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"Upside Fans"

They're your Glass Half Full type of fanboys who aim to always look on the Upside! Even when they dabble in the Dark Side, they pride themselves on staying in the light. But mostly...they just talk about geeky stuff they love. Movies, Comics, Games, TV and a bunch of stuff that's not Football, its all here! They also host a segment called "The Fandom Menace," where they take a not so loved property (mostly movies) and find the good in them. As you can imagine...some weeks are harder than others. It's a weekly "geekly" conversation galore that they hope you get a kick out of!
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Oct 31, 2016

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)

 

Timecode:

00:02:00 - Scott Derickson and Kevin Smith

00:04:00 - Will Plugs Local Theater

 

SPOOKTEMBER TOPICS

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  

 

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Oct 24, 2016

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

 

Timecode:

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

 

SPOOKTEMBER TOPICS

00:15:00 - Horror Remakes!

00:54:00 - The Fandom Menace  

 

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Oct 17, 2016

 

In the third week of Spooktember, The Upside Fans tackle Horror Franchises. Would Jason Voorhees or Freddy Krueger be anywhere near as iconic without more than seven movies to their names? Is Franchise filmmaking baked into the DNA of Horror? Which are our favorites? The Upside Fans discuss...with a guest! 

This Week’s Fandom Menace: Halloween 4 - The Return of Micheal Myers (1988)

 

Special Guest: Writer/Director Patrick Robert Young

 

Timecode:

00:02:00 - First Look at Amber Heard’s Mera

00:06:30 - New Rogue One Trailer 

 

SPOOKTEMBER TOPICS

00:13:00 - Patrick’s History with Horror

00:19:50 - Horror Franchises

00:58:45 - The Fandom Menace

 

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Email: upsidefans@gmail.com

 

Oct 10, 2016

The Upside Fans take this second week of Horror Movie discussions to not just talk the films that make us cringe and scream, but also the ones that make us smile and laugh. The duo take on Horror Comedies, their status in a post modern Horror age, and struggle with the task of breaking down a "Genre Hybrid."

This Week’s Fandom Menace: Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)

 

Timecode:

00:01:20 - Netflix’s Luke Cage (Non-Spoilers)

00:05:30 - Will binges Flash Season 2 

 

SPOOKTEMBER TOPICS

00:07:40 - Horror Movie Iconography

00:14:00 - Horror Comedies

00:51:30 - The Fandom Menace

 

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Email: upsidefans@gmail.com

 

Oct 3, 2016

It's Halloween Month so you know what that means! Scares, Blood, Screams and Horror Films! The Upside Fans are taking the whole month talking all things Horror from tropes to comically long franchises. This week is all about the Nancy’s, the Sidney’s and even the Ashes. Its all about FINAL GIRLS and their place in the horror canon.

This Week’s Fandom Menace: Stage Fright (2014)

 

Timecode:

00:00:20 - What is “Spooktember”?

00:02:30 - Will Plays Batman: Arkham Knight 

00:08:45 - Lion King “Live Action” Remake

 

SPOOKTEMBER TOPICS

00:12:30 - Intro into Horror Films

00:22:00 - Final Girls

00:58:00 - The Fandom Menace

 

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Email: upsidefans@gmail.com

 

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