Friday, December 31, 2021

The Black Hole

Chris Chipman joins this episode we voyage into the dark years of Disney and come out the other side to discuss the 1979 science fiction/disaster film The Black Hole. Listen as we comment on how the movie merges the technology of contemporary science fiction flicks with the somber style and pace of older features, explore the strange religious and philosophical elements of the film's story, and imagine what would happen if Ripley were trapped aboard the Cygnus. Warning: Contains explicit language, spoilers, and Ernest Borgnine action figures.

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What do you think lies at the center of a black hole? Want to complain about this movie's scientific accuracy? Do you prefer your robots cutesy or satanic? Leave a comment and keep the conversation going.

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