THE COLLISION: Episode 98 – Comic-Con 2014 Preview

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This week on The Collision, we look ahead to the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con.  We discuss how an underwhelming lineup in 2014 relates to the overwhelming blockbusters of 2015, the positives and negatives of the Con, how it looks like it’s continuing to transition from movies to television, why fans love Comic-Con, and much more.  As always, we finish up with our recommendations.

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“The Planet of the Apes Franchise”), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg and @AdamChitwood.

THE COLLISION: Episode 97 – The PLANET OF THE APES Franchise

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This week on The Collision, we look back at all of the Planet of the Apes movies.  We talk about the flexibility of the series, its core themes, the best and weakest films in the franchise, and much more.  All of this leads up to our discussion of the latest entry in the series, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.  As always, we finish up with our recommendations. [Note: at one point I say there will be spoilers, but then we quickly decided that this should be a spoiler-free podcast.  There are no spoilers for any of the Apes films aside from the classic ending of the 1968 original and the infamous ending of the 2001 remake]

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“Looking Back and Looking Ahead for 2014″), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg and @AdamChitwood.

THE COLLISION: Episode 96 – Looking Back and Looking Ahead for 2014

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This week on The Collision, we take advantage of being at the midway point in 2014, and take a look back at the year’s hits and misses thus far, and then look ahead at what’s to come.  Since there are a lot of films to cover, this a special, extended edition that runs about 90 minutes.  As always, we finish up with our recommendations.

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“Transformers: Age of Extinction and Michael Bay”), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg and @AdamChitwood.

THE COLLISION: Episode 95 – TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION and Michael Bay

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This week on The Collision, we’re joined by freelance film critic Curt Holman to talk about Transformers: Age of Extinction.  We talk about the film’s huge box office, critical reaction versus general reaction, why the franchise continues, how it fits into the blockbuster landscape, the directing style and filmography of Michael Bay, and much more.  As always, we finish up with our recommendations.

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“Game of Thrones: Looking Back at Season 4″), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg and @AdamChitwood.

THE COLLISION: Episode 94 – GAME OF THRONES: Looking Back at Season 4

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This week on The Collision, we’re joined by Allison Keene and Charles Judson to talk about the fourth season of Game of Thrones.  During our conversation, we talk about the season’s highs, lows, the benefits of departing from the book, what made “The Children” the best season finale thus far, the future of the series, and much more.  As always, we finish up with our recommendations.

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“22 Jump Street and How to Train Your Dragon 2“), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg and @AdamChitwood.

THE COLLISION: Episode 93 – 22 JUMP STREET and HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2

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This week on The Collision, we’re talking about 22 Jump Street and How to Train Your Dragon 2.  We talk about comedy sequels, the work of directors Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, playing against expectations, our conflicting opinions about HTTYD 2, and much more.  As always, we finish up with recommendations.

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“The Fault in Our Stars and Edge of Tomorrow“), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg and @AdamChitwood.

THE COLLISION: Episode 92 – THE FAULT IN OUR STARS and EDGE OF TOMORROW

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This week on The Collision, we’re talking about The Fault in Our Stars and Edge of Tomorrow. We talk about what the box office results mean for each one, why Fault won the weekend and Edge lost, the future of YA romance novel adaptations, the staying power of Tom Cruise‘s career, supporting good sci-fi action movies, and more. As always, we finish up with our recommendations.

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“Mad Men, Hannibal, Fargo, and More TV”), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg and @AdamChitwood.

THE COLLISION: Episode 91 – MAD MEN, HANNIBAL, FARGO, and More TV

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This week on The Collision, we’re joined by our TV Editor Allison Keene to talk about the most recent seasons of Mad Men, The Americans, Hannibal, and Silicon Valley.  We also talk about Fargo and Louie, which are still in the middle of their current seasons.  As always, we finish up with our recommendations.

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“Ant-Man and X-Men: Days of Future Past“), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg and @AdamChitwood.

THE COLLISION: Episode 90 – ANT-MAN and X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

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This week on The Collision, we talk about last week’s news that Edgar Wright had left Ant-Man followed by Drew Goddard leaving Daredevil.  This brings us to a discussion about what this means for Marvel’s future, a rejection of auteurs in favor of a more homogenized vision, studio influence, and more.  We also give our thoughts on X-Men: Days of Future Past.  As always, we finish up with our recommendations.

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“Godzilla“), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg and @AdamChitwood.

THE COLLISION: Episode 89 – GODZILLA

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This week on The Collision, we’re joined by Haleigh Foutch to talk about Godzilla.  During our conversation, we talked about why we like Gareth Edwards‘ film, how it bucks against the current trend of blockbusters, the franchise’s history, criticisms of the thin plot and characters, why this movie succeeded at the box office while Pacific Rim failed, and more.  As always, we finish up with our recommendations.

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“Neighbors“), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg and @AdamChitwood.

THE COLLISION: Episode 88 – NEIGHBORS

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This week on The Collision, we talk about Nicholas Stoller‘s Neighbors.  We discuss his growth as a director, the surprising great performances from Zac Efron and Rose Byrne, the refreshing dynamic between a married couple, the evolution of Seth Rogen‘s on-screen persona, Judd Apatow‘s lasting influence on modern comedy, and much more.  As always, we finish up with our reccomendations.

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“The Amazing Spider-Man 2“), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg and @AdamChitwood.

THE COLLISION: Episode 87 – THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2

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This week on The Collision, we’re joined by contributing writer Jason Barr to talk about The Amazing Spider-Man 2. During our conversation, we discussed why the film is frustrating, how it fits into the recent history of superhero movies, the future of the franchise and the genre overall, and more. As always, we finish up with our recommendations.

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“Star Wars: Episode VII Casting“), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg and @AdamChitwood.

THE COLLISION: Episode 86 – STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Casting

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Yesterday, Disney announced the cast for Star Wars: Episode VII, so we decided to have a special edition of The Collision where we gave our thoughts on this major news.  During our conversation, we give our thoughts on the casting process, what we think we know about the story, how the story has developed and how that has ties in with the casting, our opinions about the cast, and more.  As always, we finish up with our recommendations.

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“Summer Indie Movies”), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg and @AdamChitwood.

THE COLLISION: Episode 85 – Summer Indie Movies

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This week on The Collision, we take a moment before the blockbuster onslaught begins to take a look at the indie movies playing this summer.  We caught a good handful of them during our time at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival and this year’s Sundance Film Festival, so we point out the ones you’re going to want to track down and/or rent on VOD, and the indies you should avoid.  As always, we finish up with our recommendations.

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“Transcendence and Technophobia”), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg and @AdamChitwood.

THE COLLISION: Episode 84 – TRANSCENDENCE and Technophobia

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This week on The Collision, we talk about Transcendence and how it’s bad.  Really, really bad.  This episode contains spoilers about Transcendence because we had to start going into specifics about all the ways it fails, and how it could have been a much better movie.  We also discuss technophobia in movies and popular depictions of science as a negative force.  As always, we finish up with our recommendations.

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“Late Night Television”), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg and @AdamChitwood.

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