Episode 10: King Kong (33!) King Kong (76!) Kong Dong?

March 7, 2017

In This Episode!

Welcome to Skull Island, ReNerders! Join Matt and Chris as they discuss two films named King Kong, one released in 1933 and another in 1976. Alongside the gigantic ape, your fearless hosts discuss  the numerous interconnected links of Hollywood and sci-fi, the highly-anticipated Air Force trilogy, and philosophize over why the hell people in ‘30s films ended their sentences with, “see?!”

Give us a listen, see? You’ll have the time of your life, see?

Stuff We Mention!

Arrival, Amy Adams, Ted Chiang, Stories of Your Life and Others, Philip K. Dick, Minority Report, Denis Villeneuve, Blade Runner, Blade Runner 2049, Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford,Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Harrison Ford, Air Force One, Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Before Midnight, Waking Life, The Most Dangerous Game, Fay Wray, Bruce Cabot, Robert Armstrong, Victor Wong, Son of Kong, Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring, Lord of the Rings 1978 Animated Movie, Ron Haver, Kaiju, Godzilla vs. King Kong, Harambe, Superman, Superman II, Dragnet, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange, Hell or High Water, Lasertime Network, Tootsie, Dustin Hoffman, When Harry Met Sally, Serpico, Death Wish, Ragtime, Conan the Barbarian, Blue Velvet, Flash Gordon, Dune, Halloween II, Evil Dead II, Army of Darkness, Manhunter, Hannibal Lecter, Thomas Harris, Logan’s Run, King Kong

Notes, Thanks, Apologies, Etc.!

Chris’s voice is hanging by a thread. Sorry you had to hear the sandpaper stylings once again this episode! He swears he’s on the mend!

Chris also may have mistakenly referred to Christian Slater when he meant Ethan Hawke while discussing the Before trilogy. In his defense, all white people look the same to him.

 

Next Week’s Assignment!

Go, Go, Power ReNerders! In our first ever Reverse ReNerding episode, Chris assigns Matt one of his childhood favorites: The Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers! We are watching Episodes 1-21 of Season One, far enough to get us to the Green Ranger AND Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers: The Movie. We’re doing this in celebration of the new Power Rangers flick coming out on March 24th. It’s Morphin’ Time!

 

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