Grievances are aired by calling out the pretentious film community, women are celebrated, and debates are had about giant monkeys.
This Week’s Fandom Menace: Hansel and Gretel - Witch Hunters (2013)
00:03:30 - "Real" Movie Rant
00:15:45 - Thor: Ragnarok Photos and News
00:21:50 - Star Wars Speculation: Romance in Episode 8 & Upcoming Trailer
00:31:40 - International Women's Day: Movie Edition
00:45:00 - Kong: Skull Island (Non-Spoilers)
00:56:40 - The Fandom Menace
After facing masters of magnetism, robot samurais and amnesia bullets, Hugh Jackman is back for one final ride as Wolverine. Does Hugh bring on the berserker rage? Does X-23 steal the show? Does Professor X walk again!*
How Great Is: “Logan”!?
*Spoilers: He does not walk again.
00:00:20 - Intro
00:02:30 - Recap (X-Men/Wolverine Movies)
00:07:30 - Overall Thoughts (Non-Spoilers)
00:17:00 - ACTUAL REVIEW (Spoilers Beware!)
00:52:30 - Blue Ray or Nay? (Final Thoughts)
Lots of trailers and news to talk about and the Upside Fans are here to talk about it. Also a breakdown of the hilarious Oscar controversy and a look at R-Rated Comic Book Movies to celebrate Logan.
This Week’s Fandom Menace: 30 Days of Night (2007)
00:03:00 - Movie Trailers!
00:16:00 - Aquaman Test Footage
00:18:00 - Laika's Travis Knight for Bumblebee?
00:21:50 - Get Out's RT Score & Rotten Tomatoes
00:24:25 - Post Oscar Talk
00:28:00 - The Best Picture Mix-Up!
00:38:30 - R-Rated Comic Book Movies
01:02:00 - The Fandom Menace
Jordan Peele has gifted us with an incredible directorial debut and the Upside Fans are here to talk about it. PLUS, some talk on the Academy Awards and where Genre and Superhero movies fit in the mix.
This Week’s Fandom Menace: Real Steel (2011)
00:03:00 - Matt Reeves Bat on Board!
00:05:30 - Inhumans Casting News
00:14:20 - Gad vs Ridley Finale
00:20:00 - Han Solo Movie Cast Photo
00:27:00 - GET OUT Review (No Spoilers)
00:37:00 - Academy Awards and "Oscar Movies"
00:53:00 - Rob Guesses the Best Picture Noms
01:00:00 - The Fandom Menace
The Upside Fans are celebrating their One Year Anniversary of Podcasting! They celebrate by talking Star Wars and Batman (what else is new) and a special highlight on a years worth of Fandom Menaces.
This Week’s Fandom Menace: Planet of the Apes (2001)
00:00:10 - Celebrating 1 Year of The Upside Fans
00:06:30 - Star Wars Box Art and Other News
00:13:40 - Batman Director Updates
00:19:00 - Mel Gibson Directing Suicide Squad 2?
00:23:30 - The Upside Fans' Top 5 "Fandom Menaces"
00:48:00 - The Fandom Menace
01:12:00 - ANNOUNCEMENTS!
He's thinking he's back and the Upside Fans couldn't be more pumped. Its time to step back into the world of assassins and Gun-Fu in the follow up to 2014's surprise hit, following the Boogeyman himself on a rampage of badass vengeance. Now its time for John Wick to pick up his gun again in one last job. Rouge for John, awesome for us!
How Great Is: “John Wick Chapter 2”!?
00:00:20 - Intro
00:05:00 - Recap (John Wick 2014)
00:09:00 - Overall Thoughts (Non-Spoilers)
00:18:00 - ACTUAL REVIEW (Spoilers Beware!)
01:02:00 - Looking Forward
01:12:00 - Blue Ray or Nay? (Final Thoughts)
Its Valentine's Day Week...so we talk about it for a little bit. For the rest we talk about Super Bowl Ads, the continuing chronicles of Josh Gad's antics, and to celebrate the release of The Lego Batman Movie, a segment on movies based off toys.
This Week’s Fandom Menace: Small Soldiers (1998)
00:01:00 - Happy Valentines Day!
00:08:45 - Super Bowl Movie Ads
00:16:00 - Will Gets Smacked & Bar Fights
00:21:00 - The Batman Director Updates!
00:22:45 - Josh Gad Star Wars Shenanigans
00:28:45 - The Lego Batman Movie REVIEW
00:45:15 - Movies Based on Toys
01:02:00 - The Fandom Menace
The Upside Fans return to ramblings about nerd and film stuff. The duo tackle Josh Gad's trickery, the "loss" of Affleck as a director on Batman and, in celebration of the soon to be released sequel, a retrospective on John Wick! Plus some talk of Barney the Dinosaur and Transformer anatomy. Its all here!(?)
This Week’s Fandom Menace: Constantine (2005)
00:00:20 - Rob and Will Decompress
00:06:20 - Will plays Star Wars: Battlefront
00:11:00 - Josh Gad tricks Daisy Ridley
00:23:40 - Affleck Exits the Batman
00:40:00 - Revisiting John Wick
00:54:30 - The Fandom Menace
The Upside Fans take the time for their most sincere episode talking politics and offering their Upside voices to the social and cultural landscape. Don't worry, nerd stuff too! Plus Bane Voices!
This Week’s Fandom Menace: The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
00:00:17 - Ramblings
00:04:30 - Thanks to our listeners!
00:08:00 - Black Panther Official Cast Announcement!
00:14:40 - Star Wars Episode 8 Title Reveal
00:25:45 - R.I.P. Mary Tyler Moore & John Hurt
00:29:00 - The Upside Fans get Political
01:01:40 - The Fandom Menace
We've had a month to sit on it and finally the Upside Fans are bringing you their discussion on Rogue One! Lucasfilm takes a year off from the Skywalker Saga to tell the tail of the band of rebels who stole the plans to the Death Star. Does another attempt at a cinematic prequel pay off? Well...lets just say the Upside Fans are having their own Galactic Civil War. So prepare for a long one. Its both praise and rants in this episode.
How Great Is: “Rogue One”!?
00:00:35 - Intro
00:04:00 - Overall Thoughts (Non-Spoilers)
00:09:30 - ACTUAL REVIEW (Spoilers Beware!)
01:40:00 - Blue Ray or Nay? (Final Thoughts)