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The Fourth Wall Comics Podcast #24

Freddie and Danny once again discuss the controversial Before Watchmen series, including issues of Minutemen, Silk Spectre, Comedian, Nite Owl, Ozymandias, Rorschach, and Dr. Manhattan.

SHOW NOTES:
[02:00] Comedian #1-3
[09:14] Silk Spectre #1-3
[15:50] Rorschach #1
[18:17] Nite Owl #1-
[22:27] Dr. Manhattan #1
[30:23] Ozymandias #1-2
[37:20] Minutemen #1-3
[40:28] Before Watchmen ranking recap
[43:10] Crimson Corsair predictions
[45:44] Outro

Intro Music: Iggy Pop – “Neighborhood Threat”

The Fourth Wall Comics Podcast #20

Freddie and Danny take a look at three #1 issues from the controversial Before Watchmen series.

SHOW NOTES: 

[00:37] Intro
[01:50] Minutemen #1
[09:00] Silk Spectre #1
[19:20] Comedian #1
[34:44] Future issues of Before Watchmen
[35:42] Crimson Corsair back-up story
[39:20] Outro

The Fourth Wall Comics Podcast #16

Jesse, Art, Freddie, and Danny once again discuss three new number one issues! One is heavily influenced by J. Michael Straczynski, one is a master class in great comic book storytelling, and one is a pop culture referencing mess. Listen and find out what’s what!
SHOW NOTES:
[00:33] Intro
[02:06] America’s Got Powers #1
[15:07] Secret #1
[28:10] The Secret Service #1
[43:40] END
Intro Music: Built To Spill – “Sidewalk”

Fourth Wall Weekly #47 – Media

MEDIA

[1:11] DVD
In DVD’s This Week:
MAJOR RELEASES
Australia
Beverly Hills Chihuahua

ALSO RELEASED THIS WEEK
Wonder Woman [with review]
Watchmen: Complete Motion Comic [with review]
Scarlett Johansson Collection [with review]
Taken: Extended Harder Cut (PAL/Region 2) [with review]

NEW TO BLU-RAY
Once (Blu-Ray)
Silence of the Lambs (Blu-Ray)

Next Week on DVD:
Rachel Getting Married
Milk
Let the Right One In
Role Models
Happy-Go-Lucky
Cadillac Records
Synecdoche, New York

[13:55] GAMES
This Week in Games:
Watchmen: The End Is Nigh X360 PC PS3
Halo Wars X360
Major League Baseball 2K9 X360 PS3 PC WII
Grey’s Anatomy PC WII DS

[18:09] FILM
In Theaters This Week:
Watchmen

Coming Soon To A Theater Near You:
The Last House on the Left
Miss March
Race to Witch Mountain
Sunshine Cleaning

[42:43] TV
Reviews:
Angel of Death, episodes 1-5
Reaper, season two premiere
Jimmy Fallon first night out
Burn Notice, season two finale

News:
NBC promises that “Heroes” will be renewed

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” will finally return to work next week
HBO expects Season 7 to premiere in September.

“The Office” is bringing back Amy Ryan

Spotlights:
Lost, Season 5, Ep. 8
Battlestar Galactica, Season 4, Ep. 20

Fourth Wall Weekly #39 – Media

MEDIA

DVD
In DVD This Week (0:01:16):

MAJOR RELEASES

  • Pineapple Express
  • The Wackness
  • Righteous Kill
  • Babylon A.D.
  • Bangkok Dangerous
  • Disaster Movie

TV on DVD

  • Battlestar Galactica Season 4.0
  • Secret Diary of a Call Girl – Season One
  • Dexter: The Complete First Season (Blu-Ray)

Also Released This Week (0:02:10):

  • The Alphabet Killer

Other Reviews (0:15:16):

  • Pineapple Express
  • The Wackness

Next Week on DVD (23:13):

  • APPALOOSA
  • VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA
  • Director’s Cut of the Original MY BLOODY VALENTINE
  • BRIDESHEAD REVISITED
  • MIRRORS
  • SWING VOTE
  • MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL
  • TOKYO GORE POLICE

Commercial Break: Tentacle Grape -“It’s the most delicious hentai soda on the market.”

GAMES

This Week in Games (25:35):

  • Saints Row 2 PC
  • Hotel for Dogs PC Wii DS PS2

FILM

In Theaters This Week (27:26):

  • Bride Wars
  • The Unborn

In Limited Release

  • Not Easily Broken
  • Yonkers Joe

Coming Soon To A Theater Near You:

  • My Bloody Valentine
  • Hotel for Dogs
  • Notorious
  • Paul Blart: Mall Cop

Movie News (31:42):

  • George Romero’s latest zombie movie called Of the Dead
  • New Poster Released for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
  • Iron Man 2 Casting Update: Mickey Rourke and Sam Rockwell
  • Simon Pegg & ‘ALIENATE’ Director Encourage Fans: DON’T BUY DVD
  • Watchmen: Court Update
  • DC/Warner Bros. Put Their Superheroes Films On Hold

TV

The News (47:50):

  • “Dexter” marries his “sister”
  • Showtime posts “United States of Tara” on YouTube
  • Seth Rogen will star in a “Simpsons” episode he wrote himself
  • Tom Welling is reportedly on board for Season 9 of “Smallville”
  • ABC may be done airing “Pushing Daisies”
  • Joss Whedon: It’s been tough hearing “Dollhouse’s” negative buzz

The Reviews (54:58):

  • 13: Fear Is Real
  • Scrubs
  • Damages

What Art’s Looking Forward To This Month:

  • Battlestar Galactica (Sci-Fi) Jan. 16
  • United States of Tara (Showtime) Jan. 18
  • Lie To Me (Fox) Jan. 21
  • LOST (ABC) Jan. 21
  • Burn Notice (USA) Jan. 22

Fourth Wall Weekly #37 – Media

MEDIA

This Week’s Media Podcast is Brought To You by Nerd Energy Drink: The Unofficial Sponsor of the Fourth Wall Podcast!
DVD (01:02)
In DVD’s This Week:
MAJOR RELEASES
  • The Duchess
  • Eagle Eye
  • Ghost Town
  • Resident Evil: Degeneration
  • Savage Grace
NEW ON BLU-RAY
  • Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas (Director’s Cut) [Blu-ray]
  • Death Sentence (Unrated) [Blu-ray]
  • Patriot Games & Sum of All Fears [Blu-ray]
Next Week on DVD :
  • Towelhead
  • Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget: Uncensored
  • Serenity [Blu-ray]
  • An American Carol
  • Surfer, Dude
GAMES (08:38)
Jesse’s Top 5 In Games:
  1. Grand Theft Auto 4
  2. Fallout 3
  3. Gears of War 2
  4. Left For Dead
  5. No More Heroes
FILM (17:01)
In Theaters This Week:
  • Bedtime Stories
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • Marley & Me
  • Revolutionary Road
  • The Spirit
  • Valkyrie
In Limited Release
  • Last Chance Harvey
  • Waltz with Bashir
Coming Soon To A Theater Near You:
  • Defiance
  • Good
  • The Lodger
  • Cargo 200
Movie News:
  • Watchmen Court Case Update
Trailers:
  • Che: Part 1
  • Adventureland
  • 9
  • Astro Boy
TV (27:15)
The Reviews:
  • Dexter Season 3: In Depth Analysis
  • Art’s Top 5 In TV
  1. The Shield / The Wire
  2. Mad Men
  3. Battlestar Galatica
  4. Lost
  5. Pushing Daisies
The Top 5 Films of 2008: Submitted by The Members of the Fourth Wall
Jesse
  1. The Dark Knight
  2. The Wrestler
  3. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  4. Let The Right One In
  5. Frost/Nixon
Art
  1. Let The Right One In
  2. In Bruges
  3. Wall-E
  4. Milk
  5. Tropic Thunder
Freddie
  1. The Dark Knight
  2. Let The Right One In
  3. Wall-E
  4. Milk
  5. In Search of a Midnight Kiss
Handsome Dan
  1. JCVD
  2. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  3. Burn After Reading
  4. Religulous
  5. Gonzo

Fourth Wall Weekly #34 – Media

MEDIA

DVD
In DVD This Week (01:31):

MAJOR RELEASES

  • The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian [with review]

  • Step Brothers [with review]

  • Wanted [with review]

  • X-Files: I Want To Believe [with review]

ALSO RELEASED THIS WEEK

  • FROST/NIXON: THE ORIGINAL WATERGATE INTERVIEWS

TV on DVD

  • SNL 4th Season

  • Metalocalypse Season 2

NEW ON BLU-RAY

  • Shawshank Redemption Blu-Ray

  • The Original The Day The Earth Stood Still Blu-Ray

  • Austin Powers Collection Blu-Ray

  • Casablanca Blu-Ray

  • Home Alone Blu-Ray

  • La Femme Nikita Blu-Ray

  • Sin City Blu-Ray

  • 12 Monkeys Blu-Ray

Next Week on DVD (14:57):

  • THE DARK KNIGHT

  • HORTON HEARS A WHO!

  • MAN ON WIRE

  • THE WIRE: THE COMPLETE SERIES

  • DEADWOOD: THE COMPLETE SERIES

  • SIN CITY Blu-Ray

  • DUMB AND DUMBER Blu-Ray

  • THE MASK Blu-Ray

  • SUPER TROOPERS Blu-Ray

  • I AM LEGEND Blu-Ray Collector’s Edition

  • FROM DUSK TIL DAWN Blu-Ray

GAMES

This Week’s New Releases (20:55):

  • Prince of Persia PS3 X360

  • Grand Theft Auto IV PC

  • Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories PS2

  • Destroy All Humans! Path of the Furon X360

  • Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World PS2

Next Week

  • Prince of Persia PC

  • Sonic Unleashed PS3

FILM

In Theaters This Week (26:25):

  • Punisher: War Zone [with review]

  • Cadillac Records

  • Extreme Movie

In Limited Release

  • Frost/Nixon

  • Nobel Son

Coming Soon To A Theater Near You (36:08):

  • The Day the Earth Stood Still

  • Nothing Like the Holidays

  • Guerrilla (Che)

  • Gran Torino

Movie News (39:27):

  • Dragonball’s new name

  • Aliens 5 news

  • The Dark Knight re-released in theaters and IMAX January 23rd

  • Heath Ledger wins Australian Award for his performance in Dark Knight

  • Adventures in Babysitting remake

  • Twilight director fired

  • Watchmen music news

  • Torso news

  • Mickey Rourke not interested in Sin City 2

  • David Fincher comedy?

TV

The News (54:43):

  • SAG Strike?

  • “Lost” will try new story formats, but flashforwards and flashbacks will remain

  • “Battlestar Galactica” prequel “Caprica” is a go

  • “Pushing Daisies” creator Bryan Fuller is signing a two-year deal with NBC Universal

Quick Mentions:

  • After initially ordering a full season, NBC has decided to pull the plug on Knight Rider with four shows to go.

  • William Petersen’s “CSI” exit date is set for Jan. 15

  • “The Office” earns post-Super Bowl slot

Next Week Reviews of :

  • Leverage

  • House of Saddam Parts I – II