In this episode of the Culture Conquistadors Podcast, Charles and James discuss the latest entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain America Civil War. Will this movie divide our heroes? Maybe, but James has called in a ringer, The Toni Sanchez! How will Charles manage to fight off TWO Iron Man fans? Listen in and find out!
In this episode of the Culture Conquistadors Podcast, James and Charles team up to examine the latest entry into the DC Universe, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Has Zack Snyder learned how to portray Superman? Are his action sequences still beautiful? Are there any hidden gems? Listen in and find out!
In this episode of the Culture Conquistadors Podcast, James and Charles begin their annual year in review. Spending well over 400 hours watching films released in 2015, they’ve got plenty to talk about. So in this hour they tackle the dregs of 2015. You can skip watching these films, but you shouldn’t skip this episode.
In this episode of the Culture Conquistadors Podcast, Charles and James tackle three films in up for Oscar consideration. All three are Oscar bait biopics with headliners all around. But out of these films, is there one that is worth seeing? Charles and James debate this and more. Listen in to hear them weigh in.
In this episode of the Culture Conquistadors Podcast, James and Charles talk the biggest movie of the year, Star Wars The Force Awakens. They argue over what it means for JJ Abrams to be leading another treasured Sci-Fi franchise back from wandering in the desert. And is George Lucas really that bad? Listen in and find out!
In this episode of the Culture Conquistadors Podcast, Charles learns that James has never seen a Rocky movie. But this doesn’t discourage Charles, nor does it dampen James’s enjoyment of the latest entry of the Rocky series. How does Creed hold up to the other films in the series? Listen in and find out!
This episode of the Context Sensitive podcast – about how every spy film in a great year of spy films was in conversation with 007 and his upcoming 24th feature, SPECTRE – was in the pipeline long before the Paris attacks. But those attacks radically transformed the context needed to think about Mr. Bond. This episode:
- How the NSA shows up in mainstream entertainment
- So many Bond themes
- Melissa McCarthy showing the men (mostly Statham) how it’s done
- Kingsman’s scathing class critique
- Ilya Kuryakin and the demonized other
- Bridge of Spies and the reality of spycraft
- The wonders of Ilsa Faust
- The murky waters of Sicario
- A cameo appearance from HERCULES MULLIGAN!