0034: Stargate, Independence Day, 2012

0034: Stargate, Independence Day, 2012

We revisit Independence Day and provide a definitive ranking for (probably) the most divisive film on the list.  Why is it is so bad? The wafer thin plot? The hideous level of AMURICA? The grating attempts at a deeper meaning? And who writes these podcast notes anyway? (We also watched two other films by Roland …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 :\ ) GIVE US 5 STARS ON ITUNES!!   See the …

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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 …

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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! Watch along with the trailer links below and tell us what you think on facebook, …

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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 …

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