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Twilight Zone The Movie | Episode 372

Jim takes a look at a sci-fi film celebrating its 40th anniversary and one that has had a major impact on him over the years – “Twilight Zone The Movie,” starring Vic Morrow, Scatman Caruthers, Bill Quinn, Kathleen Quinlan, Patricia Barry, William Schallert, Kevin McCarthy, Dick Miller, John Lithgow, Dan

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind| Episode 368

Jim reflects on a legendary 1977 Sci-Fi from Director Steven Spielberg – “Close Encounters Of The Third Kind,” starring Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillion Bob Balaban, Francois Truffaut and Cary Guffy. The film mesmerized audiences upon its initial release and financially saved Columbia Pictures. Find out more about this

Everything You Need to Know About the Jurassic Park 30th Anniversary Celebration

30 years ago this week, in 1993, Steven Spielberg’s monumental JURASSIC PARK roared into theaters and convinced us that dinosaurs were real, forever changing motion pictures. It was the biggest (literally) movie of all time, ushering in a whole new era of CGI special effects and shaking up summer blockbuster

The Con Guy and The Scare Guy Crew Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of POLTERGEIST

THEY’RE HERE! As part of our “Summer of 1982” celebration, THE SCARE GUY crew takes a look back at the classic haunted house story POLTERGEIST. When 10-year-old Carol Anne Freeling is pulled from this world into another, her parents enlist the help of ghost-hunters and an exorcist  in this horror

THE CON GUY Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

As part of our “Summer of 1982” celebration, THE CON GUY shines the spotlight on the film that cemented Steven Spielberg’s reputation as the genius of 80s cinema, and one of the greatest filmmakers of all time — E.T. the EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL! It’s the story of a gentle alien left behind

Movie review: Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ is a worthy remake

Steven Spielberg has long been one of my favorite film directors. Few in Hollywood have a resume matching his, which spans action-adventure classics like Indiana Jones and Jurassic Park, beloved family films like E.T., and Oscar-winning masterpieces like Schindler’s List.  So I was very, very curious when I heard that

The Con Guy – Celebrate 45th (+1) Anniversary of JAWS! Plus, LegoCon news

It’s been 45 years (plus 1) since a Great White shark named Bruce terrorized theaters and convinced a generation of people to stay out of the water! Steven Spielberg’s classic JAWS is the movie that launched summer blockbusters, and on this episode we celebrate with behind-the-scene facts and interviews with

The Con Guy: 40 Years of Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark

Everything you didn’t know about Indiana Jones—you won’t believe some of this stuff! Join the CON GUYS in celebrating the 40th anniversary of one of the greatest films ever made, RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK. We celebrate all the Indiana Jones films, share news about part 5, cool collectibles and

Better Late Than Never – Jaws

ESO Network Patreon Exclusive! Box Office Buzz blogger Ashley Pauls is on a mission to tackle some films on her “Movie Bucket List.”  She begins this series with 1975’s “Jaws” directed by Steven Spielberg. Mike Gordon joins Ashley to discuss her reaction to finally viewing one of the first summer

The Monster Scifi Show Podcast – Scifi News for 4/20/2018

Sure, this podcast comes out on 4/20 and rather than being mellow, I talked about a great number of people who had recently pass. To quote Kirk from Star Trek II, “How we deal with death is at least as important as how we deal with life, wouldn’t you say?” How do I deal with life?

The Monster Scifi Show Podcast – Ready Player One

I did a mighty task of reading and finishing the last half of the book Ready Player One in one afternoon. To boot, I had rewatched the movie and then later in the same day, got together with Mr. Gene to record our thoughts.

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