Fandom News 3-21-20: Quarantine Edition

This episode of Fandom News features delays, early releases, and more. We also recommend things for you to watch while you’re quarantined.

59. Is Netflix’s October Faction Better Than Locke and Key?

We continue our binge-watching of comic book stories adapted by Netflix, and this time it’s October Faction. We discuss the characters, the monsters, how the show differs from the comics, and other shows it’s similar to.

58. Netflix’s Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts: The Cute-Pocalypse

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts on Netflix is the cute-pocalyptic show you never knew you needed. In this episode we discuss the show’s origin as a web comic, the world, the characters, and the amazing soundtrack.

57. Movies That Have Changed the Industry with Brucker from Film on the Rocks Podcast

How does Bullet time work? How did Lord of the Rings make the hobbits and dwarves look believably smaller than everyone else? In this episode we discuss movies that have changed the industry of cinema. We are joined by special guest Brucker of the Film on the Rocks podcast.

56. Superman: Red Son – What If Superman Landed In Russia?

Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…Soviet Superman?!? In this episode, we discuss the DC Animated movie of the Elseworlds story, Superman: Red Son. We talk about what Elseworlds is, how the characters are different in this alternate universe, and what other Elseworlds movies we hope they make next.

Fandom News 3-7-20

Here’s the latest in fandom and entertainment news!

55. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo: Soon To Be A Netflix Series

Join us as we go into the Grishaverse! In this episode, we discuss the Shadow and Bone trilogy by Leigh Bardugo, the other Grishaverse books, and what we know about the upcoming Netflix adaptation. Jessica gushes about Ben Barnes, but not nearly as much as she wants to.

54. C2E2 2020: Critical Role, Umbrella Academy, The Boys, Star Trek, and More!

Does the C in C2E2 stand for Coronavirus? Would you rather have finger sized legs or leg sized fingers. Did all the celebrities leave their stylist at home? All these questions and more are answered in our first ever C2E2 recap episode!

53. The Avatar: The Last Airbender Phenomenon With Special Guest Stephen Morris

What do the four elements, Nickelodeon, and Mark Hamill have in common? Avatar: The Last Airbender. Join us as we discuss what makes the world so great, the voices behind the characters we love, and why there is no movie in Ba Sing Se.

52. Our Top 90s Fantasy Movies

Nostalgia takes hold once again as we discuss our top fantasy movies from the 1990s! We talk about dinosaurs, dragons, toys, and whether or not the CGI holds up.