The Non-Toxic Fanboys Podcast

The Non-Toxic Fanboys Podcast

The Non-Toxic Fanboys Podcast

CATEGORY: TV & Film
Brothers Glenn and Scott Butler (and sometimes guests!) approach media from the perspective of actually trying to enjoy the things we love. Primary areas of interest include movie scores, science fiction, science fiction movie scores, and whatever else strikes our fancy. Formerly known as The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular, now an independent podcast. NOTE: The "explicit" tag is because we tend to use bad words. Well, mostly Scott.
  1. June 02, 2022
    39 min
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    70: The Many Failings of The Time Traveler’s Wife (2009)
    In anticipation of the new Time Traveler's Wife series on HBO, Glenn & Scott take a look at the 2009 movie adaptation. They discuss the tightrope walked by the novel's main love story and how the movie fails to…
  2. April 03, 2022
    37 min
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    69: National Film Score Day 2022: Our Favorite Scores of 2021
    Glenn & Scott once again celebrate National Film Score Day by talking exclusively about scores they actually like. This year's recommendations include a Finnish nature documentary, a French score that's seven m…
  3. March 21, 2022
    1 hr 11 min
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    68: Seventh Annual Oscar Preview: Best Original Score 2021
    It is Oscar season, and despite the Academy banning the category from the telecast the Best Original Score award still exists, and Glenn & Scott are here to cover the nominees. After already examining Hans Zimm…
  4. February 08, 2022
    48 min
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    67: Dune Scores, Part 2
    Glenn & Scott close out DuneWatch by reviewing the final two adaptation scores, Dune (1984) by Toto and Dune (2021) by Hans Zimmer. They discuss the drastically different takes on the source material offered by…
  5. January 14, 2022
    1 hr
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    66: Dune Scores, Part 1
    In honor of Dune (2020) finally opening in 2021, DuneWatch 2021 rolls on into 2022 with a transition to DuneListen, where Glenn & Scott review the scores from the Dune adaptations they’ve been watching lately.…
  6. January 07, 2022
    1 hr 12 min
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    65: The Golden Path - Children of Dune (2003)
    DuneWatch continues as Glenn & Scott review the 2003 miniseries Frank Herbert’s Children of Dune, adapting the novels Dune Messiah and, well, Children of Dune. How well does this miniseries translate the story…
  7. December 06, 2021
    1 hr 1 min
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    64: So Far, So Good? - Dune (2020) (2021)
    DuneWatch continues as Glenn & Scott review the newest Dune movie. They discuss what aspects of the story this movie emphasizes and what it leaves out all together, what it handles better than any previous adap…
  8. November 07, 2021
    41 min
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    63: The Saga of Dune (2000)
    DuneWatch continues as Glenn & Scott review the 2000 Sci-Fi Channel miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune. How does this series compare to the 1984 movie, how does it compare to the 1965 novel, and which one does it…
  9. October 07, 2021
    56 min
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    62: Dune (1984) Is A Terrible, Terrible Movie
    Glenn & Scott prepare for the upcoming release of the new Dune movie by reviewing the first Dune movie. They evaluate it as a movie and as a Dune adaptation, and find it severely lacking on both counts. Along t…
  10. August 08, 2021
    52 min
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    61: "Raising" the "Stakes" - U.S. Marshals
    Glenn & Scott close out their journey through the The Fugitive Cinematic Universe with a look at the 1998 film U.S. Marshals. Tommy Lee Jones is back, and so is special guest Alanna Kelly to help us decide if t…
  11. July 22, 2021
    1 hr 19 min
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    60: The Fugitive (1993) - Much Better Decisions!
    In a tradition going back to Episode 4 of this podcast, friend of the show Alanna Kelly has demanded a follow-up to our last episode. So after our review of the 2020 Quibi series The Fugitive, Glenn, Scott, and…
  12. July 08, 2021
    43 min
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    59: Extremely Poor Decisions - A Review of The Fugitive (2020) and of Quibi (Sort Of)
    The 2020 streaming series The Fugitive, and the Quibi streaming service it was produced for, are both stories of people making the worst possible decisions at every turn. Series protagonist Not Richard Kimble t…
  13. June 08, 2021
    1 hr 28 min
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    58: The Confused Messaging of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
    Is Karli Morgenthau a young idealist forced into a desperate situation by the heartless decisions of detached multinational elites? Or is she the chief architect of an escalating campaign of terror who disturbs…
  14. May 15, 2021
    45 min
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    57: The Horrors of WandaVision
    Now that they’re not on a podcast feed full of people with actual knowledge of comic books, Glenn & Scott branch out to examine the Disney Marvel MCU miniseries WandaVison. They examine issues like grief and se…
  15. April 19, 2021
    1 hr 6 min
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    56: Sixth Annual Oscar Preview: Best Original Score 2020
    It's that time of year again, and Glenn & Scott are here to review the five Oscar-nominated scores: Da 5 Bloods by Terence Blanchard, Mank by Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, Minari by Emile Mosseri, News of the Wo…
  16. April 03, 2021
    57 min
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    55: National Film Score Day 2021: Our Favorite Scores of 2020
    As is rapidly becoming tradition, Glenn & Scott celebrate National Film Score Day by reviewing scores they actually like. After a surprisingly long discussion of endorsement opportunities for the Quibi reboot o…
  17. January 25, 2021
    18 min
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    54: The Podcast is Reborn
    When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the bands which have connected them with another, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declar…
  18. April 03, 2020
    1 hr 54 min
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    53: National Film Score Day 2020
    In their latest episode, Glenn and Scott try to wash the taste of another disappointing slate of Oscar scores out of their mouths. In honor of National Film Score Day, they review ten scores they’ve never cover…
  19. February 03, 2020
    1 hr 37 min
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    52: Fifth Annual Oscar Preview: Best Original Score 2019
    In this year's Oscar preview Glenn & Scott cover the distinctly different moods expressed in the scores for Joker, Marriage Story, 1917, Little Women, and The Rise of Skywalker — a Star Wars score by John Willi…
  20. January 05, 2020
    2 hr 10 min
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    51: Star Wars Scores: The Final Chapter
    Star Wars Month (observed) comes to an end as Glenn and Scott finish their examination of the franchise’s scores. First, they review the new score for The Rise of Skywalker, examining the use of new themes and…

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