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
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
00:02:00 - First Look at Amber Heard’s Mera
00:06:30 - New Rogue One Trailer
00:13:00 - Patrick’s History with Horror
00:19:50 - Horror Franchises
00:58:45 - The Fandom Menace
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)
00:01:20 - Netflix’s Luke Cage (Non-Spoilers)
00:05:30 - Will binges Flash Season 2
00:07:40 - Horror Movie Iconography
00:14:00 - Horror Comedies
00:51:30 - The Fandom Menace
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)
00:00:20 - What is “Spooktember”?
00:02:30 - Will Plays Batman: Arkham Knight
00:08:45 - Lion King “Live Action” Remake
00:12:30 - Intro into Horror Films
00:22:00 - Final Girls
00:58:00 - The Fandom Menace