PGS Transmissions for May 16, 2022

PGS Transmissions for May 16, 2022

We’ve expanded our coverage of sources to bring you more of your favorite sci-fi, horror, fantasy, and genre entertainment stories in today’s DAILY TRANSMISSION.

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Latest Letter

THE NORTHMAN is what we need right now!

THE NORTHMAN is what we need right now!

Imagination Connoisseur, Joe from Montreal, asks why studios don’t seem interested in making more “brutal, beautiful” films like Robert Eggers’s THE NORTHMAN.

Latest News

PGS Transmissions for May 12, 2022

PGS Transmissions for May 12, 2022

Scouring the far reaches of the Internet and Post-Geek Singularity to bring you news about your favorite sci-fi, horror, fantasy and genre entertainment, this is today’s DAILY TRANSMISSION.

Latest Blog

The color of terror.

The color of terror.

Imagination Connoisseur, Tommy Mårtensson, shares his thoughts on the 2019 horror film, COLOR OUT OF SPACE, directed by Richard Stanley. During a time when there are so many remakes and reboots, it’s nice to see something uniquely horrifying hit the theaters.

Latest Contest

I drink decaf, honest.

I drink decaf, honest.

There are bad hair days and then there’s this ‘doo … share your snarky side and help us come up with a new meme every day!

What’s Hot

Cartoonists’ Day Profile – Chuck Jones

Cartoonists’ Day Profile – Chuck Jones

Legendary illustrator/animator Chuck Jones was the favorite cartoonist as selected by Imagination Connoisseurs participating in our Facebook poll. We’ve posted a few samples of his work to our website and provided links for those seeking more information.

Latest Show

What qualities define James Bond?

What qualities define James Bond?

In this ROBSERVATIONS Short Take, Robert Meyer Burnett says that James Bond may not be relevant to today’s audiences anymore. What does that mean for the franchise in the long-term? He has a few thoughts …

PGS Transmissions for May 16, 2022

PGS Transmissions for May 16, 2022

We’ve expanded our coverage of sources to bring you more of your favorite sci-fi, horror, fantasy, and genre entertainment stories in today’s DAILY TRANSMISSION.

read more

Latest Letter

THE NORTHMAN is what we need right now!

THE NORTHMAN is what we need right now!

Imagination Connoisseur, Joe from Montreal, asks why studios don’t seem interested in making more “brutal, beautiful” films like Robert Eggers’s THE NORTHMAN.

Latest News

PGS Transmissions for May 12, 2022

PGS Transmissions for May 12, 2022

Scouring the far reaches of the Internet and Post-Geek Singularity to bring you news about your favorite sci-fi, horror, fantasy and genre entertainment, this is today’s DAILY TRANSMISSION.

Latest Blog

The color of terror.

The color of terror.

Imagination Connoisseur, Tommy Mårtensson, shares his thoughts on the 2019 horror film, COLOR OUT OF SPACE, directed by Richard Stanley. During a time when there are so many remakes and reboots, it’s nice to see something uniquely horrifying hit the theaters.

Latest Contest

I drink decaf, honest.

I drink decaf, honest.

There are bad hair days and then there’s this ‘doo … share your snarky side and help us come up with a new meme every day!

Latest Show

What qualities define James Bond?

What qualities define James Bond?

In this ROBSERVATIONS Short Take, Robert Meyer Burnett says that James Bond may not be relevant to today’s audiences anymore. What does that mean for the franchise in the long-term? He has a few thoughts …

What’s Hot

Cartoonists’ Day Profile – Chuck Jones

Cartoonists’ Day Profile – Chuck Jones

Legendary illustrator/animator Chuck Jones was the favorite cartoonist as selected by Imagination Connoisseurs participating in our Facebook poll. We’ve posted a few samples of his work to our website and provided links for those seeking more information.

PGS Transmissions for May 16, 2022

PGS Transmissions for May 16, 2022

We’ve expanded our coverage of sources to bring you more of your favorite sci-fi, horror, fantasy, and genre entertainment stories in today’s DAILY TRANSMISSION.

read more

Latest Letter

THE NORTHMAN is what we need right now!

THE NORTHMAN is what we need right now!

Imagination Connoisseur, Joe from Montreal, asks why studios don’t seem interested in making more “brutal, beautiful” films like Robert Eggers’s THE NORTHMAN.

Latest News

PGS Transmissions for May 12, 2022

PGS Transmissions for May 12, 2022

Scouring the far reaches of the Internet and Post-Geek Singularity to bring you news about your favorite sci-fi, horror, fantasy and genre entertainment, this is today’s DAILY TRANSMISSION.

Latest Blog

The color of terror.

The color of terror.

Imagination Connoisseur, Tommy Mårtensson, shares his thoughts on the 2019 horror film, COLOR OUT OF SPACE, directed by Richard Stanley. During a time when there are so many remakes and reboots, it’s nice to see something uniquely horrifying hit the theaters.

Latest Contest

I drink decaf, honest.

I drink decaf, honest.

There are bad hair days and then there’s this ‘doo … share your snarky side and help us come up with a new meme every day!

Latest Show

What qualities define James Bond?

What qualities define James Bond?

In this ROBSERVATIONS Short Take, Robert Meyer Burnett says that James Bond may not be relevant to today’s audiences anymore. What does that mean for the franchise in the long-term? He has a few thoughts …

What’s Hot

Cartoonists’ Day Profile – Chuck Jones

Cartoonists’ Day Profile – Chuck Jones

Legendary illustrator/animator Chuck Jones was the favorite cartoonist as selected by Imagination Connoisseurs participating in our Facebook poll. We’ve posted a few samples of his work to our website and provided links for those seeking more information.

IICFF Selected Finalists

Watch all of the IICFF Selected Finalists here or on YouTube – and remember to cast your vote for the “Imagination Connoisseurs’ Award” – given to the entry that receives the most votes on our official ballot (click here to have a ballot open up in a new window).

Transmissions (May 2, 2022)

Transmissions (May 2, 2022)

Connoisseurs galaxy-wide recover from their weekend hangover and start talking “Strange New” Trek, Dr. Strange, STRANGERS ON A TRAIN, and other oddities from the worlds of genre entertainment, hi-tech, and weird science in today’s TRANSMISSION from the PGS.

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A grandson remembers his grandmother with this five-minute documentary

A grandson remembers his grandmother with this five-minute documentary

At just 19, Imagination Connoisseur Lucas James has already proven himself capable of telling a compelling story through documentary filmmaking. This project, a profile of his recently-passed grandmother, was shot with a cell phone and “unintentionally” caught his grandmother’s beautiful soul. Thanks for sharing, Lucas.

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Who would you call if you’ve got a zombie problem?

Who would you call if you’ve got a zombie problem?

The Imagination Connoisseur who goes by the name, Clownself, has an interesting prediction for Bruce Campbell’s expected cameo appearance in the upcoming film, DR. STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS. And we’ve shared the supporting evidence to back up their theory.

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The World needs the world of AVATAR 1 and 2

The World needs the world of AVATAR 1 and 2

Co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Mike Bawden talk about Rob’s impressions from CinemaCon 2022 which wrapped up yesterday – and what he thought about the presentation of AVATAR: THE WAY OF THE WATER.

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TREKKIES 2 continues to explore the strange, new world of Star Trek fandom.

TREKKIES 2 continues to explore the strange, new world of Star Trek fandom.

Imagination Connoisseur, Pedro Ferreira, provides his run-down and evaluation of the sequel to the immensely popular film about Star Trek fans, TREKKIES. And in this film (TREKKIES 2), documentary filmmaker Roger Nygard takes his exploration of the Trek phenomenon worldwide. Is it a journey worth taking? You’ll need to check in with Pedro to find out.

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TREKKIES boldly goes where no Star Trek documentary has gone before.

TREKKIES boldly goes where no Star Trek documentary has gone before.

Imagination Connoisseur, Pedro Ferreira, reviews and evaluates the original documentary about Star Trek fans, 1997’s TREKKIES. Documentary filmmaker and “Trex-pert”, Roger Nygard, gives non-Trekkies an up-close-and-personal look at what is, quite possibly, the world’s most devout sci-fi fandom. 

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Transmissions (April 29, 2022)

Transmissions (April 29, 2022)

Is PACIFIC RIM just an under-appreciated film classic or a teenage boy’s ultimate fantasy film? Hilarity ensues in the PGS Community and we’ve got the highlights, plus sci-fi, tech and weird science in today’s TRANSMISSION from the PGS.

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Mr. Robot may be one of the best TV shows of this generation.

Mr. Robot may be one of the best TV shows of this generation.

Imagination Connoisseur, Anish, writes in to express his admiration for the stories, characters, and production craftsmanship invested into every episode of ‘Mr. Robot.’ In his review, he says it may very well be the best show on television and it’s hard to disagree.

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The allure of prequel storytelling and why it’s killing the things we love.

The allure of prequel storytelling and why it’s killing the things we love.

Co-host Mike Bawden is left to his own devices for today’s podcast (Rob is busy at CinemaCon), so he replays an intriguing segment from a previous ROBSERVATIONS episode and then goes on to explain why prequel storytelling is problematic and can lead to a number of problems for a creative franchise. And some of them can be fatal.

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Go on a Funko adventure with Tom Jr Jackson

Go on a Funko adventure with Tom Jr Jackson

Celebrate your favorite TV and movie characters with Tom Jr Jackson as he photographs his large collection of Funko Pop Toys and merges them with fun graphics. We’ll be posting a new adventure every Tuesday!

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Does suffering make the heart grow fonder?

Does suffering make the heart grow fonder?

Imagination Connoisseur, Craig Stratton, asks if Star Wars fans are starting to view the prequel trilogy in a better light now that they’ve seen the sequel trilogy. Might we finally forgive George Lucas for Jar Jar Binks? No. Probably not. But thanks for asking.

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“Take DRIVE MY CAR out for a spin, it’s worth the time.”

“Take DRIVE MY CAR out for a spin, it’s worth the time.”

Imagination Connoisseur, Cousin Neil, provides a rave review of Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s DRIVE MY CAR. A break from the comic book/action fare of the last few years, the 3-hour film takes the audience on an unexpected journey through the human experience – and leaves them thinking about the film for days after viewing.

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In need of a Star Trexpert-level answer to a question …

In need of a Star Trexpert-level answer to a question …

This one will expand your mind. The Imagination Connoisseur known as Enterprise-H asks writer-producer-director (and Star Trek expert) Robert Meyer Burnett for some clarification on the actual size and make-up of the United Federation of Planets. “Big enough” probably isn’t an adequate answer. Just sayin’.

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Some comedies are funny, even when they’re not.

Some comedies are funny, even when they’re not.

Imagination Connoisseur, Omar94, writes in to say he often enjoys comedies even if he doesn’t find them very funny. Is it a matter of age, perspective, culture, or the times in which we live? His list might surprise you.

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Transmissions (April 27, 2022)

Transmissions (April 27, 2022)

Margot Robbie starring as Barbie is just one of many delights presented to the attendees of CinemaCon 2020 and we’re talking about all of it in the Post-Geek Singularity. In today’s TRANSMISSION, you’ll find the latest genre entertainment, pop culture, and weird science news presented for your reading amusement (and amazement).

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All aboard ATTACK ON TITAN!

All aboard ATTACK ON TITAN!

PGS Member, Video Hunter D, says this amazing anime series is going to have a hard time covering all the source material and may have to rely on a theatrical release to tie up some loose ends. Are you in?

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Last of the Red Hots Lovers

Last of the Red Hots Lovers

Co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Mike Bawden chat about what Rob has seen so far at Day One of Cinemacon 2022. David Cronenberg’s CRIMES OF THE FUTURE (which included a “bonkers” trailer), wasn’t the only thing that was “red hot” at the con today. Rob shares his particular affinity for the theater candy staple known as Red Hots.

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Transmissions (April 26, 2022)

Transmissions (April 26, 2022)

Make time to enjoy the finer things in life and don’t tie yourself up in knots over stuff (that’s kind of our theme today). You’ll find the latest genre entertainment, pop culture, and weird science news from the farthest reaches of the Post-Geek Singularity in today’s TRANSMISSION from the PGS.

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How should a director handle a flop?

How should a director handle a flop?

Not every movie a director makes is going to be a hit. But you learn a lot about a director by seeing how he or she handles the negative effects a box office failure has on their career. But someone has to take responsibility, don’t they?

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PLAY TREK: What Are Little Toys Made Of?

PLAY TREK: What Are Little Toys Made Of?

Imagination Connoisseur, Martino Sulmoni, has been hard at work exploring strange new worlds with the USS Enterprise (from the planet Playmobil) and its crew of little plastic people.

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