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PCR #51 - Alien Saga Spotlight Part 1: It’s Xenomorphin’ Time!

April 26th, 2016

In honor of #AlienDay, we board the Nostromo and set a course to LV-426 as we kick off our huge look back at the entire ALIEN franchise!  In this episode we start where it all began with Ridley Scott’s iconic 1979 sci-fi horror film, Alien!  From there we look at the action-packed 1986 sequel directed by James Cameron, Aliens!  How well does the first film hold up?  Just what the hell is a xenomorph?  How much of a boss is Ripley?  What’s the deal with “the company”?  How awesome is Bill Paxton?!  We answer all these questions and more as we take a look at our favorite moments from these tales of beauty and the Bitch!  We’ll continue with the next two films in our next episode!

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PCR BATMAN Animated Movie Review: Return of the Joker!

April 14th, 2016

Mandy from CasterQuest and Travis and Xavier from Pop Culture Rewind continue their quest to review the best BATMAN animated movies ever made! This episode we cover 2000's animated film- Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker.
Set in the future in Neo-Gotham city- Bruce Wayne has since passed down the legacy of the caped crusader to high-schooler Terry McGinnis. The Jokerz gang has switched from petty crimes to swiping expensive scientific equipment under the direction of Bruce Wayne's greatest nemisis...the Joker.
But how can the Joker have returned when Bruce and Barbara Gordon witnessed the clown prince of crimes demise years ago- after a tragic and brutal attack on a young Tim Drake?
Follow along as Bruce struggles with the resurfacing of his most dangerous enemy- while Terry fights to remain the new Batman and unravel the mystery of the Return of the Joker.
Future installments in our Batman Animated Films Reviews will include: The Dark Knight Returns series, Under The Red Hood, Batman and Son series, and Assault on Arkham.
Check out Pop Culture Rewind on iTunes and Stitcher and at popculturerewind.com, and CasterQuest on soundcloud and iTunes and at casterquest.com
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PCR #50 - Daredevil Season 2 Review!

April 7th, 2016

In this episode, Travis & X heighten all of their senses for their big recap of season two of Netflix's DAREDEVIL!!  They go into detail about where it picks up after the first season, what happens to the main characters, and what they thought about all the new characters introduced throughout the season.  What did they think of Jon Bernthal as Frank Castle aka Punisher?  Did Elektra live up to the source material?  This season had all kinds of stuff going on.  Vigilantes, court trials, ninjas, undead assassins...Who's the real villain of this show anyways?!  They also discuss how this season potentially ties-in to the "grounded" Marvel universe, coming off the heels of Jessica Jones.  If you're a fan of the show, or want to know if it's worth checking out, then hit the download button and enjoy!

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