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Two geeks separated by an ocean discuss the latest news in comics, film, TV, video games, and all things nerdy!

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This week's episode wraps up our Wizarding World marathon as we tack all three Fantastic Beasts films. But before that, we spend quite a bit of time discussing our favorites from San Diego Comic Con.

 

Tracklist:
2:17 - Some of our favorites from San Diego Comic Con (Multiverse - Avengers: Secret Wars and Avengers: The Kang Dynasty, Wakanda Forever, Ironheart, Daredevil: Born Again, Thunderbolts, Walking Dead 6 episode mini with Rick and Michonne)
34:46 - Fantastic Beasts franchise intro
47:21 - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them review
53:02 - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald review
1:02:56 - Fantastic Beasts: Secrets of Dubmbledore review

**NOTE: Could not find the specific episodes where Mark mentions the Thunderbolts.

 

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This is the conclusion to our Harry Potter franchise before we jump into the Fantastic Beasts series next. Did the 7th films have the payoff we hoped for? Did our favorite characters survive He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named? Did Jasmin change her mind about Dobby? All these and SO MUCH MORE are answered as we bring the franchise to a close!

 

Tracklist:
1:42 - What we've been watching (Ms. Marvel, Obiwan)
19:22 - Netflix woes continue as they report massive Q2 losses
31:09 - Apple TV announces live action monsterverse series that follows Godzilla vs Kong, Kurt Russell set to star
36:40 - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows review (we combine parts 1 and 2 into one big review)

 

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We switched up our recording schedule so Mark could stay up late and hang with our friends over at the Pop Culture Philosophers! Be sure to give that episode a listen AFTER you hear what we have to say about Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. Also, Mark is finally sorted -- can you guess which house he's in?

 

Tracklist:
2:19 - Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin drops trailer, will be streaming on HBOMAX July 28th
5:59 - Ralph Fiennes talks about his NSWF Harry Potter spin off involving Voldemort and his Bride
8:58 - Mark FINALLY takes a sorting quiz so we find out which house he belongs in (in a previous episode, Cookie and Jasmin predicted Mark would be a Hufflepuff)
22:14 - Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince review

 

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This week, we are joined by Cookie from Just A Little Podcast, as we continue our HP marathon. We put him on the hot seat and ask him all sorts of nerdy questions before we get to this week's meat and potatoes.

 

Tracklist:
2:40 - Nextar acquires 75% of CW for a whopping $0 upfront, but they'll absorb over $100M in projected losses
14:18 - Getting to know Cookie
32:09 - HP5 trivia (Spoiler: Mark was really bad at this)
38:39 - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix review

 

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Back yet again as we continue with our marathon! This fourth installment brings us to the awkward teenage phase with bad hair and questionable dialogue. But before we get to that, we talk about more Scream 6 casting news, another Game of Thrones spin off, and what we've been up to!

 

Tracklist:
5:31 - Courtney Cox set to return for Scream 6 reprising her role as Gale Weathers
11:41 - Kit Harrington will play Jon Snow in yet another Game of Thrones spin off
17:53 - What we've been up to (Miles Morales on PS4, K-dramas on Netflix)
37:55 - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire review (our favorite magical items, favorite characters, and why we feel like the adults steal the show in this one)

 

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This is the film that really kicks the franchise into a higher gear! Is it possible that Mark and Jasmin are on the same page with Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban?

 

Tracklist:
3:43 - Neve Campbell not returning for Scream 6?
7:36 - Resident Evil trailer reaction
13:22 - Sandman teaser reaction
28:26 - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban review

 

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We keep rolling with our HP marathon as we tackle the second film. Honestly, seems like we both were on the meh train with this one, while acknowledging that it is a necessary bridge to the rest of the franchise. Let us know what you think about Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

 

Tracklist:
8:13 - Westworld Season 4 news
10:12 - An Arachnophobia sequel?
17:20 - What we've been watching and reading (Immortal House of X, FBI: Most Wanted, Top Gun: Maverick)
32:42 - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets review 

 

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We're back and in the lead up to our 100th episode, we're revisiting one of the BIGGEST franchises in the world! That's right, we're going to be reviewing all of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films!

 

Tracklist:
1:34 - Thor: Love and Thunder trailer
6:08 - Scream 6 casting rumors
7:20 - What we've been watching lately (Sonic 2, The Bad Guys, Moon Knight, Dr. Strange and the Multiverse of Madness)
18:14 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone review - We talk about being late to the original HP party back in 2001, favorite characters, casting, overall story, and re-watching knowing how it all ends.

 

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On this episode, we spend quite a bit of time talking about our trip to New York! It is official, the GU crew has FINALLY met in person! In addition to Mark and Jasmin meeting, they also met up with some fellow podcast nerds including Phable, Big Herm, and K! We hung out, bought comics together, crashed a live show, went to a bar, and ended the night with $1 pizza in the rain!

 

Tracklist:
2:00 - A recap of Mark and Jasmin meeting for the first time and hanging out in NYC!! 
9:13 - We also had a nerdy podcast meet-up with Phable, Big Herm, and K! 
39:00 - Blade Runner: Origins Vol 1 review

 

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Guess what? By the time this episode drops, Mark and Jasmin will have FINALLY met in person! That's right, after meeting online and working on a GU website back in 2013, the Geeks Unleashed are going to be face-to-face!

 

In this episode we take a look at another entry into the Sony Spider-Man Shared Universe with Morbius. We also talked about what we've been watching (Jasmin: Sasaki & Miyano, Kotaro Lives Alone; Mark: The Batman) where we've been, and we play a little live action vampire themed versus!

 

Tracklist:
23:51 - a live vs battle! We've selected random vampires to battle against each other to see who would win. Let us know what you think about our choices!
28:18 - Morbius review

 

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