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.E1 & S1.E2, and The Orville S1.E3 are discussed. We start off this week reviewing the fact check for Episode 1. We discuss posts by Joseph Mizzolli on winding down production of Dark Matter. We discuss The Vulcan Hello & Battle At The Binary Stars which both premiered on broadcast TV and CBS AllAccess. Tim discusses the premier of After Trek, hosted by Matt Mira. We discuss the third episode, About A Girl, of The Orville. Picks: Star Trek Discovery Badge & Lapel pin, Honest Trailers – Star Trek: The Next Generation.
This week we followup on which actor played Lurch in the Adam’s Family, 1960’s vs 1990’s versions. We also discuss the Elaan of Troyius and a comparison of the HD effects update. The Orville has debuted and we breakdown the first episode which sets up the show. In the after show we discuss JJ Abrams set to to direct Star Wars IX.