Episode #169: Star Trek Above and Beyond


A packed episode leads to a lot of opinions–some on opposite ends of the spectrum–on Star Trek Beyond (2016), the film series as a whole, and how well it interprets the television series.

Question of the Week: Do you think the next Star Trek movie is going to involve time travel? How could they do a storyline like that without it getting weird?

We also have an episode on Star Trek Into Darkness.

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Vlog: Magyk Dream Cast

In which Kendyl gives her ideal cast for the many characters in Angie Sage’s Magyk, first in the Septimus Heap series.

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Dream Cast Vlog: The Last Unicorn

In which Dorin casts pretty much every character you can think of for her ideal live-action version of The Last Unicorn by Peter S Beagle.



Adaptation #100: Get Out of Your Box, Trolls

header100Kendyl and Dorin have a million great things to say about the film The Boxtrolls as well as the book it is based on, Here Be Monsters! by Alan Snow. The two pull out some fairly intricate metaphors from the stories and for once, don’t lament that the book and movie are very different.

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For a similar discussions, check out our episodes on The Hobbit, Mariah Mundi, Percy Jackson, Epic/The Leaf Men, and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

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Adaptation #45: Star Trek Into the Bluest Blue

header045The hosts try to hold back the fangirling for as long as possible in this episode on JJ Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness. Dorin brings the Original Series knowledge as they compare the plot, tone and characters to the film, and then decide that Benedict Cumberbatch is everything.

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