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Join us as we discuss one of Paul's favorite films of 2016, Hell or High Water.  We discuss how the film compared to many westerns of old and was basically a modern day western. We also discuss the characters and the performances of the star-studded cast, with special attention being paid to Jeff Bridges and Ben Foster. We also discuss the fact that we think Ben Foster is continually snubbed in conversations about fantastic actors. We also discuss how we thought the film kept the tension up with such a simple plot. We even discuss the setting and how the setting compliments the story.

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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 newest film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Spiderman Homecoming. The film is Spiderman's introduction to the MCU Universe after an extended cameo within Captain America: Civil War. We discuss how we think the introduction was handled. We discuss our thoughts on Tom Holland as Spiderman and Peter Parker. We even compare his performance to the performances of Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire. We talk about how we think the esteemed actor Micheal Keaton did as Vulture, discuss our thoughts on Tony Stark's role in the film, and we even take the time to rank the Spiderman films and Spiderman actors.

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Join us as we discuss Edgar Wright's newest film, Baby Driver. Edgar Wright is one of our favorite directors, so we discuss how Baby Driver compares to his other movies we enjoy. We also discuss the plot, characters, and performances of each of the all-star cast. we even discuss the film's deep incorporation of music and how well we thought that was accomplished. 

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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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Join us as we discuss Terminator 2: Judgement Day. The film is approaching its 26th anniversary and we discuss why we think the film holds up so well. We also discuss why we think the film is one of the top 5 action films of all time. We also discuss our thoughts on the action, the plot, as well as all the characters. We even compare the film to another great action film, Aliens.

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Join us as we discuss the newest film within the Alien franchise, Alien: Covenant. This film is a direct sequel to Prometheus but still set before the events of the original Alien. We discuss the timeline and compare it to other films within the Alien franchise, including Prometheus. We also discuss our thoughts on all the new characters introduced as well as each of the performances. We even discuss the plot and theme of the film in detail, and we rank the Alien films. 

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Join us as we discuss Mad Max: Fury Road. Paul's favorite action movie and a film we consider to be one of the best action films of all time. We discuss what makes the film so special. We discuss our thoughts on the action, and we discuss how the simple plot is a lot less simple than it seems. We also discuss our thoughts on Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron, and this movie's endless rewatchability. We even discuss the special Black and Chrome edition a bit and give our thoughts on black and white editions of films. 

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Join us as we discuss the newest film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. We really enjoyed the first Guardians of the Galaxy as we made clear on a previous episode. We discuss how we think Guardians of the Galaxy 2 compares to the first film we loved and how it compares to the other films within the MCU. We discuss our thoughts on the characters and new characters, plot, and we discuss our thoughts on the addition of Kurt Russell. We also discuss our thoughts on the future MCU films, and we also have some big news at the end of the episode.

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Join us as we discuss the sci-fi classic The Fifth Element. The film is nearing its 20th anniversary and it's still just as great as ever. We discuss why it holds up so well and what makes this film so special. We also discuss our thoughts on all the characters, as well as the performances by Bruce Willis, Milla Jokovich, and Gary Oldman. We even discuss our thoughts on the universe created and how the universe compares to other great sci-fi universes.

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Join us as we discuss the classic action, horror film Predator, starrring Arnold Schwarzenegger. The film is coming up on it's 30th anniversary. We discuss whether or not we think the film holds up after all this time and why. We discuss why Predator is considered a classic among action movie fans. We discuss our thoughts on all the characters, and we also discuss our thoughts on the future of the Predator franchise.

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Join us as we disuss the reboot of the classic Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series. The movie is simply titled Power Rangers. We discuss how we think the film compares to the original series. We discuss our thoughts on the new incarnations of all the classic characters. We also discuss our thoughts on the new universe and the new incarnation of Rita Repulsa. We even discuss where we think the movies go from here because there are many more planned.

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Join us as we discuss the newest film within the rebooted Star Trek universe, Star Trek: Beyond, starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, and introducing Sofia Boutella as Jaylah. We discuss how we think this film compares to the other films within the rebooted Star Trek universe. We even discuss how we think it compares to the original Star Trek films. We also discuss our thoughts on all the new characters introduced for this film, including the villain Krall, played by Idris Elba, and Jaylah, played by Sofia Boutella. Lastly, we discuss where we think Star Trek goes from here as well as our thoughts on the coming Star Trek television series.

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Join us a we discuss the sci-fi masterpiece Arrival, starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker. We discuss our thoughts on their performances as well as our thoughts on the plot and central theme of the film. We also discuss how we think it compares to the other Oscar nominees this year, as well as the power of sci-fi and the power of music in film. Lastly, we discuss our thoughts on the movies big twist. if you've seen it, you know exactly what we're talking about.

 

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Join us as we discuss the sci-fi action, horror classic Aliens starring the late Bill Paxton and Sigourney Weaver. We discuss why we think the film holds up so well, even in comparison to current action movies. We discuss our thoughts on all the characters, especially the characters of Newt and Ripley. We discuss how we think the film compares to Alien and the other films within the Alien franchise, as well as our thoughts on the future movies within the Alien universe. We even have some fun little facts for you guys on this episode.

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Join us as we discuss Logan, the newest film in the X-Men universe, and a film we consider to be the best superhero film of all time. We discuss why we rank this film so highly among superhero films, and we also discuss our thoughts on the performances of Patrick Stewart and Hugh Jackman, who return for their latest and greatest performances, and we even give our thoughts on newcomer Dafne Keen as X-23. We even speculate a little about where we see the X-Men movies going from here and discuss our thoughts on the impact of Logan on superhero films as a whole.

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Join us as we discuss one of our favorite action movie franchises, John Wick: starring Keanu Reeves. John Wick was released in 2014 to critical and commercial acclaim, and the sequel was released just a couple of weeks ago. The sequel is as good, if not better than the original. We discuss what makes these action movies so special and enjoyable. We discuss our thoughts on the universe, Keanu Reeves, the characters, and anything else we can think of.

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Join us as we discuss one of the best animated films of recent memory. We discuss Laika's most recent masterpiece, Kubo and the Two Strings. It's one of our favorite animated films in a long time and also one of our favorite films of 2016. We discuss how the animation and story simply blew us away and how it was unlike few films we've ever seen. If you haven't seen the film yet, make sure to take the time to watch it, and then come back and listen to our thoughts.

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We've reached the end of 2016, and so much has happened. Listen to us discuss our thoughts on just a few of the multitude of movies released this year. We discuss the movies that disappointed us the most, we discuss our favorite movies of the year, and we also discuss the films we're looking forward to in 2017. Unfortunately, no episode about 2016 would be complete without discussing the celebrity deaths, so we take a minute to discuss the life and death of the awesome Carrie Fisher.

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Episode 12: Rogue One, a Star Wars story

On this episode we're going to be discussing one of our most anticipated films of all time, Rogue One, a Star Wars story. We're going to be discussing our thoughts on all the characters introduced for this film, we're going to be discussing how well this film ties in to the original Star Wars Trilogy, and we're also going to discuss whether or not we think this film lives up to the hype and our expectations.

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In honor of Christmas, we're going to be talking about the recent Christmas inspired horror-comedy, Krampus. We're going to be discussing the mythology of Krampus. We're also going to be discussing our many thoughts on the film, including the characters and the film's adaption of the Krampus myth. We're also going to be discussing whether or we think it's worth watching this Holiday Season.

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On this episode we're going to be discussing one of our favorite films within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Guardians of the Galaxy, which also happens to be one of the best space operas of recent memory. We're going to be discussing our thoughts on Marvel expanding into the intergalactic realm. We're also going to be discussing our thoughts on all the characters introduced, as well as the villain and of course Thanos. We're also going to be discussing how we think it compares to other great science fiction films.

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On this episode, we're going to be discussing the newest film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Doctor Strange. We're going to be discussing how well Marvel introduced us to a completely new character and completely new elements of the universe. We're also going to be discussing the film's distinct visual style, and we're also going to be speculating about where the MCU goes from here.

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On this episode we're going to be discussing Paul's favorite film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain America: Civil War. We're going to be discussing how well the movie worked with just about every character within the Marvel Cinematic Universe making an appearance, and we're going to be discussing our thoughts on the introductions of the new characters, Black Panther and Spiderman. We're also going to be discussing the road to Civil War and how the conflict was inevitable and where we think the Marvel Cinematic Universe goes from here. And last, but certainly not least, we're going to be discussing our thoughts on the awesome villain and the huge and amazing airport scene.

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On this episode we're going to be discussing one of our favorite horror films and one of our favorite movies, Cabin in the Woods, directed by Drew Goddard and produced by Joss Whedon. We're going to be discussing what makes this film such a great horror movie and how it's such a great horror movie while being a homage and a satire of horror movies. We're also going to be discussing this film's infinite rewatchability due to all the easter eggs thrown in. Also, please welcome our first guest ever this episode. Our friend and huge movie buff Eric Ravenscraft, senior editor at Lifehacker.

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On this episode we're going to be discussing one of the greatest sci-fi horror films of all time, Alien directed by Ridley Scott. We're going to be discussing what makes this film such a terrific and scary horror film and what has given the film its lasting legacy. We're also going to be discussing what makes Ridley such a great character and discussing why she is considered one of the greatest horror movie heroes.

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On this episode we're going to be discussing the film Vertigo, Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece. We're going to be discussing the film's lasting legacy as one of the greatest films ever made. We're also going to be discussing Alfred Hitchcock, his approach to making films, and why he is considered one of the greatest directors ever and the Master of Suspense.

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Episode 4: Citizen Kane

On this episode we're going to be discussing our thoughts on Citizen Kane, Orson Welles' masterpiece and arguably the greatest film ever made. We're going to be discussing whether or not Citizen Kane is the greatest film ever made and giving our thoughts about what makes it such an important film.

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