Does this sci-fi classic hold up in 2020? We discuss. Plus – hear Maggie’s reaction to seeing Alien for the first time.
Directed by: Ridley Scott Produced by: Gordon Carroll, David Giler, Walter Hill Screenplay by: Dan O’Bannon Edited by: Terry Rawlings Cinematography: Derek Vanlint Music by: Jerry Goldsmith Starring: Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
We talk about fandom, Star Trek, and intentionally cheesy comedy in our discussion of the cult classic Galaxy Quest. Also contains gushing about Alan Rickman because he deserves it.
Directed by: Dean Parisot Produced by: Mark Johnson, Charles Newirth Screenplay by: David Howard, Robert Gordon Edited by: Don Zimmerman Cinematography: Jerzy Zielinski Music by: David Newman Starring: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub, Sam Rockwell, Daryl Mitchell Distributed by: DreamWorks Pictures
We show our ignorance of and love for Britain in this extensive discussion of The Crown’s latest season.
When we recorded this episode Queen Elizabeth II was, in fact, 93. Rather irritatingly, she had a birthday since then making us wrong about yet another thing. Don’t come to us for facts about Britain.
The Crown (season three)
Created by: Peter Morgan Starring: Olivia Coleman, Tobias Menzies, Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Daniels, Jason Watkins, Marion Bailey, Erin Doherty, Jane Lapotaire, Charles Dance, Josh O’Connor, Geraldine Chaplin, Michael Maloney, Emerald Fennell, Andrew Buchan Composer: Martin Phipps Executive Producers: Peter Morgan, Stephen Daldry, Andy Harries, Phillip Martin, Suzanne Mackie, Matthew Byam-Shaw, Robert Fox, Tanya Seghatchian, Nina Wolarsky, Allie Goss Original network: Netflix Original release: November 17, 2019
We return to our Favorite Movies series with Logan. This is Matt’s pick, but what does Maggie (who has never seen another X-men movie) think of Hugh Jackman’s last performance as Wolverine?
Directed by: James Mangold Produced by: Hutch Parker, Simon Kinberg, Lauren Shuler Donner Screenplay by: Scott Frank, James Mangold, Michael Green Edited by: Michael McCusker, Dirk Westervelt Cinematography: John Mathieson Music by: Marco Beltrami Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Dafne Keen Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
For some reason… we did an episode about James Cameron’s 1997 epic Titanic.
Directed by: James Cameron Produced by: James Cameron, Jon Landau Written by: James Cameron Edited by: Conrad Buff, James Cameron, Richard A. Harris Cinematography: Russell Carpenter Music by: James Horner Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates, Frances Fisher, Bernard Hill, Jonathan Hyde, Danny Nucci, David Warner, Bill Paxton Distributed by: Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox
Continuing in our unintentional mini-series of movies with exclamation points in the title, we talk about DC’s Shazam!
Directed by: David F. Sandberg Produced by: Peter Safran Screenplay by: Henry Gayden Edited by: Michel Aller Cinematography: Maxime Alexandre Music by: Benjamin Wallfisch Starring: Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Djimon Hounsou Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures