Episode 47 The Others

Wayne and Dave examine the quintessential ghost film The Others starring Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston and Finnoula Flanagan. Set in a remote house in Jersey on the Channel Islands, we see the struggle for coexistence between the living and the dead.


Episode 46 Vex Review

Introduced in the 8th episode of the first season, the evil dark fae mesmer Vex has become one of the show's most popular characters. Now, though, we're not sure with which side Vex has aligned himself. Could he perhaps become unaligned?
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Take Five #06: Cloning and a Brave New World

Wayne expands on our discussion of Orphan Black and the implications human cloning bring with it. Zeroing in on the classic Aldous Huxley novel Brave New World, we examine possible futures if this burgeoning technology is misused. The BBC produced a version in 1980. Watch it here.





Episode 45 Inception

Next to time travel scenarios, story arcs related to dreams and dream states cause more consternation and head scratching than just about anything in the genre field. We all know writer/director Christopher Nolan from the recent Batman movies and perhaps his 2002 Momento, but the 2010 blockbuster Inception is at the top of many film critics must see lists.

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Take Five #05: Dark Shadows

Okay, so I'm not a Johnny Depp fan, but Tim Burton's travesty of a film is not the point of this episode. Dave reminisces about the 60's gothic soap opera that caused millions of teenagers to rush home from school, ignore their homework, and settle back with Barnabas Collins, the precursor of Edward Cullen.

Episode 44 Genre Women We Love

Wayne and Dave discuss 10 genre actresses that have made a significant contribution in the fields of science fiction, horror, fantasy or the supernatural. Incredibly enough, they didn't argue over who deserves the title of First Lady of Scifi. How the heck did that happen?

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