Category: Episodes

0032: Serenity, Thunderbirds, Star Trek: The Motion Picture

0032: Serenity, Thunderbirds, Star Trek: The Motion Picture

This week Chris and Sam get to talk about Star Trek, something you’ll have to get used to as there are at least another 12 Star Trek films to watch!  Yay!

(also we discuss Serenity and Thunderbirds, which are both a little rubbish).

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0031: TV to Film Week Preview Show

0031: TV to Film Week Preview Show

Chris celebrates his birthday by hosting his first show!  This week we discuss the new Star Trek series Discovery, have a Star Trek quiz and then preview three films that made the transition from TV to cinema.   I mean really we are just starting a journey through 13 Star Trek films, and watching two other things that don’t look too great…

Anyway, here are the trailers:

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Serenity

Thunderbirds

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0030: Close Encounters of the Third Kind, War of the Worlds (2005), A.I. Artificial Intelligence

0030: Close Encounters of the Third Kind, War of the Worlds (2005), A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Close Encounters is re-released on 4K blu-ray so we rate it, along with two other Spielberg sci-fi joints.  Its a rare week of unity in the pod as we unanimously agree on a ranking straight off the bat for (i think?) the first time ever, and generally enjoy a week with three actual competently main films.

Next time we preview three franchises that started life on tv, so tune in for that.

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0029: Steven Spielberg Week Preview Show

0029: Steven Spielberg Week Preview Show

This week we celebrate the 4K re-release of Close Encounters of the Third Kind by taking a look at trailers for three of Steven Spielberg’s forays into sci-fi!

(There’s also a quiz that took ages to come up with that doesn’t go down very well :\ )

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0028: The Guyver, The Rocketeer, Terminator 2: Judgement Day

0028: The Guyver, The Rocketeer, Terminator 2: Judgement Day

The year is 1991, and science fiction is big business. Arnie comes back, Mark Hamill’s career hits rock bottom, and Disney fail at making a billion dollar franchise.  This week’s films are a diverse selection of sci-fi and there’s something for everyone. Probably.

PS when Sam keeps saying ‘The four horsemen’ he meant ‘The Lone Gunmen’ !

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0027: 1991 Week Preview Show

0027: 1991 Week Preview Show

Terminator 2 is back and released in 3D, which is a good enough excuse to go back to 1991 and see the original again! Also The Guyver and The Rocketeer came out that year, so why not watch those too!

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The Rocketeer

The Guyver

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

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0026: The Lawnmower Man, The Andromeda Strain, I Am Legend

0026: The Lawnmower Man, The Andromeda Strain, I Am Legend

This week we became a sci-fi horror film of our own with various technical and real world gremlins impeding us.  Computer/human viruses can slow us down, but it can’t stop us from ranking three more films.

So we’re late but we’re here and worth the wait, as we dive in to three book adaptations, with our most diverse collection of films yet. Andromeda Strain is old, I am Legend is sponsored by everyone, and Lawnmower Man is terrible.

Also, he was the best chimp I ever had!

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0025: Book Week Preview Show

0025: Book Week Preview Show

After an (unscheduled) summer break we are back!  This week we look to books for inspiration, and celebrate (well, more acknowledge) the release of Ron Howard’s adaptation of The Dark Tower with three more books to films.

Follow these links to the trailers watch along at home, and be sure to join us next week to find out where they end up in the ranking!

The Lawnmower Man

The Andromeda Strain

I Am Legend

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0024: My Stepmother is an Alien, Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), The Thing (1982)

0024: My Stepmother is an Alien, Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), The Thing (1982)

There are imposters among us as we rate three more films.  Rubbish sex comedies, classic suspense thrillers and all out gorefests, this week has everything!

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0023: Imposter Week Preview Show

0023: Imposter Week Preview Show

Trust no one! This week there are imposters among us as we preview three films where all is not what it seems.  We have extreme horror, ’50s classics and ’80s nonsense, something for everybody!

Watch the trailers from these links to play along at home!

The Thing

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

My Stepmother is an Alien

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