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Jake Abbott

Giant Spider Invasion
Mechanical Engineer Jake Abbott of the Telerobotics Lab at the University of Utah discusses robotics and technology in the film “Giant Spider Invasion.”

The Phantom Creeps
Mechanical Engineer Jake Abbott of the Telerobotics Lab at the University of Utah discusses robotics and technology in the series “The Phantom Creeps.”

Dev Abraham

The Monster Maker
Endocrinologist Dev Abraham of the University of Utah discusses Acromegaly and the film “The Monster Maker.”

Jeffrey Anderson

Atom Age Vampire
Dr. Jeffrey Anderson, Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Utah, talks about radiation and the Atom Age Vampire.

Chrisoula Andreou

And Then There Were None
Chrisoula Andreou, professor of Philosophy at the University of Utah, discusses logical problem-solving and argumentation in the classic mystery film, “And Then There Were None.”

John Armstrong

Monster Zero
John Armstrong, Professor of Physics at Weber State University, discusses the facts and fiction of outer space.

Brian Avery

Bride of the Monster
Dr. Brian Avery is associate director of the Great Salt Lake Institute and associate professor of biology at Westminster College of Salt Lake City.

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Tori Baker

The Boys From Brooklyn
Tori Baker, Executive Director of the Salt Lake Film Society, discusses how technology has influenced the ways films are created and received since the time of the 1952 film “The Boys From Brooklyn.”

Stacy Morris Bamberg

Fog Island
Mechanical engineer Stacy Morris Bamberg of the University of Utah discusses booby trap design and the film “Fog Island.”

Julia Bart

The Devil Bat
Zookeeper and bat trainer Julia Bart of Utah's Hogle Zoo discusses bat behavior and the film “The Devil Bat.”

Janet Bassett

Mill of the Stone Women
Janet Bassett is program manager of the MD-PhD program and the Medical Student Research Program at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She discusses ethical research and the movie Mill of the Stone Women.

Matt Basso

The Manster
History professor Matt Basso of the University of Utah discusses race and gender in the film "The Manster."

Chuck Becker

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Pod People
Primary reptile keeper Chuck Becker of Utah's Hogle Zoo discusses hatchlings and the Mystery Science Theatre 3000 version of the Pod People.

Marc Bekoff

The Snow Creature
Biologist Marc Bekoff of the University of Colorado discusses the similarities between humans and animals in the film “The Snow Creature.”

Robert Bigelow

Devil Girl From Mars
Robert Bigelow, Education Specialist at the Clark Planetarium discusses the math of large numbers and unintended humor in the film "Devil Girl from Mars."

Erin Bigler

The Invisible Ghost
Neuropsychologist Erin Bigler of Brigham Young University discusses brain function, perception and the film “The Invisible Ghost.”

Lynn Bohs

Beneath the 12 Mile Reef
Biologist Lynn Bohs of the University of Utah discusses sustainability, her work with new plant species, natural sponge harvesting and the film “Beneath the 12 Mile Reef.”

Little Shop of Horrors
Biologist Lynn Bohs of the University of Utah discusses the Venus Fly Trap in the film “Little Shop Of Horrors.”

Ben Bromley

Quatermass 2: Enemy from Space
Physicist Ben Bromley of the University of Utah discusses meteors and the film “Quatermass 2.”

Jack Broughton

Bloodlust
Dr. Jack Broughton, zooarchaeologist at the University of Utah, uses a colony of dermestid beetles to assist in his work to prepare vertebrate specimens.

Mark Brunson

Abilene Town
You are fighting for this town—you're fighting for the right to live!

The Angel and the Bad Man
John Wayne plays a notorious outlaw who just might drop his gun for the right woman…

The Big Trees
Kirk Douglas rethinks his stance on sequoias when a land use conflict turns deadly…

The Sundowners
When land use conflict in the Old West results in murder, a rancher makes a deal with the devil he knows…

Julie A. Buck

Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome
Julie Buck, professor of Criminal Justice at Weber State College, discusses issues of eyewitness memory and Dick Tracy’s problematic investigative methods in the film “Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome.”

Kevin D. Bunnell

The Fury of Wolfman
Kevin D. Bunnell, Mammals Coordinator of the Utah Division Of Wildlife Resources, discusses the truth about wolves and the film “The Fury of the Wolfman.”

Jaimi Butler

Mesa of Lost Women
Student researcher Jim Goodman and coordinator Jaimi Butler of the Great Salt Lake Institute at Westminster College talk about spider research and the film Mesa of Lost Women.

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Michael Caron

Nosferatu
Michael Caron, Senior Lecturer in Plant Science at Utah State University, discusses "the vampire of the plant world" and the film "Nosferatu."

Ken Carpenter

One Million B.C.
Kenneth Carpenter, of the Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum, discusses paleontology, cave-dwellers and the scientific errors in the 1940 film “One Million B.C.”

Michael Caserta

The Three Stooges
Michael Caserta, a professor in the Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program in the University of Utah College of Nursing, discusses health and the humor of the Three Stooges.

Vincent Cheng

King Solomon's Mines
Vincent Cheng of the University of Utah discusses science, racism and the film "King Solomon's Mines".

Mark Christensen

The Robot vs. the Aztec Mummy
Scholar Mark Christensen of the University of Utah discusses Aztec civilization and the film "The Robot vs. The Aztec Mummy."

Greg Clark

Brain From Planet Arous
Professor Greg Clark of the University of Utah’s Department of Bioengineering discusses the human brain and the film “Brain From Planet Arous.”

The Brain That Wouldn't Die
Professor Greg Clark of the University of Utah’s Department of Bioengineering discusses the human brain and the film “The Brain That Would Not Die.”

Karen Cloward

Unknown Island
Paleontologist Karen Cloward of Western Paleontological Laboratories, Inc. discusses dinosaurs and the film “Unknown Island.”

Brendan Cook

The Terror
Brendan Cook of Utah's Ghost Investigator Society discusses ghosts, ghost hunters and the film The Terror.

Steve Corbato

Cosmic Man
Steve Corbato, Director of Cyber Infrastructure at the University of Utah, discusses "The Cosmic Man" and 21st century technology.

David M. Cottle

The Corpse Vanishes
David M. Cottle, director of the experimental music studios at the University of Utah School of Music, discusses the film “The Corpse Vanishes” and the relationship between math and music.

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Kyle Dawson

The Phantom Planet
Kyle Dawson, professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Utah, discusses the planning phase of a remote observatory and separates science fact from science fiction in the 1961 film “The Phantom Planet.”

Russ Dean

Dick Tracy and the Spider Gang
Weber State University professors Brent Horn and Russ Dean discuss the fiction of Dick Tracey vs. the reality crime scene investigations and lab work.

Joe Dickinson

The Phantom of 10,000 Leagues
Biologist Joe Dickinson of the University of Utah discusses mutation and the film “Phantom of 10,000 Leagues.”

Kris Doty

Teenage Monster
Kris Doty, Assistant Professor in the Behavioral Sciences department at Utah Valley University, discusses learning disabilities and myths about them in the film Teenage Monster

Randy Dow

Tormented
Social worker Randy Dow of Valley Mental Health discusses adolescent psychology and the film “Tormented.”

Trafton Drew

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Merlin's Shop
Dr. Trafton Drew, a neuroscientist at the University of Utah, discusses Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders, his research and the psychology of perception.
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Jim Ehleringer

The Day of the Triffids
Biologist Jim Ehleringer of the University of Utah discusses carnivorous plants and the film "The Day of the Triffids."

Patricia Eisenman

Goliath and the Vampires
Patricia Eisenman, Associate Dean of the University of Utah’s Department of Exercise and Sport Science, discusses physical strength.

Charles Elliott

Things to Come
Dr. Charles (Torch) Elliott, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Utah, discusses technology, communication, ethics and engineering in the film "Things To Come."

John Elwell

Plan 9 from Outer Space
John Elwell, lead satellite engineer with the Space Dynamics Lab at Utah State University, discusses misleading information about government relations and poor special effects in the movie, Plan 9 from Out Space.

Kathy Eppler

I Bury the Living
Mathematics professor Kathy Eppler of Salt Lake Community College discusses probability theory and the film "I Bury the Living."

Brandon Eyre

Night Tide
Brandon Eyre, curator of The Living Planet Aquarium, discusses the film “Night Tide” and the facts behind mermaids.

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Grant R. Fairbanks

Black Dragons
Plastic surgeon Grant R. Fairbanks discusses reconstructive surgery and the film “The Black Dragons.”

Donald Feener

Attack of the Giant Leeches
Biologist Don Feener of the University of Utah discusses leeches and the film “Attack of the Giant Leeches.”

Topper Returns
Dr. Donald Feener of the University of Utah’s Department of Biology discusses animals that hide their true natures and the film “Topper Returns.”

Kalynn Filion

The Indestructable Man
Kalynn Filion, Health Program Specialist for the Utah Department of Health's Cancer Program, discusses cancer and the film “The Indestructible Man.”

Mark Fluchel

Night of the Blood Beast
Pediatric oncologist Mark Fluchel of Primary Children’s Hospital discusses blood disorders and the film “Night of the Blood Beast.”

Bo Foreman

The Vampire's Coffin
Dr. Bo Foreman, physical therapist and professor in the department of physical therapy at the University of Utah, discusses the scientific use of cadavers and the movie The Vampire's Coffin.

Kenneth Freeman

The Ghost
Physical therapy professor Kenneth Freeman of Salt Lake Community College discusses paralysis and the film “The Ghost.”

Robert Fujinami

The Last Man on Earth
Professor Robert Fujinami of the University of Utah’s Neurology and Pathology departments discusses viral diseases and the film “The Last Man On Earth.”

Norihiko Fukuta

Son of Godzilla
Meteorologist Norihiko Fukuta of the University of Utah discusses weather modification and the film “Son Of Godzilla.”

Cynthia Furse

Horror Express
Cynthia Furse, Vice President of Research at the University of Utah, discusses the ethics of research and the film “Horror Express.”

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Renee Galliher

The Screaming Skull
Psychology professor Renee Galliher of Utah State University discusses the characters in the film "The Screaming Skull."

Elena Garcia-Martin

Samson in the Wax Museum
Scholar Elena Garcia-Martin of the University of Utah discusses Mexican lucha libre and the film “Samson In The Wax Museum.”

Bob Goldberg

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
Historian Bob Goldberg of the University of Utah discusses the Cold War and the film “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians."

Jason Goldsmith

Swamp of the Lost Monsters
Dr. Jason Goldsmith discusses the movie Swamp of the Lost Monsters, what you can eat to improve your vision and careers in eye care.

Franz Goller

Monster from a Prehistoric Planet
Biologist Franz Goller of the University of Utah discusses avian communication and the film "Monster from a Prehistoric Planet."

Jim Goodman

Mesa of Lost Women
Student researcher Jim Goodman and coordinator Jaimi Butler of the Great Salt Lake Institute at Westminster College talk about spider research and the film Mesa of Lost Women.

Craig Gordon

Beast From Haunted Cave
Avalanche forecaster Craig Gordon of the Utah Forest Service discusses outdoor safety and the film “The Beast From Haunted Cave.”

Jacci Graham

Heidi
Social worker Jacci Graham of the Utah Grandfamilies program discusses children raised by grandparents and the film “Heidi.”

Rosemary Gray

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gunslinger
Dr. Rosemary Gray, Director of the ACCESS Program for Women in Science and Math at the University of Utah, discusses women in science and the film, Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gunslinger.

Todd C. Grey

The Seventh Seal
Todd C. Grey, Chief Medical Examiner for the State of Utah, discusses the science of death and the film “The Seventh Seal.”

White Zombie
Todd C. Grey, Chief Medical Examiner for the State of Utah, discusses forensic pathology and the film "White Zombie."

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Steve Hadden

Circus of Fear
David Neville and Steve Hadden of the Utah Health Department discuss the health risks seen in Circus of Fear.

Maura Hahnenberger

Man Beast
Graduate students Maura Hahnenberger and Carolyn Stwertka discuss Man Beast and how it relates to Atmospheric Sciences.

Chris Haller

The Phantom Ship
Chris Haller of Utah State Parks discusses boat safety and the film “Phantom Ship.”

Cheryl Hanewicz

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Manos, The Hands of Fate
Utah Valley University professor Cheryl Hanewicz discusses the film Manos: The Hands of Fate and careers for women in science, technology, engineering and math.

Benjamin Hardisty

Yongary
Benjamin Hardisty, doctoral graduate student in the University of Utah biology department, discusses Yongary and how non-humans will make sacrifices for the good of their family groups.

Heidi Harris

Vampire Bat
Heidi Harris, Director of Utah Bat Rescue and Rehabilitation, discusses the titular species of the film “Vampire bat.”

Jerry Harris

The Lost Continent
Paleontolgist Jerry Harris discusses dinosaurs, fossils in Southern Utah, and the movie "The Lost Continent."

Cameron Hastie

The Ape Man
Ape Keeper Cameron Hastie of Utah's Hogle Zoo, discusses primates and the film “The Ape Man.”

Kristen Hawkes

Eegah!
Anthropologist Kristen Hawkes of the University of Utah discusses human evolution, cavemen and the film “Eegah!”

David Hess

The Ghoul
David Hess, director of the Mortuary Science program at Salt Lake Community College, discusses The Ghoul and the wide range of knowledge and skills that are required in today's funeral industry.

Steve Hess

Captain Kidd
Dr. Steve Hess, former CIO of the University of Utah, discusses Captain Kidd and digital piracy.

Matt Heumann

The Incredible Petrified World
Geologist Matt Heumann of the University of Utah discusses the caves in the film “The Incredible Petrified World.”

Eric Hinderaker

Horror Hotel
History professor Eric Hinderaker of the University of Utah discusses the Salem Witch trials and the film “Horror Hotel.”

Dave Hoagland

Invasion of the Animal People
Matt Pinnell and Dave Hoagland of Revolution Manufacturing in Orem, Utah, discuss ski technology and the movie Invasion of the Animal People.

Lacey Holland

Missile to the Moon
Lacey Holland of the University of Utah’s Think Globally Learn Locally program discusses atmospheric science and the film, “Missile to the the Moon”.

Brent Horn

Dick Tracy and the Spider Gang
Weber State University professors Brent Horn and Russ Dean discuss the fiction of Dick Tracey vs. the reality crime scene investigations and lab work.

Harry Hughes

Bowery at Midnight
Psychology professor Harry Hughes of Salt Lake Community College discusses social science, Bela Lugosi and the film “Bowery at Midnight.”

Lori Hunsaker

The Living Head
Lori Hunsaker, Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer with the Utah State Historic Preservation Office, discusses archaeology and the film "The Living Head."

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Inese Ivers

Destination Moon
Astrophysicist Inese Ivers of the University of Utah discusses the realities of launching a space mission.

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Thunder Jalili

The Hideous Sun Demon
Dr. Thunder Jalili, Associate Professor in the Division of Nutrition in the College of Health at the University of Utah, discusses health benefits of sun exposure and the film "The Hideous Sun Demon."

Troy Jessup

Jamaica Inn
Troy Jessup, Network Security Analyst for Utah Education Network, discusses parallels between internet crime and the piracy depicted in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1939 film “Jamaica Inn.”

Kraig Johnson

Dark Eyes of London
Civil engineer Kraig Johnson discusses waterway cleanup and the film “The Dark Eyes of London.”

Michael Johnson

Stranger from Venus
Dr. Michael Johnson of the University of Utah College of Nursing discusses neuroimaging, the brain, empathy and the film “Stranger From Venus”.

Erin Jones

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Incredibly Strange Creatures
Erin Jones, Orangutan Zookeeper at Utah’s Hogle Zoo, discusses strange creatures and this week's UEN SciFi Friday film.

Greg Jones

Monster Demolisher
Dr. Greg Jones, Associate Director of the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute at the University of Utah, talks about the peer review process as it is portrayed in the movie Monster Demolisher.

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April Kedrowizc

Project Moonbase
April Kedrowizc, Director of the University of Utah College of Engineering's CLEAR program, discusses communication, gender and science as portrayed in the file "Project Moonbase."

Paul Ketzle

The 39 Steps
Narratologist and writer Paul Ketzle discusses science and storytelling and the film “The 39 Steps.”

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Shane Larson

Rocketship X-M
Shane Larson, Assistant Professor of Physics at Utah State University, discusses how the 1950's space travel movie Rocketship X-M gets some science right and some terribly wrong.

Teresa Latta

April Fool's 2012
Teresa Latta, an APRN at Primary Children’s Hospital, discusses science and technology in an NICU, cuteness and the 1939 Shirley Temple film, “The Little Princess”.

Jessica Liptak

Sherlock Holmes: Dressed to Kill
University of Utah researchers Carolyn Stwertka, Jessica Liptak and Kimberly Smith discuss computer coding, collaboration in science and the partnership between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Sherlock Holmes: The Secret Weapon
University of Utah researchers Carolyn Stwertka, Jessica Liptak and Kimberly Smith discuss computer coding, collaboration in science and the partnership between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Sherlock Holmes: Terror by Night
University of Utah researchers Carolyn Stwertka, Jessica Liptak and Kimberly Smith discuss computer coding, collaboration in science and the partnership between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Sherlock Holmes: Woman in Green
University of Utah researchers Carolyn Stwertka, Jessica Liptak and Kimberly Smith discuss computer coding, collaboration in science and the partnership between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Sam Longoria

SPECIAL - Interview with Hollywood Producer
Hollywood film producer Sam Longoria speaks to Autumn Thatcher at CONduit, Utah’s largest Science Fiction and Fantasy convention about low budget science fiction and horror films.

Denise Lynch

Killers from Space
Hypnotherapist Denise Lynch discusses hypnosis and the film “Killers From Space.”

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Kalyn MacKenzie

The Monster Walks
Kalyn MacKenzie and Brad Parkin of Utah's Hogle Zoo discuss primate behavior and the film “The Monster Walks.”

Rob MacLeod

Scared to Death
Bioengineer Rob MacLeod of the University of Utah discusses the medical theory behind the film "Scared to Death."

Dan Maldonado

Werewolf in a Girl's Dormitory
Dan Maldonado, Director of Juvenile Justice Services, discusses the rise in the female adolescent crime rate and the film "Werewolf In A Girl's Dormitory."

Brenda Mann

Curse of the Faceless Man
Professor Brenda Mann of the University of Utah’s Department of Bioengineering discusses artificial skin and the film “Curse of the Faceless Man.”

Jonathan Marshall

Bride of the Gorilla
Dr. Jonathan Marshall, professor in the Department of Zoology at Weber State University, discusses snakes and the scientific credibility of the movie Bride of the Gorilla.

Theresa Martinez

Anatomy of a Psycho
Theresa Martinez, Assistant Vice President for Academic Outreach at the University of Utah, explains how people can get help accessing higher education and discusses the attitudes about women and education in the film “Anatomy of a Psycho.”

Sanford Meek

Godzilla vs. Megalon
Mechanical Engineer Sanford Meek of the University of Utah discusses robotics and the film "Godzilla vs. Megalon."

Hands of a Stranger
Mechanical Engineer Sanford Meek of the University of Utah discusses hand transplantation and the film “Hands of a Stranger.”

Meredith Metzger

Beach Girls and the Monster
Professor Meredith Metzger of Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Utah discusses how ocean waves can be used to generate electricity and how she engages students in learning complex subjects.

Eve Miller

The Man Who Changed His Mind
University of Utah graduate student Eve Miller talks about the 1936 Boris Karloff movie "The Man Who Changed His Mind," and previews her doctoral research on the psychology of memory and cognition in natural vs. urban environments.

Graeme Milton

Phantom from Space
Mathematician Graeme Milton of the University of Utah discusses the science of invisibility and the film “Phantom From Space.”

Arul Mishra

Ugetsu
Arul Mishra of the University of Utah discusses “Ugetsu”, perception and the science of Neuromarketing.

Mike Murray

Mars Attacks the World
Mike Murray of Utah’s Clark Planetarium discusses the red planet and the film “Mars Attacks The World.”

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Teri Newell

The Lady Vanishes
UDOT Project Director Teri Newell discusses engineering, transportation and the film "The Lady Vanishes".

David Neville

Circus of Fear
David Neville and Steve Hadden of the Utah Health Department discuss the health risks seen in Circus of Fear.

Maria Newton

Hercules in the Haunted World
Dr. Maria Newton, Associate Professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Utah, discusses Hercules as portrayed in film and psychosocial aspects of fitness.

Hercules Unchained
Dr. Maria Newton, Associate Professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Utah, discusses Hercules as portrayed in film and psychosocial aspects of fitness.

Lolita Nicolova

Dead Men Walk
Dr. Lolita Nicolova, founder of the International Institute of Anthropology and adjunct assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Utah, discusses the film Deadmen Walk.

Jeremy Nielsen

Death Kiss
Jeremy Nielsen of Spy Hop Productions discusses technology and filmmaking.

Metropolis
Jeremy Nielsen, Film and Video Department Director at Spy Hop Productions, discusses the classic science fiction film Metropolis, and how he uses technical aspects of film making to teach math and science.

Karen Nielsen

Invasion of the Vampires
Pathology professor Karen Nielsen of the University of Utah discusses blood and the film “Invasion of the Vampires.”

Janelle Nimer

The Stranger
Dr. Janelle Nimer and Allison O’Connor of the University of Utah discuss research methods, animal-assisted therapy and the Orson Wells film “The Stranger”.

Sarah Null

Phantom of the Opera
Assistant Professor Sarah Null of the Center for Watershed Sciences at Utah State University discusses science and the 1925 film The Phantom of the Opera.

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Allison O’Connor

The Stranger
Dr. Janelle Nimer and Allison O’Connor of the University of Utah discuss research methods, animal-assisted therapy and the Orson Wells film “The Stranger”.

Gary Oderda

Dungeon of Harrow
Dr. Gary Oderda, professor and director of the Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research Center at the University of Utah, discusses international medicine and the film Dungeon of Harrow.

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Stacy Palen

First Spaceship on Venus
Dr. Stacy Palen learns about physics first hand as she rides her horse Trinket, over a four foot fence.

Kristine Pankow

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules and the Captive Women
Kristine Pankow, Associate Director of the University of Utah Seismograph Stations discusses earthquakes and the MST3K version of "Hercules and the Captive Women."

Nightmare Castle
Kristine Pankow, Associate Director of the University of Utah Seismograph Stations discusses ultrasound, earthquakes and the ghost film "Nightmare Castle."

Monty Paret

Bucket of Blood
Art Historian Monty Paret of the University of Utah discusses Beat culture, sculpture and the film "Bucket of Blood."

Brad Parkin

The Monster Walks
Kalyn MacKenzie and Brad Parkin of Utah's Hogle Zoo discuss primate behavior and the film “The Monster Walks.”

Matt Pinnell

Invasion of the Animal People
Matt Pinnell and Dave Hoagland of Revolution Manufacturing in Orem, Utah, discuss ski technology and the movie Invasion of the Animal People.

James L. Poulton

Carnival of Souls
Clinical Psychologist Dr. James L. Poulton discusses schizophrenia and the film “Carnival of Souls.”

Dementia 13
Clinical Psychologist Dr. James L. Poulton discusses appropriate ways to treat someone with a mental illness.

Shane Provstgaard

The Giant Gila Monster
Zookeeper Shane Provstgaard of Utah Hogle Zoo discusses reptiles and the film “The Giant Gila Monster.”

Fran Pruyn

The Undersea Kingdom
Theater director Fran Pruyn of the University of Utah discusses masculine identity and the series “The Undersea Kingdom.”

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Paul Ramsey

The Beast of Yucca Flats
Teacher Paul Ramsey and students from the Academy for Math, Engineering and Science (AMES) discuss the film “The Beast of Yucca Flats.”

Kalani Raphael

Robot Monster
Dr. Kalani Raphael, transplant nephrologist at the University of Utah College of Medicine, discusses why antibiotics would not stop death rays as shown in the super low budget film Robot Monster.

The Atomic Brain
Dr. Kalani Raphael, transplant nephrologist at the University of Utah College of Medicine and the Veterans Administration hospital, discusses how "The Atomic Brain" portrayal of a mind transfer differs from actual organ transplant procedures.

Eric A. Rickart

The Killer Shrews
Eric A. Rickart, Curator of Vertebrates at the Utah Museum of Natural History, discusses shrews and the film “The Killer Shrews.”

Wolfman
Eric A. Rickart, Curator of Vertebrates for the Utah Museum of Natural History, discusses werewolves, wolves and the film “Wolfman.”

Kerry Rood

Kennel Murder Case
Professor Kerry Rood of Utah State University discusses veterinary science and the film "The Kennel Murder Case."

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Brian Saam

March of the Wooden Soldiers
Brian Saam of the University of Utah’s Department of Physics and Astronomy discusses the physics and physical humor of Laurel and Hardy in the film “March of the Wooden Soldiers”.

Jeffrey Saffle

She Demons
Surgeon Jeffrey Saffle of the University of Utah discusses treatment for burn victims and the film “She Demon.”

Nazmus Saquib

The Day the Sky Exploded
Bangladesh scholar Nazmus Saquib, a University of Utah graduate student in Computational Engineering and Science, discusses international scientific teamwork and the movie "The Day the Sky Expoded."

Jerry Schuster

Unknown World
Geophysicist Jerry Schuster of the University of Utah discusses the Earth’s core and the film “Unknown World.”

Jon Seger

Monster From Green Hell
Dr. Jon Seger, Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Utah, talks about the accurate and false portrayal of science and scientists in The Monster from Green Hell.

Sausha Seus

Scream of the Wolf
Wild animal trainer Sausha Seus discusses wolves in European and Native American culture and the film 'Scream Of The Wolf."

Lien Fan Shen

A Christmas Wish
Professor Lien Fan Shen of the Film and Media Arts department at the University of Utah discusses animation and the film A Christmas Wish (The Great Rupert).

Stephen Sheppard

The Evil Mind
Clinical psychologist Stephen Sheppard of the University of Utah Drug and Alcohol Clinic discusses addiction and the film “The Evil Mind.”

Leslie Sieburth

Jack and the Beanstalk
Biologist Leslie Sieburth of the University of Utah discusses genetic mutation in plants and the film “Jack and the Beanstalk.”

Matthew Siemionko

Terror in the Haunted House
Matthew Siemionko of the University of Utah's Department of Psychology discusses repressed memories and the film "Terror In The Haunted House."

Theresa Pitts-Singer

Wasp Woman
Entomologist Theresa Pitts-Singer of the USDA Agricultural Research Service discusses the biology of bees and wasps and the film “Wasp Woman.”

Angela Smith

Night of the Living Dead
Angela Smith, professor of Gender Studies and English at the University of Utah, discusses her scholarship on monstrous bodies and how we can better understand politics and culture through films such as “Night of the Living Dead.”

Kimberly Smith

Sherlock Holmes: Dressed to Kill
University of Utah researchers Carolyn Stwertka, Jessica Liptak and Kimberly Smith discuss computer coding, collaboration in science and the partnership between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Sherlock Holmes: The Secret Weapon
University of Utah researchers Carolyn Stwertka, Jessica Liptak and Kimberly Smith discuss computer coding, collaboration in science and the partnership between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Sherlock Holmes: Terror by Night
University of Utah researchers Carolyn Stwertka, Jessica Liptak and Kimberly Smith discuss computer coding, collaboration in science and the partnership between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Sherlock Holmes: Woman in Green
University of Utah researchers Carolyn Stwertka, Jessica Liptak and Kimberly Smith discuss computer coding, collaboration in science and the partnership between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Thomas Sobchack

Plan 9 from Outer Space
Film scholar Thomas Sobchack of the University of Utah discusses the history behind the cult classic film, "Plan 9 From Outer Space."

Pierre Sokolsky

The Crawling Hand
Physicist Pierre Sokolsky of the University of Utah discusses cosmic rays and the film “The Crawling Hand.”

Louisa Stark

Samson vs. the Vampire Women
Geneticist Louisa Stark of the University of Utah’s Genetics Education Center discusses inherited traits and the film “Samson vs. the Vampire Women.”

Jessica Straley

Devil Girl From Mars
Literature scholar Jessica Straley of the University of Utah discusses gender roles and the film "Devil Girl from Mars."

Don Strassberg

House on Haunted Hill
Psychology professor Don Strassberg of the University of Utah discusses hysteria and the film “House On Haunted Hill.”

Carolyn Stwertka

Man Beast
Graduate students Maura Hahnenberger and Carolyn Stwertka discuss Man Beast and how it relates to Atmospheric Sciences.

Sherlock Holmes: Dressed to Kill
University of Utah researchers Carolyn Stwertka, Jessica Liptak and Kimberly Smith discuss computer coding, collaboration in science and the partnership between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Sherlock Holmes: The Secret Weapon
University of Utah researchers Carolyn Stwertka, Jessica Liptak and Kimberly Smith discuss computer coding, collaboration in science and the partnership between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Sherlock Holmes: Terror by Night
University of Utah researchers Carolyn Stwertka, Jessica Liptak and Kimberly Smith discuss computer coding, collaboration in science and the partnership between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Sherlock Holmes: Woman in Green
University of Utah researchers Carolyn Stwertka, Jessica Liptak and Kimberly Smith discuss computer coding, collaboration in science and the partnership between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Katherine Supiano

The Seventh Seal
Katherine Supiano of the University of Utah’s College of Nursing discusses how people respond to the process of death and the film “The Seventh Seal.”

Roger Sweeney

The Black Raven
Roger Sweeney, Curator of Tracy Aviary, discusses the difference between ravens and crows.

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Bryan Taylor

Gaslight
Bryan Taylor of Questar Gas Company talks about energy conservation and the technology of home lighting as portrayed in the 1940 classic thriller, “Gaslight.”

Mariam Thalos

The Man Who Could Work Miracles
University of Utah philosophy professor Mariam Thalos discusses unlimited power and corruption in the 1937 British comedy "The Man Who Could Work Miracles."

Anton Tolman

Bluebeard
Behavioral scientist Anton Tolman of Utah Valley University discusses the science behind forensic psychology.

Sylvia Torti

Horrors of Spider Island
Sylvia Torti, biologist, writer and manager of the University of Utah's Rio Mesa Center, discusses field research and the film "Horrors of Spider Island".

Margaret Toscano

The Flying Serpent
Classics professor Margaret Toscano of the University of Utah discusses mythology and the film “The Flying Serpent.”

Jonathan Tward

D.O.A.
Jonathan Tward of the University of Utah's Department of Radiation Oncology discusses iridium poisoning, radiation treatment and the classic murder mystery, "D.O.A."

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Burt Uchino

Scrooge
Dr. Burt Uchino, professor of Psychology at the University of Utah discusses psychology and the 1935 Christmas classic Scrooge.

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Branda Van der Weil

Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
Brenda van der Wiel, University of Utah costume designer and professor, discusses the design process for theater costuming and the film “Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe.”

Valy Vardeny

Teenagers from Outer Space
Physicist Valy Vardeny of the University of Utah discusses lasers and the film "Teenagers From Outer Space."

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Mercedes Ward

Last Woman on Earth
Anthropologist Mercedes Ward of the University of Utah discusses human relationships and the film “The Last Woman on Earth.”

Ewa Wasilewska

Curse of the Aztec Mummy
Anthropologist Ewa Wasilewska of the University of Utah discusses mummies and the film “Curse of the Aztec Mummy.”

Jason Watson

Doctor of Doom
Psychologist Dr. Jason Watson of the Brain Institute discusses the notion of brain transplant, ethics and the film "Doctor of Doom."

Teenage Zombies
Psychologist Dr. Jason Watson of the Brain Institute discusses the anatomical and functional differences of the human brain in children, adolescents and adults.

Jim Watts

King of the Zombies
Jim Watts, Senior Mechanical Engineer with the Utah Center for Aerospace Innovation and Design at Weber State University discusses some of the technical problems with King of the Zombies.

Lynn Webster

The Brainiac
Lynn Webster of Lifetree Clinical Research and Pain Clinic discusses the psychology of pain management.

Landon Weeks

The Beast of Yucca Flats
Landon Weeks, UEN media production assistant and film student discusses the low budget movie Beast of Yucca Flats and how digital technology has changed how films are made and released.

Susan Wiet

Shock
Psychiatrist Susan Wiet of the University of Utah discusses post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the film “Shock.”

George Williams

The Atomic Blonde
Physicist George Williams of the University of Utah discusses the hydrogen bomb and the film “The Atomic Blonde.”

Kevin Wortman

The Monster and The Woman
Mathematician Kevin Wortman of the University of Utah discusses geometry and the film “The Monster and the Woman” (a.k.a., "The Four-Sided Triangle”).

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Elena Yorgason

Charade
Registered dietician Elena Yorgason discusses the reality of stress-induced compulsive eating in connection with the fictional character played by Audrey Hepburn in the classic mystery movie Charade.

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Sam Zeveloff

Giant From the Unknown
Dr. Sam Zeveloff, a Presidential Distinguished Professorin the Department of Zoology at Weber State University, discusses dormancy and the film Giant from the Unknown.

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