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The 602 Club is TFM's dedicated podcast to our passion for all things geeky outside of Star Trek. We cover classics as well as much of what is coming out as a way of helping listeners find new things to try. Each week host Matthew Rushing, friends from around the network and beyond deep dive into topics such as Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Marvel, DC Comics, James Bond, Doctor Who, Battlestar Galactica, Harry Potter, Zack Snyder and much more. So pull up a chair, order a drink from Ruby and enjoy. Subscribe and listen today! Make sure you are following us on Twitter and Instagram!

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    387: Planet-Sized Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 61:27

    Star Wars: Shadow of the Sith. The Sequel Trilogy for Star Wars created a lot of questions for fans that they have longed to have answered since The Force Awakens was released seven years ago and has compounded with the release of each subsequent film. In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by Mark Hurliman of Star Wars Beyond the Films to discuss the latest Star Wars book, Shadow of the Sith. We discuss the Sith, Luke, Lando, Ochi and more connections, Rey, her parents and even more connections, wrapping up with our ratings. Chapters The Sith (00:03:00) Luke Skywalker (00:12:33) Lando (00:28:31) Ochi and More Connections (00:38:06) Rey, Her Parents and Even More Connections (00:47:50) Ratings (00:56:02) Host Matthew Rushing Guest Mark Hurliman Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    386: How Kenobi Gets His Groove Back

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 123:14

    Obi-Wan Kenobi. There has been one refrain that Star Wars fans have had since Disney bought Lucasfilm, give us more Kenobi with Ewan McGregor and after a few hiccups, a show on Disney Plus premiered 10 years later. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris are joined by Jedi Master John Mills to talk about Obi-Wan Kenobi. We discuss, movie vs show, rewriting, doubling back, back to Ben, call to arms, Ben to Obi-Wan again, the fight, getting the reward, Inquisitors, Leia, new friends, Vader's back, the look and feel, music and our ratings. Chapters Movie vs Show (00:03:15) Rewriting (00:11:59) Doubling Back (00:19:33) Back to Ben (00:23:30) Call to Arms (00:28:26) Ben to Obi-Wan Again (00:36:40) The Fight (00:43:56) Getting the Reward (00:59:06) Inquisitors (01:04:23) Leia (01:24:31) New Friends (01:30:10) Vader's Back (01:39:24) Look and Feel (01:47:00) Music (01:53:31) Ratings (01:57:42) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    385: The Despair and Hope

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 61:41

    Stranger Things 4: Part 1. In 2019, season 3 of Stranger Things left fans wondering what happened to Hopper and waiting to see just how many more seasons the show would be given before coming to an end. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Stranger Things 4: Part 1. We discuss coming back, splitting up the season, trauma from the past, to be loved, amping up the horror, the villain, another answer, three different strands, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Coming Back (00:03:11) Splitting Up the Season (00:08:01) Trauma From the Past (00:13:32) To Be Loved (00:19:15) Amping Up the Horror (00:25:57) The Villain (00:29:09) Another Answer (00:36:24) Three Different Strands (00:41:06) Ratings (00:54:18) Recommendations (00:57:53) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    384: Coming Full Circle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 67:48

    Jurassic World Dominion. Michael Crichton captured the world's attention in 1990 when he released his book Jurassic Park, which would continue on in film through Steven Spielberg's work and further through its revival in Colin Trevorrow's hands. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about the final film in the Jurassic series, Jurassic World Dominion. We discuss how we feel, coming to an end, a lot to say, the big three, Owen, Claire and Maisie, the villain, action and effects, the music, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters How We are Feeling (00:03:11) Coming to an End (00:05:57) A Lot to Say (00:14:06) The Big Three (00:35:59) Owen, Claire and Maisie (00:41:46) The Villain (00:47:16) Action and Effects (00:52:15) The Music (00:56:57) Ratings (00:59:20) Recommendations (01:03:05) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    383: A MTV Production

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 73:14

    Flashdance. The 80s is a decade full of movies that still live on in the cultural zeitgeist, from their choice of music to the iconic scenes that have been replayed or parodied many times, they continue to influence culture now. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome John Mills to talk about Flashdance. We discuss launching producers, directors, cultural phenomenon, the story, Jennifer Beals, other actors, the rest of the cast, the look and feel, the soundtrack, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Launching Producers (00:03:49) Directors (00:08:18) Cultural Phenomenon (00:13:30) The Story (00:20:28) Jennifer Beals (00:39:00) Other Actors (00:42:27) The Rest of the Cast (00:46:14) The Look and Feel (00:49:01) The Soundtrack (00:51:28) Ratings (00:58:20) Recommendations (01:04:36) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    382: Stop Running and Start Living

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 77:26

    Top Gun: Maverick. Hollywood has long mined its back catalog for content, this has worked well but it has also been a dismal disaster at the box office so it is always a toss up as to if the gamble will pay off. This week in The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing welcomes John Mills to talk about the latest Hollywood sequel, Top Gun: Maverick. We discuss back to Top Gun, proven right, still a maverick, Val Kilmer's role, an old flame, the son he never had, the next generation, the rest of the cast, the mission, the action, the music and our ratings. Chapters Back to Top Gun (00:04:42) Proven Right (00:13:38) Still a Maverick (00:20:26) Val Kilmer's Role (00:38:15) An Old Flame (00:45:29) The Son He Never Had (00:52:11) The Next Generation (00:54:11) The Rest of the Cast (00:58:58) The Mission (01:02:00) The Action (01:03:44) The Music (01:08:47) Ratings (01:11:35) Host Matthew Rushing Guest John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    381: I Like the Weird Stuff

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 63:09

    Moon Knight. The MCU Phase Four just continues on like the never-ending story but the latest Disney Plus show takes a cue from the previous Netflix series and gives fans a darker show than previously seen from Disney. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome back Amanda Pfeifer to talk about Moon Knight. We discuss familiarity, a troubled hero, a third wheel, heritage, the villain, a new hero, action, effects, design, all the gods, other issues, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Familiarity (00:03:19) A Troubled Hero (00:04:44) A Third Wheel (00:13:22) Heritage (00:16:16) The Villain (00:18:55) A New Hero (00:26:47) Action, Effects and Design (00:34:10) All the Gods (00:39:35) Other Issues (00:46:03) Ratings (00:52:22) Recommendations (00:56:36) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest Amanda Pfeifer Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    380: Brothers From Another Mother

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 59:05

    Star Wars: Brotherhood. Begun, the Clone Wars have, they begin to rage across the galaxy affecting even neutral worlds as Cato Neimoidia suffers a terrifying terrorist attack on its capital city and first evidence points to the Republic being involved. In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by William Devereux to talk about Mike Chen's first full-length Star Wars novel, Brotherhood. We discuss the timeframe, the marriage, Dex, Anakin, what happened, Asajj, Ruug, Obi-Wan and our ratings. Chapters The Timeframe (00:02:35) The Marriage (00:06:32) Dex (00:13:39) Anakin (00:15:33) What Happened (00:26:20) Asajj (00:34:29) Ruug (00:39:11) Obi-Wan (00:43:55) Ratings (00:49:41) Host Matthew Rushing Guest William Devereux Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    379: Reap What You Sow

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 65:12

    Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness. You would have thought that Stephen Strange would have had enough of the multiverse after his experience in No Way Home yet that was not to be as a new child of the multiverse crashes Christine's wedding. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris are joined once again by Amanda Pfeifer to talk about Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness. We discuss, Stephen Strange, breaking the rules, looking the same, the surprise at the end, Wanda Maximoff, big surprises, America Chavez, multiverse of action and sound, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Stephen Strange (00:03:33) Breaking the Rules (00:10:13) Looking the Same (00:18:01) The Surprise at the End (00:21:13) Wanda Maximoff (00:25:27) Big Surprises (00:39:30) America Chavez (00:44:58) Multiverse of Action (00:51:12) Multiverse of Sound (00:56:02) Ratings (00:57:02) Recommendations (01:01:20) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest Amanda Pfeifer Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    378: Survive and Thrive

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 51:13

    Encanto. Walt Disney Animation has made a come back in the last few years with films like Frozen, Frozen II and Moana, which has lead to another collaboration with Lin-Manuel Miranda for their latest movie. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome Amanda Pfeifer to talk about Encanto. We discuss the story, more a parable, characters, the themes, we finally get to talk about him, the music, animation, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters The Story (00:03:28) More A Parable (00:08:08) Characters (00:10:46) The Themes (00:15:18) We Finally Get To Talk About Him (00:25:01) The Music (00:28:37) The Animation (00:36:44) Ratings (00:42:48) Recommendations (00:46:32) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest Amanda Pfeifer Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    377: The Wizarding Mjölnir

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 78:52

    Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. It has been a little over a year since Jacob Kowalski ran into Newt Scamander in a bank while trying to secure a business loan for his bakery and so much has changed, especially now that Grindelwald's message is beginning to pick up traction in the wizarding world. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome Hufflepuff Amanda Pfeifer to help us break down Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. We discuss another change, the story, an abundance of twins, othering, feelings are not what matters, redemption, Lally, Aberforth, making history, Bunty, action and effects, the music, our ratings and one last question. Chapters Another Change (00:04:39) The Story (00:13:52) An Abundance of Twins (00:20:11) Othering (00:25:14) Feelings Are Not What Matters (00:35:53) Redemption (00:38:38) Lally (00:50:15) Aberforth (00:52:55) Make History (00:57:20) Bunty (01:01:00) Action and Effects (01:02:30) The Music (01:07:00) Ratings (01:09:52) One Last Questions (01:13:46) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest Amanda Pfeifer Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    376: A Lethal Weapon

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 57:06

    Gremlins. By 1984, Amblin Entertainment had put itself on the map with films like Poltergeist and E.T., so when they released a fourth movie starting teenage phenom, Phoebe Cates, it was sure to be a hit. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Gremlins. We discuss history, horror and comedy, the story, responsibility, Zack Galligan, the romance, Phoebe Cates, the effects, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters History (00:03:15) Horror and Comedy (00:07:36) The Story (00:17:01) Responsibility (00:27:52) Zach Galligan (00:37:04) The Romance (00:40:24) Phoebe Cates (00:41:59) The Effects (00:45:53) Ratings (00:50:47) Recommendations (00:52:56) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    375: The Ear Tingle

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 52:25

    Morbius. Sony and Marvel Studios have been sharing the character of Spider-Man for a few years now, Marvel Studios has him in the MCU whereas Sony has him in his own Spider-Man Universe, utilizing all the characters they own to create a different franchise. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Morbius. We discuss its development, the story, the cast, the price of a cure, the action and effects, the stingers, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Development (00:02:57) The Story (00:09:31) Jared Leto (00:19:34) Matt Smith (00:22:48) Adria Arjona (00:25:53) Jared Harris (00:28:23) The Price of a Cure (00:30:35) Action and Effects (00:36:23) Stingers (00:41:31) Ratings (00:45:12) Recommendations (00:47:47) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 24: Spider-Man: Far From Home

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2022 56:37

    Spider-Man: Far From Home. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as they finally make it to the end of Phase Three! Chapters The Theater (00:02:50) Endgame Fallout (00:04:56) Peter's Struggle (00:12:19) The Stinger (00:17:50) Mysterio (00:20:54) Deconstructing Tony (00:32:07) Teen Stuff (00:34:51) The Effects (00:35:33) The Other Stinger (00:41:48) The Music (00:45:43) Last Thoughts (00:47:46) Ratings (00:48:32) Recommendations (00:50:14) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    374: The Beauty of Love

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 55:36

    The Lost City. Sandra Bullock became a household name after her performance in Speed with Keanu Reeves but she won the hearts of the world in the romantic comedy, While You Were Sleeping, now she returns to her romantic roots in her latest movie. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about The Lost City. We discuss rom-coms, the story, fear of moving on, judging a book by its cover, making people happy, fueled by greed, the cast, the villain, action and adventure, connections, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Rom-Coms (00:03:06) The Story (00:06:49) Fear of Moving On (00:11:22) Judge a Book By Its Cover (00:18:30) Making People Happy (00:25:09) Fueled By Greed (00:28:42) Sandra Bullock (00:32:27) Channing Tatum (00:35:30) Brad Pitt (00:38:28) Da'Vine Joy Randolph (00:40:17) The Villain (00:42:21) Action and Adventure (00:45:00) Connections (00:47:28) Ratings (00:49:31) Recommendations (00:51:14) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 23: Avengers: Endgame

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2022 77:05

    Avengers: Endgame. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as they reach the penultimate film in Phase Three and the end of the line for some of the most beloved characters in Marvel. Chapters Theatrical Experience (00:02:14) More Screen Time (00:06:30) Structure (00:10:37) Hulk (00:20:24) Thor (00:23:17) Cap (00:28:09) Captain Marvel (00:34:26) Black Widow (00:37:34) Tony (00:44:00) Music (00:45:17) Nanotech (00:48:25) The Effects (00:51:16) Back in Time (00:58:14) Better or Worse (01:02:45) Ratings (01:07:39) One Last Question (01:10:36) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    373: Subverting Expectations

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 73:12

    The King's Man. In 2015 director Matthew Vaughn introduced the world to a new super-secret spy organization known as The Kingsman and it was successful enough to spawn a franchise, leading to a prequel of the series in 2021. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome back Amanda Pfeifer to help them talk about The King's Man. We discuss a prequel, the setting and story, stealing lollipops, when to act, the cast, the villains, the action, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters A Prequel (00:03:08) The Setting and Story (00:06:40) Stealing Lollipops (00:16:38) When to Act (00:24:57) Ralph Fiennes (00:33:16) Gemma Arterton (00:36:32) Djimon Hounsou (00:39:21) Harris Dickinson (00:41:12) Villains (00:45:03) A Few More Cast Members (00:53:22) The Action (00:55:22) Ratings (01:00:25) Recommendations (01:05:45) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest Amanda Pfeifer Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 22: Captain Marvel

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2022 63:52

    Captain Marvel. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as we continue through Phase Three and a reach a new Captain. Chapters A Long Development (00:04:00) Structural Issues (00:16:55) Needle Drops (00:23:19) Shackles (00:29:51) The Visuals (00:36:38) What Works (00:38:30) Questions (00:42:00) The Score (00:48:49) Direction (00:53:18) Ratings (00:55:10) Rankings (00:57:13) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    372: The Ultimate Therapy Session

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 53:31

    The Adam Project. Streaming has become a place for new films to drop without having a theatrical run and in 2022, Netflix has doubled down on this idea by releasing a new movie every week! In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about The Adam Project. We discuss, a first try, time travel, multiple selves, Maya, the cast, the action and effects, the music, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters First Try (00:03:18) Time Travel (00:10:15) Multiple Selves (00:14:22) Maya (00:24:05) Walker Scobell (00:29:18) Ryan Reynolds (00:32:03) Mark Ruffalo (00:35:22) Jennifer Garner (00:38:06) Action and Effects (00:39:56) Ratings (00:46:40) Recommendations (00:48:24) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 21: Ant-Man and the Wasp

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2022 60:17

    Ant-Man and the Wasp. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as they continue through Phase Three by returning to the quantum realm with Scott, the Van Dynes and the crew! Chapters Seeing if for the First Time (00:03:03) The Reception (00:08:14) Structural Things (00:13:30) Missing Story Points (00:18:34) Peyton Reed (00:27:23) Evangeline Lilly (00:30:44) Action Scenes (00:37:34) Fun (00:41:48) The Effects (00:45:54) The Music (00:49:09) Ratings (00:50:45) Recommendations (00:54:41) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    371: Fix the Legacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 90:13

    The Batman. There is one comic book character that has been reinvented more than any other since his first time on screen and yet the Dark Knight continues to be a box office draw no matter who is under the cowl. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome back Scott McClellan to talk about The Batman. We discuss more Batman, the Batman, the Riddler, the final act, the Penguin, Catwoman, Gordon, the look and film, the music and our ratings. Chapters More Batman (00:03:19) The Batman (00:09:48) The Riddler (00:27:07) The Final Act (00:37:41) The Penguin (00:44:51) Catwoman (00:50:50) Gordon (00:56:17) The Look and Feel (01:02:02) The Music (01:12:58) Ratings (01:20:54) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest Scott McClellan Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 20: Avengers: Infinity War

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2022 60:36

    Avengers: Infinity War. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as they continue through Phase Three and reach a war of infinite proportions for the Avengers. Chapters Coming Into the Film (00:03:12) Picking Up From the Stinger (00:07:34) Controversy (00:09:51) Cheer Moments (00:15:30) Thanos Problems (00:20:03) Part Two is Coming (00:33:48) The Effects (00:41:28) The Music (00:46:13) One Stinger (00:49:21) Ratings (00:52:10) Rankings (00:53:29) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    370: Hooked on a Feeling

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2022 67:05

    Enchanted. Disney put itself on the map by adapting some of the most famous fairy tales the world has know and in doing so, creating a who genre of films that live on to this day, which have been copied and spoofed many times. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome Amanda Pfeiffer to help them talk about Enchanted. We discuss a much different movie, the animated opening, worlds collide, a wholistic person, the cast, the songs, the ending, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters A Much Different Movie (00:03:07) An Animated Movie (00:08:55) Worlds Collide (00:14:08) A Wholistic Person (00:22:37) Amy Adams (00:26:04) Patrick Dempsey (00:31:20) James Marsden (00:35:33) Nathaniel (00:39:28) Susan Sarandon (00:44:47) Idina Menzel (00:48:05) The Songs (00:50:34) The Ending (00:54:02) Ratings (00:57:16) Recommendations (01:00:40) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest Amanda Pfeiffer Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 19: Howard The Duck

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2022 42:05

    Howard The Duck. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills as their journey through the MCU is derailed, they've been pulled through the multi-verse on to an egg-shaped world populated by ducks. Chapters Why This Movie (00:02:55) The First Time (00:04:39) Should it Have Been Animated (00:06:16) Changes From the Source (00:11:05) The Vibe (00:14:15) The Story (00:19:00) Lea Thompson (00:23:01) Structural Issues (00:24:10) The Design (00:30:11) Ratings (00:34:27) Rankings (00:37:34) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    369: Finding Lost Things

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2022 60:02

    Uncharted. Video games as movies have had a very hard time becoming major hits, most have just not been able to translate well to the silver screen, for every mild success like Tomb Raider there are failures like Mortal Kombat (either version). In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Uncharted. We discuss the game, development hell, a prequel, an adventure film, the trailer, relics or relationships, being lost, the cast the action, the music, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters The Game (00:03:03) Development Hell (00:05:39) A Prequel (00:08:32) An Adventure Film (00:12:51) The Trailer (00:19:29) Relics or Relationship (00:21:25) Being Lost (00:29:04) Tom Holland (00:33:42) Mark Wahlberg (00:38:04) Sophia Ali (00:38:44) Jo Braddock (00:42:54) Action (00:47:07) The Music (00:50:53) Ratings (00:53:21) Recommendations (00:55:36) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 18: Black Panther

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2022 67:25

    Black Panther. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as we continue through Phase Three and reach the continuation of T'Challa's story after the events of Civil War. Chapters Development Hell (00:02:39) Ryan Coogler (00:05:29) It's Own Thing (00:09:13) Where it Belongs (00:14:54) Creating Wakanda (00:18:06) The Cast (00:24:58) An Important Journey (00:31:44) Things That Didn't Work (00:36:20) The Battle of World-views (00:40:42) The Effects (00:49:53) Everett Ross (00:52:30) The Score (00:54:40) Ratings (00:56:33) Rankings (01:00:05) A Curveball (01:03:06) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    368: Boba's Back in Town

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2022 90:24

    Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett. At the end of The Mandalorian: Season Two fans were treated to a stinger, MCU style that teased the return of Boba Fett in his own series! In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome John Mills to talk about The Book of Boba Fett. We discuss the structure, directors, Boba, a new family, the competition, Mando's return, Grogu and Luke, the N1, Bane is back, a rampaging rancor, Cobb Vanth, the Sarlacc, the music and our ratings. Chapters Structure (00:03:33) Directors (00:11:55) Boba (00:21:46) A New Family (00:31:18) The Competition (00:43:14) Mando's Return (00:47:52) Mandalorian History (00:55:45) Grogu and Luke (00:57:42) The N1 (01:04:45) Bane is Back in Town (01:08:43) Rampaging Rancor (01:14:12) Cobb Vanth (01:18:21) The Sarlacc Pit (01:20:24) The Music (01:21:41) Ratings (01:24:11) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 17: Thor: Ragnarok

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 12, 2022 63:41

    Thor: Ragnarok. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as they continue in Phase Three with the third adventure for the God of Thunder. Chapters Ten Ideas (00:01:59) Boxed In (00:04:47) Very Different (00:07:16) A Lack of Weight (00:09:02) Art Direction (00:12:22) Humor vs Seriousness (00:15:38) Casting (00:17:26) All the Love (00:21:33) Hulk in the Room (00:25:30) Making the Cut (00:31:35) The Trash Planet (00:34:21) Thor and Loki (00:36:17) Korg (00:39:11) Compositing (00:45:50) The Music (00:47:10) Ratings (00:53:30) Stinger (00:56:41) Rankings (00:57:37) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    367: Adult Shrek

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2022 55:24

    Stardust. Writer Neil Gaiman made a name for himself in geek circles with his take on Sandman for DC Comic's Vertigo line as well has his work on Swamp Thing and his first novel Good Omens. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about the adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Stardust by director Matthew Vaughn. We discuss the source material, changes, the cast, becoming a man, what is love, Claire Danes, greed, side characters, the effects, the music, last things, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters The Source Material (00:02:58) Changes (00:4:44) The Cast (00:10:54) Robert De Niro (00:13:20) Michelle Pfeiffer (00:14:52) Becoming a Man (00:17:08) What is Love (00:22:07) Claire Danes (00:28:01) Greed (00:31:34) Side Characters (00:36:16) The Effects (00:39:11) The Music (00:42:51) Last Things (00:45:51) Ratings (00:47:39) Recommendations (00:50:11) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 16: Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 5, 2022 55:28

    Spider-Man: Homecoming. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as they continue to work their way through Phase Three and reach Spider-Man's first solo outing in the series. Chapters More Spider-Man (00:02:39) First Reaction (00:05:59) No Origin (00:06:48) A John Hughes Film (00:11:13) Iron Man Show (00:17:17) On His Own (00:25:29) Michael Keaton (00:31:32) Ned (00:35:54) The Music (00:39:42) The Effects (00:44:00) Has Anything Changed? (00:47:20) Ratings (00:49:42) Rankings (00:51:03) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    366: Seriously?!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2022 72:01

    Rocky IV: Rocky vs. Drago. Over the years there have been many director's cuts of movies that have come out from Star Wars to Batman v Superman to Terminator 2 to Apocalypse Now, each one's reception unique with the public. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome back John Mills to talk about Sylvester Stallone's director's Cut, Rocky IV: Rocky vs. Drago. We discuss a new cut, baggage, hubris, change, being the change, Brigitte Nielsen, Paulie, the wives, more humanity, the music, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters A New Cut (00:03:56) Baggage (00:14:47) Hubris (00:22:12) Change (00:29:45) Being the Change (00:38:02) Brigitte Nielsen (00:41:58) Paulie (00:44:48) The Wives (00:46:55) More Humanity (00:50:22) The Music (00:52:04) Ratings (00:57:53) Recommendations (01:03:51) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 15: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2022 63:49

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as we continue through Phase Three and reach the second adventure of the Guardians of the Galaxy. Chapters Its Own Thing (00:01:44) Adam Warlock (00:07:22) Nebula (00:09:32) Yondu (00:11:29) Drax (00:16:43) Rocket's Mirror (00:20:37) The Look of the Movie (00:25:15) The Villains (00:28:13) Where Does it Fall Short (00:30:07) The Score (00:33:32) Kurt Russell (00:36:47) Peter and Gamora (00:41:56) The Action and Balance (00:46:26) Awesome Mix 2 (00:50:44) Ratings (00:54:44) Rankings (00:57:36) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    365: Continent Ninja Warrior

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 63:30

    The Witcher: Season 2. The first season of The Witcher ended in fire, leaving fans eager for the second season so they would know who lived and who didn't make it. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about The Witcher: Season 2. We discuss a question, Gerald, Ciri, Yennifer, the Continent, the end of the show, its richness, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters A Question (00:05:28) Geralt (00:11:38) Ciri (00:22:50) Yennifer (00:33:33) The Continent (00:39:55) The End of the Show (00:42:59) It is so Rich (00:50:15) Ratings (00:54:23) Recommendations (00:57:35) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 14: Doctor Strange

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2022 69:51

    Doctor Strange. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as they continue in Phase Three with a mind-bending adventure into different dimensions through the eyes of a wounded doctor. Chapters Development Hell (00:02:58) In the Theater? (00:09:21) Feelings About the Character (00:10:46) Shortcuts (00:17:50) The Ancient One (00:19:59) Comedy (00:28:51) Themes and the End (00:35:07) The Effects (00:39:55) The Villain (00:43:22) A New Composer (00:48:58) Anything Negative (00:51:50) Christine (00:56:12) Ratings (00:57:53) Stingers (01:01:19) Rankings (01:03:18) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    364: The Family Business

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 65:24

    Hawkeye. The MCU shows on Disney Plus have mainly been about the fallout from Endgame for our characters and the world at large, as people try to figure out how to move on now that "The Blip" has been reversed. In this episode of The 602 Club Matthew Rushing welcomes back Amanda DiFonzo to talk about Hawkeye. We discuss the previous shows, introducing Kate, Jack, Clint, his wife, hero worship, dealing with death, Maya, the LARPers, Kingpin, the action and the music, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters The Previous Shows (00:03:26) Introducing Kate (00:05:25) Jack (00:14:34) Clint (00:18:21) Clint's Wife (00:27:35) Hero Worship (00:30:15) Dealing With Death (00:36:24) Maya (00:41:29) The LARPers (00:48:47) Kingpin (00:50:54) The Action and the Music (00:55:07) Ratings (00:58:15) Recommendations (01:01:13) Host Matthew Rushing Guest Amanda DiFonzo Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 13: Captain America: Civil War

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022 68:49

    Captain America: Civil War. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as they begin Phase Three with the third Captain America film. Chapters A Big Year (00:02:27) Starting Phase 3 (00:05:06) Similar Stories (00:12:18) Team Cap vs Team Iron Man (00:17:43) Spider-Man (00:25:31) Handing Them Out Like Candy (00:32:39) Black Panther (00:35:40) The Score (00:38:47) A Breather (00:43:08) Emotional War (00:45:22) Favorite Things (00:49:16) A Cheat (00:55:14) Sharon Carter (00:57:13) Ratings (01:00:33) Rankings (01:03:12) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    363: The Chiss Kwisatz Haderach

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 66:50

    Thrawn Ascendancy: Lesser Evil. Everything that Timothy Zahn has been doing with the character of Thrawn in his five previous canon novels has been building up to this moment and he swings for the fences in the longest Star Wars book in years! In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing welcomes John Mills to talk about the final book in the Thrawn Ascendancy trilogy, Lesser Evil. We discuss history, everything is political, superior wisdom vs forced enlightenment, Thrawn's superpower, Thrawn's history, the sky-walkers, the lesser evil, doing the right thing, ratings and our recommendations. Chapters History (00:04:24) Everything is Political (00:14:30) Superior Wisdom vs Forced Enlightenment (00:17:47) Thrawn's Superpower (00:24:40) Thrawn's History (00:33:11) The Sky-walkers (00:41:52) The Lesser Evil (00:49:37) Do the Right Thing (00:53:55) Ratings (00:57:50) Recommendations (01:00:44) Host Matthew Rushing Guest John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Snyder Cuts 16: Army of Thieves

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 63:46

    Army of Thieves. The 602 Club proudly presents Snyder Cuts: A Zack Snyder Directorial Podcast. This week, hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills continue their journey with the Army of Thieves, the prequel to Army of the Dead. Chapters Rebel Moon and Star Wars (00:01:21) The Director (00:09:52) The Big Screen (00:16:45) A Prequel (00:21:32) The Cast (00:29:22) The Detective (00:36:54) Things That Didn't Work (00:40:19) The Romance (00:42:35) The Score (00:49:52) Effects (00:54:04) Ratings (00:57:22) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    362: Out of Tony's Shadow

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 93:10

    Spider-Man: No Way Home. At the end of Far From Home, Tom Holland's Spider-Man was outed to the world as none other than teenager Peter Parker, leaving fans on the edge of their seats as to what would happen to the character next. In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing welcomes guests Amanda Pfeifer and Aaron Goins to talk about Spider-Man: No Way Home. We discuss our first spider bites, Peter's story and choice, the villains, gifts or curses, special guests, nostalgia shadow, one more guest, a civil war, frivolous decision making, good friends, the action and effects, music, Venom stinger and our ratings. Chapters First Spider Bites (00:03:38) Peter's Story (00:09:10) Peter's Choice (00:18:28) The Villains (00:25:15) Gifts or Curses (00:31:55) Special Guests (00:36:33) Nostalgia Shadow (00:42:33) One More Special Guest (00:53:20) A Civil War (00:56:51) Frivolous Decision Making (01:02:42) Good Friends (01:06:24) The Action and Effects (01:14:05) The Music (01:18:47) Venom Stinger (01:21:00) Ratings (01:26:15) Host Matthew Rushing Guests Amanda Pfeifer Aaron Goins Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 12: Ant-Man

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2021 65:22

    Ant-Man. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as they wrap up Phase Two with Ant-Man. Chapters Messy Production (00:03:10) Demarcation Line (00:08:01) The Fight With an Avenger (00:12:04) A Wholistic Movie (00:18:00) The Humor (00:21:14) Two Fathers (00:23:02) The Casting (00:25:33) Balance (00:27:18) The Villain (00:31:09) A Complex Introduction (00:34:28) Does it Stumble? (00:37:53) A New Female Character (00:39:44) Any Problems (00:45:35) Special Effects (00:51:30) The Stingers (00:54:05) Ratings (00:56:43) Rankings (00:59:20) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    361: Afraid For Their Survival

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 41:50

    The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf. The Witcher series debuted on Netflix in December of 2019, introducing a whole new audience to the world of Geralt of Rivia and to add context to that universe the released an animated prequel in 2021 before the premiere of The Witcher season two. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf. We discuss Witcher history, fear, money isn't all there is, have a choice or not, animation, the voice cast, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Witcher History (00:02:28) Fear (00:10:10) Money Isn't All There Is (00:14:29) Having a Choice or Not (00:19:48) Animation (00:24:37) The Voice Cast (00:28:57) Ratings (00:34:27) Recommendations (00:36:56) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 11: Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2021 64:13

    Avengers: Age of Ultron. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as they reach the penultimate film in Phase Two and the second Avengers movie in, Age of Ultron. Chapters Some Drama (00:02:30) Tone (00:06:39) Pacing (00:12:31) Hulkbuster Fight (00:15:48) Ultron (00:21:32) So Much Going On (00:24:37) Glossing Over (00:30:44) Black Widow (00:38:46) Hawkeye (00:45:42) Vision (00:49:24) Music (00:53:34) Ratings (00:56:58) Rankings (00:59:12) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    360: The Road to Hell

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 66:10

    Locke & Key: Season Two. Netflix became a household name with shows like Stranger Things, but they have continued to create new shows, trying to recapture that magic and a rival for that was Locke & Key. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Locke & Key: Season Two. We discuss leaving season one, Locke history, the keys, new keys, Tyler's decision, Kinsey, Bode, Nina, new characters, a brand new villain, looking forward, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Leaving Season One (00:05:26) Locke History (00:08:03) The Keys (00:16:35) New Keys (00:24:00) Tyler's Decision (00:30:40) Kinsey (00:36:49) Bode (00:40:56) Nina (00:44:19) New Characters (00:47:24) A Brand New Villain (00:50:53) Looking Forward (00:52:38) Ratings (00:58:08) Recommendations (01:01:45) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 10: Guardians of the Galaxy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 65:24

    Guardians of the Galaxy. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU and this week we continue on in Phase Two with our first venture into space with the Guardians of the Galaxy. Chapters In the Theater (00:02:47) Retrospectively (00:05:22) A Tone Shift (00:10:18) Chris Pratt (00:15:52) Rest of the Cast (00:21:11) What Thanos is After (00:30:28) Could be Done Better (00:32:49) Score and Soundtrack (00:42:28) Rating (00:53:08) Rankings (00:56:52) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    359: National Thomas Crown Entrapment of Doom

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 61:55

    Red Notice. Movies on streaming platforms have become more popular, in 2020 HBOMax actually had day and date releases in the theater as well as on its service, so services like Netflix have worked diligently to keep up. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome Scott McClellan to talk about Red Notice. We discuss streaming movies, delays, star power, 90s fun, production value, where we are, needle drops, ratings and our recommendations. Chapters Streaming Movies (00:05:41) Delays (00:09:17) Star Power (00:15:22) 90s Fun (00:24:19) Production Value (00:30:07) Where We Are (00:35:32) Needle Drops (00:41:56) Ratings (00:47:54) Recommendations (00:53:02) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest Scott McClellan Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 9: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2021 68:26

    Captain America: Winter Soldier. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as they work their way through Phase Two and reach the second Captain America film. Chapters Seeing it in the Theater (00:02:56) Explain the Love (00:10:25) A Real Role (00:13:52) Fury (00:20:07) Action Scenes (00:25:37) Falcon (00:30:43) Robert Redford (00:33:45) The Music (00:37:37) Chris Evans (00:43:03) Freedom Over Fear (00:48:58) Sharon Carter (00:53:45) Stingers (00:55:56) Rating and Recommendations (01:00:26) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    358: Walking the Nostalgia Line

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 63:11

    Ghostbusters: Afterlife. Since the early 1990s, Dan Aykroyd had been working to create a sequel to Ghostbusters II but never able to make it work and after an unpopular reboot it looked like it might never come to fruition. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Ghostbusters: Afterlife. We discuss back to busting, development hell, a sequel, a love letter, the new cast, nostalgia, the production value, the end credit sequences, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Back to Busting (00:02:52) Development Hell (00:05:50) A Sequel (00:11:44) A Love Letter (00:16:22) Carrie Coon (00:21:24) Paul Rudd (00:25:25) Finn Wolfhard (00:27:59) The Kids (00:30:41) Celeste O'Conner (00:35:05) Nostalgia (00:36:25) Production Value (00:42:55) End Credit Sequences (00:47:03) Ratings (00:55:31) Recommendations (00:58:44) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 8: Thor: The Dark World

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2021 64:03

    Thor: The Dark World. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as they continue in Phase Two with the second Thor film. Chapters Back Story (00:03:03) Alan Taylor (00:08:09) Focus (00:13:33) Infinity Stones (00:20:15) The Villains (00:22:33) Portman (00:26:58) Setting Up the Stones (00:33:13) Does it Matter (00:36:55) The Score (00:40:27) Double Stinger (00:44:27) Has Anything Changed (00:47:03) The Darcy Lewis Factor (00:51:34) Ratings (00:54:42) Rankings (00:57:57) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    357: The British Invasion

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 77:43

    Paul Duncan: The James Bond Archives. James Bond is one of the most recognizable characters in cinematic history and the story behind his creation is just as interesting as what fans have seen on screen for almost 60 years. In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by author Paul Duncan to talk about his book The James Bond Archives (No Time to Die) Edition. We discuss how Paul is feeling, making it their own, interpretation, completely different, Lazenby, a reaction, Brosnan, arriving at Craig, creating the book, the two other films, a different experience, something Paul learned, why Bond has lasted and Paul online. Chapters How Paul is Feeling (00:02:30) Making it Their Own (00:04:41) Interpretation (00:12:48) Completely Different (00:14:25) Lazenby (00:16:42) A Reaction (00:18:32) Brosnan (00:23:03) Arriving at Craig (00:26:57) Creating the Book (00:32:24) The Two Other Films (00:45:15) A Different Experience (00:51:15) Something Paul Learned (01:01:10) Why Bond Has Lasted (01:08:37) Paul Online (01:15:32) Host Matthew Rushing Guest Paul Duncan Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    Assembling Avengers 7: Iron Man 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 62:17

    Iron Man 3. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU as we're moving into Phase Two with the third Iron Man movie. Chapters Coming Off the Avengers (00:03:01) In the Theater (00:06:45) Initial Thoughts (00:08:07) The Turn (00:10:00) It's Saying Something (00:15:50) The Kid (00:19:45) Stripping Tony of Iron Man (00:23:33) The Villain (00:26:36) Rhodey (00:30:46) Therapy (00:34:27) The Music (00:37:11) The Effects (00:41:57) Anything That Has Changed (00:46:25) What People Don't Respond To (00:51:46) Ratings (00:54:23) Rankings (00:57:28) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    356: A Big Messy Sandwich

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 79:02

    Eternals. The Marvel films have given fans different looks at many parts of its cinematic universe, planets, aliens, god-like beings, yet in the latest adventure, it explores the very foundation of the MCU and its creation. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome Amanda Pfeifer to help us talk about Marvel Studios' Eternals. We discuss coming into the movie, the opening crawl, a creation myth, ten characters, story structure, free will vs determinism, faith, action and effects, the music, end credits, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Coming Into the Movie (00:03:59) An Opening Crawl (00:08:57) A Creation Myth (00:15:20) Ten Characters (00:26:59) Story Structure (00:33:05) Free Will vs Determinism (00:42:24) Faith (00:45:52) Action and Effects (00:51:14) The Music (00:57:47) End Credits (01:01:22) Ratings (01:07:49) Recommendations (01:11:51) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest Amanda Pfeifer Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

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