Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Episode 136 - Spider-Man: No Way Home Discussion + The Snowman on Retro Rewind

It's here! After much anticipation, hype and mystery surrounding the newest addition the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we get the most anticipated superhero film since Avengers Endgame. How much of the hype, rumors and cameos are true? How was the marketing of the film handled to cover up some of the film's shock and awe moments? Let's chime in on future connections, the future of the Sony / Marvel partnership and of course, easter eggs. On this Retro Rewind, we turn back the clock to 1982 and visit the timeless Christmas classic adapted from the 1978 children's book of the same title, "The Snowman," by Raymond Briggs. Some may not be familiar with this animated short, but by the end this episode you will be.

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Episode 135 - Marvel's Hawkeye + National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation on Retro Rewind

Marvel has done it again with yet another installment of it's ongoing MCU storylines with Jeremy Renner reprising his role as the Avenger Hawkeye. We pick up shortly after the events of Avengers Endgame, and get a chance to delve deeper into Hawkeye's past. With new companions and now an apprentice Kate Bishop, Clint must now pick up the pieces of his own life to help to help shoot a few more arrows. We also take a nostalgic look back at 1989's Christmas classic starring Chevy Chase, "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" on this week's Retro Rewind.