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The Movie Defenders

The Movie Defenders podcast is a show dedicated to talking about the best things about the films you love, not tear everything down.

May 9, 2022

It's time to head back into the MCU with the latest chapter, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness! We examine everything from the writing, character arcs, themes, score, and everything in between in this long-form discussion in which we play several scenes right from the film. We also kick around our top 5 movies...


Apr 26, 2022

It's time to take a look at an oft-forgotten sci-fi flick by one of the best modern sci-fi directors, Jon Favreau, as we dig into Cowboys & Aliens! We examine if there is more here than the public has forgotten, and get into the characters, writing, effects, and an absolutely stellar cast. Before we examine the film, we...


Apr 10, 2022

It's time for us to review a very well-received and award-winning whodunit thriller... Knives Out! With a fantastic ensemble cast, Rian Johnson weaves a creative mystery that's honestly unlike most modern films in all the best ways. We'll talk about all the incredible writing, performances, nuance, things you might not...


Mar 27, 2022

It's time to talk about and analyze an underrated movie that many aren't giving a lot of credit... The Matrix: Resurrections! With great friend of the show, Sean Masters, we dive deep into nerdy discussion about the writing, filmmaking, themes and more with this big sequel. But before we start talking about the...


Mar 13, 2022

It's time to venture back to Gotham with the help of Matt Reeves with The Batman! This incredible movie is a film lover's dream with so much to chew on and talk about. We play a lot of scenes from the film and analyze them, break them down, and discuss in a way you'll only hear with us! First, we play a new game: There...