Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes to an end this week as Ian and Justin review Spider-Man: Far From Home! This pair of Ghouls are lifelong Spider-Fans and have been waiting for the film introduction of one of Spidey's greatest antagonists for nearly two decades. Does the film do this enigmatic character justice? Is the focus on Peter's school life starting to become a detriment? Are the guys capable of agreeing on a film for once in their podcasting lives?
It's Disney week on this episode of Media Ghouls, and it's finally time to take a trip to Agrabah! Justin, Ian, Nando, Emelynn, and Heather take a deep dive into the history of Aladdin and the controversy surrounding Robin Williams's legendary performance as the Genie. The tables have turned as Nando has trouble admitting his favorite Disney film has flaws. Emelynn explains a very serious Filipino tradition. Heather recalls the original, more "edgy" lyrics to "Arabian Nights."
After 9 years, the premiere cg-animated film franchise returns to tamper with the trilogy's nearly flawless ending. But first, Ian and Justin tackle the end of Fox's X-Men film franchise. Justin shares his take of the Child's Play reimagining, and finally brings an AMC story to the table. The Ghouls admit Pixar impresses with Toy Story 4, but an upset Ian starts a great debate over the characterization of an imaginary talking cowboy toy.
It's the annual E3 marathon with special guest Phil, the most professional Media Ghoul. We bring you our insights and commentary on all of the major press conferences and video game announcements of the show. Justin tries to figure out Fortnite and the mysterious Reggie. Ian shames Bethesda for the awful treatment of their fans and franchises.The Ghouls geek out over the Final Fantasy VII Remake. Nintendo and Microsoft prove that dreams do come true.
Ian and Justin take a look at May's biggest movies in this week's episode. First up is the remake nobody asked for, Aladdin. While not the disaster some were anticipating, the Ghouls have a lot to say on what didn't work in yet another of Disney's live action remakes. A brief interlude into Olivia Wilde's Booksmart follows before the duo lets their inner child in their review of Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Much fanboying ensues.
On this episode, Ian, Justin, Nando, Emelynn, and Jared unite to discuss the final season of Game of Thrones. The gang puts each character under the microscope to analyze how the writers betrayed the fans. The Ghouls compare Dexter to Game of Thrones, two tales of incest and disappointing endings, before Justin reveals himself to be a Sailor Moon fangirl. Does any TV series have a perfect finale?
It's a movie review episode this week as the Ghouls review Detective Pikachu and John Wick: Chapter 3 Parabellum! Ian teases some final thoughts on Game of Thrones, Justin makes a huge announcement, what makes a video game movie is discussed, and the top 5 media franchises are analyzed.
In this episode, the Ghouls prepare to see JOHN WICK 3 by bringing Jared on to the show to discuss the first two installments of the John Wick series! Listen in as the guys discuss Star Wars, Game of Thrones’ penultimate episode, Star Trek lessons with Jared, the odd congruity between Nicholas Cage and Keanu Reeves' movies, and Natalie Portman’s contractual obligations.
In this month's Disney episode, the gang discusses the 1990 film THE RESCUERS DOWN UNDER. First off, we want to give you a trigger warning: If cute baby sounds annoy you, you may want to steer clear of this episode since Jinora has A LOT to say about this movie. Also a first appearance by special guest Rachel, and lots of praise for Joanna the Goanna.
After 11 years, the first major chapter of the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes to a close. This amazing achievement that no one thought could ever exist has already made over a billion dollars at the box office and it's time for Media Ghouls to discuss it in all it's spoiler-filled glory. Listen in as fan favorite Phil falls in love with Captain Marvel's stoicism, two grown men argue over who cried more at a comic book movie, and the great time travel debate kicks off in this episode of Media Ghouls!
The day has finally arrived! The Finale to the first era of the MCU comes to a close this weekend (if you don’t count Spiderman: Far From Home). But how did we arrive at this point? As you wait in line for your Endgame screening, relive the journey with us as Ian, Justin and fan favorite Phil go through the MCU's 11 year history from Iron Man to Captain Marvel. You may be surprised what the Ghouls' top 5 films are, and how their opinions have changed over the years.