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Join us as we discuss Solo: A Star Wars Story, the story of Han Solo. The movie focuses on a very young Solo, and we discuss how well we think that choice works. We discuss our thoughts on the performance of Alden Ehrenreich and how it compares to Harrison Ford. We discuss our thoughts on the plot as well as all of the supporting characters, including Donald Glover as Lando. We also talk about the fact that this is the second Star Wars film in 6 months and whether of not we are getting fatigued by Star Wars.

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Join us as we discuss Demolition Man, the masterpiece from 1993 starring Slyvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes. We discuss the performances of Stallone and Snipes as well as the performance of newcomer at the time, Sandra Bullock. We discuss the plot of the film and how well the film blended action and comedy. We discuss why this film holds up so well even after all these years and also discuss the film's eerily accurate production about life in the 21st century.

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Join us for a spoilerific discussion as we talk about Avengers: Infinity War. The film was the long awaited and much anticipated culmination of what the Marvel set in motion in 2008 with Iron Man.  We discuss whether or not we think it lived up to the insane hype, and whether or not we think it met our expectations. We discuss Thanos and how we felt he did as the "big bad" of the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe. We discuss our thoughts on all the other characters, of which there were many. We talk about if the film was able to hold interest while having so many characters. We even discuss our thoughts on that ending at length and discuss where we think the MCU goes from here.

 

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Join us as we discuss one of Paul's favorite genres, Westerns. We discuss exactly what it is we both love about the Western genre and what makes the genre unique. We mainly focus our discussion on one of the better westerns to come out since 2000, 3:10 to Yuma. We discuss how this film compares ot other recently released westerns. We discuss our thoughts on the characters and setting, as well as the performances of Russell Crowe and Christian Bale.

 

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Join us as we discuss one of Joseph's favorite films, Star Trek: The Undiscovered Country. We even have a special guest this episode, Jeffrey Collins. Joseph's older brother. Both he and Joseph are long time fans of Star Trek and discuss their love of this film and how it compares to the other films and Star Trek as a whole. Paul discusses the film from the perspective of a non-Star Trek fan and tries to see what all the fuss is about in regards to Star Trek. We also discuss the plot and characters of the film at length and discuss what this film meant for Star Trek as a whole.

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Join us as we discuss the film The Disaster Artist. The film about the making of The Room, the famous cult-classic "so bad it's good movie" starring and produced by Tommy Wiseau and his friend Greg Sestero.  We are both long time friends of The Room, and we discuss our thoughts on seeing the behind the scenes production. We also discuss our thoughts on the performances of James Franco (who we feel is deserving of an Academy Award Nomination), Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, and the surprisingly star-filled supporting cast. We even discuss how this movie had more heart than we were expecting and was frankly a better movie than we were expecting.

 

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Join us as we discuss the long awaited followup to The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi. We discuss the polarizing nature of the film and discuss whether or not the film met our expecations. We discuss the new characters and plot elements without concern for spoilers, so don't listen if you haven't seen the film. We even discuss the problems we had with the film and how we think it compares to all the other movies within the Star Wars franchise.

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Join us as we discuss the newest film with the DC Extended Universe, Justice League. The film all the other DC movies have been building to. We discuss our thoughts seeing these characters on screen together for the first time. We discuss our thoughts on Aquaman, Flash, and Cyborg who each make their first appearances. We also discuss the villain and plot. We even discuss where we think the DCEU goes from here.

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Join us as we discuss the newest film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor:Ragnarok. Marvel brought in comedic director Taika Waititi, most known for the film What We Do in the Shadows, for Thor, which means the film has a drastically different tone than many films within the MCU. We discuss the more comedic tone and our thoughts on it. We also discuss our thoughts on all of the returning characters and the new characters, including Jeff Goldblum as The Grandmaster. We discuss our thoughts on the villain Hela, played by the wonderful Cate Blanchett, and we discuss the areas we thought the film could have improved. 

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Join us as we discuss what Paul considers to be one of the best horror films of the last 25 years, 28 Days Later. The film was released in 2002 and popularized the "fast zombie" concept. We discuss our thoughts on the concept of fast zombies. We also discuss the performances of the fantastic cast, including the always great Cillian Murphy. We also discuss the themes and our thoughts on the ending and sequel. 

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Join us as we discuss one of Joseph's favorite films, and his favorite Pixar film, Inside Out. The film was released in 2015, and the always awesome Pixar tackled emotional depth and maturity in the movie. We discuss our thoughts on the film's discussion of emotional depth. We also discuss out thoughts on the characters and the two concurrent plots in the film. We even discuss our own thoughts in regards to emotion. 

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Join us as we discuss the most recent film starring the character King Kong, Kong: Skull Island. We really disagreed on this film. Paul really enjoyed it, while Joseph did not. We discuss the plot, characters, acting and theme and try to determine where our difference of opinion came from. We also discuss the theme of the film in depth as well as the star-studded cast. We also discuss the director's thoughts on CinemaSins and how we agree with many of his complaints.

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Join us as we discuss one of Paul's all time favorite films, Scott Pilgrim vs the World, which was directed by one of our favorite directors Edgar Wright. We discuss what it is we love so much about this film. We discuss how the film is able to do fan service right without feeling like it's pandering, unlike many other films aimed at geeks *cough* The Big Bang Theory. We discuss our thoughts on all the main characters and how even though they are interesing characters, they're still terrible people. We discuss our thoughts on all the awesome, stylized fight scenes, and we discuss so much more.

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Join us as we discuss the sequel to the cult classic film Tron. The film is titled Tron: Legacy and was released in 2010, 28 years after the original Tron. We discuss our thoughts on the plot, which we thought was much too convuluted for the intended audience. We discuss the new characters, as well as the performances by Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, and Jeff Bridges. We discuss the amazing visuals and how each Tron film has moved cinema forward, and we also discuss the fantastic soundtrack which was done by electronic music superstars Daft Punk.

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Join us as we discuss the newest sci-fi action adventure, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. We discuss how it compares to established universes since it is a first time adaption. We discuss our thoughts on the performances of the leads as well as the plot and world-building. We discuss where we think the film went wrong and what we would have liked to have seen. We even discuss the film's amazing visuals at length.

Also, seeing how this episode marks 1 year for us, we have something special for you guys. We actually answer some listener questions and give some shoutouts. So make sure you listen to the whole episode.

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Join us as we discuss the classic, sci-fi action adventure film Galaxy Quest. We discuss whether or not the film holds up after over a decade. We also discuss why the film does so well walking the line between comedy and action adventure film. We discuss all the little details that make it such a great love letter to Star Trek and thus science fiction films in general. We discuss what we thought of the performances of Tim Allen, Sam Rockwell, Alan Rickman, and Signourney Weaver. We even discuss the film's use of practical effects. Make sure you check out the episode and let us know your thoughts on the film.

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Join us as we discuss the 2008 film Speed Racer. The film was directed by the Wachowskis at the height of their popularity, immediately after the Matrix, and the film was a critical and commercial flop. Not many people enjoy the film, but we at C&C Geekcast have always enjoyed it. We discuss what it is we like about the film, including the characters, the plot, the performances, and the very distinct visual style. We even discuss our thoughts on why the film is so disliked by many. 

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Join us as we discuss the awesome action-adventure film The Mummy. No not the new with Tom Cruise, the 1999 film starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weiss. We discuss how well we think the film holds up after almost 20 years. We discuss our thoughts on the characters, the plot, and everything else that made the movie fun. We even discuss why we weren't interested in the new iteration of The Mummy and why we were uninterested in Universal's new Dark Universe.

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Join us as we discuss the classic animated film and a film we consider to be one of the best animated films ever, Spirited Away directed by Hayao Miyazaki. We discuss why we think this film is so special. We discuss our thoughts on the animation, characters, the story created, and the film's legacy. We even discuss our thoughts on the legendary director and discuss what it is that set him apart. 

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Join us as we discuss the newest film within the DC Cinematic Universe, Wonder Woman. We discuss how we think Wonder Woman compares to the first 3 films within the DC Cinematic Universe and discuss whether or not we think this puts DC back on the right track. We discuss what we think about Gal Gadot's performance as Wonder Woman. We also discuss our thoughts on Chris Pine as Steve Trevor and discuss our thoughts on all the supporting characters. We even talk about the plot and how well it introduced us to the character and Themiscrya. 

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