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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 the spin-off movie about one of the best characters from The Lego Movie, Lego Batman played by Will Arnett. Lego Batman now has his own film, released just a couple of weeks ago. We discuss our thoughts on this incarnation of Batman as well as the new incarnations of Robin, Batgirl, and all of Batman's villains. We also discuss our thoughts on the Lego Cinematic Universe that Warner Brothers is creating. We also discuss how we think this film is a love letter to the character and mythos of Batman. 

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Join us for the next episode of our reboot month. On this episode we discuss the classic Paul Verhoeven film Robocop, and we compare it to the remake of the same name which was released in 2014. We couldn't come to a consensus as to which film was better, so listen to us discuss what each one of us liked and didn't like about the original and the remake. 

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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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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 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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