The Force Fed Sci-Fi Movie Podcast

The Force Fed Sci-Fi Movie Podcast

Discussing and reviewing science fiction movies and films

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April 28, 2021 12 min
This weekly check-in features Sean rambling about future episodes, Mortal Kombat, the Oscars and octopuses. What do you think about these topics? Email or comment on our posts!
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Zack Snyder’s Justice League This time, we’re taking a special look at Zach Snyder’s Justice League and along the way we ask, could Ben Affleck have been the best onscreen Batman, exactly how much of the film is in slow motion and is there a future for the DC Extended Universe? Let’s dive in… Cast & Crew Directed by Zack Snyder: After previously directed Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Snyder took on the...
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April 18, 2021 58 min
Avengers: Age of Ultron This time, we take a look at the techno God complex blockbuster, Avengers: Age of Ultron and along the way we ask, was this the last true standalone film in the MCU, how could ten seconds on the Internet make you want to destroy the world and how does Tony Stark make artificial intelligence look so easy? Let’s dive in…. CAST & CREW Written and directed by Joss Whedon: Following the success of Th...
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April 14, 2021 3 min
    It's one of your co-host Sean Michael checking in to let you guys know that we are adding 2 new "bite-sized" episodes (as Chris likes to say). So, in the next few weeks look forward to us reviewing 2021's  Justice League and Godzilla Vs Kong.  Stay tuned and please write and subscribe to our channel, we really appreciate all the fan support. If you have a sci-fi film you want us to review please email us at for...
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April 11, 2021 61 min
This time, we take a look at the body horror isolationist classic The Thing and along the way we ask what’s the deal with Kurt Russell’s hat, what kind of research happened at Outpost 31 and was this movie spoiled right from the beginning? Let’s dive in…. Cast & Crew Directed by John Carpenter: Prior to directing The Thing, he had directed Halloween, The Fog and Escape from New York and had previously passed on the chance to...
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April 5, 2021 75 min
This time, we take a look at the future noir crime thriller Minority Report and along the way we ask just how far is the government willing to go to stop crime, does Tom Cruise not run enough in this movie and why 2054 will hopefully be just alright? Let’s dive in… Minority Report Movie Cast and Crew Directed by Steven Spielberg: At this point, Spielberg had established himself as the director in Hollywood. He had made hit after...
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March 10, 2021 72 min
This time, we review and take a look at the forgotten dystopian classic Logan’s Run and along the way ask why do dystopian films want to take the fun out of reproduction, why only keep humans alive until 30, and how did this film get lost in the shuffle? Let’s dive in… Logan's Run Movie Cast and Crew Directed by Michael Anderson: The English director had previously made the original film adaptation of George Orwell’s classic...
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March 10, 2021 58 min
This time, we’re taking a look at the space travel/horror film, Sunshine, and along the way we find out if the cast and crew of the Icarus 2 has the “right stuff,” we’ll look at how a sudden turn can totally derail a film, and is a remake of this film possible? Let’s dive into our Sunshine movie review and commentary... Sunshine (2007 Film) Movie Cast and Crew Directed by Danny Boyle: After gaining international prominence followin...
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January 21, 2021 62 min
This time, we review the fascistic satire war film Starship Troopers and along the way we wonder if it’s right to poach 18-year-olds for your military, is it really a Paul Verhoeven movie if there’s no nudity, and how did this movie spawn an entire direct-to-video franchise? Let’s dive in… Starship Troopers (1997) Cast and Crew Directed by Paul Verhoeven: As Chris remarks during the episode, this may have been the point of Verhoeve...
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December 29, 2020 48 min
This time, we look at a modern cult classic with our Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow film review and along the way ask, why is Angelina Jolie so prominent in the film’s marketing? How influential was the “digital backlot?” And, was resurrecting Laurence Olivier a smart move? Let’s dive in… Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Cast and Crew Directed by Kerry Conran: Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow was Conran’s direct...
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November 18, 2020 61 min
This time, we we look at the 2013 sleeper hit with our Pacific Rim film review, and along the way we ask if the giant Jaegers are actually possible? Does Ron Perlman play the best character in the film? Finally, we examine Pacific Rim’s complicated legacy. Let’s dive in… Pacific Rim Movie Cast and Crew Written and Directed by Guillermo del Toro: Del Toro came into the project almost by accident as he was pitching a different mov...
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September 7, 2020
This time, we go over our Waterworld Movie Review, a massively overbudgeted epic of a film. Along the way we ask, how shameless is this film a rip-off of Mad Max, is this a pro-environmental film, and is Dennis Hooper a convincing villain? Let's dive in... Waterworld Movie Cast and Crew Directed by Kevin Reynolds: Reynolds has establish a solid working relationship with Kevin Costner after directing films like Fandango, Robin H...
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August 9, 2020
This time, we review the family survival drama film A Quiet Place and ask how did John Krasinski go from office prankster to survivalist farmer, is this a film with social commentary, and why have a baby during the apocalypse? Let’s dive in… A Quiet Place (2018) Cast and Crew Written, directed and starring John Krasinski as Lee Abbott: Krasinski rose to prominence following his starring role as loveable goofball Jim Halpert on the ...
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This time, the Force Fed Sci-Fi team binged so we could bring you our own Netflix's Space Force review and rating. While watching the latest Netflix comedy Space Force we asked ourselves how is Mark Naird different from Michael Scott, is John Malkovich the new everyman of Hollywood and did Netflix somehow defeat the US Government? Let’s dive in…. Space Force Cast -Steve Carell as General Mark Naird: Carell has made his career i...
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July 5, 2020
This time, we discuss yet another Ethan Hawke film with a Daybreakers film review and along the way we ask, how can the Spierig Brothers have major issues with big pharma, why does this film disregard literal centuries of vampire lore, and is Ethan Hawke really half-assing his job as an actor? Let’s dig in…. Daybreakers Movie Cast and Crew Written & Directed by the Spierig Brothers: The Brothers have firmly placed themselves as...
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July 2, 2020
This time, we’re taking a look at the cult film Dredd (2012 movie) and along the way we ask, how does this film compare to the original film from 1995, how can a character thrive with little to no emotional development and just how badass is Ma-Ma? Let’s dive in…. Dredd (2012) Cast and Crew Directed by Pete Travis: Travis’ primary credit before Dredd was the 2008 assassination drama Vantage Point and has not done too much since thi...
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June 22, 2020
This time, we review the Silence of the Lambs rip off The Cell (movie) and along the way we ask just how obvious can the religious symbolism get, did this movie contribute to society’s morbid obsession with serial killers and why is J-Lo’s butt front and center in the frame? Let’s dig in…. The Cell Movie Cast and Crew Directed by Tarsem Singh: Prior to directing The Cell, Singh had built a career in the early 1990’s directing sever...
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May 31, 2020
This time, we’re taking a look at the influential cult classic Brazil (movie) and along the way we ask if George Orwell’s 1984 really played a part in developing the script, asking how influential is this film and is anyone safe from the ire of Terry Gilliam? Let’s dig in…. Brazil (1985) Cast & Crew Directed by Terry Gilliam: We’ve previously covered Gilliam and his “style” in our previous episode about the movie 12 Monkeys but...
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May 17, 2020
This time, we’re ascending a borrowed ladder after watching Gattaca and along the way we wonder if this is really the future, why everyone is dressed like they’re on Mad Men, are genetics the next wave of discrimination, and what’s it like living in a post-sex world? Let’s dig in… Gattaca Movie Cast and Crew Directed by Andrew Niccol: Prior to taking on Gattaca, Niccol had built a career directing television ads and took on the fil...
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This time, we review the robotic crime thriller Ghost in the Shell movie (2017) and in today’s episode we explore if this version of Tokyo exists in an alternate reality, how much does this film borrow from Blade Runner, and did Ghost in the Shell really start the conversation of “whitewashing” in Hollywood? Let’s dig in…. Ghost in the Shell movie cast Directed by Rupert Sanders: Prior to taking on Ghost in the Shell, Sanders was w...
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