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Journey Through Sci-Fi

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).

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Apr 26, 2023

This week James and Matt look at the characters of Flash (Ah-ah) Gordon and (Be-de-bede) Buck Rogers once again in their Space Opera series...only this time it's THE EIGHTIES!

Join them as they disect the Dino De Laurentiis produced, Flash Gordon (1980) and Glen Larson's, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979). 


Apr 12, 2023

This week Matt and James take a look at two anime shows that expand the world of space opera and provide a new perspective on the genre.

They discuss the 70's classic anime show that went on to inspire the likes of Gundam, Evangelion and many more - Space Battleship Yamato (Starblazers in the US) and the tale of...

Mar 29, 2023

The aftermath of Star Wars and the attack of the clones begins...

This week James and Matt cover two of the many Star Wars 'inspired' films to hit cinema screens in the wake of the original films success. They take a look at Starcrash, Luigi Cozzi's disco lit Space Opera, along with Jimmy T. Murakami and Roger Corman's...