Are they excellent scifi comedies, disposable popcorn flicks, or a threat to all life on this planet? Annaliese Trammel, Chris Bailey (aka Charlton Hero), and Michael May drill deep into the first three Men in Black movies as well as the comics (thanks to Chris!). They talk about what works, what doesn't, and what it [...]
Inspired by the upcoming Godzilla movie, Michael May invites Chad Young, Jeff Somogyi, and Evan Hanson to recast giant monsters and giant robots in other genres. The conversation occasionally runs off-topic like a giant lizard in downtown Tokyo, rampaging through eBay, stadium seating, summer camp counseling, and Blue Apron chase variants, but ultimately our fearless team is [...]
With the new Shazam! movie fresh in theaters, Michael May, Evan Hanson, and Paxton Holley go back to 1941 to talk about the Big Red Cheese's first movie appearance. It's a deep dive into the classic movie serial as well as discussions of comics, the '70s TV show, and expectations for the new film.
Disney loves making live-action versions of its cartoon library, but how many of them are actually good? Geek Kay and Christian Nielsen join Michael May to talk about the phenomenon and also figure out how they'd approach remaking Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Hercules, The Three Caballeros, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Shawn Robare, Evan Hanson, and Michael May unpack Unbreakable, sift through Split, and get into Glass. They also converse on the career of M Night Shyamalan, wondering if one of us has made a gross error and wasted the other person's valuable time.
Evan Hanson, Jay Ryan, Paxton Holley, and Michael May hang out in the sinister Bats Cave, talking about the first screen appearance of the Dark Knight in the 1943 serial, Batman. There are thrills and there are shudders, but mostly there’s a lot of laughter as the panel spelunks deep into the Caped Crusader’s history.
It's an all-Mike episode when Michael DiGiovanni, Mike Downs, Mike Westfall, and Michael May discuss their favorite pop culture Mikes, then drop said characters onto a Battle-Royale-style island to fight to the death. Who is the ultimate Mike? Only one way to find out!
While CT, Pax, and Jeeg are off saving the world, the Fourth Chair Army steps in to fill your podcast feed. This time, Evan Hanson, William Bruce West, Rob Graham, and Michael May take a good, long look at the first season of The Dukes of Hazzard, trying to figure out what holds up and what [...]
While CT, Pax, and Jeeg are off saving the world, the Fourth Chair Army steps in to fill your podcast feed. In this episode, FCA members Michael May, Liz Twachtman, Mike Westfall, and Evan Hanson each introduce another panelist to something they've never tried before. Listen and see if the newbies are convinced about The [...]
No guys allowed on this extra helping of Nerd Lunch! Following the cue by the Alamo Drafthouse, Nerd Lunch turns the reigns over to some of the ladies of the Fourth Chair Army. Returning guests Stacey Rader and Michelle Houghton, along with new guest Liz Twachtman, form the official Nerd Lunch review panel of Wonder [...]