Tag Archives: Movies

Signal Boost #5: A Conversation about CoGeeko Ergo Sum

16 May

In today’s episode of Signal Boost, Shaun and Jen have a conversation about their earliest memories of geekdom and how they came into their love of SFF from very different directions. In addition, they both have their mini-boosts for the week! Shaun cheats and boosts THREE things. That rapscallion.

We hope you enjoy the episode!

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#58. Night Watch (2004) w/ Juan Sanmiguel — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

15 May

Gloom travels, Shadowrun, and post-soviet-collapse Russia, oh my! Shaun, Jen, and Paul, discuss the Russian urban fantasy blockbuster film, Night Watch, with special guest, Juan Sanmiguel! The group discuss American audience prejudice against foreign genre films, the fact that they’re probably missing a lot of cultural clues, and how Night Watch does a better job portraying female characters than most US urban fantasy.

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Signal Boost #3: A Conversation about Marvel’s Nazi Problem

2 May

In today’s episode of Signal Boost, Shaun and Jen introduce their whole new format: Conversations! Today, we discuss Marvel’s Nazi Problem: how Marvel has betrayed the character of Captain America, how upsetting this is in today’s political climate, and what we’re going to do about it. In addition, during our mini-boosts, we each share two things that we’re excited about. We hope you’ll enjoy them, too.

We hope you enjoy the episode!

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Torture Cinema Poll: Mayday!

1 May

Well, everyone, Babylon AD was pretty awful. More awful than some of us remembered. So good job on your April pick! This time around, there are no redeeming features to any of these movies. We swear. None. So pick away and be confident that whatever you do choose, it will be torturous for our participants!!

322. Babylon A.D. (2008) — A Torture Cinema “Adventure” w/ DongWon Song

27 Apr

Baby taxis, french insults, and white messiahs, oh my! This month, in the most french episode we’ve ever had, Alex, Julia, David, and special guest, DongWon Song, review the problem-plagued film, Babylon AD. We’re pretty sure that this episode of Torture Cinema contains more action than Michelle Yeoh gets in the entire movie. Seriously. Michelle fucking Yeoh.

We hope you enjoy the episode!

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