The 602 Club: A Geekery Speakeasy

Back to the Future III.

With the second movie ending on a cliffhanger, the team behind Back to the Future had the end in sight as they worked to bring the trilogy to a satisfying conclusion.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Back to the Future III. We discuss a western, the softening of Doc Brown, the love story, Thomas F. Wilson, making the right choices, history, ancestors, the music, wrapping up, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
A Western (00:04:51)
The Softening of Doc Brown (00:19:04)
The Love Story (00:26:46)
Thomas F. Wilson (00:30:22)
Making the Right Choices (00:33:51)
History (00:39:22)
Ancestors (00:43:33)
The Music (00:46:35)
Wrapping Up the Trilogy (00:48:40)
Ratings (00:52:43)
Recommendations (00:54:54)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Direct download: tsc-307.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Back to the Future II.

It is never easy to follow up a wildly successful movie with a sequel and make it as satisfying as the first, but with the response to Back to the Future, it was a no-brainer that the studio would want more.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Back to the Future II. We discuss being too big for one movie, cast changes, the future, alternate past and way past, Lea Thompson, predictions, back to 1955, Thomas Wilson, consequences, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
Too Big for One Movie (00:04:38)
Cast Changes (00:13:42)
The Future, Alternate Past and Way Past (00:21:40)
Lea Thompson (00:27:20)
Prediction (00:30:14)
Back to 1955 (00:32:42)
Thomas Wilson (00:36:47)
Consequences (00:41:06)
Ratings (00:47:35)
Recommendations (00:49:22)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Direct download: tsc-306.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Back to the Future.

There are some films that have a relatively easy road to production, then there are some that have been rejected many times over and even when they enter production, are plagued with issues all the way through, most of those end up as box office bombs, but every once in a while, the film gods smile and the movie becomes something truly special.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Back to the Future. We discuss being rejected, almost someone else, the cast, another change, risks and rewards, perspective, the music, effects, a classic, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
Rejected (00:04:30)
Almost Someone Else (00:14:40)
Christopher Lloyd (00:22:02)
Lea Thompson (00:28:40)
Crispin Glover (00:32:21)
Thomas F. Wilson (00:35:45)
Another Change (00:37:50)
Risks and Rewards (00:41:26)
Perspective (00:44:48)
The Music (00:47:06)
The Effects (00:51:28)
A Classic (00:53:38)
Ratings (00:56:01)
Recommendations (00:57:52)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Direct download: tsc-305.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Alita: Battle Angel.

In the late 1990s filmmaker Guillermo del Toro introduced James Cameron to a Japanese cyber punk manga series called Battle Angel Alita, Cameron was immediately taken with the material but it would be nineteen years before the film would ever make it to the big screen.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome Nic Anastassiou to talk about Alita: Battle Angel. We discuss from manga - to development hell - to screen, a big world, dehumanization, the characters and cast, exploring relationships, the effects, a sequel and our ratings.

Chapters
From Manga to Development Hell to Screen (00:03:47)
A Big World (00:17:49)
Dehumanization (00:31:23)
The Character and Cast (00:42:56)
Exploring Relationships (00:51:36)
The Effects (00:56:11)
A Sequel? (01:06:52)
Ratings (01:12:54)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
Nic Anastassiou

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Direct download: tsc-304.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

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