Regular Joes Podcast
Regular Joes Podcast
Dave Pisani, Barry Kay and Tod Pleasant
Ep 518: Aliens and Ghosts and Sandworms, Oh My!
1 hour 19 minutes Posted Mar 28, 2024 at 9:00 pm.
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As few mortals can consume media at Tod’s pace this week the Regular Joes take a SPOILER FREE pass at two recent film that two of the three have seen. First is Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire the newest entry in the recently resuscitated 1980’s franchise. Next is Dune Part II, the somewhat more honestly titled, follow up to Dune (2021). But first, they address the alien in the room. Three Body Problem, the novel by Chinese author, Liu Cixin, was considered by many to be unadaptable for film or TV. Despite this, there are actually two adaptations, a Chinese made version, Three Body (2023), spanning 30 episodes that you can stream on Peacock, and the far more approachable 8 episode version that is at the top of the Netflix charts this week. Created in part by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, the duo behind Game of Thrones (for better or worse) this epic story may prove every bit as challenging to scale down to the small screen … but, three episodes in, it’s pretty good. There’s also the usual Random Topics and yet another round of What’s in the Box. Thanks for listening!