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#23. Edge of Tomorrow (2014) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast w/ Rachael Acks

13 Jun

Exoskeletons, Tom Cruise dying-in-movie fantasies, and alien time loopers, oh my!  Shaun, David, Paul, and Mike are joined by Rachael Acks (AGAIN) to take on the brand new Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt vehicle, Edge of Tomorrow (adapted from Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s All You Need is Kill).  A little death never hurt anybody!

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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

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Film Review: The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010) — A (World) SFF Film Odyssey

12 Jun The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)

Readers may be familiar with director Luc Besson’s previous work, which includes the excellent films like The Fifth Element (1997), Leon the Professional (1994; featuring a quite young Natalie Portman), or the lesser-known, but personal favorite, Unleashed (2005; featuring Jet Li, Morgan Freeman, and the late Bob Hoskins).  These are wildly different films, but they are a testament to Besson’s versatility as a writer and director.  The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (Les aventures extraordinaires d’Adèle Blanc-Sec; 2010), seems, then, to be a departure from what has come before, in no small part because this is a film which is coded for a younger audience by its humor and delivery.  In that respect, it is a fun, if not somewhat uneven adventure comedy. Continue reading

206. Inspector Gadget (1999) — A Torture Cinema “Adventure” w/ Justin Landon (sorta)

3 Jun

Go go Gadget helicopter!  Shaun, Paul, and Julia sacrifice our childhood’s to tackle the infamous 1999 adaptation of Inspector Gadget.  Justin Landon makes a brief appearance, but manages to save himself from a full torture…

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Inspector Gadget (1999)

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#22. Godzilla (2014) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast w/ Rachael Acks

1 Jun

Giant monsters, nukes, and sad skyscrapers, oh my!  Shaun, David, and Paul are joined by Rachael Acks to take on the brand new Godzilla movie.  Prepare to be stomped!

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Godzilla (2014)

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#21. Prince of Darkness (1987) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

27 May

Possessions, creepy churches, and mirror demons, oh my! For our 21st Shoot the WISB discussion, Shaun, David, and Paul tackle John Carpenter’s 1987 low-budget horror flick, Prince of Darkness.

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Note:  This episode was selected as a perk for Shaun’s Worldcon fundraiser by Usman Malik. The fundraiser is, as of this posting, $115 shy of completion.  If you would like to help out, please head to the GoFundMe page and donate!

Spoiler Alert:  the following podcast contains spoilers for the film being reviewed; if you wish to see the film without having it ruined for you, download this podcast and save it for later.

Prince of Darknes (1987)

 

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