Nerdcast Episode 49: (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them)

Jordan Samuel Jordan Samuel
November 24th, 2016

Content Editor, Film Critic and Writer for, the Founder and co-host of the official Nerdcast Network Podcast

Nerdcast Episode 49: (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them)

Episode 49 (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them)

Nerdcast is back and in Episode 49 (November 20th, 2016) fellow writer Jordan Samuel is joined by fellow geek Dale Martin as they talk all things in popular movie culture. We discuss the following:

 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them


Credit: Warner Bros.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has released, bringing in a new era of the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling. Focusing on Newt Scamander a “Magizoologist” that studies magical creatures across the world, who ends up in New York - with a suitcase containing all his critters. But all hell gets released when Jacob (Muggle) ends up letting loose them in bubbling New York City

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Dale and Jordan give a spoiler-free discussion on the new addition to this franchise, with some rumours on the sequels.

Kong: Skull Island


Credit: Warner Bros.

This week Warner Bros. also revealed the first official trailer for Kong: Skull Island which is set for a 2017 release. It provided more insight into the film, with tone being more in line with Japanese Godzilla movies - showing us a couple good glimpses at the Legendary King Kong in action.

Explorers (Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman) encounter a gigantic ape and other monstrous creatures after traveling to an uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean.

Jordan and Dale chat about the latest film in the long running monster series, discussing opinions on this iteration.

Doctor Strange


Credit: Marvel Studios

Delayed discussion we know! Marvel's Doctor Strange released a couple weeks ago, bringing the famous neurosurgeon Steven Strange who after an incident learn's the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions.

A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

Jordan and Dale discuss the trippy adventure, in full details.

And that’s a wrap!

*note not all topics are in the article, listen to hear everything we chat about*

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