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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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Philip K Dick’s Electric Dreams : Episode 127

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Philip K Dick’s Electric Dreams

What: The first season of Amazon’s anthology series, Electric Dreams, bringing a bunch of Philip K Dick‘s short stories to life.
Directed by: Julian Jarrold, David Farr, Tom Harper, Marc Munden, Jeffrey Reiner, Francesca Gregorini, Dee Rees, Peter Horton, Alan Taylor, Michael Dinner
Starring: Greg Kinnear, Jack Gore, Shannon Brown, Annalise Basso, Maura Tierney, Connor Paolo, Juno Temple, Janelle Monáe, David Lyons, Karin Anglin, Anton Bassey, Anu Bhatt, Anna Paquin, Terrence Howard

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Black Mirror Season 4 Part 1

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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Avatar : Episode 123

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Avatar

What: Dances with Smurfs AKA Smurf Gully
Directed by: James Cameron
Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang

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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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WarGames (feat. Joe Ruppel, History Nerd) : Episode 76

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WarGames

What: Young Matthew Broderick accidentally almost hacks the planet.
Directed by: John Badham
Starring: Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood

Featuring guest co-host
Joe Ruppel PhotoJoe Ruppel, history nerd and our co-bff

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Black Mirror Season 3 Part 2

Black Mirror Season 3, Part 2 (feat. Liam Ginty) : Episode 75

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Black Mirror Season 3, Part 2 (feat. Liam Ginty)

What: Like the Twilight Zone, but scifi.
Created by: Charlie Brooker
Starring: Mackenzie Davis, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Malachi Kirby, Kelly MacDonald

Featuring guest co-host
Liam Ginty
Liam Ginty, host of Voices From L5

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Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell : Episode 15

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Ghost in the Shell

What: In 2029 a special cybernetically-enhanced police force goes after a brain hacker.
Directed by: Mamoru Oshii
Starring: Atsuko Tanaka, Iemasa Kayumi, Tamio Ôki, Akio Ôtsuka

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Lawnmower Man : Episode 9

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Lawnmower Man, The

What: Flowers for Algernon, but evil and with Pierce Brosnan
Directed by: Brett Leonard
Starring: Jeff Fahey, Pierce Brosnan

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I Robot : 005

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I Robot

What: Will Smith saves humanity and Shia Labeouf from robots.
Directed by: Alex Proyas
Starring: Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Alan Tudyk, Shia Labeouf

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