From Duck Till Dark: Outside the Marvel Studios

From Duck Till Dark: Outside the Marvel Studios

A special mini-series from the host and producer of "Excelsior Journeys (excelsiorjourneys.podbean.com)," each episode provides a look back at the films based on Marvel Comics properties that were NOT a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, from 1986's Howard the Duck to 2019's X-Men: Dark Phoenix.

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December 9, 2019 18 min
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We’re finally here! Episode 35 of the #fromducktilldark #podcast🎧 will cover the final movie to date that is outside the #marvelcinematicuniverse: 2019’s #darkphoenix. It has a reputation of being the first #marvelmovie in years that nobody wanted to see, and ended the 20th Century Fox #xmen franchise with a whimper instead of a bang. What did I think about it? Find out today. #podcastlife🎙 #podcastersunite #napodp...
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December 6, 2019 16 min
A Spider-Man villain gets his own movie without Spider-Man in sight? And he’s supposed to jumpstart a new Sony Cinematic Universe? How did this first chapter go? Listen in to find out... --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fromducktilldark/message
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December 4, 2019 15 min
Look who made Number 2! Join me as I chat about the first (hopefully not the last) sequel, 2018’s Deadpool 2. In addition to talking about the movie, I give my thoughts on how the character should fit in the MCU as an R-rated property. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fromducktilldark/message
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December 3, 2019 19 min
2017 brought us the final bow of Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine with the Academy Award nominated Logan. Was it worthy of a standing ovation? Yes. Yes, it was. Listen in for more, including my theory about the X-Continuity. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fromducktilldark/message
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December 2, 2019 21 min
2016 was a very interesting year for comic book films, with Deadpool, Batman v Superman, and Captain America: Civil War coming out one after the other. The fourth was X-Men: Apocalypse, which became the film that made a lot of fans tune out of the 20th Century Fox X-Universe. But did it deserve that hate? Listen in for my thoughts... --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.f...
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November 30, 2019 16 min
The Merc with a Mouth finally gets his time to shine on the big screen. And the result is one of the most beloved of all comic book films either in or out of the MCU. Listen in for my thoughts... --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fromducktilldark/message
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November 29, 2019 16 min
When a film’s director tweets about what the final product could have been, you know there are some problems. And there are plenty of problems to cover in this look at 2015’s Fantastic Four. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fromducktilldark/message
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November 29, 2019 23 min
The X-Men’s answer to The Avengers came 2 years later with their epic time travel adaptation of Days of Future Past. Did it live up to expectations? Find out what I had to say inside... --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fromducktilldark/message
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November 27, 2019 16 min
This would be the last time Andrew Garfield would put on the spandex and go swinging around New York City. Did he go out in style? Listen in for my thoughts... --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fromducktilldark/message
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November 26, 2019 20 min
James Mangold stepped into the director’s chair for the first of two solo Wolverine films with Hugh Jackman. The first was 2013’s The Wolverine, which revived the timeline of X-Men, X2, and X-Men: The Last Stand and sent Logan on his long-awaited trip to Japan. How did it go? Listen in and find out. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice messa...
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November 26, 2019 18 min
After trying to get a fourth Spider-Man film off the ground with Sam Raimi, Sony Pictures changed their strategy and gave us a reboot intended to launch a new shared universe with Peter Parker at the center. How did they do? Find out inside... --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fromducktilldark/message
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November 25, 2019 14 min
Nicolas Cage returns as Johnny Blaze in the sequel Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, and with the directors of Crank and Crank: High Voltage behind the cameras, how did the film play? A little differently than expected, I would say. Listen in for more... --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fromducktilldark/message
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November 24, 2019 23 min
Since X-Men Origins: Wolverine was such a critical disappointment, 20th Century Fox had no idea how their next installment in the X-Universe - X-Men: First Class - would go. It would become one of its most acclaimed chapters in the whole franchise. What did I think about it? Listen in to find out. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message...
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November 22, 2019 18 min
After the trilogy wrapped up, 20th Century Fox decided to take the X-Universe back in time to tell Wolverine’s origin story. How did it go? Well, there’s a reason why there are no more Origins movies after this. Listen in for more... --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fromducktilldark/message
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November 21, 2019 15 min
Director Lexi Alexander gives us a beautiful ballet of violence in the 2008 film Punisher: War Zone. In the year that changed everything for this genre, this sequel/reboot got left behind while the MCU started and The Dark Knight set box office records. Did it deserve to be forgotten? Let’s talk about it. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice...
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The last Marvel movie before the year that changed everything! How did you enjoy the Rise of the Silver Surfer? How did I enjoy it? Let’s find out... --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fromducktilldark/message
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November 20, 2019 26 min
This is the big one, one of the most discussion-inducing of all the Marvel movies. How did you like Spider-Man 3? What worked for you? What didn’t? I have my thoughts so please give it a listen... --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fromducktilldark/message
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November 18, 2019 14 min
At long last, we finally have Nicolas Cage in a comic book film. How did he do? Let’s find out together... --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fromducktilldark/message
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November 18, 2019 17 min
The finale of the X-Men trilogy didn’t have director Bryan Singer or his X2 writers. Instead, they had director Brett Ratner and writers Simon Kinberg & Zak Penn. How did they do? Find out my thoughts here... --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fromducktilldark/message
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