MAD UNREAL

From Marvel movies to Star Wars and DC, to James Bond, black heroes, super women, and dope villains: we talk about movies and characters that are beautifully UNREAL.

About the show

From Marvel movies to Star Wars and DC, to James Bond, black heroes, super women, and dope villains: we talk about movies and characters that are beautifully UNREAL. Listen as Arthur Turnbull and Isaac Perry go mad deep on the most exciting news involving your fav comic book films and cinematic universes!

Episodes

  • 14: Daredevil Rumors, Comic Book Stores, & A Look at Racial Representation In Star Wars

    April 1st, 2020  |  1 hr 26 mins
    ahsoka, comics, daredevil

    This week’s episode of Mad Unreal offers insight on new MCU Daredevil rumors; explains why you should support Comic Book Stores during the Covid Crisis; and wonders if Wonder Woman 1984’s new release date is a good sign for theaters. That’s all before we get into our main topic: Race In Star Wars—an examination of Rosario Dawson’s casting as Ahsoka, and a review of the most recent Clone Wars episodes!

  • 13: Mad Thoughts: Disney+ vs. Disney’s Past, Covid-19 Destroys the MCU, Clone Wars, & More!

    March 19th, 2020  |  1 hr 12 mins
    batman, clonewars, starwars

    Mad Unreal is back with a show full of Mad Thoughts! We discuss the battle between Disney+ and Disney’s controversial past. We give love to the writers-of-color who are writing James Bond. We examine the toll Covid-19 is taking on the MCU. Plus: we review the Clone Wars episode, ‘Unfinished Business’!

  • 12: No Time To Die: 007 MORE MONTHS! Plus: Clone Wars 3 – Episode Review!

    March 11th, 2020  |  1 hr 41 mins
    bond, clonewars, starwars

    Mad Unreal asks: can No Time To Die outlive yet another setback? We also run down our list of ‘The Top 5 Things James Bond Fans Can Do Until November’! But first we dive into the first story arc of Star Wars The Clone Wars Season 7 and wonder: are Clone troopers an allegory of real world oppression and enslavement?

  • 11: Can Blade become a black culture ‘moment’ in the same way as Black Panther?

    March 4th, 2020  |  1 hr 17 mins
    blade, marvel, mcu

    Mad Unreal is back with Mad Thoughts on Indiana Jones, Star Trek: Picard, Star Wars: The High Republic, & The Clone Wars! Then we jump into our main topic by asking: can the release of the upcoming MCU Blade film starring Mahershala Ali become a black culture ‘moment’ in the same way as Black Panther?

  • 007 AND COUNTING, EP 2: The Spy Who Looks Nothing Like Me

    February 28th, 2020  |  46 mins 9 secs
    bond, danielcraig, poc, rogermoore

    What does James Bond look like from the perspective of his black fans? In the second of seven special episodes counting down to No Time To Die, Mad Unreal examines the conflicted nature of rooting for a character who, in many ways, represents the ultimate in white male fantasy and privilege.

  • 007 AND COUNTING, EP 1: Universal Exports

    February 21st, 2020  |  37 mins 4 secs
    bond, danielcraig, marvel, starwars

    Should the James Bond franchise become a cinematic universe? In the first of seven special episodes counting down to No Time To Die, the Mad Unreal crew examines what impact Marvel’s MCU, Star Wars, and other cinematic universes have had on Bond! Join us in celebrating 007 every Friday until the release of No Time To Die!

  • 10: Mad Thoughts: The Batman, Star Trek Picard, Star Wars Clone Wars & more!

    February 19th, 2020  |  1 hr 26 mins
    batman, clonewars, startrek, starwars

    Mad Unreal returns with a jam-packed show full of Mad Thoughts! We talk about The Batman costume reveal, Birds Of Prey box office, the debut of Star Trek Picard, & celebrate the return of Star Wars The Clone Wars! PLUS: we announce our brand new No Time To Die show ‘007 AND COUNTING’!

  • 9, Pt 1: STAR WARS Special Episode – The Rise Of Skywalker and the future of the franchise

    January 1st, 2020  |  1 hr 38 mins
    riseofskywalker, starwars

    Start your 2020 with MAD #StarWars. On Part I of this special two-part episode we dive into #TheRiseOfSkywalker & discuss the future of the film franchise! On Part II, we explore Season 1 of #TheMandalorian & breakdown the layered storytelling, unforgettable characters, and overall impact of the first live-action #StarWars TV show!

  • 9, Pt 2: STAR WARS Special Episode – "The Mandalorian" Season 1

    January 1st, 2020  |  1 hr 49 mins
    disney, lucasfilm, mandalorian, starwars

    Start your 2020 with MAD #StarWars. On Part I of this special two-part episode we dive into #TheRiseOfSkywalker & discuss the future of the film franchise! On Part II, we explore Season 1 of #TheMandalorian & breakdown the layered storytelling, unforgettable characters, and overall impact of the first live-action #StarWars TV show!

  • 8: A December of #Trailers: #BlackWidow, #WonderWoman, & more! Plus: #TheMandalorian & Our Decade’s Favs!

    December 18th, 2019  |  2 hrs 38 mins

    It’s the final #MadUnreal episode of 2019. From #BlackWidow, #WonderWoman1984, & #GhostbustersAfterlife to #NoTimeToDie: we go mad deep on the best December #trailers! We also talk #TheMandalorian Chapters 5 & 6, then give you our fav #Unreal film & tv series of the decade!

  • 7: No Time To Die Trailer Predictions! Michael B. Jordan As Superman! Plus: The Mandalorian Chpt 3 & 4 Review!

    December 4th, 2019  |  1 hr 37 mins
    bond, joker, mandalorian

    Bond is officially back. We speculate on the first #NoTimeToDie trailer and kick off the journey to the April release! Next we explore the news that #MichaelBJordan met with #DCFilms about #Superman. What would happen if #ClarkKent was a black man? Also: we discuss chapters 3 & 4 of #TheMandalorian!

  • 6: The Mandalorian Chpts. 1 & 2 Review, Plus: Is 'Black Adam' Black?

    November 20th, 2019  |  1 hr 10 mins
    baby yoda, black adam, disney plus, lucasfilm, mandalorian, star wars

    The Mandalorian has spoken! Join us as we dive into the first two chapters of this new #StarWars saga! We also chime in on #TheRock’s recently announced role as #DC's #BlackAdam. Will the new film dispel the racial ambiguity of this complex hero or nah?