Sneakers + eXistenZ

Sneakers + eXistenZ
Podcast: Double Feature
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Hacking and the spy genre. The influence of the film known as Sneakers. What Sneakers should be known for vs what it's actually known for. T...

Posted August 22, 2013
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 6

Episode Notes

Hacking and the spy genre. The influence of the film known as Sneakers. What Sneakers should be known for vs what it’s actually known for. Tron, Wargames, and the introduction of the home arcade. Life in the valley. Palo Alto and sound. Guess who’s coming to dinner! David Strathairn, Mary McDonnell, Ben Kingsley, and…Stephen Tobolowsky? Anagrams and the polygraph. Dan Ackroyd Unplugged on UFOs. A guide to eXistenZ. A new classic has been uncovered! If David Cronenberg design electronics. Questioning reality as par for the course. Red herrings and other causes for suspicion. Jude Law under David Cronenberg (although not literally). Willem Dafoe, born to Gas. Naked Lunch 2: The Popular Videodrome. Double Feature tumbles down the meta rabbit hole.

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Sneakers

Sneakers


Released: September 9, 1992
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Director: Phil Alden Robinson
Writer: Phil Alder Robinson, Lawrence Lasker, Walter F Parkes
Starring: Robert Redford, Mary McDonnell, Dan Aykroyd, Sidney Poitier

Complex but lighthearted thriller about computers and cryptography, government and espionage, secrets and deception and betrayal.

eXistenZ

eXistenZ


Released: April 23, 1999
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Director: David Cronenberg
Writer: David Cronenberg
Starring: Jude Law, Willem Dafoe, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ian Holm

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.

 
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