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Lost in Sci-Fi: Episode 53: Roger Moore

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Lost in Sci-Fi: Episode 53: Roger Moore

This week Elizabeth and Leland give a great tribute to the James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore. The second of only a few actors to play the world’s best spy: James Bond. They go over all seven of Moore’s Bond films and talk about the music, the action, villains and all the Bond Girls stupid names. Please download and enjoy.  Read On

Movie Issues: Diamonds Are Forever

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Movie Issues: Diamonds Are Forever

Yup! It’s another James Bond flick this week. With the new Bond movie opening today, Spectre, we thought lets do another Bond movie just to get all the Bond synergy moving together. So we chose 1971’s Diamonds Are Forever, where Bond gets involved with diamond smuggling, which of course leads to world terrorism plot he had no idea he was looking for. As much Bond films go. So please download and enjoy as we muddle though Diamonds Are Forever! Read On

Movie Issues: You Only Live Twice

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Movie Issues: You Only Live Twice

It is August and the guys felt it was time for a theme month. So for the whole month of August they guys are looking back at action movies. Starting in the 1960s with the James Bond classic, You Only Live Twice. Where Bond is going up against the evil Ernst Stavro Blofeld who is the leader of the evil organization, SPECTRE. Space shuttles are being stolen, world war III is on the horizon, no one can be trusted, Bond must go to Japan and become Japanese and hide in plain site. It’s one crazy action ride from the Bond series. So please download and listen in as the guys start their action movie month off right with James Bond!

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Movie Issues: Die Another Day

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Movie Issues: Die Another Day

This week the guys return to the world of James Bond with 2002s Die Another Day. Wildly considered to be one of the worst Bond films ever. And frankly, it is. One terrible pun after another, a really bad plot that is out of this world insane, the god afoul Bond song and terrible characters who don’t “get it”, talking to you Halle Berry! This is just a mess from start to finish. So please download and hear us try to understand what the hell is happening!

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Movie Issues: Moonraker

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Movie Issues: Moonraker

With the James Bond 50th Anniversary Celebration going on right now the guys wanted to join in by watching one of the more infamous films of the series. We choose 1979s Moonraker – yes, it’s the one where Bond goes to space, proving that all long-running film franchises ultimately must embrace the void, Bond included.

Join us as Leland and Spooky try to understand why this Orson Wells-lookalike wants to destroy the world, and why the Bond girl didn’t change her name when she’s an undercover agent for the CIA – especially when your name is Goodhead. Join in as as we celebrate 50 years of the one and only James Bond. 

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Movie Issues: James Bond 50th Anniversary

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Movie Issues: James Bond 50th Anniversary

The James Bond franchise is the longest continually running film series in history. starting back in 1962. It has produced 22 films, with a 23rd on the way, and has grossed just over $5 billion to date making it the second highest-grossing film series of all-time behind the Harry Potter series. With the 50th Anniversary of Bond this year, MGM and 20th Century Fox have decided to release a box set that will undoubtedly rival all other box sets. The collection will include all 22 films thus far, nine of which are new to the Blu-ray format. With over 130 hours of bonus features, this is a dream come true for any hardcore Bond fan. Coming out September 25, 2012, this is one collection that shouldn’t be missed.

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Movie Issues: A View To A Kill

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Movie Issues: A View To A Kill

We wanted to start the New Year off with a bang, and nobody causes bigger bangs better than James Bond. This week Leland and Spooky go forth into the world of spy action and watch 1985s A View To A Kill.

This movie has it all: Action, sex, adventure, a bleach-blonde Christopher Walken. What more could you want?

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Topics of discussion include Roger Moore’s age and why Grace Jones could be the scariest cyborg in the world today. Once within, can we escape the unique madness of the Bond-verse?

Hope your New Year is off to a bang!