Sunday, August 7, 2016

Star Trek: The Motion Picture - Supplement

While we try to cover as much as we can in our episodes, there's always more to see, hear, and read about a movie that can enhance your viewing experience. If you enjoyed our episode on Star Trek: The Motion Picture, here's a few extra bits you might find interesting...

Episode 40: Star Trek: The Motion Picture

The podcast ventures where it never has before: the Star Trek franchise, as Bob Chipman and Tim spend long periods staring at their viewscreen and watching Star Trek: The Motion Picture from 1979. The resulting discussion touches on the soporific reputation of the movie, the treatment of religion in the Star Trek series, and why you shouldn't replace the chemistry of a good cast with special effects. Warning: Contains explicit language and spoilers but alas... no Corinne (the movie put her to sleep).

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