Legends Podcast

Here we discuss Entertainment Legends, and Legendary entertainment. Cult, Classic, New, Old, Original, Sequels, Reboot, Remake, Web, TV, Comic, Video Games and more, for better or worse. Come listen to a rotating cast of hosts (including some special guests) as we comment on our favorite entertainment.

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*** Sorry for this being released again, and out of order. The original got deleted somehow… sorry again*** Patrick Swayze’s career hit its peak in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, cementing his status as a Hollywood hearthrob. In the span of five years from 1987 to 1991, he starred…
Published on: 2024-04-18
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We're on the road (house) again with the remake! Swapping the Kansas City suburbs for the Florida Keys, this Amazon MGM release – exclusively on the Prime Video streaming platform – trades Patrick Swayze for Jake Gyllenhaal as the man named Dalton who gets hired to clean up a rowdy…
Published on: 2024-04-17
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Bruce Willis was at the height of his career in the early ‘90s, with Die Hard and Die Hard 2: Die Harder securing his spot in the action movie pantheon. However, a 1991 release threatened to derail this trajectory. The flop in question concerns a recently-paroled cat burglar who is…
Published on: 2024-04-02
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This 2022 film, from the directing duo known as Daniels – Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert – tells the story of a middle-age laundromat owner who taps into the multiverse in order to repair her relationships with her family. The mind-mending flick was Everywhere during awards season last year, taking…
Published on: 2024-03-26
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In 1974, Roman Polanski (now a fugitive, convicted sex criminal) directed a script from Robert Towne for a film produced by Robert Evans. Set against the backdrop of Los Angeles in the 1930s, this neo-noir mystery explores wealth, power, and water in a city that is always thirsty for more…
Published on: 2024-03-20
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Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird’s self-published comic, the absurdly-titled Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, hit shelves 40 years ago. Since then, it's been a Saturday morning cartoon (or three), two live-action movie franchises, a toy aisle staple, and a dubious rock-n-roll stage show. The latest animated iteration, from Seth Rogan, Evan…
Published on: 2024-03-13
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Legends has reached that fateful number – Six Hundred Sixty-Six – and we’re celebrating with an appropriately devilish movie. After his wife delivers a stillborn baby, an American diplomat adopts an orphan. Then, a series of mysterious circumstances lead him to suspect the boy may be the Antichrist. Starting Gregory…
Published on: 2024-03-06
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Football season may be over, but we’re going into overtime with an ESPN documentary from the 30 for 30 series. From 1990 to 1993, the Buffalo Bills ascended to the heights of NFL greatness, winning four consecutive AFC Championships. With a locker room filled with big personalities, including future Hall…
Published on: 2024-02-28
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We're doing the other half of Barbenheimer with Christopher Nolan’s biopic about the head scientist behind the Manhattan Project! Starring Cillian Murphy as the titular physicist, the film features an all-star cast including Emily Blunt, Florence Pugh, Matt Damon, and Robert Downey Jr. The first film Nolan released with a…
Published on: 2024-02-22
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Happy Valentimes! Legends Podcast is getting in the mood with a classic rom-com from 2009. Starring Sandra Bullock (2009’s The Blind Side) and Ryan Reynolds (2009’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine) as a publishing exec and her assistant who try to pull off a Green Card marriage, the film was a hit…
Published on: 2024-02-14
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Everybody get dressed! Legends Podcast is going out to eat! From director Mark Mylod comes a tale of wealth, class, and the perils of haute cuisine. Starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicholas Hoult, Ralph Fiennes, Hong Chau, John Leguizamo, Janet McTeer, and Reed Birney, the movie presents a seven-course meal that starts…
Published on: 2024-02-07
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Emerald Fennell played Midge in Barbie last week, but she is the director of this week's movie. When an Oxford scholarship student befriends the son of a wealthy family, their summer holiday is filled with sex, lies, and bathtub shenanigans. Starring Barry Keough, Jacob Elordi, Rosamund Pike, Richard E. Grant,…
Published on: 2024-01-31
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The cinematic cultural phenomenon known only as Barbenheimer roller-bladed into theaters last summer with the force of an atomic explosion. The double-feature from those ingenues of cinema verite, Greta Gerwig and Christopher Nolan, promised to be the box office event of the summer, along with all the meme culture meets…
Published on: 2024-01-24
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Director Zach Snyder signed on to make a Star Wars movie back in 2012, shortly after the franchise was purchased by Disney. When that film never materialized, Snyder redeveloped the project for Netflix in the shape of Rebel Moon, a sci-fi epic about an evil empire determined to crush an…
Published on: 2024-01-10
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We’re kicking off 2024 with an absolute banger from last year: the long-awaited follow-up to 2018’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse! Where the first film introduced us to Miles, Gwen, Peter B., and taught us that anyone can wear the mask, the new film blows the dimensional barrier wide open and…
Published on: 2024-01-04
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Legends Podcast puts the missile in mistletoe with a bloody take on a Christmas movie! When a disenchanted Santa Claus gets caught up in a home invasion, he has to give out lumps of coal to everyone on his naughty list… and he’s all out of coal, so they’ll just…
Published on: 2023-12-20
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Legends Podcast is getting into the Christmas spirit with a brand-new movie and a filmmaker interview! When a family’s tradition of hand-making Christmas decorations dredges up an old rift between two sisters, it’s up to a misplaced wish, a mysterious ornament, and an army of evil tchotchkes to end this…
Published on: 2023-12-13
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The final film in Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Lord of the Rings came to a conclusion twenty years ago this month. Following the success of the first two films, the question remained whether the third could meet the expectation – and the hype – in the days…
Published on: 2023-12-06
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Christopher Nolan loves playing with time in his films like Memento, Inception, and Tenet and telling stories about the push and pull between family and duty. For his follow-up to The Dark Knight Rises, Nolan plays with both big ideas in a story about a future where mankind’s only hope…
Published on: 2023-11-29
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Doctor Who first hit the airwaves in 1963 – sixty years ago! – but the TARDIS went dark in 1989 for an indefinite hiatus. In the mid-1990s, plans started brew to import the iconic British sci-fi series across the pond to America. The BBC partnered with the Fox network to…
Published on: 2023-11-22
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