Originally Aired: 06/12/20 – We review Artemis Fowl. We talk with actor Amanda Brugel of Becky and also with actor Nadia George of Along the Water’s Edge.

Show Notes:

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We talk with actor Amanda Brugel. You’ve seen Amanda on The Handmaid’s Tale and Kim’s Convenience. She also stars in the new action thriller, Becky, now available on digital and VOD. She talks about the film and more! Amanda Brugel is an actress known for her scene-stealing performances in critically acclaimed series and films. She stars on Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale as Rita, the Martha in the Waterford House. Brugel will appear next in the new Snowpiercer series on TNT and Netflix and the mystery thriller The Education of Frederick Fitzell. Her past film and television credits include Room, Suicide Squad, Maps to the Stars, Sex After Kids, Kim’s Convenience, Eyewitness, Orphan Black and Workin’ Moms

Our review of Artemis Fowl starring Ferdia Shaw, Lara McDonnell and Josh Gad. Disney’s “Artemis Fowl,” based on the beloved book by Eoin Colfer, is a fantastical, spellbinding adventure that follows the journey of 12-year-old genius Artemis Fowl, a descendant of a long line of criminal masterminds, as he desperately tries to save his father who has been kidnapped. In order to pay his ransom, Artemis must infiltrate an ancient, underground civilization—the amazingly advanced world of fairies—and bring the kidnapper the Aculos, the fairies’ most powerful and coveted magical device. To locate the elusive object, cunning Artemis concocts a dangerous plan—so dangerous that he ultimately finds himself in a perilous war of wits with the all-powerful fairies.

We also talk with actor Nadia George. Nadia stars in Along the Water’s Edge, a short film that addresses the water crisis faced by countless indigenous communities across Canada. The film played on Superchannel this past Saturday as part of the 2020 Canadian Film Festival. She talks about the film and more! Nadia George is an award winning Mi’kmaq Canadian actor, public speaker, and Indigenous Rights and Youth Advocate. To date, Nadia has amassed a growing body of work in several film and television productions including the new children’s education series Camp Cowabunga, Anemone, Uncolonize, D-Day in 14 Stories, A Very Country Wedding, and Fear Thy Neighbor. Nadia stars in the short film Along the Water’s Edge.

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
“The 2nd Last Song” by Wordburglar with Chokeules, Jesse Dangerously, More Or Les, Savillion, Timbuktu & Touch
“Supercell” by Aesop Rock
“Wishes, Horses” by A Balladeer
“Decks Dark” by Radiohead
“Start It Up” by Campfire
“Hard Time Killing Floor Blues by Larkin Poe
Closing Music “Kelly’s Heroes” by Black Grape