Geek Revolution Radio #149 – Directors We Love: Steven Spielberg

From Jaws to Saving Private Ryan, few have come close to legendary status as Steven Spielberg.  He has more movies that are iconic and loved movies in one decade, than some directors achieve in their entire careers.  On this week’s episode, Will and Ryan dive into films directed by Steven Spielberg, and how much there is to love about his movies over the last four decades.

Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg

First Half:

To start out the show, the guys discussed some of the good and bad going on during the Olympics.  From a rocky lead up in Rio, to Michael Phelps earning his 23rd Gold Medal, it has been an interesting summer Olympics to say the least.

Ryan also gave a review of the new game “No Man’s Sky.”  Being hailed as a remarkable action-adventure survival video game. For any good fan of video games, this is definitely a game to check out.

Will also gave a brief review of the show “Rick and Morty,” saying it is a perfect comedy, adult show for geeks.  Pulling from many different avenues of geek culture.

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Main Topic:

When talking about Steven Spielberg, it is hard to not talk in length about so many legendary films.  From 1975 to 2000, he is responsible for over a dozen incredible and very remarkable films.  Over the course of his career, he has impressed with fantastic films.  He has influenced an industry, inspired the next generation of filmmakers.  Most important however, he has given the audience something to love for generations to come.

So what is your favorite Steven Spielberg movie?  Does any other director come close to his level of “legendary” status? Get into conversation at Facebook.com/GeekRevolutionRadio

You can find us on twitter: Ryan is @GeekRevolutionRadio and Will is @The_Will_Hatton

Credits:
Hosts: Will Hatton and Ryan Bennett

Intro Song: “What You Want” composed by Kevin McLeod , licensed under Creative Commons

Interlude Song: “Thief in the Night” composed by Kevin McLeod , licensed under Creative Commons

Credit Song: “Riptide” composed by Kevin McLeod, licensed under Creative Commons