Well, we made it: Our 50th episode of Antidote for the Commonplace. In this episode we discuss some of our favorite films, comics, and games that were released over the past year but were not covered in a previous episode. Topics include Resident Evil, Looper, X-Wing, Columbus Comic Con, Bouchercon, Sinister, Max Payne 3, Bioshock Infinite, superhero films, and Resident Evil Revelations. Here’s to 50 more episodes!
It’s here! The World’s End, the cap to the infamous Cornetto Trilogy. The AftC crew take on the conclusion to two of their absolute favorite films. Does it deserve a spot alongside Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, on display atop the mantel for all to see? Tune in to find out!
The World’s End is in theaters and it’s the perfect time to take a stroll down memory lane with our favorite Brits. Director Edgar Wright takes center stage as we discuss our favorite moments from Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz (the first two films in the “Cornetto Trilogy”) as well as Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. Come back next week for our take on The World’s End!
With the release of Riddick, the latest film in the Chronicles of Riddick saga, mere days away, the AftC crew take a look back on the film series. From it’s humble beginnings in a cult hit, Pitch Black, to the epic sequel, Chronicles of Riddick, we take a trip down memory lane to examine the character of Riddick and the movies where he captured our attention. On with the show!
Co-hosts Matt and Jon discuss Guillermo Del Toro’s latest summer action epic, Pacific Rim. It’s all out action with giant mechs vs giant monsters, but how does the film hold up outside of the battles? We take a critical eye to one of our favorite directors after discussing his work in our previous episode.
Guillermo Del Toro is one of the most visionary and creative directors of our time. Since his latest film, Pacific Rim, charged into theaters this past weekend, we thought we’d take a look back at the films he’s worked on to date. From Mimic to Pan’s Labyrinth, to Hellboy and beyond, Del Toro has given us some of our favorite moments in film. Tune in for our Del Toro Restrospective and next week for our review of Pacific Rim.
ZOMBIES! They’re back, gushing into theaters like water from a fire hose. You just can’t put ’em down. Co-hosts Matt and Paul give their take on the summer blockbuster, and the past, present and future of the big Z.
ROUND TABLE TIME! Co-hosts Matt, Chris, Eric and Jonathan get together to discuss their favorite comic book films, as well as those that have been announced for release in the near future. Agree? Disagree? Tune in and let us know!
Star Trek is back and bigger than ever, taking on modern themes that touch close to home in society today. Tune in as we discuss the sequel to the 2009 blockbuster remake, the future of the Star Trek Universe and dive into the darker aspects of the film.