In this episode Mike Freethy is here to talk about the sci-fi classic Bladerunner and the action filled Bourne Identity.

Blade Runner

Release: 1982
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young

Bourne Identity

Release: 2002
Director: Doug Liman
Stars: Franka Potente, Matt Damon, Chris Cooper

Live Die Repeat /  Edge of Tomorrow 

This is what the DVD/Blu-Ray cover looks like. You can clearly see the confusion

Bourne Novels

Though the character and series were created by Robert Ludlum he only wrote 3 books in the series, which were the ones made into films; Bourne IdentityBourne Supremacy, and Bourne Ultimatum. Eric Van Lustbader picked up the series and wrote 12 more books. Even though Lustbader wrote a book called Bourne Legacy, the film has nothing but the name in common with the book. In total the series has 15 books.

Moby

Porcelain from the Moby album Play was first used in a VW commercial and then the  movie The Beach. It was also used in a few other commercials.

Here is a link to a Rolling Stone article that speaks about the controversy we mentioned.

Christian Bale’s Weight

He lost 70lbs for The Mechanic and after gained 100lbs for Batman Begins

Hamilton Steel Mills 

I grabbed the below pic from this site, you really can see the similarities

Maniac

The advertising/payment form from the show I couldn’t remember was the “Ad Buddy”

Denis Villeneuve

I have seen one other of his movies that I absolutely love which is Enemy staring Jake Gyllenhaal.

Dune Mini-Series

So the series was not 1 but 2 series. Dune (2000) and Children of Dune (2003).

 

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