Monday, July 1, 2019

Episode 88: The Last Starfighter

Bust out the quarters because we're aiming to break some high scores with our discussion of The Last Starfighter from the summer of 1984. Listen as we reminisce about our video game-infused childhoods, point out the unmistakable influence of Star Wars on this arcade-era space opera, and comment on the film's groundbreaking computer effects. Warning: Contains explicit language, spoilers, and heteronormative space aliens.

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