SciFi Tech Talk #000139 – The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension poster Rating: 6.4/10 (16690 votes)
Director: W.D. Richter
Writer: Earl Mac Rauch
Stars: Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin, Jeff Goldblum
Runtime: 103 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Released: 10 Aug 1984
Plot: Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.

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Rendezvous with Rama

SciFi Tech Talk #000138 – The Man From Earth

The Man from Earth (2007)
The Man from Earth poster Rating: 8.0/10 (109423 votes)
Director: Richard Schenkman
Writer: Jerome Bixby
Stars: David Lee Smith, Tony Todd, John Billingsley, Ellen Crawford
Runtime: 87 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Released: 13 Nov 2007
Plot: An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.

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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai

SciFi Tech Talk #000137 – Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers poster Rating: 7.4/10 (32769 votes)
Director: Philip Kaufman
Writer: Jack Finney (novel), W.D. Richter (screenplay)
Stars: Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright
Runtime: 115 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Released: 20 Dec 1978
Plot: In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being replaced one by one, with clones devoid of emotion.

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The Man From Earth

SciFi Tech Talk #000136 – Lucy

Lucy (2014)
Lucy poster Rating: 6.4/10 (250090 votes)
Director: Luc Besson
Writer: Luc Besson
Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi, Amr Waked
Runtime: 89 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Released: 25 Jul 2014
Plot: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

SciFi Tech Talk #000133 – Interstellar

Interstellar (2014)
Interstellar poster Rating: 8.7/10 (613509 votes)
Director: Christopher Nolan
Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan
Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Matthew McConaughey, Mackenzie Foy, John Lithgow
Runtime: 169 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Released: 7 Nov 2014
Plot: A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.

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Interview with JF Dubeau

SciFi Tech Talk #000132 – Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon (1980)
Flash Gordon poster Rating: 6.4/10 (33473 votes)
Director: Mike Hodges
Writer: Lorenzo Semple Jr. (screenplay), Michael Allin (adaptation), Alex Raymond (based on the characters created by)
Stars: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow, Topol
Runtime: 111 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Released: 5 Dec 1980
Plot: A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.

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Interstellar

SciFi Tech Talk #000131 – E.T.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial poster Rating: 7.9/10 (252019 votes)
Director: Steven Spielberg
Writer: Melissa Mathison
Stars: Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton
Runtime: 115 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Released: 11 Jun 1982
Plot: A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world.

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Flash Gordon

SciFi Tech Talk #000130 – Battleship

Battleship (2012)
Battleship poster Rating: 5.9/10 (185836 votes)
Director: Peter Berg
Writer: Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber
Stars: Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker
Runtime: 131 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Released: 18 May 2012
Plot: A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

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E.T.