Eric and Jeremiah just saw Star Trek Beyond - the newest film in the Star Trek Franchise and the 3rd in the Kelvin Timeline! The film stars Zachary Quinto, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, and more. Is it any good? Will Trek fans enjoy or hate this one? Should you see it in theaters or wait til its on home video? Here is our review of the film and whether or not you should see it in theaters!
Before Star Wars there was pulp science fiction. One of the biggest and most influential was the John Carter series written by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Now over 100 years old we go over the film adaptation and how it influenced Star Wars and vice-versa. What did you think of John Carter?
James Cameron is one of the most prolific filmmakers of our day with hits like Aliens, True Lies, Terminator 2, as well as the two biggest films of all time worldwide, Titanic and Avatar. How was he influenced by Star Wars? What did the epic tale that George Lucas's wove do to and for him? Hear clips from The Legacy of Star Wars Featurette and hear our discussion about Avatar and James Cameron in part 6 of The Spirit of Star Wars
Star Trek Beyond Premiering to Warcraft being sued, Blizzard proving its quality and worth to Marvel announcing a very American Superhero team and of course everything in between. Its our FINAL BNN as a weekly show.
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy was a huge hit when it came out, expanding the Marvel Universe in many ways! It has many similarities to Star Wars, is it on purpose? What influence did Star Wars work on this film and is that why it was so successful? All this and more in Part 5 of our SPIRIT OF STAR WARS summer series!
BNN - June 27: Will Rogue One have an opening crawl? Star Trek loses its Chekov, How does Netflix compare to Amazon with programming? Is Fuller House better than Daredevil? What about Rogue One and its reshoots? Mon Mothma? Star Trek sets Guidelines for Fan Films - all this and more!
Star Trek starting in the 60s predates Star Wars by more than a decade but the rivalry between Star Trek and Star War fans still goes on. This week we will be talking about a film that was made as "a Star Wars film", the director of which went on to make an actual Star Wars film. We also talk the Star Trek spoof Galaxy Quest and how spoofs may or may not survive in the Star Wars Universe. All this and more in part 4 of our Spirit of Star Wars summer series!
Since 1977 Star Wars has been a greatly influential force in filmmaking and for film goers everywhere. In Part 3 we cover two of the films of Roland Emmerich, Stargate and Independence Day: covering how they had their roots in Star Wars, their influences and legacy!