Movies Unhacked

A podcast for fans of cinema and technology.

Learn about movies and how their portrayals of technology stack up against the real world. We review movies and explore all types of science and technology in film and television. Zoom in and enhance with the Movies Unhacked podcast!

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

Dr Evil

Who is the better character, Austin Powers or Dr. Evil? How do cryonics work? What movies from the 1960s and 1970s influenced this movie? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco unhacks Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) in Continue reading Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

Smokey and the Bandit

Burt Reynolds stars in Hal Needham’s Smokey and the Bandit (1977)! And we answer questions like: Are the stunts any good? How does CB radio work? And are Firebird Trans Ams cool? Listen now to find out! Can Bandit bring a truckload of Continue reading Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

Three’s Company, “Mate for Each Other” (1982)

Three's Company

John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, and Priscilla Barnes star in Three’s Company, “Mate for each other” (1982). Learn the answers to: What is the history of computer matchmaking? Why was Scott once scared of this TV show? And, why are Scott Continue reading Three’s Company, “Mate for Each Other” (1982)

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Terminator 2

Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in James Cameron’s Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), and we ask questions like: Is T2 a sequel or a remake? Does the precursor to a Terminator-like cyborg exist today? And, do Scott and Matt remember seeing Terminator Continue reading Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Dial M For Murder (1954)

Dial M For Murder

Ray Milland stars in Alfred Hitchcock’s Dial M For Murder (1954), and we ask questions like: What are the similarities between this movie and Columbo? What invention revolutionized the telephone industry? And what are Scott and Mike’s favorite Hitchcock movies? Continue reading Dial M For Murder (1954)