Sunday, December 17, 2017

Episode 68 - Star Wars - The Last Jedi Film Review & More

Team POPX tackles a discussion on the recent Disney/FOX aquisition, and how the ripple effects will impact the cinematic world. Then we discuss Star Wars the Last Jedi, and give our highlights, and official review. Synopsis: Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Episode 67 - Stranger Things 2 - Series Review & More

From too many 80's pop culture references to count, and superior acting skills from seasoned film veterans like Sean Astin, Paul Resier and Winona Ryder, Stranger Things 2 delivers on so many levels, fans of will love each season in their own respective ways. Team POPX dives into all things good and nerdy with candid moments, Easter eggs and more.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Episode 66 - Justice League Film Review & Origin Story

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists newfound ally Diana Prince to face an even greater threat. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to recruit a team to stand against this newly awakened enemy. Despite the formation of an unprecedented league of heroes -- Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and the Flash -- it may be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Episode 65 - Thor Ragnarok Film Review & More

Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor's quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home world and the Asgardian civilization.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Episode 64 - BladeRunner 2049 (A Retrospective Look)

Team POPX dives into Ridley Scott's world of replicants, artificial intelligence and BladeRunner. We take a retrospective look at the 1982 cult classic, and compare it to the new film "BladeRunner 2049," while establishing similarities and contrasts between the two films. Dare we live in a future that "More Human than Human?"

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Episode 63 - RetroBlasting Returns

RetroBlasting Returns! Dragon Con panel hosts, and retro enthusiasts who have a passion for restoring our childhood, one action figure and play-set at a time. Join us for a retro conversation on current trends and multi-level geeky bliss, complete with free parking at POPX.LIVE!

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Episode 62 - Top 10 Must See Underrated Comic Films

Comic books and films have crossed paths many times in the past century, but in the past 40 years or more, there may have been some films released that you didn't know were inspired by comic book origins. This week, we take a look at 10 films with deep comic roots, and showcase their impact on pop culture today. Get ready friends, this is going to be an episode to take notes on!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

BONUS Episode - PopXcast Unboxes the Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Collector's Edition

The epic clash between two storied universes returns with Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, the next era of the highly revered action-fighting game series. Marvel and Capcom universes collide like never before as iconic characters team up for action-packed player-versus-player combat. Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is currently in development and will simultaneously release on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and Windows PC worldwide on September 19, 2017. 

Imagined and created through a shared vision between the two companies, Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite will feature a variety of exciting and accessible single player modes and rich multi-player content for new players and longtime fans alike. In addition to single player Arcade, Training and Mission modes, a visually stunning and immersive cinematic Story Mode will put players at the center of both universes as they battle for survival against a sinister new threat, Ultron Sigma. Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is being built to highlight a combination of iconic locations and fan favorite characters from both universes, including Captain Marvel and Iron Man from the Marvel side, and Ryu and Mega Man X from Capcom.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Episode 61 - Marvel's The Defenders Review & More

After years of planning and preparation, multiple seasons of character story development between DareDevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist, Marvel's "The Defenders" officially dropped on Netflix Friday August 18th. We've given fans a few weeks to watch the show (8 episodes) and now we're here to review, and discuss the Marvel live streaming franchise. Face front True Believers, Excelsior!

Monday, July 10, 2017

Episode 60 - Spider-man Homecoming Film Review & More #SpoilerAlert

Marvel's third film of 2017 bridges the gap between Sony's Spider-man franchise and the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Actor Tom Holland reprises the role as everyone's favorite friendly "Neighborhood Spider-man." Stay tuned for an in-depth analysis and review on the next chapter of the MCU.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Episode 59 - Transformers The Last Knight Film Review & More #SpoilerAlert

Will Michael Bay's final film in the Transformers series stand alongside the previous four films, or open the franchise up to more and future films? Only time will tell! But hey, Team POPX will be here to tear apart Michael Bay's new film. Love it, or hate it, we're gonna rate it!

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Episode 58 - Wonder Woman Origin Stories & Film Review #SpoilerAlert

The Amazon invades POPX, as we dive into all things Princess Diana of Themyscira. We offer some insightful details about Wonder Woman's origin story, and how it relates to her first feature length cinematic debut hitting theaters June 2nd. Could this be the film to jump start the DC cinematic universe? We'll see!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Episode 57 - Origin Stories : Adam Warlock & Celestials

This week, on the heels of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 release, we dive deep into two beings mentioned or referred to in the new film. We're talking about Celestials and Adam Warlock. Who are these two beings, are they connected, and will we see them in the MCU in the future? Find all the answers here on episode 57 of PopXcast.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Episode 56 - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Movie Review & More

That's right folks, it's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the third Marvel film of the year, and one of this year's superhero blockbusters. Join Team POPX as we jump across the galaxy in an inter-dimensional retelling and breakdown of intergalactic proportions. WE'RE GROOT! #iamgroot

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Episode 55 - Netflix and Marvel’s Iron First Review & More

This week, POPX dives into Marvel's new and fifth Netflix series Iron Fist, as we uncover some of the pros and cons from the show. When Danny Rand was 10-years old, he survived a mysterious plane crash that claimed the lives of his extremely wealthy parents. Rescued by warrior monks, Danny grew up in the of city of K'un-Lun, where he endured harsh conditions, but also trained to be a fierce warrior. Years later, Danny returns home to New York, where he wants to reconnect with his past and take his rightful place at his family's company, which is being run by his father's former business partner. Danny hopes to restore his family legacy by defeating the people who threaten it.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Episode 54 - Fifty Shades of the Incredible Hulk

We dive into all things The Incredible Hulk as Team POPX's uncovers over 54 years of the Jade Giant, and the many forms of Hulk throughout Marvel Comics over the years. From Bruce Banner, to Joe Fixit and General Ross, Hulk implores many forms, colors and variations.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Episode 53 - Origin Stories : Power Rangers & Film Review

This week, we take a look back at the origins of the Power Rangers franchise, how it rose to popularity among teens in the 90's and it's legacy of shows and media in pop culture. We also give our film review to the new Power Rangers film, and offer our insights, ratings and more.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Episode 52 - Kong: Skull Island Movie Review & More

It's giant monsters and one giant ape who is a little more than ticked off. This week, Team POPX dives into all things King Kong giving a history lesson of the historical film adaptations of Kong as well as a full review of the new film Kong: Skull Island.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Episode 51 - Logan Movie Review & More

Team POPX breaks down the newest in the X-men / Wolverine franchise with the climactic finale. Putting an end to iconic roles played by Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart. We will discuss what worked, what didn't and share some insightful hidden nuggets from the film.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Episode 50 - Origin Stories : History of Comics in Pop Culture Part 5 - The Modern Age

In the series finale of the "History of Comics in Pop Culture," Team POPX concludes their 5-part series with a look into the current modern age of comics. From the growth of indie comics, to comics making their way into film and television shows, the current age and pop culture is closely impacted by the influence of comics written in the 80's, 90's and 2000's era of comic book canon. From the rise to of The Walking Dead, to Todd McFarlane's Spawn, to Alan Moore's The Watchmen and Frank Miller's Sin City - film and comics are closely woven together.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Episode 49 - Origin Stories : Swamp Thing & Man-Thing

In this "Origin Stories" special, we unravel the mysteries of both Marvel and DC Comic's creatures of the swamp, and which one came first. We talk about their superpowers and abilities, and break down their roles in story line arcs from their comic book legacies.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Episode 48 - The Most Beloved Couples From Comic Books

In honor of Valentine's Day, POPX uncovers some of our most beloved romances and couples from both DC and Marvel comics. Some you may know, but others you may not know about. Love is in the air, so join us as we get nerdy and romantic all at the same time.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Episode 47 - POPX’s Top 10 80’s & 90’s Television Show Rewind

Step back into 80's time capsule as Team POPX rewinds our Top 10 80's Television Shows from our youth. A nostalgic and retrospective glance at some of the favorite sitcoms, dramas and action shows that captivated our minds in the best decade that ever will was or will be, the 80's and 90's.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Episode 46 - POPX Celebrates One Year of Podcasting & More

It's official, POPX is officially one year old this week. Join Team POPX as we reflect on one year of podcasting, geeky movies, comics and great retrospective about the culture in which we live in. You never know who will show up for this special celabratory show, so be sure to tune in, subscribe and Getcha Geek On!

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Episode 45 - Origin Stories - Mister Sinister & X-men's Cable

This week, Origin Stories continues with it's X-men conversations about the super villain Mister Sinister and his possible ties in future upcoming X-men films. We also talk about the hero anti-hero that is Cable, who is rumored to be appearing in the upcoming Deadpool 2 film in 2018. We discuss both characters origin stories and their tie-in to the X-men universe.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Episode 44 - Hot New Video Games and Upcoming Consoles

We talk about some of the latest upcoming video games approaching 2017, including Resident Evil 7, Spiderman on PS4, and Super Mario Odyssey. We also discuss mobile gaming markets and new platforms like the Nintendo Switch.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Episode 43 - The Walking Dead & CW Superhero Catch Up Show

Team POPX rewinds from some of this hottest shows and their epic and awesome mid-season finales, we catch our listeners up on all things The Walking Dead, along with CW's Superhero Crossover event. We also discuss each show's mid-season finale from Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl and DC's Legends of Tomorrow.