S3E6: Shang-Chi Easter Eggs, Breakdown, Shirtless Simu & More With Special Guest

Shang-Chi Easter Eggs

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is on fire at the box office, pulling in serious numbers despite the pandemic. We’ve seen it a bunch of times and couldn’t wait to share all the Shang-Chi Easter eggs with you. But we also knew we wanted to have our friend Mike from the What You Talking podcast join us. Mike has hung out with on here before for the Friend, Marry, Kill Marvel edition. Here is a quick recap: he loathes Iron Fist, Jane Foster, and Shirtless Shang-Chi. The last one we naturally don’t agree with.

Check out Mike’s podcasts: Kim’s Convenience: What You Talking Podcast and Room Escape Divas- Escape Room PodcastYou can also find Mike on Twitter and Instagram @MikeYuan82.

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This is your spoiler warning if you have not watched Shang-Chi.

Shang-Chi Easter Eggs

Shang-Chi Easter Eggs

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings featured a lot of Easter eggs not only from Marvel Comics and the MCU but also from Chinese mythology. The way the filmmakers wove in these various nods made for an awesome film.

Some of our favorites were how the Mandarin issue was addressed from Iron Man 3 and of course the mythical creatures. Morris is a star and we all agree that he needs a Marvel One Shot with Trevor to show us what their life is like now in Ta-Lo.

Related: All the Shang-Chi Easter eggs and Cameos You May Have Missed

We naturally supported the Shirtless Simu scenes but Mike is waiting for a What If… Shang-Chi Keeps His Shirt On? Probably won’t happen but Mike is willing to stay on that hill… alone.

Aside from the shirtless debate, we also discussed what would’ve made Shang-Chi better, spoiler: more Michelle Yeoh, what we think about those post credit scenes, and where the Ten Rings might show up next.

It was another fun one! Thanks Mike for joining us! We will see you again when the Thor Love and Thunder trailer debuts if not before.

Shang-Chi Cast Interviews

Interview with the Cast of Shang-Chi: Casting Simu, Stunt Work, & More

Interview with the Cast of Shang-Chi: Big Risks, Getting Physical, Casting by Tweets, and More

Spoiler Free Reviews of Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings

For our complete reviews of the film, including guidance for parents, check these out.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Movie Review: MCU Does it Again

Marvel’s Shang-Chi Review: An epic new origin story, East-meets-West martial arts mashup with captivating choreography, stunning graphics, and a soundtrack that slaps

S3E5: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Review

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Review

Welcome back Marvel fans! We have been itching to talk Shang-Chi with all of you and now that the embargo has lifted we can do that! Don’t worry our Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings review will be spoiler-free. As a bonus, we had the opportunity to interview the cast of Shang-Chi and we are sharing some highlights from that as well.

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No spoilers here so you’re safe to proceed!

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Review

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Review

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings has easily worked its way into our top 10 lists for MCU films, maybe even top 5 in some cases. With a unique story and incredible action and visuals, it is the best MCU origin film since phase 1. It also happens to be in our top 3 for that, nothing beats an Alan Menken song though, sorry Simu.

Not only is this an epic addition to the MCU lineup and arguably the best way to kick off Phase 4 excitement… no offense Black Widow, but it also introduces us to a whole new world of mythology and culture that many fans are unfamiliar with. If you thought the rhinos in Black Panther were amazing, you haven’t seen anything yet. So while yes this is a superhero movie it transcends that and tells a story that could stand on its own outside of the MCU. In fact, viewers might forget they are watching a comic book movie if it wasn’t for some cameos sprinkled in.

The entire film is visually stunning, from the lighting to the special effects and the costumes. Looking for action? The fight scenes are beyond anything that we have seen before, each better than the last and they all lead into a mind-blowing finale that will have you cheering.

We gushed about the cast’s performance and how much each of the legends brought to the film. Michelle Yeoh, Tony Leung, and Sir Ben Kingsley. Enough said.

Post-Credit Scenes: Yes! There are TWO post-credit scenes and both hint at future Phase 4/5 plans and we can’t say anything but you’re going to love them and we have A LOT to talk about.

Shang-Chi Cast Interviews

Interview with the Cast of Shang-Chi: Casting Simu, Stunt Work, & More

Interview with the Cast of Shang-Chi: Big Risks, Getting Physical, Casting by Tweets, and More

Spoiler Free Reviews of Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings

For our complete reviews of the film, including guidance for parents, check these out.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Movie Review: MCU Does it Again

Marvel’s Shang-Chi Review: An epic new origin story, East-meets-West martial arts mashup with captivating choreography, stunning graphics, and a soundtrack that slaps

S2E25: The Weekly Bugle Vol 25 Alfred Molina, Shang-Chi Trailer, & More

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Welcome back to the Geek Girls’ Universe for The Weekly Bugle Vol 25. This week we are talking about Alfred Molina confirming the worst kept secret in the MCU, the Shang-Chi teaser trailer, Bad Batch, and more!

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The Weekly Bugle Vol 25

The Weekly Bugle Vol 25

Alfred Molina In Spider-Man No Way Home

We joke about Spider-Man 3 news constantly. Oh look someone else is confirmed. Isn’t everyone in this movie at this point? Welcome back Happy! In Spider-Man news this week Alfred Molina spills the tea on Doc Ock’s return in No Way Home.

He even calls himself the worst kept secret on the internet, and he isn’t wrong. Maybe that is why Marvel decided it was okay to let him do this interview with Variety. His character’s story will pick up where it left off, you know with his death. But like Molina says, it’s Marvel, no one is ever really dead.

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Shang-Chi Teaser Trailer and Poster

Happy Birthday to Simu (and a belated one to Ashley)! Marvel Studios not only dropped the new poster for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings but also a trailer. In it, we see the real Mandarin, the Ten Rings, Death Dealer, Shang-Chi in action, and more.

We are so hyped for this movie and what it means for the future of the MCU. And the possibility that it could tie in with Falcon and The Winter Soldier is something we haven’t let go of yet.

Related: Shang-Chi Trailer Breakdown

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The Bad Batch

While a Marvel break is coming in May we do have something nerdy to look forward to. The Bad Batch will debut on May 4 on Disney+ with a special 70-minute premiere episode.

We are interviewing Dee Bradley Baker and others involved with the show this week. The Bad Batch is a kick-butt group of Clone soldiers and we cannot wait for you to see the show.

Related: The Bad Batch Trailer Breakdown

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Lord of The Rings

Filming has been underway for Lord of the Rings season one on Amazon but what is shocking is the price tag. We hope you are sitting down for this. The cost for season one ALONE is $465 million. MILLION.

Game of Thrones didn’t even cost that much. Did they buy Middle Earth?

Avengers Assemble

Disneyland in California isn’t the only park to get the Avengers treatment. Disneyland Paris just revealed a look at their Avengers Campus. This will complement the Hotel New York, which already features Marvel artwork but is being upgraded for the Avengers Campus reveal.

Who is ready for a trip to France?

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S2E22: The Weekly Bugle Vol 24 Major MCU Cameo, Wynonna Earp, and More

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Welcome back to the Geek Girls’ Universe for The Weekly Bugle Vol 24. This week we are talking about that major MCU cameo rumored for Falcon and Winter Soldier, Wynonna Ear finale, Shang-Chi, and more.

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The Weekly Bugle Vol 24

The Weekly Bugle Vol 24

Falcon and Winter Soldier Major Cameo

We don’t want to get our hopes up as we did with Paul Bettany’s cheeky little joke, but apparently, there will be a major cameo coming in Episode 5 of Falcon and The Winter Soldier. Apparently, it’s not someone we have previously seen before in the MCU however they are well known in the comic book world. 

That opens the door to MANY different characters but we have thoughts on who could be the most likely cameo. And a tangent that wishes for it to be Simu. Sorry not sorry.

However, we are placing bets on it being the REAL Power Broker who happens to be the REAL Mandarin. And the Shang-Chi Easter egg we found gives extra weight to that theory.

Related: Falcon and Winter Soldier Episode 4 Breakdown

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Shang-Chi Easter Egg In Madripoor

Marvel has two websites going that relate to their shows, Roxxcart.com for the upcoming Loki and ExploreMadripoor.com for Falcon and Winter Soldier. Right now the Roxxcart one just shows the logo but Explore Madripoor is a functioning site that takes would-be visitors all around the town.

One of the fun things you can do on the site is book a charter. If you type in the shipping container number that Sharon tells the guys Nagel is in, you get some info about it, including a reference to the upcoming film Shang-Chi.

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Marvel Legends leaks also revealed more detailed looks at Shang-Chi, The Mandarin, Xialing, and Demon Slayer. We don’t want to spoil it for you but if you want to see the costumes check them out here.

Wynonna Earp Finale

Our favorite female gunslinger has hung up Peacemaker and we are not okay. Sure that finale was super sweet, heartfelt, and tied things up nicely. However, it is hard to say goodbye to the Earp sisters and the best-looking, quickest draw from the old west.

Anyone else hoping another network picks up Wynonna? Maybe we can just get a movie somewhere down the road?

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S2E5 The Weekly Bugle Vol 13 WandaVision Episode 3, Godzilla vs Kong, & more!

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Hey friends! Welcome back for The Weekly Bugle Vol 13. This week we are discussing Episode 3 “Now In Color” of WandaVision, the new Godzilla vs Kong trailer, and more!

The Weekly Bugle Vol 13

Another week of WandaVision means we have more theories. Sure some questions were possibly answered, but the show offered up even more to take their place. It’s like Hydra right? Pun intended.

Spoiler warning if you have not watched WandaVision episode 3.

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WandaVision Episode 3 “Now In Color”

Episode 3 of WandaVision as we promised last week definitely kicked the story up a few notches. The last 10 mins or so are what some fans have been waiting for–the “Marvel feel.”

But lets back up. Before Monica was abruptly booted from Westview, there was a lot going on. Twins being born, a rogue stork, and more. Mephisto? It’s possible, and we talk about those theories this week.

Related: WandaVision Episode 3 Easter Eggs and Breakdown

The big discussion this week is not about the layers of the Hydra Soak commercial but rather what do we think about Monica? Did Monica know what was going on in Westview or did she “snap out of it” no pun intended when Wanda began singing the lullaby?

We are hoping for a concrete answer in Episode 4. However, knowing Marvel, we might not get one.

Related: Best Quotes From WandaVision

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Thor Love and Thunder Set Photos

It has been confirmed that all the Guardians of the Galaxy (minus Zoe Saldana’s Gamora) are in Australia to film Thor Love and Thunder. Another interesting leak this week showed off set photos with what appears to be Gorr The God Butcher’s homeworld.

See the set pics here on Twitter.

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Shang-Chi Trailer With Black Widow?

Simu tweeted that a Shang-Chi trailer WILL COME, but when is the question everyone wants to know. Likely, this trailer will accompany Black Widow. But with the rumors of another delay for Widow, we have no idea of knowing when this trailer will make its debut.

Speaking of Black Widow, I guess the time has come for us to suck it up and accept that we might not get a theatre release for this one. What do you think about premiere access with no more delays?

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Godzilla Vs Kong Trailer

The long-awaited Godzilla vs Kong trailer dropped Sunday, and it has fans hyped. It looks like your typical monsterverse movie, but we wonder did they show the whole film in the trailer?

Who do you think will win this time? Based on the trailer it appears Kong will emerge victorious.

Godzilla Vs Kong Trailer