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Podcast #158 - Terminator: Genisys Has Jumped The Shark With Frickin' Lasers    Right-click to download the latest podcast

Airdate: 17 Apr 2015

- A new, amazing teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is released
- The BB-8 ball droid is real
- The non-original Star Wars series is now available for streaming/download
- Updated Roku 2 and 3 upgrades are now available
- CBS All Access is now available on Roku
- HBO Now arrives, but only on Apple hardware (for now)
- AMC Theaters and Dolby Labs team up to bring you theaters with frickin' lasers
- DTS releases information about DTS:X
- Visio releases a new line of UHD TVs from $599 to $3,999
- Furious 7 continues to dominate global markets
- Wonder Woman gets a new director
- Trailer: Terminator: Genisys
- Trailer: Ant-Man
- Markus and McFeely team up (again) for Infinity War
- The next Spider-Man will still be Peter Parker
- Trailer: Avengers: Age of Ultron (final)
- Olivia Munn confirmed as Psylocke for X-Men Apocalypse
- Did you tweet for Idris Elba to be James Bond? It's your fault that he won't.
- Horror game Five Nights at Freddy's will be a movie
- A script for Incredibles 2 is in the works
- Stephen King's Dark Tower series to get the movie treatment at Sony
- Could Jeff Goldblum return for a role in Jurassic World?

The other podcast that I'm on: TGP Nominal
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Podcast #157 - I Regret That I Don't Have A Pithy Title For This One    Right-click to download the latest podcast

Airdate: 5 Apr 2015

- FCC filing shows that new Roku players are forthcoming (Update since show: They're here! More in the next show.)
- Samsung's latest flagship TV to start at $6,500
- That Michael Biehn comment about the next Aliens was actually not his
- Furious 7 has a massive debut weekend at $147 million domestically
- Sony plans not just a Ghostbusters movie but a cinematic universe
- Mission Impossible 5's name is Rogue Nation
- The Russo brothers will direct both Avengers: Infinity War movies
- Atlanta casting call happens to coincide with Captain America 3 filming dates
- Steven Spielberg to direct movie adaptation of 80s geek tribute Ready Player One
- Jason Segel to write and co-direct LEGO movie The Million Brick Race
- Bradley Cooper will make his directorial debut with yet another remake of A Star Is Born
- Lawsuit against AMC Theaters over anti-competitive behaviors will go forth
- Ryan Reynolds shows off his official Deadpool costume...
- ...and continues the fight to make Deadpool an R-rated movie
- Teaser: Spectre
- Tim Burton will direct a live-action Dumbo
- Disney sets a live-action adaptation of Winnie The Pooh...
- ...as well as a live-action Mulan
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer attached to Age Of Ultron
- Trailer: Mad Max: Fury Road
- Release date set for Pride And Prejudice And Zombies
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt to produce and star in Fraggle Rock movie
- Stephen Amell to play Casey Jones in TMNT 2
- The story behind the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie
- Dennis Hopper's final movie reaches its Kickstarter goal
- Super Troopers 2 crushes its Indiegogo goal
- The story behind the restoration of the DeLorean from Back To The Future
- Help to save Film Threat!
- Trailer: Poltergeist (2015)
- Hugh Jackman implies that the next Wolverine will be his last
- Jennifer Lawrence confirms that the next X-Men will be her last
- Adam West and Burt Ward will reprise their Batman and Robin roles for 50th anniversary animation
- You can win a fully-functional replica of the BTTF DeLorean (minus the time travel)
- An incredible replica (with an electric motor) of the Tron light cycle will go for auction
- Watch a 4-year effort to bring the Empire's viewpoint through incredible 80s anime style


Podcast #156 - Save All The Film!    Right-click to download the latest podcast

Airdate: 20 Mar 2015

- Ultra HD Blu-Ray is specification is close to being finalized
- Formal launch of Ultra HD download (not streaming) service coming soon
- Netflix films House of Cards third season in 6K
- Star Wars 8 will come in May 2017, Star Wars: Rogue One is the first spin-off
- Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens to be linked with novle Aftermath
- Michael Biehn confirmed for next Aliens movie (UPDATE SINCE SHOW: Turns out it was a fake Instagram account)
- Live-action Beauty and the Beast set for March 2017
- The Breakfast Club is returning to theaters
- Frozen 2 is in the works
- Trailer: Blade Runner: The Final Cut for upcoming UK re-release
- Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express gets a remake
- Star Trek 60th Anniversary conventions for 2016 announced
- Auditions for Star Trek 3 now being accepted for anyone in the Vancouver area
- What the Star Trek movies would look like with original Enterprise
- Extensive reference photographs of the original model of the Enterprise-E
- Johnny Depp hurts his hand and shows that there apparently no hospitals in Australia
- Tron 3 will be filmed in Vancouver this fall
- Goodfellas gets a 4K restoration and showing at Tribeca Film Festival
- Scarface remake gets a writer
- Captain America: Civil War starts shooting soon
- Toy Story 4 will be a "romantic comedy" (Ugh...)
- Trailer: Mr. Holmes
- Mad Max: Fury Road gets an R rating and a new trailer
- Christopher Nolan urges Hollywood to step up efforts to preserve film
- First Dragonriders of Pern movie gets a writer
- Kevin Smith confirms that Mallrats 2 is coming in homage to original producer
- Blue Thunder remake will be about drones, not Apache helicopters
- Trailer: Pixels
- Perth Mint releasing Star Trek coins for Tuvalu


Podcast #155 - I Have Been ... And Always Shall Be ... Your Fan    Right-click to download the latest podcast

Airdate: 9 Mar 2015

- Leonary Nimoy dies at 83
- Sony's UHD TV prices for 2015 leaked
- Apple bribes Time-Warner to release HBO NOW an an Apple TV exclusive
- Netflix to release the next Pee-Wee Herman movie
- Netflix to launch in Australia
- The Hobbit trilogy will release on disc on March 24
- This was a bad weekend for movies
- American Sniper hits $500M worldwide...
- ...as does Fifty Shades of Grey
- Some anonymous Academy voters continue to undermine my confidence in the Oscars
- All Oscar nominees can get this $160,000 gift package
- Trailer: Avengers: Age of Ultron #3
- Age of Ultron poster is released
- AMC Theaters are holding a 27-hour Marvel movie marathon
- Newly-restored version of The Breakfast Club will be shown at SXSW
- Harrison Ford is confirmed for Blade Runner sequel
- DreamWorks Animation takes a hit on Penguins and Peabody
- Neil Blomkamp admits "I F*cked It Up" with Elysium
- Lego Movie sequel gets a director
- Jason Momoa's first poster as Aquaman is...different
- JJ Abrams talks about more Star Wars trailers
- Warner and MGM team up for Tomb Raider reboot
- New Battle Cat from Master of the Universe reboot looks amazing
- Mission Impossible 5 pauses production to come up with a good ending
- Mel Brooks still wants to make Spaceballs 2
- Rumor: Steven Speilberg wants Chris Platt to reboot Indiana Jones franchise
- 35th Annual Razzie Awards
- Sesame Street tackles Birdman with Big Birdman parody

The other podcast that I'm on: TGP Nominal Episode 3
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Podcast #154 - Another Sordid Back-Slapping Session    Right-click to download the latest podcast

Airdate: 21 Feb 2015

- My friend Lady Spitfire interviews Poets of the Fall
- Nickelodeon will soon be available without a cable subscription
- Sling TV has launched, offering ESPN, AMC, and more
- Get free Roku stick or $50 off Roku 3 for three months of Sling TV
- Netflix launches in ... Cuba?!
- Target is exiting the digital movie business
- DO NOT discuss personal information in front of your new Samsung TV
- Samsung smart TVs interject their own ads, even if you're watching your own media
- Fifty Shades of Grey passes $300M worldwide
- Boyhood and Grand Budapest Hotel dominate the BAFTAs
- Sony and Marvel are now teaming up on future Spider-Man movies
- Sony is effectively leasing Spider-Man to Marvel
- Andrew Garfield will not be returning to play Sipder-Man
- What kind of sexual content risks an NC-17 rating according to an MPAA insider?
- Teens rush theater after being denied entry to Fifty Shades of Grey
- Morena Baccarin gets the female lead for Deadpool
- Meill Blomkamp to lead another Alien movie
- The new Halloween movie will be a -- recalibration??!
- Trailer: Hitman: Agent 47
- Assassin's Creed movie begins production
- Marion Cotillard signed on for three Assassin's Creed movies
- Rumor: Netflix is developing a live-action Legend of Zelda series
- Teaser: Fantastic Four
- Neighbors 2 to be released in May 2016
- There might be a Wolverine/Professor X team-up movie
- Trailer: The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
- The first behind-the-scenes footage for Spectre is released
- Eddie Murphy will agree to a fourth Beverly Hills Cop but only if the script is right
- Dumb And Dumber To piracy leads to more idiotic "John Doe" lawsuits
- One of the best explanations for the power of The One Ring
- Japanese army makes a fantastic Star Wars sculpture with 3,500 tons of snow
- Company (not Monster) makes a $10,000 Ethernet cable for idiots and gullible types

The other podcast that I'm on: TGP Nominal
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Podcast #153 - Fifty Shades Of Incomprehensible Sportsball    Right-click to download the latest podcast

Airdate: 5 Feb 2015

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UHD TVs represent over 50% of 55-inch or larger TV sales
- Mockingjay becomes the highest grossing film of 2014
- Mission Impossible 5 shifted to this summer
- Support Star Trek Continues
- DreamWorks trims down to two movies per year
- The Jetsons is coming to the big screen
- Sophie Turner will be Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocalypse
- Lionsgate wastes a ton of time and effort going after foreign torrenters
- Horror classic The Blob to be remade
- The Sound of Music to celebrate its 50th anniversary on the big screen
- Simon Pegg will co-write Star Trek 3
- The Interview crosses $40M in video-on-demand sales
- Amazon Studios will start releasing movies theatrically
- Fifty Shades of Grey becomes fastest-selling R-rated movie at Fandango
- Meet the Indominus Rex, Jurassic World's new dinosaur
- Disney confirms Star Wars: Ep 8 and Ep. 9 release dates
- Lucas slams the Oscars as a "political campaign"...
- ...and then complains about a lack of "substance" in Hollywood??
- New female Ghostbusters cast chosen
- Deadpool starts shooting in Vancouver next month
- Black Widow is back for Captain America 3
- Rumor: Next Star Wars teaser to be released with Avengers: Age of Ultron
- Astro Boy to become a live-action movie
- Jean-Claude Van Damme really wants to be in your movie
- Volumes of Blood indie horror festival premiering in Kentucky
- Ang Lee to film Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk in 3D 4K and high frame rate
- Oculus, the VR headset company, wants to make movie content for its headsets
- Leviathan director tells Russians to watch the pirated version
- Liam Hemsworth to star in Independence Day sequel
- The USS Enterprise docks in the Smithsonian for restoration
- Guardians of the Galaxy - 8-bit Cinema
- A 3,000-piece Avengers helicarrier can be yours for only $350


Podcast #152 - And The Oscar For Failure Goes To... The Academy    Right-click to download the latest podcast

Airdate: 16 Jan 2015

- The Oscar nominations are out, and they're quite bleached
- CES: Sharp Aquos UHD TV lineup announced
- CES: LG announces a 34-inch curved monitor for gamers
- CES: Nyko announces 3.5-inch hard drive expander for PlayStation 4
- CES: HP shows 4K and 5K UHD monitor lineups
- CES: RCA enters the UHD TV arena
- CES: Philips shows off the first UHD TV with laser lighting
- CES: Westinghouse introduces a new line of UHD TVs
- CES: UHD Blu-ray discs and hard drive storage units will arrive by the end of the year
- CES: Panasonic brings back the Technics brand for fools who love expensive placebos
- MHL Consortium releases standard and new cable specs to drive 8K TV
- Netflix is apparently cracking down on international VPN and proxy users
- Dish unveils low-cost streaming service with news and sports
- Roku will stream UHD TV on future models (PDF)
- Boyhood dominates the Golden Globes
- Fox, not Disney, brought in the most box office money in 2014
- Peter Jackson absolutely will not get to do The Silmarillion
- Scarlett Johansson signs on for Ghost In The Shell lead
- Disney sets release date for Ghost In The Shell and Jungle Book
- Escape From New York will get a remake with John Carpenter as executive producer
- James Cameron delays Avatar sequel until 2017
- Trailer: Avengers: Age of Ultron #2
- The Interview gets $31M in digital sales and rentals
- Assassin's Creed release date announced
- Next Planet of the Apes scheduled for 2017
- Gambit gets 2016 release date, Fantastic Four pushed up
- Deadpool gets winter 2016 release date
- Revenge of the Sith gets 3D release date in Anaheim
- Game of Thrones heads to IMAX theaters
- The Razzie nominations are announced


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