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Waterworld

Still Watching the Skies: Episode 94 “Waterworld”

Nat, Cody, and Robert are joined by Andy DiGenova to talk about 1995’s WATERWORLD and what goes into making the WATERWORLD attraction for Universal Studio’s park in Beijing. 1995 was abuzz with WATERWORLD, particularly with how much the film cost. Perhaps that unfairly influenced the critical and public perception for a film that would be …

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Leviathan

Still Watching the Skies: Episode 93 “Leviathan”

Cody, Robert, and Nat journey back to 1989 and a year of underwater adventure with LEVIATHAN. 1989 brought four underwater adventures to the big screen with DEEP STAR SIX, LORDS OF THE DEEP, and THE ABYSS joining LEVIATHAN. Obviously, THE ABYSS is the biggest name of the bunch, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t …

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under the skin

Still Watching the Skies: Episode 92 “Under the Skin”

Nat, Cody, and Robert are on the hunt to delve into the meanings of Jonathan Glazer’s UNDER THE SKIN. Jonathan Glazer’s adaptation of Michel Faber’s novel UNDER THE SKIN was an instant sensation among critics in 2013. Less so among the general audience, where the arthouse circuit wasn’t able to support the $13 million production, …

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Still Watching the Skies: Episode 91 “Solaris (1972)”

Robert, Nat, and Cody are joined by Bill Ackerman to delve into the ideas and mysteries of Andrei Takovsky’s SOLARIS from 1972. Andrei Tarkovsky’s adaptation of Stanislaw Lem’s novel SOLARIS certainly has the reputation of being one of the more cerebral science fiction movies ever made. Right from the start, Tarkovsky makes the story his …

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Prophecy

Still Watching the Skies: Episode 89 “Prophecy”

Nat, Cody, and Robert take a trip to the Maine woods for an eco-horror monster movie about corporate pollution and conflicts with Native Americans in PROPHECY (1979).   John Frankenheimer is regarded as one of the finest directors of the 1960s with a string of acclaimed films including THE BIRDMAN OF ALCATRAZ, THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, …

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