It’s Good, Except It Sucks is a movie by movie – and television series by television series – hurtle through the Marvel Cinematic Universe, hosted by Tim Worthington with a series of superpowered guests.
This time it’s The Incredible Hulk from 2008, and joining Tim for a chat about Bruce Banner’s struggle to control the raging beast that lives inside us all by going for some pizza is writer Gary Bainbridge. What will they find to say about Edward Norton favouring Jim Wilson over Rick Jones, the reasons behind crediting a cast member as ‘Computer Nerd’ and the ridiculously complicated conceit of making a film in which the title character does not want to appear as the title character, and what does any of this have to do with Omar from The Wire‘s position in Marvel continuity? Get listening and find out!
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Gary has also appeared on It’s Good, Except It Sucks talking about Daredevil here, The Amazing Spider-Man here and the 1978 Dr. Strange television pilot here. You can also find Miriam Kent’s thoughts on She-Hulk: Attorney At Law here and Martin Ruddock on the revisiting of the events of The Incredible Hulk in What If…? here.
Gary has also appeared on Tim’s nostalgia podcast Looks Unfamiliar talking about Coast To Coast, Deadly Boring, Supersonic Man, Audisee’s The War Of The Worlds, Limp-Along Leslie, That Look In Your Eye by Ali Campbell featuring Pamela Starks, Ace Reports Annual 1981 and Unbranded Soluble Cola Tablets here and Googi The Liverpool Duck, Big Bubbles, No Troubles by Ellis Beggs And Howard, Derry Daring, Bugs Bunny In Space, The London Connection, Cliff Richard’s dance record as ‘Black Knight’, DJ Spuddles Original Gourmet Fries, The Shinsei Miracle and Shut Yer Gob by Lee Brennan here.
Some Unspoken Thing is a huge feature on the sheer brilliance of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2; you can find it here.
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