Big Geek Life

A Podcast about all things Geek. Looking at Films, TV Shows and everything in between. From the 8 ... more

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May 14, 2018 01:04:49
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Rising Stars Under 30

Alex, Andrew and I pick out our Rising Stars of the Film and TV World who are set to make a big spolash in the future, if they continue on their paths, and what sort of films we would love to seem them in to help push themselves into the limelight even more. We discuss each one on merit and look at their acting style and where we believe would be the best path for them moving forward in their career. We laugh, we cringe and we make some bold statements! ...



April 30, 2018 01:07:06
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Unpopular Opinions

Alex, Andrew and I trawl through our twitter feed and look at the unpopular opinions of our followers, giving our take on them, as well as our own unpopular opinions. Is Shaun of the Dead really that bad? How can Lord of the Rings be so well loved? What is up with The Shining? And is The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi ***really*** worse than The Phantom Menace? We answer these and many more on our journey of annoying and triggering our listeners! What is your unpopular opinion? Let us know! ...



April 16, 2018 01:12:52
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Steven Spielberg

Alex, Andrew and I look at the filmography of arguably one of the most influential Directors, Producers and Writers of the modern age of film, Steven Spielberg. From Duel all the way up to Ready Player One, Spielberg has either Directed, Produced or Written some of the most popular films in the world of cinema. We look at some of our favourites, as well as some of our least favourites, and discuss Spielbergs unique style of Directing. We also throw in an ace quiz for all you film buffs out there, and see just how well Alex and Andrew know their Raiders from their Temple of Doom... And this gem from Alex "The park dude, played by the brother of the nature guy"!! Not forgetting some little known facts about Mr Spielberg, and some excellent music from some of Spielbergs films, and what we have here is something for lovers of all things film, because if you love film, guaranteed you will love at least one of Spielbergs films. But do you love, and loathe, the same as us? How well do you known Spielbergs back catalogue? Listen in and play along! ...



April 09, 2018 01:14:09
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Ready Player One: Book vs Movie

Alex and I look at the first of a few epic movies being released over the coming months. With both of us being huge fans of the 80's and gaming; Ready Player One offers up the best of both worlds. But is the film as good as the book? What was good? What was bad? Be warned... spoilers lurk within this episode! We delve into the comparisons and differences of the book and movie and what the overall feel about the movie is compared to reading the book. Throw in some awesome 80's themed music and you have a feast for the ears for gamers and 80's lovers alike! ...



March 19, 2018 01:07:04
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Amazon Vs Netflix

Alex and I look at the 2 most popular streaming sites in the world and discuss what is the best one. We discuss the quality and quantity of stuff available on each and which one is the more relevant as streaming and Home Cinema increases in popularity. We look at our favourite programmes on each and look at what can be done to give us the consumer more value for our money! We go all in on them, slating and praising where needed. With random facts, random information and some awesome music and banter, this will give you everything you need to pick the streaming subscription for you. What is your favourite subscription streaming site? Don't forget to leave a review and we will read it out on the show! ...



March 12, 2018 01:05:20
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Alex and I do ourselves no favours whilst looking back at some of our favourite films from the Noughties, feeling very old in the process! We chat about some of the films that launched careers, and also were the pinnacle for some before their inevitable fall from grace. Alex also tests his knowledge on some of the best films from the Noughties and comes out not too shabby, but could you do better? Comment on our Twitter (@TheFTVShow) with your score! Don't forget bonus points for naming character (if not identified by the quote) Let us know your favourite film from the decade, your favourite quote, and just how old you feel after listening to some of the films we reel off that were released! Get out those slippers and pipes people... ...

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