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021: Ocean's Eleven (2001)

George Clooney and Brad Pitt star in Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's Eleven (2001)! Learn the answers to questions like: How much does $160 million in cash weigh? Which Ocean's Eleven is better, the 1960 version or 2001 version? And what exactly is "the biggest Ella Fitzgerald ever"? Listen now to find out! When Danny Ocean is released from prison, he gets the old gang back together to rob three Las Vegas casinos in one night. In this podcast episode, Scott Croco and Matt Janulewicz unhack...


020: Dr. Strangelove (1964)

Peter Sellers stars in Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove (1964)! Learn the answers to questions like: How are sex and war juxtaposed? Are doomsday devices real? And was it a good idea for Peter Sellers to play 3 different roles? Listen now to find out! When a military commander goes rogue in an attempt to start a nuclear war, a motley band of leaders must try to stop him! In this podcast episode, Scott Croco and Jay Holavarri unhack Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and...


019: Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

Burt Reynolds stars in Hal Needham's Smokey and the Bandit (1977)! And we answer questions like: Are the stunts any good? How does CB radio work? And are Firebird Trans Ams cool? Listen now to find out! Can Bandit bring a truckload of beer into Georgia in under 28 hours? Of course he can! The fun is in watching him do it. In this podcast episode, Scott Croco and Mike Young unhack Smokey and the Bandit (1977). Episode Log: Episode 019 - Smokey and the Bandit (1977) unhacked! Full...


018: RoboCop (1987)

Peter Weller stars in Paul Verhoeven's RoboCop (1987). Learn the answers to questions like: How great is the ED-209 boardroom scene? Do law enforcement cyborgs exist today? And, is Detroit known for innovation in their police department? Listen now to find out! When a police officer (Peter Weller) is murdered in the line of duty, he gets an opportunity to avenge his own death as a cyborg law-enforcement officer. In this podcast episode, Scott Croco and Jess McInerney unhack RoboCop...


017: Upgrade (2018)

Logan Marshall-Green stars in Leigh Whannell's Upgrade (2018)! And we ask questions like: Is chemistry important between leads in a movie? Do muscles atrophy in the future? And what's the latest news in police drones? Listen now to find out! When a man becomes a quadriplegic, only a tech visionary with superior biotech can cure him and help him track down the thugs who ruined his life. In this podcast episode, Scott Croco and Mike Young unhack Upgrade (2018). Episode Log: Episode 017 -...


016: Paranoia (2013)

Liam Hemsworth stars in Robert Luketic's Paranoia (2013)! Learn the answers to questions like: Does the narration work in this movie? Is 3DPS an actual thing? And, was Richard Dreyfuss's character a good idea? Listen now to find out! After a young tech go-getter (Liam Hemsworth) feels trapped by his employer (Gary Oldman), he agrees to engage in corporate espionage against a competitor (Harrison Ford). When he gets in over his head, falls in love with a co-worker (Amber Heard), and gets...


015: Three's Company, "Mate for Each Other" (1982)

John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, and Priscilla Barnes star in Three's Company, "Mate for each other" (1982). Learn the answers to: What is the history of computer matchmaking? Why was Scott once scared of Three's Company? And, why are Scott and Mike discussing Rocky V again? Listen now to find out! When Jack and Janet secretly sign up for a computer dating service, they get matched to one another and share an evening out. Scott Croco and Mike Young unhack Three's Company, "Mate for each other"...


014: The Last Starfighter (1984)

Lance Guest stars in Nick Castle's The Last Starfighter (1984)! We ask questions like: Was 1984 a good year for movies? Is it plausible to use a video game as a military recruitment tool? And, how is this movie similar to Superman (1978)? Listen now to find out! Alex Rogan (Lance Guest) gets recruited (via video game) to fight in an intergalactic war. A turn of events makes Alex the last Starfighter and he must devise a plan to defeat the Kodan armada. Scott Croco and Christina Croco...


013: Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in James Cameron's Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), and we ask questions like: Is T2 a sequel or a remake? Does the precursor to a Terminator-like cyborg exist today? And, do Scott and Matt remember seeing Terminator 2 in the theater? Listen now to find out! When a liquid metal robot from the future (Robert Patrick) travels through time to hunt down a future resistance leader, it's up to the original Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) to keep him safe. Scott...


012: Re-Animator (1985)

Jeffrey Combs stars in Stuart Gordon's Re-Animator (1985)! We ask questions like: Can scientists today reanimate the dead? Is foreshadowing used effectively in this movie? And, what are the best horror/comedy films? Listen now to find out! When a young scientist (Jeffrey Combs) creates a formula to revive the dead, unintended consequences result in a literal, and figurative, battle with the undead. A medical student (Bruce Abbott) must fight for his future, and his girlfriend (Barbara...


011: Dial M For Murder (1954)

Ray Milland stars in Dial M For Murder (1954), and we ask questions like: What are the similarities between this movie and Columbo? What invention revolutionized the telephone industry? And what are Scott and Mike's favorite Hitchcock movies? Listen now to find out! When a man (Ray Milland) attempts to murder his unfaithful wife (Grace Kelly), the police inspector must solve the crime and prevent her death! Scott Croco and Mike Young unhack Dial M For Murder (1954). Episode 011 -...


010: Paycheck (2003)

Ben Affleck stars in Paycheck (2003)! And we ask questions like: How do humans form memories, and can they be erased? Has Matt been in a motorcycle accident? Could a machine actually see into the future?! Listen now to find out! When a professional reverse engineer (Ben Affleck) leaves himself clues about a job he no longer remembers, he must unravel the mystery to save not only his life, but humanity's future! Scott Croco and Matt Janulewicz unhack Paycheck (2003). Episode 010 -...


Black Mirror, "The Entire History of You" (2011)

Is Black Mirror a good show? Does this episode feature the technology of today or the technology of tomorrow? And what happens when Scott goes to the movies and deals with an unruly patron? Listen now to find out! In a world where everyone can record and playback all their memories, Liam (Toby Kebbell) uncovers an indiscretion that he can't forgive. Scott Croco and Mike Horne unhack the Black Mirror episode, "The Entire History of You" (2011). Episode 009 - Black Mirror, "The Entire...


008: Superman III (1983)

In how many different ways can a weather satellite be used to perform nefarious acts? How tall is Spud Webb? And has Scott ever driven a Ferrari? Listen now to find out! When a computer hacker (Richard Pryor) is leveraged to mastermind some impossible crimes, Superman (Christopher Reeve) must save the day! Scott Croco and Mike Young unhack Superman III (1983). Episode 008 - Superman III (1983) unhacked! Additional Shownotes: Movies...


007: Ex Machina (2015)

Can a computer's AI ever pass for human? Do Scott and Matt like the Oscars? And if there are no aliens in this movie, why is Matt talking about aliens? Listen now to find out! When a programmer (Domhnall Gleeson) is brought in to test his CEO's (Oscar Isaac) latest AI creation (Alicia Vikander), things get weird, and then get scary. Scott Croco and Matt Janulewicz unhack Ex Machina (2015). Episode 007 - Ex Machina (2015) unhacked! Additional Shownotes:...


Electric Dreams (1984)

How does a computer from 1984 have such amazing abilities? Which radio love therapist does this PC prefer? And how does Jeff Lynne (ELO) figure in to all this? Listen now to find out! When Miles (Lenny von Dohlen) brings home a computer, it becomes sentient and jealous of Miles's burgeoning romance with the attractive neighbor upstairs (Virginia Madsen). Scott Croco and Mike Young unhack Electric Dreams (1984). Episode 006 - Electric Dreams (1984) unhacked! Movies Unhacked explores...


Dune (1984)

How does the Dune movie compare to the book? What is the proper way to speak the year in 10191? And what kind of jacket did Jay wear in grade school? Listen now to find out! When a corrupt emperor plots the downfall of a powerful family, the son, Paul Atreides (Kyle MacLachlan), must self-actualize, tame sandworms, and lead an army of warriors! Scott Croco and Jay Hollavarri unhack Dune (1984). Episode 005 - Dune (1984) unhacked! Movies Unhacked explores movies and their...


The Terminator (1984)

Does The Terminator's time-travel mechanism make sense? Was The Terminator one of the top grossing films of 1984? And how many people were considered for the role of Sarah Connor? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco and Matt Janulewicz unhack The Terminator (1984). When a killer cyborg from the future (Arnold Schwarzenegger) hunts down the mother (Linda Hamilton) of an unborn future resistance leader, it's up to Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn) to keep her safe. Episode 004 - The...


The Conversation (1974)

Is The Conversation a commentary on Watergate? What did tech conventions look like in the 1970s? And how does Mike feel about ear licking? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco and Mike Young unhack The Conversation (1974). When Harry Caul (Gene Hackman) gets hired to record a secret conversation, he must untangle the meaning of what he discovers on the tape. Episode 003 - The Conversation (1974) unhacked! Additional Shownotes:...


Independence Day (1996)

Scott Croco and Matt Janulewicz unhack Independence Day (1996). How difficult is it to infect alien technology with a computer virus? In what way is Will Smith like James Bond? And was the moon landing a hoax? Listen now to find out! When aliens attack the earth's biggest cities, the POTUS (Bill Pullman), a fighter pilot (Will Smith), an MIT genius (Jeff Goldblum), and a crop duster (Randy Quaid) must team up to fight back and save the planet! Episode 002 - Independence Day (1996)...