Big Trouble in Little China + The Enemies of Reason

Big Trouble in Little China + The Enemies of Reason
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Double Feature | Year 1 (2009)

Eric does Michael a favor. WTF is Big Trouble in Little China? The exploitation formula. Why Kurt Russell wasn’t high on the set. Brilliant or an accident? The creatures on display. John Carpenter’s effects over the years. The lost dimension of packed theater reactions in the 70s and 80s. Dawkins playing Russell. The look of a Dawkins documentary. Astrology. The Barnum Effect. Cold reading. James Randi. Darren Brown. Sylvia Brown (not related). Michael gives Eric a live psychic reading. Deepak Chopra. How Spiritual leaders beat scientists. It’s hard to hate the gleefully ignorant. Debunking Homeopathy simply by explanation. THE SAND BEETLE. The mystery of therapeutic touch, solved!

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Big Trouble in Little China

Big Trouble in Little China


Released: July 2, 1986
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Director: John Carpenter
Writer: Gary Goldman, David Z. Weinstein
Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, James Hong, Victor Wong

An All-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown.

The Enemies of Reason

The Enemies of Reason


Released: 2007
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Director: Russell Barnes
Writer: Richard Dawkins
Starring: Richard Dawkins, Derren Brown, Deepak Chopra, Nicholas Humphrey

Scientist Richard Dawkins turns a hostile eye on the world of alternative medicine.

 
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