Mike Mennenga, Mike Stackpole and Sam Roberts indulge in geeking about upcoming movies for the 2014 Summer Movie Season and beyond. Oh yeah, there are a couple spoilers here, so you’ve been warned!
Slice of SciFi contributor Alan Kistler of Stay Geeky shares some brilliant historical insight on the origins of the big ‘ol “S” on Superman’s chest. See how it evolved, what it meant over the years, who had a say in the designs and how we perceived it, and why it all makes sense now… thanks to Alan’s concise report. Join Sam, Michael, Meghan and Tim as they dig deeper into this “S-capade”!
Slice takes on it’s next great debate… Is Marvel’s “Agents of SHIELD” TV series living up to it’s comic book roots? Or has Joss Whedon lost his midas touch when it comes to TV screen programming. Mike and Sam have kept up with the series while Meghan and Tim have had limited exposure thus far to AoS… which really keeps the conversation grounded and on-track ~ or does it??
Slicer Tim Adamec is in the house and dumps $100 into the Swear Jar. Spoiler Alerts pale in comparison to Heart Break Alerts. Rocket launches are life changing experiences. CON Report from Joe. Hey! What about all these little ma-pa movie theaters that can’t afford the change to digital. Support your local theater! Gravity scares the crap out of Sam – here’s why! Mike thinks size doesn’t matter… wake up and smell the aspect ratio!
Slice plays dress up in time for Halloween with a report from Toni Darling, Professional Cosplayer, and Geoff Notkin of Meteorite Men who shows off a pair of the actual monster hands prop used in a movie ~ Can you guess what film?? Plus Meghan gets dolled up with a flattering hat, but comes down with a case of head lice in the process! EEWWWW SPOOKY!
Slice welcomes Alan Sizzler Kistler as a contributor, who asks one o f the most obvious and under considered questions in geekdom… Where’s Our Wonder Woman Movie?? Alan does a brilliant job of laying out all the facts, traces Wonder Woman’s history, raises concerns and rebuts the nay sayers before they speak.
Slice rolls out another episode with guest-host Geoff Notkin who gets all Philip K. Dick in our faces as he pimps his latest project involvement with the new Radio Free Albemuth movie. Geoff and Sam debate the merits of Agents of SHIELD based on the pilot episode. Plus, Meghan steps way over the TMI line when she grills Geoff about his personal anatomy. After all, it’s Notkin’s love of Dick we’re talkin’ ’bout!
Sam got to see a sneak preview of “Gravity” and shares her experience – OMG! What a ride it is… a beautifully done film that scares the crap out of you. Mike thinks it will be like “Open Water”, and worries that Sandy Bullock can’t be credible. Will it be like “Moon”? NO SPOILERS ARE IN THIS REPORT!
Hulu Plus connects US audience to UK genre programming from BBC, including Doctor Who, Black Adder and a crap-ton of great series! Oh and Luther is insanely good too! Mass Whovian Weddings are a great bargain – if you’re a hyper hard core Doctor Whovian. Zombies comic The Other Dead has quite a collaboration of talent whipped together in a hurricane, Flight Test Land has a bitchin aircraft museum on the way! Con Report: Star Base Indy, Dead Tribbles rise from the grave, Sci-Fi Hall of Fame in Seattle is a must see, cable tv is a pain in the ass…