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Tron : Episode 145

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Tron

What: People but with lasers and in a computer. And light bikes!
Directed by: Steven Lisberger
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner

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Snowpiercer : Episode 137

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Snowpiercer

What: Social commentary on a train with dreamy Chris Evans. Snowpiercer science.
Directed by: Joon-ho Bong
Starring: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton

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Zardoz : Episode 132

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Zardoz

What: Bodybuilding Einstein kills things. And weird stuff happens.
Directed by: John Boorman
Starring: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman

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Altered Carbon (feat. Zoltan Istvan, Transhumanist) : Episode 128

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Altered Carbon

What: A great scifi vehicle for questions of consciousness and identity and transhumanism and Joel Kinnaman’s abs.
Directed by: Miguel Sapochnik, Nick Hurran, Uta Briesewitz, Andy Goddard, Peter Hoar
Starring:  Joel Kinnaman, Martha Higareda, James Purefoy

Featuring guest co-host
zoltan istvan headshotZoltan Istvan, Transhumanist Political Candidate

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Black Mirror Season 4 Part 2 (feat. Liam Ginty, space person) : Episode 126

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Black Mirror Season 4 Part 2 (Episode 4-6)

What: Stories of dystopian sadness but with multiple stories inside one sometimes.
Directed by: Tim Van Patten, David Slade, Colm McCarthy
Starring: Georgina Campbell, Joe Cole, Gina Bramhill | Maxine Peake, Jake Davies, Clint Dyer | Douglas Hodge, Letitia Wright, Daniel Lapaine

Featuring guest co-host
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Black Mirror Season 4 Part 1 (feat. Fraser Cain of Universe Today) : Episode 125

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Black Mirror Season 4 Part 1 (Episodes 1-3)

What: Dystopian sadness over and over where somehow the bright points are even worse
Directed by: Toby Haynes, Jodie Foster, John Hillcoat
Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Kiran Sonia Sawar, Andrew Gower | Rosemarie DeWitt, Brenna Harding, Owen Teague | Jesse Plemons, Cristin Milioti, Jimmi Simpson

Featuring guest co-host
Fraser Cain headshotFraser Cain of Universe Today

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The Osiris Child : Episode 121

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The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One

What: A space adventure throwback with a very presumptive title where a dad rescues a daughter. And there are monsters!
Directed by: Shane Abbess
Starring: Kellan Lutz, Daniel MacPherson, Isabel Lucas

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Blade Runner 2049 : Episode 120

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Blade Runner 2049

What: Like Blade Runner, but the sequel. Gosling!
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto

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The Chronicles of Riddick : Episode 109

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The Chronicles of Riddick

What: Vin Diesel is all sweaty and ripped and super badass and reluctantly fights and interstellar (intergalactic?) death cult.
Directed by: David Twohy
Starring: Vin Diesel, Judi Dench, Colm Feore, Carl Urban

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Blade Runner : Episode 105

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Blade Runner

What: Harrison Ford hunts humanoid androids and it’s beautiful.
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, Daryl Hannah

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