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Apr 23

The All-New Geek Actually Podcast Ep005 – Star Wars!

All-New-Geek-Actually-2015Welcome to the All-New Geek Actually Podcast

Welcome to the All-New Geek Actually Podcast – This week we talk about Artificial Intelligence, The Three Strikes Law, ID4 2, Mark Ruffalo, Star Trek, Japanese game shows and the Star Wars trailer! We also have some weird food and a film review of “While We’re Young”.

And Richard Gray is back too!

Hosted by: David McVay and Dave Longo with guest Richard Gray

As always this episode carries an explicit tag due to possible bad language.

SHOWNOTES

Tech and Geek News

Ex Machina seems to have gotten the science right.
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2015/04/this-movies-realistic-ai-scared-the-shit-out-of-me/

What is the current state of torrenting now?
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2015/04/iinet-lost-its-fight-against-dallas-buyers-club/
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2015/04/iinet-lost-to-dallas-buyers-club-what-happens-next/

How does the Three Strikes Law work?
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2015/04/australias-new-anti-piracy-code-is-being-signed-off-by-acma/

And just to add insult to injury…
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2015/04/australian-government-considering-implementing-gst-on-overseas-purchases-netflix-subscriptions/

The Impending Robot Apocalypse

We here at Geek Actually Central don’t believe in the fairy tale that is a zombie apocalypse, however we have been collecting evidence for years that The Impending Robot Apocalypse is not that far away. I, for one, salute our robot overlords!

I see dead people!
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3022251/Google-patents-download-robot-personalities-says-one-day-able-download-apps-replicate-celebrity-deceased-loved-one.html

Film Actually

What we’ve been watching

Daredevil and more Star Trek!

Entertainment News

Judd Hirsh and Bill Pullman are back for Independence Day 2
http://www.firstshowing.net/2015/judd-hirsch-bill-pullman-are-both-back-for-independence-day-2/

Zemeckis adapts another award winning documentary
http://www.firstshowing.net/2015/steve-carell-joins-robert-zemeckis-adaptation-of-marwencol-doc/

The second Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer hits. ‘nuff said
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngElkyQ6Rhs

Patty Jenkins left Marvel and has now joined DC
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/wonder-woman-movie-finds-a-789099

Mark Ruffalo reveals why there is no stand alone Hulk film yet.
http://collider.com/new-hulk-solo-movie-mark-ruffalo-says-universal-owns-the-rights/

Film Review

‘While We’re Young’ written and directed by Noah Baumbach. It stars Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried.

A middle-aged couple’s career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives. Source: IMDB

Watch the trailer here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v726Dufa3IU

Weird Food

Chocobatch!!!
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2015/04/this-life-size-benedict-cumberbatch-was-made-with-500-bars-of-chocolate/

And Finally, Just because we can…

More unbelievable Japanese game shows.
http://gawker.com/japanese-late-night-show-makes-guys-sing-karaoke-while-1698217692

 

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