poetsofthefalll.com

Theme music is by Poets of the Fall and is used with permission. Please show your support by purchasing (not illegally downloading) their music.

ALL of the Poets of the Fall albums are now available for download in high-quality MP3 through Amazon!

- Signs of Life
- Carnival of Rust
- Revolution Roulette
- Twilight Theater
- Temple of Thought
- Jealous Gods
- Alchemy Vol 1
- Clearview

TGP Nominal

Make sure to listen to Mark and myself on TGP Nominal where we talk about science fact and science fiction.

Member of blubrry.com

The Widescreen podcast is a member of the Blubrry Network

This podcast is also available through the following services:
Listen on Google Play  Available on iTunes  Available on TuneIn Radio  Subscribe on Android
NOTE: Using HTTPS Everywhere might cause a "Not found" for Subscribe on Android

What is a podcast? A "podcast" (or perhaps more appropriately called a "netcast") is nothing more than an Internet-based show, regardless of whether it's audio or video. Contrary to the name, you do not need an iPod or MP3 player to listen to it. Because this podcast is nothing more than an MP3 file, you can listen to the show using any MP3-capable player or by clicking the "play" arrow next to each podcast below. To download, click on the download arrow next to that podcast's volume control (Chrome) or right-click -> Save Audio As... (Firefox, Edge, or ... ugh ... Internet Explorer).

Theme music is by Poets of the Fall and is used with permission.

Because this podcast contains copyrighted music, this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported License.

RSS Links:
RSS Link - http://widescreen.org/rss.xml
iTunes RSS Link - http://widescreen.org/rss_itunes.xml

Podcast #232 - You're Entitled Whiners, Not Fans
Airdate: 01 Jul 2018

- 2001: A Space Odyssey remastered from 65mm negatives on Ultra HD Blu-ray
- Amazon's new Fire TV cube supports IR blaster and HDMI-CEC
- Pirate movie apps install malware on Amazon Fire TVs and Fire Sticks
- North American box office hits $6B, earliest milestone ever
- Deadpool 2 hits $705M worldwide
- Jurassic World 2 brings in $715M worldwide (updated to $932M)
- Infinity War crosses $2B mark globally
- Comcast launches $65B bid for Fox, beating Disney's offer
- Disney counters Comcast's offer and is immediately accepted by Fox
- Department of Justice okays Fox-Disney deal for some reason
- Jared Leto to star in Spider-Man offshoot Morbius
- A new TMNT movie is in the works
- Rumor: A Star Wars Story spinoffs are on hold...
- Rumor: ...except they're not
- MoviePass parent company's stock hits and all-time low
- MoviePass gets over 3 million subscribers, hopes for 5 million
- AMC adds their own $20/month subscription service
- MoviePass warns that "peak pricing" and other fees are on the way
- Alamo Drafthouse to test their own subscription service in Yonkers
- Robert Zemeckis will direct The Witches remake
- Trailer: Creed II
- Red band trailer (w/ trigger warnings??): Assassination Nation
- The next Spider-Man is likely called Spider-Man: Far From Home
- Sony and Amy Pascal working on Spider-Man offshoot Silk
- Jumanji 3 gets a release date of December 13, 2019
- Pete Docter to lead Pixar, Jennifer Lee to lead Walt Disney Animation
- Pinar Toprack will score Captain Marvel to be the first woman composer of a superhero movie
- The hits keep coming as Terry Gilliam loses the rights to Don Quixote
- Red band trailer: The Predator
- Patty Jenkins confirms that Steve Trevor is in Wonder Woman 1984
- Rumor: Indiana Jones 5 will miss its 2020 release date
- George Lucas says "a lot of the fans would have hated" the third trilogy
- Teaser: The Nun
- Doritos auctions the Jurassic Doritos
- New Yorker film critic gives a bizarre Incredibles 2 review
- LEGO designer creates a massive 6-foot tall Wayne Manor with Batcave
- Han Solo DL-44 blaster gets $550K in auction
- Evangeline Lilly burns male superhero actors who complain about their costumes
- Entitled whiners claim to be raising money to remake The Last Jedi
- More entitled whiners make a really sad "declaration" that they are rebelling from Lucasfilm
- True Star Wars fans, however, have a more reasonable statement


Podcast #231 - So About Solo...
Airdate: 10 Jun 2018

- My thoughts on Solo might not be what you thought
- Solo projection problems angers fans and industry veterans
- Solo globally crashes upon entry
- Solo is likely to be the first Star Wars movie to lose money
- Deadpool 2 continues to charge the box office
- Incredibles 2 is looking for a $140M domestic debut
- Rumor: Boba Fett movie is in the works
- Sadly, a Jared Leto Joker movie is in the works
- Wonder Woman 2 will take place in 1984
- Rumor: Kathleen Kennedy to leave Lucasfilm?
- Trailer: Ralph Breaks the Internet
- Taika Waititi can't wait to "piss off a lot of racists"
- Top Gun 2 production has started
- Rumor: The Crow remake loses Jason Momoa and Corin Hardy
- Six Billion Dollar Man pushed back, The Shining sequel gets a date
- Trailer: The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part
- Rumor: The Cannonball Run might race again
- Shareholder vote for Disney/Fox merger set for July 10
- Comcast might actually be a less risky owner of Fox assets than Disney
- MoviePass parent buys Emmet Furla Oasis Films
- Trailer: Mortal Engines
- Red band trailer: The Happytime Murders
- Sorry, Sesame Street. Happytime Murders can keep their catchphrase
- Reese Witherspoon is coming back for Legally Blonde 3
- Clint Eastwood's next film involves the Mexican Cartels
- James Cameron is still bullish on 3D as long as it's native
- Job openings at The New Beverly in Los Angeles
- Maleficent 2 starts filming at Pinewood
- Universal will distribute Bond 25
- Rumor: Helena Bonham Carter eyed at Bond 25 antagonist
- Trailer: Peppermint
- Emilia Clarke says that "Nobody has a good time" making Terminator Genisys
- Gaming (mobile, console, PC) brought in $9 billion in April alone!


Podcast #230 - The Jerk With The Mouth
Airdate: 24 May 2018

- Deadpool 2 score is the first to earn Parental Advisory sticker
- The Matrix UHD Blu-ray is re-scanned from original 35mm elements
- 2001: A Space Odyssey gets a new 70mm release for 50th anniversary
- Superman star Margot Kidder dies at 69
- Deadpool 2 earns record $53.3M on opening Friday
- Infinity War becomes the 5th highest grossing film (w/o inflation)
- James Gunn is consistent: the next movie is Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3"
- Baby Groot congratulates Deadpool
- Lucasfilm says that a Lando spin-off is next...
- ...except that it's actually not
- Massive 7:1 aspect ratio Barco Escape comparison
- Teaser: Bohemian Rhapsody
- Harrison Ford apparently loves the Solo movie
- Kevin Feige "definitely sort of" confirms that Miss Marvel will be coming out
- Trailer: Mile 22
- John WOo is remaking The Killer with Lupita Nyong'o
- Trailer: Searching
- Spamalot is coming to the big screen
- Trailer: Mission Impossible: Fallout
- Halle Berry joins John Wick 3
- Universal announces three release dates including A Dog's Purpose sequel
- Trailer: Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again
- Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter confirm that a new Bill & Ted is on the way
- Burt Reynolds is in talk to join DeCaprio in Tarantino's Charles Manson movie
- The LEGO Movie: The Second Part is the official sequel name
- Liam Neeson joins the Men In Black spinoff
- Baby Driver star Eiza Gonzales joins Kung Fury cast
- Trailer: The Spy Who Dumped Me
- Six Billion Dollar Man loses its director
- Sherlock Holmes 3 to be released in December 2020
- Teaser: The Predator
- Rumor: Rambo will go after the Mexican cartels next
- G.I. Joe character Snake Eyes is getting his own spinoff movie
- What does a video filmed with a 140-year-old lens look like? Pretty amazing actually.
- Margot Robbie wants her Harley Quinn movie to be an "R-rated girl gang film"
- How Star Wars Was Saved In The Edit
- Comcast to make an all-cash bid for Fox


Podcast #229 - The Gunstar Might Rise Again
Airdate: 3 May 2018

- Infinity War sets a new record with over $640M in its opening weekend
- Infinity War sets a number of records on its opening weekend
- Deadpool 2 tracking for $150M North American debut
- Russo Brothers say that Avengers 4 title should scare fans
- The new Guardians ship is named after rock legend Pat Benatar
- Goosebumps: Haunted Halloween will be released on Oct. 12, 2018
- CinemaCon - Extended footage shows when Han met Lando in Solo
- CinemaCon - Disney teases Lion King, Dumbo, and Aladdin
- CinemaCon - MPAA chief acts like piracy is a threat as he announces $40.6B box office
- CinemaCon - NATO Chief John Fithian says the movie biz doesn't need to be saved
- CinemaCon - Warner Bros. shows Aquaman footage
- CinemaCon - Jamie Lee Curtis shows the first trailer for Halloween
- CinemaCon - Universal shows trailer for Neil Armstrong picture First Man
- CinemaCon - J.J. Abrams shows Overlord and says that theatrical Cloverfield sequel is in the works
- CinemaCon - Fox releases synopsis for The Predator
- CinemaCon - Paramount announces that two Star Trek movies are in the works
- CinemaCon - Fox announces interactive movie CtrlMovie
- CinemaCon - For some reason, NATO is concerned about MoviePass and competitors
- Cinemacon - Paramount starts on A Quiet Place sequel
- CinemaCon - Jumanji sequel will be released in December 2019
- MoviePass can bring marginalized groups to theaters
- MoviePass subscribers see movies more often, go mid-week, and go alone
- Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark coming to theaters
- Star Trek 4 director S.J. Clarkson is the first woman to direct a Trek movie
- Annabelle: Creation sequel is in the works
- Aardman announces a Chicken Run sequel
- Trailer: Ant-Man and the Wasp
- Laika's fifth film to star Jackman, Saldana, and Galifianakis
- Sam Rockwell and Scarlett Johansson to star in Taika Waititi's Jojo Rabbit
- Trailer: Smallfoot
- Cinderella Blu-ray ruins detailed work of original animators
- Trailer: Venom
- Happy Death Day gets a sequel
- Trailer: Teen Titans GO! to the Movies
- The Angry Birds Movie 2 brings in new voices
- Gary Whitta wants to reboot The Last Starfighter
- David Leitch will direct Ubisoft's The Division
- Trailer: Terminal
- MoviePass buys Moviefone (yes, Moviefone still exists...)
- Australian theater plays horror trailer before Peter Rabbit (whoops...)


Podcast #228 - Still Under Warranty
Airdate: 20 Apr 2018

- FTC tells hardware makers to knock it off with the "Warranty Void" stickers
- Vizio will add Dolby Atmos to its soundbars
- A trade war with China might make some TVs more expensive
- Black Panther passes Titanic as #3 title of all time domestically
- Ready Player One reaches over $470M globally
- Diego Boneta joins the Terminator reboot cast...
- ...as does Columbian actress Natalia Reyes...
- ...and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Gabriel Luna
- Academy Award-winning director Miloš Forman dies at 86
- Hulu joins Spotify to offer a new bundle
- MoviePass joins with iHeartRadio for their own bundle
- James McAvoy and Bill Hader to star in It: Chapter Two
- Labyrinth returns to theaters for three days only
- Trailer: Ocean's 8
- John Ridley to write and direct The American Way
- Steven Spielberg will produce Blackhawk for DC
- Cathy Yan is in talks to direct Birds of Prey
- Grand Theft Auto V is the most financially successful media property of all time
- Trailer: Solo: A Star Wars Story
- F. Gary Gray will direct M.A.S.K., based on the '80s Kenner toys
- Trailer: Johnny English Strikes Again
- Long-awaited trailer: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
- Final Trailer: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
- Trailer: The Equalizer 2
- Toy Story 4 release date set for June 21, 2019
- Batgirl still on with Bumblebee writer
- Final trailer: Deadpool 2
- AMC will open Saudi Arabia's first theater after 35-year ban
- Saudi Arabias first post-ban movie will be Black Panther
- How We Killed The Green Screen
- Trailer: Unbelievable!!!!
- Fan makes a TIE fighter big enough to ride in


Podcast #227 - Boston Bound
Airdate: 3 Apr 2018

- CDs and vinyl are popular again
- Monty Python TV series and movies are coming to Netflix
- Some Philips UHD BD players get Dolby Vision firmware updates
- New TCL UHD HDR TVs arriving May 1st
- Ready Player One dominates the weekend with $53M
- Black Panther becomes the highest grossing superhero film
- The Greatest Showman crosses the $400M mark globally
- The Last Jedi is 2017's most profitable movie
- The list of biggest bombs of 2017 is not very surprising
- Oppo Digital decides to shut its doors
- Cannes Artistic Director explains why Netflix was banned from competition
- Colin Trevorrow will direct Jurassic World 3
- Grease returns to theaters for its 40th anniversary
- Captain Marvel has started production in LA
- Rumor: The Spice Girls might have greenlit an animated movie
- The stop motion animation behind Isle of Dogs
- Tiffany Haddish joins the case of LEGO Movie 2
- Multiple Star Trek 4 scripts are in development
- Jonathan Frakes doubts that Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek will be made
- Trailer: The Spy Who Dumped Me
- MoviePass drops the subscription price again
- Trailer: Deadpool 2
- Ant-Man and the Wasp will not be a rom-com
- Trailer: Tag
- Indiana Jones 5 will start filming in April 2019
- Peter Jackson is still directing Tintin sequel
- Tessa Thompson joins the cast of Men In Black spinoff
- The Last Jedi blooper reel looks to be painful


Podcast #226 - Oscars Shmoscars
Airdate: 17 Mar 2018

- The Oscars love Water and Billboards
- The Matrix is being released on UHD BD with a new 4K scan
- Samsung's new UHD TV is invisible ... sort of
- Black Panther crosses $1 billion globally
- Ready, Player One had a glitch at SXSW but it still rated well
- Denis Villeneuve is planning to make at least two Dune movies
- Patty Jenkins confirms that Kristen Wigg will be Cheetah
- Rumor: Spawn reboot might start filming in May
- New Joker movie sounds a lot like The Killing Joke
- Mackenzie Davis joins the Terminator reboot
- Bob Iger rules out a rebrand for Fox Searchlight
- Prequel movie to Sopranos is in the works
- The UK will get a copy of MoviePass called CPass
- Avengers: Infinity War bumped up a week sooner
- Rampage moves up a week in response
- Rumor: Logan's Run reboot gets Hunger Games writer
- Zack Snyder throws some shade at Superman's mustache removal failure
- Teaser: Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald
- Captain Marvel will be an homage to 90s action movies
- Trailer: The Grinch
- Live-action Mulan pushed back to 2020
- Danny Boyle confirms that he's directing Bond 25
- Ava Duvernay will direct Jack Kirby's The New Gods for WB/DC
- Final trailer: Avengers: Infinity War
- Advanced ticket sales for Infinity War dominate previous sales
- Teaser: Christopher Robin
- The Weinstein Company will undergo bankruptcy after all
- Trailer: Sorry To Bother You
- Someone put a Jason Voorhees statue in a Minnesota lake
- The Emoji Movie dominates the 38th Annual Razzies


Podcast #225 - Never Enough Monty Python
Airdate: 26 Feb 2018

- Sony releases prices for their TVs from CES
- Hisense's retro UHD TV has actual, working knobs
- Smart TVs continue to be security risks
- No naughty shows on Disney's streaming service (no surprise there)
- MoviePass cuts its price again and adds a Fandor subscription
- Circuit City launch delayed
- The Last Jedi will have 14 deleted scenes, 3D not available in the US
- Federal judge declares that Disney misused its copyrights
- Black Panther takes in $241.96M in its first 4-day weekend...
- ...while it sets additional records in its second weekend...
- ...and setting records in 33 80 AMC theaters
- Don't play Fifty Shades Freed when people expect Black Panther
- Ryan Coogler writes a letter of gratitude for Black Panther reception
- Jumanji breaks $900M globally
- Weinstein Co. talks collapse; will pursue bankruptcy
- Joss Whedon is no longer on the Batgirl project
- Mowgli and Robin Hood get PG-13 ratings
- Aquaman gets a test screen already; reportedly does well
- Jurassic World 3 already in the works
- Transformers will be rebooted after Bumblebee movie
- Michael Fassbender signs onto the Kung Fury movie...
- ...as does Arnold Schwarzenegger
- Jumanji sequel is (not surprisingly) in the works already
- Chris Hemsworth is done as Thor after Avengers 4 ... most likely
- Trailer: Incredibles 2
- Chris Columbus attached to Five Nights at Freddy's
- Game of Thrones creators will write new non-Skywalker Star Wars films
- Milla Jovovich to kick ass and take names in Hummingbird
- Sonic the Hedgehog coming to theaters on 15 Nov 2019
- The Force of Sound, a documentary on The Last Jedi audio


Podcast #224 - Dingly Dells and Wimbley Woos
Airdate: 10 Feb 2018

- Plex gives you a VR theater (if you have a Daydream compatible phone)
- ISPs will lose "safe harbor" status if they don't meaningfully crack down on uploaders
- YouTube TV app comes to Roku devices and TVs
- Redbox accuses Disney of cutthroat and anti-competitive tactics
- RED (yes, the camera company) will ship the Hydrogen One smartphone later this year
- Another media outlet agrees: you should keep buying Blu-rays and DVDs
- Justice League 3D Blu-ray announced
- Rumor: WB is planning a 50th anniversary UHD release of 2001: A Space Odyssey
- Is that 4K movie real or fake?
- Why are Ultra HD Blu-rays often sourced from 2K files?
- Darkest Hour breaks the $100M mark globally
- F. Gary Gray in talks to direct Men In Black spinoff
- Shigeru Miyamoto is co-producing a Mario movie
- Michael K. Williams and Esai Morales to co-star in Superfly remake
- Mike Flannigan will direct The Shining sequel
- A new movie is coming based on theWed Wabbit kids' books
- Rumor: Cloverfield 4 is already finished
- Chewbacca is the reason why the Expanded Universe was scrapped
- First look at Brie Larson as Captain Marvel
- MoviePass war against AMC escalates
- Donnie Yen confirms that Sleeping Dogs movie adaptation is progressing
- Screencraft Film Fund for $10-30K to adapt your screenplay
- Bad Boys sequel get director pair
- An Egyptian sphinx was found in California ... sort of
- Trailer: Pacific Rim Uprising
- Trailer: The Cured
- Trailer: Mama Mia! Here We Go Again
- Trailer: Ant-Man and the Wasp
- Teaser: Venom
- Trailer: Hereditary
- Trailer: Unsane (filmed entirely on iPhone)
- Trailer: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
- Trailer:Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan
- Teaser: Solo: A Star Wars Story
- Trailer: Annihilation
- Trailer: Mission: Impossible Fallout
- Trailer: Deadpool 2
- Watch a $500 PC and artificial intelligence match expensive VFX
- Mission: Impossible Fallout behind-the-scenes helicopter stunt work


Podcast #223 - Jiffy GIFs
Airdate: 27 Jan 2018

- Convert your three-years-behind-in-updates T-Mobile Cell Spot to Asus RT-AC68U
- Anker's portable cinema-in-a-can is actually impressive
- New 8K glasses-free 3DTV at CES
- Justice League is coming to Blu-ray (UPDATE: 3D version for US now available for pre-order!)
- If you want the only extra deleted scene for Justice League, you have to buy from Walmart
- Coco coming to Blu-ray in February (3D versions announced for Europe)
- FilmStruck will go internationally over the next two years
- Thor: Ragnarok accidentally released for streaming a month early
- Jumanji is approaching $800 million globally
- A really bad summer makes US movie ticket sales drop 6%
- MoviePass no longer accepted in several AMC locations
- MoviePass creates a subsidiary to co-acquire films with distributors
- Redbox accuses Disney of copyright misuse to protect its upcoming streaming service
- The Shape of Water leads the Oscar nominations
- Get Out makes Oscar history
- Rian Johnson responds to two Last Jedi controversies
- Danny McBride is Crocodile Dundee's son
- Danny McBride is not Crocodile Dundee's son
- John Cena wants to be Duke Nukem
- Trailer: Tomb Raider
- Red band trailer: Super Troopers 2
- Rumor: Paramount might be trying to sell Cloverfield sequel to Netflix
- Trailer: A Wrinkle in Time
- Disney is working on a remake of Oliver!
- Flash movie to be directed by Spider-Man: Homecoming screenwriters
- John Wick 3 director and returning characters announced
- Steven Spielberg is remaking West Side Story
- Warner Animations makes a deal for several Dr. Seuss movies
- 38th annual Razzie nominations announced


Follow me on any of the following social media sites:

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook


These podcasts contain opinions that might not reflect the opinions of all of the listeners. These things happen.

I try to verify each topic before recording the podcast; however, this information can change at any time after the podcast has been recorded.

I'm obviously not responsible for the content on any the web sites that I link to.

Because this podcast includes copyrighted music (used with permission), these podcasts are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License.

Creative Commons License Creative Commons License

No Swedish møøses were harmed in the making of any of these podcasts.

Mynd you, møøse bites Kan by pretty nasti...