Originally Aired: 05/22/20 – We review Snowpiercer. We talk with actor Meaghan Rath of Hawaii Five-O and also with actor Phillip Lewitski of Utopia Falls

Show Notes:

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We talk with actor Meaghan Rath! Meaghan was a regular guest on Geek Hard between 2011 and 2016! Earlier this year, we announced that Meaghan was the winner of our “Guest of Decade” honour on the Froggy Awards! She joins us to accept the award. She’ll also tell us all about her adventures on Hawaii Five-0 and more! A dynamic and versatile performer, Meaghan Rath is an award-nominated actress and producer best known for her role as Sally Malik in the adaptation of the popular U.K. television series Being Human. Rath starred in the comedy Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life and has appeared in recurring roles on New Girl, Secrets & Lies, and the crime drama Banshee. Rath produced and starred in the indie feature film Three Night Stand. The film is available on video on demand. She also played Tani Rey for three seasons on Hawaii Five-0.

Our review of Snowpiercer starring Daveed Diggs, Jennifer Connelly and Mickey Sumner. Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity who inhabit a perpetually moving train, with 1001 cars, that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out in this riveting television adaptation.

We also talk with actor Phillip Lewitski. Phillip is one of the stars of Utopia Falls, which is available for streaming on Hulu and CBC Gem. He’ll be on to chat about his work on the series and more! Born in Canada, Phillip Lewitski comes from a French, Ukrainian, and Mohawk ancestry. His heritage is a strong part of his identity and he strives to learn and explore his cultural roots. He grew up playing the piano, violin, and drums, with drumming being a way to connect with his Mohawk culture. He is a huge advocate for mental health and volunteers his time working with youth struggling from abusive homes, domestic violence, and drugs. At age 19 he published a book, Inside My Head, documenting his experiences growing up with hope to impact other teens struggling with life’s ups and downs.

It was a great show!

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Production Credits:

Geek Hard Logo – Candice Hibbard and Rich Robbins
Technical Production – Gary LaBarr, Recorded at the Reality Radio 101 Studio
Hosts/Producers – Andrew Young & James Green

Music Credits:

Opening Music “Eterna Teen” by Mark
“Normal 2.0” by More Or Les
“Theme from Hawaii Five-0” by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
“Takin’ Care of Business” by Bachman-Turner Overdrive
“Vivace” by Tom Hillock & Nicolas Boscovic
“Casey Jones” by Mike McClurkin
“If I Had A Heart by” Fever Ray
Closing Music “Kelly’s Heroes” by Black Grape