Echoes From The Void

Echoes From The Void

By Kevin Scott
Film, music, everyday life & comedy, it's all on the table :) This is a work in progress too, refinements will be made, but it's all bout learning and evolving as things move along :)
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EFTV: Chin Check - 54 (Preview)
People, it's FIGHT WEEK and we are previewing all the goodness coming up at UFC 251 over on Fight Island! We're pondering what's gonna happen between Petr Yan vs Jose Aldo - Alex Volkanovski vs Max Holloway and Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal   Trust me, this episode of #ChinCheck is supernecessary!!! This week: - UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal *(Music)  'Legend Has It' by Run The Jewels - 2016
1:20:41
July 8, 2020
EFTV - 110: A knee isn't acceptance!!!
People, nothing is fixed, so we still speaking over here! #EFTV touches on a LOT this week, Kanye West's mental health! The Metropolitan Police's treatment of Bianca Williams! Why aren't we holding everyone to the same level of Facebook?!? PLUS, I'd heard crazy good things about it, but FINALLY got to catch season one of Issa Rae's incredible HBO show, 'Insecure'! AND, our Audible book of the week is John Lanchester 'The Wall' which was masterfully brought to life by Will Poulter's narration. This week: - Mental Health & Kanye West: Are we being fair? - Fake holiday experience in a Taiwan airport, anyone? - Facebooks Civil Rights audit is out - now what? - Skin lightening products are a BIG issue within the Asian Community! - #MeTo and #BlackLivesMatter are both getting confused by people! - Bianca Williams police stop amplifies racism with UK system!   - Controversy over taking a knee NEEDS to stop! - Chin check REVIEWS & RECOMMENDATIONS  - TV: Insecure - S1 - thoughts AUDIBLE - The Wall by John Lanchester     *(Music)  'Ooh LA LA' (feat. Greg Nice & DJ Premier) by Run The Jewels - 2020
2:11:14
July 8, 2020
EFTV: Chin Check - 53 (Invicta Results)
Last night Invicta FC held their first card since Lockdown.   Invicta FC 40 was a shorter card, but everyone came out fighting. Chelsea Chandler might have had her best Invicta performance, but to find out what happened between Alesha Zappitella vs. Lindsey VanZandt AND Emily Ducote vs. Juliana Lima listen to this weeks #ChinCheck baby! - Invicta FC 40: Ducote vs. Lima *(Music) 'Stronger' by Kanye West - 2005
43:38
July 3, 2020
Echo Chamber - 95
This week on #EchoChamber we take a look at The Movie Partnership's 'Hard Night Falling', Lionsgate UK's 'The Swing of Things' and eOne's real life cover-up story 'Dark Waters'.  PLUS, don't forget BFI Japan 2020 and the incredible Indiegogo 'Cinema Showtime' project whose funds will help MediCinema So, why not join forces with Strike Media, MyFilmClub & Creative Path Ltd and make this happen! This week we have: Hard Night Falling Release Date: 15th June 2020 Director: Giorgio Bruno  Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Hal Yamanouchi, Natalie Burn, Mario Opinato, Brice Martinet & Andrea Scarduzio Credit: Sun Film Group, West Arts, Explorer Entertainment,  Genre: Action, Crime, Drama          Running Time: 85 min Cert: 18 Trailer: Here.  Instagram: @hardnightfalling    ------------ The Swing Of Things Release Date: 6th July 2020  Director: Matt Shapiro Cast: Luke Wilson, Chord Overstreet, Olivia Culpo, Adelaide Kane, Jon Lovitz, Linda Purl and Dot-Marie Jones Credit: Redwire Pictures, Reflecting Pool Productions, Sprockefeller Pictures, Lionsgate UK Genre: Comedy            Running Time: 93 min Cert: 18 Trailer: Here.    ------------ Dark Waters DVD Release Date: 6th July 2020  Director: Todd Haynes Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Bill Camp, Victor Garber, Mare Winningham, William Jackson Harper, and Bill Pullman Credit: Participant, Willi Hill, Killer Content, Amblin Partners, Entertainment One, Universal Pictures Genre: Biography, Drama, History            Running Time: 126 min Cert: 12 Website: Here.  Trailer: Here.   Twitter: @DarkWaters_UK    Facebook: Here.    Instagram: @darkwatersmovie     ------------ ***BFI Japan 2020*** In this major season we spotlight Japanese filmmakers who have inspired admiration and fascination around the world More information here. BFI Player: here. Discover classic and cult films including exclusive Mark Kermode introductions. Free for 14 days, then £4.99 a month - cancel any time ------------ ***Cinema Showtime*** Cinema Showtime is the new multi-media project from Creative Path Group Ltd, Strike Media Ltd and MyFilmClub. There is a Indiegogo crowdfunding page, with a £25,000 Flexible Goal. With this, they aim to help MediCinema, the charity that brings the magic of film to hospitals. If you'd like to be part of this, you can get more information and donate, here. ------------ *(Music) 'Mannish Boy' by Muddy Waters – 1955
1:31:27
July 2, 2020
EFTV: Chin Check - 52 (UFC Results)
In our first #ChinCheck of the week, we take a look back at all the fireworks from Saturday's UFC: Poirier vs. Hooker card!   We had upsets (Julian Erosa), debuts (Kay Hansen and Jinh Yu Frey), knockouts (Takashi Sato) AND a fight of the year contender (Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker), f'sure! This week: - UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Hooker *(Music)  'Famous' by Kanye West - 2016
1:26:38
July 1, 2020
EFTV - 109: Acts of complicity
#EFTV is keeping the focus, cause there's games that are being played right now, people! It's across the board, so you're damn right we talk about it. The hypocrisy with the Facebook boycott, cause what about YouTube and Twitter? Then you have the situation with Netflix 'Big Mouth', 'BoJack Horseman' and AppleTV's 'Central Park' and the whole black voice, black character musical chair smoke screen! PLUS, after a failed film, we took at a look at Amazon Prime's 'Alex Rider', to see if things would work better on the small screen.  AND, our Audible book of the week is Nnedi Okorafor's futuristic, Nigerian mythology infused short story collection, 'Kabu Kabu'. This week: - We got a Chris D'Elia update  - Advertising boycott of Facebook, what about Twitter & YouTube? - Bill Cosby trying to use BLM to get out of jail! - Black voices in animation and the lack of inclusion! - Erasing evidence from our screens! - Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor's cases have finally progressed BUT, not enough! - Chin check REVIEWS & RECOMMENDATIONS  - TV: Alex Rider - S1 - thoughts AUDIBLE - Kabu Kabu by Nnedi Okorafor      *(Music)  'Wash Us In The Blood' (feat. Travis Scott) by Kanye West - 2020
2:30:32
July 1, 2020
EFTV: Chin Check - 51 (Predictions!)
It's our second #ChinCheck of the week and we're breaking down that Fight Night: Poirier vs. Hooker card! We have some real interesting fights to look forward too. The prelims come to a close with Luis Pena vs. Khama Worthy.  And on the main card with have Mike Perry vs. Mickey Gall as the Co and then Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker as the main event. Two absolutely fire matches.  PLUS on top of all that Kay Hansen and Jinh Yu Frey are making their octagon debuts!!! - UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Hooker *(Music) 'Racks in the Middle' (Feat. Roddy Ricch, Hit-Boy) by Nipsey Hussle - 2019
1:06:46
June 26, 2020
EchoChamber - 94
#EchoChamber this week takes a look at horse racing and cosmetic surgery.  That's right, we start off with Lionsgate UK's 'Ride like A Girl', the feature debut from Rachel Griffiths.  Then we checkout 'Yummy', a new 'Shudder Original' that hit the service today! PLUS, don't forget BFI Japan 2020 and the incredible Indiegogo 'Cinema Showtime' project whose funds will help MediCinema So, why not join forces with Strike Media, MyFilmClub & Creative Path Ltd and make this happen! This week we have: Ride Like a Girl Release Date: 26th June 2020 Director: Rachel Griffiths Cast: Teresa Palmer, Stevie Payne, Brooke Satchwell, Zara Zoe, Sophia Forrest, Sullivan Stapleton & Sam Neill Credit: Magdalene Media, Screen Australia, The Film Company, Lionsgate Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport         Running Time: 98 min Cert: PG Website: Here. Trailer: Here. Facebook: Here.   Instagram: @ridelikeagirlmovie     ------------ YUMMY Release Date: 26th June 2020 Director: Lars Damoiseaux Cast: Maaike Neuville, Bart Hollanders, Benjamin Ramon, Clara Cleymans, Joshua Rubin Credit: Paper Street Pictures, Shudder Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror           Running Time: 96 min Cert: 18 Website: Here. Trailer: Here.    Facebook: Here.    Instagram: @yummythemovie   New members can enjoy 30-days free with the promo code SHUTIN when signing up at Shudder.com. ------------ ***BFI Japan 2020*** In this major season we spotlight Japanese filmmakers who have inspired admiration and fascination around the world More information here. BFI Player: here. Discover classic and cult films including exclusive Mark Kermode introductions. Free for 14 days, then £4.99 a month - cancel any time ------------ ***Cinema Showtime*** Cinema Showtime is the new multi-media project from Creative Path Group Ltd, Strike Media Ltd and MyFilmClub. There is a Indiegogo crowdfunding page, with a £25,000 Flexible Goal. With this, they aim to help MediCinema, the charity that brings the magic of film to hospitals. If you'd like to be part of this, you can get more information and donate, here. ------------ *(Music) 'Kiss Of Life' by Supergrass – 2004
1:04:58
June 25, 2020
EFTV: Chin Check - 50 (Results)
Today's #ChinCheck we are looking back on UFC: Blaydes vs. Volkov.   AND, the house that Chael built, Submission Underground! Which featured an eight man tournament, as well was showdowns between Jessica Eye vs Amanda Loewen and then Gabriel Checco vs Craig Jones. This week: - UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Volkov - Submission Underground 15 *(Music)  'Status Symbol 3' (Feat. Buddy) by Nipsey Hussle - 2018
1:50:26
June 24, 2020
EFTV - 108: Mess up, let's try again!
The wheels keep on turning and the talk keeps flowing on this weeks #EFTV We try an unpack all these Twitter revelations. 'Megan Fox' and 'Jimmy Kimmel' put out statements that seem to raise more questions. And the BBC say they're making changes on diversity! PLUS, season two of 'Dating Around' hit Netflix the other week, so we gave that a look. AND, our Audible book of the week is 'The Terminal List', book one in Jack Carr's 'James Reece' series. This week: - D'Elia, Bieber, Riverdale cast and Elgort all hit with sexual assault / misconduct accusations  - Megan Fox defends Michael Bay....BUT! - Another week, another Kimmel apology - Retired detective constable identified as part of racist rally! - Racist banner flown over Premier League football match - Unknown story of Julian Cole! - BBC makes declaration to increase diversity! - Chin check REVIEWS & RECOMMENDATIONS  - TV: Dating Around - S2 - thoughts AUDIBLE - The Terminal List by Jack Carr      *(Music)  'Hussle and Motivate' by Nipsey Hussle - 2018
2:01:01
June 24, 2020
EFTV: Chin Check - 49
It's Friday and time for another #ChinCheck  Today we're breaking down UFC Fight Night, headlined by Blaydes vs. Volkov.   AND, we're also taking a look at another one of Chael Sonnen's Submission Underground's which is taking place on Sunday! - UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Volkov - Submission Underground 15 *(Music) 'Nas Is Like' by Was - 1999
1:12:09
June 19, 2020
Echo Chamber - 93
Well, it's a bit of a bumper week for films, and #EchoChamber has you covered, as always!  We start off with Disney+'s adaptation of Eoin Colfer's popular book series 'Artemis Fowl'. Then, we hit Netflix for the new Spike Lee joint, 'Da 5 Bloods'. And finish with Shudder's new anthology 'Scare Package', which is a fun horror capper! PLUS, don't forget BFI Japan 2020 and the incredible Indiegogo 'Cinema Showtime' project (Donate here: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/cinema-showtime#/) whose funds will help MediCinema So, why not join forces with Strike Media, MyFilmClub & Creative Path Ltd and make this happen! This week we have: Artemis Fowl Release Date: 12th June 2020 Director: Kenneth Branagh Cast: Ferdia Shaw, Lara McDonnell, Josh Gad, Tamara Smart, Nonso Anozie, Colin Farrell & Judi Dench Credit: Marzano Films, Tribeca Productions, Walt Disney Pictures  Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy         Running Time: 95 min Cert: 12a Website: Here.  Trailer: Here.  Twitter: @artemisfowl   Facebook: Here.   Instagram: @artemisfowl   ------------ Da 5 Bloods Release Date: 12th June 2020  Director: Spike Lee Cast: Delroy Lindo, Jonathan Majors, Clarke Peters, Norm Lewis, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Jean Reno, and Chadwick Boseman Credit: 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks, Rahway Road Productions, Netflix Genre: Adventure, Drama, War            Running Time: 154 min Cert: 18 Website: Here.  Trailer: Here.    Facebook: Here.    Instagram: @da5bloodsnetflixmovie     ------------ Scare Package Release Date: 18th June 2020  Director: Emily Hagins, Chris McInroy, Hilary & Courtney Andujar, Noah Segan, Baron Vaughn, Anthony Cousins & Aaron B. Koontz Cast: Noah Segan, Baron Vaughn, Chase Williamson, Jocelyn DeBoer, Jeremy King, Dustin Rhodes, Zoe Graham, Hawn Tran, Kirk Johnson, Chelsey Grant, Jon Michael Simpson, Josephine McAdam Credit: Paper Street Pictures, Shudder Genre: Comedy, Horror           Running Time: 103 min Cert: 15 Website: Here. Trailer: Here.     Twitter: @ScarePackage   Facebook: Here.    Instagram: @scarepackage   New members can enjoy 30-days free with promo code SHUTIN when signing up at Shudder.com. ------------ *(Music) 'Daytona 500' (feat. Cappadonna, Raekwon) by Ghostface Killah – 1996
1:34:46
June 18, 2020
EFTV: Chin Check - 48
Our first #ChinCheck of the week is going to breakdown all the action from UFC Fight Night: Eye vs. Calvillo!  The night saw some crazy finishes, we finally got Karl Roberson vs. Marvin Vettori AND, it ended on an impressive display from Cynthia Calvillo! This week: - UFC Fight Night: Eye vs. Calvillo *(Music)  'Get Down' by Nas - 2002
1:13:13
June 17, 2020
EFTV - 107: Time to make a stand!
#EFTV been talking bout this equality thing since day dot and we keeping on! So, we have words on Nascar, how The X-Factor treated Misha B, and The Bachelor's thinking they're making history! We're also talking about positives, which includes Quaker Oats decision, changes the BFI is making and what Nicole French made a stand on! PLUS, we took a look at CBS All Access' & Jordan Peele's reboot of 'The Twilight Zone'. AND, our Audible book of the week is Celeste Ng's bestselling (show spawning) 'Little Fires Everywhere'. This week: - How is Chris D'Elia guilty, when theres no evidence! - Ray Ciccarelli back peddling over Confederate flag! - Trump declares he'll boycott NFL and Soccer if players kneel.......no one cares!!! - Misha B and racism of X-Factor - The Bachelor thinks they're making history with first black lead! - WE NEED CHANGE!!! - Nicole French fights for equality in post production gigs! - Will the UN bring change? Cause the BFI and Quaker Oats are!!! - Chin check REVIEWS & RECOMMENDATIONS  - TV: The Twilight Zone (2019) - S1 - thoughts AUDIBLE - Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng      *(Music)  'Made You Look' by Nas - 2002
2:29:45
June 17, 2020
EFTV: Chin Check - 47
This new episode of #ChinCheck we breakdown UFC Fight Night: Eye vs. Calvillo which has some REALLY fun fights!  Co-main is Karl Roberson vs. Marvin Vettori which has ALL the heat AND, a great main event, where we have Jessica Eye vs. Cynthia Calvillo.....Also, don't forget 'The Machine' Merab Dvalishvili is on the card too! - UFC Fight Night: Eye vs. Calvillo *(Music) 'Da Great Siege' (feat. RZA) by Mathematics - 2003
58:09
June 12, 2020
Echo Chamber - 92
This week #EchoChamber has some action and sci-fi/horror for you.  We start off with Olivier Megaton's new Netflix flick, 'The Last Days Of American Crime'.  And then we go to Tom Paton's 'The Ascent', which will be the first film to have its premiere inside virtual reality! If you have a Oculus headset or similar, you'll be able to catch it via the @AltspaceVR App. Otherwise, you can watch it at Birdbox.Film on Friday 12th June (both), 19:00 (BST) or 11:00 (PT) / 14:00 (ET). PLUS, don't forget BFI Japan 2020 and the incredible Indiegogo 'Cinema Showtime' project whose funds will help MediCinema So, why not join forces with Strike Media, MyFilmClub & Creative Path Ltd and make this happen! This week we have: The Last Days of American Crime Release Date: 5th June 2020 Director: Olivier Megaton Cast: Édgar Ramírez, Anna Brewster, Michael Pitt, Patrick Bergin & Sharlto Copley Credit: Netflix Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller         Running Time: 149 min Cert: 18 Website: here.  Trailer: here.  ------------ The Ascent Premiere Date: 12th June 2020 Release Date: 15th June 2020  Director: Tom Paton Cast: Shayne Ward, Toby Osmond, Sophie Austin, Alana Wallace, Samantha Schnitzler & Bentley Kalu Credit: Goldfinch Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi          Running Time: 108 min Cert: 15 Digital Platforms: June 12th: 19:00 - Birdbox.Film, Altspace VR Watch Premiere: Here.  June 15th - iTunes, Amazon, Sky Store, Sony, Xbox, Google Play Pre order: here.   Trailer: here.       Instagram: @the_ascent_movie   ------------ ***BFI Japan 2020*** In this major season we spotlight Japanese filmmakers who have inspired admiration and fascination around the world BFI Player: here.  ------------ ***Cinema Showtime*** Cinema Showtime is the new multi-media project from Creative Path Group Ltd, Strike Media Ltd and MyFilmClub. There is a Indiegogo crowdfunding page, with a £25,000 Flexible Goal. With this, they aim to help MediCinema, the charity that brings the magic of film to hospitals. If you'd like to be part of this, you can get more information and donate, here. ------------ *(Music) 'Keep It Going' by OC & AG – 2009
1:07:29
June 11, 2020
EFTV: Chin Check - 46
Today's #ChinCheck takes a look back at all the action from UFC 250 and the incredible performances from the likes of Aljamain Sterling, Cody Garbrandt, Suga Sean O'Malley AND Amanda Nunes.   Sit back and enjoy the ride! This week: - UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer *(Music)  'Juscant Luv' by Mathematics - 2003
1:26:03
June 10, 2020