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Hidden Figures (feat. Joe Ruppel, History Nerd) : Episode 82

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Hidden Figures

What: The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians and their contributions to the early American space program.
Directed by:  Theodore Melfi
Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kirsten Dunst,Kevin Costner, Aldis Hodge

Featuring guest co-host
Joe Ruppel PhotoJoe Ruppel, history nerd and our co-bff

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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 1 (feat. Liam Ginty) : Episode 73

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Black Mirror Season 3, Part 1 (feat. Liam Ginty)

What: Like the Twilight Zone, but scifi.
Created by: Charlie Brooker
Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Kelly Macdonald, Wyatt Russell, Jerome Flynn, Alex Lawther

Featuring guest co-host
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Liam Ginty, host of Voices From L5

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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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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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Outlander (feat. Lee from Viking Age) : Episode 67

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Outlander

What: Viking space Jesus stars in Beowulf, and then Predator. Get to the space-choppa.
Directed by: Howard McCain
Starring: Jim Caviezel, Sophia Myles, Ron Perlman

Featuring guest co-host
Lee Accomando headshotLee Accomando of Viking Age Podcast

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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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Minority Report (feat. Eliot Peper, author) : Episode 65

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Minority Report

What: Tom Cruise running and a future justice system where technology can predict murders before they are committed.
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Starring:  Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Coillin Farrell, Max Von Sydow, Peter Stormare

Featuring guest co-host
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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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Carpenter’s The Thing (feat. Cae & Ryan) : Episode 61

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John Carpenter’s The Thing

What: An alien life form threatens humanity at an antarctic research facility
Directed by: John Carpenter
Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David

Featuring guest co-hosts

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Caelum Rale, artist Ryan Bingham, lawyer

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