Marvel Movie Minute

100 EpisodesProduced by The Next Reel

The Next Reel's Andy Nelson and guests take on the movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe — one minute at a time. Join us for season one as we talk about the film that started it all: Jon Favreau's Iron Man.

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IM006: From a show you never knew existed

January 14th, 2019

20:25

in which Andy, Pete, and guest Ryan Dalton, author of the Time Shift trilogy, jam out to the Iron Man cartoon theme song, review Jeff Bridges’ …

IM007: With ladies on each arm

January 15th, 2019

17:18

in which Andy, Pete and guest Ryan Dalton, author of the Time Shift trilogy, revel in the great jump cuts to the casino, talk about Tony’s crazy scripted dialogue and enjoy seeing the director pop up as Tony’s sidekick

IM008: Our extensive research into Snake Eyes

January 16th, 2019

13:21

in which Andy, Pete and guest Ryan Dalton, author of the Time Shift trilogy, praise Terrence Howard’s and Robert Downey Jr.’s relationship, reveal Christine Everhart’s comic origins and share our lack of gambling …

IM009: If Tony's Dad Worked on the Manhattan Project...

January 17th, 2019

23:50

in which Andy, Pete and guest Ryan Dalton, author of the Time Shift trilogy, praise what Leslie Bibb is bringing to the table, look at editor Dan Lebental’s great work in the MCU and try to piece together the ages of …

IM010: El Flambé Delicto

January 18th, 2019

26:55

in which Andy, Pete and guest Ryan Dalton, author of the Time Shift trilogy, window shop in Tony’s house, pine for one of the houses they may have …

IM011: They even give her a pin-up page

January 21st, 2019

23:19

in which Andy and guest Robert Black of the Michael Myers Minute and Dave Made a Minute podcasts roll their eyes at Pepper’s dated origins, revel in …

IM012: You don’t buy a Pollock to store it

January 22nd, 2019

21:01

in which Andy and guest Robert Black of the Michael Myers Minute and Dave Made a Minute podcasts take a tour of both Tony’s workshop and the vehicles …

IM013: Wet streets cause rain

January 23rd, 2019

23:58

in which Andy and guest Robert Black of the Michael Myers Minute and Dave Made a Minute podcasts revel in the efficient relationship-building between Tony and Pepper, map out the nonsensical route Tony takes to his …

IM014: Male Bonding At Altitude

January 24th, 2019

23:35

in which Andy, Pete, and guest Lorraine Dahm-Milligan from Legible Scrawl wonder about Tony’s staffing requirements, debate the flight time from LA …

IM015: He’s a general, and a friend

January 25th, 2019

21:04

in which Andy, Pete and guest Lorraine Dahm-Milligan from Legible Scrawl reminisce about Life Goes On, try to pinpoint the timeframe of Tony’s trip, and laugh at bad embroidery

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IM016: A shot to the heart at GAIA

January 28th, 2019

19:01

in which Andy, Pete and guest Lorraine Dahm-Milligan from Legible Scrawl wonder about goat deaths from the Jericho missile, continue the debate about time of day here, and question Tony’s price point for the free box of …

IM017: Cave Surgery Prison Montage

January 29th, 2019

19:53

in which Andy, Pete and guest Heidi Bennett from the Vibrant Visionaries podcast (and quite the movies-by-minutes podcaster herself!) talk about Tony’s last jab at Rhodey before he gets blown up, cave surgery montages, …

IM018: Giant Potato Battery

January 30th, 2019

20:14

in which Andy, Pete and guest Heidi Bennett from the Vibrant Visionaries podcast, as well as several movies by minutes podcasts, talk about the horrors of nasal tubes, the brilliance of sound design, and giant cave …

IM019: Beans and Barbs

January 31st, 2019

16:35

in which Andy, Pete and guest Heidi Bennett from the Vibrant Visionaries podcast, as well as several movies by minutes podcasts, talk about atrial septums, our fears of car batteries, and Yinsen’s campfire beans in the …

IM020: Soapdish Algorithms

February 1st, 2019

19:53

in which Andy, Pete and guest Heidi Bennett from the Vibrant Visionaries podcast, as well as several other movies by minutes podcasts, talk about Arabic translations, Yinsen’s intro vs. Abu’s intro, and our fascination …

IM021: The Worst Apple-Bobbing Situation Ever

February 4th, 2019

37:50

in which Andy, Pete and guest Heidi Bennett from the Vibrant Visionaries podcast, as well as several movies by minutes podcasts, talk about the subtext of Tony’s refusal, the usage of utility stunt players, and the …

IM022: That Fantastic Grandfather Smile

February 5th, 2019

20:54

in which Andy and guest JJ Jaeger from The Next Reel talk about Arabic translations, the age of some of the stolen Stark Industries gear, and the …

IM023: Stark-Branded Wheelbarrow

February 6th, 2019

16:58

in which Andy and guest JJ Jaeger from The Next Reel talk about Yinsen’s pep talk and Tony’s character turn, the career of Faran Tahir, and the scripted wheelbarrow that makes it to the screen

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IM024: Big Boom Kill

February 7th, 2019

17:55

in which Andy and guest JJ Jaeger from The Next Reel talk about the possible number of languages spoken in any given terrorist organization, the comedy of a washing machine gag, and the verbal introduction of the Ten …

IM025: Something That Might Resemble Something

February 8th, 2019

16:32

in which Andy, Pete and guest JJ Jaeger from The Next Reel talk about Palladium and its many uses, the visual cue for the audience in the ring Tony makes, and the fact that Tony is just now asking for Yinsen’s name

IM026: A Swath of Powerless Houses

February 11th, 2019

24:35

in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about the first appearance of the mini arc reactor, Tony’s physical …

IM027: Shesh o Besh

February 12th, 2019

26:19

in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about the credibility of secret layered schematics on onion paper, the timeframe to heal from major surgery, and the deleted scene …

IM028: Laundry Hijinx

February 13th, 2019

16:08

in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about Yinsen’s poignant family talk, the difficulty with secrecy …

IM029: Tickle Man

February 14th, 2019

18:27

in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about repeated shots of guards at the front of the cave, some bad comedy with the guards, and the inevitable entrance of Raza

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IM030: High-Stepping

February 15th, 2019

19:01

in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about Raza’s speech (and all of its inaccuracies), the background of actor Faran Tahir, and the sound of an extra footstep

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IM031: So Many Tennis Balls

February 18th, 2019

17:09

in which Andy and his guests Krissy Lenz and Nathan Blackwell from the Most Excellent 80’s Movies Podcast talk about stronger threats from no subtitles, the work of utility stunt players, and the Raiders of the Lost Ark …

IM032: A Candle Kind of Mood

February 19th, 2019

32:37

in which Andy and his guests Krissy Lenz and Nathan Blackwell from the Most Excellent 80’s Movies Podcast talk about the awesome shots of Tony hammering away at his mask (by candlelight nonetheless!), the quality of CGI …

IM033: Building a Hero

February 20th, 2019

21:01

in which Andy and his guests Krissy Lenz and Nathan Blackwell from the Most Excellent 80’s Movies Podcast talk about elements of the movie montage, Russian Rambo movie posters, and a rough deleted scene with Rhodey

IM034: The Hungarian

February 21st, 2019

17:02

in which Andy and his guests Krissy Lenz and Nathan Blackwell from the Most Excellent 80’s Movies Podcast talk about Yinsen’s increased panic opposite Tony’s calm, the art of movie explosions, and Hungarian comedy (or …

IM035: Yinsen’s Fake Rock

February 22nd, 2019

22:57

in which Andy and his guests Krissy Lenz and Nathan Blackwell from the Most Excellent 80’s Movies Podcast talk about Favreau’s handling of comedy in action scenes, Yinsen big decision, and the idea of Tony figuring out …

IM036: Stealth Mode

February 25th, 2019

23:01

in which Andy and guest Liz Whitaker from the Mean Girls Minute talk about Tony playing with dramatic lighting, how stealthy the Mark I suit apparently is, and a fun cameo by guitarist Tom Morello

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IM037: A Scream, Once Started...

February 26th, 2019

19:25

in which Andy and guest Liz Whitaker from the Mean Girls Minute talk about the horror movie version of this minute, interesting action camera shots, and the logic of hitting people with the Mark I suit’s gloved hands

IM038: Maggots

February 27th, 2019

21:09

in which Andy and guest Liz Whitaker from the Mean Girls Minute talk about the logic of trying to shoot Iron Man in the head, the need for inner protection in the Mark I suit, and the possible maggots in the wheat upon …

IM039: The First Life You Save or Lose

February 28th, 2019

16:35

in which Andy and guest Liz Whitaker from the Mean Girls Minute talk about Yinsen’s tragic end and the great acting in the scene, discuss the hero turn Tony takes in this minute, and bid adieu to the cave set, which …

IM040: Bullets and Flamethrowers and Rockets – Oh My!

March 1st, 2019

25:49

in which Andy and guest Liz Whitaker from the Mean Girls Minute talk about setting everything on fire and the logic of Tony’s plan, Tony’s rage possibly driving this scene, and the ability of the Mark I suit to keep …

IM041: Almost a Slide Whistle

March 4th, 2019

22:47

in which Andy, Pete and guest JJ Jaeger from The Next Reel talk about Favreau’s style of paying off moments of awesomeness with comedy beats, the chances of surviving a fall like Tony does, and the beauty of amazing …

IM042: A Tony in a Haystack

March 5th, 2019

25:17

in which Andy and guest Steve Sarmento from The Next Reel talk about Tony’s escape plan, the design of Tony’s tank top, and how Rhodey found him

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IM043: WWTD?

March 6th, 2019

21:31

in which Andy and guest Steve Sarmento from The Next Reel talk about the military usage of C-17s, Tony’s greeting for Pepper (and lack-of-greeting for Happy), and wet tarmacs

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IM044: A Burger King level of hedonism

March 7th, 2019

23:53

in which Andy and guest Matthew Westfox from the Superhero Ethics Podcast talk about product placement, the realities of what Tony could accomplish …

IM045: SHIELD

March 8th, 2019

26:27

in which Andy and guest Matthew Westfox from the Superhero Ethics Podcast talk about the fascinating Agent Coulson, the purpose of the existence of …

IM046: Tony’s Charles Foster Kane Moment

March 11th, 2019

26:17

in which Andy and guest Matthew Westfox from the Superhero Ethics Podcast talk about what shaped Tony’s memories of his father, the shift in Tony’s business perspective, and how those closest to Tony react to his …

IM047: Tokamak

March 12th, 2019

33:51

in which Andy and guest Matthew Westfox from the Superhero Ethics Podcast talk about the Stark Industries complex and its confusing layout, the appearance of the big arc reactor, and how Jeff is the BOSS on that Segway

IM048: The Superhero Chest Reveal

March 13th, 2019

29:00

in which Andy and guest Matthew Westfox from the Superhero Ethics Podcast talk about the nature of a business and the motivations of those running it, obvious edit choices, and mystery background actors

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IM049: Unleash the Bear

March 14th, 2019

26:26

in which Andy and guest Steve Sarmento from The Next Reel talk about Obadiah’s glee over Tony’s chest, the insanity of Jim Cramer, and the joy of his digital soundboard

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IM050: Sarcasm Harmonics

March 15th, 2019

28:09

in which Andy and guest Steve Sarmento from The Next Reel talk about Pepper’s work space, Tony’s surgery, and the scripted call Pepper has with Agent …

IM051: Where Does That Goo Go?

March 18th, 2019

25:48

in which Andy and guests Jonathan and Chris from the Minute Impossible Podcast talk about plasmic discharge, Operation, and romantic banter over a part swap

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IM052: Such a Strange Hole

March 19th, 2019

24:04

in which Andy and guests Jonathan and Chris from the Minute Impossible Podcast talk about the point of the magnet, cardiac arrests, and heaving fake chests

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IM053: A Very Functioning Robot with a Bad Goatee

March 20th, 2019

27:02

in which Andy and guests Jonathan and Chris from the Minute Impossible Podcast talk about Tony’s subtle nostalgia joke, Tony’s reversion to robot mode, and an awkward scene with Rhodey

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IM054: Terrence Howard Is In This Movie

March 21st, 2019

21:14

in which Andy and guests Jonathan and Chris from the Minute Impossible Podcast talk about the point of this scene (or lack thereof), the acting chops of Terrence Howard, and the scripted reason why Tony’s here

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IM055: Marvel’s Hand Person

March 22nd, 2019

32:33

in which Andy and guests Jonathan and Chris from the Minute Impossible Podcast talk about Star Wars wipes, Ryan Meinerding and the unsung heroes of concept illustrators, and Tony’s fancy tech

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IM056: ‘TenRingsian’ Slang

March 25th, 2019

28:21

in which Andy, Pete, and our guests this week – Scott Carrelli and Nick Jimenez from Cornetto Minute – talk about Raza’s scabby face, Star Wars wipes, and the Mark II boot design

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IM057: The Upside Down Coffee Cup

March 26th, 2019

26:13

in which Andy, Pete, and our guests this week – Scott Carrelli and Nick Jimenez from Cornetto Minute – talk about the lack of Jarvis in Tony’s testing, comic crashes into walls, and the pairing of DUM-E and U as …

IM058: I Love a Good Montage

March 27th, 2019

26:22

in which Andy, Pete, and our guests this week – Scott Carrelli and Nick Jimenez from Cornetto Minute – talk about holo-tables, accidents with flight …

IM059: Ray’s Famous Pizza Bib Box

March 28th, 2019

31:26

in which Andy, Pete, and our guests this week – Scott Carrelli and Nick Jimenez from Cornetto Minute – talk about Tony’s reasoning for wearing a …

IM060: Day Eleven

March 29th, 2019

26:54

in which Andy, Pete, and our guests this week – Scott Carrelli and Nick Jimenez from Cornetto Minute – talk about Obie’s and Tony’s pizza battle, the logic of Tony doing testing near his expensive cars and a row of …

IM061: Sad Pixar Lamp

April 1st, 2019

29:59
IM061: Sad Pixar Lamp

in which Andy Nelson and guest Kyle Olson from Legible Scrawl talk about sad-sack DUM-E and RDJ’s banter with it, the potentially CG armwear RDJ is wearing, and the joy of watching Tony learn to …

IM062: Mark II

April 2nd, 2019

25:33

in which Andy Nelson and guest Kyle Olson from Legible Scrawl talk about the thrill of watching the Mark II suit come together, the origins of the HUD, and real versus CG suit parts

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IM063: Delta Pose

April 3rd, 2019

26:15

in which Andy Nelson and guest Kyle Olson from Legible Scrawl talk about the specifics within the HUD, how fast Tony’s moving, and the wonder of the moment when Tony flies out into the world

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IM064: Flying Too Close to the Icy Sun

April 4th, 2019

26:45

in which Andy Nelson and guest Kyle Olson from Legible Scrawl talk about the mysterious children on the ferris wheel, the fate of the Santa Monica Ferris Wheel, and Tony’s icing problems

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IM065: The Magical Ice-Breaky Lever

April 5th, 2019

35:21

in which Andy Nelson and guest Kyle Olson from Legible Scrawl talk about methods of de-icing, Fin Fang Foom and the Golden Dragon Casino, and rough …

IM066: Like a Doll’s Eyes

April 8th, 2019

23:51

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Dr. Arnold Blumberg of The Marvel Cinematic Universe Review, talk about cold coffee, the danger of trashing mini …

IM067: Zorianna Kit

April 9th, 2019

25:12

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Dr. Arnold Blumberg of The Marvel Cinematic Universe Review, talk about the layout of Tony’s monitors, Tony’s …

IM068: Bulgari

April 10th, 2019

26:28

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Dr. Arnold Blumberg of The Marvel Cinematic Universe Review, talk about the color variations of the early Iron Man …

IM069: Stan Lee

April 11th, 2019

23:43

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Dr. Arnold Blumberg of The Marvel Cinematic Universe Review, talk about the strange corporate synergy of filming …

IM070: The 24th at 7pm

April 12th, 2019

39:35

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Dr. Arnold Blumberg of The Marvel Cinematic Universe Review, talk about Agent Coulson’s odd meeting time plans, …

IM071: The Lovey-Dovey Minute

April 15th, 2019

26:19

in which Andy and our guest Jared Abrahamson from the Epic Marvel Podcast talk about social security numbers, a rough transition with Agent Coulson, …

IM072: I’m Not a Cheeseburger

April 16th, 2019

18:31

in which Andy and Pete talk about the notion of romancing Tony based on his past, how we like our martinis, and background actors looking into the lens

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IM073: Conversations About Conversations

April 17th, 2019

20:36

in which Andy and Pete talk about the hero’s call (finally), Leslie Bibb on IMDb, and a rough transition in the script to Obadiah outside

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IM074: Ray Gun on the Mantelpiece

April 18th, 2019

20:07

in which Andy and Pete talk about Stane’s turn to a villainous businessman, the news report from Gulmira, and Tony’s ray gun

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IM075: Smashy Smashy

April 19th, 2019

23:06

in which Andy and Pete talk about Tony finding out Raza is alive, Tony’s work on his hero poses, and Tony’s reasons for getting the Mark III ready for action

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IM076: Mark III

April 22nd, 2019

37:56

in which Andy, Pete, and our guests Jonathan and Tabitha Carlisle from Princess Bride Minute and UHF 62nd Podcast talk about Tony’s workshop additions, flight time to Dubai, and of course the Mark III suit

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IM077: No More Happy Grandpa

April 23rd, 2019

27:14

in which Andy, Pete, and our guests Jonathan and Tabitha Carlisle from Princess Bride Minute and UHF 62nd Podcast talk about Favreau’s Star Wars wipes, in-suit massages, and terrorist story tropes

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IM078: The Day They Saw the Metal Man Come From the Heavens

April 24th, 2019

25:18

in which Andy, Pete, and our guests Jonathan and Tabitha Carlisle from Princess Bride Minute and UHF 62nd Podcast talk about the hero landing, reshoots for this scene, and the terrorists’ knowledge of the Geneva …

IM079: The Musical People of Gulmira

April 25th, 2019

24:40

in which Andy, Pete, and our guests Jonathan and Tabitha Carlisle from Princess Bride Minute and UHF 62nd Podcast talk about Abu’s final moment, Tony’s intentions, and battling a tank

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IM080: Cool Guys Don’t Look at Explosions

April 26th, 2019

39:00

in which Andy, Pete, and our guests Jonathan and Tabitha Carlisle from Princess Bride Minute and UHF 62nd Podcast talk about Iron Man killing …

IM081: Really Good Science-y, Military Talk

April 29th, 2019

26:55

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Kathy Campbell from Friends in Your Ears talk about acronyms in the CAOC, Rhodey and his fancy watch, and the mysterious bat patch on the mysterious David Owens

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IM082: Does JARVIS use Verizon?

April 30th, 2019

32:24

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Kathy Campbell from The Robot and the Unicorn talk about F22 Raptors and their weaponry, water drops on the lens, and the possible Iron Man 2 easter egg

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IM083: The Starkster

May 1st, 2019

22:14

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Kathy Campbell from SestraCast talk about Looney Tunes air brakes, a nod to The Empire Strikes Back, and the return of the Iron Man cartoon theme song

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IM084: The Back-Snapping, Wing-Breaking Collision

May 2nd, 2019

28:15

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Kathy Campbell from The Robot and the Unicorn talk about Tony’s back-breaking move, falling dummies, and the fascinating (and horrifying) world of ejection seats

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IM085: The La-Z-Boy Lander

May 3rd, 2019

37:49

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Kathy Campbell from Friends in Your Ears talk about superheroes punching things to fix them, Tony’s return to …

IM086: Angry Face

May 6th, 2019

32:08

in which Andy, Pete, and Father David Mowry, the chaplain of the Movies by Minutes community, talk about a Captain America Easter egg, Tony’s comedic undressing, and Obadiah’s appearance in Raza’s camp

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IM087: The Evil Bridge Club

May 7th, 2019

25:16

in which Andy, Pete, and Father David Mowry, the chaplain of the Movies by Minutes community, talk about the villains sizing each other up, spaghetti sauce burn makeup, and Stane’s CEO stance as he sizes up the Mark I

IM088: Vibrating Eyes

May 8th, 2019

28:19

in which Andy, Pete, and Father David Mowry, the chaplain of the Movies by Minutes community, talk about sonic tasers, Raza’s last smile, and the wheels in Stane’s head spinning as he figures out how Tony worked the …

IM089: Evil Pepper Potts

May 9th, 2019

41:50

in which Andy, Pete, and Father David Mowry, the chaplain of the Movies by Minutes community, talk about Raza and the Mandarin, Tony’s scripted …

IM090: Vocation

May 10th, 2019

33:39

in which Andy, Pete, and Father David Mowry, the chaplain of the Movies by Minutes community, talk about Tony’s obsession, Pepper’s attempt to protect him, and Tony’s search for reasons as to why he’s still alive

IM091: Superhero Lite

May 13th, 2019

26:12

in which Andy and our guest Alex Thompson from the Independence Day Minute talk about Tony’s superhero speech, why Tony needs Pepper to hack into his computer, and why the office is so empty

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IM092: Ultra Secret

May 14th, 2019

47:08

in which Andy and our guest Alex Thompson from the Independence Day Minute talk about Obadiah’s secret not-so-secret filing system, some Jeff …

IM093: Building 54, Where Are You?

May 15th, 2019

22:46

in which Andy and our guest Alex Thompson from the Independence Day Minute talk about the problematic property layout of Stark Industries, Obadiah’s stealthy entrance, and Pepper’s incredibly guilty look

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IM094: Mad Men-esque

May 16th, 2019

26:31

in which Andy and our guest Alex Thompson from the Independence Day Minute talk about Obadiah’s terrifyingly deep register paired with his honest comments, the awkward dialogue in the script, and Jeff Bridges’ fantastic …

IM095: The Villainous ‘I’m Not Even Going to Look at You While I Say This’

May 17th, 2019

40:35

in which Andy and our guest Alex Thompson from the Independence Day Minute talk about Pepper’s stealthy move to get the lock chip, Obadiah’s discovery of what she’s been up to, and the meeting time that never made sense …

IM096: I’m Not Tony Stark

May 20th, 2019

32:15

in which Andy and our guest Eric Deutsch from the Escape From New York Minute podcast talk about Peter Billingsley and his career, Jeff Bridges’ great tie flip, and a deleted scene that includes some great villain …

IM097: The Absence of JARVIS

May 21st, 2019

25:44

in which Andy and our guest Eric Deutsch from the Escape From New York Minute podcast talk about where Obadiah Stane was hiding, Aesop’s fable “The …

IM098: The Midichlorian Plug

May 22nd, 2019

26:13

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Eric Deutsch from the Escape From New York Minute podcast talk about the quality graying done on Tony’s face by …

IM099: Ibex Skin Rug

May 23rd, 2019

20:23

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Eric Deutsch from the Escape From New York Minute podcast talk about Obadiah continuing to kick Tony while he’s down, Rhodey’s fake driving, and the SHIELD insignia

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