It’s been a long time coming, but we have finally – finally – caught up with the MCU (or at least we would have, if we’d got this episode produced and released before Far From Home arrived in cinemas). The last MCU film to be released before we started this podcast also happens to be one of the best and most important movies not just of this series, but of the entire genre. We’ve an awful lot to say about it, so it’s no surprise that we go somewhat long. There’s also a big news catchup including Jaume Collet-Serra signing up for Black Adam, Tom King signing up for New Gods, Taika Waititi signing up for Akira, Benicio del Toro signing up for The Suicide Squad, and nobody signing up for Spawn.
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This episode was produced by Andrew Hickey. Find Andrew’s podcast A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs at 500songs.com.