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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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    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

    Assembling Avengers 6: The Avengers

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2021 72:40

    The Avengers. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU and this week the Avengers finally do assemble in The Avengers! Chapters Behind the Scenes (00:02:36) A Recap (00:06:48) What is it About? (00:11:00) Wrapped Up Too Neatly (00:16:55) The Battle of New York (00:18:26) Heroes Fight (00:26:19) What Loki is After (00:31:14) The Effects (00:33:09) Cast Fun (00:39:53) Black Widow (00:42:08) What We Like (00:46:37) The Music (00:50:26) The Stingers (00:54:08) Replacement Hulk (00:57:51) Impact on the Franchise (01:03:08) Ratings (01:04:47) Rankings (01:07:45) 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

    355: Jumping the Monument

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 50:28

    National Treasure: Book of Secrets. It is not difficult for movie studios to green light sequels when a movie is a surprise hit and that is exactly what happened after the release of National Treasure. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about National Treasure: Book of Secrets. We discuss another treasure, the story, a hidden city, the book of secrets, where the characters are, kidnapping the president, patriotism, the villain, a Disney+ show and our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Another Treasure (00:03:35) The Story (00:07:43) A Hidden City (00:12:28) The Book of Secrets (00:17:36) The Adventure (00:19:38) Where the Characters Are (00:23:14) Kidnap the President (00:29:53) Patriotism (00:32:31) The Villain (00:34:27) A Disney+ Show (00:39:42) Ratings (00:42:27) Recommendations (00:45:29) 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 5: Captain America: The First Avenger

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 69:06

    Captain America: The First Avenger. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU and this week they go back to the 1940s to tell the story of Captain America: The First Avenger. Chapters A Director and Title (00:02:58) Compositing and Effects (00:16:42) In the Theater (00:22:32) Initial Response (00:23:43) Structure (00:25:55) Power (00:31:07) The Music (00:33:47) Agent Carter and the Supporting Characters (00:39:00) Hugo Weaving (00:46:20) Musical Sequence (00:49:32) Villains (00:52:54) Any Changes (00:56:44) Ratings (01:01:03) Rankings (01:03:46) 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

    354: Medieval Futurism

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 72:14

    Dune: Part One. Since 1984, fans of Frank Hebert's Dune have longed for a film that captures the essence of his work, throughout the years there have been other adaptations, but these have been for television but in 2021 that all changed. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Denis Villeneuve's Dune: Part One. We discuss our Dune history, adapting it into two parts, production design, Timothée Chalamet, Oscar Issac, Rebecca Ferguson, Jason Momoa, Stellan Skarsgård, exploitation vs cooperation, fear, the score, the effects, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Dune History (00:03:50) Adapt it Into Two Parts (00:09:16) Production Design (00:25:15) Timothée Chalamet (00:34:01) Oscar Issac (00:38:02) Rebecca Ferguson (00:39:14) Jason Momoa (00:43:00) Stellan Skarsgård (00:45:11) Exploitation vs Cooperation (00:48:36) Fear (00:52:10) The Score (00:55:30) The Effects (00:59:28) Ratings (01:03:16) Recommendations (01:07:02) 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: Thor

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 76:16

    Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills continue with Phase One of the MCU and we reach the first hero with a cape in Thor. Chapters Directors (00:03:25) Daniel Craig as Thor (00:09:00) First Time (00:12:00) First Impressions (00:17:25) Thor and Loki (00:21:04) How it Has Aged (00:25:55) Cinematography and Design (00:27:49) Pacing (00:37:52) Chemistry (00:44:49) Nothing to Do (00:48:50) The Music (00:59:22) Things We Liked (01:02:27) Ratings (01:06:16) Rankings (01:11:06) 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

    353: A Crazy Quadrant

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 51:43

    National Treasure. Walt Disney Studios become a place not just known for its animated features but action-adventure movies as well like, Swiss Family Robinson or 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and in the early 2000s the studio began to bring that spirit back with films like Pirates of the Caribbean. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about National Treasure. We discuss our first time, the story, does it hold up, the cast, the action, if annoying doesn't hold up, the music, the romance, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters First Time (00:04:09) The Story (00:08:07) Does it Hold Up (00:16:47) Nicolas Cage (00:17:25) Justin Bartha (00:20:29) Diana Kruger (00:22:56) Other Actors (00:28:01) Sean Bean (00:31:09) The Action (00:34:15) Anything Not Hold Up (00:39:39) The Music (00:40:44) The Romance (00:42:45) Ratings (00:44:43) Recommendations (00:46:49) 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: Iron Man 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 62:19

    Iron Man 2. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU and this week we look at the first sequel in the series, Iron Man 2. Chapters First Experiences (00:02:28) Was This Necessary (00:05:21) Initial Thoughts (00:07:31) Does it Feel the Same (00:13:03) Issues (00:16:53) The Replacement (00:21:09) Defensive (00:25:12) Black Widow (00:26:53) Has Anything Changed (00:33:56) The Music (00:41:01) Production Design (00:48:50) Pepper (00:50:45) Ratings (00:53:53) Rankings (00:57:51) 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

    352: There's Only One 007

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 104:23


    No Time to Die. Die Another Day left the Bond franchise in a precarious position, the series had strayed from its core, not nothing but spiritual resurrection could save it and that's exactly what Daniel Craigs's run has been, leaving on one question in his final outing, when to live and let die. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome John Mills to discuss the twenty-fifth James Bond movie, No Time to Die. We discuss Danny Boyle, classic Bond, getting rid of old tropes, Madeleine's history, Safin, being topical, a sweet lair, a new 007, Moneypenny and Q, Bond and Madeleine, the action, bringing it to a close, the score and song, our rating and recommendations. Chapters Danny Boyle's Bond (00:03:18) Classic Bond (00:06:57) Getting Rid of Old Tropes (00:11:09) Madeleine's History (00:15:33) Safin (00:28:44) Being Topical (00:37:12) A Sweet Lair (00:44:15) New 007 (00:47:43) Moneypenny and Q (00:58:36) Bond and Madeleine (01:00:57) The Action (01:12:02) Bringing to a Close (01:18:06) The Score and Song (01:27:42) Ratings (01:32:06) Recommendations (01:37:41) 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 2: The Incredible Hulk

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 55:43

    The Incredible Hulk. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU and this week we continue with Phase One by discussing The Incredible Hulk. Chapters Before This Movie (00:01:49) First Experience (00:06:05) First Impressions (00:11:56) The Humor (00:15:26) No ILM (00:19:13) The Green Gorilla in the Room (00:20:50) The Direction (00:26:43) Ed Norton (00:30:11) Liv Tyler (00:38:59) Ty Burrell (00:41:47) The Music (00:43:23) Has Anything Changed (00:46:26) Ratings (00:50:22) Rankings (00:52:27) 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

    351: A Looney Tunes Film

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 65:31

    Batman & Robin. The studio knew that it had a massive hit with Batman Forever and with this in mind, they immediately asked for a sequel, demanding it be released in two years, instead of the three, the Batman films had been released in previously. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome back John Mills to talk about Batman & Robin. We discuss our first experiences, camp style, Batgirl, Freeze, Poison Ivy, a new Batman, a sequel?, the production design, the score, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters First Experience (00:03:41) Camp Style (00:08:10) Batgirl (00:21:00) Freeze (00:24:46) Poison Ivy (00:27:45) A New Batman (00:32:37) A Sequel? (00:37:12) The Production Design (00:41:00) The Score (00:47:58) Ratings (00:51:01) Recommendations (00:56:23) 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 1: Iron Man

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 58:49

    Iron Man. Join Matthew Rushing and John Mills on their journey through the MCU and this week we begin where it all started, with Iron Man. Chapters The Mission (00:00:49) Marvel Properties (00:02:22) Initial Thoughts (00:09:14) Choices Favreau Made (00:13:34) Robert Downey Jr. (00:15:26) The Test (00:19:32) The Impact on the Franchise (00:23:29) The Production Design (00:24:47) Technology (00:31:03) Topical (00:36:48) Sound is Half the Experience (00:39:47) Has Anything Changed? (00:44:28) Terrance Howard (00:48:32) Ratings Now (00:50:24) 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

    334: They Did Predict the Future!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 92:54

    Logan's Run. The late 60s were the beginning of sci-fi films growing in popularity with 2001 and The Planet of the Apes captivating audiences, leaving studios scrambling to find their one hit in the genre. In this, the 350th episode of The 602 Club, hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome John Mills to talk about Logan's Run. We discuss a little history, why Logan's Run, adaptation, locations, production value, a failing, the robot, control, reality distortion, the cast our ratings, recommendations and something special! Chapters A Little History (00:01:59) Why Logan's Run (00:04:15) Adaptation (00:07:06) Locations (00:17:23) Production Value (00:24:50) A Failing (00:32:41) The Robot (00:39:00) Control (00:44:47) Reality Distortion (00:52:12) The Cast (00:59:21) Ratings (01:12:16) Recommendations (01:17:23) Something Special (01:24:35) 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

    349: Mummy Make-out

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 67:57

    The Mummy Returns. The moment that The Mummy opened, the studio knew it had a winner on its hands and that they would be wanting to make it a franchise. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome back Tristen Riddell to talk about The Mummy Returns. We discuss unearthing another mummy, the story, connections to the past, plot point, they have a son CGI, the action, the music, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Unearthing Another Mummy (00:03:53) The Story (00:07:04) Connections to the Past (00:15:56) Plot Point (00:22:17) They Have a Son (00:26:40) CGI (00:34:24) The Action (00:43:53) The Music (00:48:07) Ratings (00:52:57) Recommendations (00:57:56) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest Tristan Riddell 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

    348: Can't Buy Me Love

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 73:47

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Marvel Studios has started Phase Four a little differently than its previous phases with three different Disney+ shows beginning things before jumping to the theater with Black Widow. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about the next film in the MCU's phase four, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. We discuss coming into the film, how to release movies, a history lesson, aimlessness, the actors, you are both, backstory, dealing with loss, Anakin Skywalker syndrome, "The Mandarin", the sister's arc, the action, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Coming Into the Film (00:03:42) How to Release Movies (00:06:50) A History Lesson (00:11:05) Aimlessness (00:20:42) The Actors (00:25:31) You Are Both (00:28:19) Backstory (00:34:07) Dealing With Loss (00:41:24) Anakin Skywalker Syndrome (00:43:51) "The Mandarin" (00:49:27) The Sister's Arc (00:50:59) The Action (00:54:19) Ratings (01:01:56) Recommendations (01:08:33) 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

    347: Trying to Keep Them Apart

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 72:04


    The Mummy. Remakes are nothing new in Hollywood leaving many films to spend years in development hell, trying to find the right combination of story, creatives and cast to finally get made. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome Tristen Riddell to talk about The Mummy from 1999. We discuss our experiences seeing the movie, a cursed origin, in the 20s, the mummy's backstory, the cast, the action, the effects, the music, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Experiences (00:03:27) Cursed Origin (00:08:22) In the 20s (00:13:07) The Mummy's Backstory (00:16:11) Brendan Fraser (00:21:19) Rachel Weisz (00:26:09) John Hannah (00:34:54) Arnold Vosloo (00:39:13) The Action (00:40:22) The Effects (00:46:47) The Music (00:51:57) Ratings (00:59:01) Recommendations (01:03:40) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest Tristan Riddell 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


    346: Stitching Things Together

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 78:25

    Star Wars: The Bad Batch: Season One. Star Wars fans were rewarded for their persistence in 2020 with the return of The Clone Wars and in that final season the creators gave us a taste of what was to come with the introduction to Clone Force 99. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing welcomes Bruce Gibson and John Mills to talk about Star Wars: The Bad Batch: Season One. We discuss our excitement for the series, a big opening, the Omega factor, a certain point of view, connections, Kamino's end, Mt. Tantiss, Crosshair's choice and our ratings. Chapters Excitement for the Series (00:03:11) A Big Opening (00:06:33) The Omega Factor (00:17:05) A Certain Point of View (00:26:50) Connections (00:34:25) Kamino's End (00:48:46) Mt. Tantiss (00:56:35) Crosshair's Choice (00:59:53) Ratings (01:06:18) Host Matthew Rushing Guests Bruce Gibson 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

    345: The Bridge to Heaven

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 56:55

    Free Guy. These days at the local cinema it feels difficult to find a movie that is not part of some kind of preexisting franchise so it is always a pleasure when a movie is released that stands on its own. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Free Guy. We discuss video game movies, love is all you need, no NPCs in life, carpe diem, the story, the cast, creation/fall/redemption, the look and feel, needle drops, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters A Video Game Movie (00:03:24) Love is All You Need (00:07:58) There Are No NPCs in Life (00:15:12) Carpe Diem (00:20:52) The Story (00:23:22) Ryan Reynolds (00:31:01) Jodie Comer (00:34:04) Joe Keery (00:36:46) Lil Real Howery (00:39:37) Taika Waititi (00:40:59) Creation, Fall, Redemption (00:42:33) Look and Feel (00:45:35) Needle Drops (00:48:43) Ratings (00:50:05) Recommendations (00:52:58) 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

    344: Disposable Villains

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 80:31

    The Suicide Squad. Five years ago the DCEU continued by bringing in its first movie focusing on group of villains in Suicide Squad, sadly it fell victim to studio interference leaving fans asking that they #ReleasetheAyerCut. In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by John Mills and Tristan Riddell to talk about The Suicide Squad. We discuss our relationship with the original, embracing the past, commercial appeal, tortured development, the beginning, structure, something old, something new, the villains and our ratings. Chapters Relationship With the Original (00:03:14) Embracing the Past (00:08:25) Commercial Appeal (00:12:16) Tortured Development (00:15:02) The Beginning (00:17:10) Structure (00:20:39) Something Old (00:28:59) Something New (00:36:42) The Villains (01:00:08) Ratings (01:09:12) Host Matthew Rushing Guests John Mills Tristan Riddell 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

    343: Chronological Snobbery

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2021 46:33

    Jungle Cruise. Disney has many great rides at its parks and in recent years the company has mined these rides for film ideas, from Pirates of the Caribbean, to The Haunted Mansion. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Jungle Cruise. We discuss another theme park ride movie, the story, the society of the time, greed, is love enough, Johnson and Blunt, the rest of the cast, the effects, the soundtrack, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Another Theme Park Ride Movie (00:02:36) The Story (00:08:04) The Society of the Time (00:12:13) Greed (00:18:06) Is Love Enough? (00:20:56) Johnson and Blunt (00:24:36) The Rest of the Cast (00:28:40) The Effects (00:31:58) The Soundtrack (00:35:51) Ratings (00:38:32) Recommendation (00:42:25) 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

    342: Bucket of Blood List

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 59:31

    Rambo: Last Blood. Not every franchise is meant to go on forever and some get fantastic send-offs while others, fans wish the filmmakers would learn to just let it go. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome back John Mills to talk about Rambo: Last Blood. We discuss story ideas, Rambo returns, human trafficking, streamlined storytelling, legacy, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Story Ideas (00:03:53) Rambo Returns (00:14:05) Human Trafficking (00:22:56) Streamlined Storytelling (00:36:40) Legacy (00:42:41) Ratings (00:49:24) Recommendations (00:51:48) 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

    Snyder Cuts 15: Army of the Dead: The Making of the Film

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2021 34:32

    Army of the Dead: The Making of the Film. 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 the Dead: A Film by Zack Snyder: The Making of the Film, a book by Peter Aperlo and featuring photography from Clay Enos. Chapters A Move to Netflix (00:01:23) Making of Books (00:07:10) Some of the Themes (00:10:18) Details (00:12:56) The Zombies (00:15:03) Going Digital (00:19:32) Post Production (00:22:38) Greatest Strength (00:26:50) Ratings (00:31:23) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer)

    341: Stuck in a Moment

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 84:13

    Loki. The last time we saw the character of Loki was in Avengers: Endgame when the team went back to 2012, there the Loki of that period was able to escape with the tesseract, leaving fans with questions on if the character would live, since in Avengers: Infinity War, the character had died at the hands of Thanos. In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about the Disney Plus Marvel show, Loki. We discuss our anticipation, episodes 1-6, the can of the multiverse, Loki's change, our ratings, rankings and recommendations. Chapters Anticipation (00:03:21) Episode 1 (00:06:03) Episode 2 (00:15:22) Episode 3 (00:21:30) Episode 4 (00:29:20) Episode 5 (00:43:03) Episode 6 (00:48:38) The Can of the Multiverse (01:00:34) Ratings (01:13:21) Rankings (01:17:29) Recommendations (01:18:01) 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

    340: The Ledger in the Room

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 72:55

    Black Widow. In Avengers: Endgame, Natasha Romanoff made the ultimate sacrifice to help save the universe from Thanos, but like the comic source material, we are now going back in time to fill in her story with a solo film. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about the newest MCU movie, Black Widow. We discuss our excitement level, back in 1995, free will, the danger of science, their "dad", all the gray matter, young girls, the cast, post credit, the action, the music, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Excitement Level (00:02:55) Back in 1995 (00:15:03) Free Will (00:20:53) Danger of Science (00:24:09) Their "Dad" (00:27:24) All the Gray Matter (00:31:41) Young Girls (00:38:01) Florence Pugh (00:41:17) Ray Winstone (00:44:07) O-T Fagbenie (00:45:55) Olga Kurylenko (00:48:43) Post Credit (00:51:16) The Action (00:57:28) The Music (01:02:31) Ratings (01:04:43) Recommendations (01:09:23) 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

    339: Attack of the Womp Rats

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 61:08

    The Tomorrow War. The year 2020 was difficult for many reasons, hitting many industries badly and the film industry was no exception, with movies that were meant to be released in the theater being sold to streaming services, skipping a theater run altogether. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about The Tomorrow War. We discuss marketing, time travel, not sacrificing the future, the life you lead, the cast, the aliens, the solution, the soundtrack, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Marketing (00:02:57) Time Travel (00:08:31) Not Sacrificing the Future (00:15:54) The Life You Lead (00:21:08) Chris Pratt (00:26:59) Yvonne Strahovski (00:32:58) J.K. Simmons (00:34:54) The Rest of the Cast (00:39:06) The Aliens (00:43:21) The Solution (00:46:10) The Soundtrack (00:48:50) Ratings (00:51:45) Recommendations (00:56:00) 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

    338: Quit Playing Games With My Heart

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 59:09

    The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The first movie in the new Spider-Man franchise did well enough for the studio to continue the series so that fans could hopefully get answers to some of the lingering questions left over from the mysteries established in The Amazing Spider-Man. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about The Amazing Spider-Man 2. We discuss going to the theater, more back story, responsibility and choices, the death scene, Max Dillon, Harry Osborn, too many Easter eggs, the action, the score, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Going to the Theater (00:02:47) More Backstory (00:03:43) Responsibility and Choices (00:12:10) The Death Scene (00:19:18) Max Dillon (00:26:37) Harry Osborn (00:33:51) Too Many Easter Eggs (00:39:12) The Action (00:45:05) The Score (00:47:34) Ratings (00:49:50) Recommendations (00:54:40) 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

    337: Thrawn Derangement Syndrome

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 62:46

    Thrawn Ascendancy: Greater Good. To the frustration of a select few in power in the Ascendancy, Thrawn has emerged victorious... again, but not to be deterred, Thurfain continues to work to bring down Thrawn and disgrace him in front of the Chiss people so he cannot bring dishonor to the house of the Mitth. In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing welcomes John Mills to talk about Thrawn Ascendancy: Greater Good. We discuss more about the Chiss, Thrawn, wagging the dog, a phantom menace, tribalism, flipping things around, the plan, taking things into account, family, the Prequel zone, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters More About the Chiss (00:02:45) Thrawn (00:14:52) Wagging the Dog (00:22:30) A Phantom Menace (00:25:40) Tribalism (00:27:50) Flipping Things Around (00:33:02) The Plan (00:35:50) Taking Into Account (00:39:42) Family (00:45:36) The Prequel Zone (00:50:06) Ratings (00:51:50) Recommendations (00:56:01) 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

    336: Party Gotham

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 75:42

    Batman Forever. After Batman Returns, the studio was not happy with the box office return, thinking the movie was too dark they decide to take the next film in a different direction and so they have the previous director choose new writers as well as a new director. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome back John Mills to talk about Batman Forever. We discuss our first experiences, Batman returns again, the Schumacher cut, a new batman, the soundtrack, design and a new Gotham, two villains, a new love, the dynamic duo, bat nipples, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters First Experiences (00:03:10) Batman Returns... Again (00:08:49) The Schumacher Cut (00:14:41) A New Batman (00:21:40) The Soundtrack (00:30:38) Design Work and a New Gotham (00:33:41) The Two Villains (00:40:18) A New Love (00:46:36) The Dynamic Duo (00:54:24) Bat Nipples (00:58:47) Ratings (01:04:23) Recommendations (01:08:58) 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

    335: A Web of Responsibility

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 61:55

    The Amazing Spider-Man. The Spider-Man series had become a massive hit in the 2000s with three big films but director Sam Raimi and the studio came to the realization that a fourth film was not going to happen so, as with the comics, the studio just rebooted the series. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about The Amazing Spider-Man. We discuss a weaving a new web, a web of mystery, responsibility, Captain Stacy, a new web slinger, not Mary Jane, being younger, the action, the score, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Weaving a New Web (00:04:18) Web of Mystery (00:09:11) Responsibility (00:16:30) Captain Stacy (00:24:49) A New Web Slinger (00:28:03) Not Mary Jane (00:33:19) Being Younger (00:38:21) The Action (00:43:25) The Score (00:51:05) Ratings (00:54:25) Recommendations (00:57:11) 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

    334: Batting a Thousand

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 59:29

    A Quiet Place: Part II. In 2018 John Krasinski released his directorial debut to rave reviews which inevitably lead to talks of a sequel and after a delay because of a pandemic, the second part has finally arrived on the big screen. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about A Quiet Place: Part II. We discuss our theater experience, day 1, when weakness becomes a strength, fear or courage, can't swim, the direction, the score and sound design, knocks, ratings and our recommendations. Chapters Contest Winner (00:01:14) Theater Experience (00:06:16) Day 1 (00:10:26) When Weakness is a Strength (00:14:13) Fear or Courage (00:18:34) Can't Swim (00:31:09) The Direction (00:36:40) The Score and Sound Design (00:42:34) Knocks (00:47:32) Ratings (00:50:18) Recommendations (00:53:31) 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

    Snyder Cuts 14: Army of the Dead

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2021 67:40

    Army of the Dead. 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 the Dead, his new film for the streaming giant Netflix. Chapters First Experiences (00:03:19) Did Netflix Make a Mistake ? (00:06:10) Full Circle (00:12:24) Story Structure (00:20:54) Fascinating Question (00:26:01) Problems (00:28:37) Tig Notaro (00:33:54) Zombie Tiger (00:38:31) Dig Into the Camera Effect (00:40:33) Sympathy (00:44:37) Excited for More (00:50:42) Ratings (00:53:42) Rankings (00:57:47) What's Coming Next? (01:03:39) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer)

    333: The Nightmare Before Christmas

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 70:05

    Batman Returns. The box office reception for Batman had been astounding, it would actually be the highest grossing DC Comics movie till The Dark Knight was released in 2007, so it was inevitable that it would be getting a sequel. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome back John Mills to talk about Batman Returns. We discuss the anticipation, Penguin's origin, Max Sherck, Catwoman, so little Batman, production, a question, direction, the score, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Anticipation (00:03:35) Penguin's Origin (00:08:24) Max Sherck (00:20:17) Catwoman (00:23:50) So Little Batman (00:34:48) Production (00:36:57) A Question (00:39:55) Direction (00:43:08) The Score (00:45:41) Ratings (00:55:43) Recommendations (01:02:36) 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

    332: The Original Bad Batch

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 74:28


    Rambo. It has become popular of late in Hollywood to reach back into the past, mining the nostalgia of old franchises by reviving them for a new generation and Sylvester Stallone was on the forefront of this trend in the early 2000s. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris are joined by John Mills to talk about Rambo. We discuss the behind the scenes drama, being timely, the violence, Rambo's journey, the mercenaries, loyalties, an extended cut, the casting, lack of polish, dealing with evil, going home, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Behind the Scenes (00:03:55) Being Timely (00:09:24) The Violence (00:17:21) Rambo's Journey (00:23:33) The Mercenaries (00:28:00) Loyalties (00:38:12) Extended Cut (00:43:16) The Casting (00:50:21) Lack of Polish (00:51:37) Dealing With Evil (00:54:05) Going Home (00:58:22) Ratings (00:59:48) Recommendations (01:06:50) 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


    331: Nerd Twinkle

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 47:05

    Spaceballs. By 1987, Mel Brooks had satirized live theater, the westerns, horror movies, silent movies, Alfred Hitchcock and history itself, so it was the perfect time to turn to a genre that had recently taken off in the 80s, sci-fi. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Spaceballs. We discuss our first experiences, the production, a thematic element, the cast, the jokes, why it endure, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters First Experiences (00:03:01) The Production (00:06:24) A Thematic Element (00:14:13) Bill Pullman (00:16:25) John Candy (00:20:23) Daphne Zuniga (00:24:43) Dot Matrix (00:27:41) Rick Moranis (00:29:01) Mel Brooks (00:31:21) Other Cast Members (00:32:46) The Jokes (00:34:51) Why It Endures (00:38:32) Ratings (00:40:32) Recommendations (00:42:19) 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

    330: Belief Over Bitterness

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 78:15


    The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. The MCU brought a major portion of it's storylines to a close with Infinity War and Endgame but the aftermath of what Thanos wrought on the people of earth is just now being explored. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about the Disney+ show The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. We discuss the aftermath, the Flag Smashers, power, Sam, Isaiah Bradley, Bucky, John Walker, Sharon, Zemo, the action, the music, ratings and our recommendations. Chapters The Aftermath (00:03:28) The Flag Smashers (00:13:31) Power (00:17:50) Sam (00:32:18) Isaiah Bradley (00:40:24) Bucky (00:44:13) John Walker (00:51:22) Sharon (00:56:09) Zemo (01:02:12) The Action (01:05:28) The Music (01:09:30) Ratings (01:10:27) Recommendations (01:13:15) 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


    329: Call Me Maybe

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 97:05

    Batman. This first time Batman was on the big screen he'd been a campy, colorful character, surrounded by zany villains but in 1989, the world would be introduced to a much darker version of the Dark Knight. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris are joined by John Mills to talk about Batman. We discuss our first experiences, Batman on screen, Gotham City, Bat changes, the cast, Bat production, the soundtrack, ratings and our recommendations. Chapters First Experiences (00:04:27) Batman on Screen (00:12:14) Gotham City (00:22:10) Bat Changes (00:25:47) The Cast (00:40:50) Bat Production (01:10:54) The Soundtrack (01:21:17) Ratings (01:26:18) Recommendations (01:31:13) 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

    Snyder Cuts 13: Justice is Gray

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2021 50:21

    Justice is Gray. 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 Justice is Gray Edition of Zack Snyder's Justice League. Chapters Other Black and White Editions (00:02:05) Responding to the Black and White (00:04:21) Effects and Sound (00:07:44) Focus (00:10:31) Didn't Pop Enough (00:14:16) Scenes That Stood Out (00:16:36) Superman (00:21:32) Snyder's Other Work in Black and White (00:23:39) The Reaction (00:31:36) Minor Changes (00:36:44) Last Question (00:39:44) #MakeitGray (00:42:20) 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

    328: The Total Straight-man

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 60:29

    Batman: The Movie. In January of 1966, "The Dynamic Duo" of Batman and Robin launched into the homes of Americans with one of the most colorfully vibrant shows of the 1960s and as the first season came to a close, the show made the leap to the big screen. In this episode of the The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome John Mills to help them talk about Batman: The Movie. We discuss growing up with the show, the tone, the world around them, before the series, the length, the plot, the cast, ratings and our recommendations. Chapters Growing Up With the Series (00:03:47) The Tone (00:09:30) The World Around Them (00:17:50) Before the Series (00:23:24) The Length (00:28:20) The Plot (00:34:42) The Cast (00:40:00) Ratings (00:50:22) Recommendations (00:53:29) 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

    327: A Caricature

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 58:21


    Rambo III. The 80s was full of franchises that seemed like they would never end and Sylvester Stallone was apart of two of them with Rocky and America's favorite Vietnam vet. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome back John Mills as we talk about Rambo III. We discuss the behind the scenes, the story and the book, detachment, the mission, Rambo's character, the kid, the action and the end, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Contest Winner (00:02:42) Behind the Scenes (00:04:36) The Story and the Book (00:10:34) Detachment (00:16:41) The Mission (00:24:17) Rambo's Character (00:31:10) The Action and the End (00:38:45) Ratings (00:44:44) Recommendations (00:49:48) 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


    Snyder Cuts 12: Release the Snyder Cut

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2021 60:14

    Release the Snyder Cut. The 602 Club proudly presents Snyder Cuts: A Zack Snyder Directorial Podcast. This week, hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills continue their journey by using Sean O'Connell's book, "Release the Snyder Cut: An Insider Look at the Lost Justice League Movie" as a catalyst to talk about what happened to the movie that ended up creating a the cultural phenomenon know as #ReleasetheSnyderCut. Chapters Setting the Stage (00:02:38) Envy (00:07:37) In Warner Bros. Lap (00:11:39) Whedon (00:17:15) Not Understanding Who You Had (00:21:20) What Powers the Movement (00:24:20) Zack is Apart of It (00:32:06) Marketing Tool (00:40:36) Awareness (00:45:58) Final Thoughts (00:52:38) 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

    326: Bigger is Better

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 59:10

    Godzilla vs. Kong. In 2014, the biggest name in monsters made his way back to theaters, this time he would not be alone, Godzilla started a shared universe that has continued with Kong: Skull Island, Godzilla: King of Monsters and now finally sees two of the biggest titans face to face on the big screen. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Godzilla vs. Kong. We discuss being back in the theater, following the previous films, human stupidity, conspiracies, human character, monster battles, the music, one last thing, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Back in the Theaters (00:03:44) Following the Previous Films (00:05:45) Human Stupidity (00:11:07) Conspiracies (00:19:06) Ancient Kong Civilization (00:26:00) Human Characters (00:33:00) Monster Battles (00:40:11) The Music (00:45:40) One Last Thing (00:48:19) Ratings (00:50:37) Recommendations (00:53:09) 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

    Snyder Cuts 11: Josstice League

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2021 61:54

    Josstice League. The 602 Club proudly presents Snyder Cuts: A Zack Snyder Directorial Podcast. This week, hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills continue their journey by looking back on Joss Whedon's Justice League, comparing and contrasting it with Zack Snyder's Justice League. Chapters Returning to the Movie (00:02:40) The Look of the Film (00:09:33) The Humor (00:13:12) Steppenwolf (00:17:45) The Length (00:23:37) Lois and Martha (00:26:27) The Score (00:30:18) A Lack of Understanding (00:32:22) Ultimate Questions (00:35:41) Franchise Killer? (00:36:38) One Moment (00:43:04) One Last Question (00:47:31) Ratings (00:53:50) 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

    325: Ponytailed Palpatine Plan

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 48:12

    The Karate Kid III. 1989 was a massive year for sequels with Star Trek V, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Ghostbusters II, Lethal Weapon 2 all being released and not to be left out, the third adventure for Daniel LaRusso. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about The Karate Kid III. We discuss coming back from Okinawa, a familiar villain and his friend, where you are rooted, facing fear, the "romance", the music, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters Back from Okinawa (00:05:11) A Familiar Villain and His Friend (00:13:36) Where You Are Rooted (00:22:20) Facing Fear (00:28:13) The "Romance" (00:30:54) The Music (00:38:15) Ratings (00:39:58) Recommendations (00:42:53) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guests Bruce Gibson Norman Lao 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

    SC 10/TSC 324: A Leap of Faith

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 141:37

    Zack Snyder's Justice League. Since 2017 there has been one bell that has been rung from fans on social media through the hashtag, Release the Snyder Cut and now, five years later, HBOMax is making those dreams come true. This episode of The 602 Club proudly presents a crossover with Snyder Cuts: A Zack Snyder Directorial podcast to talk about Zack Snyder's Justice League. Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills are joined by Tristan Riddell to discuss our excitement level, a Rocky beginning, each of the six sections, the epilogue, the score, the future, our ratings and rankings. Chapters Excitement Level (00:03:56) A Rocky Beginning (00:10:38) Don't Count on it Batman (00:15:41) The Age of Heroes (00:42:58) Beloved Mother, Beloved Son (00:59:42) Change Machine (01:24:46) All the King's Men (01:38:04) Something Darker (01:49:21) Epilogue: A Father Twice Over (02:03:04) The Score (02:08:35) The Future (02:11:06) Ratings (02:11:36) Rankings (02:16:42) Hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills Guest Tristan Riddell Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) John Mills (Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer) Social Twitter: @The602Club Instagram: @the602clubtfm

    323: Ending on a Lens Flare

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2021 60:54

    Super 8. Many people in Hollywood got started by making movies with their friends in their backyard and J.J. Abrams was no exception so when he got the opportunity to work with his muse, Steven Spielberg, he created a story that mirrored some of their experiences from childhood. In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome Andrea Coffman to talk about Super 8. We discuss it being an homage, the mystery box, dealing with loss, creating fear, forgiveness, fresh faces, the score, our ratings and recommendations. Chapters An Homage (00:03:27) The Mystery Box (00:11:24) Dealing With Loss (00:14:38) Creating Fear (00:26:13) Forgiveness (00:35:03) Fresh Faces (00:39:08) The Score (00:48:00) Ratings (00:50:41) Recommendations (00:55:04) Host Matthew Rushing Co-Host Christy Morris Guest Andrea Coffman Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (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 9: Batman v Superman: Ultimate Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 106:24

    Batman v Superman: Ultimate Edition. The 602 Club proudly presents Snyder Cuts: A Zack Snyder Directorial Podcast. This week, hosts Matthew Rushing and John Mills continue their journey with Snyder's epic meeting of the world's finest in Batman v Superman: Ultimate Edition. Chapters First Viewings (00:05:05) Things Taken Out (00:10:00) Batman Kills (00:15:59) The Lex Thing (00:22:25) Out of Control (00:27:21) Knightmare (00:30:02) So Much (00:31:28) Amy Adams (00:35:57) Laurence Fishburne (00:38:39) The Score (00:39:41) Giving it Away (00:43:53) The Email (00:47:27) Superman (00:53:41) Why to Revisit (00:57:33) Christopher Nolan Influence (01:00:42) The Studio (01:03:14) Soul Searching (01:07:14) Martha (01:13:28) A More Challenging Film (01:27:17) Ratings (01:30:24) Rankings (01:35:27) A Last Question Before the Snyder Cut (01:38:53) 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

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