Science Fiction Film Podcast

Episode Rundown

  • 03:53 - A pretty good movie with GREAT performances.
  • 07:45 - Dean relates to the blue-collared wayward boy.
  • 11:41 - Will's friends are honest, loyal, and tough.
  • 15:35 - No scarves allowed.
  • 21:25 - Danny Elfman's music is BAD in this movie.
  • 24:26 - A brawl with the bully.
  • 32:49 - Screenplay excellence.
  • 37:21 - Let's talk Skylar (Minnie Driver).
  • 39:26 - Ambition is not always good.
  • 44:09 - My math is wicked tough and way better than yours!
  • 46:26 - Keep the scarves away from Robin Williams!
  • 49:18 - A vaguely foreign hypnotist.
  • 56:14 - Will jabs, feints, and probes for weakness in Sean's personality.
  • 1:04:18 - Sean talks knowledge versus experience.
  • 1:09:38 - Creating trust with the patient.
  • 1:16:04 - Let it go! You aren't perfect.
  • 1:21:11 - Robin Williams' brilliance despite a bad Boston accent.
  • 1:27:53 - Matthew and Dean want stuff out of their conversations.
  • 1:31:12 - Dean is not going to schmooze.
  • 1:48:22 - Let him put a pinky in so we can watch Clerks!
  • 1:55:27 - Good dialogue focuses on the subtext.
  • 1:58:41 - Will wields the truth for purpose but not principle.
  • 2:09:37 - Masking fear with false virtue.
  • 2:12:12 - Gerry Lambeau's arrogance in assuming what's best.

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Episode Rundown

  • 00:54 - Miyazaki the anime hero
  • 05:08 - Shades of gray morality
  • 06:01 - Unburdened by Western political baggage
  • 08:53 - Ashitaka's empathy and respect for the opposition
  • 15:29 - The animation of combat
  • 22:23 - Progress as a bullet (and metaphor)
  • 24:04 - The Emishi
  • 27:00 - The fantasy setting & Human vs. Nature
  • 28:27 - The village attack
  • 30:15 - The stakes are high for Nature
  • 32:42 - Jigo's pragmatism
  • 36:35 - Lady Eboshi and Moro's attack run
  • 44:02 - The beauty and ruthlessness of Nature
  • 48:00 - Iron Town
  • 52:15 - Ashitaka's respect for Lady Eboshi despite their contention
  • 1:00:36 - San vs. Lady Eboshi with Ashitaka as the moderator
  • 1:05:22 - Nature's internal squabbling
  • 1:18:52 - Holding destructive and creative forces in balance
  • 1:25:29 - Lord Asano's troops get trounced at Iron Town
  • 1:30:54 - Moro doesn't hate all humans, only Lady Eboshi
  • 1:32:49 - Ashitaka's refusal to commit to hate
  • 1:40:20 - The inevitability of death, change, and rebirth
  • 1:46:22 - The unceremonious decapitation of the Forest Spirit
  • 1:50:26 - The Forest Spirit's death breathes life into the land

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Episode Rundown

  • 03:20 - Separating the art from the artist
  • 11:44 - Natalie Portman's thoughts on the movie now
  • 14:06 - Mathilda's confused feelings - Part 1
  • 15:32 - Who does the 'sexual misunderstanding' plot appeal to?
  • 18:07 - Age of consent around the globe - YUCK
  • 22:35 - Why did Leon never explicitly say, "NO!" to Mathilda's advances
  • 34:11 - The most French pants of all time
  • 42:30 - The setting as a heightened version of reality
  • 44:41 - Gary Oldman's improv and Stansfield's collision course
  • 46:56 - Please beat your children quieter
  • 49:27 - Mathilda's world before Leon
  • 51:19 - Stansfield as the Angel of Mercy
  • 54:07 - Don't sugar-coat how terrible life is to your children
  • 55:32 - Maybe just murder Mathilda and move on?
  • 57:11 - The Stansfield and Beethoven connection
  • 1:02:20 - Mad Oldman and Hot-Head Matt
  • 1:13:28 - Besson corrects Matthew's assessment of Natalie Portman
  • 1:15:19 - Leon's stunted social development
  • 1:24:27 - "S" comes after "K" except with sniper rifles and knives
  • 1:35:05 - Matthew is derailed when he forgets some names
  • 1:40:00 - Matthew's sketch playground "studies"
  • 1:42:29 - Mathilda's confused feelings - Part 2
  • 1:45:53 - The most distracted cop of all time
  • 1:48:16 - A couple of nerds discuss some vampire powers
  • 2:00:32 - Besson directs a child as if she were a woman. YUCK.
  • 2:04:40 - Mathilda's confidence withers under Stansfield's presence
  • 2:11:42 - "It's about time this child has sex." Luc Besson
  • 2:14:59 - "She asked for it." Matthew the Defendant

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Episode Rundown

  • 00:29 - Manipulating work subordinates with tragedy
  • 03:02 - Uncle Dean
  • 07:05 - The original AI takeover plot
  • 08:39 - 1970s science fiction flicks
  • 18:42 - Kickin' it in the shade with presidential whores
  • 19:52 - Overvaluing a machine's lack of emotion
  • 21:48 - Information versus knowledge - a deep cut
  • 28:58 - Where is the public outcry for such a crazy proposal?
  • 31:06 - The paradox of fallible beings creating infallible beings
  • 37:35 - Mo' money mo' problems and The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fu*k
  • 43:00 - The scale of the Colossus set piece
  • 46:58 - Eric Braeden's portrayal of Dr. Forbin
  • 52:03 - Colossus is single and looking to mingle
  • 55:39 - Facebook AI creates its own language
  • 58:06 - Google Eyeballs and the future of marketing
  • 1:06:48 - The only penalty is death
  • 1:11:54 - The machine versions of Mickey and Mallory Knox
  • 1:16:39 - It's not a phone it's a computer that can make calls
  • 1:21:39 - The abusive and controlling computer spouse
  • 1:24:19 - Exploiting the Colossus blind spot for human relationships
  • 1:32:15 - Colossus the porn director

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