Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Episode 134 - Ghostbusters Afterlife Review + Uncle Buck on Retro Rewind

It's finally here, the long awaited sequel from Jason Reitman reuniting the All-Star cast from the classic 80's films with modern visuals and all the vibes of nostalgia that we love and grew up with. How does this newest installment in the Ghostbusters franchise against the others, and will there be more films down the pipeline? We'll discuss a spoiler heavy round table about highlights, things you may have missed, and of course, endless easter eggs. We'll also talk John Candy in the 1989 John Hughes classic, "Uncle Buck."

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Episode 133 - Eternals Film Review + Ghostbusters 2 on Retro Rewind

Marvel's Eternals, we discuss this distinctly different film that explores the origins of the Marvel Universe, as we're introduced to characters and beings never before mentioned in the MCU. How much back story does the Eternals film cover, and what is the setup for the future of Marvel after this film? We'll discuss this, plus easter eggs, and things you may have missed on this week's episode. We will also tackle the two post credit scenes in a spoiler heavy discussion. Just weeks before the cinematic release of the official sequel to the Ghostbusters franchise "Ghostbusters Afterlife," we examine Ghostbusters 2 from 1989 on Retro Rewind.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Episode 132 - Marvel's "What If...?" Series Reivew + Little Shop of Horrors on Retro Rewind

We break down the latest Marvel streaming series from Disney Plus, "What If...?" and discuss the ramifications of how this animated series will affect and tie into the upcoming MCU multiverse mayhem. Will we see characters from What If...? in live action? With a second season renewed and coming in 2022, this show has proven already a massive hit among Marvel movie fans. On this week's retro rewind, and just in time for Halloween season, we revisit the classic horror comedy, "Little Shop of Horrors" from 1986.

Monday, September 27, 2021

Episode 131 - Venom: Let There Be Carnage + The Lost Boys on Retro Rewind

On episode 131, we venture back into the Sony's Spider-verse with the second installment of everyone's beloved symbiotic anti-hero, Venom. Venom : Let There Be Carnage continues the story of Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) and his alter-ego Venom as their encounter a new threat, and a symbiote we've all been eagerly waiting for, Carnage (Cletus Kasady : Woody Harrelson). We break easter eggs, spoilers and dissect our highlighted moments from the film, and give our final review. We also discuss the Halloween vampire classic, "The Lost Boys" from 1987 on this week's Retro Rewind.

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Episode 130 - Shang-Chi Legend of the Ten Rings + Batman 1989 on Retro Rewind

On this episode we discuss this year's second MCU phase 4 installment, 'Shang-Chi : And the Legend of the Ten Rings.' We take a closer in-depth spoiler discussion at the film, and break down any easter eggs and cameos we saw along the way. Where is Shang-Chi's place in the MCU, and what is the potential future of this new wave of hero for Marvel? We also discuss one of the most crucial films of 1989, Tim Burton's Batman on this week's Retro Rewind. We talk about the film's cultural impact on pop culture, and how this film, along with Frank Miller's vision brought the "Dark Knight" from campy to icon.

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Episode 129 - Free Guy Review & Marvel's "What If...?" + The Last Starfighter on Retro Rewind

Ryan Reynolds... Need we say more? The new film 'Free Guy' released on August 13th, and brings a fresh genre to the silver screen. Free Guy is set in a video game world, when one of the occupants in the digital landscape becomes self aware. What happens next, is a total thrill ride of laughs, fun and crazy on-screen moments. We also cover the latest episodes of Marvel's "What If...?" series, and how the latest MCU show parallels events within the current timeline. The new series will feature 10 episodes released weekly until October. Lastly, on Retro Rewind, team POPX re-visits the timeless science fiction classic, "The Last Starfighter." How does this now 37 year old film hold up after all of these years? We'll find out.

Monday, August 2, 2021

Episode 128 - The Suicide Squad Review + Legend on Retro Rewind

What happens when we get a Guardians of the Galaxy style team up, with James Gunn directing but set in the DC Comics realm of characters, with no Disney/Marvel PG-13 rating and we get the director in full R-Rated glory? Well, The Suicide Squad is your answer. We review the latest film from DC/Warner as well as 1985's Legend directed by Ridley Scott on this week's Retro Rewind, and deep dive into all the geeky goodness from the past two weeks.