Do Scott and Crowe manage to pull off the definitive Robin Hood? Was it misleading to not announce this as an origin story in the title? Where does it stand as far as tropes for the myth? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!

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The Film Board Gathers! This month we’ve hit the Feel-a-Round Cineplex for Ridley Scott’s latest entry to the Alien Cinematic Universe: Alien: Covenant. The film tells the story of a colony ship on their way to brave new horizons seeding a distant planet with new life when they have to go check out this one thing on that one other planet only to discover… yeah, you know the drill.

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There is a political side to military operations, and there is a military side. Regardless of the politics of the 1993 situation in Somalia, the battle of Mogadishu was a terrible one, leaving 19 US soldiers, a Pakistani soldier and a Malaysian soldier dead, not to mention the countless Somalis. Ridley Scott’s 2001 film Black Hawk Down, based on Mark Bowden’s book, tells the story of this battle and it’s a powerful one. Certainly, it’s a film everyone should see at least once to fully grasp this situation. Join us as we continue our “This Is Real Life, Jack” series with Scott’s powerful film.

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The film board gathers! This month on the show, we’re dropping everything and working together to bring our man Mark Watney home from Mars in Ridley Scott’s latest, “The Martian.” This film is a celebration of ingenuity and scientific achievement, and it’s a triumph that a film about smart people is blowing the doors off the box office in itself, whether you fall in love with the film or not.

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As a follow-up to our regularly scheduled show, we’ve decided to do something a bit different with Prometheus. We’ve invited our friend Mike Evans and Chadd Stoops to sit in on the conversation for a late night movie klutch.

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“Prometheus,” the non-prequel to “Alien” is anything but a small beginning to this universe and, while ambitious, leaves us with a lot of unanswered questions and problems that shouldn’t have been there in the first place.

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This week begins our journey into the Alien franchise, dear listeners, which ends with our discussion of Prometheus on June 15th. We start with the amazing beginning of it all, 1979’s Alien.

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