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!

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

Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)

Bill and Ted

Does this film still hold up today? Are there any time travel paradoxes? And what was happening in the NFL when this movie was released? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco and Mike Horne unhack Bill and Ted’s Excellent Continue reading Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)