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Join us as we discuss the long awaited sequel to the film everyone knows and loves Jumanji. The sequel is entitled Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and this time it's centered around a video game. On paper, it seems like this had the potential to be an awful film, but we and many other were pleasantly surprised. We discuss what the film did right and things we think it could have done better. We discuss the cast as well as the plot and how it compares to the original Jumanji.

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Join us as we discuss the Guy Ritchie crime comedy from 2000, Snatch. We discuss our thoughts on the film including our thoughts on Guy Ritchie's distinct visual style. We also discuss all of the ensemble cast as well as our thoughts on the plot and even the way the film is structured. We even discuss if we think the film holds up, considering it's almost 20 years old, and how it compares to other similar films.

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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 we consider one of the best horror films of 2017, IT. The film is a remake of a film from 1990, and both are adapted from a very popular Stephen King novel. We discuss how the films compare to each other, and even discuss our thoughts on the adaption. We discuss our thoughts on the performances of all the child actors, as well as Bill Skarsgard who played the creature Pennywise. We even discuss our thoughts on some of the decisions made and talk about areas we think the film could have improved. Lastly, we discuss our thoughts on the forthcoming part 2 and even give our future casting wish list.

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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 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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