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Luke Cage Turns 50 | SIDEBAR FOREVER

Luke Cage Turns 50 | SIDEBAR FOREVER

March 7, 2022

Sweet Christmas! Join us as we celebrate the 50th birthday of Luke Cage, Power Man. We discuss his creation during the Black Power Movement, his eventual name change and image overhaul, his relationship with Iron Fist and Jessica Jones, and his portrayal by actor Mike Colter on the 2016 Netflix series.

Playback: Devil In A Blue Dress | SIDEBAR FOREVER

Playback: Devil In A Blue Dress | SIDEBAR FOREVER

February 21, 2022

For Black History Month and as a companion to our previous episode on Film Noir, we discuss the 1995 film 'Devil In A Blue Dress' starring Denzel Washington, Jennifer Beals, Tom Sizemore, Don Cheadle and a bevy of talented character actors. The film is written and directed by Carl Franklin as an adaptation of the novel by Walter Mosely.

Film Noir | SIDEBAR FOREVER

Film Noir | SIDEBAR FOREVER

February 14, 2022

On this episode, we explore the dark alleys, double-crosses and dangerous dames of 'Film Noir'.

We discuss the genre's roots in German Expressionism, what makes noir "noir," and the long list of movies that exemplify the genre such as: Out of the Past, The Third Man, The Maltese Falcon, Body Heat, Miller's Crossing, Memento, Dark City, Nightmare Alley, and more!

SIDEBAR CLASSIC - DENYS COWAN | SIDEBAR FOREVER

SIDEBAR CLASSIC - DENYS COWAN | SIDEBAR FOREVER

February 7, 2022

Reposting our classic conversation with comic artist, Denys Cowan. We discuss his work on books like Deathlok and The Question, co-founding Milestone Media, a chance meeting with legendary comic artist Alberto Breccia, and his time as Senior Vice President of animation at BET. Oh yeah. And that Dewar's ad. 

Trailer Trash | SIDEBAR FOREVER

Trailer Trash | SIDEBAR FOREVER

January 31, 2022

Today marks the return of Trailer Trash, an episode where we have a freestyle discussion about upcoming movies set for release in 2022. In the cypher: The 355, The Batman, The Northman, Top Gun Maverick, Black Adam, MI:7, Halloween Ends and more. 

Batman: The Animated Series (30th Anniversary) | SIDEBAR FOREVER

Batman: The Animated Series (30th Anniversary) | SIDEBAR FOREVER

January 17, 2022

On our latest episode, it's the 30th anniversary of BTAS: Batman the Animated Series. Launched in 1992, if ever there was a groundbreaker and a superfan maker, this TV show was it. Join us as we discuss the show's origin, deep dive into our favorite episodes, and pay tribute to the creatives who made BTAS happen.

George Pérez: Titan and Dream Weaver | SIDEBAR FOREVER

George Pérez: Titan and Dream Weaver | SIDEBAR FOREVER

January 10, 2022

Join us on this week's episode as we pay tribute to one of our most beloved art heroes, comic artist George Pérez!

’Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Swings Past a Billion Dollars | SIDEBAR FOREVER

’Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Swings Past a Billion Dollars | SIDEBAR FOREVER

January 3, 2022

To bring in the New Year, we review 2021's biggest box office hit — 'Spider-Man: No Way Home.'

Holiday Movies | SIDEBAR FOREVER

Holiday Movies | SIDEBAR FOREVER

December 13, 2021

For our last episode of 2021, we discussed holiday movies. Films like A Christmas Story, Jingle All the Way, Home Alone and all those awful Lifetime and Hallmark movies (sorry). We also get into some sorta holiday movies like Trading Places, Krampus, and of course, Die Hard

What are some of your favorite films set around the holidays?

Rogue Cop Characters | SIDEBAR FOREVER

Rogue Cop Characters | SIDEBAR FOREVER

December 6, 2021

After reviewing "Dirty Harry," we discussed the rise of rogue cop character in cinema. From The French Connection, Beverly Hills Cop and Cobra, to Hot Fuzz, The Other Guys and The Heat, today's episode is a sprawling exanimation of how the rogue cop character's image has changed over the decades. 

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