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The Media Play News Podcast

Aug 31, 2022

For the first time every theatrical Star Trek release has been remastered in 4K and brought to physical discs. We cover the large number of extras and audio tracks included in some of the box set's special features and share some anecdotes about the series. Afterwards, we cover the close of an extremely weak August...

Aug 24, 2022

We review the latest Jurassic World movie this week, as well as season 3 of The Orville, now available to stream on Hulu. In addition to our usual Top Gun: Maverick shoutout is a quick recap of our thoughts on the premiere of House of the Dragon. Turns out we are hard to impress.

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Aug 17, 2022

The sequel Sonic (& Knuckles) movie gets covered this week along with a Disney+ documentary about Industrial Light & Magic, the studio responsible for many popular and influential movies including Star Wars, Jurassic Park, and more.


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Aug 10, 2022

We turn back the clock to early 90s TV to review SeaQuest DSV while commenting on its slightly inaccurate predictions for the future (the show takes place in 2018). On the opposite end of the demographic spectrum is Lego Star Wars Summer Vacation, starring the voice of “Weird Al” Yankovic.


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Aug 3, 2022

Charles caught an early showing of Green Lantern at Comic-Con, and gets into more detail on the movie and the DC animated cinematic universe. We also cover The Lost City, whose advertising was lost amidst other movies.

Meanwhile Netflix is trying to spin up its own extended universe around its recent release The Gray...