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A superhero rewatch podcast.

Apr 29, 2018

Pat and Sarah continue their trek through the '80s Super-verse with a  discussion of Superman III, a film as racist as it is incoherent and inadvisably goofy. Amidst the disjointed story, indifferent special effects and rhetorical attack on the welfare state, enjoy also: the painted-on, vaudevillian beards; Lois's...


Apr 22, 2018

On a cold and blizzard-y Chicago night, Pat and Sarah gathered around the warmth of the television to watch a movie about a plant-monster running around some bayous. Wes Craven's Swamp Thing (1982): Was this a superhero movie? Was it a ... watchable movie? Is there a better name for it than "Swamp Thing"? Is the titular...


Apr 16, 2018

Pat and Sarah watch and discuss Superman II, the only thrilling superhero sequel to replay the entirety of the first movie in its opening credits! They address important issues, like Supes's decision to give up his powers for a whole ten minutes in order to get busy, and whether the whole movie should have just been a...


Apr 9, 2018

Welcome to Futility Belt, a Superhero Re-watch Podcast! In this episode--our origin story--longtime friends and contentious superhero fanpeople Pat and Sarah try to figure out exactly why they're doing this. Reason: movie-yelling is a fun and enlivening activity all friends should enjoy together!

Each week Pat and...