Circle this on your Must Listen Podcasts

This week, I join Mark in discussing The Circle, starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks. What are our thoughts on 100% transparency?  And what about that awkward moment when you and hundreds of thousands of other viewers find your parents in bed doing some pumping up? Find our thoughts at The Spoiler Room. You can find The … Continue reading Circle this on your Must Listen Podcasts

Spoiler Room – Ghost in the Shell (1995)

On March 29th, I joined Mark "the Movieman" on his Spoiler Room Podcast to discuss 1995's Ghost in the Shell.  The crew cover many outstanding aspects of this anime classic that you don't want to miss. You can find our discussion of Ghost in the Shell at Special Mark Productions. Please note that it is created … Continue reading Spoiler Room – Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Spoiler Room – Fortress (1992)

On January 18, I participated in the Spoiler Room Podcast’s discussion on the 1992 sci-fi prison film Fortress starring Christopher Lambert, Loryn Locklin, and Kurtwood Smith. You can find our discussion of Fortress at Special Mark Productions. Please note that it is created for mature audiences and (as the title suggestions) contains spoilers.  The Spoiler Room Podcast … Continue reading Spoiler Room – Fortress (1992)

Spoiler Room – Fantastic Planet (1973)

On March 22, I participated in podcast for Fantastic Planet, directed by Rene Laloux.  The story is about a distant future where humans are taken by an alien species called the Draags and treated like pets or pests. Listen as we explore the life of Terr and look at all the things that make this bizarre … Continue reading Spoiler Room – Fantastic Planet (1973)

Spoiler Room Podcast – Terminator Genisys

On July 6, I participated in the Spoiler Room Podcast's discussion on Terminator Genisys.  The panel gives their insight, their predictions, and their thoughts about this movie. You can find a recording of the episode at Special Mark Productions. Here is the podcast recording of that discussion.  Please note that it is created for mature audiences and (as … Continue reading Spoiler Room Podcast – Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys (2015)

Who would have guessed back in 1984 that a line as simple as “I’ll be back” would turn out to be so prophetic?  Three decades later and we find Arnold returning once again to repeat those famous words on our movie screens. So it was with a high level of excitement, and an even higher … Continue reading Terminator Genisys (2015)

CHAPPiE (2015)

When I first saw previews for CHAPPiE, I convinced myself that this was just a modern day Short Circuit 2.  Though both films share similar themes and plot points, Neill Blomkamp ultimately delivers a more dramatic and satisfying look at humanity. On its surface, CHAPPiE is about a reprogrammed robot that is able to think … Continue reading CHAPPiE (2015)

Project Almanac (2014)

Ever want to go back to high school and change something important?  If only you knew then, what you know now, right?  Project Almanac follows a group of teenagers who suddenly discover the power to go back in time and do things differently. The movie is a bit of a time traveler itself, because it … Continue reading Project Almanac (2014)

Blackhat (2015)

In Michael Mann’s latest film Blackhat, we find ourselves exploring the world of modern cyber-crime.  Audiences may end up comparing this movie to 2001’s Swordfish, even though this movie was slower paced, far less slick, but certainly more believable. This story centers on Nick Hathaway, played by Chris Hemsworth.  He is serving time for his past … Continue reading Blackhat (2015)

The Device (2014)

This film is about two sisters (played by Angela DiMarco and Kate Alden) brought together after the death of their mother.  Near their family cabin, the sisters find an alien device shaped like a black croquet ball.  After a series of strange nightmares, one of the sisters (named Abby) learns that she has become pregnant, presumably … Continue reading The Device (2014)