Jun 19

No matter how prepared Jeff and Pat were for Man of Steel, the movie still packs a super punch. It's different from the Donner films, but how good of a thing is that? What do Superman's choices mean for the direction of the character? Also, a discussion about the future of the DC Universe on film based on this sprawling effort from Nolan, Goyer, and Snyder.

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May 11

Special double-wide blockbuster edition of The Signal!

Jeff and Megan both liked Iron Man 3 , in spite of a few concerns. Adam Levenberg of the Official Screenwriting podcast weighs in on the story, the money and what it all means for Tony's solo future. Jon Clarke of Caffeinated Comics podcast talks Mandarin to us. Erik Davis of Movies.com offers his first impressions after an early screening of Star Trek: Into Darkness. Avengers 2 anyone?

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Apr 24

Jeff and Sam are impressed with the latest trailer for Man of Steel, a caller remains wary. Jurassic Park 3D and Evil Dead bring an air of nostalgia to the pre-summer schedule, but do they satisfy? Also, some thoughts on what to expect from Star Trek: Into Darkness.

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Apr 11

Pre-sale tickets for Iron Man 3 are going fast. Is that The Hulk in that suit? A look at The Wolverine trailer leaves Jeff and Pat cold, a caller disagrees. Special guest Script Consultant Adam Levenberg talks superhero directors and why Kevin Smith isn't one of them. Includes early buzz on Man of Steel.

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Mar 10

Iron Man and Man of Steel release dates draw ever closer, and the buzz is building. Can DC keep up with Marvel as it enters Phase 2? Megan suggests a Robin solo movie; Jeff wants a Zod he can kneel before. Includes fresh info on Guardians of the Galaxy, and a word about the real difference between Star Wars and Star Trek fans.

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Feb 11

It's Oscar time, and the Academy has gone batty by ignoring TDKR completely. Is it deserved or was the 2012 movie year just overcrowded? What kind of Bat-flick could we expect from an Oscar favorite such as Ben Affleck? NYC playwright Sam Gooley co-hosts and weighs in on some other Hollywood talent who might be the right fit for Bats.

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Jan 31

Jeff is joined by new guest co-host Megan Simard, who brings her own ideas about casting for Ghostbusters 3. The Man of Steel promises the steel, but will it bring the feel? That Reeve-Kidder combo might be hard to beat. Also, some thoughts on the worst Catwoman performance of all time.

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Jan 19

Jeff welcomes guest co-host P.BLiZz, a hip-hop artist and Batman enthusiast. The Dark Knight Rises Blu-ray is a success in some ways, a letdown in others. Thor 2 promises a darker tone, and more Natalie Portman. Also a word on the latest trailers for Iron Man 3 and Man of Steel.

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Oct 28

Back from a short hiatus, Sussman returns with fresh info on The Dark Knight Rises blu-ray release. It's going to be a very Baney Christmas. Also, how franchise-newcomer director Shane Black intends to bring Tony Stark's tale full circle in 2013's Iron Man 3. Includes a briefing on Guillermo Del Toro's Hulk TV project.

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Sep 14

In the aftermath of a big summer, Jeff is optimistic about the future of superhero movies. Robert Downey, Jr. has new ideas for the future of Iron Man. Meanwhile, as The Dark Knight Rises continues to break box office records, the Batman reboot talk begins. Includes early buzz on Dredd 3D.

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