Episode 48: 2001: A Space Odyssey & Mr. Robot Season 3

Episode 48 marks the beginning of Hemant’s exploration of films by Stanley Kubrick. Over the next several weeks he will be watching various films from this iconic director’s filmography.

In this inaugural episode he visits 2001: A Space Odyssey from 1968. He’s not proud of it, but this is the first time Hemant has watched this film. He gives his thoughts on this space opera, while also taking some time to talk about a few of the more popular theories that try to make heads or tails of this movie.

Hemant also briefly talks about season 3 of the TV series Mr. Robot and why he has a love/hate relationship with this series.

00:41Introduction
3:11Mr. Robot, Season 3
10:582001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
40:00Next Week
43:59Wrap-up

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2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY Meaning of the Monolith Revealed PART 2 (2014 update) by Rob Ager

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Episode 47: Summer of 84

In this episode Hemant reports from the treadmill once again and talks about what worked and didn’t work for him during a rewatch of 2016’s 10 Cloverfield Lane.

He also revisited Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One this week with a bunch of 8 year olds. Why you ask? Well it was his oldest son’s birthday party and the main event was a showing of the film in the Rouge Cinema. Hemant gives the lowdown of his experience.

It’s then on to the feature review for the week, 2018’s Summer of 84, yet another film trying to ride the 80s wave that’s recently taken over Hollywood.

00:41Introduction
1:29From the Treadmill: 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
10:02Revisiting Ready Player One at My Son’s Birthday (2018)
24:58Summer of 84 (2018)
41:31Next Week
44:29Wrap-up

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Episode 39: Searching, Upgrade, Jack Ryan, Ozark, and More!

There’s a lot to cover in episode 39 of the Red 7 Movie Cast podcast. On this Labour Day long weekend, Hemant worked his way through season 2 of the Netflix Original series Ozark, season 1 of the Amazon Prime Original series Jack Ryan, and a few episodes of the first season of another Netflix Original series, The Innocents.

And for some reason he also watched the 1983 attack helicopter film Blue Thunder which he briefly gives his thoughts on.

It’s then time to dive into the sci-fi action film Upgrade which just recently hit Bluray and VOD, as well as Searching, the debut film by director Aneesh Chaganty that just opened in theaters this weekend.

00:41Introduction
1:18Ozark, Season 2
9:32Jack Ryan, Season 1
19:08The Innocents, Season 1
21:26Blue Thunder (1983)
25:35Upgrade (2018)
38:47Searching (2018)
50:56Preview of Episode 40
52:11Wrap-up

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