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Four years to the day that the last episode was released, the guys come out of their dust-filled exile in the cosmos to give their thoughts on the second half of the Phase Three MCU Infinity Saga! How does Endgame serve to finish the main heroes plot lines? How much did Captain Marvel influence their viewing experiences? What are the politics of th…
 
The time has finally come! The gang reviews the culmination of the MCU/Iron Man 7/Gamora 4/Nick Fury 12/insert your own sequel pun here, and discuss the actions of Thanos, the fate of the heroes, the inclusion of the Guardians and Spider-Man, the best of the online memes, and how the story compares to the Infinity series of Marvel Comics! Will the …
 
A cultural event fifty-two years in the making, Black Panther wowed audiences and shattered box office records in its opening President's Day weekend. What do the guys think about it? Well this time it's not just the guys, as newcomer Jan gives her voice to topics included in the film's discussion such as the many powerful black female characters, …
 
The culmination of the DC Extended Universe has arrived, and the CBFR gang is here to give their thoughts! Justice League will go down as one of the more notorious film productions in comic book movie history, with it's myriad of behind-the-scenes issues leading up to its release, so how did that affect the viewing experiences of our hosts? Does th…
 
The Kingsmen are back, and Don and Josh duke it out in discussing the sequel's flaws and virtues. Does the wiping out of the previous film's character add to the film or detract from it? What do the guys make of the Statesmen? How screwed up is the American government (in this film)? All this plus more comparisons to James Bond, tangents galore, an…
 
A stop-gap between regular episodes, Donovan invites writer Noah Berlatsky onto the podcast to discuss Professor Marston and the Wonder Women. The two men go over the historical accuracy of the film, how it achieved the spirit of the Marston Wonder Woman comics, the queer themes of the story, The weirdness and racism of the original comics, and whe…
 
For the first time ever, the gang is left completely befuddled by the film of the month! Atomic Blonde, the film adaptation of the Oni Press Graphic Novel The Coldest City, sees Charlize Theron as an MI6 agent investigating Berlin during the eve of the Berlin Wall falling. That's about as much as the guys can ascertain, as questions of loyalty, cha…
 
After years of watching and discussing plenty of uncharted territory, the guys roll up their sleeves and dive into the once character that they definitively claim to be experts on: Spider-Man! The Web-Slinger's first true return to Marvel in its Cinematic Universe is under the microscope as Don, Bertone and Crazy Chris put on their fanboy hats and …
 
Strap in and prepare for Warp Drive as the guys discuss the sequel to their second episode. Guardians of the Galaxy vol.2 gets discussed by everyone who enjoyed it, and Donovan! He, Chris and Josh talk about their ignorance of the source material, how the sequel compares to the first film, favorite lines and moments and the film's irreverent tone! …
 
What constitutes a classic? How do you view things through the perspective of shifts in time? Do people give passes on a film unjustifiably because of its legacy? That's what's at stake here in this title match of an episode, as its Crazy Chris vs. Donovan Grant in the case for Superman: The Movie! Is the film a truly great movie that survives the …
 
What defines a superhero film? Do the constraints of the Comic Book Movie genre inhibit great storytelling? That's one of the queries that challenges the gang as Stella leads the charge into discussing the final appearance of Hugh Jackman as Wolverine in Logan. Is this the best X-film/Wolverine film? Does its bleak tone work against it? How does th…
 
Don brings to the table a notable entry in the history of comic book film adaptations: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Originally meant to be reviewed back in 2014, what does he and Chris think of it now? How does Stella take to the film's video game aesthetics having not read the source material? Are the characters likeable, and if not do the perform…
 
Stella, Chris and Don join their magic skulls together and rap about the 1996 Billy Zane bonanza The Phantom! One of comic's oldest icons, how does the Ghost Who Walks fare in mid-90s comic movie translation? What sets this film apart from other pulp adaptations at the time it was released? What psychological trauma did Chris and Stella suffer at t…
 
Don your floating cape and dive into a world of unimaginable madness as the gang reviews the second Phase Three Marvel Cinematic Universe movie Doctor Strange! What does the gang make of Benedict Cumberbatch as the (not quite) Sorcerer Supreme? What do they make of Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One? Can this film break the curse of bad Marvel love i…
 
Donovan leads this month in what might be the most gushing love fest episode to date! He, Chris and Stella return to their childhoods and review Batman: Mask of the Phantasm, recalling their history with Batman: the Animated Series and when they first watched the theatrical film. In this critically acclaimed one-off story, what are the few things t…
 
Chris invites us on a journey back to both 2009 and 1985 where "Watchmen" hit both the comic reading world and the comic book movie viewing world! The third in the Zack Snyder series of reviews for the show, how does this "R" rated adaptation strike the gang? Which of the three saw the film before reading the source material? Which actors did the b…
 
Returning after a busy month's absence, Stella brings the show back with a bang in heading up the discussion on "Suicide Squad"! The second of the DCEU 2016 films to be received poorly by the masses, how did the Revue gang take to a film lead entirely by bad guys? Did Stella's coverage of the original comic series written by John Ostrander and Kim …
 
S-s-s-s-SMOKIN'! It's another blast from the past as the Revue crew return to the 90s and talk about the 1994 Jim Carrey hit based on the Dark Horse Comic series. Which of the panel still likes the film and which one don't? The answer won't surprise, but what might are the list of random actors seen in other things, which Doctor Who most resembles …
 
CHOOSE A SIDE! The gang joins in talking about the hottest comic book movie of the month based on the Marvel Comics miniseries of which they all have good/bad memories! Civil War sees the introduction of the Black Panther, the introduction of Spider-Man into the MCU, the return of the Winter Soldier plot from the previous Cap film, all while juggli…
 
The World's Finest grudge match has hit theaters and the Comic Book Film Revue has more than a few things to say about this much talked about movie! Don's not happy in the least, but what does Stella think? Chris doesn't think much of superhero films catering to kid audiences, but Josh has a different opinion due to his day job. Is the gang united …
 
Ghost World, the 2001 film adaptation of the 1990s comic series by writer/artist Daniel Clowes, gives the CBFR gang their biggest challenge yet in that it's unlike anything they've come up against before! The four dive into a world of existential crisis, 50s diners, art classes and Adult shops and come out with varying opinions of the movie centeri…
 
The Merc with the Mouth gets his due in this month's episode headed up by Stella! She leads the gang in a discussion of expectations for the film during it's lead-up, background familiarity with the source material, thoughts on the film's love story and villains, and hopes for the hopeful sequel! Was everyone amused by Deadpool charms, or did some …
 
The CBFR gang is back, and for the first review of 2016 Chris leads the team in discussing the debatable 2013 Marvel Phase Two opener Iron Man 3! Lots of meaty talk is had going from topics including Stark's characterization throughout the film, characters new and old, the film's tone and most expectantly the Mandarin! Does this movie finish off To…
 
Throwing a curve-ball at the Revue panelists for the Winter of 2015, Josh leads up talk on the latest entry in a long running and classic franchise: The Peanuts Movie! How will the gang tackle a film that doesn't involve gaudy costumes, violence or general inhumanity? What's the background in getting this film made and was it against the late Charl…
 
In a world of prejudice and uncertainty, you have to be careful who to trust...so trust the Comic Book Film Revue! Join Don as he leads the trio of himself, Chris and Stella on a journey back in time to the year 2000 where superhero films were on the verge of a renaissance and the X-Men franchise was only just beginning! Reviewing the first of a lo…
 
PREPARE FOR GLORY!!! STAVING OFF DEATH FROM A DEADLY VIRUS, STELLA LEADS HER TROOPS INTO THE PAST DURING THE BATTLE OF THERMOPYLAE TO DISCUSS THE 2007 ZACK SNYDER HIT 300! JOURNEYING BACK INTO THE BRAIN OF FRANK MILLER, HOW DOES THIS MEMORABLE FILM STAND THE TEST OF TIME?! IS THE DELIBERATE "EPIC" NATURE OF THE MOVIE RIDICULOUS OR PERFECTLY APPROPR…
 
After a critical mauling and utter failure to perform at the Box Office, Josh Trank's Fantastic Four has one more gauntlet to endure before it is quietly lost in the annals of history...being discussed on the Comic Book Film Revue! The Fantabulous Foursome of Josh, Stella, Chris and Donovan have much to say to both the film and the online community…
 
The second of three Marvel Comis based films in the summer of 2015, Ant-Man marks the culmination of a long process that involved the coming and going of one Edgar Wright as well as additions in the names of Michael Douglas and Paul Rudd. How does the finished product come together for the Comic Book Film Revue? The gang has a number of things they…
 
Flashing back nearly 25 years ago, Batman Returns remains to be a hot plate of contention amongst Batman fans. How can Josh and Don reconcile their differences of opinions on the movie and still remain friends? Along for the ride are Chris and Stella, who help mediate between the two and come to a final conclusion for the end of the Tim Burton Batm…
 
The summer movie (and review) season is in full swing with the coming of Avengers: Age of Ultron! Stella leads the charge as she and the guys talk crowded casts, surprising plot twists, favorite moments, comparisons to the comics, and hopes for the future! Bringing you the best in comic book movie analysis, this is one you cannot miss!…
 
Fresh off the release of the Netflix Marvel series, The gang tackle the much maligned 2003 Daredevil film starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. A favorite character amongst some of the panel, how does this initial shot succeed or fail in bringing the Devil of Hell's Kitchen to life? Was the casting the downfall of the film? Does the Director's …
 
Join the gang this month for an undercover mission reviewing a film from the mind of Mark Millar! Kingsman: The Secret Service is another in the Millar/Matthew Vaughn canon, so how does it compare with what the gang of Chris, Stella, Josh and Don are familiar with? Is the film a fun romp or a ridiculous cartoon? Do scenes of violent murders in a ch…
 
The panel has their most combative discussion yet as line are drawn and sides are taken for and against the 1990 Warren Beatty labor of love Dick Tracy! Is this a charming movie or a piece of utter filth? Does the acting make up for the characters, or does everyone involved embarass themselves severely? How faithful is the movie to the source mater…
 
Crazy Chris leads the charge for a group drubbing of 2004's "Catwoman" starring Halle Berry. The gang can nary say a positive thing about this particular film, but they're not frothing at the mouth with rage as one might expect! Listen to more tales from the past as one panelist describes bringing a date to the film, another sees how many cat-puns …
 
THIS EPISODE HAS IT ALL! Reviewing "The Punisher" starring Thomas Jane, the gang of Stella, Chris, Josh and Don run the gamut of things to bring up, debate, discuss, agree and disagree on, all while going back ten years to talk about this seemingly forgotten Marvel movie! Topics range from the differences between the Punisher comics and the film, t…
 
BOACIOUS! BOSSANOVA! GNARLY! Travel back 24 years to when the panel was young, and so was the Ninja Turtles popularity! This month sees the hosts struggle to put aside their childhood nostalgia and determine if the original TMNT movie holds up after all this time. Which of the gang sees the film in a positive light and which sees it in a negative l…
 
Part 2 has the panel discuss Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For. How does it differ from the original...if at all? Which film is better? What are the best stories? The four hosts both agree and disagree, and next month's film is chosen for October. Load up your gun and get revenge!!!, er--I mean, get to downloading!…
 
It's September, and we all know what that means...Sin City month! In the first of a two part review, the gang discuss what some might say is Frank Miller's most indulgent piece, covering the 2005 film "Sin City" directed by Robert Rodriguez. How does this compare to other Miller works that the panel has read? Which stories were the best and which w…
 
The Comic Book Film Revue is back! This month the gang reviews the new Marvel Studios space romp Guardians of the Galaxy! With half of the panel split in terms of familiarity with the source material, topics include which character differs from the comic and which don't, who's run on the book influence the film more, Abnett and Lanning's or Bendis'…
 
Welcome to the Comic Book Film Revue! A podcast dedicated to covering various comic book inspired movies of all kinds! In this inaugural episode, the panel of Kevin, Josh, Ashley, Chris and Donovan discuss the 2014 film X-Men: Days of Future Past! Topics hit up include their varying opinions on the X-Franchise as a whole, comparisons to the origina…
 
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