Our special guest this week is Johnny Pemberton of Son of Zorn. Scott talks to him about what it's like to be in a show with an animated character. We discuss and review this year's Rogue One-inspired Force Friday.
Other topics discussed this week include a Star Wars Rogue One toy movie contest, a big Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them event and an awesome fan-made Indiana Jones animated trailer.
It's our Season 3 premiere! Jeff and Scott discuss their Force Friday experiences and where they found the best stuff. Lauren Gallaway joins the Geek Assembly to discuss time travel in movies and television shows. Does time travel ever work in a story? What's more important - the science or the number of plot holes? We discuss it all and examine The Time Machine, Back to the Future, Terminator, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Flash and more.
Other topics this week include Force Friday's rarest collectible, a Goonies immersion theater experience, the upcoming C-3PO comic book and Chris Evans talking about his future with Marvel.
All this and the Geek Assembly meets its arch nemesis.
A special thanks to Steve Van Zandt for his work on this episode!
As we begin today's podcast, Scott & Jeff are testing out some new toys on the holodeck...leading to a discussion about new toy announcements.
Later in the Geek Assembly meeting, we discuss whether or not Batman Returns is the ideal DC Comics Dark Knight movie and whether or not The Matrix ruined the sic-fi genre.
Other topics include a new Heroes comic book series, a look back at Christopher Lee's life, reactions to Jurassic World and the plot for Independence Day 2.
NINE MORE MARVEL MOVIES in the next FIVE YEARS! Marvel recently announced that line-up to the world and the Geek Assembly is meeting this week to make sense of it all! Adam Holmes of Cinemablend joins us to break down the movies, how they all tie together and what may happen as we get to Infinity War Part 1 & 2.
We'll also take a look at some of the new ideas getting pitched to LEGO!
Other news stories in this episode include, casting for the Supergirl TV series, Stephen Amell's thoughts on The Flash movie, an aging Terminator photo and the people helping the creator of Operation.
And what Star Wars clothing item is Merchman buying now????
Just look at that picture! How does it make you feel? In this episode, we take a look at some of the funny and questionable responses that it recently generated on the internet. We also react to the new trailers for the classic Batman series Blu-ray and the latest from Guardians of the Galaxy.
With San Diego Comic-Con just around the corner, we discuss some of the recent announcements about panels, TV shows, pilots and exclusives.
Other news discussed includes whether we'll see Sylar in Heroes Reborn, Brandon Routh's return to being a superhero, Kevin Smith's reaction to visiting the Episode VII set and the rumor about Billie Lourd's role in the movie.
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The 2nd Annual Rancho Obi-Wan Gala
In the Assembly Hall, the topic of conversation is all about the SFX Magazine's 250 greatest moments in sci-fi, fantasy & horror. With only some of the list getting teased, the conversation branches out into other geek talk about Wash's death in Serenity, great moments from Firefly, what doesn't belong in the top 10 and moments we hope made the list.
May the Fourth be with you! It's time to celebrate Star Wars Day 2014! With so much going on in the Star Wars universe right now, there are plenty of reasons to start celebrating and discussing things right now.
Our Star Wars and Endor-themed episode includes sharing thoughts on the Star Wars Rebels clip that premiered at Wondercon, Dave Filoni's comments on fan skepticism, the recent announcement about the future of canon and the Expanded Universe and the new line of adult Star Wars books.
We'll also discuss the guest list for Star Wars Weekends, the latest news regarding the Disney park's Star Wars expansion, a Kickstarter campaign that's raising money to fund a documentary about Alan Ladd, Jr. and the release of some new Star Wars costumes and geek gear from Black Milk.
Don't miss this force-powered assembly meeting or Darth GANNIN will be most displeased with you lack of attendance.
It's an episode about finding new geek movie interests, talking about classic toys and taking your OS to the movies. Our special geek assembly guest is Brian Stillman, the director and producer of Plastic Galaxy: The Story of Star Wars Toys. He'll join us to discuss our mutual interest in toy fandom and some of the great moments of the film. We might even get him to tell us his favorite Star Wars toy of all time. It's a great geek chat that you won't want to miss.
Also, we share our knee-jerk reactions to the Guardians of the Galaxy trailer. Plus, an artificial intelligence expert gives his take on the movie Her, plans for more Lego movies, a new Fantastic Four reboot, when we might actually be getting Marty's shoes and a little controversy surrounding the Star Wars Rebels toy reveal.
Finally, how will GANNIN take ALISS to the movies?
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