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Well, it's finally and improbably here: the four-hour Zack Snyder-approved version of his superhero opus JUSTICE LEAGUE has hit HBO Max, so Rob, Ben, Jesse, and Marisa watched all four hours and tried to process our experience with this rambling, shapeless, weirdly impressive superhero epic. We talk about everything from Jack Kirby and Joss Whedon to toxic workplaces and Watchmen. And at two hours, it's much less time-consuming than the movie itself!

Direct download: SportsAlcoholPodcastJusticeLeagueSnyderCut.mp3
Category:movies, comics -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

The biggest superhero movie of the year hit HBO Max (and... movie theaters?!) on Christmas, and took the internet's biggest complainers by storm! But the nerds at have some bones to pick with the bone-picking, and also their own fresh and wonderful thoughts on this ambitious mixed bag of a sequel. Listen up as Rob, Jon, Jesse, and Marisa talk everything WW84!

Direct download: SportsAlcoholPodcastWW84.mp3
Category:movies, comics -- posted at: 9:49pm EST

Well, after two and a half years of blown release dates and rumored (but not actual) reshoots, the final installment in the original X-Men movie series is here, as THE NEW MUTANTS debuts in movie theaters mid-pandemic. Four core members of the crew saw the movie--safely and not in traditional public screenings!--and decided to send off this series by doing what we always do: talking extensively about the X-Men.

Direct download: SportsAlcoholPodcastNewMutants.mp3
Category:movies, comics -- posted at: 3:08pm EST