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PCR #87: Attack of the Swerves

January 8th, 2018

Sooo...funny story, we sat down and recorded our big review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi a few days after it was released, only to forget about it until after we recorded our huge 2017 rewind episode (that's what happens when you record during the holidays).  So enjoy this SPOILER filled (does that matter at this point?) review of the newest, longest, and definitely the most controversial addition to the Star Wars episodic saga.  Luke said it wasn't going to go the way you think, boy was he right about that!

Stay tuned for our big 2017 Rewind episode coming soon!

PCR #86: Let’s Talk About Disney and Fox

December 22nd, 2017

Travis and Chris are here to talk about the recent news of Disney buying out Fox Studios.  They ignore all the legal mumbo jumbo and just sit back and hash out all their fantasy moviemaking possibilities (big and small) from the huge deal.  What's the biggest thing they're looking forward to?  What kind of crossovers would they like to see? How does this affect the MCU?  What are YOU looking forward to the most?  Hit the download button and enjoy!

PCR Rewind #12 - Holy Crap, Christmas is Already Here?!

December 18th, 2017

**With just a week before #Christmas, enjoy this classic episode as we talk about our favorite holiday movies!**

In this episode, Travis and Xavier take a look at some of their favorite and not so favorite Christmas time movies, cartoons, and TV specials. What's the all time best "go to" Christmas movie that they both picked? Did you ever watch the classic animated specials that come on every year? Is Gremlins a Christmas movie or a horror movie? They answer all these questions and much, much more, so check it out, and feel free to comment on what you're favorite holiday movie is! Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

PCR #85: Crisis…on CW!

November 30th, 2017

What a better way to follow up our Justice League episode...with the review no one asked for!  Travis sits down in his recliner and (SPOILERS) breaks down everything wrong with the Crisis on Earth X crossover event for all of CW's DC Comics tv shows.  It's got Supergirl, Green Arrow, the Flash, and a bunch of other heroes and villains mixed in, what could go wrong?

If you're a fan of the CW DC (DCW?) shows, then hit thje download button, give it a listen and see if you agree or disagree!

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PCR #84: …And Justice For All!

November 27th, 2017

In this episode, Travis and Chris give their thoughts and review for JUSTICE LEAGUE! Beware of spoilers as they talk about the plot, the characters, and all of the little easter eggs in the film. Did they like the movie? The answer may surprise you. How does this movie compare to the previous DCU entries? What worked, and what didn’t? What do they want to see happen next in the DCU? Check it out and give us a rate and review on iTunes when you’re done!
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SNEEK PEAK: Wrestling Relapse

November 13th, 2017

And now for something completely different.....

We'll be doing a second podcast, with the same format as PCR, just focusing on wrestling.  If you've ever been a fan, please give it a listen.  If you're not a fan, we'll still have episodes of PCR coming out as well (but feel free to download this anyways ;) ).

In this pilot episode of Wrestling Relapse, our hosts Travis and Chris think back about what originally got them hooked into the sport of wrestling and what has made them stay to this day. Do you remember what got you hooked? When you went to your first live event? Were you WWF or WCW?? We talk about all that and wrap up by teasing some of the things we’ll be doing in upcoming episodes.
If you’ve ever been a wrestling fan as a kid, got into it as an adult, or just been a diehard lifer like us, then hit the subscribe button and download this episode!
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PCR #83: Let’s RagnaROCK!!!

November 6th, 2017

Beware of spoilers as Travis and Chris breakdown the newest entry into the MCU and in the Thor franchise! They give their take on the controversial tone of the film, which departed from the previous two films in the trilogy, and if it was good or bad for the movie. They talk about the new characters we got in this one, as well as some old characters that were missing, and how the Hulk played into everything. Is Loki still a bad guy?  Did Cate Blancett look hot as Hela, or was it just them?  Of course they talk about the awesomeness that is “the Goldblum”, who had a prominent role in the film as well. They wrap up by talking about how this film ranks in with some other similar MCU films, and discuss what might happen next. They spoil everything, so watch the movie first, then hit the download button and enjoy!

PCR Rewind #37 - Creepy Tales From the Podcast Zone

October 25th, 2017

**With #Halloween coming in less than a week, let's go back to the darkside with this horror-ific classic episode**

Hello kiddies! On this episode, Travis & X go to the darkside as they take on horror movie anthologies! They talk about the more recent movies that are keeping the genre going like Trick'r Treat, ABC's of Death, and the VHS series, but really focus on the greats from the 80s & 90s as they review the tales from the movies like Creepshow 1 and 2, Tales From the Crypt, Tales from the Darkside, Cat's Eye, and more! There were quite a few tv shows as well. Do you remember when Freddy Krueger got into the anthology game? How long did the Hitchhiker run for? Of course they talk about the godfather of anthologies, the Twilight Zone! They wrap it up with a quick mention of the Outer Limits which leads into a wonderful discussion about Alyssa Milano! But before they get to all that, they give some quick shout outs and then give their in-depth review of the series premiere of Ash vs Evil Dead!
Plus, find out what really scares X!

PCR #82: More Marvel Mania Phase 2: Age of Zeroes Part 2

October 9th, 2017

In this episode, Travis and Chris conclude their breakdown of Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe!  This time they gush over Guardians of the Galaxy's debut into the MCU, try to balance out the pros and cons of Age of Ultron, and get entertained by the "little" surprise hit, Ant-Man.  After all that, they give their rankings for their favorite Phase 2 films as well as give their thoughts on where they think the MCU is going after Phase 3.  What was your favorite movie from this Phase?  Leave a comment and let us know!  Now hit the download button and enjoy!

PCR #81: Marvel Mania Phase 2: Age of Zeroes

September 25th, 2017

In this episode, Travis and Chris begin their breakdown of Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe! They talk about what worked and didn’t work with Iron Man 3, how bad Thor: The Dark World was and the excellently done political spy thriller that is Captain America: The Winter Soldier! Listen as they list their top pros and cons of each film, how Marvel is starting to build to even a bigger picture that’s still continuing through Phase 3, and then go on to fail at trying to figure out which Infinity Stones are which. Part 1 of 2.

PCR #80: Breaking For Blockbusters

September 11th, 2017

In this episode, Travis and Chris take a look back at the summer movies from this year. Travis saw quite a few, and Chris...well he did his best. What’d they like? What didn’t they like? What surprised them? What disappointed them? They wrap up by talking about what films they're looking forward to that are coming out soon, as well as touch on a few that they saw earlier in the year.
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PCR #79: Spidey’s Cinematic Stories, Part 3: A MARVELous Homecoming!

July 25th, 2017

In this episode, Travis, Chris, and Aaron all give their thoughts on the new Spider-Man: Homecoming movie! They start out by rewinding back to Captain America: Civil War and Spidey’s introduction into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and how that momentum carried over to his own re-rebooted continuity into the MCU. They look at how Tom Holland compares to the past Peter Parker/Spidey actors, as well as Marisa Tomei’s Aunt May. Did they rely too much on Robert Downey Jr for this film and was it needed? How did Michael Keaton do as the Vulture? They wrap up by giving their overall thoughts of the movie and guess where it goes from here. What’d you think of the movie? Let us know at facebook.com/popculturerewind!

PCR #78: Spidey’s Cinematic Stories, Part 2: Reboot Repeats

July 20th, 2017

In this episode, Travis, Chris, and Aaron continue their conversation, this time focusing on the two Amazing Spider-Man films!  Did rebooting the origin story so soon after the last film help or hurt these films?  How was Andrew Garfield's Peter Parker/Spidey compared to Tobey's?  What was the biggest problem that was made in the second Amazing film?  What else worked or flopped overall for these film?  After the recaps, they all give their personal ranks of all five films.  All this and more so hit the download button and enjoy!

PCR #77: Spidey’s Cinematic Stories, Part 1: Tobey’s Tears

July 13th, 2017

This is for all you webheads out there!  In this episode, Travis and Chris bring in special guest (and Spider-Man superfan) Aaron to talk about the live-action Spider-Man trilogy of films from director Sam Raimi!  They talk about some of the best and worst moments from all three films, what actors stole the show (and which ones should've been recast), and what made the trilogy so special. Aaron has some interesting info on what could have been had the series kept going and the studios kept their ideas out and what really happened with Spider-Man 3.  They wrap up this part by doing some shout-outs from listeners who chimed in with their favorite moments as well.  So hit the download button and enjoy!

PCR #76 - Transformers: The Last Knight Review!!

July 6th, 2017

In this follow-up from our last episode, Travis and Chris breakdown their thoughts as they review the latest installment of the Transformers live action franchise!  They try to be fair with their pros and cons, but the cons start to outweigh the pros pretty quickly!  What did they like?  What did they not like?  What were they confused by?  What's the one thing they wanted to be answered going into watching it?  Did they get their answer?  You want to know, don't you duuude?   Hit the download button to find out and enjoy!!

PCR #75 - Transformers: Blowing up the Bayverse

June 5th, 2017

It's the episode he said he wouldn't do.  In this episode, Travis is back with Chris once again to breakdown Michael Bay's Transformers movie franchise!  They researched long & hard to find a couple good Pros from each film along with a couple Cons to balance things out (which wasn't so hard to do).  How was it seeing their childhood toys finally up on the big screen?  What the hell happened with Revenge of the Fallen?  Why did the story from Dark of the Moon seem so familiar?  How about the darker tone of Age of Extinction?  From exotic cars, robot balls, dinosaurs, Shia LaBeauf, Transformium, they cover all those and then give some thoughts on the upcoming Last Knight film, so hit the download button and enjoy.  Roll out!

PCR Rewind #42 - The Nostalgia Strikes Back

May 4th, 2017

**Enjoy #StarWarsDay with this classic episode**

A short time ago, in a recording room far, far away.....
Travis & Xavier are back as they look back at the original trilogy of the Star Wars universe! They start off by remembering what the franchise means to them, their first memories, how it's impacted their lives as kids and as adults. They then break down the original trilogy of A New Hope, Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi. They take a look at the characters, cast, settings, music, all while trying to not let the "Special Editions" get in the way of the classics. They take a look at some good fan theories, the Star Wars Vs Star Trek fandoms, and try to figure out how everyone understands alien languages. Who really played Darth Vader? Do Droids have souls? How awkward was it when Luke & Leia kissed? What all does Vader choke? They also rip into the prequels and try to find any redeeming qualities from them (spoilers: they don't find any). Also, listen as Xavier starts to break down into an emotional mess as he recollects the most heartbreaking death in the entire series. If you're a Star Wars fan, you definitely don't want to miss this one! May the Force be with you!


PCR - FATE of the FURIOUS Review!!

May 1st, 2017

We give our thoughts on the eighth(!!) installment of the Fast and the Furious franchise and talk about what we liked and didn't like about the newest flick.
Before that though, Travis shares his hands-on impressions for the Nintendo Switch and Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild!

PCR - Walking Rewind #8 - Zombies & Tigers & Negan Oh My!

April 21st, 2017

Better late than never, right?  In the season finale of our Walking Rewind series, we do a rapid fire rundown of the final 3 episodes that lead up to the huge season finale of season 7 of Walking Dead. It's all about cantaloupes, gangs, zombies, betrayals, Negan, and of course....Shiva! After we finish our review, Travis tells a tale of what happened when he went to Dallas to meet Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Was it a happy ending? Check it out to find out!

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PCR - LOGAN Movie Review!!

March 21st, 2017

Spoiler warning! We give our thoughts and review of the most recent and final film in the Wolverine franchise. We talk about Hugh Jackman's performance, what he means to the role of Logan, and how he's changed over the years. Dafne Keen was the stole the show as X-23, and we loved every moment of it, and discuss where they can go from here. Did we like the 'R' rating of the film? Where does Fox take the franchise from here and do they recast him? We wrap up with our personal top 5 favorite moments from all of Jackman's appearances as Wolverine.

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