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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January 22, 2018 01:05:14
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Resurrected!

Alex and I look at some of our favourite TV shows and Films, and discuss how we could resurrect them and keep them going once more. Where would you start with a Firefly resurrection? Would Joshua Jackson don the Ducks jersey once more? Who would fill the roles of the Gargoyles Live Action of the 90's TV show? Does the Star Wars Prequel Trilogy need a resurrection? Find out in this nostalgia filled episode where Alex literally shakes the mic to talk about Gargoyles and I cannot contain my excited about The Mighty Ducks. With some amazing music, as always, thrown in, and some brilliant quotes, this will get you thinking about what YOU would do if you could resurrect a TV show or film. And which one would you go for? ...

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January 15, 2018 01:03:49
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Gary Oldman Filmography: Sid Vicious to Winston Churchill

With the recent release of "Darkest Hour", a bipoic of Sir Winston Churchill starring the effervescent Gary Oldman, there was only one way Alex & I were going to go. We go through Gary Oldman's back catalogue of films, discuss some of his more prominent roles as well as his lesser known, and compare how he has matured as an actor. I thrown in a couple of very little known (or not so much maybe?) facts about Mr Oldman, as we go through our favourite characters, their impact on the film itself and what he brought to the overall film industry. All of this is interspersed with some classic songs from some of Gary's films, along with an absolute cracker right at the end! For all fans of Gary Oldman, this is the perfect episode for you! Enjoy! ...

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January 08, 2018 01:03:35
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Overrated

Fresh from a Christmas and New Year break, Alex and I jump straight into the most overrated films and actors/actresses. We don't hold back! There are just some films and franchises that people rave about but are blinded by the truth. What do we *really* think about Twighlight? Was La La Land *really* Oscar worthy? Which Star Wars film does Alex think is supremely overrated? Who is the actor who has just flittered about and had 1 or 2 good roles? We reveal all, and more, in this weeks show, which has the odd swear word in it, just to let you know. 2 guys, a high horse on the moral high ground (not you Obi-Wan!) What is your overrated film? Let us know! ...

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December 11, 2017 01:09:19
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Best Xmas Film Post 1991

Alex joins me as we go through the World Cup of Christmas Films Twitter poll that went out last week around Post 1991 Christmas films, with all of our favourites being whittled down to the final: Home Alone 2 vs Muppets Christmas Carol. We go through the other semi finalists and discuss each of the films that missed out and what makes them a worthy Christmas film before getting to the finalists and dissecting each one, giving our thoughts on why the film that won was worthy to win. We compare the 2 finalists and give our final opinions on each. Mixed in with the chat are some amazing songs as well as some hilarious quotes from some of the films, which are mixed in between the songs, to give a real sense of nostalgia and drag you back to the films we all love (or loathe!). Sit back and enjoy the music, the chat and the awesomeness that is the Christmas films of the "modern" era. ...

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December 04, 2017 01:09:33
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The Best Pre-1991 Christmas Films

I am joined by Jess, a local actress with a penchant for Christmas movies, as we discuss the results of my Twitter & Facebook World Cup Of Christmas Films polls and take a closer look at a few of my favourites from the list. We talk the funny, the ridiculous, the outrageous and the downright absurd of films, and look at how people voted in the polls. We then reveal the winner of the poll, much to some dismay! I also throw in some awesome music from the films, as well as a few little treats inbetween some of the musical interludes (you will LOVE them!). Sit back, let the nostalgia hit you like the Ghost of Christmas Present in Scrooged, and enjoy the chat and the music. What do you think of the results? ...

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November 28, 2017 01:15:03
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Interviews from Reading Comic Con

I was privileged to have been given the opportunity to interview some of the guests at the amazing Reading Comic Con on Saturday 25th November. I really hope you enjoy the massive variety of guests I was able to speak to. **Luke Barnes & Dominic Carter**; Nights Watch members from GOT, talk about a Scouse Dr Who and who they think will end up on the Iron Throne; **Ross O'Hennessy** ; The Lord Of Bones, tells me about how easy his costume was to put on and take off whilst everyone else had hours in makeup and how smug it made him feel before telling me his favourite part of Game of Thrones, **Josh Herdman** ; Goyle from Harry Potter, and I bond over our love of Rap and what it is like to meet fans, **Hannah Spearritt and Ben Mansfield** ; Abby Maitland and Captain Becker from Primeval, talk about their funniest moments on set and breaking some vans before tearing it up on the Top Gear track. I then talk to some Cosplayers, **Jo and Becca** , who reveal some hints and tips to get into cosplay, where to go, and their reasoning behind why they love to cosplay. Finally I talk to indie gaming guru **Jupiter Hadley** (how awesome is that name?) about the latest indie games, how she got into the role and what it means for her to get the chance to review all these up and coming games before they even hit the shelves. ...

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