The Upside Fans are at almost a full year of Podcasting! Hear them chat about random things before getting into the meat and potatoes of reflecting on their progress thus far! Then, a brief review of 2016! Some favorites and some straggling Fandom Menaces.
No Timecode, No Fuss, No Muss, just a Wrap Up Show!
Thanks so much for all those who have listened thus far and hope you continue to enjoy!
The Upside Fans give their final predictions on Rogue One then get deep as they talk life lessons taught by the Star Wars Saga.
This Week’s Fandom Menace: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
00:05:00 - Jar Jar vs C-3PO
00:08:40 - Is Watto a Terrible Person?
00:15:35 - Pre Rogue One Thoughts
00:33:40 - Life Lessons from Star Wars
00:59:00 - The Fandom Menace
As the holiday season approaches the Upside Fans gets festive by talking their favorite Christmas Traditions and Holiday Movies.
This Week’s Fandom Menace: Krampus (2015)
00:03:00 - Christmas Talk and Traditions
00:16:00 - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Trailer
00:25:40 - MOANA (Brief Review)
00:31:40 - CW Superhero Crossover Review
00:38:00 - Holiday Movies
00:52:00 - The Fandom Menace
Early Mornings and Sleep Depravity catch up to the Upside Fans as they attempt to talk about Harry Potter with questionable results. Also some Non-Spoilery thoughts on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them!
This Week’s Fandom Menace: Goosebumps (2015)
00:02:00 - CW Super Show Talk (Supergirl & The Flash)
00:17:30 - Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts (kinda)
00:43:50 - Fantastic Beasts (NON SPOILERS) Review
00:53:00 - The Fandom Menace
The Upside Fans get ready for Thanksgiving by talking about things they are grateful for in the world of nerds and fandoms. Also, Rob introduces Will to a Football "classic."
This Week’s Fandom Menace: Little Giants (1994)
00:01:00 - Thanksgiving Plans and Ramblings
00:06:40 - KONG: Skull Island Trailer
00:09:00 - Emilia Clarke in Han Solo Movie
00:18:00 - What We Are Thankful For (Nerdy Things)
00:52:30 - The Fandom Menace
The Upside Fans talk 2016's crop of Superhero Movies, revisiting, reviewing and looking into the upcoming year.
This Week’s Fandom Menace: X-Men Apocalypse (2016)
00:01:00 - Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival
00:08:00 - Rogue One Trailer (again)
00:09:00 - 2016 Superheroes in Review!
00:18:00 - Deadpool
00:29:00 - Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
00:36:30 - Captain America: Civil War
00:43:20 - Suicide Squad
00:50:00 - Petty Fandom in 2016
00:55:00 - Doctor Strange (briefly)
00:57:00 - Rankings!
00:59:00 - 2017 Superhero Movies!
01:04:00 - The Fandom Menace
After 8 years of Cinematic Universe building, Marvel is finally sling-ringing into the astral plane and opening a world of alternate dimensions and cosmic sorcery.
This newest entry into the MCU introduces audiences (and some eager hardcore fans) to a true cinematic iteration of the Sorcerer Supreme. Does another Marvel gamble pay off? Will they make us believe in magic? Do we accept Benedict Cumberbatch's American accent?
How Great Is: “Doctor Strange”!?
00:00:40 - Intro
00:04:00 - Rob and Will Marvel at the Superhero Landscape
00:07:30 - Overall Thoughts (Non-Spoilers)
00:18:00 - ACTUAL REVIEW (Spoilers Beware!)
01:10:40 - Blue Ray or Nay? (Final Thoughts & Upcoming Marvel Movies)
In the aftermath of Spooktember, the Upside return in a normal episode in which they pull themselves together (barely) to ramble on random topics ranging from family friendly cult classics, to DC Movie News and Rob’s love of 1994’s Little Giants.
This Week’s Fandom Menace: The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
00:00:50 - Hocus Pocus Follow Up
00:17:00 - Newest Wonder Woman Trailer
00:20:00 - DC Movie Check In
00:35:30 - Fan Entitlement w/ Film Production
00:42:50 - Fantastic Beasts and Sorcery Talk
00:47:20 - The Fandom Menace
Halloween is upon us as the Upside Fans wrap up Spooktember by not only talking our favorite horror movies, but what movies are best to watch on Halloween! What's the difference? Listen and find out. Also some recommendations for some great modern horror films and a look into a 90's Halloween Cult Classic.
This Week’s Fandom Menace: Hocus Pocus (1993)
00:02:00 - Scott Derickson and Kevin Smith
00:04:00 - Will Plugs Local Theater
00:17:00 - Will Revists Freddy and Jason Movies
00:27:00 - Movies You Should Watch on Halloween
00:45:00 - Personal Favorite Horror Movies
00:50:00 - Recent Horror Movie Favorites
00:53:30 - The Fandom Menace
More controversial than the jump scare is the Horror Remake, and the Upside Fans are here to shed a positive light on the much maligned topic. Do modern day interpretations deserve instant cynicism? Does the quality of some remakes outweigh the not so great? We discuss!
ALSO! Our longest Fandom Menace Yet!
This Week’s Fandom Menace: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Special Guest: Friend, Jasmine
00:02:40 - Donald Glover is Lando Calrisian
00:04:00 - Gaurdians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Sneak Peak
00:06:11 - Doctor Strange Early Reviews
00:09:00 - Logan Trailer
00:15:00 - Horror Remakes!
00:54:00 - The Fandom Menace