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Oct 08

The All-New Geek Actually Podcast Ep019 – Welcome Back Ridley

Welcome to the All-New Geek Actually Podcast Episode 19

This week we talk about giving our workforce to the robots, Grant Morrison’s take on Wonder Woman, an all new Moon Knight (was it all just a dream), Watchmen coming to TV and Kevin Feige weighs in on Rhonda Rousey. All this plus trailers for The X-Files and Jessica Jones, what we’ve been watching and reading and a review of Ridley Scott’s The Martian.

This is the All-New Geek Actually Podcast, the podcast about nothing and everything filtered through the geek perspective.

Hosted by: David McVay, Dave Longo, Jaime Lawrence, Nicholas McVay and guest Luke Lancaster

Note: We also have a great new giveaway, head here for more info.

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

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What We’ve Been Reading, Watching and Playing

Movies & TV: Pacific Rim, Doctor Who Series 9, Pan, Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist, Prometheus, San Andreas, The Muppets, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S3, Star Wars Rebels, Mr Robot.

Comics/Books: Preacher, Black City

Games: X-Wing, Star Wars RPG

Geek News

Impending Robot Apocalypse News

Let’s give all our workforce away in favour of robots – What could go wrong?
http://t.co/UBKbnYAPxz

Wonder Woman: Earth One has a release date:
http://icv2.com/articles/news/view/32619/wonder-woman-earth-one

Lemire writing new Moon Knight – everything was in his head?
http://icv2.com/articles/news/view/32635/jeff-lemire-to-write-moon-knight

Film News

Watchmen on TV?
http://icv2.com/articles/news/view/32660/watchmen-show-hbo

Sigourney Weaver confirmed in new Ghostbusters:
http://icv2.com/articles/news/view/32621/sigourney-weaver-ghostbusters

Kevin Feige on Rhonda Rousey:
http://au.ign.com/articles/2015/10/01/marvel-boss-responds-to-ronda-rouseys-captain-marvel-campaign

New Bond theme! (Already Pulled)

And trailers drop for:

The X-Files
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1SmJUBT5q0

Jessica Jones
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUDQJ3fzqTs

Jaime’s wanky academic question of the week

Who is the target audience for film? When we look at a film, how does our difference from that audience affect our perceptions?

Film Review

“The Martian” directed by Ridley Scott and written by Drew Goddard based on the novel by Andy Weir. It Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Pena, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Sebastian Stan.

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Source IMDB

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ue4PCI0NamI

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