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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.

Jul 14, 2024

Today we jump into our latest movie poll winner, and raise our shields for Furiosa! A movie that got the summer movie season started with a revved engine.  An outstanding prequel to the immortal Fury Road, this movie also brings some of the best of George Miller. Not only that... but Hemsworth crushed it!  So grab your...


Jun 30, 2024

Today we pay homage to one of the best films ever made... Terminator 2: Judgement Day! (Director's Cut too!) A movie that certainly needs no 'defending', but one where we peek under the hood and examine all the reasons why this movie is one of the best ever. With the help of friend-of-the-show Eric Blattberg, we...


Jun 16, 2024

Happy Father's Day! To honor today's holiday we're visiting a modern Father/Son film hidden behind robots... Real Steel! This film has SO much going for it and was written so incredibly well. Many critics got lost in the fighting robot aspects, but look under the hood with us, and we'll walk thru all the genius writing...


Jun 2, 2024

Today we stay in the 1980s with an absolute gem of a classic... Road House! There is WAY more to the writing here than many give it credit for and The Movie Defenders will break it all down in the way only we can. We have a full episode for everyone as we also talk about Furiosa and a possible big reason why Hollywood...


May 19, 2024

It's time to peel back the layers of another 1980s classic, going back to John Carpenter's They Live! A bonkers movie in all the best ways, and even better... Donald saw it for the first time! Did he like it...? Well, find out on the show! Before we break down the film we all go over our top 5 "Aliens Among Us" films of...