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SOLDIER — Strange Christmas Movies Round Two (#26 of 48)

SOLDIER — Strange Christmas Movies Round Two (#26 of 48)

Three years ago, the 24 days leading up to Christmas, Strangers and Aliens presents another 24 Christmas movies that aren’t Christmas movies, but really kind of are, for various reasons. And now, we’re doing it again! #26 — Soldier What it’s supposed to be: The story of a soldier who, trained since birth for that one purpose, is found to be obsolete when new, better soldiers are manufactured. Taking residence with a peaceful colony, he must come to terms with his … Read entire article »

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LAST ACTION HERO — Strange Christmas Movies Round Two (#25 of 48)

LAST ACTION HERO — Strange Christmas Movies Round Two (#25 of 48)

Three years ago, the 24 days leading up to Christmas, Strangers and Aliens presents another 24 Christmas movies that aren’t Christmas movies, but really kind of are, for various reasons. And now, we’re doing it again! #25 — Last Action Hero What it’s supposed to be: A commentary on the evolution of action movies? A commentary on the disparities between action movies and real life? … Read entire article »

TILL WE HAVE FACES Pt. 2: Book Discussion – SA212

TILL WE HAVE FACES Pt. 2: Book Discussion – SA212

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadFinally, Strangers and Aliens takes on the topic of a book that is at the top of all of their lists of favorites: TILL WE HAVE FACES by C.S. Lewis! The first of two parts, this episode features backgrounds to the book, exploring the sources C.S. Lewis was inspired by, his time in his life when … Read entire article »

TILL WE HAVE FACES Pt. 1: The Origin of the Book – SA211

TILL WE HAVE FACES Pt. 1: The Origin of the Book – SA211

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadFinally, Strangers and Aliens takes on the topic of a book that is at the top of all of their lists of favorites: TILL WE HAVE FACES by C.S. Lewis! The first of two parts, this episode features backgrounds to the book, exploring the sources C.S. Lewis was inspired by, his time in his life when … Read entire article »

TROLLS – SA210

TROLLS – SA210

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBen and Evan test some equipment and ended up doing a mini-episode about the movie Trolls. This is that episode. … Read entire article »

ARRIVAL – SA209

ARRIVAL – SA209

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt has arrived! A sci-fi movie that’s not a franchise and doesn’t have superheroes, explosions, or space battles! But…is it good? Can a movie that takes its time to tell a story make it worth our time to explore? … Read entire article »

DOCTOR STRANGE – SA208

DOCTOR STRANGE – SA208

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBen, Steve, and Evan talk about the good, the bad, and the magical in Marvel’s newest movie: DOCTOR STRANGE! From the music and the acting to the bigs ideas and trippy visuals, they dive deep into the dark dimension! … Read entire article »

THE FLY remake and THE FLY 2: Part 2 of 2 – SA207

THE FLY remake and THE FLY 2: Part 2 of 2 – SA207

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTHE FLY was a 50’s horror/sci-fi classic, but in 1986 it was remade into another kind of horror movie with director by David Cronenberg. A sequel followed a few years later. Ben is joined by John Harju, a horror fan and aficionado, to talk about the new turn the THE FLY franchise took in the … Read entire article »

THE FLY Original Trilogy: Part 1 of 2 – SA206

THE FLY Original Trilogy: Part 1 of 2 – SA206

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTHE FLY was a smashing success in 1958 with its moody but bright cinematography and its effective twists and atomic age horror. The follow ups, RETURN OF THE FLY and CURSE OF THE FLY, weren’t as critically acclaimed but tried to creatively continue the story. Ben is joined by John Harju, a horror fan … Read entire article »

Real Dragons: The Answers in Genesis Interview – SA205

Real Dragons: The Answers in Genesis Interview – SA205

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIs there science behind the myths of dragons? On a trip to the Creation Museum, Evan interviews Bodie Hodge, a speaker, writer, and researcher for Answers in Genesis. This episode is sponsored by The Wood Print Shop. … Read entire article »