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I Am Legend (feat. Nick Farmer, Linguist) : Episode 85

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I Am Legend

What: Will Smith is lonely in the post-apocalypse and fights zompires.
Directed by: Francis Lawrence
Starring: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan

Featuring guest co-host
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Nick Farmer, author and creator of The Expanse’s Belter language

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Armageddon (feat. Daniel Barker, Science Communicator) : Episode 83

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Armageddon

What: 💥💥💥 Blue collar everymen drilling a HUGE asteroid and then space explosions 💥💥💥
Directed by: Michael Bay
Starring: Bruce Willis, Michael Clarke Duncan, Liv Tyler, Owen Wilson, Steve Buscemi, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck

Featuring guest co-host
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Daniel James Barker of Uncertainty Principle the Podcast

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Independence Day: Resurgence : Episode 78

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Independence Day: Resurgence

What: Aliens return to Earth for revenge and to tap our milky center. Like Independence Day, but resurgent.
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Starring: Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Brent Spiner, Jessie T. Usher

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Edge of Tomorrow (Live. Die. Repeat.) : Episode 77

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Edge of Tomorrow (Live. Die. Repeat.)

What: Fifty First Dates with aliens (alt: Groundhog Day with aliens). Tom Cruise finds himself in a time loop.
Directed by: Doug Liman
Starring: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton, Brendan Gleeson

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Ender’s Game : Episode 74

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Ender’s Game

What: Chosen-one kid trains to lead humanity’s forces against insectoid aliens.
Directed by: Gavin Hood
Starring: Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld

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Passengers (feat. Adrian Falcone, Nerd) : Episode 72

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Passengers

What: Two really pretty people get to know each other in spaaaaaaace.
Directed by: Morten Tyldum
Starring: Christopher Pratt, Jennifer Lawrence, Lawrence Fishburne

Featuring guest co-host
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Adrian Falcone, general-purpose internet nerd

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Conan the Barbarian ’82 (feat. Joe Ruppel, History Nerd) : Episode 70

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Conan the Barbarian ’82

What: Arnold is awesome and cuts through a bunch of bad guys on his quest for revenge.
Directed by: John Milius
Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max Von Sydow

Featuring guest co-host
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Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix (feat. Eric Molinsky of Imaginary Worlds) : Episode 69

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Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix

What: Dolor Umbridge shows up at Hogwart’s and Harry bands together a group of students in secret to form “Dumbledor’s Army.”
Directed by: David Yates
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Gary Oldman

Featuring guest co-host
Eric Molinskey headshotEric Molinsky of Imaginary Worlds

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The Golden Compass : Episode 68

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The Golden Compass

What: Little girl has magic compass, goes north with an ARMORED POLAR BEAR to save many children.
Directed by: Chris Weitz
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards

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Star Trek Beyond (feat. Jolene Creighton of Futurism) : Episode 63

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Star Trek Beyond

What: Star Trek WITH EXPLOSIONS for the third time
Directed by: Justin Lin
Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Anton Yelchin, John Cho, Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella

Featuring guest co-host
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Jolene Creighton, managing editor at Futurism.com

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