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A carefully chosen team of scholars, buffs and nerds will discuss Cult, B-Grade and misunderstood classics whilst other times just poking fun at the trashy and incompetent that are too endearing to dislike.

A carefully chosen team of scholars, buffs and nerds will discuss Cult, B-Grade and misunderstood classics whilst other times just poking fun at the trashy and incompetent that are too endearing to dislike.
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A carefully chosen team of scholars, buffs and nerds will discuss Cult, B-Grade and misunderstood classics whilst other times just poking fun at the trashy and incompetent that are too endearing to dislike.

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@SGSPod

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English


Episodes

Wikileaks: Underground/The Fifth Estate

4/4/2016
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In this episode the #SGSteam discuss 2 films about #JulianAssange, the first film being #TheFifthEstate, starring #BenedictCumberbatch and the second film is the Australian made for television film about the early years of Julian Assange.

Duration: 01:07:46


Hawking (2004)

3/21/2016
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In this episode the #SGSTeam discuss the 2004 BBC telemovie, #Hawking starring #BenedictCumberbatch. Discussion points include the oversimplification of science, #TheoryOfEverything, #EddieRedmayne vs #BenedictCumberbatch, the science of #StephenHawking, #DrunkHistory, and #TheBigBangTheory (Not the show).

Duration: 00:44:14


Æon Flux (2005)

3/10/2016
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In our latest episode the #SGS Team discuss the 2005 science fiction of #AeonFlux, directed by #KarynKusama, and starring #CharlizeTheron, #PetePostlethwaite, #FrancesMcDormond and #SophieOkonedo. Discussion points include the original #MTV animated series from #PeterChung, the casting, the costuming and much more.

Duration: 00:37:03


Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

2/28/2016
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In this episode the #SGSteam discuss the first #StarTrek movie from 1979, directed by #RobertWise and starring #WilliamShatner, #LeonardNimoy, #DeforestKelley, #GeorgeTakei, #NichelleNichols, #WalterKeonig and #JamesDoohan. Discussion points include, #GeneRoddenberry, Tv incarnations and translating to film, the story, the actors, the future of Star Trek, gadgets and much more.

Duration: 01:04:20


Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996)

1/31/2016
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The SGS team discuss the 1996 direct to video cult horror-comedy Leprechaun 4: In Space. This was directed by Ozploitation legendary director Brian Trenchard-Smith, best known for Turkey Shoot, Dead-End Drive-Inn, and BMX Bandits. Discussion points include, the influences this film took from classic scifi such as Aliena and Full Metal Jacket as well as the development of direct to video schlock such as Sharknado. #Leprechaun #Space #Marines #aliens #JamesCameron #Ozploitation...

Duration: 00:39:37


Tank Girl (1995)

1/28/2016
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In this episode the SGS team discuss the 1995 cult favourite, Tank Girl.Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply.Directed by Rachel Talalay, starring Lori Petty, Naomi Watts, Ice-T and Malcolm McDowell Discussion points include, comic books and film, Ice-T, Kangaroos, Clockwork Orange, Steampunk and lots more. #loriPetty #MalcolmMcDowell #IceT #NaomiWatts #ComicBooks #HarleyQuinn #DCCOMICS...

Duration: 00:46:13


STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

12/22/2015
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In our end of year episode we get the #SGSteam back together with Bryan as our special guest to finish off our #StarWars discussions with #TheForceAwakens. Discussion points: #JJAbrams, genre filmmaking, the legacy of Star Wars, audience reaction, experiences with the film, the nit pickers, #IMDB message boards, fan criticism and more.

Duration: 00:50:25


Star Wars: Prequels Part 2

12/15/2015
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In our latest episode the SGS team discuss #STARWARS #Attackoftheclones and#Revengeofthesith. Discussion points: What they did right and wrong. Is the directing to blame? Are The Sith evil? Would the Jedi Council ever have made Anakin a Jedi Master? Finally we round out the episode by discussing what we want from #STARWARS #THEFORCEAWAKENS.

Duration: 01:14:02


Star Wars: Prequels Part 1

12/14/2015
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In this episode we begin rounding out our Star Wars episodes with the first of a two-part examination of the prequels. In this one we discuss The Phantom Menace. #StarWars #PhantomMenace #Episode1 #GeorgeLucas #ForceAwakens #LiamNeeson #ewanMcGregor #NataliePortman #JarJarBinks

Duration: 00:57:48


Alex Proyas: Garage Days / The Crow / Dark City

12/10/2015
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In this episode Wayne and Darkest Timeline Justin discuss the films of Alex Proyas.

Duration: 01:14:53


Del Toro Part 2: Chronos/Devil's Backbone

11/23/2015
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In this episode we discuss Del Toro's debut film Chronos (1993) followed by The Devil's Backbone (2001). #GuillermoDelToro #RonPerlman #MexicanCinema #Chronos #Vampires #DevilsBackbone #WW2

Duration: 00:56:37


Guillermo Del Toro Part 1

10/31/2015
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In this episode half of the SGS team were away in NY while Wayne and Justin stayed behind and caught up on #GuillermoDelToro's back catalogue and watched #Mimic and #PansLabyrinth. We had a change of environment and recorded this as part of a #DelToro movie night in the lead up to his new film #CrimsonPeak. The acoustics were not ideal as we recorded in Darkest-Timeline Justin's TV room on a very hot night. So please accept our apologies for the fan in the background and a minor step down...

Duration: 00:55:31


Ewok Movies

10/9/2015
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In this episode Wayne and Darkest Timeline Justin discuss the two Ewok movies from the mid 80s. 1984s Caravan Of Courage (AKA An Ewok Adventure) and 1985s Battle For Endor. These films were made for TV in the US by ABC studios but released theatrically outside the US by MGM/UA. Discussion points include George Lucas and Shirley Temple. Wilfred Brimley vs the directors. The patterns of Joe Johnson films. Killing off regular characters. Change of actors in the sequel. The Star Wars timeline...

Duration: 00:54:42


i, Robot (2004)

9/28/2015
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In this episode the SGS team with special guest Bryan discuss the 2004 adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s I, Robot. Directed by Alex Proyas, starring Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Greenwood, James Cromwell, Alan Tudyk and Shia LaBeouf. Discussion points include, book to film translations, the work of Alex Proyas and Will Smith. Robots in film, special effects, Alan Tudyk and much more. #IsaacAsimov #WillSmith #ShiaLabeouf #AlexProyas #DarkCity #TheCrow #StarTrek #Scifi #Movies

Duration: 00:53:46


Josie and The Pussycats (2001)

9/16/2015
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In this episode the SGS team discuss the 2001 film adaptation of Josie and the Pussycats, starring Rachael Leigh Cook, Rosario Dawson, Tara Reid, Parker Posey and Allan Cumming. Discussion points include Archie, Hannah Barbara, subliminal messages, satire, the music industry, the actors and much more. #JosieAndThePussycats #RachaelLeighCook #RosarioDawson #TaraReid #SubliminalMessages #Music #Satire #ProductPlacement #ParkerPosey #Archie #HannahBarabara #ScoobyDoo #PopMusic

Duration: 00:57:39


They Live (1988)

9/10/2015
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In this episode the SGS team discuss the 1988 cult favourite They Live, directed by John Carpenter and starring the late Rowdy Roddy Piper, Keith David and Meg foster. Discussion points include, 80s reagonomics, reinventing the western, Rowdy Roddy Piper's acting career and why he was chosen for this fillm, a little on Keith David's contribution to film culture, the films of John Carpenter, communism and capitalism, 50s red scare films and much more. #JohnCarpenter #RowdyRoddyPiper...

Duration: 00:31:25


Source Code (2011)

9/1/2015
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In the latest episode from the SGS team, we discuss the 2011 Duncan Jones film, Source Code starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Joe Wright and Vera Farmiga. Discussion points include, the sets, modern sci fi classics, the actors, and the career of Duncan Jones, CGI, body horror and much more. #BodyHorror #Scifi #JakeGyllenhaal #DuncanJones #VeraFarmiga #Psycho #JoeWright #Moon #DavidBowie #SourceCode #Movies #MichelleMonaghan

Duration: 00:54:18


TUSK (2014)

8/24/2015
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In our latest episode the SGS team discuss Tusk, last years black comedy/horror written and directed by Kevin Smith, starring Justin Long, Michael Parks, Haley Joel Osment and Guy Lapointe. Discussion points include why critics turned on Kevin Smith, the genesis of the film project, the fun of seeing unlikeable characters being tortured, Haley Joel Osment’s minor comeback, the career of Michael Parks, Johnny Depp, Quentin Tarantino and more. #WalrusYes #KevinSmith #WalrusYes #WalrusNo...

Duration: 01:10:17


Star Wars - Return of the Jedi (1983)

8/19/2015
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In this episode the SGS team continue their journey through the cinematic legacy of Star Wars with Return of The Jedi. Directed by Richard Marquand, written and executive produced by George Lucas, and starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carries Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Peter Mayhew and Anthony Daniels. Once again Bryan returns with more notes than we could ever fit in a single episode. Discussion points include: The death of Han Solo, George Lucas’s creative input, Speeder Bikes, Ewoks...

Duration: 01:08:56


Jurassic Park: The Sequels

8/10/2015
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In the second, and final part of our Jurassic Park retrospective, Michael rejoins us to discussthe sequels to Jurassic Park. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Vince Vaughn and Pete Postlethwaite. Jurassic Park 3 (2001), directed by Joe Johnson, starring Sam Neill, Tea Leoni and William H. Macy, and finally Jurassic World (2015), directed by Colin Trevorrow, starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Jake Johnson....

Duration: 01:15:16

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