Today, John and Pete are joined by Kevin Maher from Kevin Geeks Out to talk about the many sides of Bill Paxton, James Cameron as humanist, and the use of World War II tropes in Aliens.
Today, Pete the Retailer joins John again to talk about alphabetical android progression of the Alien franchise, the eerie misdirect of Lance Henriksen's performance in the lab, and how George Lucas should've taken notes from Aliens while writing the prequels.
Today, Pete the Retailer from Star Wars Minute and his wife Ella join us to talk about Star Wars, to further discuss Carrie Henn's performance, and to listen to John go on and on about the composition and editing of the dialogue between Ripley and Newt.
Genevieve and Kyle join John one last time to talk about their first times seeing Aliens, how Hudson might be pushing the envelope on obnoxiousness, and what might be some of the applications of the Personal Data Transmitters.
Kyle and Genevieve return to talk about Ripley as caretaker, Carrie Henn's wonderful physical performance, and why Gorman won't be babysitting any time soon.
John and Kyle are again joined by Genevieve Koski to praise Carrie Henn, talk about James Cameron as a screenwriter, and wonder why anybody needed that much jewelry on LV-426.
Genevieve Koski and Kyle Crane are back again to primarily listen to John gush about Ripley grabbing a flashlight.
This week John is joined by guest-host Kyle Crane (Ghostbusters Minute, Jurassic Park Minute) and guest Genevieve Koski (The Next Picture Show Podcast) to talk about the deftly designed lead-up to Newt's reveal, why both the Director's Cut and the Theatrical Cut have merit, and Genevieve gives an as
John and Jason finish out the week by discussing Gorman's cowardly cowering, wondering whether we've reached the limit of Ripley's reticence, and speculating on the nature of Hadley's Hope's medical personnel.
Sully returns for his final episode to talk about Burke's greed, the summer movie season of 1986, and we wonder about a Coen Bros. Alien movie.
Today, Sully is back to discuss Syd Mead, over the shoulder tracking shots, and how James Horner was like The Ramones.
Sully returns today to tell John and Jason about the first time he saw Aliens, talk about the value of character development v. backstory, and to assert that Sigourney Weaver should have won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 59th Academy Awards.
Paul Francis Sullivan from the Sully Baseball Podcast joins Jason and John (who sounds like he's talking from the inside of a cave) to discuss James Cameron's career arc, Paul Reiser as counter-casting, and the sense of reality relayed through the use of video footage.
Chris Eliopoulos finishes out the week by joining John and Jason to discuss donuts, the tactical capabilities of smart guns in close quarters, and to talk about how much freedom Cameron gave to the actors in developing their characters.
Jason and Chris are back to talk with John about the amazing Sgt. Apone, whether Ash is the father of the motion tracker, and we try to decipher one of Chris' illegible notes.
Jason Heck and Chris Eliopoulos join us to talk about marine professionalism, suspense, and damaged corridors. (There were a lot of technical and mental issues with this one. We apologize. Please come back for the next one)
Today, John is joined again by Jason Heck and Chris Eliopoulos to further explore Gorman's incompetence, discuss whether suspense is deemed a necessary element in today's movies, and go in-depth about who has true blockbuster vision.
This week John is joined by Jason Heck and cartoonist Chris Eliopoulos to talk about dropship landings, space tractors, and why they needed a bar on Hadley's Hope.
It's the end of the week, and Marya E. Gates and Aja Romano return one last time to talk about locating beacons, closing storm doors, and bragging about atmospheric processor production.
Today, Marya and Aja are back to continue gushing over practical effects, share our feelings about Gorman's fluctuating sweat level, and discuss whether Burke is cinema's greatest weasel.