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Lost In Sci-Fi Special: Ex Machina

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Lost In Sci-Fi Special: Ex Machina

This week we devote our whole episode to the Oscar nominated film, Ex Machina, the movie where a young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking humanoid A.I. But of course, all is not what it seems. Please download and enjoy as we talk about this fascinating movie.   Read On

Star Wars Episode VII Cast Announced

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Good news for Star Wars fans: Lucasfilm has posted our first look at the cast of the upcoming Episode VII. From the post on the official site:

The Star Wars team is thrilled to announce the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII.

Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film.

Director J.J. Abrams says, “We are so excited to finally share the case of Star Wars: Episode VII. It is both thrilling and surreal to watch the beloved original cast and these brilliant new performers come together to bring this world to life, once again. We start shooting in a couple of weeks, and everyone is doing their best to make the fans proud.”

Star Wars: Episode VII is being directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Abrams. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, and John Williams returns as the composer. The movie opens worldwide on December 18, 2015.

The website also posted a photo of the cast doing a read-through of the script.

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Movie Issues: About Time

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Movie Issues: About Time

About Time is the new movie from writer/director Richard Curtis, whose work has been wildly successful, gaining him much praise over the last few decades. His previous films include Four Wedding and a Funeral, Love Actually, and Notting Hill. He knows how to make a hit romantic comedy. For his new movie, he tries something a bit different. By mixing a standard romantic comedy with the added new element of science fiction and time travel.

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