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Nausicaa (feat. Miles Greb, comic creator) : Episode 91

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Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

What: In humanity’s tenuous recovery from their self-imposed apocalypse, the Princess Nausicaa fights for peace and to basically save the world.
Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki
Starring: Sumi Shimamoto, Mahito Tsujimura, Hisako Kyôda, Allison Lohman, Patrick Stewart, Uma Thurman, Edward James Olmos, Shia LaBeouf

Featuring guest co-host
Miles Greb
Miles Greb, creator of the comic After the Gold Rush

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Prometheus : Episode 90

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Prometheus

What: An origin story for humans. And some other species.
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Starring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce, Logan Marshall-Green

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Oasis : Episode 88

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Oasis (Amazon Original Pilot)

What: A Chaplain is called to help out on a space settlement. Based on Michel Faber’s ‘The Book of Strange New Things’.
Directed by: Kevin Macdonald
Starring: Richard Madden, Flora Spencer-Longhurst, Moshidi Motshegwa, Haley Joel Osment

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Ghost in the Shell [2017] (feat. Jolene Creighton of Futurism) : Episode 86

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Ghost in the Shell [2017]

What: Scarlett Johansson-bot kicks a bunch of butt and questions the nature of self and it’s all very pretty.
Directed by: Rupert Sanders
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano

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

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The Space Between Us (feat. Chris Noessel, UI Expert) : Episode 80

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The Space Between Us

What: Tween love story in SPAAAAAAAACE and on MARRRRRRRRRS
Directed by: Peter Chelsom
Starring: Gary Oldman, Asa Butterfield, Britt Robertson, Carla Gugino

Featuring guest co-host
Chris Noessel
Chris Noessel, User Interface Expert from Sci-Fi Interfaces

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (feat. Brandon Rollins, Game Designer) : Episode 79

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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

What: Bill Preston and Ted Logan are two totally excellent dudes facing one most heinous history exam.
Directed by: Stephen Herek
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin

Featuring guest co-host
Brandon Rollins
Brandon Rollins, creator of War Co. Expandable Card Game

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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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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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The Expanse VFX Calin Munroe

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An Interview: The Expanse VFX

What: We talk to Cailin Munroe, VFX Producer on The Expanse, about how they so thoroughly flesh out the visual world of the show.

An interview with
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Show Notes

We did an interview! Since it’s not the normal format, we’re releasing this as a bonus halfway between normal episodes. And we took Peter Van Loon’s suggestion for alternate naming!
We talk here with Cailin Munroe from The Expanse all about a bunch of stuff: the role of the producer, on-set work, diaper butts, ship designs, physics FX, device and environment UI, space hair, dogs barking, matte paintings, 3D animated sets, the next form of the blue goo ☠️

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