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Episode – 55 – Metropolis

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Metropolis Metropolis is a 1927 German expressionist science-fiction drama film directed by Fritz Lang. Written by Thea von Harbou in collaboration with Lang, it stars Gustav Fröhlich, Alfred Abel, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, and Brigitte Helm. Erich Pommer produced it in the Babelsberg Studios for Universum Film A.G. The silent film is regarded as a pioneering science-fiction […]

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Episode – 54 – Alligator

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Alligator Alligator is a 1980 satirical horror film directed by Lewis Teague and written by John Sayles. It stars Robert Forster, Robin Riker and Michael V. Gazzo. Set in Chicago, the film follows a police officer and a reptile expert to track a giant murderous sewer alligator, flushed down the toilet years earlier, that is […]

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Episode – 53 – Space Balls

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Space Balls Spaceballs is a 1987 American science fiction comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Mel Brooks. The film stars Brooks, Bill Pullman, John Candy and Rick Moranis, with the supporting cast comprising Daphne Zuniga, Dick Van Patten, George Wyner and the voice of Joan Rivers.   This episode we laugh a little too […]

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Episode – 52 – The Discovery

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The Discovery The Discovery is a 2017 British-American romantic science fiction film, directed by Charlie McDowell from a screenplay by himself and Justin Lader. It stars Rooney Mara, Jason Segel, Robert Redford, Jesse Plemons, Riley Keough and Ron Canada.   This episode we talk about the afterlife, how knowing it was real might affect society, […]

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Episode – 51 – Freaks: You’re One of Us

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Freaks: You’re On of Us Freaks: You’re One of Us is a 2020 German superhero film directed by Felix Binder, written by Marc O. Seng and starring Cornelia Gröschel, Tim Oliver Schultz and Wotan Wilke Möhring. It’s great to step outside the Hollywood paradigm to see how other cultures express themselves through film. Though Freaks […]

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Episode – 50 – The Matrix

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The Matrix The Matrix is a 1999 American science fiction action film written and directed by the Wachowskis, and produced by Joel Silver. It stars Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, and Joe Pantoliano and is the first installment in the Matrix franchise. Episode 50 is a big one and so we chose […]

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Episode – 49 – District 9

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District 9 District 9 is a 2009 science fiction action film directed by Neill Blomkamp in his feature film debut, written by Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell, and produced by Peter Jackson and Carolynne Cunningham. It is a co-production of New Zealand, the United States and South Africa. The film stars Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, and […]

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Episode – 48 – Brother From Another Planet

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Brother From Another Planet The Brother from Another Planet is a 1984 science fiction film, written and directed by John Sayles and starring Joe Morton. It features an alien who crash lands in New York and proceeds to find his home while evading two “men in black” aliens who are hunting him. In this episode […]

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Episode – 47 – Doomsday

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Doomsday Doomsday is a 2008 science fiction action film written and directed by Neil Marshall. The film takes place in the future in Scotland, which has been quarantined because of a deadly virus. When the virus is found in London, political leaders send a team led by Major Eden Sinclair (Rhona Mitra) to Scotland to […]

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Episode – 46 – Prospect

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Prospect Prospect is a 2018 American science fiction film starring Pedro Pascal, Sophie Thatcher, and Jay Duplass. The film, written and directed by Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell, features a teenage girl and her father traveling to an alien moon with a contract to mine gems in the moon’s poisonous forest. On the moon, the […]