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.

Hosts: Beef and Lobster

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To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the first Godzilla film, Japanese movie studio Toho unleashed a new installment in its historic franchise last year. Set in Japan in the days following World War II, the film serves a prequel of sorts to the 1954 film, introducing a smaller – yet…
Published on: 2024-06-12
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We’re rewinding the clock to 2020 with a release of our review (repeating from Legends 246) of Mad Max: Fury Road, the sequel to the recently released Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga film. Believe it or not, we were just starting to hear rumblings of a long-promised Furiosa prequel in…
Published on: 2024-06-06
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So Spider-less It was held an extra week… Beef is sorry…. From the studio that brought us Venom and Morbius comes the latest attempt by Sony to make a Spider-Man movie without Spider-Man in it! When Cassandra Webb’s mother is bitten by a magic spider, she grows up with the…
Published on: 2024-05-29
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Marcel the Shell with Shoes On burst onto the internet stage in 2010 with a three minute YouTube video. In three short videos, the world fell in love with the tiny, soft-spoken, introspective mollusc as he showed us his everyday life in a human-sized home. Directed by Dean Fleischer Camp…
Published on: 2024-05-29
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Putting a new spin on the traditional coming-of-age teen movie, director Emma Seligman mashes up The Breakfast Club with Fight Club for an action-packed, surreal romp through high school. Starring Rachel Sennot and Ayo Edebiri as two lesbians who start a “self-defense” club to get girls, this 2023 film explores…
Published on: 2024-05-15
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Thirty years ago, Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich launched a franchise with this blockbuster movie starring Kurt Russell and James Spader – though maybe not in the way they expected. When an Egyptologist decodes the symbols on an ancient artifact, the U.S. military opens a portal through the stars leading…
Published on: 2024-05-08
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Legends Podcast is coming to you from ITHACON! Recorded on April 27, 2024, Legend’s Podcast’s very own Jonolobster moderated “Re-Awakenings: Disney’s Gargoyles 30th Anniversary Panel,” the very first panel of ITHACON 47! Join Joe Rybandt, Executive Editor at Dynamite Entertainment, the publisher of Gargoyles’ record-setting revival, and other panelists for…
Published on: 2024-05-03
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In honor of Disney’s Gargoyles 30th Anniversary – and Lobster’s recent panel at ITHACON – we’re watching the four-part “City of Stone” saga from the classic Disney Afternoon series. When Demona broadcasts a magic spell that turns every human in Manhattan to stone at night, the Gargoyles must team up…
Published on: 2024-05-01
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We're heading back to Rebel Moon for Part 2! After Part One – A Child of Fire lit up Netflix screens in December of last year, we had to wait four months for the second half of Zack Snyder’s Seven Samurai in Space. Now, it’s here, and it is indeed…
Published on: 2024-04-24
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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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