Side Notes - O'Captain

Side Notes – O’Captain

Part two of your bonus content while we get set for season four. You know we like to talk about Star Trek on the show, and wouldn’t you know it, we do it some more this week! Hey, it’s not everyday that Patrick Stewart steps out in front of crowd and announces he’s going to …

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Side Notes - Metaluna

Side Notes – Metaluna

As promised, we are delivering some bonus Side Notes for you while we’re on break. Brandon Schatz joins us again as we shoot the poopie about a wide variety of movie things, including The Meg and peak shark movie. Han Solo and it’s surprising box office take compared to Rampage. Star Wars IX casting of …

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Justice League

Justice League – S03E13

Tell me, dear listener, do you bleed…tears of joy knowing that we’re about to fix Justice League?! We had to do something big for the season finale, DC’s biggest cinematic event to date seemed most appropriate. All your favourites are here: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, that robot guy and the guy who swims …

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Side Notes: Does Canon Matter?

Side Notes: Does Canon Matter?

When film franchises hit critical mass in popularity they often start to endlessly spawn spinoff novels, cartoons, TV series and comic books. For the hardcore fan it can be a mess figuring out what in all these spinoffs counts as canon – that is, what is officially part of the franchise’s larger story. Is it …

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Side Notes: Celebrity, Social Media & Toxic Fandom

Side Notes: Celebrity, Social Media & Toxic Fandom

Let’s be honest, it hasn’t been a great year for fandom, Star Wars fandom in particular. With social media tools at their disposal, toxic fans have plunged their spiteful light sabers deep into the chests of the very people responsible for bringing their favourite characters to life. It’s been incredibly frustrating and sad to witness. …

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Fate of the Furious

Fate of the Furious – S03E11

Fast cars and gravelly dialogue, eventually we were going to get to a Fast and Furious movie, it was inevitable. In true I Have Some Notes we chose the most mediocre Fast film of them all, Fate of the Furious. We tear down the latest installment of Vin Diesel’s big-car-go-vroom epic to the nuts and …

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Cutthroat Island

Cutthroat Island

Cutthroat Island may have been a record setting flop its director and star didn’t want to be a part of, but…I can’t think of a positive way to end this sentence. Yes, Cutthroat Island, the 90s action pirate movie high on explosions but low on “pirate-ness”. It’s the kind of painfully mediocre film made for …

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