Jul 5, 2023
Ths week we head to Hollywood to look at two American animated films that had a crack at the space opera genre. We discuss the first ever animated feature made in 3D, Starchaser: The Legend of Orin and the Don Bluth animated Titan A.E, that had more than it's fair share of production issues along the way.
Jun 21, 2023
It's another anime special on the podcast! This week we tackle the (almost) impenetrable franchises of Gundam and Macross (or Robotech for those familiar with the US iteration of the series). But where to start?! Don't worry listeners we have a crash course for you this episode.
Together we look at the history of both...
Jun 7, 2023
This week James and Matt are joined by film writer and editor of EOFFTV, Kevin Lyons to explore the work of Douglas Adams and the 1981 BBC television adaptation of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. They also examine what British Space Opera adds to the genre and how it differs from those seen in America.
May 24, 2023
It's time to set off for the desert planet of Arrakis as James and Matt dive into the several attempts over the years to adapt Frank Herbert's space opera epic Dune to screen.
They take a look at the documentary film Jodorowsky's Dune (2013), directed by Frank Pavich, and unearth the story behind the film that never...
May 10, 2023
This week Matt and James take a nostalgic trip into the 80s to look at two Space Opera movies inspired by kids toylines.
Critic and host of the 'Not Just For Kids' podcast Russell Bailey joins them to discuss Transformers: The Movie (1986) and Masters Of The Universe (1987).