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Episode 130: Death on the Nile

The Hopscotch Friday Podcast

Release Date: 05/06/2022

Episode 138: Boffo Oz BO part 2 show art Episode 138: Boffo Oz BO part 2

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In part two of our run-down of Australian box office releases, we're up to our knees in cape-wearing vigilantes and magic folks.  BUT - at the time of publishing, James Cameron's Avatar the Way of Water has completely reordered the list! So consider this episode a curio, a remnant before the Ego landed. Enjoy. 

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In the first of our two-part chat about what movies Aussies went to the cinemas to actually watch in 2022, we talk Sonic the Hedgehog, the folly of Baz Luhrmann's Elvis, and well there's a lot of Chris Pratt chat!

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Episode 136: In Search of Darkness part III with David Weiner show art Episode 136: In Search of Darkness part III with David Weiner

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Director David Weiner is back to toll the bells for the end of the In Search of Darkness part III campaign over on Listeners have until Halloween midnight to get their order in for a copy of the film - as well as a chance to get your name in the credits (and some juicy sounding merch as well.  Emmet asks David Weiner about our nostalgia for horror movies, the thrill of discovering gross out catharsis in a VHS case hidden away at the back of a video store - and recent resurrected iconic horror franchises such as Hellraiser and Halloween.

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Episode 135: Lightyear show art Episode 135: Lightyear

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This episode we have a chat about Lightyear: the controversy and culture war nonsense, and the quiet existentialism of Buzz's mission to return home. 

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The dinos are back - but so are the old crew.  And everyone looks just so tired! 

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Episode 133: Stranger Things season 4 show art Episode 133: Stranger Things season 4

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Phew! Finally, we get round to discussing all things Stranger Things season 4. From the Eddie of it all, to the mushrooming cast and the changes to the kinds of horror being depicted onscreen, we dig in. 

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Episode 132: Our Flag Means Death show art Episode 132: Our Flag Means Death

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The loosely adapted tale of Blackbeard and Stede Bonnet - Our Flag Means Death - has proven to be a fan favourite. Stevie and Emmet discuss - also a cat gets involved.    Notes: As Emmet mentions, and have also covered this material.   

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Episode 131: Superstore show art Episode 131: Superstore

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This episode is not a review of Matt Reeves's The Batman. It's a review of season 1 to 6 of Superstore on NBC. ....although you could be fooled!  Stevie and Emmet discuss how this workplace comedy used the format to raise issues with unionism, corporate America - and the COVID pandemic. How successful is Justin Spitzer's show in dealing with these storylines?  Listen on to find out!  (also Emmet keeps talking about Epix's From!). 

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Episode 130: Death on the Nile show art Episode 130: Death on the Nile

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So right out the gate - spoilers for this 'un if you haven't seen Kenneth Branagh's follow-up to The Orient Express.  Stevie and Emmet have thoughts!  Also - Emmet has a comic story with Jeferson Sadzinski, Cardinal Rae and Marcela Corrêa Müller titled How To Win A Raid in the second volume of The BeBop from Bird's Eye Comics. , so please share and support. 

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Stevie's back! And she's talking Moonfall, with Emmet, who recounts exactly how long he's hated Roland Emmerich movies. 

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So right out the gate - spoilers for this 'un if you haven't seen Kenneth Branagh's follow-up to The Orient Express. 

Stevie and Emmet have thoughts! 

Poster for Kenneth Branagh's Death on the Nile

Also - Emmet has a comic story with Jeferson Sadzinski, Cardinal Rae and Marcela Corrêa Müller titled How To Win A Raid in the second volume of The BeBop from Bird's Eye Comics. The anthology is now being Kickstarted, so please share and support.