Fanchise Fatigue

Fanchise Fatigue

Two fans that love sequels review all the films in a franchise including remakes!

Episodes

January 12, 2022 51 min
What's your favorite scary movie? Is Scream one of them? Brandon and Zach discuss the 1996 original and talk all things Ghostface, costumes, suspects, and more!

PHONE CALL COUNT
11

RATINGS
Brandon: 5/5
Zach: 5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: YES

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Brandon and Zach recap their coverage of The Matrix franchise. They rank the films, discuss their favorite action scenes, supporting characters, and talk about what direction they would like to see the franchise to take in the future.

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December 29, 2021 86 min
Brandon and Zach are again joined by Talk Film Society's Marcelo J. Pico to discuss the extremely meta The Matrix Resurrections. There are questions to be asked, and they attempt to answer them together. The biggest one being was it it worth after all these years going back to The Matrix?

BULLET TIME COUNT
0
FRANCHISE BULLET TIME COUNT
11

RATINGS
Brandon: 2/5
Zach: 1.5/5
Marcelo: 4.5/5

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Brandon: YES
Zach: YES
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December 15, 2021 84 min
Brandon and Zach are again joined by Talk Film Society's Marcelo J. Pico to discuss The Matrix Revolutions. They talk recasting, choice, defanging Smith, if this is a satisfying conclusion of the trilogy, and more more!

BULLET TIME COUNT
1
FRANCHISE BULLET TIME COUNT
11

RATINGS
Brandon: 2/5
Zach: 2/5
Marcelo: 4.5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: YES
Zach: NO
Marcelo: NO

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December 1, 2021 78 min
Brandon and Zach continue their discussion on the Matrix trilogy with the second installment, The Matrix Reloaded. Filled with action, humor, and slow-motion nipples, tune in to find out how this cliffhanging sequel holds up when reflected upon almost 20 years later.

BULLET TIME COUNT
6
FRANCHISE BULLET TIME COUNT
10

RATINGS
Brandon: 3/5
Zach: 4/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: NO

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November 17, 2021 82 min
Brandon and Zach and are joined by Talk Film Society's Marcelo J. Pico to discuss the philosophical blockbuster, The Matrix! Is this film a Christian allegory? A trans allegory? A sci-fi action film? Or possibly all that and more? Follow the white rabbit and tune in to our discussion!

BULLET TIME COUNT
4

RATINGS
Brandon: 4/5
Zach: 5/5
Marcelo: 5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: NO
Marcelo: NO

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November 10, 2021 15 min
Brandon and Zach recap their coverage of the Mad Max franchise. They rank the films, review their ratings, discuss their favorite chases, villains, supporting characters, and talk about what direction they would like to see the franchise to take in the future.

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November 4, 2021 68 min
Brandon and Zach are joined by Ryan Unicomb to discuss the fourth entry in the Mad Max series, Mad Max: Fury Road! They talk continuity, anthology storytelling, world-building, Furiosa, and much more! We hope you don't find it MEDIOCRE!

CAR CRASH COUNT
39
FRANCHISE CAR CRASH COUNT
77

RATINGS
Brandon: 5/5
Zach: 5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: NO

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October 21, 2021 53 min
Brandon and Zach set their hopes on Tomorrow-Morrow Land but end up in Bartertown discussing Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome! They talk Tina Turner, this being two movies in one, the awesomeness of the titular Thunderdome, and much more!

CAR CRASH COUNT
6
FRANCHISE CAR CRASH COUNT
38

RATINGS
Brandon: 3/5
Zach: 4/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: NO

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Hosts Brandon-Shea (@BrandonMutala) and Zach (@mooreonzach) return (from the dead) to discuss the sequel to the reboot/sequel to the original 1978 Halloween, not to be confused with Halloween II (1981) or Halloween II (2009), each of which also have scenes in hospitals. Guest Marcelo (@MarceloJPico) joins the show to discuss David Gordon Green’s Halloween Kills! Does evil die tonight? Stay tuned to find out!
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October 6, 2021 52 min
Brandon and Zach discuss the film better known as The Road Warrior, Mad Max 2! They talk the improved production values for the sequel, car chases, "dog," the surprise reveals, and more!

CAR CRASH COUNT
15
FRANCHISE CAR CRASH COUNT
32

RATINGS
Brandon: 5/5
Zach: 5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: NO

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September 22, 2021 43 min
Brandon and Zach get together a few years from now to discuss Mad Max! They talk the clever resourcefulness of setting the story in the post-apocalypse, how it feels like a prequel despite being made first, the "out of order" climax, and more!

CAR CRASH COUNT
17

RATINGS
Brandon: 4/5
Zach: 3.5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: NO

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September 15, 2021 26 min
Brandon and Zach recap their coverage of the King Kong franchise. They rank the films, review their ratings, discuss their favorite human characters, fights, and talk about what direction they would like to see the franchise to take in the future.

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September 8, 2021 63 min
Brandon and Zach travel deep into the Hollow Earth to discuss 2021's Godzilla vs. Kong. They talk the kaiju fights, returning characters and dropped plotlines from the previous Monsterverse films, Mechagodzilla, and much more!

SCREAM QUEEN COUNT
0
FRANCHISE SCREAM QUEEN COUNT
231

RATINGS
Brandon: 2/5
Zach: 3.5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: YES
Zach: NO

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August 25, 2021 55 min
Brandon and Zach return to a different 1970s Skull Island to discuss...Kong: Skull Island. They talk its place in the Monsterverse, shallow characters, the non-dinosaur inhabitants of the island, and much more!

SCREAM QUEEN COUNT
5
FRANCHISE SCREAM QUEEN COUNT
231

RATINGS
Brandon: 4/5
Zach: 4/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: NO

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August 11, 2021 87 min
Brandon and Zach are joined by The Nerd Party's John Mills for their longest journey yet to Skull Island to discuss the 2005 remake of King Kong! They talk the expanded story and cast of characters, the portrayal of Skull Island's inhabitants, the Peter Jackson of it all, and much more!

SCREAM QUEEN COUNT
114
FRANCHISE SCREAM QUEEN COUNT
226

RATINGS
Brandon: 2/5
Zach: 3/5
John: 1/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: YES
Zach: YES
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July 28, 2021 37 min
Brandon and Zach travel to Georgia with The Twilight Zone Podcast's Tom Elliot to discuss King Kong Lives! They talk the absurdity of King Kong's resurrection, if there's a place for B movie Kong, Linda Hamilton, and more!

SCREAM QUEEN COUNT
0
FRANCHISE SCREAM QUEEN COUNT
112

RATINGS
Brandon: 3/5
Zach: 2/5
Tom: 2/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: NO
Tom: NO

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July 14, 2021 69 min
Brandon and Zach once again travel to Skull Island to discuss the first remake of King Kong, this time joined by The Twilight Zone Podcast's Tom Elliot! They talk updating Kong for the 1970s, a severe lack of dinosaurs, the extended television cut, and much more!

SCREAM QUEEN COUNT
12
FRANCHISE SCREAM QUEEN COUNT
112

RATINGS
Brandon: 4/5
Zach: 3.5/5
Tom: 4/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: YES
Tom: YES

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June 30, 2021 51 min
Brandon and Zach travel to Mondo Island to discuss King Kong Escapes! They talk its unique place in the King Kong mythos, influences from the 1933 original film, Japanese/American co-productions and voice dubbing, and much more!

SCREAM QUEEN COUNT
12
FRANCHISE SCREAM QUEEN COUNT
100

RATINGS
Brandon: 3/5
Zach: 2/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: NO

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Brandon and Zach travel to Faro Island to discuss 1962's King Kong vs. Godzilla! They talk the complicated story of how this film came to be, the lackluster look and new abilities of Toho's King Kong, new scenes created for the American version, and much more!

SCREAM QUEEN COUNT
19
FRANCHISE SCREAM QUEEN COUNT
88

RATINGS
Brandon: 2/5
Zach: 3.5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: YES
Zach: NO

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