The Fanboy Garage
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Super geeks Chris Lisanti and Aaron Virola host this weekly podcast unpacking their love and nostalgia for film, TV and more mixed with current pop culture.
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    EPISODE 30: The New Year Special with a 2018 Year in Review

    Happy New Year! On the first 2019 episode of The Fanboy Garage we unpack our thoughts on the year that was 2018. We cover the good, the bad, the disappointing and the unexpected winners and losers of 2018

    From the domestic dominating power demonstrated by Marvel’s Black Panther to the momentum building of DC with the coming of Aquaman, we give an in-depth year in review and briefly look forward to 2019.

    We look forward to a prosperous 2019 and thank you all for listening. Be sure keep the conversation going by tweeting us @TheFanboyGarage or stalk our pictures on the gram at The Fanboy Garage.

    Or you can email us directly at TheFanboyGarage.com to ask questions, listen to previous episodes or check out the latest merchandise (there’s even a Star Wars inspired tee). If you like what you’re hearing, don’t forget to leave us a five-star review.

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    THE FANBOY GARAGE EPISODE 29: Aquaman Early Reviews and Box Office Impact, The Experience that is Venom, Visual Effects in Film and More!

    On this episode of The Fanboy Garage we unpack our thoughts on the tide of initial reviews and (positive) early word of mouth for Aquaman and what impact, if any, they might have on the opening weekend box office numbers.

    From there, Aaron has finally seen the experience that is Venom and shares his thoughts on the movie along with a discussion on the future of the franchise in the wake of the film’s huge and unexpected box office performance.

    To close, we answer listener questions; tackling our thoughts on the shortlist of potential nominees in the visual effects category at the Oscars and the evolution of effects in film, as well as box office predictions for the 12/21 weekend.

    The King of Atlantis is on the horizon so don’t forget to keep the conversation going by tweeting us @TheFanboyGarage or stalk our pictures on the gram at The Fanboy Garage.

    Or you can email us directly at TheFanboyGarage.com to ask questions, listen to previous episodes or check out the latest merchandise (there’s even a Star Wars inspired tee). If you like what you’re hearing, don’t forget to leave us a five-star review.

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    Episode 28: Reactions to Avengers End Game and Captain Marvel Trailers, Black Panther and the Golden Globes, Aquaman’s Early Buzz and More

    On this episode of the Fanboy Garage, We unpack our thoughts around the Captain Marvel and Avengers: End Game trailers before speculating about the release of the Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer, Black Panther’s Golden Globe nomination and the cancellation of Netflix’s Daredevil.

    From there, we jump into the other universe to talk DC; specifically, Aquaman and it’s dominating presence in China and the implications that might have on the U.S. market. In the conversation, we discuss the new path for the DCU and the wave of expected optimism for the film and franchise that is on the horizon.

    To close, we answer listener questions; tackling our thoughts on the box office success of Aquaman, movies we’re most excited to see as we close out the year, and is Henry Cavill in or out as Superman with Amy Adams exiting the DCU.

    We close the show we a simple snap turning the world to ash! Don’t forget to keep the conversation going by tweeting us @TheFanboyGarage or stalk our pictures on the gram at The Fanboy Garage.

    Or you can email us directly at TheFanboyGarage.comto ask questions, listen to previous episodes or check out the latest merchandise (there’s even a Star Wars inspired tee). If you like what you’re hearing, don’t forget to leave us a five-star review.

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    EPISODE 27: A Spoiler Review of Creed II, The Snyder Cut Heats Up, Reactions to the Lion King Trailer, Thoughts on Disney Plus and Listener Questions

    We are BACK! On this week’s episode of The Fanboy Garage, we unpack our thoughts on Creed II and give listeners a spoiler-filled break down of the sequel.

    From there, we share our thoughts around the validity of the Snyder Cut for Justice League after photos were released by Zack Snyder featuring Darkseid and Suicide Squad Director, David Ayer revealed that Steppenwolf was meant to be the big bad of the movie before studio tinkering and interference.

    Before wrapping things up, we share our reactions on the “live action” Lion King trailer before getting into a deep discussion on all things Disney Plus including the recently announced Star Wars shows and content expected to roll out with the launch of the streaming service.

    To close the show, we tackle listener questions around Star Wars Episode IX theories, canon and things we've been watching in our down time.

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    Episode 26: Ewan McGregor Joins Birds of Prey as Black Mask, PG-13 Deadpool 2, Aquaman Box Office Projections, Rotten Tomatoes and Fan Questions

    On this week’s episode of we unpack our thoughts on Ewan McGregor joining the cast of DC’S Birds of Prey as the Black Mask.

    From there, we speculate on how successful Deadpool 2 could be as a PG-13 film during an already pack release weekend – December 21stweekend before moving on to a conversation about the potential box office performance and success of Aquaman while exploring the idea that audiences don’t really care about poor Rotten Tomatoes scores.

    To close the show, we talk about the development of an Explorers TV show by Cary Fukunaga and David Lowry for the Paramount network before jumping into a discussion around their favorite B movies. We wrap things up with a chat about their favorite 2018 comic book movies and horror elements in comic book movies adaptations.

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    Episode 25: A Halloween review, The Batman coming in 2021, Boba Fett cancelled, and a Flash Gordon remake plus fan questions

    On this weeks episode of The Fanboy Garage we and pack our thoughts and review the latest Halloween movie which is making a box office killing in it’s second week.

    From there we switch gears to talk about the latest news surrounding the Batman and it’s expected release date in 2021 and possibly after. Then we travel to a galaxy far far away to discuss the supposed cancellation of a standalone Boba Fett movie which was to be directed by James Mangold.

    To close the show, we discuss news of a potential Flash Gordon remake before jumping into listener questions Discussing everything from a PG-13 version of Deadpool 2 to our excitement surrounding Creed 2.

    Grab your mask, kick some pumpkins and grab a bag of candy because this is a suite episode. Be sure to keep the conversation going by tweeting us @fanboygarage or by emailing us at the fanboygarage.com

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    Episode 24 : Wonder Woman 1984 Moves to 2020, Hope Brewing in the DCU, Halloween Kills at the Box Office, Titans, Fan Questions and More

    On this week’s episode we unpack our thoughts on the recent release date shuffle of Wonder Woman 1984 moving from November 2019 to June 2020 and what it means for the rest of the DCU slate.

    From there, we discuss the success of Blumhouse’s Halloween reboot, when we'll get the chance to check out the movie (at the Revenger watch party) and the potential for other iconic slashers to make a return to cinemas.

    To close the show, we go in depth into episode two of Titans before diving into listener questions around our favorite films across a variety of genres and the battle royale showdown of horror icons!

    Technical difficulties won’t keep us down-- so don’t forget to keep the conversation going by tweeting us @TheFanboyGarageor stalk our pictures on the gram at The Fanboy Garage.

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    Episode 23 : Titans: A Hit or Miss, The Death of Iron Fist, The Flash is WB’s Gambit, Hellboy Without GDT, Fan Questions and More

    This week on The Fanboy Garage,we unpack our thoughts on the first episode of Titans, available on the DC Universe streaming service. During the discussion we examine the idea of weekly and episodic steaming and whether or not it’s something that can help or hinder a show like Titans.

    From there, we talk about the cancellation of Iron First before moving into how streaming services are changing how content is consumed. Next, we flash past updates that The Flash movie has been postponed to 2021 before diving head first into the controversy surrounding a behind the scenes photo of Tyler Hoechlin sporting the infamous black Superman costume. Before jumping into fan questions, we give listeners a breakdown of the new Glass trailers and share our intial reactions to the recently leaked Hellboy trailer.

    To close the show, we tackle listener questions around our favorite trilogies, questions we’d ask Walter Hamada and Kathleen Kennedy, how we’d rank the Nightmare on Elm St franchise before challenging the idea that age of the movie star not dead but very much ALIVE!

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    Episode 22: James Gunn Heads to DC, BtS of New York Comic Con, Reactions to Venom, Fan Questions and More

    This week on The Fanboy Garage, we react to news that former Guardians of the Galaxy Director, James Gunn is potentially heading to DC Entertainment to write and direct Suicide Squad 2 before we unpack their favorite moments of New York Comic Con 2018.

    From amazing cosplay and exclusive scavenger hunts to trailers and sneak peeks, we unpack our thoughts on everything from the Aquaman and Daredevil season 3 trailers as well give listeners as a spoiler-free breakdown of 35 mins of footage from Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse. Switching gears, Chris gives drops his thoughts on Venom and shares what works and what doesn’t for this new box office monster.

    In classic fashion, we close the show with a handful of fan questions including movies that should go the way of Cobra Kai and become a TV show, things we’d do if we were invisible, and potential criticisms of Aquaman, despite it not being in theaters.

    Grab the breath mints and shine your shoes because you’ve got a date with Retired Wonder Woman! Don’t forget to keep the conversation going by tweeting us @TheFanboyGarage or stalk our pictures on the gram at The Fanboy Garage.

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    Episode 21: The Venom Surrounding Venom, Creed II, Cowboy Rambo and More Plus Fan Questions.

    On this episode The Fanboy Garage, we unpack our thoughts around the reception of Venom from critics and fans before Aaron dives into a rant about fandom and the MCU.

    From there, we discuss our impressions of the second, hard-hitting trailer for Creed II, the DC Universe streaming service, the new of Netflix launching a Chronicles of Narnia series as well as the first image of Sylvester Stallone as John Rambo in Rambo 5 (Yee-haw!).

    To close the show, we take on fan questions sharing our thoughts on Zack Snyder’s plan to kill off Batman in the DCU, our most favorite rewatchable movie, a movie or franchise least liked by the masses that we enjoy and an in-depth discussion on the Star Wars prequels.

    Throw on your chaps, hat and cowboy boots because this episode is coming for you! Don’t forget to keep the conversation going by tweeting us @TheFanboyGarage.

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