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Jason Statham battles a prehistoric giant shark coming back to life in “The Meg.”

There’s blood in the water again with the arrival of “The Meg.”

In this week’s episode of The Mothership, the geek culture podcast of the USA TODAY NETWORK, the crew offers biting commentary on “The Meg,” starring Jason Statham and a prehistoric megalodon, plus discuss where it fits into the pantheon of shark movies alongside “Jaws” and “Deep Blue Sea.”


In addition, we break down the big Oscars news of the week: the addition of a new category for “outstanding achievement in popular film.”

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The Mothership is USA TODAY’s podcast that covers all issues nerdy in popular culture. Hosted by means of tech reporter Brett Molina, movie critic Brian Truitt and leisure creator Kelly Lawler, each and every week our roundtable of mavens dissects the newest in geek tradition, from superhero motion pictures to sci-fi TV presentations to the newest and biggest video video games. We are saving the sector from unhealthy comic-book variations each and every Friday on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud and Stitcher.

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