The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 146 – Edgy Teen

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This week we talked about the recent Pokémon Direct where the Sword and Shield Expansions (Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra) and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX were announced, as well as chatting about the new trailers for Black Widow, Morbius, Bloodshot and Birds of Prey.

Screentime

No Screentime this week!

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam – Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Rogue Protocol (The Murderbot Diaries Book #3) by Martha Wells, and Hear the Wind Sing by Haruki Murakami/Titans Season 2 on Netflix and Into the Spider-Verse/Death Stranding on PS4 and Pokémon Sword on Nintendo Switch

Ian – Palestine +100 by Comma Press (Various Authors), The New Silk Roads by Peter Frankopan, The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty/1917/The Outer Worlds on PS4

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 145 – That’s Art

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No Big News this week as there wasn’t a lot going on over the holidays!

Screentime 1 – The Witcher

This week we had 2 Screentimes! The first is The Witcher series which came out on Netflix on December 20th. We don’t go massively into spoilers, but if you are worried, avoid 48:04-1:02:15!

Screentime 2 – Star Wars Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker

Our second Screentime is the latest Star Wars film, and the conclusion of ‘The Skywalker Saga’! We do dip a fair bit into spoilers in this one, so if you haven’t seen the film yet, skip 1:12:51-1:28:06!

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam – Hogfather (Discworld #20) by Terry Pratchett, Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries Book #2) by Martha Wells, and Assassin’s Quest (The Farseer Trilogy Book #3) by Robin Hobb/The Witcher on Netflix, The Expanse Season 4 on Amazon Prime, Doctor Who Series 12 on BBC iPlayer, and Steven Universe Season 2 and 3/Death Stranding on PS4

Ian – Rosewater Insurrection (Wormwood Book #2) by Tade Thompson, Melmoth by Sarah Perry, The Dragon Reborn (The Wheel of Time Book #3) by Robert Jordan, The Mask of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler, and Gideon the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Book #1) by Tamsyn Muir/The Witcher on Netflix/Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and The Outer Worlds on PS4, Pokémon Shield on Nintendo Switch

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 143 – The House of Wham!

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This week in one of our most unfocused episodes, we chat about Benihoff and Weiss being off Star Wars and the revelations of how they “ran” Game of Thrones, the new Sonic trailer and how much money went into the redesign, the trailer for Half Life: Alyx, the early season 2 renewals for The Witcher and Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series, and bizarrely, Ian talks about his hatred of mimes and guesses and spoils the plot of Last Christmas.

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam – The Raven Tower by Ann Leckie, Feet of Clay (Discworld #19) by Terry Pratchett, The Fated Sky (Lady Astronaut #2) by Mary Robinette Kowal/Bojack Horseman Season 6 Part 1, Living with Yourself and Doctor Who on Netflix, The Mandalorian on Disney+/Pokémon Sword on Nintendo Switch

Ian – The Rage of Dragons (The Burning #1) by Evan Winter, Agent Running in the Field by John Le Carre, A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire #2) by George R.R. Martin/Bojack Horseman Season 6 Part 1 on Netflix, and Seven Worlds, One Planet on BBC/Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice on PS4 and Untitled Goose Game on Nintendo Switch

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 142 – A Sophisticated Alcopop

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This week we chat about the announcements for Overwatch 2, Diablo IV, World of Warcraft Shadowlands, and Spider-Verse 2, the new trailers for The Witcher and The Mandalorian, and class warfare in Fallout 76.

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam – Little Eve by Catriona Ward, The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay, At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft and The Raven Tower by Ann Leckie/Shazam, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and X-Men: Dark Phoenix on a flight/Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order – Curse of the Vampire DLC on Nintendo Switch

Ian – The Bone Ships (The Tide Child #1) by R.J. Barker and Dragons of Autumn Twilight (Dragonlance #1) by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman/His Dark Materials on BBC and HBO/Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice on PS4 and Call of Duty: Mobile on iPad

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 50 – Candy or Money?

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This week we chatted about a new Star Trek series, BBC’s upcoming His Dark Materials adaptation and the Preacher trailer, while Gary laughs his most real, authentic and hysterical laugh, and Adam interrupts a lot.

Gary in 60 seconds was ‘The Thing’ (1982), with Gary taking on the creepy sci-fi horror. We’ll be putting up a twitter poll today to pick which film Adam should do next time, so make sure you vote in that!

In the spirit of not-Halloween-anymore, for the main talking point this week we talked about our favourite horror films, with some excellent suggestions from all of you.

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Any prequels you think are particularly awful? Any you hope to never see? Are there any that you think actually turned out to be good, worthwhile films? Let us know! You can as always get in touch through Facebook or on Twitter @lost_lighthouse, email us at thelostlighthouse@live.co.uk or sound off in the ‘leave a reply’ box at the bottom of the podcast page on the website.

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Enjoy!

*Also, the poll results from the Alien 5 or Prometheus 2 twitter poll we set up during the recording ended up being incredibly close with 56% wanting the Neill Blomkamp Alien 5 over 44% wanting Ridley Scott’s Prometheus sequel, indicating that we are totally misrepresenting our audience! Maybe we should stop ragging on Prometheus so much! Doesn’t seem likely.*