Movies Unhacked

A podcast for fans of cinema and technology.

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

Live Free or Die Hard (2007)

Live Free or Die Hard

Do we like this version of John McClane? Are the villains good at designing bomb triggers? And are the action scenes worthy of the Die Hard franchise? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco and Matt Janulewicz unhack Live Free Continue reading Live Free or Die Hard (2007)

“Fiction or Fake?” Extravaganza!

Movies Unhacked

Everyone’s favorite guessing game, “Fiction or Fake?” gets a dedicated episode. Listen now to hear eight never-before-heard rounds of “Fiction or Fake?”! Scott Croco and all your favorite guests play the game. How many can YOU answer correctly? Episode Log: Continue reading “Fiction or Fake?” Extravaganza!

Sneakers (1992)

Sneakers

Does this 1992 take on information security hold up? What tech gadget was the forerunner for the Apple company? And how is this movie connected to WarGames? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco and Matt Janulewicz unhack Sneakers (1992) Continue reading Sneakers (1992)

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

How does the reverse chronology affect the storytelling? Can false memories be implanted? And did Charlie Kaufman follow traditional screenplay structure? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco and Jay Holavarri unhack Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) in Continue reading Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Unfriended: Dark Web (2018)

Unfriended: Dark Web

Scary movie month continues! Does this sequel improve upon the original? What is “swatting”? And are ghosts real? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco, AJ Camarillo, and Kyle Kao unhack Unfriended: Dark Web (2018) in this podcast episode. When Continue reading Unfriended: Dark Web (2018)

Hall of Fame, Vol. 2

Hall of Fame

Which of these 10 films will be inducted into the Movies Unhacked Hall of Fame? Re-Animator (1985), Terminator 2 (1991), The Last Starfighter (1984), Paranoia (2013), Upgrade (2018), Robocop (1987), Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Dr. Strangelove (1964), Ocean’s Eleven Continue reading Hall of Fame, Vol. 2

Disclosure (1994)

Disclosure

Is this movie sexist? Is the VR shown in this film realistic? And does this movie hold up? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco, Christina Croco, and Jenny Belforte unhack Disclosure (1994) in this podcast episode. When a Seattle Continue reading Disclosure (1994)

Hall of Fame, Vol. 1

Hall of Fame

Which of these 10 films will be inducted into the Movies Unhacked Hall of Fame? The Net (1995), Independence Day (1996), The Conversation (1974), The Terminator (1984), Dune (1984), Electric Dreams (1984), Ex Machina (2014), Superman III (1983), Paycheck (2003), Continue reading Hall of Fame, Vol. 1