The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 107 – Alden Edelweiss

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This week we chat about all these new trailers: Jurassic World 2: Fallen KingdomMission Impossible: FalloutMuteThe Cloverfield ParadoxAnt-Man and the WaspVenomWestworld Season 2Deadpool 2 and Solo. Phew! No time to talk about anything else, because Adam finished work too late!

Screentime

No Screentime this week, but next time we will be talking about Black Panther.

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing

Adam The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin and The Wicked + The Divine by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie/Black Lightning on Netflix/Basically no video games
Ian Le Morte D’Arthur by Thomas Mallory/Altered Carbon on Netflix/Monster Hunter World on PS4

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 106 – Believable Grindelwald

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This week we chat about Nintendo Labo, the genre recognition in this year’s Oscar nominations, the early success for Marvel’s Black Panther movie and rumours of a Duke Nukem film.

Screentime – Bright

This week we review Bright. There might be spoilers but at this point we don’t care because Bright is a bad film.

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing

Adam – A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemmingway, The Wandering Earth by Cixin Liu and The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers/Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Season 2 on Netflix/The Evil Within 2 on PS4
Ian Starless Night (The Legend of Drizzt, Book VIII) by R.A. Salvatore/The End of the F***ing World on Netflix/Superhot on PS4

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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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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 103 – The Taxmans

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This week we chat about the Avengers Infinity War trailer and the ongoing talks of Disney buying 20th Century Fox, a Quentin Tarantino Star Trek film, the Black Mirror Series 4 trailer and Detective Pikachu. Adam also sort of reviews Justice League in ‘Now Playing’ and does go into spoilers, so if you care skip from 17:00-24:00.

Screentime – The Punisher

We review the The Punisher series on Netflix, and we go light on spoilers.

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing

Adam Reaper Man by Terry Pratchett/Justice League/Destiny 2 The Curse of Osiris DLC on PS4
Ian Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders/The Punisher on Netflix/Skyrim on Nintendo Switch and Star Wars Battlefront II on PS4

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 102 – Dark Vader

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This week we chat about the announced Star Wars trilogy helmed by The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson, the loot box controversy in Star Wars Battlefront II, the Deadpool 2 teaser, the Rampage trailer, the Lord of the Rings TV show announcement, and the waves of abuse coming to light in the entertainment industry. We also try out some new sign offs.

Screentime – Stranger Things Season 2

We review the second season of Netflix’s Stranger Things! We go light on spoilers.

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing

Adam Playback by Raymond Chandler/The Punisher on Netflix/Destiny 2 on PS4
Ian The Book of Dust 1: La Belle Sauvage by Phillip Pullman/Nothing apparently/Skyrim on Nintendo Switch and Star Wars Battlefront II on PS4

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 101 – The Weekly Eyewash

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This week we chat about World of Warcraft Classic, The Last of Us 2 footage and the first Destiny 2 expansion!

Screentime – Thor Ragnarok

We saw the new Marvel film! We review it here. There are spoilers, so avoid 32:32-42:25!

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing

Adam The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin/Stranger Things Season 2 on Netflix/Destiny 2 on PS4
Ian The Old Ways by Robert Macfarlane and Rat Queens by Kurtis Wiebe/Blue Planet II on BBC/Super Mario Odyssey on Nintendo Switch

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 100 – Hot White Content

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This week we chat about the new Black Panther and New Mutants trailers, the predictable Han Solo film title, NeoGAF and the closure of Visceral Games.

Screentime – Top 5s

As this is our 100th episode, we decided to do something a little different and go through some of our favourite films, games and books! We argue about which Alien film is better, and try to out-do each other on pretentious book choices. We both lose.

Nathan also passed on some of his top 5s!

TV Shows
5 – Dexter – Dark series about a psycho vigilante
4 – 30 Rock – From start to finish, absolutely fantastic and hilarious all the way through
3 – Scrubs – One of the funniest comedies to ever grace the small screen
2 – Death Note – In my opinion, the best anime series ever
1 – Game of Thrones – The only show I watch religiously without fail
Films
5 – Snatch – Brilliant London gangster film, I say far too many quotes from this film
4 – Sin City – Love how in sync it is with the comics and portrayed it perfectly onto the big screen
3 – Shaun of the Dead – Was hard to choose this or Hot Fuzz, but this RomZomCom is an absolute cult classic
2 – Empire Strikes Back – Best Star Wars film hands down
1 – Scarface – Love this film, Pacino is amazing in it, story is great and the ending is brilliant
Games
5 – Bloodborne – Completely and utterly immersed in the game like no other games has managed.
4 – Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver – Seriously underrated game, but one of the best stories and voice acting of the Playstation era
3 – Doom – Classic FPS of the 90’s, can still pick it up today and enjoy myself
2 – Chrono Trigger – Another underrated game, may have the storyline of any RPG, but the battle sequences were so advanced for the era
1 – Final Fantasy 7 – Love this game, storyline is amazing, gameplay was fantastic, I hope the reboot doesn’t disappoint

 

And here are Kii’s Top 5 games!

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle
This crossover came out of no where. Like wtf are you doing no where but holy hell it works. It works so well and it has no right to. It’s an accessible XCOM style game with stunning graphics and world building. The Nintendo and Ubisoft characters somehow blend together seamlessly to make some great comedy. The first thing I bought on my Switch.

Final Fantasy XIV
I have quite literally spent the best part of my gaming time of the past two and half years running around Eorzea. An MMO with tonnes of flexibility and the impeccable artwork and design of Final Fantasy. I also get to save the world whilst riding a really fat Chocobo.

Mass Effect 2
My first in the series and always my favourite. I loved all the characters on the ship, so much so I’ve named eight guinea pigs after crew members.
 
Stardew Valley
Adorable farming game where you try to become besties with villagers whilst attempting to grow the most epic crops. Many hours spent trying to get the ‘optimum’ farm layout.
 
Animal Crossing
Pretty much any of them but mostly New Leaf. Tom Nook has me by the balls and I’m a sucker for anything I can arrange furniture in. Cue emotional attachment to adorable animal villagers to the point of, if Goldie ever moves out of my town I will rage quit and cry.

 

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing

Adam  Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman/Dear White People on Netflix/Destiny 2 on PS4
Ian Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence/Nothing/Destiny 2 on PS4 and Stardew Valley on Nintendo Switch

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 99 – Jacket-Only System

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This week we chat the Pacific Rim Uprising trailer, the new Justice League trailer and Rick and Morty fans being trash.

Screentime – Blade Runner 2049

We review Blade Runner 2049, the latest in the Blade series of films. What? Oh no. The sequel to Blade Runner. We don’t go heavy into spoilers, but if you are worried you’ll find out who is or is not a replicant (or a vampire), skip

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing

Adam Star Wars: From A Certain Point of View by Various/The Expanse on Netflix/Destiny 2 on PS4
Ian The Once and Future King by T.H.White/The Good Place on Netflix/Destiny 2 on PS4

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 98 – Dumb in a Smart Way

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This week we chat about The PunisherTomb RaiderStar Wars Battlefront 2 and Red Dead Redemption 2 trailers.

Screentime – IT

We review the new IT movie, the rom com starring handsome go-getting Pennywise the Dancing Clown.

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing

Adam The Iliad by Homer/Star Trek Discovery on Netflix/Destiny 2 on PS4
Ian – The Fifth Season (Broken Earth 1) by N.K. Jemison/Conan the Barbarian on Netflix/Destiny 2 on PS4

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