s08e12 Nomadland – The Good Robot Andys

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Discussion (with spoilers) of Nomadland. Andy B thinks it's an Idris Elba chipmunk train adventure, but Andy C explains it's a window into the world of a woman living life and grief her way, with no beginning, middle or end, which he found uplifting despite how bleak it sounds.

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s08e12 Nomadland – The Good Robot Andys

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Discussion (with spoilers) of Nomadland. Andy B thinks it's an Idris Elba chipmunk train adventure, but Andy C explains it's a window into the world of a woman living life and grief her way, with no beginning, middle or end, which he found uplifting despite how bleak it sounds.

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s08e11 Sound of Metal – The Good Robot Andys

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Discussion (with spoilers) of Sound of Metal, as well as quite a lot of cobblers about the Oscars.

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s08e10 News of the World – The Good Robot Andys

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Discussion (with spoilers) of News of the World. Andy B thinks it's a fall-off-the-cliff-of-despair genre moves that starts out like a rom-com about a young journalist navigating newsrooms, but Andy C explains it's a Western about a former confederate soldier who rescues a lost girl.

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s08e10 News of the World – The Good Robot Andys

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Discussion (with spoilers) of News of the World. Andy B thinks it's a fall-off-the-cliff-of-despair genre moves that starts out like a rom-com about a young journalist navigating newsrooms, but Andy C explains it's a Western about a former confederate soldier who rescues a lost girl.

The Good Robot Andys podcasts an

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Genuinely going to watch this one. Episode also contains us asking each other how we are, after months of lockdown.

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s08e09 Blinded by the Light – The Good Robot Andys

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Discussion (with spoilers) of Blinded by the Light. Andy B thinks a far-right religious revelation filming ending in the destruction of everyone in the world except the pious few, but Andy C explains it's a joyous tear-inducing coming-of-age film about an Asian British teenager coping with racism and turbulent fa

s08e08 Saint Maud – The Good Robot Andys

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Content warning for discussion of a film featuring severe mental health problems and suicide.

Discussion (with spoilers) of Saint Maud. Andy B thinks it's an Emma Thompson movie about a boarding school but Andy C put him straight: it's a heightened drama horror about a woman who believes she is acting on God's orders and descends

s08e07 Relic – The Good Robot Andys

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Discussion (with spoilers) of Relic. Andy B thinks it's a rollicking Disney adventure about some mice who can breathe under water, which is an interesting commentary on religion, but Andy C explains it's a subtle horror that explores generational trauma and the pain of caring for someone with dementia.

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s08e06 Encryption – The Good Robot Andys

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Discussion of what that little padlock symbol next to a web address means, and some vague suggestions as to how it works. Andy C questions Andy B, who fails to understand and effectively communicates that failure.

For further reading, check out these Wikipedia links:

TLS
Diffie–Hellman key exchange
Double Ratchet Algorithm

s08e05 Host – The Good Robot Andys

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Discussion (with spoilers) of Host. Andy B basically thinks it's The Haunting, but it's not at all: Andy C explains it's a lockdown-created Lockdown Zoom Horror, British-made and independent.

That games site Andy B is working on is smolpxl.artificialworlds.net.

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s08e04 Best Scenes – The Good Robot Andys

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Andy and Andy share some of their favourite scenes from some of their favourite movies.

That podcast by our friends that we think you'll like is The Disc Dump Podcast. Give it a try!

That games site Andy B is working on is smolpxl.artificialworlds.net.

Those software recommendations were:

Jitsi video conferencing
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s08e03 The Visit – The Good Robot Andys

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Discussion (with spoilers) of The Visit. Andy B thinks it's a sophisticated thriller starring Michelle Pfeifer, but Andy C explains it's a fun, short creepy horror from good old M. Night Shyamalan.

That podcast by our friends that we think you'll like is The Disc Dump Podcast. Give it a try!

That games site Andy B is working on

s08 Everybody Now (special)

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Everybody Now - Climate Emergency and Sacred Duty

The Good Robot Andys are proud to share with you:

We’ve caused a turning point in the Earth’s natural history. Everybody Now is a podcast about what it means to be human on the threshold of a global climate emergency, in a time of systemic injustice and runaway pandemics. Scientists, activists, farmers

There's a special coming up on 19th October ... don't miss it. Curious? Dig through twitter.com/nomadpodcast

Do you like puzzle games? Do you like little ducks? Either way, DuckMaze 2 might be fun a thing andybalaam.gitlab.io/smolpxl/d
It's free software, of course.

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