There’s way too much good stuff out this week including the 35th anniversary release of Alien, underrated summer blockbuster Edge of Tomorrow and TV seasons like Vikings, Bates Motel and, our Pick of the Week, Rick & Morty Season 1.
The first possible cast member for True Detective Season 2, Arrow and Flash casting, details about Pacific Rim: The Series and much more in this week’s return of News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe discuss competing pirate shows, Amazon getting HBO shows on Prime Instant Video, a new Cabin Fever, season 5 of Mad Men, ridiculous 90’s comics, Mortal Kombat, the lack of concern in Transcendence and much more.
The last day of January was rocked by the news that Jesse Eisenberg is Lex Luthor and there was a ton of other news this week as well.
Christian Slater leads a team of military personnel on a moon base when a meteor storm bombards the base and may have brought something alien with them that starts infecting the crew in the upcoming sci fi/horror movie, Stranded.
Thanks to the effort of Vin Diesel and David Twohy, Riddick will be returning to theaters this September, finding himself on the run from both bounty hunters and alien creatures on an inhospitable planet.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe dive deep into the questions and theories of Prometheus, bad ass historical figures, Mad Men, twin Jackie Chans, the death of Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and much more.
Ridley Scott returns to sci-fi with Prometheus and also returns to the Alien universe to the tell a prequel about an alien species who might have created the human race and a science team setting out to discover a planet depicted in ancient carvings and writings.
The late Jerry Goldsmith is easily one of the greatest film composers of all time and has scored some of our favorite movies, like Rambo, Gremlins, Air Force One, Poltergeist, LA Confidential, Alien and much more.
The return of the Madagascar gang brought in slightly more money than the return of Ridley Scott to sci-fi over the weekend.