Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The Weekly Stuff Podcast #147 - Reviewing DOOM & X-Men Apocalypse

It’s time for another episode of The Weekly Stuff Podcast with Jonathan Lack & Sean Chapman, a weekly audio show that explores the worlds of film, television, and video games. You can subscribe for free in iTunes by following this link.

It’s a two-topic episode this week, as after hitting a few quick pieces of news, covering recent shake-ups and kerfuffles related to WB’s troubled DC film slate, and recounting Jonathan’s adventures with a 16-year-old Pokemon game, we offer two in-depth reviews: One for this week’s X-Men Apocalypse – which one of us liked and one of us didn’t – and this month’s new DOOM game, which is an unambiguous treat from top to bottom. Spoilers for both are touched upon, though neither work would be significantly impacted by knowing plot details going in. And if you haven’t played DOOM yet, you seriously should – just listen to our discussion for all the details on why it is such an impressive masterwork.


Time Chart:

Intro: 0:00:00 – 0:06:02
No Man’s Sky Delay: 0:06:02 – 0:12:12
Jonathan’s Adventures with Pokemon Crystal: 0:12:12 – 0:20:40
The Continuing DC Movie Shenanigans: 0:20:40 – 0:37:40
Reviewing X-Men Apocalypse: 0:37:40 – 1:30:14
Reviewing DOOM: 1:30:14 – 2:35:48

The Weekly Stuff with Jonathan Lack & Sean Chapman is a weekly audio podcast, and if you subscribe in iTunes, episodes will be delivered automatically and for free as soon as they are released. If you visit www.jonathanlack.com, we also have streaming and downloadable versions of new and archival episodes for your listening pleasure.

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