FANCHISE FATIGUE : PODCASTS

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Tim Cooper. Pluto’s Orbit. Simon De Luca. Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi.
Mahendran Radhakrishnan. Jim McMahon. Vera Bible. Justin Oser.
Victor Gamboa. Tom Elliot. Christopher Lutz. Casey Pettitt. 
Greg Molumby.
Kevin Scharf. Alexander Gates. Fit Rogers. Vanessa Vaughan. Chris Tribuzio.
Tom Van Scotter. Thad Hait. Jim Stoffel. Ann Marie. Joe Mignone.

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ff: 072: ocean's 11 (1960)

Brandon and Zach plan to rob the Podcast Casino with a whole bunch of their friends! On the journey, they sing a few songs and discuss why drunk women show up out of nowhere. Tune in as we begin our coverage of the Ocean’s series of films beginning with 1960’s Ocean’s 11! Ain’t that a kick in the head!

OCEAN’S 11 ASSEMBLE COUNT
2

RATINGS
Brandon: 2/5
Zach: 2/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: YES
Zach: YES

 

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United Federation of Podcasts is brought to you by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon whose generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Tim Cooper. Pluto’s Orbit. Simon De Luca. Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi.
Mahendran Radhakrishnan. Jim McMahon. Vera Bible. Justin Oser.
Victor Gamboa. Tom Elliot. Christopher Lutz. Casey Pettitt. 
Greg Molumby.
Kevin Scharf. Alexander Gates. Fit Rogers. Vanessa Vaughan. Chris Tribuzio.
Tom Van Scotter. Thad Hait. Jim Stoffel. Ann Marie. Joe Mignone.

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ff: 071: the thing recap

Brandon and Zach recap their coverage of The Thing series of movies. They rank the films, review their ratings, choose their favorite Thing transformation, discuss their favorite characters, and talk about what direction they would like he franchise to take in the future.

 

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Tim Cooper. Cole Sebastian Towns. Kevin Parlagreco. Tom Elliot. Simon De Luca.
Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi. Mahendran Radhakrishnan. Vera Bible. Justin Oser.
Victor Gamboa. Greg Molumby. Kevin Scharf. Alexander Gates. Chris Tribuzio. Christopher Lutz. Thad Hait. C. Roger McCubbins. Jim McMahon. Ann Marie.
Jim Stoffel. Joe Mignone.

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ff: 070: the thing (2011)

Brandon and Zach discuss the 2011 prequel (?) remake (?) of The Thing called…wait for it …The Thing! They talk the practical effects bengi replaced by CGI in post-production, how and if it works as an effective prequel to John Carpenter’s film, and much more!

THING TRANSFORMATION COUNT
7
THING TRANSFORMATION COUNT
14

RATINGS
Brandon: 3/5
Zach: 2.5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: YES

 

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United Federation of Podcasts is brought to you by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon whose generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Tim Cooper. Cole Sebastian Towns. Kevin Parlagreco. Tom Elliot. Simon De Luca.
Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi. Mahendran Radhakrishnan. Vera Bible. Justin Oser.
Victor Gamboa. Greg Molumby. Kevin Scharf. Alexander Gates. Chris Tribuzio. Christopher Lutz. Thad Hait. C. Roger McCubbins. Jim McMahon. Ann Marie.
Jim Stoffel. Joe Mignone.

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ff: 069: rob mccallum interview

In this very special episode Brandon and Zach interview Rob McCallum, the storyboard artist for 2011’s The Thing. They talk’s Rob’s career in the industry, his work on Star Trek: Discovery, and of course his fandom for The Thing!

 

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United Federation of Podcasts is brought to you by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon whose generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Tim Cooper. Cole Sebastian Towns. Kevin Parlagreco. Tom Elliot. Simon De Luca.
Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi. Mahendran Radhakrishnan. Vera Bible. Justin Oser.
Victor Gamboa. Greg Molumby. Kevin Scharf. Alexander Gates. Chris Tribuzio. Christopher Lutz. Thad Hait. C. Roger McCubbins. Jim McMahon. Ann Marie.
Jim Stoffel. Joe Mignone.

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ff: 068: the thing (1982)

Brandon and Zach discuss John Carpenter’s 1982 remake of The Thing, one of Brandon’s all-time favorite films. They talk comparisons to the original, the spectacular special effects, Jeff Bridg—Kurt Russell, who became a Thing and when, the ambiguous ending, and much more!

THING TRANSFORMATION COUNT
6
THING TRANSFORMATION COUNT
7

RATINGS
Brandon: 5/5
Zach: 55/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: NO

 

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United Federation of Podcasts is brought to you by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon whose generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Tim Cooper. Kevin Parlagreco. Tom Elliot. Simon De Luca. Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi. Mahendran Radhakrishnan. Vera Bible. Justin Oser. Victor Gamboa. Greg Molumby. Kevin Scharf. Alexander Gates. Chris Tribuzio. Christopher Lutz. Thad Hait. C. Roger McCubbins. Jim McMahon. Ann Marie. Vanessa Vaughan.

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ff: 067: the thing from another world

Brandon and Zach brave the cold to discuss a film that inspired the careers of many of Hollywood’s most influential directors. So grab a nice bowl of carrots, radishes, and dip, and enjoy our discussion on 1951’s The Thing from Another World! And keep watching the skies!

THING TRANSFORMATION COUNT
1

RATINGS
Brandon: 3/5
Zach: 3.5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: YES
Zach: YES

 

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United Federation of Podcasts is brought to you by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon whose generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Cole Sebastian Towns. Tim Cooper. Kevin Parlagreco. Tom Elliot. Simon De Luca.
Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi. Mahendran Radhakrishnan. Vera Bible. Justin Oser.
Victor Gamboa. Greg Molumby. Kevin Scharf. Alexander Gates. Chris Tribuzio. Christopher Lutz. Thad Hait. C. Roger McCubbins. Jim McMahon. Ann Marie.

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ff: 066: planet of the apes recap

Zach and Brandon recap the Planet of the Apes series by choosing their favorite fil, favorite ape, favorite human, trying to guess each other’s rankings, and discussing where they would like the series to go in the future.

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United Federation of Podcasts is brought to you by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon whose generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Cole Sebastian Towns. Tim Cooper. Kevin Parlagreco. Tom Elliot. Simon De Luca.
Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi. Mahendran Radhakrishnan. Vera Bible. Justin Oser.
Victor Gamboa. Greg Molumby. Kevin Scharf. Alexander Gates. Chris Tribuzio. Christopher Lutz. Thad Hait. C. Roger McCubbins. Jim McMahon. Ann Marie.

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ff: 065: war for the planet of the apes

Zach and Brandon are joined by Nic Anistassiou to discuss the final film in the Caesar trilogy.

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United Federation of Podcasts is brought to you by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon whose generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Cole Sebastian Towns. Tim Cooper. Kevin Parlagreco. Tom Elliot. Simon De Luca.
Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi. Mahendran Radhakrishnan. Vera Bible. Justin Oser.
Victor Gamboa. Greg Molumby. Kevin Scharf. Alexander Gates. Chris Tribuzio. Christopher Lutz. Thad Hait. C. Roger McCubbins. Jim McMahon.

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ff: 064: dawn of the planet of the apes

Brandon and Zach are joined by Nic Anastassiou to discuss the second film in the “Caesar Trilogy,” Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. They talk ape society, the new human cast, Koba and much more! Plus Brandon compares it to Rob Zombie’s Halloween II!

LAWGIVER COUNT
0
FRANCHISE LAWGIVER COUNT
9

RATINGS
Brandon: 5/5
Zach: 5/5
Nic: 5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: NO

 

United Federation of Podcasts is brought to you by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon whose generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Cole Sebastian Towns. Tim Cooper. Kevin Parlagreco. Tom Elliot. Simon De Luca.
Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi. Mahendran Radhakrishnan. Vera Bible. Justin Oser.
Victor Gamboa. Greg Molumby. Kevin Scharf. Alexander Gates. Chris Tribuzio. Christopher Lutz. Thad Hait. C. Roger McCubbins. Jim McMahon.

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ff: 063: rise of the planet of the apes

Brandon and Zach discuss the first film in the “Caesar Trilogy,” Rise of the Planet of the Apes. They talk CGI, James Franco, references to the original films and of course the very timely topic of a worldwide pandemic.

LAWGIVER COUNT
0
FRANCHISE LAWGIVER COUNT
9

RATINGS
Brandon: 5/5
Zach: 4.5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: NO

 

United Federation of Podcasts is brought to you by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon whose generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Cole Sebastian Towns. Tim Cooper. Kevin Parlagreco. Tom Elliot. Simon De Luca.
Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi. Mahendran Radhakrishnan. Vera Bible. Justin Oser.
Victor Gamboa. Greg Molumby. Kevin Scharf. Alexander Gates. Chris Tribuzio. Christopher Lutz. Thad Hait. C. Roger McCubbins.

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ff: 062: karin konoval interview

In this very special episode Brandon and Zach are joined Nicolas Anistassiou for an interview with Karin Konoval, the actor behind the performance capture of Maurice, Caesar’s right hand orangutan in the recent Planet of the Apes trilogy!

 

United Federation of Podcasts is brought to you by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon whose generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Cole Sebastian Towns. Tim Cooper. Kevin Parlagreco. Tom Elliot. Simon De Luca.
Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi. Mahendran Radhakrishnan. Vera Bible. Justin Oser.
Victor Gamboa. Greg Molumby. Kevin Scharf. Alexander Gates. Chris Tribuzio. Christopher Lutz. Thad Hait. C. Roger McCubbins.

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ff: 061: planet of the apes (2001)

Brandon and Zach are joined by The Twilight Zone Podcast’s Tom Elliot and The Nerd Party’s John Mills to return to a very different Planet of the Apes and discuss Tim Burton’s 2001 “reimagining.” They talk comparisons to the original, advances in ape makeup, Charlton Heston’s cameo, and of course…Ape Lincoln.

LAWIGIVER COUNT
0
FRANCHISE LAWGIVER COUNT
9

RATINGS
Brandon: 2/5
Zach: 2/5
Tom: 3/5
John: 1.5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: YES
Zach: YES
Tom: YES
John: YES

Check out Tom on his other podcast!
The Twilight Zone Podcast: http://thetwilightzonepodcast.com/

Check out John on his other podcasts!
RetroPerspective: https://www.thenerdparty.com/retroperspective
Aggressive Negations: https://www.thenerdparty.com/aggressive-negotiations

 

United Federation of Podcasts is brought to you by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon whose generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Cole Sebastian Towns. Tim Cooper. Kevin Parlagreco. Tom Elliot. Simon De Luca.
Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi. Mahendran Radhakrishnan. Vera Bible. Justin Oser.
Victor Gamboa. Greg Molumby. Kevin Scharf. Alexander Gates. Chris Tribuzio. Christopher Lutz. Thad Hait.

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ff: 060: battle for the planet of the apes (1968)

Brandon and Zach are joined by The Nerd Party’s John Mills to prepare for a Battle of the Planet of the Apes. They discuss head canon for the series, connections to the other films, a real world correlation to the word “no,” and and much more!

LAWIGIVER COUNT
1
FRANCHISE LAWGIVER COUNT
9

RATINGS
Brandon: 2/5
Zach: 2.5/5
John: 2/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: YES
Zach: YES
John: YES

Check out John on his other podcasts!
RetroPerspective: https://www.thenerdparty.com/retroperspective
Aggressive Negations: https://www.thenerdparty.com/aggressive-negotiations

 

United Federation Of Podcasts is brought to you by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon who’s generous contributions help produce this podcast!

Kevin Parlagreco. Tim Cooper. Tom Elliot. Simon De Luca. Cole Sebastian Towns. Mahendran Radhakrishnan. Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi. Vera Bible. Justin Oser.

Victor Gamboa. Greg Molumby. ChrisTribuzio. Christopher Lutz. Kevin Scharf. Thad Hait, Mahendran Radhakrishnan.

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ff: 059: conquest of the planet of the apes (1968)

Brandon and Zach are joined by The Nerd Party’s John Mills to plan their Conquest of the Planet of the Apes. They discuss the far future of 1991, the return of social and political commentary to the franchise, the theatrical vs. original ending, and much more!

LAWIGIVER COUNT
0
FRANCHISE LAWGIVER COUNT
8

RATINGS
Brandon: 3/5
Zach: 4/5
John: 3.5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: NO
John: NO

Check out John on his other podcasts!
RetroPerspective: https://www.thenerdparty.com/retroperspective
Aggressive Negations: https://www.thenerdparty.com/aggressive-negotiations

 

United Federation Of Podcasts is brought to you by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon who’s generous contributions help produce this podcast!

Kevin Parlagreco. Tim Cooper. Tom Elliot. Simon De Luca. Cole Sebastian Towns. Mahendran Radhakrishnan. Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi. Vera Bible. Justin Oser.

Victor Gamboa. Greg Molumby. ChrisTribuzio. Christopher Lutz. Kevin Scharf. Thad Hait, Mahendran Radhakrishnan.

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ff: 058: escape from the planet of the apes (1968)

Brandon and Zach are joined in their space capsule by The Nerd Party’s John Mills to Escape from the Planet of the Apes. They discuss time travel, a reversal of circumstances from the first film, hardcore theoretical scientists, and much more!

LAWGIVER COUNT
0
FRANCHISE LAWGIVER COUNT
8

RATINGS
Brandon: 5/5
Zach: 4.5/5
John: 3.5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: NO
John: YES

Check out John on his other podcasts!
Retro Perspective: https://www.thenerdparty.com/retroperspective
Aggressive Negations: https://www.thenerdparty.com/aggressive-negotiations

 

United Federation Of Podcasts is brought you to by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon who’s generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Kevin Parlagrec. Tom Elliot. Tim Cooper. Cole Sebastian Towns.

Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi. Victor Gamboa. Justin Oser. Paul McHale.

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ff: 057: beneath the planet of the apes (1968)

Brandon and Zach are joined by The Twilight Zone Podcast’s Tom Elliot to travel Beneath the Planet of the Apes and worship the second entry in the Planet of the Apes series. They discuss bizarre story choices, replacing Taylor, and the most depressing ending to a film…ever?

LAWGIVER COUNT
5
FRANCHISE LAWGIVER COUNT
8

RATINGS
Brandon: 4/5
Zach: 2/5
Tom: 2/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: YES
Zach: YES
Tom: YES

Check out Tom on his other podcast!
The Twilight Zone Podcast: http://thetwilightzonepodcast.com/

 

United Federation Of Podcasts is brought you to by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon who’s generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Kevin Parlagrec. Tom Elliot. Tim Cooper. Cole Sebastian Towns.

Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi. Victor Gamboa. Justin Oser. Paul McHale.

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ff: 056: planet of the apes (1968)

Brandon and Zach are joined by The Twilight Zone Podcast’s Tom Elliot to discuss the sci-fi classic, Planet of the Apes. They talk social and political commentary, the twist ending, and much more. It’s a madhouse! A MADHOUSE!

LAWGIVER COUNT
3

RATINGS
Brandon: 5/5
Zach: 5/5
Tom: 5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: NO
Zach: NO
Tom: NO

Check out Tom on his other podcast!
The Twilight Zone Podcast: http://thetwilightzonepodcast.com/

United Federation Of Podcasts is brought you to by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon who’s generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Kevin Parlagreco
Tom Elliot
Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi
Victor Gamboa
Justin Oser

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ff: 055: eastrail 177 recap

Brandon and Zach rate and rank the three films in the Eastrail 177 trilogy, choose their favorite character, and discuss where they would like the franchise to go in the future.

 

United Federation Of Podcasts is brought you to by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon who’s generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Kevin Parlagreco
Tom Elliot
Chrissie De Clerck-Szilagyi
Victor Gamboa

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ff: 054: glass

Brandon and Zach discuss the final film in the Eastrail 177 trilogy, 2019’s Glass! They talk about subverting expectations, self-doubting superheroes, David Dunn 20 years later, and much more.

EASTRAIL 177 COUNT
2
TOTAL FRANCHISE EASTRAIL 177 COUNT
11

RATINGS
Brandon: 5/5
Zach: 4.5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: YES
Zach: YES

 

United Federation Of Podcasts is brought you to by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon who’s generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Kevin Parlagreco
Tom Elliot

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ff: 053: SPLIT

Brandon and Zach discuss the undercover sequel to Unbreakable, 2016’s Split! They talk set-ups and payoffs, multiple personalities, its connections to Unbreakable and much more.

EASTRAIL 177 COUNT
0
TOTAL FRANCHISE EASTRAIL 177 COUNT
9

RATINGS
Brandon: 4/5
Zach: 4.5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: YES
Zach: NO

 

United Federation Of Podcasts is brought you to by listeners like you. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon who’s generous contributions help produce the podcast!

Kevin Parlagreco
Tom Elliot

ff: 052: unbreakable

Brandon and Zach discuss a very unique franchise in M. Night Shyamalan’s Eastrail 177 trilogy, starting with 2000’s Unbreakable! They talk comic books, superpowers, deleted scenes, twist endings and much more.

EASTRAIL 177 COUNT
9

RATINGS
Brandon: 4/5
Zach: 4.5/5

IS THIS FRANCHISE FATIGUED?
Brandon: YES
Zach: NO

 

you can find earlier episodes of fanchise fatigue in our archive pages.

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