Jonathan Kuehlein (JPK to his friends) works in communications and corporate digital transformation after a long career as an award-winning journalist at media companies including the Toronto Star and Metro Toronto. He has written hundreds and hundreds of articles and reviews on comic books, video games, movies and pop culture. You can read a bunch of his work on his website, www.jpkcomics.com and if you want to chat, hit him up on Twitter where he’s @JPKnews.
May 15th, 2018 | Season 1 | 2 hrs 1 min
alison hendrix, altered carbon, angela cartwright, anson mount, avengers, bert and ernie, bill barretta, bill hader, billy smith, blade runner 2049, bobby orr, brazil, bucky, captain lorca, captain marvel, childish gambino, chris helmsworth, christopher pike, christopher pratt, cineplex, city tv, colm meaney, comcast, contact, ctv, daniel glover, danny thomas, david goelz, deep fake, denis villenuve, denise crosby, disco, dr strange, easter eggs, event horizon, felix dawkins, forbidden planet, fozzie bear, fran brill, frank oz, geoffrey hunter, gerry cheevers, goldbergs, heimdal, hell on wheels, infinity gauntlet, infinity wars, irwin allen, james caan, jared leto, jason issacs, jean macdonnald, jerry nelson rip, joel kiddeman, johnnie bower, jonathan frakes, just people, kevin feige, king of kings, loki, lost in space, luke cage, malro thomas, maple leafs, maria hill, marina sirtis, martin brodeur, mel brooks, menagerie, mike luit, mike palmateer, more than just star trek, moses znaimer, muppet guys, nhl, nick fury, orphan black, patrick roy, peaky blinders, penny robinson, phil donahue, random trek, rick moranis, robbie the robot, robin wright, rogers, rogers centre, rollerball, running man, ryan gosling, saturday night live, scarberia, sean avery, silicon valley, solo, some effin trouble, sound of music, space balls, space channel, star trek: discovery, star trek: voyager, stromy daniels, sydney crosby, terry gilliam, thanos, the art of goaltending, the enterprise, thor, towering inferno, tuvix, uncle ben, vladisav tretiak, westworld, wil yun lee, wong, x-men, zdano charo
Spoilers: Avengers: Infinity War - review from 0:45:00 - 1:00:00. We follow up episode 25 with Lost In Space, Deepfaking Henry Cavill's mustache, Captain Estiban, Riker & Troi in Toronto, Star Trek: Discovery in production and Anson Mount's new role. We dig in with our spoiler free review of Avengers: Infinity War. We follow that up with spoiler laden reviews of Avengers: Infinity War and Blade Runner: 2049. Watch List: Prospect, @macgenie's Star Trek: Voyager – A Viewer's Guide, Muppet Guys Talking, Lessons from the Screenplay, “The Avengers - Defining an Act”, The Goldbergs’ tribute to Spaceballs.
February 24th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 21 mins
18 marvel movies, 30 rock, alpha centauri, altered carbon, andy serkis, angela bassett, aunt hilda, battlestar galactica, bewitched, black mirror, black panther, bubble bee, camilla, chadwick boseman, colm feore, danai gurira, daniel kaluuya, dinosaur rock, dr smith, dr who, dungeon & dragons, elizabeth mitchell, forest whitaker, gary oldman, gi joe, gilligan’s island, gonzo, hasbro, heather graham, humans, i dream of jeanie, ilse von glatz, jabba the hutt, jabba’s sail barge, james perfoy, jeremy irons, jim henson, john vernon, jurassic world, kermit, lauren cojan, lawrence fishburn, letitia wright, lorne greene, lost in space, lucy davis, lupita nyong'o, martin freeman, matt leblanc, matt vogel, mia kirshner, michael b jordan, michael bay, michelle gomez, micronauts, mirror universe, missy, morena baccarin, muppets, m’baku, neville page, optimus prime, ramonda, rizzo the rat, robby robertson, ryan coodler, sabrina, sarah mitich, sean of the dead, shakespearian and epic, sonic the hedgehog, sterling k brown, steve whitmire, the robot, the toys that made us, the walking dead, tim miller, transformers, war of the worlds, whiskey cavalier, winston duke
This week offer our review of Black Panther both spoiler free and with some spoilers. TNG is going to explore the Mirror Universe. Jurassic World 3 is announced in advance of the second installment. We discuss a Transformers reboot. A big change could come to The Walking Dead. Jessica Chastain could join It sequel. Dr Who and Wonder Wonder stars join Sabrina cast. Sonic the Hedgehog, Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur and Lost in Space are all getting produced. Master costumer Neville Page in the spotlight. We discuss the 18 Marvel Comic Universe movies to date. Watch List: Jabba’s Sail Barge, Why Captain Jellico Is Actually Pretty Awesome and Altered Carbon.
February 17th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 10 mins
aaron harbberts, aftertrek, alden ehrenreich, allergies, altered carbon, annihilation, anthony rapp, avengers: infinity war, bad admirals, baskets, battle angel alitta, bendis, burkley duffield, captain philippa georgiou, captain pike, castle rock, charles joel nordström, chewbacca, clint howard, corbomite maneuver, cornwall, curling, deadpool, donald glover, enterprise, extinction, fargo, fonzie, g-strings, gentle ben, george lucas, greatest american hero, greg nicotero, grethen berg, hannah simone, holden matthews, holder, hydro bomb, ilse von platz, jessica jones, jessica szohr, joel kinnaman, jurassic world, kable, kitty pryde, lando, lt commander airiam, l’rell, majel barret, mary j. blige, mary wiseman, micheal bernam, michelle yeoh, mind worms, mission impossible: fallout, natalie portman, not russia, nude zombie, olympic athlete from russia, olympics, orian, orkan skaves, peter rabbit, praxis, predator, qo'nos, rampage, ron howard, salem saberhagen, sara mitich, solo, space whale, spore drive ops, stewart little, tardegrade, tessa thompson, the killing, the orville, the umbrella academy, the walking dead, tilly, tim miller, tom hardy, undiscovered country, venom, west world, white-washing, zak galifianakis
Spoilers: This week we cover the Star Trek: Discovery S1E15 "Will You Take My Hand?" Fact Check takes us to Beyond, Praxis, After Trek and Hamilton. In the news we chat about the Greatest American Hero and the Orville casting, The Umbrella Academy, Salem Saberhagen and bare naked zombies. V's coming back. A new Kitty Pride and no to Alita and Predator. Extinction, Annialation and Michelle Yeoh kicks a lot of butt. We give our impressions of the Season One Finale of Star Trek: Discovery. Holy Trailers Batman! Picks: Black Panther, The Incredibles: in 7 genres and the dark side of Peter Rabbit.
February 11th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 12 mins
a view to a kill, admiral katrina cornwall, andrew robinson, back to the future, bicentennial mac, birthrate, captain lorca, cardassian, choh’a, chris carter, chris pratt, cisco, clerks, cloverfield paradox, conan, conan o-brian, context is king, cowboy ninja viking, deep space nine, detmer, dominion, drunken master, duck tales, dune, elon musk, emperor georgiou, entrails, episode iii, fargo, flashback film fest, flight of the navigator, fortune cookies, gama quadrant, game of thrones, garak, gillian anderson, gremlins, gul dukat, heavy metal the movie, hot fuzz, jason momoa, jeffries tubes, john goodman, kelpien, landry, legion, lotr, marco polo, matt jefferies, michelle maclaren, michelle yoeh, monty python and the holy grail, mo’kai, natalie portman, netflix, odo, praxis, qo'nos, queen amadala, raccoff, raising arizona, richard krause, roseanne, salacious crumb, sarek, saru, sarushi, shaun of the dead, solo, space x heavy, stamuts, star wars, star was trilogy, strava, sy snootles rebo band, terminator 2: judgment day 3d, terry gilliam, terry jones, the big lebowski, the family, the iron giant, the terminator, the world's end, tiff lightbox, tng, trisha biggers, tyler voq, t’kuvma, undiscovered country, voyager, wargames, wiilson cruz, wormhole, x-files
Spoilers: This week we cover the Star Trek: Discovery S1E14 "The War Without, the War Within" - Burnham and the crew are faced with the harsh reality of the war during their absence. We report on another Star Wars trilogy and TV shows coming from GOT creators and Disney respectively. We discuss some more X-Files, more Conan, a cowboy, a ninja and a viking! We discuss Natalie Portman raps on SNL, Legion coming back for season 2 and what have we lost on Discovery. We dissect episode 14 or Star Trek Discovery. Picks: Flashback Film Festival, Fan remake of Star Wars prequels, Fan proof of concept for HD Deep Space 9 space battle effects.
February 4th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 24 mins
absentia, admiral cornwall, altered carbon, an excellent jackass, ant man, archer & armstrong, bernham, birthright, bloodshot, captain hook, captain killy, cloverfield 3, counsellor troi, counterpart, dark matter, deadpool, disco, dmg, donald sutherland, electronic arts, emperor, evangeline lilly, falling water, flight of the navigator, game of thrones, greatest american hero, guy bluford, happy, harbinger, have seen my neck, hope van dyne, imitation game, invasion of the body snatchers, jason isaacs, jk simons, jurassic world: fallen kingdom, krypto, landry, looper, lorca, l’rell, maise williams, metropolis, michael douglas, microsoft, nahnatchka khan, netflix, ninjak, oz, paul rudd, peter pan, rekha sharma, rick & morty, robert a. heinlein, robert culp, shaowman, solo, stamuts, steam, superman, supermarianation, switch, the good place, the puppet masters, the wasp, the x-files, thnderbird 2, thunderbirds, timothy dalton, trisha bigger, valiant comics, valve, virgil tracy, vok/tyler, walking dead, william katt, wilson cruz, x-men, x-o manowar, zune
Spoilers: This week we cover the Star Trek: Discovery S1E13 "What's Past is Prologue" - Lorca continues his coup of the Empire and Bernham tries to save the USS Discovery. We discuss some of the trailers we expect to see during Super Bowl LII. Happy gets Season 2. No GOT in 2018. Valiant Comics bought and new superhero movies to come. Thunderbirds pilot passes. Superman prequel coming. The Greatest American Hero reboots. Picks: Ant-Man and the Wasp, The first African-American in space, Altered Carbon, The Good Place season 2 finale.
January 28th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 32 mins
allison shearmur, ash vs. evil dead - season 3, black lightning, blade runner 2049, candice bergen, cbs allaccess, christopher plummer, culber, donald sutherland, doug jones, ensign daft punk, ganglia, georgiou, get out, hell boy, hot fuzz, i kill giants, jj abrams, jordan peele, jumanji: welcome to the jungle, kelpian, lorca, lost eiling, l’rell, movies anywhere, murphy brown, oscars, rampage, razzies, rosemary’s baby, sarah douglas, saru, silver surfer, stamets, star wars: rebels - season 4, superman 2, terry hatcher, the good fight, the jedi path, tomb raider, twilight zone, tyler, ursa, voq, vudu, wrinkle in time, zod
Spoilers: This week we cover the Star Trek: Discovery S1E12 "Vaulting Ambition" - Burnham heads to the ISS Charon with a special "gift" for the Emperor. We begin with a look at the 2018 Razzies. Wonder Woman 2 to use new antu-harassment rules, Superman in Action Comics 1000, and Kid Flash. Producer Allison Shearmur passes away. The Inhumans petition. We also look a bunch of new trailers: Star Wars: Rebels - Season 4, Ash vs. Evil Dead - Season 3, A Wrinkle in Time, Tomb Raider, Rampage, I Kill Giants. Sara Douglas on Supergirl! Thor: Ragnarok leaks from MoviesAnywhere. Rian Johnson proves controversial plot vehicle in The Last Jedi. ST: Discovery comic book Succession. Oscar nominations released on Tuesday. Picks: Get Out, The Toys That Made Us, Wonder Woman on TMN, and Last Jedi deleted scenes
January 21st, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 13 mins
air play, amc, andorian, ash tyler, beauty and the beast, black lightening, black panther, black vulcan, blade runner 2049, blade runner 2049 blue ray, captain marvel, captain tilly, cat who walked through walls, cigarette smoking man, city of toronto, deadpool, dolores o'riordan, empirer georgiou, fear the walking dead, firewolf, flixster video, gambit, george stroumboulopoulos, harry potter, heinlien, imdb, indie88, itunes, javid iqbal, johnny mnemonic, kirby, lorca, macintosh, mark strong, mary chieffo, michael a. miranda, micheal bernum, mirror universe, movies anywhere, nick bakay, poyo, ravi shankar, salem saberhagen, saru, shazad latif, shazam, silvio oliviero, stamuts, star wars: rebels, tellarites, the last jedi, the tick, the walking dead, the wolf inside, trump, ultraviolet, vin deisel, vudu, wakanda, william b. davis, wonder women, x-files, york university, zachary levi
Spoilers: This week we cover the Star Trek: Discovery S1E11 "The Wolf Inside" - where Bernham and Ash meet with rebels and Tilly tries to help Stamuts. We follow up on X-Files, Salem, Deadpool, Shazam, Star Wars Rebels, the Walking Dead shows, the Tick, and Wakanda. We discuss the eleventh episode of Discovery, which confirms some fan theories and surprises. We also discuss the Blade Runner 2049 Blue Ray and the state of online movie providers. Picks: Voldemort: Origins of the Heir, Black Lightning series premiere. Stay tuned to the After Show for the list of top dog names in Toronto.
January 14th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 21 mins
alicia vikander, amazon prime, battlestar galactica, black mirror, black widow, blue milkshake, brainiac, bridget fonda, captain tilley, cbs all access, christopher plummer, cigarette smoking man, colossus, danger bay, deadpool, donnelly rhodes, ewan mcgregor, fargo, godzilla, golden globe, he’s not dead yet, la femme nikita, legion of super heros, mengla, mon el, number of the beast, point of no return, red sparrow, roundaboutfm, runaways, sabrina, sabrina the teenage witch, salem the cat, saturn girl, shameless, silicon valley, star lost, supergirl, the americans, the expanse, the gifted, tj miller, tomb raider, travelers, william b. davis, william h macy, wilson cruz, x-files
Spoilers: This week we cover the Star Trek: Discovery S1E10 "Despite Yourself" - where the U.S.S. Discovery crew is forced to get creative and work the dark side. We follow up on the X-Files, Amazon will show Star Trek: Discovery - sort of, Brainiac, Game of Thrones, Blade Runner, Runaways, The Gifted, Sabrina and Deadpool 2. We dive into the first episode of Star Trek: Discovery of 2018, directed by Jonathan Frakes. We have some interesting theories on where the show is going and who the players are. We also preview upcoming TV shows in 2018. Picks: Black Lightning, Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters.
January 7th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 14 mins
ai, alex kingston, annihilation, ant man & wasp, bill sienkiewicz, black panther, blade runner 2049, bright, chance the rapper, chris malone, cloverfield, crystal skull, dafne keene, dead pool, ghost protocol, girl in the spider’s web, girl with the dragon tattoo, grant morrison, happy, hiroshima, incredibles, infinity wars, isle of dogs, jurassic world, lara croft, mark gatiss, max landis, miles morales, mission impossible, mycroft holmes, nagasaki, noomi rapace, ocean’s eight, pacific rim, patrick stewart, predator, rampage, ready player one, rick and morty, river song, rogue nation, rooney mara, rush, shane black, solo, spider-man, star trek: discovery, steig larsen, the good place, tom cruise, tomb raider, travellers, venom, wes anderson, wesley crusher, wil smith, will wheaton, wreck it ralph, wrinkle in time, young sheldon
We follow up on Mark Gatiss, River Song and how Indiana Jones could survive a nuclear blast. We also update on the number of actors who have played The Doctor. Wired Magazine says we shouldn't give up on the Orville yet Gillian Anderson is done with the X-Files. Bright 2 is coming and Cloverfield 3 is delayed. We take a good look at the 29 genre movies coming in 2018; what to see in the theatre, what to see on the tube and what to pass on. We finish up with the results from the 2017 Spockies Awards. Picks: The Good Place - season two second half
December 29th, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 8 mins
alex kingston, alfie curtis, amy pond, bill potts, billy piper, blade runner 2049, broadchruch, bruce campbell, carrie, children of the corn, christopher eccleston, clara oswald, darleks, david tennant, dean koontz, deathstroke, dr. cornelius evazan, drop dead fred, firestarter, harlan coben, it, it chapter one, jodi whitaker, jon pertwee, karen gillan, one mississippi, patrick stewart, peter capaldi, poltergeist, ponda baba, rick & morty, ridley scott, river song, ron perlman, roundabout creative chaos, rusty, star wars, steven king, steven moffat, tim curry, tom baker
SPOILERS we discuss the Dr Who Xmas Special - "Twice Upon a Time". We fact check on Dr Who and follow up on The Last Jedi for tourists; Ridley Scott on Blade Runner 2049; Stephen King on Dark Tower; Star Wars Cantina actor passes; Deathstroke; Krypton; Bright; and AMC posts warning to viewers of the Last Jedi (Spoilers). We do a 10 minute spoilerific review of the Dr Who Xmas Special as well as many Whovian characters. We also announce the nominees for the 2017 Spockies. Picks: Star Wars IV: A lightsaber fight reimagined, Hamlet 2009.
December 23rd, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 12 mins
agents of s.h.i.e.l.d., alien nation, alien nation tv, alien: covenant, andrew garfield, anthony daniels, beth broderick, bicentennial man - first dlp theatre?, bohemian rhapsody, caroline ray, cbc q, cineplex app, danny seagren, dirk gently novels, dove, dr who, dr who xmas special, dunkirk, electric company, elijah wood, firefly, fitch - michael bradley, gandalf, gary oldman, geoff johns, hawk, highhiker guide in 5 parts, hilda, hirofumi koga, ian mckellen, insidious, jodi whitaker, john lithgow, jyn erso, kenny baker, lego flash, loki, marcia griffin, mtjc, nicholas hammond, peter capaldi, phil coulson, prometheus, rian johnson, ridley scott, sabrina: the teenage witch, shinji todo, spider-man, star wars, supaidaman, tall glasses of blue milk, the force awakens, the last episode, the last jedi, the lightsabre is just an extension of the throat punch, the yoda music video, this is crap, tobey maguire, tom holland, war doctor, warrick davis - twitter feed., wilfred, zelda
Spoilers - We discuss some spoilers in The Last Jedi between 30:20 and 55:50. We don't ruin major plot points. Tammy Coron crashed the show this week. We follow up on Sabrina: The Teenage Witch, Spider-Man and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. In the news; Ian McKellen revises Gandalf, Ridley Scott, Dr Who, and Dirk Gently. We give a spoiler-free review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. We also give a "20 minute" spoiler review of The Last Jedi - we leave major plot points uncovered. Picks: Darkest Hour, Ocean's 8, Doctor Who Christmas Special, How Star Wars was saved in the edit.
December 19th, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 11 mins
black lightning, blade runner, brazil, brick, caroline rhea, force awakens, geoff johns, george lucas, jj abrams, looper, nemesis, partick stewart, phantom menace, quentin tarantino, rian johnson, spider man tv 1967, terry gilliam, the last jedi, there’s always a bigger fish, time bandits, yesterday’s enterprise, zack schneider
Spoiler: This week we cover the Orville S1E12 "Mad Idolatry" - Season Finale. We start out discussing our plans to see The Last Jedi. In movie news, we cover on Quentin Tarantino's future Star Trek project, and DCEU getting a shakeup. In TV News, Netflix is bringing Old Man’s War, and Supergirl is taking a nine-week hiatus. Netflix is renewing the Punisher and Mr Robot is getting a fourth season. From the 90's, She-Ra and the Dark Crystal are coming back. We cover the Orville's "Mad Idolatry". We go around the table with our choice of the best of Discovery and the Orville first seasons. We also discuss where we think Star Wars: the Last Jedi will take us. Picks: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Bright and Prelude to Axanar.
December 3rd, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 3 mins
30 rock, alec baldwin, annie hall, ant man, baby driver, being john malcovich, bethany, brainiac, brie larson, captain marvel, celine dion, christopher reeves, daisy ridley, deadpool, dr strange, droids, ewan macgregor, falcon, fantastic 4, flashpoint, garrison keeler, george reeve, io9, jennifer connolly, jerry segal, joe shuster, leonardo da vinci, loki, manhattan, michaelangelo, paris review woody allen, picasso, ray park, rendezvous with rama, ridley scott, secret wars, spiderman, supergirl, thanos, the heart wants what the heart wants, the new 52, the talking dead, the walking dead, tony stark, vision, winter soldier, xmen
We start off discussing the time loop in Travelers latest episode as well as Superman movies. Prime offers perks to Jumanji fans. Capitan Kirk blocks Lorca. As the Flash and Supergirl show runners gets fired, we debate whether art and abhorrent behavior can be separated. Disney is courting Fox's movie properties. Daisy Ridley and Mark Hamill reflect on Star Wars. Moving to Fear the Walking Dead. New Syfy series coming from George R.R. Martin. We deep dive into the Avengers: Infinity War Official Trailer.
November 29th, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 21 mins
Spoiler: This week we cover the Orville S1E10 "Firestorm" - where we see Alara battle her demons. We discuss our impressions of the Justice League movie in a spoiler-free and a spoiler sections. We also discuss Thor: Raganrok. Picks: Secret History of Comics - The Trials of Superman, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, Marvel's Runaways,
November 19th, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 9 mins
artemis, battlefront ii, discovery, justice league, lorca, lord of the rings, lotr, orville, punisher, star trek continues, star wars tv show
SPOILERS – The Star Trek Discovery S1.E9 "Into the Forest I Go", and The Orville S1.E9 "Cupid's Dagger" are discussed. We chat about a new live-action Star Wars TV show, Lorca from an alternate universe. Ash a sleeper agent, Star Trek Continues adds closure, Justice League review held off, Marvel vs DC at the boxoffice, Battlefront II roasted. Picks: Lord of the Rings prequel, The Punisher and Artemis by Andy Weir
November 12th, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 5 mins
baby driver, barry manilow, blindspot, dunkirk, enterprise incident, evan goldberg, geo storm, ghostbusters, jay & silent bob, l'rell, preacher, quantico, red dwarf, seth rogan, simon pegg, the boys, the post, thor ragnarok
SPOILERS – The Star Trek Discovery S1.E8, and The Orville S1.E8 are discussed. We discuss “Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum” as the away team visits Pahvo to find a way to identify invisible Klingon ships. The Orville's "Into the Fold" is also discussed as Dr Finn is lost on a vacation. We also chat about Thor: Ragnarok. Picks: Help us Nickname a Distant World and The Boys.