Tomorrowland, Poltergeist Review, Movie News This Week

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For a podcast about the latest in movies and entertainment, we bring up The Office quite much…This week, Reid Jones guests with us to talk about Tomorrowland and the new Poltergeist remake. Fur flies.

We also cover tons of movie news and randomly conspire about the leaked “Supergirl” pilot, early Inside Out reviews, and Adonis’s strange shaving habits.

Question of the WEEK: What is your FAVORITE wholly original non-remake/sequel movie of all time and why? Well, I guess that’s two questions.

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Learn to Code By Coding For Nonprofits

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I don’t usually talk about coding on this site, but I know a lot of you readers skew younger (between 13 and 21). And it’s pretty obvious that learning to write code will eventually become as essential as Algebra (if it isn’t already).

But doing the actual learning can be a real challenge for most people. I’ve dabbled in code for years, but it’s never truly connected with me as a skill I feel proficient in. This is why I’m recommending Free Code Camp to anyone curious.

Free Code Camp is a pretty simple set up. You learn how to do code for free, and the practice courses you take are used for actual, real-life nonprofits who really need it. For obvious reasons, I absolutely love this business model. Plus, it appears to be easy for nonprofits to partner up with the program.

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‘Inside Out’ Is Getting Rave Reviews

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Pixar’s latest film recently debuted at Cannes Film Festival in France, and the reception so far has been overwhelmingly positive.

Kenneth Turan during an interview about the film with NPR’s Steve Inskeep:

Turan: Well, there’s a lot of stuff to like here. Just this morning, “Inside Out” played. This is the new film from Pixar. It’s by Pete Docter, who directed “Up.” It’s a really fascinating, unusual, computer-animated film about what goes on inside the mind of a young girl, the different emotions that hide in her mind, each emotion played by a different actor. It’s very funny. It’s very inventive. And it’s really moving, kind of in the way “Up” was.

Inskeep: And so you came out of that movie with a smile on your face?

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Game of Thrones S5E6 Recap: ‘Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken’

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Sure, this episode didn’t end with a catchy tune called “Unbreakable Sansa Schmidt,” but it did manage to annoy legions of faithful ASOIAF fans nonetheless. So what’s our verdict on this controversial episode?

As usual, I’m joined by Maria Garcia and Adonis Gonzalez of House Conspiring, as we podcast our way to some answers in this week’s episode of HBO’S Game of Thrones. If you haven’t seen the most recent episode of this show, then please avoid this podcast episode at all costs.

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The Pixar Detective: Chapter 26

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Hey faithful readers! We are seriously winding down on this series, aren’t we? We’re already four chapters away from the epic conclusion of The Pixar Detective, but for some reason, I still feel like we just started this thing.

At any rate, we have an awesome chapter to show you guys this week! It’s loaded with a lot of heavy surprises, which I know has sort of been the theme for the last few chapters. I hope it lives up to your expectations (but hey, at least the artwork is awesome).

So let’s get this going!

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Mad Max: Fury Road, Pitch Perfect 2, Movie News This Week

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This week on the podcast, we review Mad Max: Fury Road and Pitch Perfect 2. Now that I think about it, we never tried to determine which movie is better. Maybe it’s obvious.

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‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ — Mini Review

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I’m still processing Mad Max: Fury Road. I’m still wrapping my head around the visuals, the world-building, the bold color palette, and what everyone else in the world is talking about right now: the action.

Let’s just get this out of the way. I’ve never seen any of the previous Mad Max” films (just parts of Road Warrior). I went into Fury Road blind.

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