear of a description as “an iPhone” for listeners who want to know what kind of phone she has, doesn’t appreciate my synopsis of the film,…More

S01E09 – Star Wars IV: A New Hope (1977)

In our episode on George Lucas’ Star Wars, mom explains how much it made her laugh, she confuses Peter Cushing with Christopher Lee without even knowing the latter ended up in the franchise as well, we speculate on the history of hologram invention without any knowledge on the topic, mom relates the production design to…More

S01E08 – Batman (1966) & Batman (1989)

In our first double feature, we delve into Leslie H. Martinson’s Batman: the Movie and Tim Burton’s Batman! Mom doesn’t hold back in her varying descriptions of being unable to fathom anyone could take either movie seriously – yes, either – while I try to explain the remaining history of Batman movies. We get sidetracked…More

S01E07 – Wonder Woman (2017)

As we inevitably return to the DCEU, we discuss Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman! This is therefore the first episode that requires a SPOILER WARNING as it’s about a movie that’s still in theaters. In it, Mom complains about being dragged into a 3D screening, tries not to swear despite being the cause of this podcast…More

S01E06 – Léon: The Professional (1994)

Returning from our unplanned sabbatical, we have our long overdue talk about Luc Besson’s Léon: The Professional! We survive a troubled production that would’ve suited the Suicide Squad episode better, remember a surprising amount of names and years we totally didn’t look up, discover how French people are a lot weirder than, yes, even Americans,…More

S01E05 – Suicide Squad (2016)

Returning to the world of Batfleck, I introduce my mom to a bunch of new characters in hopes of a better reception than BvS got. We discuss David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, I forget the name of Debbie Harry, my mom talks at length about my thigh, we ramble about other movies that are vaguely related,…More