The 'Verse!

The 'Verse!

On The 'Verse! is a fun and informative meta trip exploring your favorite cinematic universes - Marvel, Star Wars, DC, Star Trek & beyond. Entertaining enough for the casual viewers and in-depth enough for the hardcore fans. The 'Verse! Squad, Norm, Bridget, Lucas, Emilia are your guides. Oh yeah, let's not forget our robot sidekick Kronsworth (RIP) or he may hit the ship's self-destruct button. Re-visit the content you already love or be introduced to new ones. We're here to guide you through it all. Jump aboard for the ride and join us into The 'Verse! Follow on Twitter @TheVersecast

Episodes

August 10, 2022 104 min

EPISODE 62 BREAKDOWN: 0:00 - Intro // 3:00 - News: WB & HBO Max Debacle // 18:30 - The Boys Season 1 & 2 Retrospective // 103:30 - Contact Info // 103:00 - Post Credit Scene

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The squad revisits Emilia’s ever-shrinking Star Wars blindspot with a discussion and dissection of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Soon, she’ll rise as a padawan no more, but a fully fledged Jedi…hopefully. Don’t let her on the forums or we might have a Sith-uation on our hands. In this episode you can rewatch the hotly-debated Solo film with us through the fresh eyes of a newcomer.

We also react to the firehose of cinematic universe news...

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The Squad! wraps up The Verse's Star Trek 101 academy with a final exam to determine their Trekkie status. We discuss the finale of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and compete to see who knows the most and who's been more delinquent than a couple of cadets on shore leave.

We also wrap up our coverage of Disney+'s Ms. Marvel with a double feature covering episodes 5 and 6. Tune in to hear our discussion, Easter eggs, a...

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'The Umbrella Academy' has been entertaining audiences with impending apocalypses for three seasons thanks to the amazing work of series Creator, Showrunner, EP, and Writer Steve Blackman. He sat down with The 'Verse! to discuss his work on the series in an entertaining and informative conversation. Give it a listen, but be warned there are SPOILERS  - proceed with caution.


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'Ms. Marvel' Showrunner, Head Writer, and Executive Producer, Bisha K. Ali steps into The 'Verse! to discuss her work on the Disney+ Marvel series. We cover her origin story as a video gamer and dreamer to Hollywood writer to 'Loki' writer all the way to head writer on 'Ms. Marvel.'

Ali's work on the series has focused on telling a superhero story we can all relate to, her main character Kamala K...

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In this episode The 'Verse! Squad gathers to judge if the latest Marvel film, Thor: Love and Thunder is worthy of praise or should be smashed to pieces with Mjölnir. Unfortunately, Bridget and BURT (our cockney-slinging robot) are still down on earth for CockneyCon22. They will be back next week.

For those unfamiliar The 'Verse! handles reviews in a unique way; we start with our original poetry to tease our thoughts on th...

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The squad dives into two episodes each of Disney+’s Ms. Marvel and Paramount+’s Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. After a cautious opening with Ms. Marvel, we are fully on board with Kamala Khan’s imagination, courage, and Gen Z sensibilities. After episodes 3 and 4, we can’t wait to see how this series (or season?) wraps up!

Next we return to The Verse's Star Trek 101 academy for our penultimate class of the semester with...

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So much content, so little time. Let 'The Verse! guide you through it all. This week we cover some news. We close out our coverage of Disney+'s Obi-Wan Kenobi with a finale and series breakdown and discussion. Plus another visit to the classroom of The Admiral to do some Star Trek 101 with our classroom like approach to discussing Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. We cover the series and use it as an entry point for potent...

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Hello 'Verslings!  We have something special this week, but please keep it on the down low. Okay scrap that - tell EVERYONE!  We we summonsed back into The Door to speak with 'Peacemaker' star Danielle Brooks. It was an amazing conversation that was both funny and informative. If you enjoyed the series and Brooks you will love this interview.

We also head to Jersey City to hang out with out 'Ms. Marvel' some mo...

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Iconic lead actor alert!! The squad dives into discussion of not just one, but TWO lead actors who are absolutely killing it. The first is Iman Vellani in her onscreen debut as Kamala Khan in Ms. Marvel. We see great things ahead for this visually stunning and effortlessly charming coming of age story. Plus superpowers!

Our second iconic actor is of course Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan in his titular series. We continue our coverage wit...

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The Squad continues their space education with another session of Star Trek Academy, covering episodes 4 & 5 of Paramount+'s Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. We're in for a treat with our first entirely crew-focused episode followed by a deep dive into Spock's psyche and personal life. Lots on the agenda for new and returning fans!

We continue our coverage of Disney+'s six part Obi-Wan Kenobi series with e...

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The Squad sits down with Jeremy Slater, creator of Disney+’s Moon Knight, also known for his work on The Umbrella Academy and Fantastic Four. We were so excited to discuss one of our favorite Marvel Disney+ TV series and one of Slater’s favorite superheroes. We talk early comic book obsessions, the lengths you go to for authentic representation, the ever-changing Marvel timeline, and so much more.

If you’re hungry for more ...

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The Squad continues excavating Emilia's Star Wars blindspot with a discussion of Rogue One. Were you a fan of this film? Do you consider it a proper Star Wars entry without the presence of our beloved Skywalker's? Let us know on Twitter!

We also cover Disney+'s hotly-anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi premiere. We have Ewan McGregor, his Keno-beard, and that classic Obi-Wan sass. What's not to love? Tune in for discussi...

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The Squad gears up for an exciting summer of film and TV premieres with a rousing round of 'T3' - Trailer: Trash, Treasure, or…Hey! THAT Looks Okay. We break down the trailers for Marvel’s upcoming series, She-Hulk, and for Amazon Prime Video’s The Boys season three. Did you catch any of these trailers? Tune in to see if you agree with our ratings.

We delve back into the Star Trek classroom with another round of The 'Ve...

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Hang on tight because we’re headed directly into the heart of the Marvel multiverse with a discussion of both Moon Knight’s season finale and a review of Doctor Strange: Multiverse of Madness. Get ready for body horror, trauma exploration, and kaiju battles! Wait, is our navigator malfunctioning?

No, but we’ve finally hit peak Marvel phase four. Remember, we don’t do standard film reviews here on The ‘Verse! Tune in for some poetic...

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Grab a pencil and a communicator because it's time to blast off to The 'Verse's Star Trek 101 academy! Squad Trekkies Lucas and Norm are in session and Cadets Bridget and Emilia are their newest students. Tune in as we begin our coverage of Paramount+'s Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, an excellent jumping off point into the universe for newcomers and a fond homage for seasoned fans.

We also cover a very emotional...

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Episode four of Marvel’s Moon Knight has many twists and turns. Lucky for you The ‘Verse! Squad is here to break down everyone of them. Okay, we have questions too. To sum it up without spoilers, the plot thickens. If you haven’t been keeping up with this show, we recommend you fix that RIGHT NOW. It’s one of our favorite Marvel shows to date and the action is heating up.

Our news section has returned! We keep up the Marvel theme w...

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Never fear, BatApril is still here! We continue our reviews with a fond discussion of Batman: The Animated Series. We viewed a well rounded selection of episodes and are happy to confirm that this series holds up. We also rank the series alongside all the old school Batman movies. Stay tuned, we'll get through it all soon to determine the scientifically BEST Batman adaptations EVER.

Follow us on Twitter @TheVerseCast where ...

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The Squad digs into Joel Schumacher's famously polarizing Batman films: Batman Forever and Batman and Robin. We discuss the two Batmens in two films and weigh in on those Batnipples. Tune in for a discussion of the films' faults, strengths, and enduring legacy.

We follow up with a review and breakdown of the latest and greatest Marvel series, Moon Knight. You can follow along with us on Disney+. How can you resist Oscar...

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After Matt Reeves’s The Batman, the squad just can’t get enough Bats! We go back in time to review Tim Burton’s iconic Batman and Batman Returns, starring Michael Keaton as the titular vigilante. It’s a fond revisit for some of us, but a whole new world of gothic, camp, and wacky villains for others. Tune in for our takes on what was great, what did NOT age well, and a fond reflection on movie tropes from the 80s and 90s.

We also c...

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