Posts by Pete Wright

IM030: High-Stepping

in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about Raza’s speech (and all of its inaccuracies), the background of actor Faran Tahir, and the sound of an extra footstep

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IM029: Tickle Man

in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about repeated shots of guards at the front of the cave, some bad comedy with the guards, and the inevitable entrance of Raza

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Rocky IV

At the height of the Cold War, it seems fitting that Sylvester Stallone would find incredible success in his Rocky franchise by weaving a tale about his all-American boxer going up against a cold, almost-robotic Russian boxer. The film found tremendous success at the box office, becoming the highest grossing sports film ever, a record which it held for 24 years. But how well does it hold up today?

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IM028: Laundry Hijinx

in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about Yinsen’s poignant family talk, the difficulty with secrecy when building a secret suit, and the alternate version depicting Abu’s fate

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IM027: Shesh o Besh

in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about the credibility of secret layered schematics on onion paper, the timeframe to heal from major surgery, and the deleted scene showing Tony and Yinsen throwing down with their backgammon backgrounds

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The Bachelors

Consider yourself warned that J.K. Simmons (and his majestic beard) are going to bring a tear to your eye. This month Steve and JJ take a road trip with the straight to streaming film The Bachelors. It treads on well worn indie territory – new kid at a school, family trauma/drama, quirky moments for comedy – but can writer director Kurt Voelker save these guys from becoming a cliché?

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IM026: A Swath of Powerless Houses

in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about the first appearance of the mini arc reactor, Tony’s physical version of an exploded view, and all about Gigajoules

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IM025: Something That Might Resemble Something

in which Andy, Pete and guest JJ Jaeger from The Next Reel talk about Palladium and its many uses, the visual cue for the audience in the ring Tony makes, and the fact that Tony is just now asking for Yinsen’s name

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IM024: Big Boom Kill

in which Andy and guest JJ Jaeger from The Next Reel talk about the possible number of languages spoken in any given terrorist organization, the comedy of a washing machine gag, and the verbal introduction of the Ten Rings

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Rocky III

How well does this hold up compared to the first two? Does Mr. T’s Clubber Lang work as the antagonist? Does Stallone deliver with the characters and story? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more.

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