‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ / Videogame Aesthetics

Following up from our epic Lord of the Rings ‘cast, Ricky D and Simon Howell had to find a way to keep the ante high to discuss The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. They could think of nothing better than to rope in one of their very favorite critics – and first-time SOS guest – Nick Schager (Slant Magazine, Time Out NY, The Village Voice) to dissect the movie and its attendant technological advances in detail. Discussed: dwarf psychology, videogame aesthetics, 48 frames per second, and Dead Alive.



The Felice Brothers – “The Big Surprise”

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“Hey You Geeks!!” Looks Back at the Best TV of 2012

‘Star Trek Into Darkness’, the newest entry into the long-running science fiction franchise, gets a new trailer