What: Luke Wilson finds himself in the future, where humanity has grown lazy and stupid. Then, satire happens. Or so I’m told. Directed by: Mike Judge Starring: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Terry Crews
What: Joseph Gordon-Levitt in a Bruce Willis mask meets his future Looper Bruce Willis self, hijinx ensue. Directed by: Rian Johnson Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Jeff Daniels, Pierce Gagnon
What: Star Wars movies discussion. All about the stuff in the films. For the meta discussion, check out our previous episode. Directed by: George Lucas et al Starring: Mark Hamill, James Earl Jones, Alec Guinness, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Jake Lloyd, Natalie Portman, many others
What: Meta Star Wars discussion: everything about the movies except the content of the films. Directed by: George Lucas et al Starring: Mark Hamill, James Earl Jones, Alec Guinness, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Jake Lloyd, Natalie Portman, many others
What: In Contact SETI discovers a legitimate alien signal and then we love Carl Sagan so much. Directed by: Robert Zemeckis Starring: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Bill Clinton, David Morse, William Fichtner
What: In Hackers a gaggle of innocent Hackers are framed for extorting an oil company and “hack the planet.” Bad guy rides a skateboard. In the 90’s. Directed by: Iain Softley Starring: Johnny Lee MIller, Angelina Jolie, Matthew Lillard, Jesse Bradford, Fisher Stevens, Penn Jillette, Marc Anthony
Who: Philip K Dick, the prolific science fiction author that transcended the genre and inspired a number of films we love. What: In this episode we do an overall review of Philip K. Dick. His work, how much we love the cheesy action movies adapted from his work, and the relevance of his work today. To this end, we call in an expert to help us out!
The Philip K. Dick Film Festival
The indie science fiction film festival that we’re really looking forward to attending. Featuring a bunch of interesting short and feature length films. Details below!
See the schedule and buy tickets at the website
What: A team of astronauts go on a mission to reignite the sun with a crazy-huge fission bomb. Directed by: Danny Boyle Written by: Alex Garland Starring: Cillian Murphy, Michelle Yeoh, Chris Evans, Mark Strong
What: Matt Damon gets desperate and tries to bring equality to a world divided into the haves (in the space station Elysium) and the have-nots (on Earth). Directed by: Neill Blomkamp Starring: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley