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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #191 (Remembering Douglas Trumbull & More)

In The Fanbase Weekly, the Fanbase Press staff and a host of special guests from across the pop culture spectrum discuss the top geek stories of the week.

In the latest episode, The Fanbase Weekly co-hosts welcome special guest Natalie Plumley (filmmaker/writer) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including looking back at the career of Douglas Trumbull, what we know about The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, the argument about “whether Pulp Fiction” could be made today, and a trailer roundup featuring Lightyear, Men, and Jurassic World: Dominion.

: Claire Thorne, Drew Siragusa, and Barbra Dillon

Special guest: Filmmaker/writer Natalie Plumley

This month’s sponsor: This episode of The Fanbase Weekly Podcast is sponsored by Blue Fox Comics. Founded in 2015 by husband and wife team Simon and Marielle Birks, Blue Fox Comics has rapidly grown to become a publisher of distinct, high-quality, character-driven genre comics. From slice of life, through sci-fi, fantasy, and horror, they have titles to suit everyone of all ages, and an online shop with low-cost shipping worldwide from their base in Scotland. A staple of pre-COVID comic-cons, they are looking forward to getting back in front of comic fans everywhere. You can learn more about Blue Fox Comics at, as well as on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Linktree.

23:35 – (Den of Geek UK) How Douglas Trumbull Changed Movie History
31:20 – (io9, THR) Everything We Know About THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RINGS OF POWER/Amazon’s LORD OF THE RINGS TV Show Reacts to Diversity Backlash from Tolkien Fans
44:22 – (Den of Geek UK) PULP FICTION and the Trouble with ‘They Wouldn’t Make It Like That Today’ Arguments
53:03 – (io9, THR) TRAILER ROUND-UP:
     LIGHTYEAR’s New Trailer Is Tripping the Lightyear Fantastic
     Jessie Buckley Faces Demons in Alex Garland’s MEN Trailer
     JURASSIC WORLD: DOMINION Trailer Features Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern and Sam Neill Returning to Save the Day

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Episode Photo by: Bryant Dillon

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