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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: http://www.moviesunhacked.com/2018/superman-iii/ 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...
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)...
The Net (1995) unhacked!
Scott Croco and Mike Young unhack The Net (1995). Is this movie a clone of The Fugitive? What does it have to do with Rocky V? And what is a Mozart's Ghost? Listen now to find out! When a computer programmer (Sandra Bullock) finds her identity has been erased, she must unravel the mystery while running for her life! Episode 001 - The Net (1995) unhacked! Movies Unhacked explores movies, and their depictions of technology. We analyze everything from Hollywood blockbusters and television...