UPI 020: Avengers: Infinity War

IT IS TIME! At last, after six months of watching a movie and recording our reviews each week… after ten years of waiting for the bringing together of the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe for an epic battle and purpose… Infinity War is upon us! SPOILERS ARE IN THIS PODCAST, so only listen if you’re ready for a full discussion.

In this podcast episode, you’ll get the preshow banter and projections by the adults of UnpauseIt (@_thedadabides and @ladydisdayn), the adults’ reactions, preshow projections by the children of UnpauseIt (@thesauce_ and @furi0usgirl), and then the full reaction review of Infinity War by the entire family.

In this episode, you’ll learn: 

  • How movie goers reacted immediately after seeing Avengers: Infinity War;
  • Who was spot-on and who was way, way off on their predictions;
  • If the kids heard their mom offer them a segway or a segue;
  • What a “pager” is;
  • … and more!

Links & stuff for this episode:

  • Avengers: Infinity War on IMDB.com
  • Alamo Drafthouse Denver (located in Littleton, Colorado), which allowed the UnpauseIt crew to capture after-show reactions on site;
  • Adobe Creative Cloud, which we use to edit each podcast;
  • Zoom microphones, which we use for mobile recordings;

UnpauseIt rates this movie (out of 10 total, with 10 being the highest score):

  • 7.75 out of 10 New Armorwear (by the kids – average score),
  • 9.5 out of 10 New Armorwear (by the adults – average score).

 

UPI 014: Captain America: Civil War

Are you “Team Cap” or “Team Stark?” The tensions have been building since Steve and Tony first faced off in Avengers, and now the Sokovia Accords and the return of childhood friends and tragedies has pushed the team to the breaking point. Even Nick Fury can’t band-aid these heroes back together, so let’s see what happens…

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Release information about the film, Captain America: Civil War;
  • The parents of UnpauseIt wonder if they can come up with 11 words in sequence to make the kids do their chores;
  • Why it’s never a good idea to tell Cap to “stay down;”
  • Which of our crew is on “Team Cap” or “Team Stark;”
  • Who we each choose as the superhero with the best chance at hurting Thanos;
  • … and more!

Links & stuff for this episode:

UnpauseIt rates this movie (out of 10 total, with 10 being the highest score):

  • 7.45 out of 10 Frickin’ Missiles (by the kids – average score),
  • 8.5 out of 10 Frickin’ Missiles (by the adults – average score).

 

UPI 012: Avengers – Age of Ultron

Stop, Dave… I mean, Tony. Stark knocks on the door marked “Artifical Intelligence” and instantly regrets it. Avengers: Age of Ultron pits high tech against high power in a race to save humankind.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Release information about the film, Avengers: Age of Ultron;
  • Each person predicts who they think will die in Avengers: Infinity War;
  • An obscure movie quote challenge;
  • … and more!

Links & stuff for this episode:

UnpauseIt rates this movie (out of 10 total, with 10 being the highest score):

  •  4.3 out of 10 Cuttlefish (by the kids – average score),
  •  8.125 out of 10 Cuttlefish (by the adults – average score).

 

UPI 009: Iron Man 3

The third installment of the Iron Man story is up for review, and we unpack everything from the fruity villain to the inner workings of the Stark mind and soul. We’re going to Extremis in this one, folks!

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Release information about the film, Iron Man 3;
  • Speculations about if Pepper Potts leaves this movie with her own superpowers;
  • All the ways this film points to future events in Age of Ultron;
  • Why we disagree with Collider.com about this movie’s place in the MCU;
  • … and more!

Links & stuff for this episode:

UnpauseIt rates this movie (out of 10 total, with 10 being the highest score):

  • 8.495 out of 10 Tuna Sandwiches & Fingers (by the kids – average score),
  • 8.375 out of 10 Tuna Sandwiches & Fingers (by the adults – average score).

 

UPI 007: The Avengers

The Avengers reviewed by UnpauseIt podcast

Here it is: the moment we’ve waited for since Iron Man first exploded out of that dank, dark cave. It’s time for the Avengers to assemble! With all of the super heroes in this one, it’s no wonder we went a bit longer than normal. But, considering we had Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Captain America, Black Widow, and Hawkeye to contend with, it’s no surprise we had a lot to cover!

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Release information about the film, The Avengers;
  • A bit of back and forth about just how many Infinity Stones were in this movie;
  • Which Avenger can actually out-mischief Loki;
  • … and more!

Links & stuff for this episode:

UnpauseIt rates this movie (out of 10 total, with 10 being the highest score):

  • 9.75 out of 10 Out-of-Control Big Green Rage Monsters (by the kids – average score),
  • 8.95 out of 10 Out-of-Control Big Green Rage Monsters (by the adults – average score).

AND don’t forget to (e)mail us with your own thoughts, ideas, and suggestions for upcoming reviews!

UPI 004: Ironman 2

Iron Man 2 by UnpauseIt podcast

We’re back for more Tony Stark, though parents may find his antics to be more of a “bad example” style of superhero. Well, when you’re facing up to three different villains, what did we expect?

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Release information about the film, Iron Man 2;
  • Georgia’s definition of a “smart sandwich;”
  • How the entire government gained villain-status;
  • If we’re talking about hemorrhoids or Hammerdrones… and more!

PLUS! A plea for any of our listeners: if you know of a good, kid-friendly and kid-safe Minecraft server to acquaint the UnpauseIt kids with for online game play, please email us or comment below with your recommendations!

Links & stuff for this episode:

UnpauseIt rates this movie (out of 10 total, with 10 being the highest score):

  • 3.8 out of 10 (by the kids),
  • 6.0 out of 10 (by the adults).

Listen to the episode to see what our unit of rating was and how each person ranked Iron Man 2.

AND don’t forget to (e)mail us with your own thoughts, ideas, and suggestions for upcoming reviews!

UPI 002: Iron Man

Iron Man by the UnpauseIt podcast

Tick-tock! UnpauseIt has no time to waste as we dive into the first movie in the Avengers franchise, Iron Man.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Release information about the film, Iron Man;
  • Insights about the cast, good and bad;
  • How to define acts in film projects (and we don’t just mean cool fight scenes!);
  • How kids today see a movie that has a good decade of aging behind it!

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AND don’t forget to (e)mail us with your own thoughts, ideas, and suggestions for upcoming reviews!

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