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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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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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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

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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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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

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Nick Farmer, linguist, creator of The Expanse’s Belter language

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Interstellar (Part 2) : Episode 39

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Interstellar (Part 2)

What: Interstellar gives us lots to talk about again! Here we discuss the second part of the movie: the part with all of the physics!
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow, Matt Damon, Michael Caine, Casey Afflek, Wes Bentley

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Contact (Carl Sagan) : Episode 22

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Contact

What: In Contact SETI discovers a legitimate alien signal and then we love Carl Sagan so much.
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Bill Clinton, David Morse, William Fichtner

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Top 5 Science Fiction TV Shows : Episode 18

Holiday Special: Our Top 5 Sci-Fi TV Shows

What: Our combined top 5 science fiction TV shows. Spoiler-free as much as humanly possible?
How: The main criteria: “what would you recommend to someone else?”

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