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This is How We Geek Out: Interviews, Reviews & More

This is How We Geek Out: Interviews, Reviews & More

Location:

Mesa, AZ

Description:

This is How We Geek Out: Interviews, Reviews & More

Language:

English

Contact:

Slice of SciFi 550 W. Baseline Rd Ste 102-403 Mesa AZ 85210 602-635-6976


Episodes

Featuring “Escape Pod: The Science Fiction Anthology”

1/9/2021
Escape Artists, Inc owners Alasdair Stuart and Marguerite Kenner along with Escape Pod editors Mur Lafferty and S. B. Divya stop by to talk about the the growth of Escape Pod, both the podcast and the print anthology based on its stories. Where do you go to find science fiction short stories to slake your story cravings? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:50:26

Indie SciFi Action: “Breach” takes on fleeing an alien invasion

12/26/2020
Breach is a new scifi action-thriller that tackles humanity escaping the confines of Earth, and extraterrestrial civilizations thinking that maybe humans spreading beyond Earth isn't such a good idea. What are you looking for from an indie scifi feature? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:46:47

“Hunter Hunter”: When the lines between hunter and prey are blurred

12/19/2020
For Hunter Hunter, writer/director Shawn Linden and actors Camille Sullivan and Summer Howell stop by to talk about making one of the most intense horror-suspense films of 2020. Are surprise story twists something you enjoy? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:47:36

“Skylines”: Talking to Liam O’Donnell & Alexander Siddig

12/16/2020
Director Liam O'Donnell stops by to talk about Skylines, where he saw this story taking him, ideas about where the story can continue, and more. Next, actor Alexander Siddig talks about his impression about his role, and how much fun he envisioned the story being and how that made him want to be part of it, and much more. Are you looking forward to the more varied indie scifi we could be seeing because of better and less expensive moviemaking hardware? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and...

Duration:00:36:44

“Parallel”: Isaac Ezban, Martin Wallström and Mark O’Brien

12/12/2020
Director Isaac Ezban, and actors Mark O'Brien and Martin Wallström talk about their involvement in and observations about Parallel, and the flexibility in storytelling that science fiction encourages, and so much more. Do you enjoy scifi films with story touches from many other genres? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:01:00:25

“The Empire Strikes Back”: Examining the story behind the story

12/9/2020
Becca talks about The Empire Strikes Back, the writing and production of it, examining the subtexts and mainstream representations both existing and hinted at, and more about the archives & historical artifacts that tell the story about making the story, and so much more. What is the heart of your love for Star Wars? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:38:10

“Near Dark”: Stacey Abbott on teaching vampire lore

12/5/2020
Film and Television Studies and Vampire-Zombie-Horror scholar Stacey Abbott stops by to talk about her latest book, NEAR DARK, part of the BFI Film Classics series by Bloomsbury. What are your favorite vampire stories? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:01:12:50

“What Lies Below”: Intersections of Wants, Needs and Control

12/2/2020
Lead actor Trey Tucker and writer/director Braden R. Duemmler talk about getting the tone and emotional atmosphere just right in What Lies Below, including John Smith's behavioral tics and how those around him respond to those mannerisms. Does it matter how uncomfortable you want your movies to make you feel? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:35:10

“They Reach” has fun mixing geeks and hungry demons

11/21/2020
Lead actress Mary Madeline Roe and Executive Producer Jason Connelly stop by to talk about the new indie horror They Reach. Do you enjoy films set in previous decades where more ingenuity and less technology define the resourcefulness of our protagonists? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:34:49

International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival 2020

11/14/2020
Monte Yazzie, director of the International Horror & Sci-fi Film Festival, stops by to talk about rescheduling the festival amidst pandemic protocols, the amazing films that are being showcased, and more! Are you looking forward to seeing films in festivals again, or are you enjoying the virtual experiences from home? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:37:12

“First Signal”: Mark Lund on building a universe of stories

11/7/2020
Writer/Director Mark Lund stops by to talk about First Signal, his newest movie that's a prequel to his earlier story First World, and expands on the story told in First World and his upcoming surrounding stories. What are your favorite first contact movies, TV shows, books or comics? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:42:38

Erin Sanders on “The Call”

11/4/2020
Actress Erin Sanders stops by to talk about The Call, and taking a trip back to the 80s to work on a film alongside horror movie icons Lin Shaye and Tobin Bell. What do you look for in horror films traveling back to the 80s for the necessary atmosphere? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:24:06

“Evil Eye” Directors Elan and Rajeev Dassani

10/31/2020
Twin brother directors Elan and Rajeev Dassani stop by to talk about how they adapted the Audible Original play "Evil Eye" into a feature for Season 1 of the "Welcome to the Blumhouse" series on Amazon Prime. Do you enjoy your horror at different speeds and styles, or do you prefer it gory and scary every time? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:29:58

“Scare Package”: Jeremy King on the story inside the story

10/28/2020
Actor Jeremy King stops by to talk about his role in Scare Package, the love for 1980s video stores and low low budget horror films while making this movie, and in continuing the myth of the Buckley family running through every Aaron B. Koontz film so far. Do you enjoy the easter eggs some filmmakers hide in their movies? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:24:09

“Synchronic” directors Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead

10/24/2020
Directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead (Spring, The Endless) stop by to talk about their newest film, Synchronic, starring Anthony Mackie and Jamie Dornan. It's all about the mechanics and consequences of synthetically induced time travel through a past that fights you. What elements of time travel stories appeal to you the most? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:28:17

“Welcome to the Blumhouse”, Part 2

10/14/2020
The initial collection of four films as double features continue with Evil Eye, from talented young directors Elan Dassani and Rajeev Dassani, and Nocturne written and directed by filmmaker Zu Quirke, in her feature film debut. How do the second slate of films in the Amazon-Blumhouse collaboration work for you? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:54:43

“Welcome to the Blumhouse”, Part 1

10/7/2020
Sharing the spine-tingling suspense that’s a Blumhouse signature, each film presents a distinctive vision and unique perspective on common themes centered around family and love as redemptive or destructive forces. How do these first films in the Amazon-Blumhouse collaboration work for you? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:43:46

“2067”: Seth Larney on fiction becoming real events

10/3/2020
Writer/Director Seth Larney stops by to talk about his vision for a time travel thriller ecological catastrophe medical mystery mashup, the new indie feature 2067. How many genres do you enjoy mixed into your media entertainment? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:23:18

“LX 2048”: Guy Moshe on the disconnect of connections

9/26/2020
Writer/director Guy Moshe stops by to talk about his new dystopian drama LX 2048, how it reflects the troubles people can have in adjusting to drastic changes. Do perceptions and misperceptions of societal pressures make for your preferred dystopian tales? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments below!

Duration:00:28:59

Star Wars: Nitpicking is Love

9/19/2020
Science fiction, fantasy and horror authors Django Wexler, Seth Dickinson, Christina Henry, Max Gladstone and pop-geek culture reviewer NERDSoul come together to talk about the little things that bother us in the Star Wars saga (all the movies), from story to characterization to revisions and retconns and more. How deeply do the Star Wars missteps affect your enjoyment and appreciation of the saga? Let us know! Call 602-635-6976 and leave a message, send Summer an email, or in the comments...

Duration:01:34:56