39 episodes

The Science Fiction Film Podcast ran from 2014 until 2019 and helped build the LSG Media brand. The episodes in this feed are from the final year of programming. The entire archive is available as a perk for members. Check out the website - www.libertystreetgeek.net. Additionally, follow our current show: The Lost Drive-In where Matthew and Dean continue to produce content every week. Thank you!

Science Fiction Film Podcast (2019‪)‬ LSG Media

    • TV & Film
    • 4.8 • 136 Ratings

The Science Fiction Film Podcast ran from 2014 until 2019 and helped build the LSG Media brand. The episodes in this feed are from the final year of programming. The entire archive is available as a perk for members. Check out the website - www.libertystreetgeek.net. Additionally, follow our current show: The Lost Drive-In where Matthew and Dean continue to produce content every week. Thank you!

    Final Episode Announcement/New Podcast Launched

    Final Episode Announcement/New Podcast Launched

    Thank you to everyone who made the Science Fiction Film Podcast possible and thank you so much for listening. Please join us in our new digs and be sure to not miss the amazing content that you've come to love! SUBSCRIBE BELOW! Introducing: The Lost Drive-In Podcast Description:The ‘Lost Drive-In’ is the latest podcast from LSG Media and unlike anything you’ve heard in movie podcasting. Science fiction. Horror. Action schlock. Cult and B-movies. Every week Matthew and Dean watch a genre film and discuss it in a raw, honest, and often hilarious way. Their uncensored conversational style is less stuffy criticism, and more joking with your profane pals. You will howl with laughter and be occasionally shocked by a ridiculous statement or maybe even an unexpected insight. New episodes drop Mondays. SubscribeApple Podcasts Android Spotify RSS Address: https://lostdrivein.libsyn.com/rss Socials Dean on Twitter & Instagram - @deanlsgmedia Matthew on Twitter - @matthewlsgmedia LSG on Twitter & Instagram - @lsgmedia

    • 21 min
    Good Will Hunting

    Good Will Hunting

    Episode Rundown
    03:53 - A pretty good movie with GREAT performances.
    07:45 - Dean relates to the blue-collared wayward boy.
    11:41 - Will's friends are honest, loyal, and tough.
    15:35 - No scarves allowed.
    21:25 - Danny Elfman's music is BAD in this movie.
    24:26 - A brawl with the bully.
    32:49 - Screenplay excellence.
    37:21 - Let's talk Skylar (Minnie Driver).
    39:26 - Ambition is not always good.
    44:09 - My math is wicked tough and way better than yours!
    46:26 - Keep the scarves away from Robin Williams!
    49:18 - A vaguely foreign hypnotist.
    56:14 - Will jabs, feints, and probes for weakness in Sean's personality.
    1:04:18 - Sean talks knowledge versus experience.
    1:09:38 - Creating trust with the patient.
    1:16:04 - Let it go! You aren't perfect.
    1:21:11 - Robin Williams' brilliance despite a bad Boston accent.
    1:27:53 - Matthew and Dean want stuff out of their conversations.
    1:31:12 - Dean is not going to schmooze.
    1:48:22 - Let him put a pinky in so we can watch Clerks!
    1:55:27 - Good dialogue focuses on the subtext.
    1:58:41 - Will wields the truth for purpose but not principle.
    2:09:37 - Masking fear with false virtue.
    2:12:12 - Gerry Lambeau's arrogance in assuming what's best.
    Twitter Dean @dean_lsgmedia Matthew @matthewfromlsg LSG @lsgmedia Get bonus content here! Disclaimer: This is a commentary and criticism show that will routinely slander, suggest, and make wild claims - it should be considered comedy entertainment only, and not to be taken seriously. Take responsibility for your own feelings and actions.

    • 2 hrs 27 min
    Princess Mononoke

    Princess Mononoke

    Episode Rundown
    00:54 - Miyazaki the anime hero
    05:08 - Shades of gray morality
    06:01 - Unburdened by Western political baggage
    08:53 - Ashitaka's empathy and respect for the opposition
    15:29 - The animation of combat
    22:23 - Progress as a bullet (and metaphor)
    24:04 - The Emishi
    27:00 - The fantasy setting & Human vs. Nature
    28:27 - The village attack
    30:15 - The stakes are high for Nature
    32:42 - Jigo's pragmatism
    36:35 - Lady Eboshi and Moro's attack run
    44:02 - The beauty and ruthlessness of Nature
    48:00 - Iron Town
    52:15 - Ashitaka's respect for Lady Eboshi despite their contention
    1:00:36 - San vs. Lady Eboshi with Ashitaka as the moderator
    1:05:22 - Nature's internal squabbling
    1:18:52 - Holding destructive and creative forces in balance
    1:25:29 - Lord Asano's troops get trounced at Iron Town
    1:30:54 - Moro doesn't hate all humans, only Lady Eboshi
    1:32:49 - Ashitaka's refusal to commit to hate
    1:40:20 - The inevitability of death, change, and rebirth
    1:46:22 - The unceremonious decapitation of the Forest Spirit
    1:50:26 - The Forest Spirit's death breathes life into the land
    Twitter Dean @dean_lsgmedia Matthew @matthewfromlsg LSG @lsgmedia Get bonus content here! Disclaimer: This is a commentary and criticism show that will routinely slander, suggest, and make wild claims - it should be considered comedy entertainment only, and not to be taken seriously. Take responsibility for your own feelings and actions.

    • 2 hrs 7 min
    Colossus: The Forbin Project

    Colossus: The Forbin Project

    Episode Rundown
    00:29 - Manipulating work subordinates with tragedy
    03:02 - Uncle Dean
    07:05 - The original AI takeover plot
    08:39 - 1970s science fiction flicks
    18:42 - Kickin' it in the shade with presidential whores
    19:52 - Overvaluing a machine's lack of emotion
    21:48 - Information versus knowledge - a deep cut
    28:58 - Where is the public outcry for such a crazy proposal?
    31:06 - The paradox of fallible beings creating infallible beings
    37:35 - Mo' money mo' problems and The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fu*k
    43:00 - The scale of the Colossus set piece
    46:58 - Eric Braeden's portrayal of Dr. Forbin
    52:03 - Colossus is single and looking to mingle
    55:39 - Facebook AI creates its own language
    58:06 - Google Eyeballs and the future of marketing
    1:06:48 - The only penalty is death
    1:11:54 - The machine versions of Mickey and Mallory Knox
    1:16:39 - It's not a phone it's a computer that can make calls
    1:21:39 - The abusive and controlling computer spouse
    1:24:19 - Exploiting the Colossus blind spot for human relationships
    1:32:15 - Colossus the porn director
    LSG Media on Twitter @LSGMedia Dean on Twitter @Dean_LSGMedia Matthew on Twitter @MatthewFromLSG Support LSG Media by becoming a member. Disclaimer: This is a commentary and criticism show that will routinely slander, suggest, and make wild claims - it should be considered comedy entertainment only, and not to be taken seriously. Take responsibility for your own feelings and actions.

    • 1 hr 55 min
    Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

    Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

    Episode Rundown
    00:48 - Sir Kevin Michael Costner doesn't care about your accent
    09:49 - Rickman and Wincott
    12:45 - Costner's charisma (or lack of) and the Robin Hood morality
    15:40 - Michael Kamen's Robin Hood score
    16:48 - Rickman's performance and the tonal oddities of the film
    19:07 - Dean shows Costner some love
    20:55 - Does 'Satanic Panic' work in in Robin Hood?
    22:39 - Costner has the most authentic English accent in the movie (for real)
    23:40 - Poll: Who is the best Robin Hood? (answer revealed)
    32:21 - Morgan Freeman's serious portrayal of Azeem
    41:11 - Matthew drops some hot (wiki) Robin Hood knowledge
    48:39 - Dean's cocktail party knowledge (Dean's FIRST trivia blunder)
    51:27 - Trying to understand Mortianna's place in this movie
    56:36 - Dean and Matt would say anything to keep their eyes
    1:09:37 - Dean's SECOND major trivia blunder on the episode.
    1:22:59 - Reconciling Rickman's performance with the tonal shifts
    1:28:54 - The villager's son is not quite as hurt as he thought
    1:32:26 - We never fear that Robin Hood will fail.
    1:33:42 - A revelation is had (finally) on the tone of the movie
    1:37:26 - Rape Jiu-Jitsu is just a fun old time
    1:40:09 - Matthew hates Friar Tuck
    1:42:33 - The death of Guy of Gisbourne
    1:47:01 - Teen Robin Hood's cool tree fort
    1:48:31 - Matthew REALLY hates Friar Tuck and Dean thinks it is hilarious
    1:52:43 - Matthew teaches Dean how to do an authentic Friar Tuck voice
    1:57:41 - Do not do c-sections in Sherwood Forest
    2:13:12 - The Robin Hood/Will Scarlet conflict does not work
    2:16:14 - Dean clears up the Extended Cut versus the Theatrical Cut
    2:26:58 - Azeem's big speech and his admirable principles
    2:30:59 - Robin Hood swash-buckles these bad guys right down to the floor
    2:32:48 - A well choreographed final showdown
    2:40:50 - Brian Adams mania in the 90s
    LSG Media on Twitter @LSGMedia Dean on Twitter @Dean_LSGMedia Matthew on Twitter @MatthewFromLSG Support LSG Media by becoming a member. Disclaimer: This is a commentary and criticism show that will routinely slander, suggest, and make wild claims - it should be considered comedy entertainment only, and not to be taken seriously. Take responsibility for your own feelings and actions.

    • 2 hrs 47 min
    The Day of the Jackal

    The Day of the Jackal

    Episode Rundown
    01:58 - Matt has some issues with the deliberate pacing
    03:33 - You DO NOT want a scene-by-scene of this flick
    05:24 - Neil deGrasse Tyson says there are billions of people in this movie
    06:25 - Matthew's Charles de Gaulle blind spot
    10:43 - Horrible English accents - WOW
    13:08 - The Dean and Matthew Two-Step
    14:13 - Matthew discusses the film's realism and documentary feel
    18:13 - Dean's podcasting revelation
    21:55 - The film's great editing makes the story easy to follow
    34:11 - The Jackal is now... French?
    49:59 - Old (and very odd) British man insists it is time for sex
    53:58 - The movie gets a lot right except for the killing
    59:28 - Michael Lonsdale has gravitas in all his roles
    1:01:02 - The Ballad of Claude and Pierre
    1:09:22 - The Jackal sights in his rifle
    1:15:49 - Matthew FINALLY sees the light!
    1:23:55 - Is the Jackal a sleep creeper?
    1:43:42 - Liberation (Bastille) Day Parade talk
    1:50:00 - Claude gets his man
    1:51:26 - Movies used to end when the movie was over
    1:54:25 - Matthew drops the listener comment ball with his buttery hands
    LSG Media on Twitter @LSGMedia Dean on Twitter @Dean_LSGMedia Matthew on Twitter @MatthewFromLSG Support LSG Media by becoming a member. Disclaimer: This is a commentary and criticism show that will routinely slander, suggest, and make wild claims - it should be considered comedy entertainment only, and not to be taken seriously. Take responsibility for your own feelings and actions.

    • 1 hr 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
136 Ratings

136 Ratings

TheMusicalNomad🎸🤟🏻 ,

Excellent!

Easily my favourite podcast series!

danny_c ,

Was great before they removed all the episodes

Put the episodes back :(

KRS_Sven ,

Look elsewhere

This podcast is great, but most of the episodes are now hidden behind a paywall, so unless you’re willing to pay a monthly fee don’t bother.

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