Thursday, January 7, 2016

#72 - J.J. ABRAMS: FROM STAR TREK TO STAR WARS


Ever since he revived Star Trek in a big bad way at the box office in 2009, J.J. Abrams has been a lightning rod for volatile controversy within the fan community. Did he ruin the franchise or save it? And has his value as a filmmaker been ultimately proven by the record-annihilating success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens? This week hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton take a hard critical look at the successful director's entire filmography and both highlight the similar techniques he's utilized in tackling his space-based features, as well as his overall strengths and weaknesses as a storyteller. They also weigh in with their thoughts on Episode VII and determine which sci-fi series Abrams is best suited to. Plus, as an added bonus, the duo close out this week's show with a discussion about Paramount and CBS's lawsuit against the makers of Axanar and it's potentially serious long-term ramifications.

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