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OV314 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Days 20-38 (Sci-Fi Showcase) - The Adjustment Bureau, Next, Minority Report, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Code 8, Vivarium, The X-Files, and Devs (Guest: Ben Sears)

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Release Date: 04/27/2020

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OV314 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Days 20-38 (Sci-Fi Showcase) - The Adjustment Bureau, Next, Minority Report, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Code 8, Vivarium, The X-Files, and Devs (Guest: Ben Sears)

In the midst of a global pandemic and stay at home orders all over the country, I am coping by watching movies and podcasting about them as if they were part of a Film Festival. Here is my coverage of cOVid-19 Film Festival Days 20-38: Sci-fi Showcase (April 6-24, 2020). For the spotlight review, frequent guest ad contributor Ben calls in to talk about Alex Garland’s Devs with me in a non-spoiler and spoiler review.

Timestamps

  • Show Start – 00:26
  • News & Stats - 02:19
  • Non-Virus News - 12:12 

cOVid-19 Film Festival - 23:18

Sci-Fi Spotlight

  • The X-Files Season 1 - 24:08
  • Minority Report (2002) - 29:19
  • Next (2007) - 33:58
  • The Adjustment Bureau (2011) - 37:22
  • 28 Days Later (2003) - 39:53
  • Sunshine (2007) - 44:05
  • Code 8 (2019) - 48:36
  • Vivarium (2020) - 51:50 

Spotlight Screening: Devs - 56:42

  • Non-Spoiler - 1:06:12
  • Spoiler - 1:20:45 
  • Closing the Ep - 1:48:55
  • Pre-Recorded Outro - 1:51:26 

 

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