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Deadpool 2 

Josh from the Victims and Villains podcast stops by once again to chat all about Deadpool 2 with Thomas. Is this irreverent sequel as good as the first? Or does fall it flat? The guys also discuss giving other people second chances, suicide, living with pain, and much more!

Deadpool

Josh Burkey from the Victims and Villains podcast joins Thomas this week to talk about the 2016 smash hit Deadpool. The film took audiences by surprise in 2016 when it grossed over $700 million worldwide at the box office, but is this film really that good? Along with discussing the merits of the flick, they debate whether or not the film needed to be R rated and if the characters vulgarity is true to the comics. This episode also gets a bit deep as both guys share some personal struggles in their own life and how the film addresses issues like shame, love, self-acceptance, finding happiness in dark times, and much more!

Avengers Infinity War Part 2

Avengers Infinity War continues to dominate the box office and this week our coverage of the film continues! Moriya Bradley joins the show to discuss her thoughts about the film. We also dive into some of the deeper themes of the film. Make sure to tune in for more discussions about Avengers Infinity War!

Avengers Infinity War

Avengers Infinity War is finally here! This week on the show we are breaking down our thoughts from the latest entry into the MCU and whether or not it was worth the wait! This episode does contain spoilers as we dive into the details of the biggest superhero film of all time!

Top 10 Best Moments in the MCU

As we finish up our countdown to Avengers Infinity War this week we are discussing the top 10 best moments in the MCU. Matt Olsen joins the show as we discuss our own individual favorite moments from the MCU! After listening make sure to reach out to us and let us know what your favorite moments from the MCU are!

Captain America Civil War

The countdown to Avengers Infinity War continues with our discussion about Captain America Civil War. This week Matt Olsen and Jacob Miller join Thomas to discuss why this is such an important film in the MCU and also why it’s one of the best superhero movies of all time! There’s a lot to discuss and unpack in this one so make sure to listen to the episode to find out all our thoughts!

Avengers Age of Ultron

This week we are venturing back to 2015 when the Avengers returned in their second installment, Age of Ultron! Special guests Colton Braizer and Josh Burkey join Thomas to talk about whether or not this sequel is a worthy inclusion in the ever-expanding filmography of the MCU. Along with that, we discuss some of the themes of creating the things we fear, trying to control potential threats, accepting humanity as it is, and much more!

Guardians of the Galaxy

The countdown to Avengers Infinity War continues as Matt Olsen joins Thomas Olsen to discuss Guardians of the Galaxy! We discuss why this movie is one of the most re-watchable films in the MCU, the fantastic characters, and much more. Along with that we discuss the themes of family, being part of a community, and standing up for something bigger than yourself.

Captain America The Winter Soldier

The countdown continues to Avengers Infinity War, and this week Jake Dietz from the Geeky Mormon joins Thomas to talk about Captain America The Winter Soldier! Join in the conversation as they discuss reasons why this is one of the best superhero films of all time, the incredible action, the fantastic characters, and much more! Along with that they also discuss the themes of security vs. freedom, finding good friends, and staying true to your values.

Avengers

This week on the show the countdown to Avengers Infinity War continues with a discussion about the mega-hit from 2012, The Avengers! Matt Olsen joins the show to talk with Thomas about why this movie was such a big hit and why audience members from all over the world fell in love with the Avengers. Along with that, we discuss how the story of teamwork and standing up to bullies is an important story that we can all relate to!

Captain America The First Avenger

Our countdown to Avengers Infinity War continues this week as we discuss Captain America The First Avenger! Two new guests, Kyle Belback and Matthew Malecki, join in to discuss why the star-spangled bannerman with a plan is one of the most is one of the most heroic and inspiring superhero films in the whole Marvel Cinematic Universe!

Iron Man

This week on the show we are kicking off our countdown to Marvel Studios Avengers Infinity War by discussing the one that started it all, Iron Man! Dallin Curtis and Tim Champlin join Thomas to discuss why Iron Man is such an important film for the MCU. We also gush over Robert Downey’s performance, debate the so-called Marvel villain problem, examine Tony Stark’s inspiring journey, and much more! Also, make sure to stay to the end to hear more about the brand new Batman rating system, the new way to rate superhero films!

Batman (1989)

This week we are turning back time to talk about one of the biggest superhero films of all time, Tim Burton’s Batman! Lisa from I Love That Movie podcast stops by to share some memories of this film and talk about whether this is actually a great Batman film or if it was just a cultural phenomenon. We also discuss the idea of both Batman and the Joker being disturbed freaks. After listening to this episode make sure to listen to Lisa’s podcast at the link below!  I Love That Movie

Black Panther

This past weekend Black Panther took the world by storm and we are here to talk about all details! Matt Olsen, Jacob Miller, and Justin Lozada come by to talk with Thomas about the movie that everyone is talking about. Along with sharing our thoughts on the film we also talk about the cultural and social significance of the movie. We finish the episode with our usual thoughts about what we found inspiring about the movie. Be sure to listen and then let us you know what you thought of the movie!

Interview: Mark Hughes-Why Superheroes are Important

We’ve got a special bonus episode for you this week! Mark Hughes from Forbes stops by to chat with Thomas about why superheroes are important! This is a conversation that should not be missed as we discuss the real world implication of these heroes and how they can inspire us for good. We also chat a bit about what we think are some of the best superhero films! To keep up with Mark you can do so at the links below:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCndoVSG1AYiAmqa25EhlCVA

https://www.forbes.com/sites/markhughes/#2abfd9bc70bb

Interview: Brendan Low-Why Superheroes are Important

This week I am continuing my chats with fans about why superheroes are important. From the great state of Queensland Australia Brendan Low, from the Knight Light Podcast, stops by to share some of his thoughts about why superheroes are important! We specifically get into talking about the Dark Knight and also have a great chat about one of the more scorned Batman films, Batman Forever. After listening to this episode make sure to check out Brendan’s podcast https://theknightlight.podbean.com/. Also stay tuned for next weeks episode when we discuss the newest entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Black Panther!

Interview: Why Superheroes are Important with Jake Dietz

This is the first in a new series of interviews that I will be doing with superhero fans from all over the world! In each of these interviews, we will be discussing why Superheroes are so important! This week I am sitting down with fellow nerd Jake Dietz to talk about this subject. Along with that, we talk about some of his favorite superhero movies, moments, and how to respond to some of the negative aspects of being a fan. If you want to check out more of Jake’s work you can do so at http://thegeekymormon.com/.

Looking Back at Heath Ledger’s Joker

10 years ago we lost the great Heath Ledger to a tragic death. Before passing, fans all over the world were anxiously waiting to see his portrayal as the Joker in Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated The Dark Knight.Now his performance is regarded as one of the greatest depictions of a villain in all of film and this week we want to spend a few minutes honoring his performance and sharing some memories. Make sure to tune in as Matt and Myke Olsen join the show to talk about the legendary Heath Ledger!

Stranger Things 2

While it’s technically not a superhero film, Stranger Things 2 is a show filled with pop culture references that it became almost necessary that we discuss it on this show! Myke Olsen returns to the show and Matt Loper joins for the first time to talk about all the creepy things happening to the Hopper, Joyce, Eleven, and the boys in Hawkins Indiana! Along with discussing the details of the show we also discuss the importance of being yourself, friendship, not waiting for others to solve your problems and much more!

Why Superheroes Inspire Me

This week we aren’t talking about a specific movie and there are no guests. It just me, Thomas, sharing a little bit about why I started this podcast and why I love superheroes. Along with sharing why superheroes are so important to me I also express my gratitude to all the listeners and how you can become a guest on the show!

Superhero Awards 2017

On the first episode of 2018, we are going back and looking at all the Superhero films of 2017. This past year was one of the best years for superhero films and we wanted to honor that by looking at all the great films we got this year. Here are some of the awards that we give out and discuss in the first ever Superhero Moviecast awards: best actor, best actress, best fight scene, most inspiring moment, best film, and much more! Matt Olsen, Moriya Porter, and Colton Brazier join in to help determine which nominees take home the awards. We finish up the episode by talking about which superhero film coming out in 2018!

Star Wars The Last Jedi Part 2

There was just so much to talk about that this week we are doing round 2 of Star Wars The Last Jedi! This week Moriya Bradley returns and new guest Tyson Oliver joins the show. While on last week’s episode we all gushed over the Last Jedi, this week we are getting a better representation of what the movie’s fan response has been. Some have hated it, others are mixed on, and then some love it. This week you will get a little bit of it all as we talk more about The Last Jedi.

Star Wars The Last Jedi

It’s finally here! Spoiler talk for Star Wars The Last Jedi! In this episode, Matt Olsen, Colton Braizer, and Marianne Nicoll join Thomas to dive deep into The Last Jedi. While its getting rave reviews from critics, fans seem to have mixed thoughts about it. Some love it, others hate it, and a lot are somewhere in-between. Listen to find out where we all stand with it. Along with discussing the movie itself we also talk extensively about the film’s inspiring themes such as failure, fighting for the things we love, showing love to others in need, embracing who we are despite our backgrounds, and much more! Thanks for listening! If you like what you heard leave us a review, share it with a friend, or come find us on social media!

Star Wars The Last Jedi Spoiler Free

Star Wars The Last Jedi is finally here! Matt and Thomas share their spoiler-free reactions immediately after seeing the movie. There are also two guest appearances by Jacob Miller and Colton Braizer. What did they all think of it? Did it live up to all the hype? Is a worthy addition to the Star Wars universe? Or was a big misstep? They answer all these questions without spoiling the movie for you!

Star Wars The Force Awakens

As we are now days away from Star Wars The Last Jedi we are going back to talk about the previous entry in the Star Wars Universe, The Force Awakens. Matt Olsen, Myke Olsen, and Colton Braizer are here to talk Star Wars. We discuss why we love Star Wars, is this movie really a rip off A New Hope, Rey’s journey, our hope for the Last Jedi, and much more. Tune in to listen and remember to leave us a review and subscribe to the show!

Top 10 Best Star Wars Moments

We are now less than two weeks away from Star Wars The Last Jedi! While we anxiously await it’s release this week we are going back and talking about our favorite Star Wars moments! Matt and Myke Olsen join the show as we count down what we think are the greatest moments in the Star Wars films. Make sure to tune in to find which moments we think are the best. What are some of your favorite Star Wars moments?

Justice League

The Justice League has finally been assembled on the big screen, but is it everything that we hoped it would be? Matt Olsen joins us as we discuss the long-anticipated team-up between Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg, The Flash, and maybe Superman? We chat about all the characters, major plot points, what worked and what maybe didn’t, and of course, we talk about what we found inspiring about this movie. Check out the episode and let us know what you thought about Justice League!

Justice League Reaction (Spoiler free)

Justice League hits theaters everywhere this weekend, but Thomas was able to see an early screening of it! In this episode, he shares his spoiler-free reaction just minutes after seeing the film. Check out this short episode to hear what he thought about the movie and if it’s worth your time! There are no spoilers in this discussion so make sure to tune in to hear what he thought before you check out the movie this weekend!

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

This week we are continuing our countdown to Justice League by talking about the most controversial superhero film ever by talking about Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Thomas is joined this week by returning guests, Matt Olsen, Myke Olsen, and Colton Braizer. Is BVS a total disaster like many fans claim it to be? Or is a misunderstood epic with a powerful message? Make sure to listen to find out what we all think about this controversial and ambitious superhero film!

Thor Ragnarok

It’s finally here! Thor Ragnarok has hit theaters all over the world and it’s already becoming a huge box office success. This week on the show, Thomas is joined by Matt Olsen, Moriya Bradley, and Justin Hodgkinson to discuss all the details about Thor Ragnarok. The director, Taika Waititi, brings a unique sense of humor to the Thor franchise, but is his humor and filmmaking style what Thor needs? Make sure to listen to find out what we all think. Along with that, we discuss each of the new characters and some of the inspiring themes this movie has to offer!

Man of Steel

This week we are heading back into the world of DC as Justice League quickly approaches to talk about the very much debated film Man of SteelMan of Steel is one of the most divisive superhero movies to ever be released. It seems that most people either hate it or love it! Make sure to listen to find out what we think about it. This is one jam-packed episode as Thomas is joined by returning guests Jacob Miller and Matt Olsen and also new guest to the show Colton Brazier. We unpack the many controversial moments, the new take on Clark Kent, the documentary style filmmaking, and much more. Along with that, we discuss the themes of hope, free will, finding your place in the world, and others in this epic episode dedicated to Zack Synder’s Man of Steel!

Thor The Dark World

Our countdown to Thor Ragnarok continues this week as we go back and talk about the 2nd installment of the Thor franchise, Thor The Dark World. Matt Olsen and Moria Bradley are back to help Thomas talk about this film. Many fans consider this be one of the worst films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but is that assessment true? Check out the episode to hear what we thought about it! We also get into the themes of blame, pursuing the things you love, and more! Make sure to subscribe to the show and leave us a review!

Star Wars the Last Jedi Trailer Talk

We’ve got a special bonus episode for you all this week! In this episode, Matt Olsen and Moriya Bradley join Thomas to talk about the newest trailer for Star Wars The Last Jedi, which hit’s theater December 15. We geek out over the trailer and talk about some of the compelling questions this trailer leaves us with. Along with that we also share our favorite moments, things we are looking forward to, and much more!

Thor

With Thor Ragnork being release in the upcoming weeks we are going back to where this franchise began with the 2011 film Thor. On this episode, Thomas is joined by returning guest Matt Olsen, and new and up and coming film critic Dallin Curtis. We get into why we think Thor is an underrated gem in the MCU and why this small-scale adventure movie works so great as a family drama and action comedy. Along with that, we talk about Thor’s journey to humility, Loki’s jealousy, finding other people’s purpose, Odin’s parenting style, and much more! Make sure to subscribe and leave a review!

Ant-Man

This week Thomas is joined by Moriya Bradley once again and newcomer to the show Justin Hodgkinson to talk about the 2015 film Ant-Man! We share our thoughts on whether or not this flick was a worthy entry into the Marvel Cinematic universe, does the humor still work, the pint-sized action, and much more. Along with that we also discuss some of the themes of father-daughter relationships, redemption, finding good mentors, and more.

Kingsman The Golden Circle

The Kingsman are back and this time they are teaming up with their American cousins, the Statesman, but does the Golden Circle live up to its predecessor or does fall into typical sequelitis? Check out the newest episode of Superhero MovieCast to find out what we thought of it. Along with that we also talk about some of the controversial scenes of the movie and also it’s interesting subplot on the war on drugs.

Celebrating 25 Years of Batman the Animated Series!

25 years ago the world was introduced to one of the greatest TV shows of all time, Batman The Animated Series. This week on the Superhero MovieCast we are celebrating this fantastic show with guests Matt and Myke Olsen, by talking about our first memories of the series, why it’s still a great show 25 years later, and we also dive into more detail about 3 of the best episodes of the series, Joker’s Favor, Perchance to Dream, and Almost Got’Im. Along with talking about why we think this show is still worth your time we also get into some great conversations about some of the fantastic themes from these 3 episodes. Thanks for tuning into the Superhero MovieCast podcast and if you enjoy this show make sure to tell your friends about it!

Batman and Harley Quinn

This week on the Superhero MovieCast, Justin Lozada joins us to talk about the newest animated DC film Batman and Harley Quinn. Is this animated film worth your time? Are there any worthwhile messages? Does it do justice to the characters Batman and Harley Quinn? Along with diving into this film, we also talk the greater animated DC universe and reminisce about the summer movie season of 1997. After listening make sure to tell us what you think of the show by leaving a review!

Logan

The Superhero Movie Cast crew is back talking about the critically acclaimed movie, Logan! Matt Olsen and Jacob Miller are back to share their thoughts about the film and whether or not it is a proper send off to Hugh Jackman. Along with discussing the film itself we also discuss whether or not Logan was able to live an honorable life, battling the demons within us, and much more

Brigsby Bear

On the latest episode of the Superhero MovieCast we are talking about a movie that many people probably have never heard of, Brigsby Bear. While it’s technically not a superhero film it does address why we love superheroes and characters that take us to other worlds. We felt it contained enough superhero elements that it was worth to talk about! This week we are joined once again by Matt Olsen and first-time guest Myke Olsen. 

The movie is a story about a guy named James who loves the TV show Brisgby Bear, and then one day the show ends unexpectedly. He then decides to make a movie to finish the story. It starts Kyle Mooney, Mark Hamill, Greg Kinnear, Claire Danes, and much more. We discuss why this movie deserves to be talked about on this show, the joys of being a fan, setting healthy boundaries with others, exploring your passions, and much more.

Wonder Woman

This week we are talking about the biggest movie of the summer, Wonder Woman! Grady Kerr and Moriya Bradley join us to break down Wonder Woman and discuss whether or not it lives up to all the hype. Along with that, we talk about the themes of compassion, kindness, standing up for others, and many others.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

This week Thomas, your host, is joined by two cool dude Jacob Miller and Matt Olsen to break down Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2! We dive in and discuss whether or not this band of misfit characters works the second time around. Along with that, we get into some of the important themes such as families, fathers, and self-acceptance!

Spider-Man Homecoming

This is the first episode of the Superhero MovieCast! Your host, Thomas Olsen, is joined this week by Grady Kerr to discuss the newest edition the MCU, Spider-Man Homecoming! In this first episode, Grady and I dive into great detail about the wall crawler’s newest adventure. Along with reviewing the film we also discuss some of the inspiring themes that the movie has to offer.