In which I am joined by Rob of the Great Escape Minute, and we discuss how futuristic technology in science fiction isn’t so futuristic anymore, spooky hidden details, and do Engineers see in sound?
Find Rob at the Great Escape Minute, he’s doing good work over there. I love this movie and he’s finding all sorts of details I never noticed:
In which I am joined for the last time, for now, by Duncan Shields and we discuss Ridley Scott’s ego, future relationships with AI, and the importance of format and structure for effective storytelling, maybe the Alien prequels should have been a TV series?
In which I discuss Oram, Ridley Scott’s cinematography, and compare this scene between film, book and script.
In which I discuss the ways we remember the dead across cultures, and how reflections, photographs and videos have changed the way we perceive ourselves, other people and time itself.
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In which I do a deep dive into surnames.
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In which I discuss Craig Green’s costumes, anti-gravity and read from the novelisation.
In which I talk about babies, generation starships, and neutrinos.
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In which I discuss fashion, queer coding, and gender.
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In which I discuss concept art, iconic ship designs, and we get the introduction of my boy, Walter.
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In which I discuss android mannerisms, Frankenstein and read the novelisation.
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