Audio: Consumption Ep. 16

Episode 16 of SFM Presents: Consumption was recorded on Wednesday, December 18th, 2013.

Hobbitses, and movie trailers for 2014!

Show Notes:

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Movie Trailer Discussion:

  • Edge of Tomorrow \\“ Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt (Looper, The Adjustment Bureau) \\“ GroundHog Day meets Aliens – A soldier fighting in a war with aliens finds himself caught in a time loop of his last day in the battle, though he becomes better skilled along the way. Christopher McQuarrie (writer)  \\“ The Usual Suspects
  • Speaking of the Usual Suspects: X-Men: Days of Future Past \\“ May 23rd \\“ Jennifer Lawrence, Peter Dinklage – The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.
  • Interstellar \\“ November, 2014 – Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Casey Affleck, Michael Caine, Topher Grace, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow  \\“ Christopher Nolan – A group of explorers make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage. Trailer reminds me, tone-wise, of Contact
  • Godzilla \\“ May 16th – Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston Reminds me of Godzilla.
  • The Amazing Spiderman 2 \\“ May 2nd \\“ Kurtzman and Orci, writers behind Fringe, Sleepy Hollow, Star Trek – Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx – Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of supervillains against him, impacting on his life.  
  • Pompeii \\“ February 21st \\“ starring Kit Harrington\\™s abs. Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Browning \\“ Paul Anderson – A slave turned gladiator finds himself in a race against time to save his true love, who has been betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. Gladiator meets Troy meets Titanic. As Mount Vesuvius erupts, he must fight to save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him.
  • Jupiter Ascending \\“ July 18th \\“ Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Sean Bean \\“ The Wachowski\\™s – In a universe where humans are near the bottom of the evolutionary ladder, a young destitute human woman is targeted for assassination by the Queen of the Universe because her very existence threatens to end the Queen’s reign.
  • Robocop \\“ Feb 12th Joel Kinnaman (The Killing) In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) – a loving husband, father and good cop – is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer.
  • Welcome to Yesterday \\“ Feb 28th \\“ Michael Bay produced found-footage film about a group of high-schoolers that build a time machine. A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control. Primer meets Spring Breakers.
  • Maleficent \\“ May 30th \\“ Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley – The “Sleeping Beauty” tale is told from the perspective of the villainous Maleficent and looks at the events that hardened her heart and drove her to curse young Princess Aurora.
  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes \\“ July 11thGary Oldman, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis – A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.
  • Dom Hemmingway \\“ April 4th – After serving a twelve year stretch in prison, Dom Hemingway (Jude Law) is out. With his best friend, Lefty (Richard E. Grant) in tow, Dom goes off looking to collect the money his former boss (Demian Bichir) owes him for keeping quiet. He also tries to re-connect with his estranged daughter (Emilia Clarke) who despises him.
  • Current Movie… Upstream Color \\“ Shane Carruth (Primer) \\“ i09\\™s best movie of 2013. – Upstream Color is about two people whose lives and behaviors are affected by a complex parasite\\”without knowing it\\”that has a three-stage life cycle in which it passes from humans to pigs to orchids. A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives.

Hosts:

P.G. Holyfield (author of Murder at Avedon Hill and SFM Founder)
Christiana Ellis (too many podcasts to list here, but you can check out all things Christiana at her site).
Chooch (Beyond the Wall Podcast Co-Host)
Vivid Muse (Into the Blender Podcast Co-Host, Girls\\™ Rules Podcast Host)

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