Originally Aired: 06/02/17
We talk about the news of the week with Diana McCallum of From Superheroes in studio. A company in Holland – Nerdalizer is moving on to second pilot project to use cloud servers to heat water in homes. Sin City to be rebooted but for the small screen according to Frank Miller. CW announcing Annabelle Odette cast as an actual Supergirl villain, Reign for season 3. Phoenix Comic Con has announced that they will be banning all cosplay weapons at the show after the attempted murder of Jason David Frank. 80’s icons The Incredible Hulk and Flash Gordon, Lou Ferigno and Sam Jones, have a dust up at the London Comic Con.
Our review of Wonder Woman starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine and Robin Wright. Synopsis: Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that’s raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.
We talk with documentary filmmaker Alexandre Philippe will join us via phone to promote his latest doc, 78/52. This man has brought us such gems as The People vs. George Lucas and Doc of Dead. His current film is a feature-length documentary about the single most extraordinary and mysterious scene in the history of cinema: the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s PSYCHO. 78/52 tells the story of the man behind the curtain and his greatest obsession. He joins us to tell us all about it and we’ll geek out over this and more. Alexandre Philippe holds a Masters Degree in Dramatic Writing from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and is Creative Director of Denver-based Cinema Vertige and Exhibit A Pictures. He has written, directed and produced numerous award-winning films and documentaries, including THE PEOPLE vs. GEORGE LUCAS, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF PAUL THE PSYCHIC OCTOPUS, and DOC OF THE DEAD. Alexandre is also co-owner and co-creator of Fried Comics. For more info on 78/52, check out Alexandre’s website.
It was a great show!
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Geek Hard Logo – Candice Hibbard and Rich Robbins
Technical Production – Gary LaBarr, Recorded at the Reality Radio 101 Studio
Producers – Andrew Young & James Green
Opening Music “Eterna Teen” by Mark Holman
“You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go” by Bob Dylan
“Wonder Woman Theme” by Super Hero Invasion
“Angel on the Wing” by Rupert Gregson-Williams
“Psycho Killer” by Velvet Revolver
“Psycho Theme” by Bernard Herrmann
“One for My Baby (And One More for the Road)” by Frank Sinatra
Closing Music “Kelly’s Heroes” by Black Grape