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Four-Color Film Podcast

Allen Christian, Gerald James, and Lacey Day bring you a weekly podcast chronicling the ups and downs of comic-book-to-film adaptations from the very beginning. Every single one of them, as in-depth as each deserves.
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Mar 28, 2017

This week we attack 2005's Sin City, co-directed by Robert Rodriguez and creator Frank Miller. Nothing but positivity from us on this one, so we get our negativity elsewhere.

Question of the Week: Given the guest directing slot, we discuss our favorite Tarantino movies.

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Nov 30, 2016

The boys gather 'round to check out one of the more revered films of the genre, Bryan Singer's X-Men follow-up, X2: X-Men United. The allegories abound, and the plot is weighty. Allen, Steven, and Gerald forgo commentary due only to time restraints, and bite off as much of the film as they can chew. The returning cast with the addition of the villainous Brian Cox shine in a much better plot and a more cohesive script.

Also this week, Allen forces Steven and Gerald to play a game as stupid in premise as imaginable, for the prize of immunity against any vetoes from Allen when it comes to their birthday week movie selections. The future of the genre is discussed almost as much as UPN is.

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Oct 8, 2016

The boys try a new format, shortening this episode to a single hour segment. Allen, Steven, and Gerald watch 2001's Ghost World, and find nothing spooky about it. A coming of age tale about two teenage girls fresh out of high school, the film manages to be depressing and no one at the table had any fun. Characters are broken down and tangents are indulged. October is kicked off with some Halloween memories, Allen's visit to a real-life haunted house was a bust in the spook department, the boys rate everything they can think of, Allen turned down meth the one time it was offered to him, Steven and Allen wonder if their hate for these characters stem from how shitty they were straight out of high school, and the biblical penalties for suicide are reviewed.

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Sep 16, 2016

Prepare to have your mouth smashed as we make you feel like an All-Star with a lengthy review of 1999's Mystery Men. A fantastic comedic take on the genre, Mystery Men is surprisingly funny and entertaining, and the perfect way to close out the 90's. Taking every trope of the genre from the 90's and lampooning them to varying degrees of success, the movie never gets boring. Well cast and well written, the film is just good fun. We highly recommend it.

Jul 17, 2016

1972's Fritz The Cat, written and directed by the legendary Ralph Bakshi, based on the Robert Crumb comics. It's raunchy. It's Rated X. It's 2.5/5 stars. Allen and Steven try to tackle this animated mess that tries to tell a story, tries for some character development, and tries to show a lot of anthropomorphic animals fucking. It succeeds at one of those.

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Jul 7, 2016

Continuing our rewind, we dial up 1984's Sheena, starring Tanya Roberts and Vic BlossomsdadFeaturing one of the most interesting people to ever live, Princess Elizabeth of Toro, who, amidst a jam-packed fascinating life, somehow managed to squeeze in a role in this terrible movie. We discuss as much about this movie as possible, which is actually quite a lot. We make a good time out of a bad movie. The perfect useless podcast for a useless summer day.

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Feb 11, 2016

Hosts Allen Christian and Steven Granger truly suffer for this endeavor when they dredge the depths of the superhero genre and crack open a fresh Blu-ray of 21st Century Film's Captain America movie. Our second crossing with the infamous Menahem Golan, and thankfully our last, Captain America drives home everything that was wrong with his idea of hasty, cheap filmmaking. Starring Matt Salinger, this movie is a tidal wave of boring, and we emphatically discourage you from wasting your time.

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Jan 28, 2016

New York's most severe crime wave in decades consists of petty theft, and the boosting of electronics on a level that Vin Diesel might refer to as "excessive." Hosts Allen Christian and Steven Granger take you through the grainy and poorly lit world of 1990's independently produced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Details of the production are largely ignored as the guys get sort of nostalgic for the movie, but mostly try to puzzle out why many adults claim they still like this beyond just nostalgia.

Also in this episode, Allen struggles to stay awake, Sam Rockwell is compared to every white trash guy that smoked cigarettes behind the art building at our high school, v-necks with three necklaces are revealed to be the height of fashion, and Casey Jones needs a shower.

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Nov 12, 2015

Taking on both the theatrical cut and the Richard Donner cut of 1981's Superman II, hosts Allen Christian and Steven Granger go in-depth with full commentary on both cuts running simultaneously. The result is a scattershot breakdown of the greatest Superman film ever made, an in-depth look at what makes both cuts work so well, and some confusing digression into pro-wrestling, probably.

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