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A single movie is more powerful than a thousand realities...or something.
Come to Fellowship Of The Reel, a movie review podcast beyond the furthest reaches of your imagination.
Four movie fans meet to discuss, debate, and ultimately review movies of their own choosing.
One Movie Review Podcast To Rule Them All!

Fellowship Of The Reel Philip A. McClimon

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A single movie is more powerful than a thousand realities...or something.
Come to Fellowship Of The Reel, a movie review podcast beyond the furthest reaches of your imagination.
Four movie fans meet to discuss, debate, and ultimately review movies of their own choosing.
One Movie Review Podcast To Rule Them All!

    Been There Done That

    Been There Done That

    Been there done that
    In this conversation, the hosts delve into various moon-related conspiracy theories. They discuss the possibility of the moon being hollow, the historical evidence of the moon's appearance, and noteworthy moon-landing conspiracies. The conversation also touches upon the challenges of verifying moon landing evidence using earthbound and lunar telescopes, concluding with a reflection on the credibility of such theories.

    Moon Hollow Theory
    Lunar Landing Conspiracy
    Moon's Historical Appearance
    Verification Challenges

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    Leave It At That

    Leave It At That

    Leave it at that
    In this podcast episode, James and Chris discuss their personal feelings about Miko Hughes, a former child actor turned DJ. The conversation reveals James's unfavorable opinion of Miko, touching on his experiences and physical attributes, but ultimately deciding to leave deeper reasons undisclosed.

    Introduction to the Topic
    Miko Hughes: Actor and DJ
    James's Dislike for Miko
    Closing Thoughts

    • 1 min
    Didn't need to know that

    Didn't need to know that

    A Fascination with NASA: Tour Memories and Near Misses
    The speaker reminisces about their lifelong fascination with NASA, beginning from childhood and influencing their college aspirations. They discuss how a college friend's advice led them to reconsider their career path after the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. The narrative focuses on a memorable tour of NASA in Houston where they visited historic mission control rooms used during the Apollo and Mercury missions. The speaker expresses disappointment at narrowly missing an encounter with Fred Krantz, the mission controller from Apollo 13, illustrating the excitement and occasional frustrations of being a dedicated NASA enthusiast.
    00:00 My Love for NASA Began Early
    00:05 College Dreams and the Space Shuttle Disaster
    00:31 Space Shuttle Program and Space Force
    00:38 NASA Tours and Space Camps
    00:58 Houston Tour and Apollo Missions
    01:29 Missing the Legendary Kranz
    02:05 Reflecting on Missed Opportunities

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    APOLLO 13

    APOLLO 13

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    APOLLO 13
    Episode Apollo 13 Review
    Apollo 13: A Journey Through Triumph and Adversity
    In this episode, the hosts delve into the intricate details, themes, and significant moments of the
    film 'Apollo 13.' They explore character development, storyline exposition, and the numerous
    obstacles faced by the protagonists. The discussion highlights historical context, foreshadowing
    elements, emotional swings, and technical aspects of the movie. Notable quotes, memorable
    scenes, and the contributions of the actors and director are emphasized. The conversation covers
    the intense 'Dark Night of the Soul' sequence, power management decisions, dramatic reentry,
    and the heroic efforts of the crew and NASA. The episode reflects on the emotional turmoil
    faced by families, the historical significance of the real Lovell's cameo, and concludes with
    unanimous recommendations, celebrating the film's powerful storytelling and true-to-life
    heroism.
    00:00 Introduction and Initial Thoughts
    00:44 Movie Setup and Notable Quotables
    01:14 NASA Movie Quotes Challenge
    03:06 Discussion on Hidden Figures
    03:46 Favorite NASA Movie Quotes
    06:12 Apollo 13: Critics and Audience Reception
    07:08 Personal Reflections on Apollo 13
    11:26 Generational Differences and Work Ethic
    15:39 Box Office Success and Tom Hanks' Career
    16:54 Analyzing the Movie's Structure
    30:42 Theme and Character Analysis
    39:31 Foreshadowing and Routine in Space Missions
    40:13 The Catalyst and Breaking the Two
    40:31 The Launch and Family Dynamics
    42:50 Space Broadcasts and Routine
    43:12 Houston, We Have a Problem
    46:19 Working the Problem and Family Impact
    49:01 False Defeat and Bad Guys Close In
    52:20 Dark Night of the Soul
    01:00:31 Break into Three and Power Procedures
    01:03:56 The Hightower Surprise and Final Image
    01:10:41 Final Thoughts and Recommendations
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    Snyder's Genres:
    MONSTER IN THE HOUSE - MONSTER, HOUSES, SIN
    GOLDEN FLEECE - ROAD, TEAM, PRIZE
    OUT OF THE BOTTLE - A WISH, A SPELL, A LESSON
    DUDE WITH A PROBLEM - AN INNOCENT HERO, A SUDDEN EVENT, A TEST OF SURVIVAL
    RITE OF PASSAGE - A LIFE PROBLEM, THE WRONG WAY TO FIX IT, THE SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM
    BUDDY LOVE - AN INCOMPLETE HERO, A COUNTERPART NEEDED TO MAKE THEIR LIFE

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    Trailer For Review of Apollo 13

    Trailer For Review of Apollo 13

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    APOLLO 13
    Math, Heroes, and Aliens: An Unconventional Discussion
    In this episode, the conversation covers a wide range of topics, from using math by hand to get home, to discussing an unlikely hero who wears a tie and glasses. The dialogue introduces humorous elements involving space talk, sexual innuendo, and a playful mention of Tom Hanks playing both Buzz and Woody. The participants debate the roles of divine intervention versus human effort, touch on dark themes involving aliens, and reminisce about Clint Howard's memorable performance. A recurring theme of 'Bad Guys Closed In' adds intensity to the discussion.
    00:00 Introduction and Initial Thoughts
    00:11 Space Talk and Humor
    00:18 Philosophical Musings
    00:22 Alien Theories and Movie References
    00:32 Clint Howard's Performance
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    Everywhere we are, all at once.
    https://linktr.ee/fellowshipofthereel
    Tell us what you think of the movie. Would you give it a PASS, CONSIDER, or a RECOMMEND?
    Have a movie to suggest? A comment to make?
    You have ninety seconds. ACTION!
    Leave us a voice mail
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    Visit our Facebook page for updates, fun movie news, or just to leave us a comment.
    Fellowship Of The Reel | Facebook
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    To listen to all of Sherry's picks, click HERE
    To listen to all of James' picks, click HERE
    To listen to all of Phil's picks, click HERE
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    Snyder's Genres:
    MONSTER IN THE HOUSE - MONSTER, HOUSES, SIN
    GOLDEN FLEECE - ROAD, TEAM, PRIZE
    OUT OF THE BOTTLE - A WISH, A SPELL, A LESSON
    DUDE WITH A PROBLEM - AN INNOCENT HERO, A SUDDEN EVENT, A TEST OF SURVIVAL
    RITE OF PASSAGE - A LIFE PROBLEM, THE WRONG WAY TO FIX IT, THE SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM
    BUDDY LOVE - AN INCOMPLETE HERO, A COUNTERPART NEEDED TO MAKE THEIR LIFE WHOLE, A COMPLICATION THAT IS KEEPING THEM APART EVEN THOUGH THAT FORCE IS BINDING THEM TOGETHER
    WHYDUNNIT? - A DETECTIVE, A SECRET, A DARK TURN
    FOOL TRIUMPHANT - A FOOL, AN ESTABLISHMENT, A TRANSMUTATION
    INSTITUTIONALIZED - A GROUP, A CHOICE, A SACRIFICE (JOIN, BURN IT DOWN, COMMIT SUICIDE)
    SUPERHERO - A POWER, A NEMESIS, A CURSE
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    The Snyder Beats:
    OPENING IMAGE
    THEME STATED
    SETUP
    CATALYST
    DEBATE
    BREAK INTO TWO
    B STORY
    FUN AND GAMES
    MIDPOINT (FALSE VICTORY OR DEFEAT BUT OPPOSITE OF THE ALL IS LOST)
    BAD GUYS CLOSE IN
    ALL IS LOST (OPPOSITE OF THE MIDPOINT, FALSE VICTORY OR DEFEAT)
    DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL
    BREAK INTO THREE
    gathering the team
    executing the plan
    high tower surprise
    dig deep down
    execution of the new plan
    FINALE
    FINAL IMAGE
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    "Welcome to the Show" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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    Computer Generated Images

    Computer Generated Images

    The Evolution of CGI and Its Unsung Heroes
    In this episode, the discussion focuses on the early advancements in CGI technology, particularly in popular films like Star Wars and Jurassic Park. The conversation highlights how pioneering efforts in computer-generated imagery transformed filmmaking, including anecdotes about the first use of CGI for the T-Rex in Jurassic Park and the T-1000 in Terminator. Additionally, the episode delves into the contributions of Adam Jones, the guitarist from Tool, who worked on practical effects for dinosaurs before achieving musical fame.
    00:00 Introduction and Initial Thoughts
    00:03 The Blend of CGI and Practical Effects
    00:22 The Game-Changing T-Rex Chase Scene
    01:02 Adam Jones' Contribution to Dinosaur Practical Effects
    01:41 Stan Winston's Legacy in Film
    01:58 Conclusion and Final Thoughts
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    Everywhere we are, all at once.
    https://linktr.ee/fellowshipofthereel
    Tell us what you think of the movie. Would you give it a PASS, CONSIDER, or a RECOMMEND?
    Have a movie to suggest? A comment to make?
    You have ninety seconds. ACTION!
    Leave us a voice mail
    -----*-----
    Visit our Facebook page for updates, fun movie news, or just to leave us a comment.
    Fellowship Of The Reel | Facebook
    -----*-----
    To listen to all of Chris' picks, click HERE
    To listen to all of Sherry's picks, click HERE
    To listen to all of James' picks, click HERE
    To listen to all of Phil's picks, click HERE
    -----*-----
    Snyder's Genres:
    MONSTER IN THE HOUSE - MONSTER, HOUSES, SIN
    GOLDEN FLEECE - ROAD, TEAM, PRIZE
    OUT OF THE BOTTLE - A WISH, A SPELL, A LESSON
    DUDE WITH A PROBLEM - AN INNOCENT HERO, A SUDDEN EVENT, A TEST OF SURVIVAL
    RITE OF PASSAGE - A LIFE PROBLEM, THE WRONG WAY TO FIX IT, THE SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM
    BUDDY LOVE - AN INCOMPLETE HERO, A COUNTERPART NEEDED TO MAKE THEIR LIFE WHOLE, A COMPLICATION THAT IS KEEPING THEM APART EVEN THOUGH THAT FORCE IS BINDING THEM TOGETHER
    WHYDUNNIT? - A DETECTIVE, A SECRET, A DARK TURN
    FOOL TRIUMPHANT - A FOOL, AN ESTABLISHMENT, A TRANSMUTATION
    INSTITUTIONALIZED - A GROUP, A CHOICE, A SACRIFICE (JOIN, BURN IT DOWN, COMMIT SUICIDE)
    SUPERHERO - A POWER, A NEMESIS, A CURSE
    -----*-----
    The Snyder Beats:
    OPENING IMAGE
    THEME STATED
    SETUP
    CATALYST
    DEBATE
    BREAK INTO TWO
    B STORY
    FUN AND GAMES
    MIDPOINT (FALSE VICTORY OR DEFEAT BUT OPPOSITE OF THE ALL IS LOST)
    BAD GUYS CLOSE IN
    ALL IS LOST (OPPOSITE OF THE MIDPOINT, FALSE VICTORY OR DEFEAT)
    DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL
    BREAK INTO THREE
    gathering the team
    executing the plan
    high tower surprise
    dig deep down
    execution of the new plan
    FINALE
    FINAL IMAGE
    -----*-----
    "Welcome to the Show" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Extended license purchased.
    Fade out applied.
    Podcast recording overlaid onto track.

    Transitions sounds courtesy of Lloyd. Lloyd has very graciously made a whole host of podcast

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