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Cinematic Universe is a fortnightly comic book movie podcast brought to you by host Joe Cunningham, and comics experts Seb Patrick and James Hunt. Each episode will look at the latest in comic book and superhero movie and TV news before launching into an in-depth discussion of one film or show.

Apr 28, 2016

Well, that Michael Keaton Spider-Man thing went well, huh? Joe discusses that, the final X-Men: Apocalypse trailer and various little bits of casting news in our latest minisode. Then it's on to last week's The Mask-inspired comics recommendations: (unsurprisingly) The Mask by John Arcudi and Doug Mahnke, and (slightly...


Apr 21, 2016

SSSSMOKIN! SOMEBODY STOP ME! THAT'S A SPICY MEATBALL! And other such things that you undoubtedly heard (and maybe even shouted) thousands of times in the playground in the mid 1990s. Yes, we went there: it's Jim Carrey in Chuck Russell's adaptation of the Dark Horse comic The Mask. In the news, meanwhile, we mostly talk...


Apr 13, 2016

Joe talks Doctor Strange, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Thor: Ragnarok, Defenders, Cloak and Dagger and a whole bunch more in a bumper news section. Then it's on to last week's comics recommendations: Greg Pak and Aaron Lopresti's Planet Hulk: Anarchy and Kieron Gillen and Kano's Beta Ray Bill: Godhunter.


Apr 8, 2016

A bit of a change of pace this week, as we look for the first time at a direct-to-DVD animated adaptation, with Sam Liu's 2010 film of Planet Hulk. As well as discussing this specific film's merits, we talk more generally about the genre: do these adaptations generally work? What, if anything, do they offer that...


Apr 1, 2016

A big pile of DC-related news heads up this week's minisode, before Joe moves on to the Batman v Superman-inspired recommendations of (obviously) The Dark Knight Returns and (slightly less obviously) Superman & Batman: Generations. But #WhoWillWin in this epic battle between Frank Miller and John Byrne? We promise we...