Welcome to the second week of our ORIGINS month in which we’re taking a look back at the origin stories of each of the hosts of the podcast. Last week we went back to the very beginning to talk Dead Space. Let’s jump ahead a few weeks to our PROMETHEUS episode, which just so happens to be Jonathan’s introduction to the podcast, as well as Graham’s introduction as frequent guest!
Continue reading ATH ORIGINS Ep #12 – Prometheus →
Do spoilers matter in our movie marketing? Jonathan doesn’t seem to think so, and can’t wait to tell you all about it!
Hey Internet people! I’ve got a problem that I’ve been mulling over for quite some time. Do spoilers in trailers matter? Does a trailer revealing a particular plot point or showing the last moment from the last scene “ruin the experience” for you? For me, the short answer is no. The longer answer? I don’t know. My arc as a moviegoer has gone from trying to avoid anything about a movie until I see it in theaters to being completely ambivalent. I have to be careful around my more spoiler-cautious pals these days because I forget that they might want to go into a movie completely fresh.
So, what changed? When did it change? Could this trailer for ATOMIC BLONDE (which I love) be the culprit?
Continue reading Who Cares About Spoilers Anyway? →
Writer/Creator/Web Guy for After the Hype. Created an animated fantasy webseries called Flagon. GM for Demon Dayz: An Actual Play Podcast, which you can conveniently find here on athpod.com
In space, no one can hear you podcast! That’s right, this week we’re battling it out for best Alien film. The twist: we don’t get to pick which Alien film we’re defending. Elvis Kunesh joins us for this wild and wacky battle and has the difficult task of talking about Ridley Scott’s Alien. Bryan gets the honor of defending Alien 3, and Ryan finds himself at the mercy of Prometheus. Jonathan has to defend Alien Vs. Predator: Requiem, and boy does he try! Chewie provides judgement.
Continue reading Episode #190 – Alien Battle →