For this episode of YAHNY, we are joined by Vincent from The Robots Pajamas - nerd blogger extraordinaire. Check him out for a variety of nerdy things, including the latest toy news, "nerd rage," and a number of cosplay pics (which may or may not be healthy). But more pointedly, he's a fellow film enthusiast AND he's a got a killer podcast - The Robots Pajama Party.
To take advantage of Vincent's specialized skill set of movie knowledge, our topic du jour is SUPERHERO MOVIES. As a genre (or maybe even sub-genre), superhero movies seem to be very nearly everywhere these days. From remakes of Superman and Spiderman, to the conclusion of The Nolan's Batman series and whatever you'd like to call the collective of Avengers' movies - the people are in love with these (often mutated or alien) do-gooders. And Hollywood loves the amount of money these movies make.
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We are going to try to take a step back and discuss this genre which cannot really be ignored. What makes for a good/ bad superhero movie? Can superhero movies be considered "art" (for better or worse)? Why do superhero movies mainly come out of America? All these topics and more! Plus, Agust is up to his old tricks again. Hope you enjoy! And one more thing: