Still Watching the Skies

The Last Starfighter

Still Watching the Skies: Episode 97 “The Last Starfighter”

Greetings starfighter! Join Robert, Nat, and Cody, with special guest Jim Laczkowski as we defend the frontier against Xur and the Kodan Armada by watching THE LAST STARFIGHTER and reminiscing about 1984. THE LAST STARFIGHTER opened July 13, 1984, in a summer packed with hits and wasn’t able to compete. But, it developed a cult …

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Still Watching the Skies: 2022 Summer Bonus Episode “European Pulp Fiction Spectacular”

Cody, Robert, and Nat take time off from our beach reading to bring you a special bonus episode focusing on three films reflecting the European take on pulp fiction including DR. MABUSE, THE GAMBLER, JUDEX, and DANGER: DIABOLIK. It’s a podcast full of women in catsuits, master criminals at least two steps ahead of the …

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Disclosure

Still Watching the Skies: Episode 95 “Disclosure”

Nat, Cody, and Robert are reporting to HR to talk about 1994’s DISCLOSURE, based on a Michael Crichton novel, and what makes a science fiction film. Erotic thrillers and Michael Crichton blockbusters were both big in the 1990s. DISCLOSURE is where the two intersect on a Venn diagram. And, as expected, it was dynamite at …

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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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