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Star Trek Discovery season 1 round up

3/12/2018
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Season one of Star Trek Discovery is over and the Klingons are now Klingoffs for another year. How did the season end up? Did it improve after a mixed start? No idea. If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at http://theweirdsphere.podbean.com/p/contact-details/

Duration:00:37:01

Film review: Black Panther

2/22/2018
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Another day another superhero film. These things are all just like one another. Or are they? Is Black Panther something new and different? I think we need to talk… If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at http://theweirdsphere.podbean.com/p/contact-details/

Duration:00:46:18

Board game review: War of the Ring

1/19/2018
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A special 100% Australian edition of the Weirdsphere! Wait, can I hear everyone deleting the podcast? hmm… annnyhow, special guest Colin visted the sunny shores of Britain and was held at gunpoint to play the massive board game War of the Ring, featuring all the fighty bits from Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. Did his free peoples (a bunch of tree hugging elves dwarves and human scum) defeat the noble progressive forces of Sauron? If there’s any decency in the world, let’s hope not. If you’d...

Duration:00:24:39

Film review: Justice League

12/15/2017
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In one of our bravest moments, the Weirdsphere crew ventured into the dark terrifying world of the hybrid Snyder/Whedon FrankenLeague. After the… film that was Batman versus Superman, how does Justice League hold up? Does Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg also have mothers named Martha? Is Superman’s CGI upper lip the most horrific nightmare seen on the big screen yet? Answers within! If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at...

Duration:00:54:15

Stranger Things 2

11/14/2017
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A follow up season to a television series that matches the quality of the first? Pretty unlikely but Stranger Things have happened. Wow, sorry about that. This throwback to the 80s has me channeling dad humour. If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at http://theweirdsphere.podbean.com/p/contact-details/

Duration:01:02:30

Ancient film reviews: Blair Witch (2016)

10/20/2017
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Remember that ground breaking film, The Blair Witch Project, that put the found footage film genre into the spotlight back in 1999? Well, today’s podcast isn’t about that. It’s about the incredible 2016 sequel, Blair Witch. Check it out. It dropped the “the” and the “project”. Streamlined and ready to impress! Did it impress? I dunno, geez, lay off with the questions already. If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at...

Duration:00:51:40

Star Trek: Discovery episodes 1 & 2

10/5/2017
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Oooookay then, slight technical glitch there. And now for the actual episode… Star Trek is back on the small screen and is really to lens flare your eyeballs out! Is all the flash in the lens or is it the entertaining watch we hoped for? Let us see… If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at http://theweirdsphere.podbean.com/p/contact-details/

Duration:01:47:46

Twin Peaks season 3 final thoughts

9/12/2017
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Twin Peaks season 3 has finished and as we expect from Mr Lynch, everything ended pretty much as we expected and all the loose ends were neatly tied up. Yes, I’m sure that’s what happened… If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at http://theweirdsphere.podbean.com/p/contact-details/

Duration:01:15:32

The worst robots ever

8/30/2017
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Everyone loves a good robot right? Some of the highlights of science fiction have come from our electronic buddies, like that time R2D2 urinated oil everywhere in the prequels… err… ok, bad example. Anyhoo, who cares about the good robots. Let’s talk about the really crap ones! If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at http://theweirdsphere.podbean.com/p/contact-details/

Duration:01:19:23

Film review: War for the Planet of the Apes

8/22/2017
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The new Planet of the Apes films have surprised a lot of people by being really good. But now we come to the dreaded third entry! Does the quality hold up? Are the apes still damned and dirty? Let’s see… If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at http://theweirdsphere.podbean.com/p/contact-details/

Duration:01:06:58

TV review: Netflix’s The Defenders

8/20/2017
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The culmination of Marvel’s four Netflix series has finally arrived! Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist all come together in this 8 episode series. Did it meet the lofty expectations it the previous shows had earned? If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at http://theweirdsphere.podbean.com/p/contact-details/

Duration:00:02:12

Film review: Spider-Man: Homecoming

7/27/2017
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Finally another Spider-Man film! After the dizzying heights of the Andrew Garfield movies, can added Marvel make Spidey watchable again? His Civil War cameo suggests yes. Let’s see… If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at http://theweirdsphere.podbean.com/p/contact-details/

Duration:01:11:02

Board game review: Star Wars: Rebellion

7/18/2017
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Ever watch the original Star Wars trilogy and think “You rebel scum have no idea what you’re doing! I could do so much better”. Or perhaps you’re shouting at the Emperor to shut up and stop goading Luke as you know that’s not going to work. Well, in the board game Star Wars: Rebellion you are in control instead of these idiots so maybe you can do a better job! If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at http://theweirdsphere.podbean.com/p/contact-details/

Duration:00:25:17

Board game review: Raptor

7/4/2017
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Jurassic Park really did a disservice to velociraptors. They’re not nasty or evil, they’re just like any of us. Tell me, if a bunch of scientists turned up and tried to steal your kids for “research” you’d tear them into small chunks of bloody meat wouldn’t you? This is where the board game Raptor comes in. It’s a 2 player assymetrical game of scientists versus raptors. Do you like stealing children or mutilating uppity nerds? Choose your side! If you’d like to contact us with any...

Duration:00:23:26

Film review: Wonder Woman

6/26/2017
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The next superhero movie, Wonder Woman has arrived and it’s getting a lot of attention. Finally a DC movie has been released that is getting praise from both the fans and critics alike! Surely the Weirdsphere will be united in their enjoyment of it too? Surely… If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at http://theweirdsphere.podbean.com/p/contact-details/

Duration:01:26:25

Board game review: Project: ELITE

6/13/2017
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Aliens. ALIENS. So many bloody aliens and so little time! Project: ELITE is a cooperative board game all about killing lots of aliens in a mad real time dice rolling frenzy. Is it stressful or fun? Or both? Enter the Weirdsphere with us and find out! If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at http://theweirdsphere.podbean.com/p/contact-details/

Duration:00:29:57

Twin Peaks : The Return episodes 1 - 4

6/6/2017
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See you in 25 years… And 25 years later (ok maybe it’s 26) Twin Peaks has returned! We’ve done the epic rewatch of the original series and film to prepare and have now seen the first 4 pure Lynch directed episodes. Is it possible for the series to come back weirder than ever? Why yes. Yes it is! Can we make sense of it? Of course!!! Well… maybe parts of it. Join us as we stumble our way through the Black Lodge. If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at...

Duration:01:10:18

Comics discussion: Heroes versus heroes

5/10/2017
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In the world of the big 2 comics publishers villains have become quite passé. Why bother with a bad guy when you can just have your heroes beat each other senseless. It’s long been a tradition for our caped wonders to have their little tiffs but has it gone too far in recent times? Let’s discuss. If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at http://theweirdsphere.podbean.com/p/contact-details/

Duration:01:03:47

Ancient film reviews: Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice

4/18/2017
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Superman. The original superhero. The sun powered savior with a smile. Batman. The cranky rich guy who puts on a leather pervert suit and beats up the poor and mentally ill. Surely a film about these two meeting and comparing crime fighting strategies can’t go wrong right? RIGHT? Zack Snyder’s Batman vs Superman: Yawn of Justice may have other ideas. If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at http://theweirdsphere.podbean.com/p/contact-details/

Duration:01:25:42

Favourite fictional settings

3/28/2017
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Reality is highly overrated. With science fiction and fantasy comes great escapism, so in today’s episode we discuss fictional worlds and settings that we love. If you’d like to contact us with any feedback or whatever, please find us at http://theweirdsphere.podbean.com/p/contact-details/

Duration:02:11:58