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Dune Pod is your one stop shop to get ready for the new Dune movie. Each week, your hosts Haitch, Jason, and special guests, break down movies by…

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Haitch and Jason are joined by podcasting legend and host of Sword & Laser, Veronica Belmont. We discuss Terry Gilliam’s 1981 classic sci-fi/fantasy film, Time Bandits. We cover the struggle between seemingly all powerful beings, try to figure out what Gilliam’s problem is with wrapped plastic, and Veronica sings! Twice.

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Good Will Hunting

Good Will Hunting

★★★★

We are joined by comic book writer and artist, MikeyP. We discuss the amazing behind the scenes story of making this film, exceptional achievements in accent work, and just how much we ache over losing Robin Williams.

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WarGames

WarGames

★★★★★

3 time superstar return guest Meredith Borders joins us to discuss Matthew Broderick’s star making performance in the hacker, Cold War thriller, WarGames! We cover the secret, hacker history of the making of WarGames, the relevance of game theory, and how much we still love Ally Sheedy.

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Incendies

Incendies

★★★★

We are joined by Dune Pod graphic designer and co-host the Cinenauts podcast, Ctcher. We discuss Denis Villeneuve’s Oscar nominated, breakout final Canadian feature film, Incendies. We cover the stark beauty Denis captured in the Jordanian desert, the dangers of war and sectarian violence, and how to properly respond to a potential bear attack.

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We discuss Paul Thomas Anderson’s bizarre paranoia noir, Inherent Vice, starring Dune (2021)’s Josh Brolin. We cover the importance of good hygeine, how the current era has us on edge, and debate appropriate drug use.

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We are joined by co-host of the 70mm Podcast SLASH famous artist, Danny Haas. We discuss the other seminal, ecological sci-fi masterpiece, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. We cover the power of art, the interconnectedness of nature, and how the more things change, the more they stay the same.

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We're joined by cartoonist and co-host of the Film Hags podcast, Melissa Mendes. We discuss the 1990 dark comedy starring Keanu, River Phoenix, Kevin Kline, Tracy Ullman, and William Hurt, I Love You to Death. We cover monogamy in long term relationships, the appeal of true crime, and the enduring legacy of religion in our lives.

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Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by the crew of the Lost Light podcast, Jim Lind and Caleb VanDeren. We discuss the 1986 classic animated sci-fi film, The Transformers: The Movie (1986). We cover the importance of succession planning, debate hair metal, and wrestle with mortality following the traumatic deaths of our beloved icons.

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