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  • The Many Saints of Newark Violates The Sopranos’s Storytelling Philosophy

    Tony Soprano is a man who refuses to change. The Tony we get at the beginning of the series’ six-season run is identical to the Tony at the end. Yet the head of the Sopranos family – both families, in fact – is one of the most developed and...
  • Revisiting Alien Resurrection: A Frustrating and Farcical Failure

    Scott. Cameron. Fincher. Jeunet. The Alien franchise feels unique in the horror realm for being so director-driven; each film gifted a unique style based on the man behind the camera, yet all playing into the same story of extra-terrestrial terror. Alien, Prometheus, and even the messy Covenant are all...
  • Geek Out Weakly 23 – Love, Death, and Robots vol. 2

    Aadil and Ben get together to talk about volume 2 of the netflix series Love, Death, and Robots. They discuss faves from both series, what they like about anthologies, disappointments, discussion of the main themes and a whole lot else besides. Our theme song is by captiveportalmusic, used under...
  • Geek Out Weakly 21 – Mortal Kombat (2021)

    Aadil and Ben have a chat about the newly released Mortal Kombat. An amazing first sequence followed by a baffling choice to sideline everyone in favour of a brand-new MMA washup, Cole Young. They chat about the cool fights, fan services and the missing tournament. Our theme song is...
  • First Time Watching Ewoks: The Battle for Endor

    Having never watched The Battle for Endor before, I was truly shocked by its opening. Two decades before Anakin will slaughter younglings in Revenge of the Sith, this light and fluffy children’s movie begins by brutally butchering most of the cast of the first film. Caravan of Courage’s kid...
  • Ranking Every MCU Movie & Disney+ Series – Falcon & Winter Soldier Update

    With the release of Avengers: Endgame, the first saga of the Marvel Cinematic Universe – The Infinity Saga – was completed. We may not know what grand form the franchise is set to compose next, even with the following few years’ worth of content mapped out, but the series will...
  • Could A Gundam Movie Succeed?

    Last week, Netflix announced that it was collaborating with Legendary Entertainment to produce a live-action Mobile Suit Gundam film. The Director of Kong: Skull Island, Jordan Vogt-Roberts, is attached to direct with award winning comic book writer Brian K. Vaughan writing the screenplay. Legendary and Sunrise had announced that...
  • First Time Watching Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure

    Finally putting an end to those irritating YouTube videos titled things like “The Star Wars movies they don’t want you to see,” Disney have added the 1980’s Ewok movies to Disney+, introducing a new generation to the bizarre made-for-TV films spinning off the furry aliens from Return of the...
  • Geek Out Weakly 18 – Nick Box: Indie Filmmaker, game developer, and more

    Aadil sits down with indie horror filmmaker turned game developer Nick Box. We chat about making independent films in the 2010s, the rise of indiscriminate platforms like amazon and turning to games development to put his art out in new ways and to new audiences. We also touch on...