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Damning Moral Intuitions – Q&A #1 – decipherSciFi 81

Q&A #1

What: Our first Q&A episode! Wherein we answer the MOST INTERESTING QUESTIONS FROM THE INTERNET!

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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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Arrival – part 2 – Alien Language (feat. Nick Farmer) : Episode 66

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Arrival

What: Aliens arrive, and talk communicate with a human linguist. In this second episode on the film,  we cover all of the language stuff!
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker

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

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Arrival – part 1 (feat. Jolene & Adrian) : Episode 64

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Arrival

What: Aliens arrive, and talk communicate with a human linguist.
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker

Featuring guest co-hosts

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Jolene Creighton, managing editor at Futurism.com Adrian Falcone (@AdrianBFalcone), internet nerd

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The Day the Earth Stood Still (feat. Scott Wayne Indiana, artist) : Episode 53

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

What: A humanoid alien visits earth and presents humanity with its options.
Directed by: Robert Wise
Starring:  Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Gort

Featuring guest co-host
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Scott Wayne Indiana, creator of Lotus Dimension

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Battlefield Earth (feat. Daniel Mann, Programmer Nerd) : Episode 16

Battlefield Earth

What: Barry Pepper struggles to lead humanity against an oppressive alien occupation, lead by John Travolta.
Directed by: Roger Christian
Starring: Barry Pepper, John Travolta, Forrest Whitaker

With guest co-host:
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Daniel Mann

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