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Talkin’ Comic-Con: A Cup O’ Tea with An Englishman In San Diego
s05e24 (4th February 2018)


“…I’m ready for my close-up, Mr. DeMille!!!”

It’s been a tumultuous time in Hollywood, seeing a massive shift in attitudes and sensibilities in the last year, represented by an incredible range of diverse and entertaining films – for all of the criticism that San Diego Comic-Con (and con culture in general) receives for its showcasing of movie content, at the end of the day, it is what generates the most interest for the SDCC crowd.

Movie critic and cinephile Mark Searby joins Leonard and Alyssa to look at the upcoming Academy Awards, the nominations of which were released recently, and talks about the strength of movies in 2018, especially when it comes to genre fare. We’ll see how the new mood could affect SDCC and its content, as well as debating the narrowing attention on superhero and genre film, in the landscape of current affairs, as well as the Golden Age Of Television.

All of this, as well as the Week In TV and the latest con culture headlines – as always, it;’s going to be a fun show. We hope you can join us live!

TALKIN’ COMIC-CON: A CUP O’ TEA WITH AN ENGLISHMAN IN SAN DIEGO is the weekly San Diego Comic-Con and con culture live podcast, broadcasting every Sunday (6pm GMT / 10am PT / 1pm ET) and hosted by Leonard Sultana, joined by Alyssa Franks.

Each week, the best bloggers on t’web talk about San Diego Comic-Con, about con & pop culture and, for an hour or so, we invite guests to talk to us and get nerdy and geeky about everything that orbits the Best Pop Culture Convention On The Planet!

YOU can watch and interact online, either by Twitter (tweeting with the hashtag #CupOTeaSDCC) or via the Hangout Event Q&A. Schedules permitting, Leonard will be joined by guests from the SDCC blogging community and some surprises!

Our Guests, this week:

  • Alyssa Franks, Friends Of Comic Con Forum
  • Mark Searby, of Mark Searby fame
  • …more guests to be announced!

Talkin’ Comic-Con is YOUR show – if you have anything you’d like to have discussed in these Comic-Con shows, or a guest that you would like us to feature, leave a comment below or drop us a line at tips@anenglishmaninsandiego.com – we’d love to hear what you’d like to talk about. And don’t forget to join in the conversation LIVE during the show, using the Q&A button in the video preview above or on Twitter (#CupOTeaSDCC)

See you all, this and every Sunday, at 6pm GMT… LIVE!

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