Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #348: Senor Spielbergo

He's considered one of the greatest movie directors of his generation, a multiple award winner, and the grandfather of the "summer blockbuster". And in celebration of his upcoming 75th birthday, we are doing a deep dive into the life and career of Steven Spielberg. What is your favorite Spielberg production? Plus fandom news, your feedback, and some housekeeping!

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NEWS

Spider-Man No Way Home trailer

Disney Parks announcements from Destination D

Rachel on Set Lusting Bruce

 

RESOURCES

Mr Burns hired Senor Spielbergo

60 Minutes: Steven Spielberg interview on Directing (1992)

Steven Spielberg vs Alfred Hitchcock. Epic Rap Battles of History

Michael Jackson - Liberian Girl

Steven Spielberg wins Best Directing: 1994 Oscars

SNL Digital Short: Laser Cats 7 - Saturday Night Live

Steven Spielberg - Director & Producer Mini Bio

Steven Spielberg gives a tour of Universal Studios

Steven Spielberg on the ‘Jaws’ shark - The Dick Cavett Show (July 1st, 1981)

Steven Spielberg Academy of Achievement speech

BBC Radio 1 “It belongs in a museum!” Steven Spielberg on Jurassic Park, ET and his greatest movie memento

10 tips from Steven Spielberg for Screenwriters and Filmmakers

Spielberg’s Story: The Life and Career of Steven Spielberg

 


Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #347: Eternal-y

SPOILER ALERT! Join us as we take a look at the 26th cinematic entry in the MCU, Eternals. Bringing in these characters opens up a whole new universe (pun intended!) of stories, including some mind-breaking revelations. Plus some news that sends us on a few tangents, and your feedback that sends us down a rabbit hole. 

 

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NEWS

Dean Stockwell, Actor Known for ‘Quantum Leap,’ ‘Blue Velvet’ and ‘Married to the Mob,’ Dies at 85

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses trailer

Disney+ Day announcements

Gold Standard #37: My Fair Lady

 

RESOURCES

Eternals Post Credit Scene and Secret Cameo Scenes explained

Eternals full breakdown, Marvel Phase 4 Easter Eggs and Things you missed

 

 

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #346: Mystery Actor Archive Vol 15

We're back again with pulling names out of the proverbial hat! This time we're looking into the careers of two celebrities. Which box office juggernaut holds a Guinness World Record as the world's highest-grossing actor? And which TV and film star rose to prominence in an ITV historical series after replacing a future Doctor Who star? Plus your feedback, some tangents, and several giggles. 

 


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Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #345: Ka-Chow

Time to hit the mother road and mosey on down to Radiator Springs. Join us along with Lightning McQueen, Mater, Sally, and the rest of the gang as we take a look at the Pixar Cars franchise. From the feature films to the theme park attractions (and food in cones!) we discuss why this franchise is more than a toy cash grab. Plus some news and housekeeping! 


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NEWS

Book of Boba Fett trailer

Lightyear trailer


RESOURCES

Film Theory: The Cars in The Cars Movie AREN’T CARS!

Meet the Voices Behind Cars

 

 

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #344: Mazes and Monsters

 
*Content Warning, not for young ears! CW: mentions of drug use, child abuse, and suicide

In the post-Vietnam era, the United States was seeing a major cultural change. This included a surge of conservative ideals and concern about anything that might expose children to anything considered "demonic". This "Satanic Panic" would have ripple effects across many avenues including popular culture. We take a look at some of the events that made headlines, along with the made-for-TV film that was loosely "inspired" by one of them. 
 

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NEWS

Peter Scolari, Emmy-Winning ‘Bosom Buddies’ Actor, Dies at 66

 

RESOURCES

Wired Magazine (2008) Dungeon Master: The Life and Legacy of Gary Gygax

NY Times (1982) TV: Mazes and Monsters, Fantasy

Dungeons & Dragons: Satanic Panic | Retro Report (2016)

Skeptical Inquirer (1994) The Attacks on Role Playing Games

Polygon (2021) How a pending lawsuit changed the original Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set

The Disappearance of James Dallas Egbert III

The State News (1979)

Understanding the Satanic Panic | Prism of the Past

The Controversial History of Dungeons & Dragons

Tim Kask on TSR #4: The Steam Tunnel Incident

Cautionary Tales with Tim Harford: Demonizing Dungeons & Dragons

Could Dungeons and Dragons Help Fight Screen Addiction? | Retro Report on PBS

Is Dungeons & Dragons Evil? 60 Minutes 1985 Special

The Satanic Panic of the 1980’s vs Dungeons and Dragons

The Spoony Experiment review of Mazes & Monsters

 

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #343: We Scare Because We Care

Beware! This week's episode contains MONSTERS that might make you scream....with LAUGHTER! Join us as we travel to the world of Monstropolis with Mike, Sulley, and the rest of the Monsters, Inc gang. Plus the news, your feedback, and some housekeeping.

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NEWS

Disney movie delays

Doctor Who: Flux trailer

New episode of Gold Standard: The Oscars Podcast

Episode #35 Lawrence of Arabia

October Patreon Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (with Holly)

Rachel at Hammond Public Library Fan Fest

 

RESOURCES

Rune Cast Dice

What If Boo Grew Up? (Monsters, Inc. 2)

 


Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #342: What If...?

 

Time. Space. Reality. It's more than a linear path. It's a prism of endless possibility, where a single choice can branch out into infinite realities, creating alternate worlds from the ones you know. Join us this week and ponder the question... "What if?" the latest Marvel series on Disney+ Plus just a little bit of news and your feedback.

 



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NEWS

Doctor Who returns this Halloween