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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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Feb 27, 2017

Topic 1 and Only: Dorking Out Takes Its Medicine The Oscars–How’d We Do?

Short version: Sonia won.

And holy cow, that ending. This is a nuts episode of the podcast after a nuts moment in pop culture. 

Oscars 2017. It's all here.

 

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Feb 20, 2017

In this week’s episode, we share our Oscar predictions for Sunday night’s Academy Awards. We have a pretty good track record, so you might want to pay attention and win your office Oscar pool. In our second segment, we play another round of Dorking Out Studios with Raymond Scott Daigle, Coryon Redd and Smith giving me, the head of Dorking Out Studios, their best movie pitches. All of that, plus our favorite headlines of the week.

 

Topic 1: Our Oscar Thoughts and Predictions

Want to win your Oscar Pool? Listen to this. 

 

Topic 2: Dorking Out Studios 

We're joined by Raymond Scott Daigle and Coryon Redd for a new, gamified (THANKS CORYON!) edition of Dorking Out Studios. Which movie will Sonia pick to greenlight?

The best one, of course.

 

Our Favorite Headlines

Stephen King Connected Universe on TV

http://www.darkhorizons.com/stephen-king-getting-a-linked-tv-universe/

 

Mel Gibson In Talks To Direct Suicide Squad Sequel

http://www.ign.com/articles/2017/02/16/suicide-squad-2-mel-gibson-acknowledges-hes-on-first-date-with-dceu

 

Donald Glover, James Earl Jones Cast in Live-Action Lion King Remake

http://variety.com/2017/film/news/donald-glover-simba-lion-king-remake-1201991771/

 

Matt Reeves Bails On The Batman

http://collider.com/the-batman-director-matt-reeves-exits/

 

Winners of the Writers Guild Awards

http://www.indiewire.com/2017/02/2017-writers-guild-awards-winners-1201783066/

 

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Feb 14, 2017

In this week’s episode, we talk about the latest installment in the Marvel Universe, FX’s new TV show “Legion,” which you may or may not know is an X-Men spinoff. In our second segment, in honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re going to get all mushy on you and share our top 3 favorite love stories. All of that, plus our favorite headlines of the week. We’ve got a lot to dork out about so let’s get this podcast started.

Topic 1: Review of FX’s Legion


Topic 2: Our Top 3 Favorite Love Stories

Chris’ Picks
Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
Say Anything
La La Land

Honorable mention: Titanic, Casablanca, Notting Hill, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Sonia’s Picks
When Harry Met Sally
Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
The Before Trilogy: Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight

Honorable mention: Friday Night Lights (TV Show), The Thin Man

 

Favorite Headlines

Warner Bros. looking into early home video release for new movies 

http://www.darkhorizons.com/warners-pushes-forward-on-early-vod-offerings/

 

American Idol May Return On NBC

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/american-idol-could-return-nbc-973913

 

 

Affleck ditches directing The Batman… Now trying to ditch acting in it?

http://lrmonline.com/news/the-batman-ben-affleck-may-want-out-of-the-dceu-more-than-we-realize

 

 

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Feb 10, 2017

Behold, the first scores are in for our Rotten Tomatoes prediction game. The leader will SHOCK YOU... maybe.

And, on this week's episode...

 

Power Rangers - In theaters March 24, 2017

https://youtu.be/5kIe6UZHSXw

Description: SABAN’S POWER RANGERS follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it’s too late, band together as the Power Rangers.

Cast: Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Banks, Bill Hader, Naomi Scott: Kimberly Hart / The Pink Ranger, Becky G.: Trini / The Yellow Ranger, Dacre Montgomery: Jason Lee Scott / The Red Ranger, Ludi Lin: Zack Taylor / The Black Ranger, RJ Cyler: Billy Cranston / The Blue Ranger

Director: Dean Israelite

 

 

The Belko Experiment - In Theaters March 17, 2017

https://youtu.be/3Y8AyT93LTs

Description: In a twisted social experiment, a group of 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogota, Colombia and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company's intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be killed.

Cast: John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn, John C. McGinley and Michael Rooker

Director: Greg McLean

 

 

Wilson - In Theaters March 24, 2017

https://youtu.be/AKHFZumOS94

Description: A lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged man reunites with his estranged wife and meets his teenage daughter for the first time.

Cast: Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern, and Judy Greer

Director: Craig Johnson

 

 

Colossal - In Theaters April 7, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVIAtpumxSM

Description: After a drunken night out, a woman wakes up to find Seoul, Korea torn apart by a huge monster. She goes on to find out that she and the monster are linked psychically.  

Cast: Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Dan Stevens, and Tim Blake Nelson

Director: Nacho Vigalondo

 

Aftermath - In Theaters April 7, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUXUm6he2-s

Description: The story follows two strangers whose lives become inextricably bound together after a devastating plane crash caused by the error of an air traffic controller. Schwarzenegger plays a construction foreman whose wife and daughter were killed in the crash and is burdened with guilt and a need for revenge. Maggie Grace also stars.

Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Scoot McNairy, Maggie Grace

Director: Elliott Lester

 

Snatched - In Theaters May 12, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcyeYFXdHNQ

Description: 20th Century Fox has released the official trailer for “Snatched,” the upcoming comedy which sees Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer teaming as a mother-daughter pairing on a vacation gone awry. Schumer plays an impetuous dreamer who persuades her ultra-cautious mother to travel with her to paradise – but soon they get caught up in an outrageous jungle adventure.

Starring: Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer, Ike Barinholtz, Wanda Sykes and Joan Cusack

Directed: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer, Ike Barinholtz, Wanda Sykes and Joan Cusack

 

 

Transformers: The First Knight - In Theaters June 23, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AntcyqJ6brc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PgZmmyO6Sk

Description: Humans are at war with the Transformers, and Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving the future lies buried in the secrets of the past and the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Now, it's up to the unlikely alliance of Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg), Bumblebee, an English lord (Anthony Hopkins) and an Oxford professor (Laura Haddock) to save the world.

 

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Feb 6, 2017

Show Rundown: In this week’s episode, we talk about the Super Bowl, because it’s an important key word that will get us a lot of downloads. We will talk about the commercials, the halftime show with Lady Gaga, and what’s it’s like when everyone is into something in pop culture that you couldn’t care less about. In our second segment, in honor of “La La Land,” we share our top 3 favorite musical moments in our recurring segment, “Why Should I Listen To You.” All of that plus our favorite headlines of the week.

 

Topic 1: Super Bowl 51, the commercials, the game and why we care some, but not much

Why are the New England Patriots so hated? Why do people hate winners?

Want to see all the movie previews:

http://www.vox.com/2017/2/5/14517596/super-bowl-2017-trailers-guardians-logan-transformers

Here's all the big commercials if you want:

http://www.sbnation.com/2017/2/5/14509354/2017-super-bowl-li-commercials-highlights

 

Topic 2: Why Should I Listen to You-Our Top 3 Musical Moments

Chris:

As Time Goes By - The greatest song on memory and nostalgia ever written

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_a57ZNlU6o

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAlzmRjixr0

 

Somewhere Over the Rainbow - The greatest song on longing ever written

https://youtu.be/U016JWYUDdQ?t=5s

 

Superman Theme - Greatest action theme ever written

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=394jYH82s2o

 

James Bond

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nxG09xHhro

 

Raiders of the Lost Ark music/scenes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1ZyHNmb1yU

 

Sonia:

Singin’ In The Rain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1ZYhVpdXbQ

 

John Travolta takes the floor in “Saturday Night Fever”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sT2daisxdvA

 

The opening to “A Hard Day’s Night”

https://vimeo.com/120657280

 

Runners-up: “Circle Of Life” in “The Lion King,” Uma Thurman and John Travolta dancing in “Pulp Fiction,” “In Your Eyes” in “Say Anything,” Baby watches Johnny Castle in “Dirty Dancing,” pretty much every Prince performance in “Purple Rain”

 

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