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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 61: What Makes A Good Comic Book Movie?

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Danniel, Chad, Chelsea, Katie, Paul, and Rooster discuss the elements that are needed to make a good comic book movie. They then try to put those elements to the test.

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Show Notes

  • 0:00 – Intros
  • 1:06 – Around the room
  • 5:25 – What is you favorite comic book movie?
  • 9:06 – What makes you go out to see the movie?
  • 10:32 – Have you ever seen a trailer that misled you?
  • 11:10 – What makes the movies special for you?
  • 12:25 – Does a director make the film?
  • 13:50 – The a superhero movie need to have realism associated with it?
  • 15:03 – Some of our favorite comic movies.
  • 18:24 – Why do these films stand out as great comic book films?
  • 24:27 – Does too much story hurt a movie?
  • 27:04 – What other elements do you need to make a good story?
  • 30:52 – Audible bump
  •  31:33 – Let’s pitch Marvel’s Fantastic Four.
  • 50:36 – Is too much CGI bad for a movie?
  • 55:13 – Final thoughts
  • 56:15 – Closing

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On This Week’s Episode

The Temple of Geek Podcast was started in 2012 by Danniel and Paul. It has since become a new show called the “ToGCast” that is released every Monday at 10am CST. They have started a second show called Knights of the Game Table Podcast which is release monthly, on the second Tuesday at 10am CST. Stay tuned for a third show debuting soon call the Temple of Geek Cosplay Connection!