Archive for August, 2013

J and Brian try to figure out whatever happened to the tomorrow of yesterday — does today’s science fiction rely too much on the future as it was imagined in the 1940s and ’50s? Whoa, heavy stuff. Fortunately, they lighten it with nonsense about Miley Cyrus, movie remakes, and J’s long-overdue viewing of Cabin in the […]

J. Marcus is back, he’s on steroids (due to injury), and Brian has to deal with his nerdy ‘Roid Rage!  What is Marvel doing to the Ultimate Universe?  Has Joss Whedon finally said something too terrible to contemplate?  Can a musical genius be resurrected from the rotted tooth he left behind?  And have you ever […]

The Podwits are back and firing on all cylinders! Dion and Brian parry on Spike Lee’s new Kickstarter project, the most infamous Jerry Lewis movie you’ll never see, and just what the hell comic legends Todd McFarlane, Mark Millar and Gerry Conway actually meant when speaking about women in comics. Yep, it’s gonna be a doozy—come […]

It’s New Doctor Day!

Posted: August 10, 2013 by Podwits Administrator in Doctor Who, Podcast
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For fans of the venerable Doctor Who, celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year, there’s no occasion quite so momentous as the introduction of a new Doctor—and Brian and J are no exceptions. Join them as they sink their conversational teeth into this week’s announcement of Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor, along with their thoughts on […]

Elysium is Energetic, Intense, Pulpy, Violent and Extremely Satisfying on Many Levels, But the Moralizing and Clunky Third Act Short Circuit the Narrative. Rating: C+ MPAA Rating: R for strong bloody violence and language throughout. Review by Luke Whitmire Plot: In the year 2154, the 99% reside on a dilapidated Earth while the 1% are […]

This week the Podwits return to subjects very near and dear to their hearts — cartoons and comic books — as J. and Brian ponder whether this is, in fact, the end of an era for high-quality animated adaptations of great comic book stories.  Which stories would YOU like to see in animated form?  And […]