Spoilers – We discuss some spoilers in The Last Jedi between 30:20 and 55:50. We don’t ruin major plot points. Tammy Coron crashed the show this week. We follow up on Sabrina: The Teenage Witch, Spider-Man and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. In the news; Ian McKellen revises Gandalf, Ridley Scott, Dr Who, and Dirk Gently. We give a spoiler-free review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. We also give a “20 minute” spoiler review of The Last Jedi – we leave major plot points uncovered. Picks: Darkest Hour, Ocean’s 8, Doctor Who Christmas Special, How Star Wars was saved in the edit.
Spoiler: This week we cover the Orville S1E12 “Mad Idolatry” – Season Finale. We start out discussing our plans to see The Last Jedi. In movie news, we cover on Quentin Tarantino’s future Star Trek project, and DCEU getting a shakeup. In TV News, Netflix is bringing Old Man’s War, and Supergirl is taking a nine-week hiatus. Netflix is renewing the Punisher and Mr Robot is getting a fourth season. From the 90’s, She-Ra and the Dark Crystal are coming back. We cover the Orville’s “Mad Idolatry”. We go around the table with our choice of the best of Discovery and the Orville first seasons. We also discuss where we think Star Wars: the Last Jedi will take us. Picks: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Bright and Prelude to Axanar.
SPOILERS – The Star Trek Discovery S1.E4, and The Orville S1.E5 are discussed. We run the fact check on our own Episode 3. We follow with a Spoiler-Free review of Blade Runner 2049. We also follow up on the Blade Runner as film noir, the origin of “Director’s Cut” and the official trailer for Star Wars – The Last Jedi. We discuss some new characters and some losses in Star Trek: Discovery – Episode 4 – “The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not for the Lamb’s Cry”. After Trek brings us some new tidbits to chat about. We also discuss The Orville – Episode 5 – “Pria” which reunites Seth McFarland and Charlize Theron. Picks: Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, Pacific Rim Uprising, Replicas and Savage Dragon #227. NB – this weeks show was recorded on Zoom.us
SPOILERS – The Star Trek Discovery S1.E3, and The Orville S1.E4 are discussed. This week answer our premier #askSpock about the lack of female leads in TOS. Jonathan Kuehlein joins us for a live fact check of our second episode. We discuss Blade Runner as an example of film noir. Star Trek Discovery’s premier set Canadian broadcast records. We take a deep dive into Discovery Episode 3: “Context is for Kings” and The Orville Episode 4: “If the Stars Should Appear”. Picks: Blade Runner 2049
We start in discussing the HiDef versions of Star Trek The Next Generation done in 2012. Linda Hamilton may return to the next Terminator movie. Alicia Vikander will portray Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider reboot. Netflix is bringing the Punisher to TV. We follow up on Michael. We discuss the second episode of The Orville and the cancellation of Dark Matter, and the fan outcry!