1997 was an odd year for comic book movies. In addition to Batman & Robin, '97 gave us Steel, a film starring Shaquille O'Neal as John Henry Irons, a man who builds himself a metal suit to fight crime with the help of his disabled partner Sparks.
Cody Heller talks about being Michael Bay's assistant, the friendship she and her father formed with the sex workers at a Nevada brothel and what it's like releasing Dummy during a pandemic on a streaming platform that is being widely derided on social media.
As much as it now seems like the MCU can't miss, the early days were a bit more rocky. Perhaps the rockiest film of all is Thor: The Dark World, the lackluster Phase 2 sequel to Thor.
Joel Murphy and Lars Periwinkle are joined by Jonathan Monroe of We Have To Ask. They discuss teaching during quarantine, Hamilton, Clint Howard and Hall and Oates.
For the month of July, Joel and Andy are watching maligned superhero movies. They start with Batman & Robin, which is generally regarded as the low point in Batman movies. Joel and Andy pay tribute to its beloved director - the late, great Joel Schumacher - and