This Week's DCMG Digest


Here's a round up of all the new articles this week on The DreamCage and AlbieMedia websites...

On The DreamCage - https://www.thedreamcage.com/

"The book works on both levels, the intellectual one of inquiring into the nature of consciousness, but also as a story about love."

Marc Nash contemplates Love And Other Thought Experiments as he reads the book by Sophie Ward...


https://www.thedreamcage.com/2020/03/book-love-and-other-thought-experiments.html


It has been five years since Mr. Robot debuted at SXSW and to celebrate we finally got Steve Taylor-Bryant and Nate McKenzie to make their chat logs public. With spoilers galore, much fawning and drooling, here are their thoughts on Mr. Robot season 4 and the impact of the entire show...



"I didn’t think a streaming service look at the 2018 season would offer anything in the way of entertainment or things I didn't already know. Man, was I wrong!"

Steve Taylor-Bryant lives life in the fast lane and watches the Netflix documentary series Formula 1: Drive to Survive...


https://www.thedreamcage.com/2020/03/tv-formula-1-drive-to-survive.html


"it was a film that seemed to contain everything I loved – it was a sci-fi, it was philosophical, it had complex ideas, it had interesting female characters and mind-blowing action scenes strongly influenced by the best of Asian movies, and my goodness, it had tons of style!"

Ren Zelen looks back at some of the films that made her fall in love with cinema in the first place with The Films That Made Me. This time she revisits The Matrix (1999)...


https://www.thedreamcage.com/2020/03/film-films-that-made-me-matrix.html



With all series now available to binge watch on iPlayer, a reminder from a few years ago of Steve Taylor-Bryant's thoughts on Spooks...

https://www.thedreamcage.com/2020/03/tv-spooks.html


Playing hockey on the store roof with a "slice of life" movie that doesn't really do much apart from look cool in black and white while it introduced "The Kevin Smith Problem," this week's Was This Always Weird podcast looks back at Clerks...

https://www.thedreamcage.com/2020/03/podcast-was-this-always-weird-clerks.html


With limited release on new films and a period of isolation on the go, Steve Taylor-Bryant is going back through his older DVD collection and watching things he hasn’t viewed for a while to see how they hold up. Today is Blue Thunder...

https://www.thedreamcage.com/2020/03/film-blue-thunder-1983.html




On 26th December 2019, 627 pieces of Classic Doctor Who content were made available to Britbox subscribers. Every Sunday in 2020, our Doctor Who expert, Tony Cross, looks back at some of the classic stories.

Here are Tony's thoughts on...


The Invasion (8 Episodes)
The Krotons (4 Episodes)
The Seeds Of Death (6 Episodes)



Meanwhile on AlbieMedia - https://www.albiemedia.com/

"Is there anything better than music that makes you want to punch with wild abandon everything and everyone in the world?"

David Ames shares some of the songs that have played an important part in his own personal soundtrack. This week he goes to Ruin...


https://www.albiemedia.com/2020/03/sotd-important-songs-lamb-of-god.html



"but … wait, I genuinely liked this record. Actually still do. Quite a lot."

For #SotD80 this week, Jimmy Hunter takes on Spirit of the Radio by Rush...


https://www.albiemedia.com/2020/03/sotd80-rush.html


“Who’s the guy with the red guitar?”

Thirty years after the album's release, Susan Omand Still Got the Blues over Gary Moore...


https://www.albiemedia.com/2020/03/turn-that-noise-down-gary-moore.html


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@TheDavidMAmes
@JimJamGin
@OmandOriginal
@21stCScribe
@STBwrites
@CircusJump_
@RenZelen

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