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The Skiffy and Fanty Show is a Hugo-nominated science fiction, fantasy, and horror podcast featuring interviews with authors, discussions on genre-related topics, and more. S&F is part of The Skiffy and Fanty Show podcast network. If you want to find out more about us and our other shows, go to skiffyandfanty.com.

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The Skiffy and Fanty Show is a Hugo-nominated science fiction, fantasy, and horror podcast featuring interviews with authors, discussions on genre-related topics, and more. S&F is part of The Skiffy and Fanty Show podcast network. If you want to find out more about us and our other shows, go to skiffyandfanty.com.

    404. Men in Black (1997) — At the Movies

    404. Men in Black (1997) — At the Movies

    Holes in the wall, grief, and questionable nationalism, oh my! Shaun Duke and Paul Weimer take a nostalgic trip back to the 90s to examine Barry Sonnenfeld’s Men in Black (1997)! Together, they discuss the film’s place in the rhetoric of the 90s, its approach to comedy, its treatment of the issue of immigration and the politics of its time, what went into the Edgar suit, and so much more!

    Thanks for listening. We hope you enjoy the episode!



    Show Notes:



    * Men in Black (2020)(IMDb)

    * Capricon 41

    * Capricon 41 Panel Suggestion Page



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    • 50 min
    403. His House (2020) — At the Movies

    403. His House (2020) — At the Movies

    Holes in the wall, grief, and questionable nationalism, oh my! Shaun Duke and Alex Acks are back for another movie discussion. This time, they take a look at Remi Weekes’ 2020 horror film, His House. Together, they discuss the film’s approach to the refugee crisis, what it means for grief and pain to follow you, just what makes some houses so scary, and so much more!

    Thanks for listening. We hope you enjoy the episode!



    Show Notes:



    * His House (2020)(IMDb)



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    Our new intro and outro music comes from “Sphere” by Creo (CC BY 4.0), which has been slightly modified to include sound effects and for length purposes.

    • 46 min
    402. Police Story (1985) — Totally Pretentious #21

    402. Police Story (1985) — Totally Pretentious #21

    Shanty towns chases, angry girlfriends, and sugar glass, oh my! Shaun Duke and David Annandale are back at it with a new Totally Pretentious show about Jackie Chan’s 1985 stomach buster, Police Story. Together, they discuss their experience with Hong Kong action cinema, Jackie Chan’s influence on kung fu films, where Police Story fits in Chan’s oeuvre, and so much more!

    We hope you enjoy the episode!

    Show Notes:



    * Police Story (IMDb)

    * Police Story (Wikipedia)

    * Criterion Collection (contains 1 and 2)

    * Hong Kong Action Cinema by Bey Logan (Overlook Press)

    * “Here’s Why Jackie Chan is Really Unpopular in Hong Kong” by Hearther Chen (Vice)



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    • 54 min
    401. The Robogoblin Joy Train

    401. The Robogoblin Joy Train

    Excessive books, murder shows, and flying beds, oh my! Shaun Duke and Alex Acks search for bit of joy in this media-packed episode of the show! Together, they dig their heels into a discussion of all the things they’ve been enjoying in these pandemic times, a discussion that reaches into the bowels of their souls to examine just what all these shows and books and more have done to keep us from going bananas. If you’re looking for some joy, you don’t want to miss this episode.

    Thanks for listening. We hope you enjoy the episode!



    Show Notes:



    * Listen to the show. We mention so many things! 



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    • 50 min
    400. Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1993) — Torture Cinema #107 (Halloween Special)

    400. Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1993) — Torture Cinema #107 (Halloween Special)

    Cornspiracies, confused plots, and Nebraska, oh my! Shaun Duke, Alex Acks, and David Annandale regret their life choices in this Halloween Special edition of Torture Cinema on Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1993). Together, they struggle their way through the film’s meandering and totally confused plot, just what it means to be a teenager in Nebraska, the show’s totally legitimate new sponsors, racist portrayals of indigenous people, corn, corn, corn, and much more!

    We hope you enjoy the episode!

    Show Notes:



    * Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (IMDb)

    * Our Grades:



    * Shaun (D-)

    * Alex (D-)

    * David (D-)

    * Average (D-)







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    • 1 hr 1 min
    399. Sweetheart (2019) — At the Movies

    399. Sweetheart (2019) — At the Movies

    Deserted islands, shark monsters, and terrible friends, oh my! Shaun Duke and Paul Weimer tag team to discuss the Blumhouse Productions film Sweetheart (dir. J.D. Dillard). Together, they explore the film’s simple premise, Dillard’s approach to cinematography and race, just what it means to be the last girl, and so much more!

    Thanks for listening. We hope you enjoy the episode!



    Show Notes:



    * Sweetheart (2019)(IMDb)



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    Our new intro and outro music comes from “Sphere” by Creo (CC BY 4.0), which has been slightly modified to include sound effects and for length purposes.

    • 43 min

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