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Discussing and reviewing science fiction movies and films

Discussing and reviewing science fiction movies and films

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Discussing and reviewing science fiction movies and films

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English

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Episodes

Space Force (Netflix TV Series)

7/19/2020
This time, the Force Fed Sci-Fi team binged so we could bring you our own Netflix's Space Force review and rating. While watching the latest Netflix comedy Space Force we asked ourselves how is Mark Naird different from Michael Scott, is John Malkovich the new everyman of Hollywood and did Netflix somehow defeat the US Government? Let’s dive in…. Space Force Cast -Steve Carell as General Mark Naird: Carell has made his career in comedy after a long stint as lead character Michael Scott on...

Daybreakers

7/5/2020
This time, we discuss yet another Ethan Hawke film with a Daybreakers film review and along the way we ask, how can the Spierig Brothers have major issues with big pharma, why does this film disregard literal centuries of vampire lore, and is Ethan Hawke really half-assing his job as an actor? Let’s dig in…. Daybreakers Movie Cast and Crew Written & Directed by the Spierig Brothers: The Brothers have firmly placed themselves as working exclusively in the horror genre including this film as...

Duration:00:52:55

Dredd (2012)

7/2/2020
This time, we’re taking a look at the cult film Dredd (2012 movie) and along the way we ask, how does this film compare to the original film from 1995, how can a character thrive with little to no emotional development and just how badass is Ma-Ma? Let’s dive in…. Dredd (2012) Cast and Crew Directed by Pete Travis: Travis’ primary credit before Dredd was the 2008 assassination drama Vantage Point and has not done too much since this film wrapped up with the exception being a History Channel...

The Cell (movie)

6/22/2020
This time, we review the Silence of the Lambs rip off The Cell (movie) and along the way we ask just how obvious can the religious symbolism get, did this movie contribute to society’s morbid obsession with serial killers and why is J-Lo’s butt front and center in the frame? Let’s dig in…. The Cell Movie Cast and Crew Directed by Tarsem Singh: Prior to directing The Cell, Singh had built a career in the early 1990’s directing several popular music videos including R.E.M’s “Losing My...

Duration:01:01:03

Brazil (Movie)

5/31/2020
This time, we’re taking a look at the influential cult classic Brazil (movie) and along the way we ask if George Orwell’s 1984 really played a part in developing the script, asking how influential is this film and is anyone safe from the ire of Terry Gilliam? Let’s dig in…. Brazil (1985) Cast & Crew Directed by Terry Gilliam: We’ve previously covered Gilliam and his “style” in our previous episode about the movie 12 Monkeys but this film was an early example of his talents much earlier in...

Duration:00:53:03

Gattaca

5/17/2020
This time, we’re ascending a borrowed ladder after watching Gattaca and along the way we wonder if this is really the future, why everyone is dressed like they’re on Mad Men, are genetics the next wave of discrimination, and what’s it like living in a post-sex world? Let’s dig in… Gattaca Movie Cast and Crew Directed by Andrew Niccol: Prior to taking on Gattaca, Niccol had built a career directing television ads and took on the film industry in 1997 in his directorial debut while also...

Duration:00:53:51

Ghost in the Shell (2017 film)

5/3/2020
This time, we review the robotic crime thriller Ghost in the Shell movie (2017) and in today’s episode we explore if this version of Tokyo exists in an alternate reality, how much does this film borrow from Blade Runner, and did Ghost in the Shell really start the conversation of “whitewashing” in Hollywood? Let’s dig in…. Ghost in the Shell movie cast Directed by Rupert Sanders: Prior to taking on Ghost in the Shell, Sanders was well-known for directing Snow White and the Huntsmen which was...

Duration:00:44:06

Corona Diaries: A Status Update on Force Fed Sci-Fi

4/26/2020
Join our podcast show's hosts Chris and Sean as they give an update on the status of Force Fed Sci-Fi amidst the Corona Virus (COVID-19) outbreak. Plus, learn a few more personal things about them as they share what they've been doing with their sad little lives (just kidding of course). Stay healthy and stay safe! Enjoy!

Duration:00:18:48

Ant-Man

4/19/2020
This time, we’re going back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in reviewing 2015’s Ant-Man and along the way we question how Paul Rudd manages to look so young, is Ant-Man that integral to the MCU and can we really shrink like they do in the film? Let’s dig in…. Ant-Man Movie Cast & Crew Directed by Peyton Reed: We’ll get to how Reed came into the director’s chair shortly, but he had directed other comedic films like Bring It On and Yes Man. The choice as Reed for director definitely raised...

Duration:01:03:58

Back to the Future Part 2

4/5/2020
This time, we’re returning to a franchise we covered in the early days of the show with Back to the Future Part 2 and along the way we discuss what the rules for a sequel are, how this film nailed some predictions yet got 2015 so wrong, and how Crispin Glover, the weirdest man in existence, managed to forever change Hollywood. Let’s dig in… Back to the Future Part II Cast and Crew With a couple of exceptions, the entirety of the cast and crew returned to produce Part II. Directed by Robert...

Duration:00:48:41

The Signal (2014 film)

3/29/2020
This time, we’re taking a look at 2014’s The Signal and along the way we’ll ask what exactly is this film going for? What would you do with bionic appendages? And what are the rules for a successful road trip? Let’s dig in…. The Signal Movie Cast and Crew Directed by William Eubank: Eubank’s first film, a sci-fi Indie feature titled Love, received critical acclaim and was then given a significantly larger budget to create The Signal. Love’s budget was a meager $500,000, while this film was...

Duration:00:43:08

Moon (film)

3/15/2020
This time, we’re digging into Moon from 2009 and along the way we ask, what is on the Moon that humanity needs so badly, how is cloning simplified in this film and was this the beginning of Sam Rockwell’s prominence in Hollywood? Let’s dig in…. Moon Film Cast and Crew Directed by Duncan Jones: The son of the late musician David Bowie, Moon was Jones’ first foray into major film-making. The success of this low-budget, critically acclaimed Indie film, earned him the opportunity to direct...

Duration:00:51:24

The 6th Day (film)

3/2/2020
This time, we’re taking a look at one of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s unheralded blockbusters with The 6th Day and in this entry we discuss - 1) how Arnold consistently finds himself waiting to do another Terminator film, 2) did this film actually predict the resurgence of the XFL, and 3) what our thoughts are on cloning a beloved pet. Let’s dig in…… The 6th Day (film) Cast and Crew Directed by Roger Spottiswoode: The British director doesn’t have a ton of credits to his name, but he directed the...

Duration:01:00:42

Alphaville (film)

2/18/2020
This time, we’re diving into French cinema and reviewing the 1965 neo-noir, thriller Alphaville and along the way we ask, is this film just ripping off the works of George Orwell and Aldous Huxley, who exactly is Lemmy Caution, why does he look so haggard, and is there hope for an English language remake? Let’s dig in…. Alphaville Movie Cast and Crew Directed by Jean-Luc Godard: If that name doesn’t sound familiar to you, don’t worry since it wasn’t familiar to us either, but after doing...

Duration:00:43:54

Children of Men (film)

2/9/2020
This time, we break down a Children of Men movie review, a dystopian modern classic. With this movie, we discuss how this film takes steadi-cam to a whole new level, we wonder why Great Britain is the only country left standing after global catastrophe, and won’t someone think of the children?! Let’s dig in on Force Fed Sci-Fi! Children of Men Cast and Crew Directed by Alfonso Cuaron: Cuaron was beginning to come to the cinematic forefront with his prior film Y Tu Mama Tambien which brought...

Duration:00:57:58

Indian Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

2/2/2020
This time, we 'Nuke the Fridge' on Force Fed Sci-Fi with Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and take a look at the film's cast, the inclusion of an alien / inter-dimensional being, and the film's ending along with other topics! So strap in and let's whip away! The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Cast and Crew Steven Spielberg - Director: The legendary Steven Spielberg returned for another directorial project within the Indiana Jones franchise with this film. We have to ask...

Duration:00:55:38

Oscar's So Force Fed (2020 Oscar Predictions)

1/26/2020
Check out and listen to our podcast episode discussing our 2020 Oscar predictions and nominees! Who do you think will win? Best Picture Ford v Ferrari The Irishman Jojo Rabbit Joker Little Women Marriage Story 1917 Once Upon A Time In Hollywood Parasite Best Actor Antonio Banderas: Pain and Glory Leonardo DiCaprio: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood Adam Driver: Marriage Story Joaquin Phoenix: Joker Jonathan Pryce: The Two Popes Best Actress Cynthia Erivo: Harriet Scarlett Johansson: Marriage...

Duration:00:28:32

Moonraker

1/23/2020
This time, we’re doing a Moonraker movie review by taking a journey with Her Majesty’s Secret Service and James Bond. We were also joined by special guest Colin Hope in our podcast episode and we asked, would James Bond make a decent astronaut? Is Hugo Drax a precursor to billionaire villains like Gordon Gekko? and how does the James Bond franchise manage to be a cultural zeitgeist time and time again? Let’s dig in on this edition of Force Fed Sci-Fi! Moonraker (1979) Cast and Crew Directed...

Duration:01:09:46

Robocop (1987)

1/12/2020
This time, Force Fed Sci-Fi welcomes its first guest, Brian McLeod, to take a look at Robocop! During our review, we discuss how the character of Robocop himself actually accomplishes little to no police work, could technology offer a solution to areas infested with crime, and is Robocop worthy to get a statue in Detroit? Let’s dig in….. Robocop (Original) Cast Directed by Paul Verhoeven: Born in the Netherlands, Verhoeven had a solid reputation as a filmmaker prior to taking on Robocop. His...

Duration:01:00:52

Star Wars: The Rise is Skywalker

12/26/2019
This time, Force Fed Sci-Fi is concluding its look into a galaxy far, far away after reviewing Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and along the way we asked, how much fan service is too much, are there any enjoyable moments in the final chapter of the Skywalker saga and what lies ahead for the future of the Star Wars franchise. Let’s dig in... Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Cast & Crew Directed by JJ Abrams: Originally, Colin Trevorrow was slated to direct this entry, but left the project...

Duration:00:43:42