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 Avengers: Endgame from 2019, and joining Tim to talk about the aftermath of Thanos’ plan to leave everyone arguing over whether Die Hard is a time travel movie is writer and quizmaster Ben Baker. What will they find to say about the importance of Ftone Clearing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, what Ken Loach’s problem is with a CGI racoon holding hands with a blue-faced Scottish woman and why so many superheroes have children who are older than them, and what does any of this have to do with Not Natalie Portman’s Head? Get listening and find out!
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You can find much more about my love of the less critically lauded corners of cinema, from Michael Caine and Elvis Presley movies to creaky old sci-fi and ‘Video Nasties’, in my book Can’t Help Thinking About Me, a collection of columns and features with a personal twist. Can’t Help Thinking About Me is available in paperback here or from the Kindle Store here.
Ben has also appeared on Tim’s nostalgia podcast Looks Unfamiliar; you can find a special with him taking a look back at ITV’s daytime nostalgia show Looks Familiar here.
Some Unspoken Thing is a huge feature on the sheer brilliance of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2, including THAT Avengers: Endgame story; you can find it here.
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