Tag Archives: Point-5

Episode 160.5- The Many Shades of Heroism – Ant-Man, Edgar Wright, and the State of the Superhero Film

Tom and Derrick’s look at Edgar Wright’s departure from Ant-Man becomes a freewheeling discussion of what Marvel is doing right, what DC is doing wrong, and whatever the hell Fox and Sony think they’re doing. Along the way, The Boys … Continue reading

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Episode 158.5- We Used to Be Fans – The Veronica Mars Movie, the Expanded Universe, and Geek Jealousy

The Boys Outta Brooklyn are back after a long lay-up, as Tom gives his views on the Veronica Mars movie, and he and Derrick discuss the impact of its surprise success. Plus, Derrick pervs on Tom’s college girlfriend and throws … Continue reading

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Episode 157. The Point Five that Stretches

It started out as a Point Five about directors of the 1980s and 90s retiring from film, and quickly spun out of control as Derrick and Tom discussed Pacific Rim, Man of Steel, why Hannibal is superior to The Following, … Continue reading

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Episode 152.5- BITD’s on the Box Office Grosses of Destruction

In this messy show, Tom and Derrick looks at the rather epic levels of carnage in this year’s summer blockbuster, and wonder if it’s too much. Are we being desensitized to all this damage? Is it fair for Hollywood to … Continue reading

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Episode 148.5- Veronica Mars Kicks Back into the Limelight!

In light of the news that the Veronica Mars Kickstarter is leading to a big screen sequel to Tom’s beloved show, The Boys Outta Brooklyn examine the impact and implications of what Rob Thomas and Kristen Bell have wrought. All … Continue reading

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Episode 145.5 Reheat the Coffee, Nuke the Pie: The Prospects of a Twin Peaks Reboot!

In this Point Five episode, Tom and Derrick discuss rumors of a recent meeting between David Lynch and NBC concerning a revival of Twin Peaks. The Guys Outta Brooklyn talk about the mystique this legendary cult television show had, whether … Continue reading

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Episode 144.5 Star Wars Crank’d, or Even JJ Abrams Has an Idiot Uncle

In this Point Five episode, we examine the news from a land far, far away that JJ “Lens Flare” Abrams is going to direct Star Wars: Episode VII. Along the way Derrick and Tom discuss the hazards of The Casting … Continue reading

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Episode 141.5 Tyler Perry and That Damn Fat Suit

In this bite-sized Point Five episode, Tom and Derrick discuss the films of Tyler Perry, as well as his position in the entertainment industry and the black community. Is Perry pandering to his audience? Is his recent turn as Alex … Continue reading

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Episode 139.5- The State of the Podcast

This is the episode you must listen to, as Tom and Derrick address the recent incidents on Facebook, what to expect in the coming months, and an appeal inviting you to help us make the podcast better – and keep … Continue reading

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Episode 137.5- Aisha, Katniss, and Dillon Face the Stranger–Geek Racism

It’s time for what may be the most controversial Point Five episode to date! Tom and Derrick use the recent outrage over BITD-Approved Geek Goddess Aisha Tyler hosting a video game launch and the casting in The Hunger Games to … Continue reading

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