This time we take up two films with very different styles, that probably have something to say about masculinity, though one of them has more of a chance to explore that theme. The other one is too busy assaulting the audiences senses and reason.
All spoilers! And we didin’t like the film. Wait for home video or VOD. We’re really stretching the definition of Not So Brief reviews here, because the fact is we didn’t have much to say about Brightburn. It was disappointing. So tune in to hear us discuss the one or two good points and a … Continue reading "Not So Brief (but super brief) Review: Brightburn"
No theme this time. We just needed to get an episode in and we’ve watched some movies lately. So here we are talking about them. (This podcast contains a bonus post-credit scene alluded to earlier in the podcast.) Links/Notes: Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/hugospodcast Tom Cruise talking about Les Grossman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sa-ch8H_5DE&feature=youtu.be&t=56
This time, Seth was a guest on the Sci-Fi Christian to discuss The Sword in the Stone as part of a discussion about The Once and Future King. It’s not a typical Hugos There episode, but it totally counts! The Sword in the Stone was awarded the Retro Hugo for Best Novel in 2014 for … Continue reading "Hugos There Podcast #27: The Sword in the Stone, by T.H. White (Sci-Fi Christian Crossover)"
Seth is joined by two guests this time, CC and Peter from SciFi Sidebar, to discuss Isaac Asimov’s 1983 Hugo Winner, Foundation’s Edge. It’s #VintageWoke! Time Codes: Start – 7:24 Intro/getting to know CC and Peter 7:25 – 19:04 Non-Spoiler discussion 19:05 – end Spoiler discussion Notes & Links: Social Media Links: https://www.facebook.com/scifisidebar/ https://www.facebook.com/SignifyingNothingNetwork/ https://twitter.com/SigNothingNet … Continue reading "Hugos There Podcast #26:...
Ethan and Seth discuss a few Old Man Action Movies, “Old Man” referring to the lead actors being older than Seth. Under discussion: Taken (2009) Jack Reacher (2012) The Equalizer (2014) John Wick (2014) There’s also some brief discussion of the sequels that we’ve seen, and a five minute bonus discussion of Widows, which isn’t … Continue reading "Brief Reviews: Old Man Action Movies"
This time, Seth is joined by his friend Michael Simshauser to discuss the 1963 winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel, The Man in the High Castle, by Philip K. Dick. Time Codes: Start – 8:32 Intro/getting to know Michael 8:33 – 17:50 Non-Spoiler discussion 17:51 – end Spoiler discussion Notes & Links: Literary … Continue reading "Hugos There Podcast #25: The Man in the High Castle, by Philip K. Dick (feat. Michael Simshauser)"
This time, Seth and Ethan take a look at the box office flop-in-progress that is Liam Neeson’s latest, Cold Pursuit, which is a shot-for-shot, line-for-line remake of the Stellan Skarsgaard film In Order of Disappearance. It’s a pretty good movie. You should go check it out.
Seth is joined by Nalini Haynes of Dark Matter Zine to discuss Paolo Bacigalupi’s 2010 Hugo Award winner, The Windup Girl. Note: This is an unusual episode, in that it’s a bit more free-form than usual, with more time spent discussing the book’s themes, particularly those of the treatment of disabled persons. Time Codes: Start … Continue reading "Hugos There Podcast #24: The Windup Girl, by Paolo Bacigalupi (feat. Nalini Haynes)"
For their first Not So Brief review, Ethan and Seth discuss Glass, M. Night Shyamalan’s latest follow-up to Unbreakable and Split. Note: You’ll probably find that our Not So Brief episodes are actually shorter than our Brief ones. That’s just how it works, we guess.
For their first official episode, Ethan and Seth give Brief Reviews of three films they thought should have performed better at the box office. The three films under consideration are: Edge of Tomorrow (2014) Dredd (2012) Annihilation (2018) Have any films you think should have been more successful? Tweet at us @briefnotsobrief, or shoot us … Continue reading "Brief Reviews: Movies that Underperformed at the Box Office"
It’s our very first episode, in which we explain who we are and how we’ll be approaching things. Reminder that if you’re getting this episode in the Hugos There feed, you need to resubscribe: https://hugospodcast.com/feed/podcast/hugos
This time, Seth is joined by Brian Koser of the Ten to One podcast to discuss Susanna Clarke’s 2005 Hugo Award winner, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. Important Announcement!: The feed URL for the Hugos There Podcast has changed. Please update your podcatcher to this URL: http://hugospodcast.com/feed/podcast/hugos Seth’s new podcast will begin appearing in the … Continue reading "Hugos There Podcast #23: Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, by Susanna Clarke (feat. Brian Koser)"