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 133 – Come a Long Way Since Spyro

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Ian is off walking somewhere this week, so Rose joins Adam to listen to him blather on about the trailers for the Final Fantasy VII remake, Black Mirror Season 5 and Watchmen, all the upcoming Disney films (also known as all films), and the ridiculous petition to remake season 8 of Game of Thrones which for some reason has thousands of signatures.

Screentime – Detective Pikachu

This week we review Detective Pikachu! We don’t spoil a lot, but we do definitively determine the best Pokémon.

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and The Well of Ascension (Mistborn Book 2) by Brandon Sanderson/Game of Thrones Season 8 on Sky Atlantic and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season 2 on Netflix/The Surge on PS4
RoseAnimal by Sara Pascoe/RuPaul’s Drag Race and Dead to Me on Netflix/Listening to Serial for the first time

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 132 – Gotta Go Fast

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We’ve been off for a while, but this week we chat about the trailers for Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order, the new Clone Wars series and the Sonic the Hedgehog movie, the success of Captain Marvel and Avengers Endgame, and the new versions of the Nintendo Switch that are coming.

Screentime – Avengers Endgame

This week we review Avengers Endgame, the latest Marvel film and the end of the ‘Infinity Saga’ and culmination of the previous 21 films. We go into pretty heavily into spoilers from 47:05-69:30 so skip that if you haven’t seen it yet! 

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing (a few things as we haven’t had an episode in a while!)
Adam A Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers, The Shadow Rising (The Wheel of Time Book 4) by Robert Jordan, and Fires by Raymond Carver/Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood on Netflix, Game of Thrones Season 6 on NOW TV, and Us/Super Smash Bros Ultimate on Nintendo Switch, The Surge on PS4
IanThe Charmed Life of Alex Moore by Molly Flatt and The City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty /Fleabag Series 2 on BBC Three/The Elder Scrolls: Blades on iOS, Call of Duty Modern Warfare Remastered on PS4

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 114 – E3 2018 Spectacular

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This week we chat about Star Wars trolls, the His Dark Materials casting for the upcoming BBC adaptation, and Chloe Dykstra’s abuse story that has been connected to Chris Hardwick.

Screentime – E3 2018

This week we talk for a long long time about this year’s E3, the big yearly video games expo in California. We go through our general thought on the expo, and each of the big presentations and what we liked (or didn’t like!). Here are the links to the presentations and the specific games we spend time talking about!

EA: Anthem (gameplay), Sea of SolitudeUnravel Two

Square Enix: Final Fantasy XIV x Monster Hunter WorldBabylon’s FallShadow of the Tomb Raider

Ubisoft: Beyond Good and Evil 2Skull & Bones (gameplay), TransferenceMario+Rabbids Kingdom Battle: Donkey Kong Adventure,  Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (gameplay), Starlink: Battle for Atlas

BethesdaWolfenstein: YoungbloodDoom EternalSkyrim Very Special EditionFallout 76The Elder Scrolls VIStarfield

Nintendo: Fire Emblem Three HousesSuper Smash Bros Ultimate

Xbox: Halo InfiniteMetro ExodusWe Happy FewDevil May Cry 5Jump ForceGears 5Cyberpunk 2077SekiroTunic

Playstation: The Last of Us Part IIGhost of TsushimaResident Evil 2 remakeSpider-ManDeath Stranding

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing

Adam Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge/Atlanta on FOX/Destiny 2 Expansion II Warmind on PS4
Kii206 Bones by Kathy Reichs/Queer Eye on Netflix/The Darkside Detective on Steam

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 113 – Book Car

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This week we chat about the Fallout 76 teaserPokémon Quest, and Pokémon Lets Go Pikachu and Lets Go Eevee, the makers of Player Unknown Battlegrounds suing Fortnite, Boba Fett: A Star Wars Story and The Expanse continuing on Amazon.

Screentime – Solo: A Star Wars Story

This week we talk about the new stand-alone Star Wars film focused on the origins of Han Solo, its perceived trouble at the box office and what we thought about it! We chat for a while before going into spoilers a little, but if you’re worried about them then skip 53:41-64:38!

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing

Adam – The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson and Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami/Westworld Season 2 on Sky/God of War on PS4
Ian – The Great Hunt (The Wheel of Time Book 2) by Robert Jordan/Lost in Space and Doomsday Preppers on Netflix/The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Nintendo Switch

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 105 – Hep New Style

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This week we chat about Disney making some questionable choices on their live-action Aladdin remake, the Switch being the fasting selling console ever in the US, the Slender Man movie trailer and Ian teaches Adam what ‘Swatting’ is.

Top 3s of 2017

This week we talk about our top 3 video games, TV shows and movies of 2017! What were yours? Let us know!

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing

Adam The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. LeGuin and The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers/Black Mirror Season 4 on Netflix/The Evil Within 2 on PS4
Ian The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin and Civilwarland in Bad Decline by George Saunders/Nothing/Overcooked on Nintendo Switch

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 104 – Kylo Ron

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This week we chat about the Mortal EnginesJurassic World: Fallen KingdomAnnihilationAlita Battle Angel and Death Stranding trailers, talk more about Disney buying Fox, and Bungie rolling back on gating content away from people that don’t fork out for the Destiny 2 expansion.

Screentime – Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

We review the new Star Wars film. We go fully in to spoilers, so if you haven’t seen it yet skip from 58:45-1:21:45.

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing

Adam The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami/Twin Peaks: The Return on Sky Atlantic/Star Wars Battlefront II on PS4
Ian Homeland (Legend of Drizzt) by R.A. Salvatore/Arrested Development on Netflix/Overcooked on Nintendo Switch

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