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AVENGERS ENDGAME Review – SA312

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/www.strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA312_endgame.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThere was one potential future where they win, and while we knew the snap survivors would be victorious, we certainly didn’t know how. With surprise after surprise, and call back after call back, and send off after send off, we come …

SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Review – SA294

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ARRIVAL – SA209

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA209Arrival.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt 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?

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Revisited – SA186

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA186civilwar.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAfter the instant reaction of the road trip, Ben and Evan are joined by Steve to give Civil War another go ’round. Can Ben convince Evan that #TeamCap is the only hashtag needed for this movie? What does Steve think of …

The Force Awakens Revisited – SA171

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA171_SWreview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe return to Star Wars episode 7 for a longer, more focused discussion of the movie! What did they love? What did they hate? Also, Ben and Steve welcome Evan officially into the fold as the fourth “strange alien”!

Crimson Peak Review – SA164

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA164.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen visits Crimson Peak, Guillermo del Toro’s follow up to Pacific Rim, and it couldn’t be more different. Atmospheric and elegant, is it a place worth visiting?

The Visit Review – SA163

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA163.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen visits M. Night’s latest film, which seems to be not just a return to form but a return to passion. In The Visit there’s some ickiness, some jump scares, some tension, and a big twist. But does it all work …

Jupiter Ascending — S&A147

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA147.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen is riding solo, reviewing the Wachowskis’ movie Jupiter Ascending. It’s an off the cuff reaction episode, and mostly spoiler free, as he tried to convince listeners that they might like the movie!

Big Hero 6 Family Review — S&A139

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Robocop: the Franchise and the Reboot — SA115

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA115.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt’s Ben and Steve vs. Robocop in this episode of the podcast that explores the Robocop franchise, from the first movie to the reboot! We also review the new Robocop movie, with a short section at the end with spoilers. Listen …

THE HOBBIT Review — SA104

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/SA104.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode, Ben, Dr. Jayce, and Steve review The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug! And there are some strong feelings about this one . . . Next episode: Christmas movies!

Ep. 77 — THE LONE RANGER (Summer Movie Series)

http://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/p/strangersandaliens.com/wp-content/ThePodcast/StrangersAliens_077.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt’s the Strangers and Aliens review of The Lone Ranger! Unfortunately, of the three hosts, Ben seems to be the lone VIEWER of the movie. Fortunately, Ben remembered that one of our listeners, Hank Harwell, is a fan of westerns. And …

UPSIDE DOWN (movie review)

A while ago, I saw the trailer for an interesting looking science fiction movie called UPSIDE DOWN. It looked like it would be a visually quirky movie, if a bit ridiculous in concept. I promptly forgot all about it, until I saw it in one of my local Redboxes. I …