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Episode 139- The Illusionist: 2010

This week we cover the 2010 animated comedic drama film directed by Sylvain Chomet. The film is based on an unproduced script written by French mime, director and actor Jacques Tati in 1956. We also have another bumper catch up on what we've been watching since last time.

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Category:Film -- posted at: 7:15pm +13

Episode 138- Dr. Strangelove

This week, Paul, Mike and their pal Jane take a look at Dr Strangelove, which Mike had criminally never seen until this very show. Will he like it? Will Jane put up with their s##t? We asked for some listener content so we do some feedback including answering your probing questions..and catch up on what we've been watching since last time.

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Category:Film -- posted at: 6:52pm +13

Episode 137- Airwolf: The Movie

This week we look at a real curiosity, the 18 Certificate (Thats 'R', to Americans) edit of the Airwolf pilot episode that was put together in Germany for a home video rental (and limited theatrical) release in 1984.

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Category:Film -- posted at: 6:26pm +13

Episode 136- The Arrival

Join us for a stroll through the crazy worlds of Charlie Sheen and 1990's sci-fi conspiracy fare as we accidentally (you'll see) take a look at 'The Arrival' from 1996.

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Category:Film -- posted at: 6:09pm +13

Episode 135- Catfish

This week we look at talking point 'is it isn't?' doc 'Catfish', catch up on some listener feedback and let you in on what we've watched since last time.

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Category:Film -- posted at: 5:41pm +13

Episode 134- Sharktopus

Yes, so the podcast that mixes the low culture with the high, definately opts for the former this week as we look at the Corman produced, Eric Roberts starring 'SyFy' flick about a half shark, half octopus (or 'Sharktopus', if you will...) This could go EITHER WAY

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Category:Film -- posted at: 5:20pm +13

Episode 133- The Work of Kenneth Johnson

Long time listeners will know that we are fans of the cautionary eighties sci-fi mini series ‘V’. By way of follow up to our two previous looks at this ‘franchise’, we are joined by creator/writer, producer and director of ‘V’, Kenneth Johnson. In addition to ‘V’, Kenneth worked on ‘The Six Million Dollar Man’, created ‘The Bionic Woman’, was show-runner and writer/producer on ‘The Incredible Hulk’ and ‘Alien Nation’ and directed ‘Short Circuit 2’ We discuss his career and take a particular look at ‘V’, as well as getting an insight into the future of ‘V’ with his own feature film plans and sequel novel: ‘V: The Second Generation’ Visit Kenneth’s site http://www.kennethjohnson.us/ (tell him CvsP sent you ;-)

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:44pm +13

Episode 132- The Year in Geek 2011

In this episode we get topical and look at year of the geek: 2011 by way of discussing the upcoming franchise flicks, sequels, reboots and adaptations dropping this year. With 2012 bringing an ever geekier roster of films, this is a trend that looks to run and run...MANY thanks to those who donated to help keep us on the air...

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:24pm +13

Episode 131- Beginners Guide to Star Trek TNG: The Measure of a Man

Nope, we had not forgot, we are back with a new episode of CvsP:BGtST (catchy eh?) After a look at the Shatner years, we start out into 'phase three' of Trek: The Next Generation. We will save you from the camp madness of season one, and start you off gently with the season 2 Episode 'The Measure of a Man'

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Category:Star Trek -- posted at: 10:18pm +13

Episode 130- The Troll Hunter (2010)

WARNING: THIS IS A SPOILERIFIC DISCUSSION This week we delve into the murky world of the 'found footage' sub-genre with last years Norwegian monster movie 'The Troll Hunter' The discussion expands out to a discussion of the new film grammar that has risen out of this new form and all of the good and bad associated...

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Category:Film -- posted at: 10:18pm +13