Your three favorite millennials are reunited to talk all things D23 and Comic-Con! We list our most anticipated projects and movies coming out of the conventions, and discuss whether Comic-Con has lost its shine.
Two of your three favorite millennials invite a special guest, Mike Silangil, to talk about the ‘Planet of the Apes’ franchise while Anya is off for a fun-filled weekend. We do a short review of ‘War for the Planet of the Apes,’ and do a deep dive into the history of the ‘Apes’ franchise.
Plus: Willoughby is re-watching ‘30 Rock,’ Mike recommends the Gettysburg-based historical novel ‘The Killer Angels,’ and HT really likes the ‘Wrinkle in Time‘ trailer as well as the casting of the first female Doctor Who.
HT and Anya are joined by a special guest this week, Philippa, to discuss the import of British media. We talk about our favorite British movies and television shows, why the British Invasion has become such a thing, and how it compares to British media.
Plus: Anya finally saw and loved ‘The Beguiled,’ HT wrote about her top 10 films of 2017 (so far), and Philippa recommends the book ‘SPQR‘ by Mary Beard about the first 1000 years of the Roman Empire.
In honor of the release of Baby Driver, your three favorite millennials are talking all about Edgar Wright. From Shaun of the Dead to Baby Driver we dive into what we love most about his filmmaking. And don’t worry, we don’t spoil Baby Driver other than the basic premise and style of the film.
Plus, Anya has been reading the history Pixar in “The Pixar Touch,” Willoughby’s getting through harsh Metro rides by reading Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett’s “Good Omens,” and HT watched the Netflix original film “Okja,” the latest by Korean director Bong Joon-Ho.
Many white, male indie directors are immediately making the jump to helming big franchises — but is it always a good idea?
Your three favorite millennials are joined by Friend of the Pod, Mike Silangil, to discuss the firing of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller from the Han Solo prequel and whether that was just a minor instance of a bad investment in this new franchise director pipeline.
Read Anya’s story on the Han Solo movie debacle.
Plus: Willoughby recommends the You Must Remember This podcast, Anya welcomes The Oh, Hello Show, Mike raves about War for the Planet of the Apes, and HT was pleasantly surprised by It Comes At Night.
“Nevertheless, she persisted.” This week we’re bringing our millennial monthly movie review to you early as your three favorite millennials review Wonder Woman, the new film in the DCEU, directed by Patty Jenkins. We explore how emotional and inspiring it was, as well as some flaws in the third act. Nevertheless, we give it 4.3 out 5 stars!
Plus: Anya loves the Black Panther trailer, Willoughby is digging The Leftovers, and HT changed her hair to a bright, bold color.
Inspired by the success of “Wonder Woman,” your three favorite millennials are here to discuss more wonder women they’d like to see on and behind the camera.
Plus: Anya is really enjoying the musical “Come From Away,” HT loves the compassion of “Wonder Women,” and Willoughby has been catching up with “Twin Peaks.”
Your three favorite millennials review ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,’ a disappointing follow-up to the original surprise hit. While there were some bright spots in the film, the poor character development and shaky narrative structure weighed down the Marvel sequel. We gave it 2.5 out of 5 stars.
Anya’s /Film article about ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and why it’s one of the weakest MCU films.
This week, with HT vacationing in the Virgin Islands, Anya and Willoughby look back at the wonderful Battlestar Galactica. From the characters, the politically relevant themes, the controversial ending, to everything else, we use our FTL drives to dive deep into an amazing piece of television.
Plus: Willoughby is really enjoying Brooklyn Nine-Nine right now and Anya had an amazing week meeting her hero Neil Gaiman and seeing Billy Joel in concert.
You three favorite millennials are here this week for a summer movie preview! From rom-coms to blockbusters – to everything in between – we point out a few movies we’re each excited for this summer!
Plus: Anya is having bittersweet feelings about Once Upon a Time after loving its musical episode, Willoughby falls in love with the Before trilogy all over again, and Hoai-Tran is unexpectedly digging the Blade Runner 2049 trailer.