Geek Quorum #6 – The Avengers

The Quorum returns after a long break to discuss the blockbuster Avengers movie. We break down how the characters fit together, the quality of the Big Bad, and whether the movie was “Whedonesque” enough. Plus, some thoughts on the 48 fps technology Peter Jackson is using to shoot The Hobbit. And, a teaser about another big geek summer movie, Prometheus. …

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Galactica Quorum #97 – BSG News from 2011

After a long hiatus, we shake off the rust with a quick episode to recap the BSG news from the past several months. What’s up with Blood & Chrome, or the Bryan Singer movie? And what are Ron Moore and David Eick up to? Thanks to all who has stuck around in the five years that we’ve been doing this …

Geek Quorum #5 – True Blood

At long last, a new episode. Sorry for the delay… this one was actually in the can months ago, but due to various factors it took much longer than I would have hoped to finally get posted. Sincere apologies. Anyway… The Quorum gathered a varied collection of True Blood fans to discuss the popular HBO series. We examine the show …

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Galactica Quorum #96 – “Caprica Is Cancelled”

Caprica will not be getting a second season. We look at some of the reasons that the show failed to attract viewers, ranging from scheduling miscues to its soap opera foundation. Looking ahead to Blood and Chrome, is the BSG franchise played out? Article mentioned: The Hitfix’s 5 Reasons What Went Wrong With Caprica The Final Five Caprica episodes will …

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Syfy cancels Caprica

This is official: Caprica has been cancelled. The show is being taken off the schedule and the remaining five episodes will be shown (burned off) sometime in early 2011.

Galactica Quorum #95 – “Retribution”

In “Retribution” we learn two things: Caprica has a brief monsoon season, and Clarice takes no prisoners. We bemoan the fact that Barnabus went from badass to blabbering, and that Joseph is reduced to a note-taker. The Quorum consisted of Brian and Jason. Listen using the player below, or visit our Feedburner page or subscribe using iTunes.

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Galactica Quorum #94 – “Unvanquished”

Caprica returns with “Unvanquished.” Unfortunately it failed more than once to take the necessary step forward, always backing down from what could have been a game-changing event. We scratch our heads over Clarice and her plan, Geminon’s virtual sets, and the focus on the STO. But the biggest WTF came from the last scene. The show took a turn there, …

Galactica Quorum #93 – Caprica Returns

Caprica returns for the second half of Season One. Will these ten episodes be a departure from the first ten? Will the fans return, and what level of success does it need for it to be renewed by Syfy? We make a couple predictions and cross our fingers. The hopeful Quorum consisted of Brian and Jason. Listen using the player …

Geek Quorum #4 – Lost Finale

After six mind-bending seasons, Lost has ended. Was the finale a satisfactory ending to the series? We review and discuss the final episode, ask what other mysteries should have been explained, and rate how Lost now stands among other top scifi shows. We also view the finale from a BSG fan‘s perspective: would harsh critics of the BSG finale regard …

Geek Quorum #3 – Avatar

We discuss the landmark sci-fi film Avatar! We assess the production design versus the perceived lack of story and dialogue. Was the movie Oscar worthy? We consider the potential of the motion capture technology, and the possibility of 3D TVs in the home. And what of a sequel? We entertain some ideas about what the next movie may entail. Quorum …