9 episodes

The Every Single Sci-Fi Film Ever* podcast looks back at more than a century of films, beginning in 1902 and working towards the future. Each episode focuses on a film, director or theme and brings in experts to discuss the history, politics, and influences. Join sci-fi enthusiast Ayesha Khan as she travels through time and space, encounters aliens, and battles authoritarian regimes all from the comfort of your home planet. Released every two weeks
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Every Single Sci-Fi Film Ever‪*‬ Ayesha Khan

    • TV & Film
    • 4.1 • 33 Ratings

The Every Single Sci-Fi Film Ever* podcast looks back at more than a century of films, beginning in 1902 and working towards the future. Each episode focuses on a film, director or theme and brings in experts to discuss the history, politics, and influences. Join sci-fi enthusiast Ayesha Khan as she travels through time and space, encounters aliens, and battles authoritarian regimes all from the comfort of your home planet. Released every two weeks
*Almost

    King Kong: The Origin of a Cinematic Titan

    King Kong: The Origin of a Cinematic Titan

    As with all episodes of this podcast there are spoilers ahead! For full detailed shownotes (without character limits) you can choose the episode on the watch page here. I would love for you to join in by watching the film King Kong here.Description:In early March 1933 the US welcomed Franklin D Roosevelt as their 32nd president. The longest lasting presidency in US history. That same weekend the original King Kong opened in theatres in New York. The huge ape was a big success and continues to...

    • 53 min
    Just Imagine a Musical Rom-Com Sci-Fi!

    Just Imagine a Musical Rom-Com Sci-Fi!

    As with all episodes of this podcast there are spoilers ahead! For full detailed shownotes (without character limits) you can choose this episode on the watch page here and scroll down. I would love for you to join in by watching the film Just Imagine which is available here.If you would like to share your thoughts on the film or the episode you can do that on Instagram. DescriptionHow did the US make a lighthearted, musical rom-com in answer to the grand German dystopia of Metropolis? Just I...

    • 45 min
    Frankenstein Goes to Hollywood

    Frankenstein Goes to Hollywood

    We're doing things a little differently this episode. There are still spoilers ahead! Frankenstein is considered by many people to be a solid first choice for the first science fiction novel. (Before you start jumping up and down in disgust, yes, there are many stories from the 1600s and even ancient tales which are considered to be strong contenders for the first written sci-fi story. That does not take away from the influence of Mary Shelley.) In 1816 the teenager* went on holiday to Switze...

    • 49 min
    Metropolis: The Most Influential Sci-Fi Film Ever*

    Metropolis: The Most Influential Sci-Fi Film Ever*

    *Almost. As with all episodes of this podcast there are spoilers ahead!You can watch Metropolis (1927) here or here: For full shownotes visit the watch page for this episode on the website: https://www.everyscififilm.com/watchDescriptionAfter losing World War I Germany entered a time of economic hardship and political turmoil. In 1918 the Monarchy abdicated. The country was financially crippled by the reparations enforced by The Treaty of Versailles and German democracy began.From 1918 until ...

    • 54 min
    Aelita: The 100 Year Old Queen of Mars

    Aelita: The 100 Year Old Queen of Mars

    As with all episodes of this podcast there are spoilers ahead!You can watch Aelita Queen of Mars (1924) here. For full shownotes visit the watch page for this episode on the website: https://www.everyscififilm.com/watch Lenin, the leader of the Russian revolution and the new soviet Russia declared “cinema is for us the most important of the arts”. He recognised the power of film to reach a wide range of audiences and its potential as propaganda. The country was struggling as was its film...

    • 51 min
    The Creator: David Eagleman's favourite sci-fi film ever

    The Creator: David Eagleman's favourite sci-fi film ever

    As with all episodes of this podcast there are spoilers ahead! Every once in a while we take a break from watching and learning about old science fiction films and speak to a guest about their favourite sci-fi film. In this episode I speak to David Eagleman about The Creator and what about this 2023 film made it to the top of his list.For full shownotes with references to the subjects mentioned in this episode you can visit https://www.everyscififilm.com/the-creator-david-eagleman-s-fvou...

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

ricky tikki ,

I’ve been waiting for a show like this!

The hosts bring a perfect blend of humor, knowledge, and enthusiasm for this fascinating topic. Can’t wait for more!

HHouse ,

Perfect for sci fi fans

This show is off to great start. It approaches sci fi from an academic view, with plenty of critical analysis. But it also recognizes that we are fans and gives us a common language to communicate about this genre.

CavemanLawyer ,

Great experts

Great guests and content through episode 1. Thank you for putting this together and bringing it to life. I’ve been looking for a new sci-fi podcast and I’m happy to have this follow to add.

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