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Where the Long Tail Ends

Oct 12, 2019

Nat, Cody, and Robert revisit podcast favorite Michael Crichton with a look at 1998's SPHERE. We previously visited Crichton on episodes devoted to WESTWORLD and THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN. So, it the third time the charm?

Oct 5, 2019

The 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival is just around the corner. Robert Reineke and John Bierly talk all about this upcoming cultural event. The impressive program book, the background, and the films. Lots of films. In fact we have picks for every day of the film festival.

Sep 23, 2019

Robert, Nat, and Cody are joined by Jim Laczkowski of the Now Playing Network for a look at one of the hoariest tropes in science fiction, the disembodied brain. We look at two extremes of the genre with 1953's DONOVAN'S BRAIN and 1983's THE MAN WITH TWO BRAINS.

Time Tracks:

DONOVAN'S BRAIN Discussion: 0:00 to 39:18

Aug 28, 2019

Cody, Robert, and Nat take in the glory that is 1990s Jean Claude Van Damme with 1994's TIMECOP. Based a comic feature in the anthology Dark Horse Presents by Mike Richardson, Mark Verheiden, and Ron Randall, it's a comic book movie that you might not have know was a comic book movie. Plus we take a look back at year...

Jul 27, 2019

Nat, Cody, and Robert take in "the supreme excitement of our time" with 1955's THIS ISLAND EARTH. 2 1/2 years in the making in vivid Technicolor, THIS ISLAND EARTH was inspirational to a generation of kids, including future director Joe Dante. Also, we open the mailbag and discuss feedback to our bonus episode on...