Captain Marvel, the twenty-first installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, arrived in theaters earlier this month on International Women’s Day. The long-awaited film, starring Brie Larson, was the first MCU outing toplined by a female character. Set in the 1990s as a prequel to the main storyline, Captain Marvel featured a de-aged performance by Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, as well as references that flesh out the backstory of the cinematic universe. Despite a troll campaign to derail the film via review bombing, Captain Marvel smashed expectations and scored a box office haul in the top ten opening weekends of all time. But does Captain Marvel earn “top gun” with our hosts, or is the film full of sound and Fury, but signifying nothing special?
Spoiler Alert! Spoiler Alert! These discussions will be spoiler filled and may explicit language, so consider yourself warned.
For more geeky podcasts visit GonnaGeek.com
You can find us on iTunes under ”Legends Podcast”. Please subscribe and give us a positive review. You can also follow us on Twitter @LegendsPodcast or even better, send us an e-mail. You can find all our contact informations here on the Network page of GonnaGeek.com Our complete archive is always available at www.legendspodcast.com
Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Legends Podcast #427; Star Wars: Episode I – The Phanton Menace (Legends of ‘99)
Posted June 20th, 2019 -
The highest-grossing movie of 1999 was the summer release of the long-anticipated return of Star Wars to the big screen. After Star Wars experienced a resurgence in the ‘90s thanks to the comic books, ...
Legends Podcast #426; Crazy Rich Asians (Rom Com)
Posted June 12th, 2019 -
The summer of 2018 saw a few breakout hits, but none more surprising than Jon M. Chu’s Crazy Rich Asians, which earned $238 million worldwide and came in at Number Seven at the domestic office between ...
Legends Podcast #425; The Mummy (Legends of ‘99)
Posted June 5th, 2019 -
Man, it’s a hot one… like the Sahara in the midday sun. The summer movie season is upon us, what better time to revisit some classics from the Summer of ‘99? First up is the unexpected hit The Mummy, ...
Legends Podcast #424; Star Trek 2009 (Tenth Anniversary)
Posted May 29th, 2019 -
Ten years ago, director J.J. Abrams brought Star Trek back to the big screen in grand fashion, with a young cast and a surprising link to the original series. 2009’s Star Trek proved to be a summer blockbuster ...
Legends Podcast #423; Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (Video Game Movie)
Posted May 24th, 2019 -
Video game movies have a long history of disappointing fans. And perhaps no video game franchise has been more beloved – in a wider variety of formats – than Pokémon. From the original Game ...
Legends Podcast #422; Guardians (Russia)
Posted May 16th, 2019 -
There was an idea. To make a Russian knockoff of The Avengers! 2017’s Guardians was not a box office hit, but it represented an original attempt to recreate some of the success of American superhero ...
Legends Podcast #421; Avengers: Endgame (Marvel)
Posted May 9th, 2019 -
There was an idea. To make a movie franchise last for twenty-two movies over ten years, building an interconnected universe based on comic book heroes, and culminating in an epic two-film story. And then ...
Legends Podcast #420; Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (420)
Posted May 2nd, 2019 -
It’s April 20ish – 4/20 – and it’s our 420th podcast. What else are we going to do but talk about the highest calibre of film that American cinema has to offer: the stoner comedy? 2008’s ...