Episode 84: Golly! The Gang Discusses ‘Shazam!’ and the Movies of 1999 with Author Brian Raftery

Episode 84

12th April 2019

Shaaazaaam! The gang discusses the brand new entry into the DCU along with author Brian Raftery. They dissect the portrayal of superheroes on screen, and how there is little deviation from the stereotypical superhero body archetype. Plus, the crew talks about movies of 1999 and Brian’s new book Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen. And, as always, we’ve got staff picks.

Episode notes

Shazam!

Shaaazaaam! The gang discusses the brand new entry into the DCEU with special guest, author Brian Raftery. They dissect the portrayal of superheroes on screen, and discuss how there is little deviation from the stereotypical superhero body archetype. Plus, the crew talks about the movies of 1999 and Brian’s new book, Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen. And, as always, we’ve got staff picks.

In news, the producer for the Aretha Franklin documentary, Amazing Grace, did not get paid a dime for years of work, Sam Mendes is shooting his new WWI film all in one shot, and Francis Ford Coppola gets ready to make his new movie, Megalopolis.

Staff Picks:

Alonso – 3 Faces
Drea – Victoria
April – The Tin Drum
Brian – Diane

With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, April Wolfe, and Brian Raftery.

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  • Brian Raftery

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