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Jan 31, 2018

It's big. It's shiny. There are snakes. It feels like every other scene was removed for no reason. And it barely made back it's budget. But boy is it interesting.

We had lots to say about Gods of Egypt, the white-washed cheap-looking CGI adventure by Alex Proyas. Especially about the snakes. We really talked a lot about...

Jan 24, 2018

If you're looking for a swords and sandals epic, you're going to end up watching Ben-Hur, the 42-hour long film that swept the Oscars in 1959. It's a long story of a guy who had some bad times at the hands of the Romans but briefly met Jesus and exchanged waters. And it's kinda good? But Jesus it's long.

Jan 17, 2018

Jantiquity keeps rolling along in its chariot as we switch to the animated past with Disney's 1997 film Hercules. They got rid of the story line about Herc murdering his family and went with a charming tale of a goat pervert helping him win his father's love.

Jan 10, 2018

It's Jantiquity, our first ever month dedicated to swords and/or sandals. We're kicking it off with the 2000 Best Picture winner, Gladiator. The story of a poor tiger who gets kidnapped and forced to fight in the coliseum, only to lose to a former war general. Such a tragedy.

Jan 4, 2018

It's a very special party episode where we talked about what we're enjoying in our lives and answer a ton of pop culture questions from our listeners. It's very fun. Enjoy!