Episode 034 – Deadpool

Colossus: Language please, Deadpool.

Deadpool: Oh, suck a cock.
 
That’s right ladies and gentlemen, both myself and Epic Film Guy Justin had a chance to check out the latest game-changing superhero film starring Ryan Reynolds: Deadpool! This review was so big, we simply couldn’t do it on our own and have a special guest on the show to talk about the movie. We’re proud to welcome long-time listener (and Nick’s college friend) Dan Brenic on the show! Dan has long been campaigning for the role of Spider-Man, but has thusfar been overlooked by Marvel and Sony. Maybe we can bump him over the edge!
 
Along with that, we’re also going to talk about Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn’s comments that Hollywood will take the success of Deadpool the wrong way. Is he right? Will studios just start jamming out R-rated superhero projects to try to cash in on the “next big thing?” In that vein, word is coming that both Wolverine 3 and the X-Force film will both be rated R, and Spawn is a name that has suddenly popped up in the conversation again with creator Todd McFarlane reporting the script is done, but he has yet to shop the script to studios. 
 
Not to be forgotten, in the Epic Previews segment tonight, we’ll be looking at that new Batman v Superman trailer that landed last week, as well as taking a look at the new trailer for season two of Marvel’s Daredevil, which features Jon Bernthal as The Punisher. We’ll also be discussing the trailer for Pee Wee’s Big Holiday, the first feature-length outing for Paul Reubens’ iconic character in decades.   
 
 
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Our guest Dan is starting up his own YouTube channel where he plays classic games badly (but not for lack of trying). Follow him on twitter @danofaction and subscribe to him on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWNS55hl1-Yw7OuSYULz3ow.
 
 
Podcasts promoted in this episode: 
 
There is a great show out of Perth, Australia called the Countdown Movie and TV reviews podcast, and you need to be listening! Paul and Wayne do a great show, and they’ll be joining us in March for our Nolan Batman retrospective! Check them out at   https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/countdown-movie-tv-reviews/id979577413.
 
Self-described as a “rocket powered shit show bus,” Everyone Has a Podcast is hosted by Adam and Byron out of Alberta, Canada. Adam’s hobbies include “Mailing animal shit to the Westborough Baptist Church.” Check them out at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ehap-everyone-has-a-podcast/id964435478.
 
The Earth Collective is a serial drama about “the last remaining group of humans stranded on Oasus, fighting to run from The Dark.” Season two is coming soon, featuring voice work from your own Epic Film Guys! Subscribe at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-earth-collective/id1039645558. 
 
Next week, we’ll be doing our first-ever “mash-up” show, where we’ll collaborate with the Classy Little Podcast for our huge Oscars extravaganza! Since we’ll be sharing formats between our shows, check them out so you know what to expect. They do an amazing show, which you can find at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/classy-little-podcast/id1019422584.
 
 
Other Tidbits:
 
View our website! http://www.epicfilmguys.com! You can find links to all of our social media and all of our previous podcasts over there.
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Follow us on Twitter (Nick) and Instagram (Justin) @EpicFilmGuys!
Also, check out our video reviews over at http://www.youtube.com/epicfilmguysny. 
 
Intro music “Last Dawn” courtesy of Ross Bugden. Find his royalty-free music library on youtube at https://www.youtube.com/c/rossbugden and follow him on Twitter and Instagram @RossBugden. 
 
Outro music “Classy Little Podcast Theme” courtesy of James and Emily at the Classy Little Podcast. Find them at http://www.classylittlepodcast.com!
 
Outro music “Epic Film Guys Theme” courtesy of Eric Askew.
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