Before we move on to the next film series, we take another look at the music behind comic book superhero movies. Taking us on this journey, Charlie Brigden takes us back to the early days of classic cinema. Looking back at the foundations that lead up to the famous John Williams Superman theme all the way to Man of Steel.
Just to note, we touch on Marvel in this episode but it will feature in a future podcast.
Charlie has his own website and podcast called Moviedrone, please check it out and subscribe.
Good evening bat fans. We reach the end of the Nolan films and the end of the Batman franchise. The Dark Knight Rises sees Bruce 8 years on, a recluse in Wayne manner resting Batman as the Dent Act has cleaned up the streets of Gotham. However, unbeknownst to Commissioner Gordan and Bruce Wayne, a threat is rising underneath the streets. The dark shadow of Bruce’s past from the Leauge of Shadows in the form of Bane. Bruce must confront his fear again and find his true self to save Gotham from being doomed.
Join Becca, Chris and Dave as we dig our way through the plot holes while doing Bane and Micheal Cain impressions, when did Gotham become New York, Bane’s training and belief, performing acrobatics in high heels, the mystery of the shaven cops and who’s going to train John Blake?
Good evening ladies and gentalman.. we’re tonight’s entertainment. Do you expect us to talk delves into what is considered to be the best Batman film and possibly the best comic book movie. Nolan follows up Batman Begins with an epic crime drama where Batman looks to a new district attorney Harvey Dent to take over as Gotham’s saviour of hope. That’s until the Joker turns up to throw a spanner in the works by adding a bit of anarchy.
Join Becca, Chris and Dave as we delve into Bruce Enterprises, where Katie Holmes went to, why would Two Face shoot himself, is this really the best comic book movie and still no mention of Leslie Nelson.
Welcome, Batfans… This work we go back to the drawing board with fantastic results. Christopher Nolan directed the origin of the Dark Knight himself in Batman Begins. When a young Bruce Wayne witnesses the death of his parents, he flees Gotham to understand the criminal mind. There he is trained to fight crime by becoming a more than a man in the eyes of his enemies. As he cleans up Gotham, a mysterious plot is uncovered that would destroy the city and an old friend returns from the shadows.
Listen to Becca, Chris and Dave as we discuss Ken Watanabe’s Irish origins, Liam Nesson dick jokes, Becca’s crush on Christian Bale, when should an actor remove a mole and what does Leslie Nielsen has to do with the film.
Good evening Batfans… Do you expect us to talk returns to Batman and over the top hammy acting and performances made of cardboard. The first Batman film by Joel Schumacher that features Jim Carrey on drugs and Tommy Lee Jones in a completely different film. Val Kilmer is the new caped crusader who looks like he’d rather be somewhere else, takes on Two-Face and The Riddler while giving a troubled newly orphaned acrobat a home as he comes to terms with his own identity.
Join Becca, Chris and Dave as we discuss rubber nibbles, how Jim Carrey ruins the film, dated special FX, Two Face’s dining experiace, Nicole Kidman’s hard on for Batman, and how useless Robin is.
Holy shark attack Batfans.. Do You Expect Us To Talk has returned with another series. Not long coming off the Superman film, It’s time the team take on his fellow DC counterpart, Batman. We start off with the dark and gritty spin-off from the 1960’s tv show starring Adam West and Burt Ward. Gotham City (Not at all California) has been hit with the villainous group of Penguin, Joker, Catwoman and Riddler as they plan to kidnap not the united nations. Can the caped crusader and the boy wonder save the day?
Join Becca, Chris and Dave as we sit through the film and chat about things such as other brands of shark repellant, how Batman is government funded, slow-moving torpedoes, the Bat Computer doing all the detective work, how little plot there really is, how the villains plan to take over the world really won’t work and what is the correct way to get rid of a bomb.
Ding Ding… round 4… This time Do You Expect Us to Talk reaches montage heaven as Rocky fights a big Russian. Rocky travels to Russia to train in snow and climb a mountain to fight Ivan Drago after a tragedy falls upon his friend. Join us as we figure out what percentage of the film is montages.
Listen and enjoy to Becca, Chris and Dave as we talk about robot sex slaves, how the press are douchebags, the surprising depth of Adrian’s part in the movie, Dolph Lundgren’s acting talents, James Brown, being moody driving reflecting on life while listening to soft rock and Chris’s claim that this is the essential film to watch in the series.
Ding Ding… Round one of a new series for Do You Expect Us To Talk as we cover the Rocky series. This is a fist viewing for our host Becca, so Chris and Dave are keen to find out her thoughts on what is the best (and only… we think) boxing franchise. Starring Sylvester Stallone in his break out role as Rocky Balboa, a southpaw past his best given the chance of a life time, a shot at the world heavy weight championship.
Listen as Becca, Chris and Dave as we talk about how we nearly ended up with a different actor, is drinking raw eggs good for you, Rocky’s creepy first date and just how bad does those joggers look?
This is the first episode in a while in what is some-what of a reboot of the podcast. The main format is very simple and strip back conversation between a guest and myself on anything film related. Tangents will happen of course as anything is open for discussion.
In this episode fellow co-host of Do You Expect Us To Talk, Dave Bond talks to me about how we started DYEUTT, thoughts on the new Logan film that contains some spoilers as well our feelings on the current news of The Matrix remake. Chris also makes sure that he’ll never get a chance to interview Ellen Page, what scares us as kids and we discuss what a load of old bollocks The Oscars are.
Is it bird.. is it a plane… no it’s a film franchise crashing and burning. This week we continue with the story of the Man of Steel as he takes on a nuclear weapons with a budget of £10.50. When a school kid (who’s even more annoying than Ricky from the last film) writes a letter asking Superman to rid the world of nuclear weapons, Superman does just that with no issues from other nations. However Lex Luthor has other ideas and plans to cash in and makes a naw super being Nuclear Man (not Dolph Lundgren) using a lunchbox and a strand of hair.
Join Becca, Dave and Chris as we talk about what the hell we just watched, Superman abusing Lois, how exactly does Nuclear Man has Gene Hackman’s voice, just how much Christopher Reeve really wants to be here and how many times we see that same shot of Sups flying towards the camera.