049 - THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN

As one superteam convenes on the big screen, another assembles in Cinema Limbo, as Jeremy and Ed Bloomer wade through the mire of 2003's graphic novel adaptation The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, based on the book by Alan Moore and starring Sean Connery, in a discussion that takes in Bananaman, being Whoed out and unlimited exasperation.

We didn't go into any detail on the lawsuit connected to the film which soured Moore on Hollywood, but there are some details here, here and here.

038 - EYES WIDE SHUT

Jeremy is joined by Ed Bloomer to discuss Stanley Kubrick's last film Eyes Wide Shut, with digressions reaching such subjects as Hawkins Bazaar, the colour of bedclothes, the jigsaw theory of audience engagement and the Secret Ruler of the World.

 
 

032 - TRON LEGACY

Ed Bloomer returns to help Jeremy discuss the 2010 science fantasy sequel TRON Legacy, with a heated discussion that takes in subjects including two-minute dancing, anti-helmet bias and David Frost.

Here's an article about the unproduced third TRON film, from an interview with director Joseph Kosinski from March this year.

And here's the article offering a counter-argument to the film's politics regarding the freedom of information.

 

011 - BIGGLES: ADVENTURES IN TIME

Ed Bloomer returns to discuss VHS favourite Biggles: Adventures in Time, the 1986 sci-fi period adventure, with a chat that encompasses the world's greatest science joke, time-travelling Hitler and the forgotten action hero of British cinema, Peter Cushing.

009 - I HEART HUCKABEES

Professional science man Ed Bloomer joins Jeremy to talk about 2004's philosophical comedy I Heart Huckabees, co-written and directed by David O. Russell, while the conversation touches on such weighty matters as death, vigilantism, Biggles and the sort of people who play bridge.

006 - ESCAPE FROM L.A.

Jeremy is joined by his friend and scientific adviser Ed Bloomer to discuss Escape From L.A., the 1996 sequel to classic sci-fi action thriller Escape From New York, with chat encompassing Military Jesus, Son of the Pink Panther, which city should host the third film and Jeremy overusing the word 'spartan'.