Slice of SciFi #273: TV and Movie Geeking

In the News:

  • Author Rudy Rucker offers some new avenues for sci-fi to explore.
  • WiFi on airlines isn’t taking off.
  • Find out about the new ultra-batteries.

Special Segment: A Multiverse News report featuring Nigel Blackwood

Movie Talk:

  • Christopher Nolan talks about “Inception”
  • Could “The Hobbit” lose Gandalf?

Slice of Trivia: Kurts back with some new clips to test the crew and you.¬† Can you figure them out before the studio crew does? And don’t forget Kurt needs your clips for future trivia segments. Send them: sliceoftrivia@gmail.com

TV Talk:¬†Much more talk about the new season of “Warehouse 13.”

Interview:¬†Interested in what’s coming up for you to watch on TV and on the summer movie slate this year? Well, the Slice of SciFi crew indulges in some lively geeking about this year’s summer movies and TV shows.

In the Future:

  • Neil Gaiman has postponed his vampire book because he thinks the market is over saturated with books about blood suckers.
  • Zack Snyder says he’s not convinced “Sucker Punch” should be in 3-D.

Listener comments: If you have any suggestions or comments, please let us know. (Our Voicemail Number: 206-339-TREK). Keep your comments brief, or funny, and maybe you’ll hear your message on the voicemail show!


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Comments

  1. ejdalise says

    Great show (listened on my way to work).

    N. Cage can do good work when he forgets he is N. Cage. But yeah . . . I approach his movies with deliberate caution. (I will watch the diapers chase scene in Raising Arizona anytime, anywhere)

    L. DiCaprio these days is usually a big “avoid” sign for me, but not as big as J. Depp.

    That said, DiCaprio was OK in Blood Diamond and a few other movies. Depp was great in Edward Scissorhands and passable in Benny and Joon.

  2. Mark Singer says

    When I was listening I kept hearing Mike refer to an app that rated movies by percentages. What was the name of the app?

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