Nerds on Film co-founder Dave McGuire returns for a heated discussion about Batman v. Superman. Two of us loved it, three of us were not impressed, and all of us get pretty loud. Enjoy!
This week, The Moriarty Brothers team up to discuss the one topic they can’t shut up about: Batman. Join us as they discuss everything from the 1940’s serials all the way through The Dark Knight Rises.
Photo Credit: A Old Poster for the 1949 Columbia Pictures serial Batman & Robin.
Some of you avid listeners may know that I myself am a DIYer and craftaholic. My dad dragged me against my will to OSH and Home Depot on the weekends when I was a kid when I would rather stay home and read. He then made it up to me by teaching me how to use power tools, to build things, and to look at the artistic potential of a piece of junk. It unlocked a personal creativity that I’m proud to say that I share with my dad, and his dad, and his dad.
This week, the Nerds discuss the recent announcement of Ben Affleck being cast as Batman, then they welcome local filmmaker Lon Lopez as their guest to talk about this documentary Rock the Block, and finishes off with Nerds on History co-host Eric Bricmont bringing back the Movie Quote Game! Enjoy!
Let me start out by saying that I have never been a fan of Superman. I always thought the Christopher Reeve Superman films were hokey and childish, with no real sense of wonder nor intrigue into the psyche of what it means to be Kal-El/Superman. I’m in the minority when I say that I really enjoyed Superman Returns & have watched it several times since it came out. It was the closest to a “modern take” of Superman that we had, aside from the superior comics that had better stories to tell. Then the superhero movie genre changed, with Marvel’s