Episode 121: Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier

This week, Gavia and Morgan celebrate the fifth anniversary of one of Marvel's best films and their own personal favorite, Captain America: The Winter Soldier. They dissect its political commentary, its sensitive treatment of its central characters, assess its place in the larger MCU, and reminisce about the glory days of Captain America fandom c. spring 2014.

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Episode 118: Captain Marvel

This week, Morgan and Gavia weigh the merits (or lack thereof?) of Marvel Studios' first woman-led film, Captain Marvel. They evaluate it against other Marvel origin stories, critique its use of amnesia as a plot device, appreciate performances from Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn, and more.

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Episode 77: Black Panther

This week, Gavia and Morgan discuss Marvel's latest hit, the record-breaking Black Panther. Topics include the film's thrilling visuals, its departure from traditional superhero storytelling, its excellent women, and... The Lion King?

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Episode 68: Justice League

This week, Gavia reports back from DC's disappointing mega-blockbuster Justice League. Morgan refused to see this film on principle, so Gav gives a full report on the film's aesthetic mediocrity, the unfortunate effects of all that reshooting, and what on earth is going on with Ben Affleck.

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Episode 51: Spider-Man: Homecoming

This week, Gavia and Morgan discuss the latest reboot of Spider-Man, Spider-Man: Homecoming. Topics discussed include, but are not limited to, the film's refreshing teen spirit, Peter's similarities to Miles Morales, Tom Holland's boundless charm, and how it fits into the greater MCU and the superhero landscape as a whole.

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Episode 28: Doctor Strange

This week, Gavia and Morgan take a look at Marvel's latest hit, the Benedict Cumberbatch-fronted Doctor Strange. Why is this movie so critically acclaimed? Will Hollywood ever stop making movies about arrogant genius white men? And what's up with all the racism?

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Episode 7: Captain America: Civil War

Morgan and Gavia have it out over Captain America: Civil War, which Gav enjoyed very much and Morgan hated. Who will come out on top? Is it possible to win an argument about a movie? You'll just have to listen to find out. Topics discussed include but are not limited to: narrative issues, Black Panther and character cross-promotion, and Marvel's most incredible "no homo" moment yet.

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Episode 3: Black Panther

Gavia and Morgan discuss Ta-Nehisi Coates' new Black Panther comic, delve into the history of the character, and speculate speciously on the character's potential role in Captain America: Civil War before going deep on what (doesn't) make a Marvel director, and how Creed's Ryan Coogler might break the mold.

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