The Trusty Sidekick JUSTICE LEAGUE MOVIE review

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Yes, one of these were already done but it was the spoiler free version, which you can check out HERE.

But for this, The Trusty Sidekick guys, Jay Washington & Bobby Hill, are together for a FULL ON & RAW RECAP of DC’s Justice League. This one is in full detail & contains some spoilers.

Sit back enjoy and even laugh with the guys as they break down DC’s Mightiest Heroes.

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Thor Ragnarok Official Movie Review

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Yes, ladies and gentlemen the first ever Trusty Sidekick Movie Review is here. Jay Washington and Bobby Hill had the pleasure to attend an early screening of Thor Ragnarok and after seeing it have given an official review.

This review is spoiler free so you don’t have to feel as if anything was ruined. So sit back, enjoy and click on the link below.

The Guardians Are Coming Again

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We had been hounding and pressuring James Gunn as to when the world would see some footage for the upcoming sequel of the HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SEQUEL to Guardians of the Galaxy.

Well we have finally gotten it. Not only do we get a poster that looks as if the Guardians (which now include Yondu and Nebula even BABY GROOT) are about to drop the greatest mixtape EVER. But we also get our first trailer yes the excitement is high.  Check it out below and make sure you check out our most recent episode right HERE.

Jesse Quick’s powers are teased on “The Flash”

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Tomorrow (Tuesday) we get the first episode of season 3 of The Flash. In the trailer it was shown that Wally West will be suiting up as a speedster. But, if you remember he is not the only one that will have some new powers.

A new logline got released for the third season and it shows that Jesse Quick will have the same speed like Barry Allen and Wally West. To make it all better, she became a hero on Earth-2! Read the logline here:

“Barry (Grant Gustin) and Team Flash are thrilled to reunite with Earth-2 Wells (Tom Cavanagh) and Jesse (guest star Violett Beane),” reads the logline. “Wells confides to Barry and Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) that Jesse has all the powers of a speedster and has been saving people on his Earth. He is concerned about her safety and wants them to talk her out of using her powers. Meanwhile, Magenta, (guest star Joey King) a new meta who can control metal, terrorizes the city.”

 

The Flash returns this Tuesday on The CW!

Tom Holland On the set of Spiderman:Homecoming

More photos of the next installment of your friendly neighborhood Spiderman have began to surface.

Pics showing Tom Holland  dressed up as everyone’s favorite wall crawler while filming on Spiderman:Homecoming have been released.  Holland is seen doing some wire work and at one point is even showing waving during an off take to passers by on the street.

Spiderman:Homecoming is set to be released in 2017

See, What People Don’t Realize Is: Marvel vs DC

Hey there, shes, hes, shims, hers, hirs, zes and so on – show co-host Bobby Hill here. Time for some real talk. As we grow the podcast and live shows, Jay and I want to also be able to put some original content out to you here, so that you can get our unfiltered opinions on these universes, even ONE MORE additional way. Sometimes you just want a salient opinion or two, right? With that in mind, I proudly present: See, What People Don’t Realize Is.

If you don’t listen to the podcast regularly, first of all, shame on you. Secondly, Jay has a tendency to couch “bombshell” tie-ins or reveals of easter eggs or even things that people would never think to realize at all, to the phrase, “See, what people don’t realize is…” It’s hilarious, it happens once every couple of shows, and now I catch myself doing it, too. In honor of that, every so often, we’ll deliver an original post about a piece of news, an opinion we have, etc about either the MCU or the DCEU, and they’ll all be titled similar to our first “See, What People Don’t Realize Is,” which, as you can see, is the mighty argument of Marvel vs DC.

With the failure of Suicide Squad in the form of what seems to matter most to the “die-hard,” Spider-man underoo owning, “I’ve been a member of Superherohype since it was Spidermanhype” crowd – that is – the critical reviews, DC again finds itself in an artistic/storyline problem when it comes to how it’s compared to Marvel. Man Of Steel was bleak, BVS even bleaker, as well as misshapen and a bunch of other adjectives meaning “not very good,” and the director of those two, Zach Snyder, was already on to helm Justice League. Cyborg looks like he’s not going to get used right, everyone except the execs at Warner seem to want Grant Gustin to be every Flash (understandable,) leaving the hopes of the franchise on Gal Gadot (unproven) and Jason Mamoa (terribly nice, but no box office cred,) with the hope that Ben Affleck will Robert Downey, Jr his way through each film. Let’s face it, Affleck hasn’t done nearly the amount of drugs necessary to have the charisma of Robert Downy, Jr.

As DC is producing all of that, Hollywood scene-darling Benedict Cumberbatch (Oscar nominated) and Brie Larson (Oscar winner,) are about to release and prepping to film, respectively, for Marvel. “How is Marvel so good at this and DC so bad?” is the question you should be asking. We have – for a couple of years now. As we’ll be talking about on episode 38 of our podcast, Time Warner CEO, Jeff Bewkes as even admitted the quality from DC is lacking. Marvel has made their series of films look seamless, as well as weaving in elements from their various television series’ while DC has kept their movie and TV divisions, well, divided. In fact the product put out by Greg Berlanti through the CW network (and Supergirl on CBS till they moved to the CW,) is really the only watchable DC fare in the live-action world. Now he’s taking on a Booster Gold movie which will rightfully not be connected to whatever mess is happening in the formerly Snyder run world, now helmed by Geoff Johns. A lot of people hope Johns will right the ship. He’s a DC stalwart who’s been involved with nearly everything there for almost 20 years. But can he?

See, what people don’t realize is, what Kevin Feige has done with Marvel is unprecedented. Because it’s 8 years and multiple successes in, it seems like what Marvel is doing isn’t even new any more, but it is! Before Tony Stark showed up at the end of the Incredible Hulk, the idea of live-action superhero continuity – or continuity of different movies through a series of loosely connected characters was unheard of. Sure, you might get a spin-off character, but by the time of the first Avengers movie, there had been 5 connected films, directed by 4 different people, with the 6th film bringing all of those characters together and directed by an entirely different person. And, while none of those films are “perfect” movies, they are all entertaining, fun, worth whatever the theater was charging prices, and you know it because when they pop up on TV now, you watch at least a half-hour of any one of them if you’ve got time.

Then they followed it up with 6 new films with 5 new directors and the same guy who directed the last uniting of all the characters, coming back to direct them all again; and once again, despite none of them being perfect, and one or two even being a little lackluster (Thor and Ultron, anyone?) the rest were outstanding. Guardians Of The Galaxy and Winter Soldier are so good, yet so far apart in style, that you almost don’t get how they’ll ever bring all of those characters together, but your trust it at this point, because 13 movies in, the track record is pretty solid.

I contend that the magic is in Kevin Feige. Making ONE successful movie is hard to do. Making a series of 13 and counting, interconnected films with different directors and main characters, etc, and having them almost all be at least decent, is a skill that maybe a few people could pull off? Managing the fact that actors age while comic book superheros normal do not, the economics of paying returning actors whose profiles have risen, largely due to what they’ve accomplished in their Marvel role, making schedules work, and still not dropping a string of shit-piles? There might be 4 people on the planet who might be able to make a thing like what he’s done, happen. I don’t know who the other 3 are, I just have my over/under set really low on this. Is Geoff Johns one of them? I don’t know. Does this let DC off the hook for fucking things up so far? Not at all. At the very least, good management knows that you don’t have the artillery yet, or at least realizes that one of your underbosses deserves more shine (I’m looking at you, Berlanti.)

They really should let Greg Berlanti in on more of the movie-verse. Yes, his CW shows are a little, uh, built for the CW is probably the best way I can describe it. But, if Booster Gold is a hit and he makes the Black Lightning show he’s prepping for Fox into another success, they need to start paying attention. Or, they could always take my advice from a previous episode, and do what Sony did – let Marvel make your movies!

That’s What’s Up!

Jon Favreau Is Returning to the MCU

Jon Favreau will reportedly return as Happy Hogan in Spider-Man: Homecoming!

The man who was a big contributing factor to Phase 1 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) by directing the first two Iron Man films and executive producing the first two Avengers films is back in the game and its not how you may be expecting.

No, there hasn’t been an OFFICIAL announcement of Iron Man 4 with Favreau possibly at the helm BUT is is returning as the Happy Hogan character in the upcoming Spiderman:Homecoming movie.

Jon Favreau portrayed the character, who’s described as Tony Stark’s bodyguard, friend, and chauffeur in the entire Iron Man trilogy. Since Robert Downey, Jr.’s character has already been confirmed for the Jon Watts venture, Happy’s return is basically two plus two and I am not talking about NEW MATH.

Favreau already revealed in an interview with IGN a few months ago that he loved Tom Holland’s webslinger in Captain America: Civil War. He said that the character made him “smile every second” he was on the screen. He also loved the version of Tony Stark he saw in those scenes with Peter Parker.

Spiderman:Homecoming is slated for a  July 7, 2017 release.

Doesn’t this just make you “Happy?”….get it “Happy”….oh never mind