Who Shot Ya?

Neill Blomkamp dropped a robot in South Africa and made a sci-fi movie about it called Chappie. In this episode, we share our thoughts about that movie. Plus, we explore why action and sci-fi movies are performing so poorly this year, and we react to the all-male Ghostbusters movie announcement.

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This week, we take a look at the reboot that we were all dreading but (spoiler alert) didn't hate: 2014's RoboCop! Plus, we remember Leonard Nimoy's contributions to film and culture and get excited about the forthcoming Avengers film.

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This week, Rhea and Ricky try to make sense of the Wachowski's 2015 sci-fi flick, Jupiter Ascending. Plus, we take one final look at The Oscars (we promise!), and we revel in our prophesied Alien announcement.

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This week, we dig into last year's best film about a big, friendly robot: Big Hero 6! Plus, Sig Weav Is On Board with Neill Blomkamp's Alien movie, and we're all feeling a little silly. It's good to be back!

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This week, Rhea's adrift in the ocean, so Cameron and Ricky invite comedian Jared Logan to join the panel for an in-depth discussion of American Sniper and the culture surrounding it. Plus, Cameron shares a TV show that made her, and everyone tries to figure out Sienna Miller.

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This week, we check in with everyone's favorite Wall Street guru turned CIA analyst turned POTUS (eventually), in the 2014 action flick Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit! Plus, Rhea divulges a movie mystery that made her, and we wonder about the difficulties of recasting beloved characters.

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This week, Rhea and Ricky take a look at the 2014 sci-fi/thriller Automata. Plus, we have an indepth discussion of who and what went overlooked by the Oscar nominations and what it means for the industry.

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This week, Ricky welcomes guests Sarah Morisano and Kimberly Clark to chat about Oscar nominations snubs and shockers. Plus, we take a look at the classic Bond film From Russia With Love.

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This week, we take a look back at the movies of 2014. What genres crushed in theaters? How did the year stack up to years gone by? What were our overall bests and worsts? Where is our Wonder Woman movie? All of these questions and more, answered!

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This week, we discuss one of the biggest pieces of movie news in recent months: the Sony hack and the decision to cancel the Christmas release of The Interview. Plus, Cameron and Rhea discuss the 2013 martial arts drama The Grandmaster and wonder if Pirates of the Caribbean 5 could be the breath of fresh air the series needs.

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