THE PHANTOM MENACE - No Midi-chlorians. Kill Watto. No babysitter romance. - Make It Better

November 23, 2017

The Phantom Menace is a controversial film. Most despise it, but some love it. The question is, how could we make it better?

Daryl Smith, and Jay Sherer make some important story updates to Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace!

Check Out Our Other Recent Podcasts in Our Star Wars Series:

  1. The Last Jedi - Teaser Trailer Reaction: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-the-last-jedi-how-darth-hermit-kills-rey/
  2. Star Wars - Episode 1: The Phantom Menace (Part 1):https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-the-phantom-menace-part-1-are-midi-chlorians-bantha-poodoo/
  3. Star Wars - Episode 1: The Phantom Menace (Part 2):https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-the-phantom-menace-part-2-the-true-nature-of-the-force-is-confusing/
  4. Star Wars - Episode 2: Attack of the Clones (Part 1): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-attack-of-the-clones-part-1-how-sifo-dyas-screws-the-galaxy/
  5. Star Wars - Episode 2: Attack of the Clones (Part 2): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-attack-of-the-clones-part-2-how-anakin-is-driven-to-the-dark-side/
  6. Star Wars - Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith (Part 1): http://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-revenge-of-the-sith-part-1-legends-vs-canon/
  7. Star Wars - Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith (Part 2): http://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-revenge-of-the-sith-part-2-are-the-jedi-truly-good-are-the-sith-truly-evil/
  8. Star Wars - Prequels Trilogy Re-Cap: http://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-prequel-trilogy-wrap-up-jar-jar-hate-deceitful-marketing-more-star-wars/
  9. Star Wars - Rogue One (Part 1): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-rogue-one-part-1-fangirling-all-the-feels-and-filling-plot-holes/
  10. Star Wars - Rogue One (Part 2): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-rogue-one-part-2-krennic-is-the-employee-of-the-month/
  11. Star Wars - A New Hope (Part 1): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-a-new-hope-part-1/
  12. Star Wars - A New Hope (Part 2): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-a-new-hope-part-2/
  13. Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back (Part 1): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/the-empire-strikes-back-part-1-is-the-battle-of-hoth-the-best-battle-in-star-wars-deeper-dive/
  14. Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back (Part 2): http://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/the-empire-strikes-back-part-2-the-big-reveal-deeper-dive/

 

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What’s YOUR favorite comic book movie FIGHT? - The Story Geeks Hash It Out

November 16, 2017

Cap vs. Iron Man? Batman vs. Superman? Wonder Woman vs. the German Army? What's your favorite comic book movie fight and how does it impact the story?

Jay and Daryl breakdown their favorite comic book movie fights. What's your favorite comic book movie fight? Comment and let us know!

Comic Book Movies We've Covered on This Podcast:

  1. Man of Steel: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/superman-man-of-steel-is-zach-snyder-telling-the-truth-reclamation-society-podcast-1/
  2. Batman Begins: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/we-need-the-message-behind-batman-begins-right-now-fear-corruption-and-justice/
  3. The Dark Knight: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/the-dark-knight-is-the-joker-an-atheist/
  4. The Dark Knight Rises: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/the-dark-knight-rises-1489308636/
  5. Iron Man: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/iron-man-the-beginning-of-the-mcu/
  6. Captain American: The Winter Soldier: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/captain-america-winter-soldier-1501647410/
  7. Guardians of the Galaxy: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/guardians-of-the-galaxy-what’s-your-personal-awesome-mix/
  8. Doctor Strange: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/marvels-doctor-strange-your-identity-matters/
  9. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/batman-v-superman-the-worst-batman-of-all-time/
  10. Watchmen: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/watchmen-everyones-a-jerk-and-were-all-doomed/
  11. Suicide Squad: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/suicide-squad-heroes-villains-and-jared-letos-joker/
  12. Captain America: Civil War: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/captain-america-civil-war-are-you-team-cap-or-team-stark/
  13. Deadpool: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/deadpool-the-merc-with-a-cute-face-reclamation-society-podcast-2/

 

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Moana - Spirituality, Culture, and Impact - The Story Geeks Dig Deeper

November 9, 2017

 

Sisa Grey (voice performer in Moana) joins The Story Geeks (Daryl and Jay) to discuss Disney's Moana!

We dive into all the deep themes weaved throughout the film. Do you prefer Moana or Frozen? Email us at our new address: thestorygeeks@gmail.com!

 

Sisa's Website: http://www.sisagrey.com/

Network 1901's (Shannon McCarter) Video on Moana vs. Frozenhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9k6sOhSE-0

The Story Cauldron's Moana Podcast: https://www.thestorycauldron.com/listen/2017/8/23/episode-05-moana

 

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Batman v. Superman - The Story Geeks Make It Better

November 2, 2017

How would you make Batman v. Superman better? The Story Geeks jump back into the DCEU to share their thoughts on how this story could be improved!

Daryl and Jay each come up with three changes that, if made, would dramatically imrpove Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Do you agree with their changes? What would you change?

Email us at our new address: thestorygeeks@gmail.com!

 

We Also Dug Deeper into Batman v. Superman. Listen here:

 

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Delayed Sequels (like Blade Runner 2049) - The Story Geeks Hash It Out

October 27, 2017

What geek movies released before the year 2000 should get a Blade Runner 2049-like (delayed) sequel now?

The Story Geeks (Daryl and Jay) discuss their Top 3 picks for a delayed sequel! Want to be part of The Story Geeks community? Follow us on social media (see links below)!

What movies would you choose? Email us at our new address: thestorygeeks@gmail.com!

 

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The Top 10 Comic Book Movies

October 19, 2017

The Story Geeks discuss their Top 10 Comic Books Movies of all time! And, they read off the lists submitted by the Story Geeks community! Want to be part of The Story Geeks community? Follow us on social media (see links below)!

What are your Top 10 Comic Book Movies? Email us at our new address: thestorygeeks@gmail.com!

Comic Book Movies We've Covered on This Podcast:

  1. Man of Steel: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/superman-man-of-steel-is-zach-snyder-telling-the-truth-reclamation-society-podcast-1/
  2. Batman Begins: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/we-need-the-message-behind-batman-begins-right-now-fear-corruption-and-justice/
  3. The Dark Knight: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/the-dark-knight-is-the-joker-an-atheist/
  4. The Dark Knight Rises: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/the-dark-knight-rises-1489308636/
  5. Iron Man: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/iron-man-the-beginning-of-the-mcu/
  6. Captain American: The Winter Soldier: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/captain-america-winter-soldier-1501647410/
  7. Guardians of the Galaxy: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/guardians-of-the-galaxy-what’s-your-personal-awesome-mix/
  8. Doctor Strange: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/marvels-doctor-strange-your-identity-matters/
  9. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/batman-v-superman-the-worst-batman-of-all-time/
  10. Watchmen: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/watchmen-everyones-a-jerk-and-were-all-doomed/
  11. Suicide Squad: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/suicide-squad-heroes-villains-and-jared-letos-joker/
  12. Captain America: Civil War: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/captain-america-civil-war-are-you-team-cap-or-team-stark/
  13. Deadpool: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/deadpool-the-merc-with-a-cute-face-reclamation-society-podcast-2/

 

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The Empire Strikes Back (Part 2) - The Big Reveal - Deeper Dive

October 12, 2017

Part 2 of our conversation about The Empire Strikes Back!

Megan Salinas, Daryl Smith, and Jay Sherer dive deeper into Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back!

Check Out Our Other Recent Podcasts in Our Star Wars Series:

  1. The Last Jedi - Teaser Trailer Reaction: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-the-last-jedi-how-darth-hermit-kills-rey/
  2. Star Wars - Episode 1: The Phantom Menace (Part 1):https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-the-phantom-menace-part-1-are-midi-chlorians-bantha-poodoo/
  3. Star Wars - Episode 1: The Phantom Menace (Part 2):https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-the-phantom-menace-part-2-the-true-nature-of-the-force-is-confusing/
  4. Star Wars - Episode 2: Attack of the Clones (Part 1): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-attack-of-the-clones-part-1-how-sifo-dyas-screws-the-galaxy/
  5. Star Wars - Episode 2: Attack of the Clones (Part 2): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-attack-of-the-clones-part-2-how-anakin-is-driven-to-the-dark-side/
  6. Star Wars - Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith (Part 1): http://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-revenge-of-the-sith-part-1-legends-vs-canon/
  7. Star Wars - Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith (Part 2): http://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-revenge-of-the-sith-part-2-are-the-jedi-truly-good-are-the-sith-truly-evil/
  8. Star Wars - Prequels Trilogy Re-Cap: http://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-prequel-trilogy-wrap-up-jar-jar-hate-deceitful-marketing-more-star-wars/
  9. Star Wars - Rogue One (Part 1): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-rogue-one-part-1-fangirling-all-the-feels-and-filling-plot-holes/
  10. Star Wars - Rogue One (Part 2): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-rogue-one-part-2-krennic-is-the-employee-of-the-month/
  11. Star Wars - A New Hope (Part 1): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-a-new-hope-part-1/
  12. Star Wars - A New Hope (Part 2): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-a-new-hope-part-2/
  13. Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back (Part 1): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/the-empire-strikes-back-part-1-is-the-battle-of-hoth-the-best-battle-in-star-wars-deeper-dive/

 

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The Empire Strikes Back (Part 1) - Is the Battle of Hoth the Best Battle in Star Wars? - Deeper Dive

October 5, 2017

Are AT-ATs bad ass or cute? Part 1 of our conversation about The Empire Strikes Back!

Megan Salinas, Daryl Smith, and Jay Sherer dive deeper into Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back!

Check Out Our Other Recent Podcasts in Our Star Wars Series:

  1. The Last Jedi - Teaser Trailer Reaction: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-the-last-jedi-how-darth-hermit-kills-rey/
  2. Star Wars - Episode 1: The Phantom Menace (Part 1):https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-the-phantom-menace-part-1-are-midi-chlorians-bantha-poodoo/
  3. Star Wars - Episode 1: The Phantom Menace (Part 2):https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-the-phantom-menace-part-2-the-true-nature-of-the-force-is-confusing/
  4. Star Wars - Episode 2: Attack of the Clones (Part 1): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-attack-of-the-clones-part-1-how-sifo-dyas-screws-the-galaxy/
  5. Star Wars - Episode 2: Attack of the Clones (Part 2): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-attack-of-the-clones-part-2-how-anakin-is-driven-to-the-dark-side/
  6. Star Wars - Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith (Part 1): http://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-revenge-of-the-sith-part-1-legends-vs-canon/
  7. Star Wars - Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith (Part 2): http://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-revenge-of-the-sith-part-2-are-the-jedi-truly-good-are-the-sith-truly-evil/
  8. Star Wars - Prequels Trilogy Re-Cap: http://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-prequel-trilogy-wrap-up-jar-jar-hate-deceitful-marketing-more-star-wars/
  9. Star Wars - Rogue One (Part 1): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-rogue-one-part-1-fangirling-all-the-feels-and-filling-plot-holes/
  10. Star Wars - Rogue One (Part 2): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-rogue-one-part-2-krennic-is-the-employee-of-the-month/
  11. Star Wars - A New Hope (Part 1): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-a-new-hope-part-1/
  12. Star Wars - A New Hope (Part 2): https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-a-new-hope-part-2/

 

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Oblivion - (Not Edge of Tomorrow) - Deeper Dive

September 28, 2017

Is there too much Tom Cruise in the world, or not enough Tom Cruise?

Daryl Smith (host of the Story Geeks podcast) and Jamie Smith dive deep into Oblivion (one of their favorite movies!). They tackle all the major themes. Did you love Oblivion (not Edge of Tomorrow)?

Other Science Fiction Movies We've Covered on The Story Geeks Podcast:

  1. Our Star Wars Series! Check the show notes on this podcast for all the links: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-a-new-hope-part-2/
  2. Guardians of the Galaxy: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/guardians-of-the-galaxy-what’s-your-personal-awesome-mix/
  3. Interstellar: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/interstellar-ghosts-faith-and-your-brain-before-death/
  4. Serenity: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/serenity-respectable-prostitutes-in-space/
  5. The Martian: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/the-martian-saving-matt-damon-again/

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The Martian: Saving Matt Damon… Again.

September 21, 2017

The prequel to Interstellar... Er, maybe?

Daryl Smith (host of the Story Geeks podcast) and Elvis Illescas dive deep into a terrible sci-fi film (according to Jay, who isn't on the podcast and is just bitter about this film--Daryl and Elvis both love it, though!), The Martian. They tackle all the major themes. Did you love The Martian?

Other Science Fiction Movies We've Covered on The Story Geeks Podcast:

  1. Our Star Wars Series! Check the show notes on this podcast for all the links: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/star-wars-a-new-hope-part-2/
  2. Guardians of the Galaxy: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/guardians-of-the-galaxy-what’s-your-personal-awesome-mix/
  3. Interstellar: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/interstellar-ghosts-faith-and-your-brain-before-death/
  4. Serenity: https://reclamationsociety.podbean.com/e/serenity-respectable-prostitutes-in-space/

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