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The Dorking Out Show

The show for anyone who loves something enough to dork out. Every week longtime comedy writer Sonia Mansfield and Emmy Award winning filmmaker Christopher Allan Smith talk about movies, TV, books and more from both a fan and creator perspective. Think of it as a great conversation over drinks with your quick, clever friends who know about a lot.
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Jun 28, 2016

Dorking Out Show Episode 001: 06-27-2016

 

After our test shows, we decided to stick with three topics. We may bring back our headline news portion. We shall see. For now, you can find them in our DORKING OUT NEWSLETTER

 

Topic 1: Status Check: Epic scale storytelling and the GAME OF THRONES season 6

 

Topic 2: Our favorite lies: A talk about trailers

STAR TREK BEYOND 1st trailer

GHOSTBUSTERS trailers

BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE final trailer

STAR WARS EPISODE 1: THE PHANTOM MENACE teaser

INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS - Trailer 1

MINORITY REPORT Trailer

TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY Trailer

 

Teaser trailer for MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Teaser trailer for THE FORCE AWAKENS



Topic 3: Awful movies we love, and a quick review of Independence Day: Resurgence

Chris - Independence Day, Pearl Harbor, Moonraker, Octopussy, Star Trek: Generations, Karate Kid 2, Red Dawn, Dragnet, Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, Most Godzilla movies, most Roland Emmerich movies

http://letterboxd.com/jettjergens/films/by/rating/page/1/

 

Sonia’s awful movies: The Phantom Menace, Grease 2, Footloose, Breakin’, Billy Madison/Happy Gilmore/Tommy Boy, From Dusk Til Dawn

 

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Jun 21, 2016

On the show: We examine many ways to tell the same story through the lense of the new ESPN documentary OJ: Made in America. We then do a Status Check on Amy Schumer's sketch show, Inside Amy Schumer (with special guest Ben Weddell) and we wrap up by sharing our most and least favorite Pixar movies, along with a little Finding Dory review.

Headlines

Star Trek Actor Anton Yelchin dies in freak car accident

Chris Pine Says Star Trek Can't Be Too Cerebral Now

The Walking Dead Is Filming Multiple Openings To Avoid Spoilers

Topic 1: Telling the same story two ways: OJ: Made In America and American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson

Ezra Edelman’s OJ: Made in America.

Topic 2: Status Check: Inside Amy Schumer

Special Guest: Ben Wedell

Topic 3: Why Should I Listen To You, Pixar Edition

Chris’ Favorite: Toy Story Trilogy

Chris’ Least Favorite: The Good Dinosaur

Sonia’s Favorite Pixar Movie: Toy Story Trilogy

Sonia’s Least Favorite Pixar: Ratatouille

Ranking Every Pixar Movie

Finding Dory Has The Biggest Opening For An Animated Movie

 

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Jun 14, 2016

For Episode X3, we’re talking about the tragedy in Orlando and how we process it. Plus, our comfort movies and TV shows that we go to when we need a little escapism. Plus, we explain why should listen to us, discussing two of our favorite TV shows, including Cheers and Homicide: Life on the Street. Plus, headline news such as The Shield revival and the possibility of another season of Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Links from the show:

Breaking News Consumer Handbook

The Shield to be revived at FX?

Larry David says new season of Curb Your Enthusiasm may be coming

Battlestar Galactica: Movie reboot finally moving forward?

Passion of the Christ 2?

2016: Year the sequel died? (no, but a lot of them are tanking)

Mikkelsen talks Star Wars Rogue One reshoots

Netflix’s Stranger Things preview… Second coming of Spielberg?

That unmade sequel to Independence Day

 

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Jun 2, 2016

Episode X1: 6-02-2016

 

Headline News

Is Beauty and the Beast secretly bigger than Star Wars?

The Americans renewed for a final two seasons

More True Detective DOA at HBO?

Why It Makes Sense to End the True Detective Franchise


Topic 1: Good stories by awful people?

Is what remains of Bill Cosby’s legacy about to be destroyed?

 

Topic 2: What does recasting a role do to a story?

New rumors Craig out as Bond

Daniel Craig done with Bond?

Sam Mendes done with Bond? Yes. This one we can answer. Yes, he’s done.

Gillian Anderson wants to be Jane Bond

Idris Elba as James Bond?

 

Topic 3: What’s the Internet Mad about Now: What does stunt writing do to a character?

Special Guest: Ben Wedell

Guest Intro: With us today is screenwriter and actor Ben Wedell. Ben is also the host of Big Ben’s Movie Show and the Geek Wars podcast.

Spoilers: Captain America was evil the whole time!


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