In our previous season of podcasts, the focus shifted almost entirely toward interviews. Except for SCP2‘s opening and finale episodes, the series featured nothing but conversations with some of our influences. This was in stark contrast to SCP1, which instead took the form of structured talks between our writers. This time, we wanted to strike a balance between the two approaches. As a result, interviews will drop intermittently throughout this third season. Otherwise, it will consist of dialogues similar to SCP1. The key difference is a more casual and playful atmosphere.… [continue reading]
Hear the writers discuss this subject on the Secret Cave Podcast!
I have no idea how I evaded it for so long, and it’s something I’m pretty ashamed about. However, I jumped at the chance to watch it as a way to write something a bit different for Secret Cave.
Scroll past my proper-writer analysis below to read the condensed, live-tweet version.
Shamefully late Alien first impressions
Unlike audiences at the time, or even the majority of normal people on Earth today, I’d been exposed to countless Alien imitators, but never the genuine article.… [continue reading]
The full cast of Secret Cave is here for episode 6, where we talk about the decline of kids films, that terrible trailer for Passengers, and what makes British comedy so unique.
…But for now, listen to this week’s episode:
📻 in this episode, we discuss:
- Have kids movies stopped trying to be challenging?
- The age rating system for movies
- Cheap cash-ins as a replacement for the next Toy Story
- Christian references in Inside Out
- Which recent children/family films have challenging undertones?
Ridley Scott’s Alien is one of the most obvious science fiction classics ever committed to film. Every single aspect of this masterpiece is tightly woven and meticulously constructed. It’s probably that, along with its great tale, keeping it so richly alive over the years since its release. Now drowning in accolade, it seems the critics most definitely do get things right from time to time. It’s still the best film in the series that followed it too, itself a notable collection of flicks (even if it does devolve across its course). … [continue reading]