Wonder Woman 1984

Gal Gadot’s Diana Prince returns in the long awaited sequel to battle magical forces and the greed of Humanity in Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman 1984. The first film is among the strongest entries in the recent DC comics adaptations and fans have been waiting for a follow-up for quite some time. Unfortunately the pandemic delayed…

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man enters the world of cinematic animation in Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman’s reality hopping Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Audiences have seen a number of versions of Spider-Man since the 2002 Sam Raimi film set the world on fire and elevated interest in the character to a whole new level. We’re on our…

Kneel Before Pod – Wonder Woman

Craig, Angus and Natalie got together to discuss the latest instalment in the DC Expanded Universe; Wonder Woman. There was a massive variation in opinions but the conversation covered the film in detail as well as gender politics in Hollywood and the importance of representation in media. Craig, Angus and Natalie can all be found…

Wonder Woman

DC’s Extended Universe continues on with Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman; the origin story of the character that was introduced in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. There was a lot riding on this film. Other entries in the DC Extended Universe have had a mixed reception and there’s the extra baggage of female led superhero…

Hell or High Water

In truth, I went in to see Hell or High Water with a sense of some trepidation. This movie comes from the pen of Taylor Sheridan, who brought us Sicario last year, a film that promised much, and delivered not much more than sweeping vistas punctuated by not very much else. The question here is…

Kneel Before Pod – Star Trek Beyond

The bridge crew consisting of myself (Craig), Sandy, Angus and Natalie reassembled to complete our discussions of the rebooted Star Trek films by talking about Star Trek Beyond. The review of the film can be found here. Please be advised that there are significant spoilers for the film but the audio does forewarn you of…

Star Trek Beyond

Justin Lin takes the director’s chair from J.J. Abrams to deliver Star Trek Beyond; the third in the alternate reality reboot of Star Trek. Three years ago I walked out of the midnight screening of Star Trek Into Darkness as an angry man. Nobody should be as angry as I was at 2am and I…

Kneel Before Pod – Star Trek Into Darkness

After our discussion of Star Trek (2009) it only made sense to talk about Star Trek Into Darkness. Natalie, Angus, Sandy and myself (Craig) got back together to discuss the divisive sequel and come to some form of consensus on what works and doesn’t work about it. This is the second podcast so all feedback…