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Rick & Rick: Eleven '70s Era Sci-Fi Movies Better Than 'Star Wars' (Podcast)

Episode 143: Rick Mathieson and Rick Wootten discuss Geek.com's list of 11 sci-fi movies from the 1970s that it claims are better than "Star Wars"—and the advice they'd give their 22-year-old selves about their careers in marketing.

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IN THIS EPISODE:

iHOP's Sales Prove Its 'iHOB' Stunt Paid Off—But Sparks New Questions   1:00

Patrick Stewart Says 'Make it So' to a new 'Star Trek' Series—But Will Anyone See It?   2:25

Rick & Rick Discuss Geek.com's List of Eleven '70s Sci-Fi Movies It Says are Better Than 'Star Wars'     3:40

—What's your view? Which of these 11 films, if any, are better than "Star Wars"?

Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Westworld (1973)

Sleeper (1973)

A Boy and His Dog (1975)

Galaxy Express 999 (1977)

The Terminal Man (1974)

Logan's Run (1976)

Inframan (1975)

The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

Alien (1979)

 

What about these other '70s Sci-Fi classics?

Superman the Movie (1978)

The Omega Man (1971) 

Battlestar Galactica Theatrical Release (1979)

Soylent Green (1973)

Mad Max (1979)

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Theatrical Release (1979)

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)


Also in this episode:


If I Knew Then What I Know Now: Advice We'd Give our Younger Selves About a Career in Marketing  15:45             

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Rick & Rick Episode 142: Rick & Rick Conquer Comic-Con

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Episode 142: Everything you need to know about Comic-Con International 2018, from the exclusives to the cosplay to the movie buzz and more. And we've got Comic-Con correspondents Kurt Ho and Eric Van Der Heide along for the ride as Rick & Rick conquer geekdom's ultimate annual fun fest.

 

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SHOW BREAKDOWN

(Still images courtesy of Kurt Ho & Eric Van Der Heide; YouTube Video courtesy of respective owners)

Meet Kurt & Eric    :38

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Kurt Ho (or an imposter?) and Eric Van Der Heide take San Diego by stormtrooper

Quick Takes 2018    1:13

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Captain Chaos: The Quest for Tickets    2:36 

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Kurt Ho at Comic-Con

Cosplay Crack-ups    3:33    

Mag

Infinity
... You just gotta hear it yourself

Funko & The New Collectibles RSVP System    4:37

Eric's Top 'Star Wars' Exclusive    6:30

Talking Fisher Footage, CGI & 'Episode 9'    7:25

Is the Force Really with JJ Abrams?    10:25

Trailer Talk: Cheers, Jeers & More     11:40

—Godzilla & The Gang    11:46

­—Aquaman's Super Farts & Shazam Goes 'Big'    12:23

—Split Personalities & Unbreakable 'Glass'     14:04

—Steve Trevor Pines for 'Wonder Woman 1984'    14:57

—'Venom': Speculating on Spidey…and Carnage?    16:05

—Titan-ic: Enter Robin, The Boy WTF    17:48

Debating DC Universe, 'ST: Discovery' & More    19:19

Kurt's Comic-Con Call-to-Action     21:10