Marvel Movie Minute

Marvel Movie Minute

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The Next Reel’s Andy Nelson and guests take on the movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe — one minute at a time.
IM076: Mark III
Apr 22 • 37 min
in which Andy, Pete, and our guests Jonathan and Tabitha Carlisle from Princess Bride Minute and UHF 62nd Podcast talk about Tony’s workshop additions, flight time to Dubai, and of course the Mark III suit
IM075: Smashy Smashy
Apr 19 • 23 min
in which Andy and Pete talk about Tony finding out Raza is alive, Tony’s work on his hero poses, and Tony’s reasons for getting the Mark III ready for action
IM074: Ray Gun on the Mantelpiece
Apr 18 • 20 min
in which Andy and Pete talk about Stane’s turn to a villainous businessman, the news report from Gulmira, and Tony’s ray gun
IM073: Conversations About Conversations
Apr 17 • 20 min
in which Andy and Pete talk about the hero’s call (finally), Leslie Bibb on IMDb, and a rough transition in the script to Obadiah outside
IM072: I’m Not a Cheeseburger
Apr 16 • 18 min
in which Andy and Pete talk about the notion of romancing Tony based on his past, how we like our martinis, and background actors looking into the lens
IM071: The Lovey-Dovey Minute
Apr 15 • 26 min
in which Andy and our guest Jared Abrahamson from the Epic Marvel Podcast talk about social security numbers, a rough transition with Agent Coulson, and Pepper’s scripted nonsense
IM070: The 24th at 7pm
Apr 12 • 39 min
in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Dr. Arnold Blumberg of The Marvel Cinematic Universe Review, talk about Agent Coulson’s odd meeting time plans, Tony’s and Pepper’s chemistry, and the reasons SHIELD might be interested in the Ten Rings
IM069: Stan Lee
Apr 11 • 23 min
in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Dr. Arnold Blumberg of The Marvel Cinematic Universe Review, talk about the strange corporate synergy of filming at the Disney Concert Hall, Agent Coulson’s friendly persistence, and Stan Lee’s cameo
IM068: Bulgari
Apr 10 • 26 min
in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Dr. Arnold Blumberg of The Marvel Cinematic Universe Review, talk about the color variations of the early Iron Man suits, the joy (and expense) of owning Bvlgari watches, and Tony’s drive to the fundraiser
IM067: Zorianna Kit
Apr 9 • 25 min
in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Dr. Arnold Blumberg of The Marvel Cinematic Universe Review, talk about the layout of Tony’s monitors, Tony’s health drink, and the amazing story of Zorianna Kit’s US citizenship
IM066: Like a Doll’s Eyes
Apr 8 • 23 min
in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Dr. Arnold Blumberg of The Marvel Cinematic Universe Review, talk about cold coffee, the danger of trashing mini arc reactors, and Omar’s and Ahmed’s struggles to piece together the Mark I suit
IM065: The Magical Ice-Breaky Lever
Apr 5 • 35 min
in which Andy Nelson and guest Kyle Olson from Legible Scrawl talk about methods of de-icing, Fin Fang Foom and the Golden Dragon Casino, and rough landings
IM064: Flying Too Close to the Icy Sun
Apr 4 • 26 min
in which Andy Nelson and guest Kyle Olson from Legible Scrawl talk about the mysterious children on the ferris wheel, the fate of the Santa Monica Ferris Wheel, and Tony’s icing problems
IM063: Delta Pose
Apr 3 • 26 min
in which Andy Nelson and guest Kyle Olson from Legible Scrawl talk about the specifics within the HUD, how fast Tony’s moving, and the wonder of the moment when Tony flies out into the world
IM062: Mark II
Apr 2 • 25 min
in which Andy Nelson and guest Kyle Olson from Legible Scrawl talk about the thrill of watching the Mark II suit come together, the origins of the HUD, and real versus CG suit parts
IM061: Sad Pixar Lamp
Apr 1 • 29 min
in which Andy Nelson and guest Kyle Olson from Legible Scrawl talk about sad-sack DUM-E and RDJ’s banter with it, the potentially CG armwear RDJ is wearing, and the joy of watching Tony learn to steer
IM060: Day Eleven
Mar 29 • 26 min
in which Andy, Pete, and our guests this week – Scott Carrelli and Nick Jimenez from Cornetto Minute – talk about Obie’s and Tony’s pizza battle, the logic of Tony doing testing near his expensive cars and a row of windows overlooking a cliff, and the…
IM059: Ray’s Famous Pizza Bib Box
Mar 28 • 31 min
in which Andy, Pete, and our guests this week – Scott Carrelli and Nick Jimenez from Cornetto Minute – talk about Tony’s reasoning for wearing a shirt with a hole in it versus one without, the many iterations of Ray’s Pizza, and petulant teen attitudes
IM058: I Love a Good Montage
Mar 27 • 26 min
in which Andy, Pete, and our guests this week – Scott Carrelli and Nick Jimenez from Cornetto Minute – talk about holo-tables, accidents with flight stabilizers, and the rivalry between Salieri and Mozart
IM057: The Upside Down Coffee Cup
Mar 26 • 26 min
in which Andy, Pete, and our guests this week – Scott Carrelli and Nick Jimenez from Cornetto Minute – talk about the lack of Jarvis in Tony’s testing, comic crashes into walls, and the pairing of DUM-E and U as assistants
IM056: ‘TenRingsian’ Slang
Mar 25 • 28 min
in which Andy, Pete, and our guests this week – Scott Carrelli and Nick Jimenez from Cornetto Minute – talk about Raza’s scabby face, Star Wars wipes, and the Mark II boot design
IM055: Marvel’s Hand Person
Mar 22 • 32 min
in which Andy and guests Jonathan and Chris from the Minute Impossible Podcast talk about Star Wars wipes, Ryan Meinerding and the unsung heroes of concept illustrators, and Tony’s fancy tech
IM054: Terrence Howard Is In This Movie
Mar 21 • 21 min
in which Andy and guests Jonathan and Chris from the Minute Impossible Podcast talk about the point of this scene (or lack thereof), the acting chops of Terrence Howard, and the scripted reason why Tony’s here
IM053: A Very Functioning Robot with a Bad Goatee
Mar 20 • 27 min
in which Andy and guests Jonathan and Chris from the Minute Impossible Podcast talk about Tony’s subtle nostalgia joke, Tony’s reversion to robot mode, and an awkward scene with Rhodey
IM052: Such a Strange Hole
Mar 19 • 24 min
in which Andy and guests Jonathan and Chris from the Minute Impossible Podcast talk about the point of the magnet, cardiac arrests, and heaving fake chests
IM051: Where Does That Goo Go?
Mar 18 • 25 min
in which Andy and guests Jonathan and Chris from the Minute Impossible Podcast talk about plasmic discharge, Operation, and romantic banter over a part swap
IM050: Sarcasm Harmonics
Mar 15 • 28 min
in which Andy and guest Steve Sarmento from The Next Reel talk about Pepper’s work space, Tony’s surgery, and the scripted call Pepper has with Agent Coulson
IM049: Unleash the Bear
Mar 14 • 26 min
in which Andy and guest Steve Sarmento from The Next Reel talk about Obadiah’s glee over Tony’s chest, the insanity of Jim Cramer, and the joy of his digital soundboard
IM048: The Superhero Chest Reveal
Mar 13 • 29 min
in which Andy and guest Matthew Westfox from the Superhero Ethics Podcast talk about the nature of a business and the motivations of those running it, obvious edit choices, and mystery background actors
IM047: Tokamak
Mar 12 • 33 min
in which Andy and guest Matthew Westfox from the Superhero Ethics Podcast talk about the Stark Industries complex and its confusing layout, the appearance of the big arc reactor, and how Jeff is the BOSS on that Segway
IM046: Tony’s Charles Foster Kane Moment
Mar 11 • 26 min
in which Andy and guest Matthew Westfox from the Superhero Ethics Podcast talk about what shaped Tony’s memories of his father, the shift in Tony’s business perspective, and how those closest to Tony react to his announcement
IM045: SHIELD
Mar 8 • 26 min
in which Andy and guest Matthew Westfox from the Superhero Ethics Podcast talk about the fascinating Agent Coulson, the purpose of the existence of SHIELD, and Tony’s PTSD
IM044: A Burger King level of hedonism
Mar 7 • 23 min
in which Andy and guest Matthew Westfox from the Superhero Ethics Podcast talk about product placement, the realities of what Tony could accomplish in a cave in three months, and PG-13 sex jokes
IM043: WWTD?
Mar 6 • 21 min
in which Andy and guest Steve Sarmento from The Next Reel talk about the military usage of C-17s, Tony’s greeting for Pepper (and lack-of-greeting for Happy), and wet tarmacs
IM042: A Tony in a Haystack
Mar 5 • 25 min
in which Andy and guest Steve Sarmento from The Next Reel talk about Tony’s escape plan, the design of Tony’s tank top, and how Rhodey found him
IM041: Almost a Slide Whistle
Mar 4 • 22 min
in which Andy, Pete and guest JJ Jaeger from The Next Reel talk about Favreau’s style of paying off moments of awesomeness with comedy beats, the chances of surviving a fall like Tony does, and the beauty of amazing crane shots (particularly in wind…
IM040: Bullets and Flamethrowers and Rockets – Oh My!
Mar 1 • 25 min
in which Andy and guest Liz Whitaker from the Mean Girls Minute talk about setting everything on fire and the logic of Tony’s plan, Tony’s rage possibly driving this scene, and the ability of the Mark I suit to keep Tony from cooking in all the fire
IM039: The First Life You Save or Lose
Feb 28 • 16 min
in which Andy and guest Liz Whitaker from the Mean Girls Minute talk about Yinsen’s tragic end and the great acting in the scene, discuss the hero turn Tony takes in this minute, and bid adieu to the cave set, which we’ve come to know so well
IM038: Maggots
Feb 27 • 21 min
in which Andy and guest Liz Whitaker from the Mean Girls Minute talk about the logic of trying to shoot Iron Man in the head, the need for inner protection in the Mark I suit, and the possible maggots in the wheat upon which Yinsen is laying
IM037: A Scream, Once Started…
Feb 26 • 19 min
in which Andy and guest Liz Whitaker from the Mean Girls Minute talk about the horror movie version of this minute, interesting action camera shots, and the logic of hitting people with the Mark I suit’s gloved hands
IM036: Stealth Mode
Feb 25 • 23 min
in which Andy and guest Liz Whitaker from the Mean Girls Minute talk about Tony playing with dramatic lighting, how stealthy the Mark I suit apparently is, and a fun cameo by guitarist Tom Morello
IM035: Yinsen’s Fake Rock
Feb 22 • 22 min
in which Andy and his guests Krissy Lenz and Nathan Blackwell from the Most Excellent 80’s Movies Podcast talk about Favreau’s handling of comedy in action scenes, Yinsen big decision, and the idea of Tony figuring out how to finish getting himself suited…
IM034: The Hungarian
Feb 21 • 17 min
in which Andy and his guests Krissy Lenz and Nathan Blackwell from the Most Excellent 80’s Movies Podcast talk about Yinsen’s increased panic opposite Tony’s calm, the art of movie explosions, and Hungarian comedy (or tragedy, depending on your point of…
IM033: Building a Hero
Feb 20 • 21 min
in which Andy and his guests Krissy Lenz and Nathan Blackwell from the Most Excellent 80’s Movies Podcast talk about elements of the movie montage, Russian Rambo movie posters, and a rough deleted scene with Rhodey
IM032: A Candle Kind of Mood
Feb 19 • 32 min
in which Andy and his guests Krissy Lenz and Nathan Blackwell from the Most Excellent 80’s Movies Podcast talk about the awesome shots of Tony hammering away at his mask (by candlelight nonetheless!), the quality of CGI smoke vs. real smoke, and Yinsen’s…
IM031: So Many Tennis Balls
Feb 18 • 17 min
in which Andy and his guests Krissy Lenz and Nathan Blackwell from the Most Excellent 80’s Movies Podcast talk about stronger threats from no subtitles, the work of utility stunt players, and the Raiders of the Lost Ark hot poker comparison
IM030: High-Stepping
Feb 15 • 19 min
in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about Raza’s speech (and all of its inaccuracies), the background of actor Faran Tahir, and the sound of an extra footstep
IM029: Tickle Man
Feb 14 • 18 min
in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about repeated shots of guards at the front of the cave, some bad comedy with the guards, and the inevitable entrance of Raza
IM028: Laundry Hijinx
Feb 13 • 16 min
in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about Yinsen’s poignant family talk, the difficulty with secrecy when building a secret suit, and the alternate version depicting Abu’s fate
IM027: Shesh o Besh
Feb 12 • 26 min
in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about the credibility of secret layered schematics on onion paper, the timeframe to heal from major surgery, and the deleted scene showing Tony and Yinsen throwing down with…
IM026: A Swath of Powerless Houses
Feb 11 • 24 min
in which Andy, Pete and our guest Eric Nash from the Watchmen Minute Podcast talk about the first appearance of the mini arc reactor, Tony’s physical version of an exploded view, and all about Gigajoules
IM025: Something That Might Resemble Something
Feb 8 • 16 min
in which Andy, Pete and guest JJ Jaeger from The Next Reel talk about Palladium and its many uses, the visual cue for the audience in the ring Tony makes, and the fact that Tony is just now asking for Yinsen’s name
IM024: Big Boom Kill
Feb 7 • 17 min
in which Andy and guest JJ Jaeger from The Next Reel talk about the possible number of languages spoken in any given terrorist organization, the comedy of a washing machine gag, and the verbal introduction of the Ten Rings
IM023: Stark-Branded Wheelbarrow
Feb 6 • 16 min
in which Andy and guest JJ Jaeger from The Next Reel talk about Yinsen’s pep talk and Tony’s character turn, the career of Faran Tahir, and the scripted wheelbarrow that makes it to the screen
IM022: That Fantastic Grandfather Smile
Feb 5 • 20 min
in which Andy and guest JJ Jaeger from The Next Reel talk about Arabic translations, the age of some of the stolen Stark Industries gear, and the surprising appearance of Tom Morello
IM021: The Worst Apple-Bobbing Situation Ever
Feb 4 • 37 min
in which Andy, Pete and guest Heidi Bennett from the Vibrant Visionaries podcast, as well as several movies by minutes podcasts, talk about the subtext of Tony’s refusal, the usage of utility stunt players, and the surprising reveal buried in the torture…
IM020: Soapdish Algorithms
Feb 1 • 19 min
in which Andy, Pete and guest Heidi Bennett from the Vibrant Visionaries podcast, as well as several other movies by minutes podcasts, talk about Arabic translations, Yinsen’s intro vs. Abu’s intro, and our fascination with these supporting actors’…
IM019: Beans and Barbs
Jan 31 • 16 min
in which Andy, Pete and guest Heidi Bennett from the Vibrant Visionaries podcast, as well as several movies by minutes podcasts, talk about atrial septums, our fears of car batteries, and Yinsen’s campfire beans in the orange and teal lighting
IM018: Giant Potato Battery
Jan 30 • 20 min
in which Andy, Pete and guest Heidi Bennett from the Vibrant Visionaries podcast, as well as several movies by minutes podcasts, talk about the horrors of nasal tubes, the brilliance of sound design, and giant cave tubers
IM017: Cave Surgery Prison Montage
Jan 29 • 19 min
in which Andy, Pete and guest Heidi Bennett from the Vibrant Visionaries podcast (and quite the movies-by-minutes podcaster herself!) talk about Tony’s last jab at Rhodey before he gets blown up, cave surgery montages, and waking up to distant screams
IM016: A shot to the heart at GAIA
Jan 28 • 19 min
in which Andy, Pete and guest Lorraine Dahm-Milligan from Legible Scrawl wonder about goat deaths from the Jericho missile, continue the debate about time of day here, and question Tony’s price point for the free box of booze
IM015: He’s a general, and a friend
Jan 25 • 21 min
in which Andy, Pete and guest Lorraine Dahm-Milligan from Legible Scrawl reminisce about Life Goes On, try to pinpoint the timeframe of Tony’s trip, and laugh at bad embroidery
IM014: Male Bonding At Altitude
Jan 24 • 23 min
in which Andy, Pete, and guest Lorraine Dahm-Milligan from Legible Scrawl wonder about Tony’s staffing requirements, debate the flight time from LA to Kabul, and question Tony’s connections to House Stark
IM013: Wet streets cause rain
Jan 23 • 23 min
in which Andy and guest Robert Black of the Michael Myers Minute and Dave Made a Minute podcasts revel in the efficient relationship-building between Tony and Pepper, map out the nonsensical route Tony takes to his airfield, and learn some facts about…
IM012: You don’t buy a Pollock to store it
Jan 22 • 21 min
in which Andy and guest Robert Black of the Michael Myers Minute and Dave Made a Minute podcasts take a tour of both Tony’s workshop and the vehicles he stores there, wince at the thought of storing a Pollock painting, and peek through the window to the…
IM011: They even give her a pin-up page
Jan 21 • 23 min
in which Andy and guest Robert Black of the Michael Myers Minute and Dave Made a Minute podcasts roll their eyes at Pepper’s dated origins, revel in the catty conversation between Christine and Pepper, and jam out to Suicidal Tendencies
IM010: El Flambé Delicto
Jan 18 • 26 min
in which Andy, Pete and guest Ryan Dalton, author of the Time Shift trilogy, window shop in Tony’s house, pine for one of the houses they may have used as reference and wish for a gig like Paul Bettany had here
IM009: If Tony’s Dad Worked on the Manhattan Project…
Jan 17 • 23 min
in which Andy, Pete and guest Ryan Dalton, author of the Time Shift trilogy, praise what Leslie Bibb is bringing to the table, look at editor Dan Lebental’s great work in the MCU and try to piece together the ages of Tony and his dad, Howard
IM008: Our extensive research into Snake Eyes
Jan 16 • 13 min
in which Andy, Pete and guest Ryan Dalton, author of the Time Shift trilogy, praise Terrence Howard’s and Robert Downey Jr.’s relationship, reveal Christine Everhart’s comic origins and share our lack of gambling knowledge
IM007: With ladies on each arm
Jan 15 • 17 min
in which Andy, Pete and guest Ryan Dalton, author of the Time Shift trilogy, revel in the great jump cuts to the casino, talk about Tony’s crazy scripted dialogue and enjoy seeing the director pop up as Tony’s sidekick
IM006: From a show you never knew existed
Jan 14 • 20 min
in which Andy, Pete, and guest Ryan Dalton, author of the Time Shift trilogy, jam out to the Iron Man cartoon theme song, review Jeff Bridges’ character types and discuss Powerpoints as exposition
IM005: Meanwhile, back at the ranch…
Jan 11 • 14 min
in which Andy and Pete take a lesson in Dari/Urdu, talk about the jump backward in time, and dig into Photoshopped magazine covers
IM004: Jimmy is Swiss cheese
Jan 10 • 20 min
in which Andy and Pete bid adieu to swiss cheese Jimmy, look at our first bit of deleted material, and pine for the halcyon days of that fantastic phone
IM003: Ramirez: The only character who has no gift of hindsight
Jan 9 • 18 min
In which Andy and Pete say goodbye to our first two characters, talk about practical explosions and reminisce about Daredevil (not that one).
IM002: It’s not as wildly-insulting as it should be
Jan 8 • 23 min
in which Andy and Pete discuss Robert Downey Jr., AC/DC and Iron Man’s journey to the screen
IM001: You gotta earn your wizards
Jan 7 • 27 min
in which Andy and Pete discuss the opening logos, character origins, and Afghanistan
Introducing Marvel Movie Minute from The Next Reel
Dec 22, 2018 • 1 min
Coming January 7, 2019.